Royal Oak

Clawson and HW Join Ferndale in Waiving Fees, RO to Vote Monday

September 4th 2014

Clawson and HW Join Ferndale in Waiving Fees, RO to Vote Monday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2014) Now that the floods of Aug. 11 are gone, there is still plenty of cleanup and property restoration to be done in South Oakland County Communities. Some cities are making that easy by waiving fees for residents […]

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback

September 4th 2014

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 5, 2014) The Detroit Zoological Society’s breeding program for the Wyoming toad has produced a record 3,945 tadpoles for release into the wild in its efforts to preserve the federally endangered amphibian. “This is the largest number of tadpoles we have […]

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended

September 2nd 2014

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended (Lt. David Clemens, Royal Oak Police Dept, Sept. 2, 2014) On Monday, September 1, 2014, at approximately 3:15 p.m., the Dearborn Police Department Special Operations Unit, with assistance from the FBI Oakland County Gang and Violent Crimes Task Force, the Royal Oak Police Department, and the Detroit Police Department arrested […]

Families in Several Cities Sent Deceptive School Enrollment Notices

August 31st 2014

ALERT: Families in Several Cities Sent Deceptive School Enrollment Notices from EAA (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2014) Families across South Oakland County have been receiving strange notices in the mail saying that their children are to report to EAA-run schools on the first day of class instead of their own. Titled “Confirmation of 2014-2015 […]

Arts, Beats & Eats Festival Packs Royal Oak

August 31st 2014

Arts, Beats & Eats Festival Packs Royal Oak (Compiled, Aug.31, 2014) Labor Day weekend brought the annual Arts, Beats, and Eats Festival to Downtown Royal Oak.  With dozens of local bands and plenty of fun for the whole family,the event raises money for playground equipment in the community.  If you have photos you’d like to […]

Singing Insects of Michigan Presentation Sept. 3

August 30th 2014

Singing Insects of Michigan Presentation Sept. 3 ( Royal Oak Nature Society Press Release, Aug.30, 2014) Not all the sounds of nature come from birds and frogs. Singing insects are one of the most dominant sounds of our summer days and nights. The Singing Insects of Michigan speaker program is being held on Wednesday, Sept. […]

Handgun Reported Stolen and More in Royal Oak Crime Report

August 30th 2014

Handgun Reported Stolen and More in Royal Oak Crime Report (Royal Oak Police, Aug. 30, 2014) For the week of August 21, 2014 through August 28, 2014 Breaking and Entering 1041 S. Main (Jumpstart Automotive Group), 8-20-14 – 8-21-14, 6:30 p.m. – 8:45 a.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect pried open the door lock, entered […]

4th & 5th Graders: Art Contest for Calendar about Protecting Water

August 29th 2014

4th & 5th Graders: Art Contest for Calendar about Protecting Water (press release, Aug. 29, 2014) Oakland County Water Resource Commission invites 4th and 5th grade students in Oakland County to submit drawings depicting how we can all protect our lakes, streams and rivers from pollution, as well as how to conserve water.  Winning entries are […]

Essential School Bus Tips!

August 29th 2014

Essential School Bus Tips! (Bloomfield Hills Schools, Aug. 29, 2014) Over the summer, we asked our bus drivers to tell us what they wish children and parents would know, prior to the start of the school year. They gave us the following tips: ~The bus is not recess time. ~Students and parents should wait for […]

2014 Arts Beats and Eats Concert Lineup Announced Aug 29-Sept 1

August 27th 2014

2014 Arts Beats and Eats Concert Lineup Announced Aug 29-Sept 1 (Press Release, Aug. 8, 2014 – republished Aug. 27, 2014) ARTS BEATS AND EATS CONCERTS 2014 LINEUP – MICHIGAN LOTTERY NATIONAL STAGE Friday, August 29 5:00 p.m. Chris Emmerson (Pop/Rock) 6:30 p.m. Stewart Francke (Soul) 8:00 p.m. Night Ranger (Hard Rock) 9:45 p.m. .38 […]