Royal Oak

Homes to be built… Churchill to be renovated

March 15th 2014

Homes to be built on sold Royal Oak Schools property, Churchill to be renovated (Royal Oak Schools Press Release, March 15, 2014) The Royal Oak Schools Board of Education, meeting on Thursday, March 13, 2014, approved contracts for renovations at Churchill School.   The Churchill building houses several district programs, including the Churchill Community High School, […]

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board

March 12th 2014

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board (Adapted from WA3 Press Release, March 12, 2014) 2014 and the recent mayoral elections bring three new leaders to the Board of the Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3), a collaborative effort to promote the 11 communities along M1. From the far north is Pontiac’s mayor Deidre Waterman.  […]

Sink Hole Slows Traffic in Royal Oak

March 12th 2014

Sink Hole Slows Traffic in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2014) A sink hole and a water main break are slowing down traffic on 11 Mile Road near Main Street in Royal Oak. The sinkhole, near Pleasant Street, takes up the entire eastbound lane. Traffic has been diverted to the westbound lane and […]

Royal Oak Library’s Annual Book Sale, March 6-8

March 6th 2014

Royal Oak Library’s Annual Book Sale, March 6-8 (Friends of the Royal Oak Library Press Release, March 6, 2014) Event – Date & Time: Thursday, March 6, 2014 – 5:00pm – Saturday, March 8, 2014 – 5:00pm Visit the Royal Oak Public Library (222 E. Eleven Mile Road) for the Friends Annual Book Sale on […]

Collaboration Brings Arrest…

March 6th 2014

Collaboration Brings Arrest of Ferndale, Oak Park and Royal Oak Burglary Suspects (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2014) On March 6, 2014, at approximately 10:00 a.m., members of the Troy Police Department Special Investigations Unit (SIU) arrested two home invasion suspects in Ferndale, according to a press release from the Royal Oak Police Department. The […]

Royal Oak Police Seek Suspects in Armed Robbery at Wilson’s Market

March 5th 2014

Royal Oak Police Seek Suspects in Armed Robbery at Wilson’s Market (March 5, 2014) On March 4, 2014, at approximately 9:10 p.m., the Royal Oak Police Department responded to Wilson’s Market, located at 901 E. 11 Mile Road, on a report of an armed robbery. The suspects, described as dark skinned black males with thin […]

Royal Oak Declares Snow Emergency March 2

March 2nd 2014

Royal Oak Declares Snow Emergency March 2 (City of Royal Oak Press Release, March 2, 2014) A snow emergency has been declared on March 2, 2014 at 3:00 a.m. Snow Emergency conditions are generally defined as a snowfall of four inches or more and will remain in effect until your street has been plowed.  All […]

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated

February 28th 2014

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Feb. 28, 2014) Reading test scores for Michigan fourth graders improved for the fourth consecutive year, the Michigan Department of Education reported today. Results from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) are reflective of what children had learned the previous […]

Royal Oak Police Report: Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Traffic Stop

February 28th 2014

Royal Oak Police Report: Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Traffic Stop (Royal Oak Police, Feb. 28, 2014) Larceny 410 S. Main (Burgerz Restaurant), 2-23-14, 2:30 a.m.: Complainant accidentally left his cell phone on the counter. When he realized what he had done, he returned and discovered an unknown suspect stole it.  14-6209 25352 Woodward (L.A. Fitness), […]

Broken Windshields and More in Royal Oak Police Report

February 21st 2014

Broken Windshields and More in Royal Oak Police Report (Royal Oak Police, Feb. 21, 2014) Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of February 13, 2014 through February 20, 2014 Breaking and Entering 1200 block of S. Lafayette, 2-2-14 – 2-3-14, 6:00 p.m. – 2:00p.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect broke into the […]