Royal Oak

Enhanced Notification Service Now Available for Crime Victims in Michigan

September 14th 2020

The enhanced MI-VINE service offers users innovative functionality, an improved user experience and expanded access to victim services.

Sept. 17 & 24 – Art on Fifth Avenue in Royal Oak

September 11th 2020

Art on Fifth Avenue, located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Washington Avenue in downtown Royal Oak! A new mini-exhibition that showcases four area artists, each Thursday evening from 4-7PM in September.

Election Analysis: Rejected Absentee Ballots, & How to Prevent Them in November

September 11th 2020

Oakland County had a slightly higher rejection rate of 1.7 percent of their total 261,890 absentee ballots.

Here’s How to Nominate a School Support Staffer for Statewide Award

September 10th 2020

Nominees must, at a minimum, demonstrate excellence in the following areas: (A) Work performance; (B) School and community involvement; (C) Leadership and commitment; (D) Local support (from co-workers, school administrators, community members, etc., who speak to the nominee’s exemplary work); (E) Enhancement of classified school employees’ image in the community and schools. 

Oakland County Offering Free Advanced Manufacturing Training

September 10th 2020

People looking for a fresh start as the economy continues to open up in our state can take advantage of these two programs, which are free to eligible participants

2020 Candidate Interview: Erika Alexander for Royal Oak School Board

September 10th 2020

Candidates are Erika Alexander, Timothy Ciechorski, Lisa-Aline Hanes, Dustin Kaupp, Lakeesha Morrison, and incumbent MaryAnne VanHaitsma.

2020 Candidate Interview:  E. Wadsworth Sherrod for OCC Board of Trustees

September 10th 2020

Voters throughout Oakland County have the opportunity to select two Trustees for the Oakland Community College Board. 

Michigan Governor Clarifies Rules for Face Masks During Sports

September 9th 2020

Last week, the governor signed Executive Order 2020-176 reopening Michigan’s gyms and pools in those regions where they remain closed and allowing for organized sports practices and competitions to resume in those regions where they remain restricted, subject to strict protections meant to limit spread of the virus.

2020 Candidate Interview:  Jim Ellison for State Rep. 26th District

September 9th 2020

In the race for State Representative of the 26th District, Incumbent Jim Ellison, a Democrat, faces Republican Chris Meister on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot.

Injured Pelican Finds Refuge at Detroit Zoo

September 9th 2020

When she arrived at the Detroit Zoo, she was weak, malnourished and unable to walk.