Royal Oak

Will Royal Oak Taco Bell Serve Booze? Decision Postponed Until April

March 13th 2018

Will Royal Oak Taco Bell Serve Booze? Decision Postponed Until April (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 13, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- Commissioners in Royal Oak have not yet voted on whether or not to approve the plan of operation which would include alcohol sales at the recently opened Taco Bell Cantina at 420 S. Main Street.  […]

MML#1: Officials Learn Basics of Being a Good Public Servant

March 6th 2018

MML#1: Officials Learn Basics of Being a Good Public Servant (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2018) Frankenmuth, MI – For Bob Slattery, former Mayor of Mt. Morris, a life of public service is “the perfect life.” And as a past President of Michigan Municipal League and an ongoing educator for elected officials, he’s been able […]

Couple Working Towards Ecovillage Dream

March 5th 2018

Couple Working Towards Ecovillage Dream (Susanna Borgelt, March 5, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – Couple Oakland County couple Gaylyn and Karl Kaufman are gathering a group of motivated individuals to form a community that will develop into a two-location ecovillage. The plans have been in the works for over five year since Gaylyn and Karl […]

Woodward Avenue Resurfacing to Begin in April

March 2nd 2018

Woodward Avenue Resurfacing to Begin in April Birmingham, MI – The Michigan   Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public meeting to discuss the   M-1 (Woodward Avenue) resurfacing project set for this year between 14 Mile   Road and Quarton Road/Big Beaver Road. Work includes replacing asphalt, improving   sidewalk ramps, and modernizing […]

Detroit Zoo Takes in Animals from Defunct Bat Zone

February 28th 2018

Detroit Zoo Takes in Animals from Defunct Bat Zone (Detroit Zoo, Feb. 28, 2018) Royal Oak, Pontiac, MI – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is providing sanctuary to 61 animals in need of rescue after the sudden closure of Bat Zone in Pontiac. Fifty-four bats of three species – straw-colored fruit bats, short-tailed fruit bats […]

Leaders Learn About Connected Community Needs

February 25th 2018

Leaders Learn About Connected Community Needs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2018) Ferndale,  MI – Does your community need more fiber?  The answer is likely yes according to Emily Dabish of Rocket Fiber who was among the speakers at Main Street Oakland County Main Street’s “Connected Downtowns” Conference on Feb.  15. Fiber is the foundation […]

Ominous Snapchat Post Sparks Discussions in Royal Oak Schools…

February 22nd 2018

Ominous Snapchat Post Sparks Discussions in Royal Oak Schools Over Releasing Information (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 22, 2018) Royal Oak, MI –  Just days before the school shooting in Parkland Florida, a Royal Oak High School student posted a slideshow on Snapchat, which is now the subject of discussion in the community about when parents […]

Royal Oak Dog Walkers Gets New Spot in Ferndale, Seeks Help with Name

February 22nd 2018

Royal Oak Dog Walkers Gets New Spot in Ferndale, Seeks Help with Name (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 22, 2018) Ferndale, MI – When Catherine Adamo got her Masters of Social Work in 2014, she started walking dogs while she was waiting for her certificate and looking for jobs. “I realized that it made me very […]

International Polar Bear Day Events at the Detroit Zoo February 24 and 27

February 19th 2018

International Polar Bear Day Events at the Detroit Zoo February 24 and 27 Royal Oak, MI – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is hosting free activities at the Detroit Zoo’s award-winning Arctic Ring of Life to celebrate International Polar Bear Day and raise awareness of the conservation concerns facing this iconic species. Two events – […]

Royal Oak St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 10

February 19th 2018

Royal Oak St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 10 Royal Oak, MI – It’s that time of year again! Mark your Calendar, this March 10th at 10am we will be marching again.It is our Annual St. Patricks Day Parade. Please note that this years start time is earlier than in the past. This is always a […]