Royal Oak

4th Annual Royal Oak Bike Expo May 17

May 10th 2015

4th Annual Royal Oak Bike Expo May 17 (event listing, May 10, 2015) Please join us at this free event.  Free bike helmets for kids while they last.  Free minor bike tune-ups from local bike stores.  Amazing tricks by some of the best local BMX cyclists and skateboarders. Sunday, May 17th 2:00pm – 4:30pm Royal Oak […]

May 5, 2015 Election Results

May 5th 2015

May 5, 2015 Election Results (C. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) We’ll be updating this page with election results from Oakland County as soon as we have them from the Oakland County Clerk. STATEWIDE PROPOSAL TO INCREASE SALES TAX Statewide it seems Proposal One has failed miserably.  We’ll update with some totals when they are available. […]

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Royal Oak Police Handle “SWATTING” Situation

May 4th 2015

Royal Oak Police Handle “SWATTING” Situation (Royal Oak Police, May 4, 2015) Royal Oak police officers and the Southeast Oakland County SWAT team responded to the 1100 block of Royal to investigate the report of a barricaded gunman holding two hostages inside a home. When they arrived on the scene, a perimeter was set up […]

Royal Oak In Bloom May 10

May 4th 2015

Royal Oak In Bloom May 10 Event – Date & Time: Sunday, May 10, 2015 – 7:00am – 2:00pm On Sunday, May 10th, 2015 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., over 70 vendors with bring everything from flowers to landscaping décor and participate in the 22nd Annual Royal Oak in Bloom. This open-air market is […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

Royal Oak Police Help with Amazing Proposal (video)

April 30th 2015

Royal Oak Police Help with Amazing Proposal (video) (Royal Oak Police Press Release, April 30, 2015) On April 17, 2013, a young man was pulled over by a Royal Oak Police officer while on his first date with a young woman. Two years later to the day, he asked the ROPD for help with his […]

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

April 29th 2015

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher, […]

Unlawful Imprisonment and Assault Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak

April 28th 2015

Unlawful Imprisonment and Assault Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, April 28, 2015) On Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 6:30 a.m., Royal Oak police officers responded to the 1500 block of N. Washington and arrested 29-year-old Royal Oak resident, Jason Dale, for Unlawful Imprisonment, Felonious Assault, Aggravated Assault, and Malicious Destruction of Property. […]