Royal Oak

Royal Oak Police Annual Report Shows More than Just the Numbers

May 22nd 2016

Royal Oak Police Annual Report Shows More than Just the Numbers (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 22, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – From rescuing ducklings from a storm drain to helping a man recreate a traffic stop as a wedding proposal – to solving murders and other crimes, the Royal Oak Police have had a busy […]

Safe Shredding Day in RO and Ferndale May 21

May 18th 2016

Safe Shredding Day in RO and Ferndale May 21 (EVENT page) SAGE and AARP Host Safe Document Shredding Day in Ferndale and RO May 21  Royal Oak, MI – AARP is hosting a paper shredding day on May 21 with a location in Ferndale and one in Royal Oak. SAGE (Services and Advocacy for LGBT […]

Memorial Day Parades & Events in Oakland County 2016

May 12th 2016

Memorial Day Parades & Events in Oakland County 2016 (EVENT page) Addison Twp – 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Village Hall and Indian Trail Junior High School Activities include free pancake breakfast, Community March, ceremonies and Veterans Resource Fair For complete schedule, visit ItHappensInAddison.com Auburn Hills – Monday, May 30 starting at 11am.  Parade route […]

Forum in Southfield Shows Need for Transit, Reveals Plan Release Date

May 3rd 2016

Forum in Southfield Shows Need for Transit, Reveals Plan Release Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2016) Southfield, MI – Marie Donigan’s stepson lives in Seattle with his fiancé.  It’s a pretty common scenario for people to have adult children living in other states. That’s because Michigan has been experiencing an exodus of talented younger […]

Candidate Interview: Mike Goetz for OC Prosecutor (video)

May 3rd 2016

Candidate Interview: Mike Goetz for OC Prosecutor (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2016) Lake Orion, MI – A former Assistant Prosecutor is running for Oakland County Prosecuting Attorney against his former boss.  Lake Orion resident Mike Goetz will be on the ballot against the incumbent Democrat Jessica Cooper who was elected in 2008.  Election […]

Candidate Interview: Jim Ellison for State Rep. 26th District (video)

May 2nd 2016

Candidate Interview: Jim Ellison for State Rep. 26th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Current Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison is running for State Rep. for the 26th District, which includes Madison Heights and Royal Oak. Current State Rep. Jim Townsend cannot run again due to term limits. Ellison […]

Students See County Government First Hand at Youth Day

April 29th 2016

Students See County Government First Hand at Youth Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2016) Pontiac, MI – It’s a safe bet to say that most adults have never attended a meeting of County Commissioners or gotten an up close and personal lesson in civics from a team of elected officials. But that is what […]

Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court

April 28th 2016

Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court (Michigan Municipal League, April 28, 2016) LANSING, MI — U.S. District Judge John Corbett O’Meara has accepted an agreement between the Secretary of State’s office and local governments and school groups, permanently enjoining Secretary of State Ruth Johnson from enforcing a law passed in […]

Oakland County Schools Vary on Testing for Lead in Water

April 27th 2016

Oakland County Schools Vary on Testing for Lead in Water (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Oakland County, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and […]

Royal Oak School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry UPDATED

April 27th 2016

Royal Oak School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their […]