Royal Oak

Royal Oak Woman Dies of Suicide

May 14th 2014

Royal Oak Woman Dies of Suicide (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 14, 2014) At request, Royal Oak Community Engagement Specialist Judy Davids released the following information, which has been edited to protect the identity of the deceased: “On May 9th 2014, at 7:55PM, officers responded to Poplar for a report of a gunshot victim. The Officers […]

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video)

May 13th 2014

Gloria Steinem Puts Reproductive Rights into Perspective (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 13, 2014) Over 900 people packed the Henry in Dearborn to listen to women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem talk about her lifelong fight for equality. For 80 years she has experienced patriarchy, and as she spoke to people of all ages at Planned […]

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan

May 13th 2014

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan (C. Proxmire, May 13, 2014)   As the City of Detroit struggles to restructure under bankruptcy, the issue of regional water management is in the forefront of the discussions. Oakland County leaders, including County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash are advocating for […]

Royal Oak’s New Bike Racks Arrive

May 9th 2014

Royal Oak’s New Bike Racks Arrive (City of Royal Oak Press Release, May 9, 2014) Parking your bike in Royal Oak just got easier. The Royal Oak Department of Public Service installed galvanized circle-frame bike racks onto 10 parking meters poles throughout the downtown area on Tuesday afternoon. Each frame, which includes a handsome bicycle […]

Macaroni Kid Free Newsletter for Families Comes to Royal Oak

May 9th 2014

Macaroni Kid Free Newsletter for Families Comes to Royal Oak (Press Release, May 9, 2014) After her first child was born, local mom Karen Evans felt the way most new moms do: she wanted to do the best things for her new little boy. She started looking for local events and soon realized that, although […]

Over 60 Homes in Pleasant Ridge City-Wide Garage Sale May 10

May 8th 2014

Over 60 Homes in Pleasant Ridge City-Wide Garage Sale May 10 (Press Release, May 8, 2014)   The City of Pleasant Ridge will sponsor a City-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 10. 60+ houses will be participating in the daylong event. Individual houses will be selling their goods & treasures starting at 9:00 a.m. Maps […]

State Representative 26th District

May 5th 2014

2014 – State Representative 26th District The Oakland County115 News provides three levels of election info. All candidates are listed. Candidates may return a questionnaire without cost to provide more information. For a small fee they may add their website, advertisement and endorsement list. The fee for enhanced listings helps fun this community news project. […]

Annual Royal Oak Wine Stroll Benefits Boys & Girls Clubs May 17

May 4th 2014

Annual Royal Oak Wine Stroll Benefits Boys & Girls Clubs May 17 (press release, May 4, 2014) 10th Annual Wine Stroll Event – Date & Time: Saturday, May 17, 2014 – 12:00pm – 5:00pm Tickets are on sale now and quantities are limited for the 10th annual Wine Stroll in Downtown Royal Oak, Saturday, May […]

2014 – County Commissioner 19th District

May 4th 2014

2014 – County Commissioner 19th District The Oakland County115 News provides three levels of election info. All candidates are listed. Candidates may return a questionnaire without cost to provide more information. For a small fee they may add their website, advertisement and endorsement list. The fee for enhanced listings helps fun this community news project. […]

SMART Funding Increase to be on August Ballot

May 3rd 2014

SMART Funding Increase to be on August Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2014) Residents of Oakland County will decide on Aug. 5 if SMART should receive taxpayer funding. County Commissioners voted to put a 1-mil rate on the ballot, an increase over the .59 millage rate of years past. On average, the additional millage […]