Royal Oak Township

Details of the I-696 Closure, Beginning April 27

April 20th 2018

Details of the I-696 Closure, Beginning April 27 Crews will begin implementing westbound I-696 closures at 9 p.m. Friday, April 27, starting with closing the eastbound and westbound I-94 ramps to westbound I-696 The closure of all access points/ramps is expected to be completed by 5 a.m. Saturday, April 28. PROJECT END DATE: November 2018 […]

Ferndale Schools Seeking Applicants for Board of Education

April 13th 2018

Ferndale Schools Seeking Applicants for Board of Education (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 13, 2018) Ferndale, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, Pleasant Ridge MI- The Ferndale Schools Board of Education has a vacancy, and the district is accepting applications through Wednesday, April 18th, 12pm.  Candidate interviews will take place on Monday, April 23rd, 6pm, in the […]

Ferndale Education Foundation Derby Dinner & Auction April 27

March 30th 2018

Ferndale Education Foundation Derby Dinner & Auction April 27 Ferndale, MI – Brake out the hats and join us for the FEF Dinner & Auction Derby Party! All proceeds from this event go to Ferndale Public Schools. Price $60.00 – includes strolling dinner and 3 beer or wine tickets plus entertainment. Auction by Sabin the […]

Ferndale Students Walk Out to Remember 17 Lives Lost in Florida School Shooting

March 15th 2018

Ferndale Students Walk Out to Remember 17 Lives Lost in Florida School Shooting (Cheryl Weiss, March 15, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Over 400 students streamed outside from all directions into the courtyard at Ferndale Middle School and Ferndale High School at 9:55am on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 to join the national #ENOUGH National School Walkout.  […]

Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of Florida School Shooting

February 15th 2018

Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of  Florida School Shooting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 15, 2018) Clarkston, Farmington, Ferndale, Madison Heights,  MI – Wednesday’s shooting in Parkland Florida left 17 people dead.  It also left parents and school administrators across the country with a painful reminder of the need to keep students safe. “When […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 9th 2018

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2017) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6

February 1st 2018

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6 Troy, MI – Come learn the watershed story of the mighty Clinton River and how you can help take care of this precious place for generations to come. In most of Macomb County, the eastern half of Oakland County, and small areas of southern Lapeer and St. […]

State Rep. Wittenberg Sounds Horn on 1949 Law for Motorists, Introduces Repeal

January 30th 2018

State Rep. Wittenberg Sounds Horn on 1949 Law for Motorists, Introduces Repeal (Rep. Robert Wittenberg, Jan. 30, 2018) Huntington Woods, MI – House Bill 5504, introduced today by state Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Huntington Woods), heralds a change to an archaic 1949 law encouraging drivers to toot a horn or give another audible sign when they […]

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy

November 21st 2017

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After sending off longtime Board of Education Member Karen Twomey with a certificate and cake, Ferndale Public Schools announced Tuesday that the process is open for filling the vacancy. The following was sent by Ferndale Schools Communications Director Bill […]

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County

November 16th 2017

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County (Oakland County, Nov. 16, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County small businesses that hope to see green during the upcoming holiday shopping season could pocket a little green for themselves – $1,000 – just for registering for Oakland County’s Small Business Saturday to Saturday […]