Royal Oak Township

County-Wide Millage to Go on Nov. Ballot for Parks and Recreation

August 16th 2020

“For the first time in our 54-year existence, we’re asking for an increase so we can provide more high quality parks, programs and services to the citizens of Oakland County,” OCPR Executive Officer Dan Stencil said.

SEMCOG Survey Asking Resident Opinions on Local Government Spending

August 16th 2020

Results will be shared with local government leaders so that they understand what services their residents value most. Responses will also help inform SEMCOG’s Economic Development Strategy for Southeast Michigan, currently under development.

Voter Turnout by City, Numbers Metzger Calls Disappointing

August 11th 2020

Oakland County, with one of the highest educational attainment rates in the state, had an Aug. 4, 2020 turnout rate of only 37.1 percent!

Sept. – Virtual5k Throughout Michigan to Support Accessibility

August 2nd 2020

Throughout the month of September, the Michigan Parks and Recreation Foundation is hosting a Virtual 5K (3.1 miles) to raise funds to provide accessible recreation opportunities for parks and programs. You can run, walk, skateboard, bike, or swim a 5K during the month of September!

Video Interviews with Candidates for State Rep 27th District 

August 1st 2020

The candidates are Kelli Williams, Regina Weiss, Martin Tutwiler, Dan Tuck, Matt Stoel, Robert Lathrop, Kevin Kresch, and Crystal Bailey.
The winner of the Aug. 4 primary will face Elizabeth Goss who is unopposed in the Republican Primary on the Nov. 3, 2020 election.

Candidates for Oakland County Prosecutor 2020

August 1st 2020

In the Aug. 4 Democratic Primary voters in Oakland County will chose between incumbent Jessica Cooper and challenger Karen McDonald for Oakland County Prosecutor.

The winner of the primary will then face Lin Goetz who is unopposed in the Republican Primary.

Video Interviews with Candidates for County Commission 18th District

August 1st 2020

Hazel Park, Ferndale, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, Huntington Woods, MI – In the race for County Commissioner of the 18th District there are two Democrats facing off in the Aug. 4, 2020 Primary: Charlie Cavell and Dan Cherrin.

Video Interviews with Oakland County Sheriff Candidates 2020

August 1st 2020

The Primary takes place Aug. 4, 2020.  The winner of the Democratic Primary will face Bouchard in the Nov. 3 election.

Here are 137 Videos of Candidates for Local Offices, and How to Help Us Do More

July 29th 2020

Here is the list of candidates we were able to interview for the Aug. 4 primary.  Our goal is to continue this project up until the Nov. 3, 2020 election so even more can be included.

Ferndale Schools Making Plans for Fall, “Ready to Pivot” as Necessary

July 29th 2020

Parents of Ferndale Public Schools Students tuned in Tuesday evening for a Facebook Live meeting with Superintendent Dania Bazzi and other school staff to learn about the district’s plans for the fall.