Blog Archives

Royal Oak Seeks Website Feedback for Consideration in Redesign

June 22nd 2020

Here’s your chance to share your thoughts on our current website and what we can do to make it better.

Royal Oakers Gather at Courthouse to Oppose Racism

June 4th 2020

In the midst of the stories, examples and speeches was a painfully awkward silence of eight minutes and 46 seconds.

Feb 10 & 11 – African American Women and Suffrage Movement at OU and OCC 

February 3rd 2020

A free speaking series on African American Women and the Women’s Suffrage Movement by award-winning author, speaker and educator Michelle Duster.

2019 Candidate Interview: Belem Morales for Royal Oak City Commission

September 18th 2019

Belem Morales is running for Royal Oak City Commission in the Nov. 5, 2019 election.

2019 Candidate Interview: Pamela Lindell for Royal Oak City Commission

September 15th 2019

Pamela Lindell is running for Royal Oak City Commission in the Nov. 5, 2019 election.

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference

March 21st 2019

Local Officials and Admins Gather in Lansing for Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference (C. Proxmire, March 21, 2019) Lansing, MI- Officials and city administrators from across the state gathered in Lansing this week for the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference. MML provides educational and networking opportunities, including classes on topics that are important to local […]

Annual “ROam Home” Event to Bring Royal Oak Together, Planning Meeting Jan. 9

December 31st 2018

Annual “ROam Home” Event to Bring Royal Oak Together, Planning Meeting Jan. 9 ROYAL OAK, Michigan – Royal Oak has always been the type of community you come home to. And community members will have an opportunity on January 9, 2019 to learn more about a new annual event that ensures there is more reason […]

Royal Oak Testing Out 30 Minute Parking Spots on Main Street

December 29th 2018

Royal Oak Testing Out 30 Minute Parking Spots on Main Street (City of Royal Oak, Dec. 29, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak is introducing a pilot program for 30-minute parking spaces in the downtown area to allow for convenient short-term parking. The program includes five designated parking spaces with 30-minute meters along Main […]

Royal Oak Ready for Small Business Saturday

November 19th 2018

  Royal Oak Ready for Small Business Saturday (Downtown Royal Oak, Nov. 19, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- The Royal Oak DDA is celebrating the independently operated retail shops and boutiques in our downtown on Small Business Saturday, this November 24th, by launching several initiatives that include free parking in the parking garages on Small Business […]

“Strength in Life” and Other Art Installed in Downtown Royal Oak

November 4th 2018

  “Strength in Life” and Other Art Installed in Downtown Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 4, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- On the side of the Center Street parking deck in Downtown Royal Oak is a painting ripe with yellow and orange-red excitement, birds in flight and sunshine in the corner.  The creation is called […]