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Jim and Jodie Ellison Talk about Political Journey (video)

December 23rd 2016

Jim and Jodie Ellison Talk about Political Journey (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 23, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Lovebirds and partners in politics Jim and Jodie Ellison are adjusting to the change of Jim’s role as Mayor to that of State Representative. Jim now gets to represent the residents of Royal Oak and those […]

Royal Oak Fire Dept Open House Oct 8

September 18th 2016

Royal Oak Fire Dept Open House Oct 8 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Fire Department Open House Saturday, October 8, 2016 Come hang out and see the firefighters of the Royal Oak Fire Department in action! There will be multiple demonstrations including a car extrication, stove top fire, technical rescue and ladder trucks. Meet […]

Royal Oak: Arts, Beats and Eats Info, Parking, Closings, Times Etc. Sept. 2-5

August 27th 2016

Royal Oak: Arts, Beats and Eats Info, Parking, Closings, Times Etc. Sept. 2-5 (City of Royal Oak, Aug. 27, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – With Arts, Beats and Eats happening the City of Royal Oak has shared the following information for residents and guests: Labor Day Holiday Hours; Court Closes Early Sept. 2 In observance […]

Vista Maria Dolly Drive Event at BlackFinn in Royal Oak Aug. 17

August 8th 2016

Vista Maria Dolly Drive Event at BlackFinn in Royal Oak Aug. 17 (Event Page) Royal Oak, MI – “The Ultimate Girls Night Out” Supporting Vista Maria’s Foster Children – One Doll at a Time.  Vista Maria Dolly Drive Event at BlackFinn in Royal Oak Aug. 17   430 S. Main Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067  Tickets […]

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 […]

Royal Oak City Hall Project Public Forum April 18

April 17th 2016

Royal Oak City Hall Project Public Forum April 18 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – City Hall Project Public Forum Event – Date & Time:  Monday, April 18, 2016 – 6:00pm Learn about the proposed design plans for a new City Hall, police station, downtown park and more at a special meeting of the Royal […]

Royal Oak State of the Schools Address April 28

April 16th 2016

Royal Oak State of the Schools Address April 28 (EVENT page)   Royal Oak State of the Schools Address April 28 Event – Date & Time: Thursday, April 28, 2016 – 7:00pm Superintendent Shawn Lewis-Lakin will provide an overview of Royal Oak Schools past successes, current challenges and future plans at the Annual State of […]

Royal Oak Bans Travel to NC in Wake of Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

April 12th 2016

Royal Oak Bans Travel to NC in Wake of Anti-LGBTQ Legislation (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 12, 2016) ROYAL OAK, MI – Across the country municipalities and corporations have been making pledges not to travel to the state of North Carolina, and the City of Royal Oak is among them. On Monday the City Commission unanimously […]

Royal Oak: Diaper Drive for Care Net Through Jan. 30

January 16th 2016

Royal Oak: Diaper Drive for Care Net Through Jan. 30 (Heather Marie O’Herron, Jan. 19, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – St. Paul Lutheran Church at 202 E. 5th Street is collecting diapers and baby wipes for Care Net, a group that helps babies with locations in Detroit and Berkley. The collection runs through Jan. 30. […]

Transformers Explode in Royal Oak, Power Outages Reported (video) UPDATED

November 21st 2015

Transformers Explode in Royal Oak, Power Outages Reported (video) UPDATED (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) Several explosions happened in Royal Oak near 11 Mile and Campbell.  Originally this was reported to be a series of electrical transformers blowing.  The City of Royal Oak later released a statement saying “DTE reports: Our System Operations Center […]