Royal Oak

“I’m Very Fawned of You” And Other Valentines from Michigan DNR

February 10th 2021

Cards include affectionate plays on words, like “I’m very fawned of you!” and “You make me a happy camper, Valentine!”

Doctor Warns Others After Online Romance Scams Use His Identity

February 9th 2021

Year after year I learn that someone has used my images as well as my niece and nephews in fake profiles to lure someone into a romance scam.

Male Polar Bear Kills Female Polar Bear at Detroit Zoo

February 8th 2021

After being apart for several months, Nuka and Anana were re-introduced last week

Royal Oak’s Library of Things Helps Users with More Than Books and Media

February 8th 2021

Here patrons can check out fun and useful items such as GoPro cameras, an electric keyboard, a guitar, a cue robot, an Amazon Firestick, Google Next, Kindles, and basics like tools, electronics, and games.

Video Break: Lion Cub Playing with Stick

February 7th 2021

Cathy Franklin recently captured video of the adorable cub chomping on a stick.

Royal Oak Launches Civic Foundation to Address Hunger and Other Needs

February 5th 2021

The foundation’s mission is “to improve the city’s health, safety, and cultural opportunities by inspiring the philanthropy of residents and business leaders to support a  thriving, resilient community.”

Zoom Now Has Free Live Transcription/ Closed Captioning Option

February 3rd 2021

In a step toward online inclusion Zoom has added a new feature, live transcription.

Veterans in Oakland County Invited to Apply for COVID Assistance Grants

February 3rd 2021

The grants can be used for eligible food, utility, property taxes and personal care expenses.

Southbound I-75 Closed Overnight Due to Truck Hitting Overpass

February 3rd 2021

Every effort will be made to open southbound I-75 prior to morning rush hour (Thursday, Feb. 4). It is unknown if the Savanah overpass will be open by tomorrow morning.

Feb. 23 – ReLeaf Michigan Webinar on Planting Trees in Populated Areas

February 1st 2021

Trees add aesthetic, economic, and environmental value to your community.