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Observer & Eccentric
Jogger sniffs out gas leak in Royal Oak neighborhood
According to the police report, officers responded to the scene around 4:34 p.m. and immediately evacuated the residents within a one block radius of the leak.
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13 hrs ago
Sinkholes Swallowing Local Roads Keep Crews Busy
Traffic is being diverted around a large sinkhole that developed in West Bloomfield Township Friday, The Oakland County Road Commission closed Drake Road just north of Maple Road, The Oakland News reports .
20 hrs ago
Oakland Kindergarten Teacher has Knack for Nurturing
Patty Fitzpatrick, a talented kindergarten teacher at Oakland Elementary, is the Royal Oak School District's elementary school nominee for the Oakland County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award.
Birmingham homeowner honors heritage of her childhood home in Wales
It's natural to leave the nest, but you can still honor it wherever you land. Jan Griffiths proves this point beautifully in Birmingham with pieces that speak to her Welsh heritage from the 500-year-old farmhouse in Wales that served as her childhood home.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
On National Pi Day, Pizza Maker Has Fun with Numbers on its Pies
Quick: How is the Pi formula used in the calculation of the cost of a pizza? You don't don't have to be a math genius who can figure the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of the pizza without picking up a slide rule.
Students Say ROHS Teacher 'Changes Lives'
Patricia O'Leary-Dunn is creating awareness for autism at Royal Oak High School through engagement.
Detroit Free Press
Blaze pizza celebrates Pi Day with $3.14 pizzas on Friday
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza will celebrate Pi Day on Friday with $3.14 per-pie pricing.
Young aardvark is new addition to Detroit Zoo
In this March 11, 2013 photo released by the Detroit Zoological Society, a newborn aardvark named Kaatie is shown at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Mich.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Warren Mayor Fouts suffers mild brain bleeding after jogging fall
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts at Warren's city hall on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. / Jessica J. Trevino/Detroit Free Press Warren Mayor Jim Fouts returned to the office today after being hospitalized with a head injury suffered from a fall while jogging.
Giant Sinkhole on 11 Mile Road Near Pleasant Further Complicating Traffic on Snowy Morning
UPDATE, 10:55 a.m: The sinkhole on 11 Mile Road was reported at approximately 7:30 a.m. A few vehicles were damaged driving over it, said Royal Oak Police Chief Corrigan O'Donohue.
Sanjay Gupta Discusses Marijuana Health Benefits
March 11--He rocked the medical-marijuana world last year and drew attention from Congress when he apologized for giving short shrift to medical marijuana.
LIST: Snow emergencies around metro Detroit
Winter Storm Warning issued March 11 at 3:44PM EDT expiring March 12 at 3:00PM EDT in effect for: Lenawee, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Saint Clair, Washtenaw, Wayne Winter Weather Advisory issued March 11 at 3:44PM EDT expiring March 12 at 3:00PM EDT in effect for: Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Sanilac Winter Storm Watch issued March 11 at 4:21AM EDT ... (more)
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Stagecrafters Unveils 2014-15 Season of 'Transformations'
Stagecrafters announced its 2014 - 2015 lineup which they have deemed "a season of transformations" at an open house and preview presentation on Sunday, March 9 at the Baldwin Theatre.
A University of Michigan Football Star Touches Down in Royal Oak
When you walk into the Co. 512 sports shop you'll enjoy a unique experience, and that is how former star quarterback John Wangler wants it.
Downtown Royal Oak Picks Up Awards for Streetscape Design, Holiday Lights
The Michigan Concrete Association recently recognized the City of Royal Oak with an Award of Excellence for streetscape improvements at Third, Fourth, Troy and Williams Streets.
Royal Oak Earns Bronze for Being Green
On the heels of accolades from the Michigan Concrete Association and the Michigan Green Industry Association , the City of Royal Oak can add a Bronze seal of achievement for environmental leadership to its recent trophies.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
From couch potato to triathlete, U.S. trainer began with small steps
American trainer and health coach Lee Jordan likes to say his personal journey from 450-pound couch potato to trim triathlete began with a 30-second walk down his hallway.
Many businesses struggling in Downtown Royal Oak
Though Royal Oak is considered one of Metro Detroit's hot spots, businesses apparently aren't seeing it that way.
Detroit Free Press
Royal Oak's new Bistro 82 delivers a sure, sophisticated take on French bistro cuisine
Bistro 82's cool vibe and modern, sophisticated styling aren't the only reasons you should move this new Royal Oak destination to the top of your must-try dining list.
Letter: Is School Administration Property Development Being Rushed?
The following letter was sent by Greg Smith, a Royal Oak resident: I am writing in regards to the School Administration Building Property that appears to have a go ahead with a condominium development of 36 detached single family homes per the Planning Commission meeting of Feb. 14. I want to start off by saying that the corner definitely needs to ... (more)