Royal Oak

Detroit Zoological Society Honored with International Sustainability

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has been recognized by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) as the recipient of the 2020 Environmental Sustainability Award. The DZS is...

OCC Provides Free College to Essential Workers

Oakland Community College announced it will be offering tuition-free college to qualifying essential workers as part of Michigan’s “Futures for Frontliners” program. The Futures for Frontliners scholarship funds can...

Main Street Oakland County Looks to the Future and Offers Downtowns a Path to Recovery from COVID-19 Pandemic

Main Street Oakland County is partnering with Main Street America to offer a free strategic recovery plan workshop for downtowns and historic commercial corridors that have been hardest hit...

September Is National Preparedness Month: ‘Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.’

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an annual opportunity for families and communities to help raise awareness and take steps to be better prepared for emergencies. The theme this...

You Might Recognize the Family Behind This New, Locally Made Gourmet Salsa

Excerpt: A new salsa that is locally made from scratch is slowly making its debut. While the salsa brand, called Missy & Mel’s — along with bags of tortilla chips with the same...

Local Artists to Benefit from New Arts, Beats & Eats Virtual and Drive-In Music Series

Excerpt: The traditional format of Royal Oak's Arts, Beats & Eats isn't happening this Labor Day weekend, but the music portion, a big summer gig for many local performers,...

Main Street Magic: Developing Downtowns for 20 Years

A commitment made two decades ago to treat Oakland County’s downtowns as assets has more than paid off as Main Street Oakland County marks its 20th anniversary.Main Street is...

Turkey Vulture Living in Stairwell of Golf Course Gets Help from Detroit Zoo

Excerpt: A young turkey vulture found trapped in a stairwell on a neighboring golf course in Huntington Woods has now reunited with its wild counterparts after spending time at...

Five Oakland County Manufacturers Share $147K to Make Gear for Health Care and First Responders in COVID-19 Crisis

Five more Oakland County manufacturers will share $147,000 in “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grants to make personal protective equipment such as masks and face shields used in the fight...

Five Oakland County Manufacturers Share $147K to Make Gear for Health Care and First Responders in COVID-19 Crisis

Five more Oakland County manufacturers will share $147,000 in “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grants to make personal protective equipment such as masks and face shields used in the fight...