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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Kerry Price Live at the Senior Center

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Welcome, Sweet Spring -- Songs that celebrate the season.

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Spring 2021 Insight Newsletter

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Insight is delivered quarterly and is filled with activities for you and your family to enjoy.

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Get the Lead Out

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Royal Oak has implemented a lead service line replacement program, through which homeowners can replace their lead or galvanized steel service line at no cost.

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Hello Baseball and Softball Players!

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Hello Royal Oak baseball and softball players!

It’s time to get back on the field, carefully and indoors for now.  The Royal Oak Sandlot League will have Winter Training at 2SP beginning on March 7.  Each Sunday in March, player...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Let's Talk Snow

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Let’s talk snow and side streets.

As a general rule, side streets are not plowed in response to a snow event unless total accumulations are, or are anticipated to exceed 4” – at which time a snow emergency may be declared by the director of public services...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

News for Seniors

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5 Things Every Royal Oak Senior Should Know!

1. Emergency Notifications

Royal Oak utilizes a mass notification system called Civic Ready to keep residents informed about critical events within the community. Examples include snow emergencies, missing person...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Sorry, No Sledding

No Sledding

Although it looks like a lot of fun (and it will be) to grab your sled and head down the sledding hill, the park is a construction site and is closed to the public. 

For the safety of our residents and for the proper development of the park, we as...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

When is Refuse Collection Delayed?

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When is Refuse Collection Delayed?

 

When any of the following holidays occur on a weekday, collection for the remaining days of the week will be delayed one day. 

Collection is not delayed when the holiday falls on a weekend and snow emerg...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

What Can I Recycle?

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Go to the Waste Wizard to find out!

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Why is My Water Cloudy?

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Here are five things to know about brown/cloudy water:

1. Water can appear cloudy and/or rusty whenever there is a large draw of water from the water main. This can occur when water valves are opened and closed, when there are water main breaks, and when h...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Facility & Pavilion Rentals

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Royal Oak residents have priority to reserve picnic shelters, meeting rooms, gymnasiums, a gazebo and more.

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Our Spring 2021 Leaflet | TWIGS Newsletter is Now Available

Spring 2021 Leaflet

Spring 2021 offers a programming season packed full of events that celebrate diversity and inclusion. In addition to Black History in February and Women’s History in March, there are programs for the Chinese NewYear and Mardi Gras as well. The standard ar...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Ancestry Library Edition - Temporary Remote Access for Public Libraries

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Access to Ancestry Library Edition has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.  Remote access will be available until  June 30, 2021 and will continue to be re-eva...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Introducing The Library of Things

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Introducing The Library of Things!The Library of Things is a new and growing collection of items loaned at no charge. Many are already in circulation and we are adding more items regularly. What Things are in the collection? Toys, games, tools, STEM kits,...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

The Seed Library is Now Available Through Contactless Pickup

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Fill out our form to make your selections and we'll contact you to setup a pick-up time.

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Google Chromebooks are Here

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Chromebooks may be checked out for 14 days. Learn more.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Daily Tribune Digital Archive

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Announcing ROPL Daily Tribune Digital Archive

The Royal Oak Public Library is pleased to announce the completion of a digitization project that offers thousands of pages of newspapers available to search, view, print and clip with a click of a mouse. Past ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Join the Friends' of the Royal Oak Public Library

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The Friends' of the Royal Oak Public Library promotes and publicizes the services of the Royal Oak Public Library.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

2021 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory is Now Available

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Our 2021 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory is Now Available

The Royal Oak Public Library is pleased to present the 22nd annual Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory. The information in this directory was supplied by the individu...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Local History

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Royal Oak librarians have documenting our city's history for decades.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

About the Market

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There is always something happening at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Become a Vendor

Become a Vendor

Click on this link for information, applications and tips on how to become a part of the Royal Oak Farmers Market experience.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Facility Rental

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The Royal Oak Farmers Market is available for event rental year round.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Food Truck Rallies Return in April

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Food Truck Rallies return in April.

Fun for the entire family. Entertainment, free crafts for the kids, bounce house and face painting and more.

Join us on the second Wednesday each month from 5-9 p.m.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Current Events

Current Events

We have many wonderful and exciting events scheduled. 

Click here to see a full event list and event details.


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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Planning Commission Meets March 9, 2021

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NOTICE OF PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 

The Royal Oak Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. 

Pursuant to State of Michigan Public Acts 228 and 254 of 2020, public bodies have the authority t...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

City Commission Meets March 8, 2021

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NOTICE OF CITY COMMISSION MEETING

The Royal Oak City Commission will conduct a regular meeting at 7:30p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2021

COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that had not been previously identified in humans, can spread easily from person to p...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Spring 2021 Insight Newsletter

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Insight is delivered quarterly and is filled with activities for you and your family to enjoy.

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Board of Review Meets March 8 and March 9, 2021

Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE OF BOARD OF REVIEW APPEAL HEARINGS

The Royal Oak Board of Review will hold appeal hearings by appointment 

9:00a.m. to noon on Monday March 8 and Tuesday, March 9, 2021 

AND 

6:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. on Monday, March 8 and Tuesda...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Zoning Board of Appeals Meets March 11, 2021

Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE OF ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING 

The Royal Oak Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.

Pursuant to State of Michigan Public Acts 228 and 254 of 2020, public bodies have the authority ...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Meet Scoopy Doo!

Scoopy Doo!

Congrats to Brady and Wyatt Edberg! They came up with the  winning name of  Scoopy Doo! in the naming contest for our new front-end loader. (Nearly 800 votes were cast!)

Once the weather breaks, we're going to sticker it up with ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Parks, Recreation and Senior Services Advisory Board Meets March 4, 2021

Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE OF PARKS, RECREATION AND SENIOR SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

The Royal Oak Parks, Recreation and Senior Services Advisory Board will hold a meeting at 7:00p.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021

COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that had not been pr...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: February 18, 2021

News for Seniors

News for Seniors

5 Things Every Royal Oak Senior Should Know!

1. Emergency Notifications

Royal Oak utilizes a mass notification system called Civic Ready to keep residents informed about critical events within the community. Examples include snow emergencies, missing person...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: February 13, 2021

Let's Talk Snow

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Let’s talk snow and side streets.

As a general rule, side streets are not plowed in response to a snow event unless total accumulations are, or are anticipated to exceed 4” – at which time a snow emergency may be declared by the director of public services...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: February 7, 2021

Sign Up for Emergency Notifications

Civic Ready

Royal Oak utilizes a mass notification system called Civic Ready to keep residents informed about critical events within our community. Examples include snow emergencies, missing persons, evacuations, and local threats. Learn more and sign up at romi.gov/...

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Posted on: January 1, 2021

Happy Anniversary to Us!

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Sign up for the Royal Oak Weekly e Blast and be the first to learn of centennial events in 2021.

Centennial events, milestones, and activities will be also be shared on Royal Oak, MI – City Hall Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts....

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Posted on: January 11, 2020

Signup for Weekly eBlast

Weekly Email Blast

The Weekly eBlast is the easiest way to stay up-to-date on the latest news, information and can't-miss events happenings in Royal Oak. We publish every Friday and send directly to your email or cellphone. If you want to increase your knowledge on what is ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Co-working Operator Bamboo Opens Downtown Royal Oak Location

Bamboo, a co-working space operator and designer, announced the opening of its first expansion outside of Detroit — Bamboo Royal Oak. The development, located in downtown Royal Oak, adds more than 20,000 square feet of workspace across three floors.

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Oakland County Veterans May Be Eligible For $2,500 Through COVID-19 Financial Relief Program

The grants can be used for eligible food, utility, property taxes and personal care expenses. Applications can be made at www.oakgov.com/covid/grants.

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

New shops, restaurants open, coming soon in southeast Oakland County

Coming soon: The Side Bar is expected to open at 116 W. Fourth Street, the former home of Town Tavern

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

New shops, restaurants open, coming soon

Jimmy's Pancake Grill and Panda Express among the new offerings coming to Royal Oak

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

Introducing The Library of Things!

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The Library of Things is a new and growing collection of items loaned at no charge. Many are already in circulation and we are adding more items regularly. What Things are in the collection? Toys, games, tools, STEM kits, baking pans, telescope, microscop...

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Library News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Announcing ROPL Daily Tribune Digital Archive

TRIB

The Royal Oak Public Library is pleased to announce the completion of a digitization project that offers thousands of pages of newspapers available to search, view, print and clip with a click of a mouse. Past issues of The Royal Oak Daily Tribune are now...

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Library News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

The Royal Oak Public Library Launches Contactless Curbside Service

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The Royal Oak Public Library is pleased to announce the launching of curbside pick-up capabilities through the myLIBRO application. Curbside service is available and will offer a contactless alternative to traditional methods of accessing library books, m...

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Library News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Google Chromebooks Now Available for Public Use

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In an effort to increase computer access within our community we are offering Google Chromebooks for public use. Chromebooks are fast, lightweight computers that run apps instead of traditional software. A Wi-Fi connection is required to log in. Patrons c...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Our 2021 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory is Now Available

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The Royal Oak Public Library is pleased to present the 22nd annual Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory. The information in this directory was supplied by the individual agencies. This list does not contain every preschool and child care faci...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Senior Times Newsletter

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Be the first to know what’s happening at the Mahany/Meininger Community Center and in our community.

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Meal Program

Tim's Kitchen

Tim’s Kitchen at the Senior CenterServiced by Chef Erin Koch

Nutritious & Delicious

Enjoy meals prepared from scratch in the Mahany/Meininger Senior Community Center kitchen Monday - Friday, served at 11:45 a.m. Chef Erin Koch (pronou...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Age-Friendly Royal Oak

AARP Age Friendly

The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) estimates the senior population of Royal Oak to grow by at least 34.8 percent by the year 2045. To prepare for the forecasted growth in the senior population, the Royal Oak Senior Services / Aging in ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Thank you, volunteers!

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To all who helped with reception, card parties, BINGO or painting set up; also our Tim’s Kitchen, Helping Hands, and Senior Sew groups; to AARP, MMAP, and Legal Aide teams; and the Pals, Garden, Computer , and Star Grabbers Clubs

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