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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Reside Downtown

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Reside in one of south east Michigan's trendiest cities.

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Coffee Break

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Coffee is the fundamental fuel necessary for work, study, and play.

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Happy Hour

Ale Mary

The happiest time of the day begins with a discounted cocktails and appetizers

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Where to Get Brunch

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There are certain things that are best on weekend mornings.

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Tame Your Mane

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Oh, what a confident cut can do.

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

2020 Water Quality Report Available

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The 2020 Consumer Confidence Report - commonly referred to as the 'water quality report' - is now available online. It includes important consumer information on source water quality as well as test results from points within Royal Oak.

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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: 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: 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

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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Posted on: June 8, 2021

The 2021 Summer Reading Program Begins!

Summer 2021

Join us as we celebrate the power of reading with author visits, prizes, and plenty of great suggested reads in numerous formats. This summer’s theme is titled Tails and Tales, all about animals but participants are free to read whatever interests them. T...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Welcome Back! We Missed You A Lot!

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Dear Patrons,

Welcome to Phase 5!  On June 23 the Library officially entered Phase 5 of our reopening plan, Socially Distanced Service! Changes to note:

  • No more time limits and capacity is back to 100%
  • Masks are not required for fully-vaccinated pat...
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Posted on: July 6, 2021

We Are Pleased to Announce FREE Digital Access to The Washington Post!

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The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C. that delivers expert reporting and analysis from Washington and around the world, including award-winning investigative coverage and editorial commentary. It is considered a ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Huron-Clinton Metroparks Joins Michigan Activity Pass Program

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The Huron-Clinton Metroparks and the system’s 13 unique parks are now officially the newest destinations in the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program, offering public library card holders across the state the chance to check out and access these ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Support the Friends of the Library Through AmazonSmile!

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Did you know that you can contribute to the Friends of the Royal Oak Public Library at the same time you shop on Amazon.com at no additional cost to you? This program started in 2013 to offer shoppers a simple way to support their favorite charit...

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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 September 30, 2021 and will continue to be re-evaluate...

Begin your search NOW...

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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

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

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

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: July 28, 2021

Bike Safety Workshop & Ride

Mogo Event

MoGo is partnering with the City of Royal Oak and title sponsors Henry Ford Health System and Health Alliance Plan (HAP) for a two-hour bike safety workshop and ride in Royal Oak! At this event, you'll learn how to prepare your bike for a ride, where to p...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

2021 Citizens Police Academy

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The Royal Oak Police Department is accepting applications for the 2021 Citizens Police Academy.

The Royal Oak Citizens Police Academy is an exciting seven-week course that meets once a week on Wednesday evenings at the police station at 6:30 p.m. Classes l...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Senior Services | Aging in Place Task Force Meets August 2, 2021

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NOTICE OF SENIOR SERVICES | AGING IN PLACE TASK FORCE MEETING

The Royal Oak Senior Services | Aging in Place Task Force will conduct a meeting at 7:00p.m. on Monday, August 2, 2021

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

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Posted on: July 10, 2021

2021 State of the City Address

Mayor Michael Fournier

Mayor Michael Fournier delivered his State of the City address before hundreds of residents at the opening of Normandy Oaks Park on July 10.

The mayor's speech focused on public safety, neighborhoods, parks and recreation, small businesses, enviro...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Parking Survey Results

A blue sign that reads, "Public Parking" in white print.

Click here to view the results to the parking survey.

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Bike Lockers Available

Bike Lockers

Convenient bike lockers are available at the Center Street Parking Structure (Center and Second Streets) on year-long terms.

The fee is only $30 per year. Month to month agreements are not available. A $50 key deposit is required.

If you live or work downto...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Park Art Contest

Park Art Contest

To celebrate Royal Oak's centennial, the Parks, Recreation & Senior Services Advisory Board, in partnership with the Royal Oak Commission for the Arts, is sponsoring an art contest to celebrate Royal Oak's more than 50 parks.

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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: June 3, 2021

The Griffin luxury apartments in Royal Oak are almost done. Here's what they're like inside

The Griffin, a 245-unit building of for-rent apartments and townhomes, is preparing to start leasing next week and welcome its first residents in July.

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Powerley and DTE Energy Launch Industry-first Advanced Rate Management Solution

Royal Oak-based home energy management company Powerley and DTE Energy in Detroit have launched a new Time-of-Use (TOU) pilot to help customers optimize their usage of electricity and save money on their bills

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Eastern Market Brewing Co. plans Royal Oak expansion, including new taproom by end of 2021

The Detroit brewery, which also owns and runs Ferndale Project, plans to expand beer production and run its other businesses at the former Roak Brewing Co. space at 330 East Lincoln Ave.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

RO DDA wins Main Street Forward Award

The RO DDA is the only DDA in Michigan to win this award, and one of 6 nationwide

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

When You’re a Small Business, E-Commerce Is Tougher Than It Looks

(From the NY TImes) On a ledger of pandemic winners and losers, Royal Oak's Holiday Market is in the positive column thanks to online shopping, which helped push the store’s overall revenue up 20 percent in 2020 compared with 2019.

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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: 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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