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Posted on: August 27, 2016

Have a Voice in City Government

Be involved in your hometown in an advisory capacity by volunteering to be a part of a city board, committee or commission.

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

Did you know there's some cheap and even FREE parking in downtown Royal Oak?

Here's a guide to finding a parking space that is just right for you!

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

How to Know When a Snow Emergency is Called

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The city offers several ways to know if a snow emergency is in effect:

❄️ Check the city's website at romi.gov

❄️ Check the city's social media accounts. (Facebook, Twitter & NextDoor)

❄️ Call the Snow Emergency Hotline at 248-246-3442

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City Spotlights
Posted on: January 15, 2020

It’s time to get REAL

REAL ID Ready

Your Michigan driver’s license or identification card may not get you through airport security later this year.

Oct. 1 is when the federal government will fully enforce the post-9/11 REAL ID Act, and standard state-issued driver’s licen...

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City Spotlights
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: November 15, 2019

Age-Friendly Community Initiative

Aging in place

The Age-Friendly Community Initiative

The Age-Friendly Royal Oak Initiative has started gathering information about how to make Royal Oak more age-friendly. Now we need your help! We need your input before we can go any further. We want to hear from reside...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Parking for All

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Parking for disabled persons is now free in many areas in Downtown Royal Oak through February 2020.

The free parking is being offered at nearly two dozen recently added on-street handicap spots and all surface lots. (Normal parking rates apply at all city-...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: August 20, 2018

Insight Magazine

Fall Insight 2019

The Royal Oak Insight magazine is delivered to Royal Oak residents quarterly and provides activities for you and your family to enjoy.

Read current and past issues online at: https://www.romi.gov/440/Recreation

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Outstanding Customer Service Award

Customer Service Award

Help  us recognize employees that have gone above and beyond to provide a  more customer centric culture by nominating them for our Outstanding  Customer Service Award.

The Customer Centric Culture Team (CCCT) will  revi...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

MoGo bike share system announces station locations in Oakland County

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...the nonprofit bike share system says it will add 31 new stations and 140 bikes to central northwest Detroit, as well as Ferndale, Royal Oak, Oak Park, Berkley, and Huntington Woods, according to a news release...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Royal Oak DDA moving to build commercial space in parking deck

Royal Oak’s Downtown Development Authority has hired an architectural firm to create a commercial space on the ground level of the parking deck across from the U.S. post office.

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Live Music Thursdays return for the summer in downtown Royal Oak

Live Music Thursdays return for the summer in downtown Royal Oak

Free live music returns in downtown Royal Oak with the Live Music Thursdays summer concert series, which runs through Aug. 15 in a pop-park on C...
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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Royal Oak to implement on-street handicapped parking

Royal Oak to implement on-street handicapped parking

By: Sarah WojcikRoyal Oak Review | Published July 9, 2019

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ROYAL OAK — There is scanty on-street handicapped parking in Royal Oak.

But that&rsqu...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Which Cities Are Best To Open A Successful Craft Brewery?

When considering the best location to succeed with a new craft brewery, cities in beer-mad Colorado, Washington and Oregon may come to mind. A new study, however, finds an unlikely winner: Somerville, Massachusetts.

Somerville, a city with about 80,000 res...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Hermann's Bakery serving up sweets for decades in Royal Oak

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (WXYZ) — For years, Downtown Royal Oak has been known for the walk-ability to a variety of new restaurants and fun nightlife.

However, as photojournalist John Ciolino tells us, there is one business's sweet success that has survi...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

2020 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory

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The 2020 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory provides information on over 50 area facilities. The information in this directory was supplied by the individual agencies. This list does not contain every preschool and child care facility in th...

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Library News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Where To Go For a Helping Hand 2020

Each year the Royal Oak Public Library compiles a list of places that can provide assistance for the following: temporary day and overnight shelter; groceries; meals; clothing; referrals; transportation; and housing.

Helping Hand 2020 (PDF)

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Library News
Posted on: October 2, 2018

ROPL Homebound Service

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The Royal Oak Public Library Homebound Service program helps fulfill the library’s mission by offering services to residents who are homebound due to disability or illness and are physically unable to visit the library. Patrons must have a ROPL library ca...

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Library News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Learn a Language with Pronunciator

With 4000 courses available, Pronunciator gives Royal Oak patrons access to 80 languages. The languages range from Afrikaans to Mongolian to Xhousa (and more in between.) The language courses are available in English as well as many other languages. In ad...

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Library News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Overdrive

With OverDrive, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your library's digital collection. All you need to get started is an internet connection and a library card.

Get Started Here!

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Seniors Tuesdays

Senior Tuesdays

Use your Senior Tuesdays discount card on Tuesdays before 6 p.m. at the following downtown Royal Oak restaurants and enjoy a 20 percent discount:*


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Posted on: May 5, 2018

Community Centers

Mahany Meininger Community Center

The City of Royal Oak offers two beautiful community centers where mature adults aged 50 and better can enjoy opportunities for lifelong education, fitness, nutrition and leisure activities. Supportive services that promote independence and quality of lif...

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Senior News
Posted on: May 5, 2018

Tim's Kitchen

Tim's Kitchen

Click here to find out what's cooking at the Mahany/Meininger Senior Center.

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Posted on: May 5, 2018

Need a Ride?

Smart Bus

Need a Ride? Service is available: 9:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Call dispatch number at 248-246-3914 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., up to two weeks ahead, to schedule your appointment.

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