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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: August 21, 2018

WASTE WIZARD is new and easy to use.

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Waste Wizard is very simple to use!

Simply start typing an item that you want to know how to dispose of and Waste Wizard starts to populate a dropdown list of potential synonyms.  Once you make a selection from the drop-down, Waste Wizard tells yo...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: August 20, 2018

Fall Insight

Fall Insight 2018

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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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Royal Oak Citizens Police Academy

Citizens Police Academy

Royal Oak Citizens Police Academy is now accepting applications!

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 last for approximately three hou...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: July 20, 2018

State of the City Address

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In his state of the city address delivered on July 11 at Oakland Community College,  Mayor Mike Fournier told the audience, "Royal Oak is not a place to exist, it is a place to live and thrive." In case you missed his public ad...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Free Parking When You Arrive Before 5 pm

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With almost 1000 spaces, the new Center Street parking deck (Third and Center Streets) is one of the best values in downtown Royal Oak.

In fact, all downtown parking structures offer two hours of free parking when you arrive before 5:00 pm. That m...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Downtown Parking Guide

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Wondering where to park during construction? Download a copy of the Downtown Royal Oak Parking Guide at www.rethinkro.com and find the option best for you, including the new 30-space public parking lot located directly behind (north of) City Hall and the ...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: April 2, 2018

New Bike Lanes are Coming this Summer

Bike Lane Plans

RoyalOak has been working towards its goal for a more walkable, bikeable community for almost twenty years! Follow this link below to see the timeline of public meetings, correspondences and events over the years.

To see plans for the new bike lanes coming...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Oh...Rats!

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It is commonly known that there are rats in Royal Oak. With construction and other displacement factors, they are always looking for new places to nest.

Keep Rodents Away

You may not have a nest on your property, but you may unknowingly be contributing to t...

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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: July 26, 2018

Lyft promotion continues in downtown Royal Oak

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Lyft riders will continue to receive a $5 credit to their rides to and from Downtown Royal Oak by using the code ROSUMMER18. The promotion applies to any ride going to and from Downtown Royal Oak between 5:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. midnight on Thursdays, Fri...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 17, 2018

PETA once again names Detroit a top 10 vegan city

Royal Oak's Ale Mary's and Greenspace & Go make the list

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Fresh Healthy Cafe comes to Royal Oak

Now open on the corner of 13 Mile and Rochester!

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Several Royal Oak businesses land on Metro Times' Best of Detroit 2018 list

Congrats to The Morrie, KouZina Greek Food, 5th Avenue, Bistro 82, Luna, HopCat, Gusoline Alley, the Royal Oak Farmers Market, Todd's Menswear, O.W.L., Emagine, and Modern Skate & Surf for making the best of the best!

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Posted on: August 18, 2018

ROPL Adds Film Streaming Service, Kanopy

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at the Royal Oak Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting Kanopy.com. Films can be streamed from any com...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Library Services During Civic Center Construction

The Royal Oak Public Library will be open with full service during the upcoming construction near the library. The four construction projects are: a multi-story parking structure immediately to the west of the library; a multi-story office building immedi...

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Library News
Posted on: January 22, 2018

2018 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory

The 2018 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory provides information on over 40 area facilities which includes area preschools, child care programs, K-8, educational approaches, special needs programs and specialty programs.

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Library News
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Michigan Activity Pass

Did you know that your library card can be your best travel companion? Discover hundreds of Michigan's cultural destinations and natural attractions with your Michigan library card! You can "check out" FREE or discounted admission (or other excl...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Where To Go For a Helping Hand

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 2018 (PDF)

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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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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

Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers patrons access to hundreds of instructor-led online courses covering everything from health and wellness to creative writing, computer programming, GED test preparation and much more.

These courses are developed by expert instructors, m...

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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

Senior Times Newsletter

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Click here for the latest news and information from the Mahany/ Meininger  Community Center.


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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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