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Mayor Barnett Hosts Annual State of the City Address on March 28

Mayor Bryan K. Barnett will deliver his 12th State of the City address on Wednesday, March 28 at Stoney Creek High School highlighting new business growth, providing an update on Innovation Hills, and sharing how Rochester Hills continues to be the preeminent place to live, work, and raise a family. The State of the City Address is an annual … [Read More...]

Avon Players Announces its 2018-2019 Season

Mark your calendars for another exciting season of community theatre! Avon Players is proud to announce their upcoming 2018-2019 season that's guaranteed to have audiences laughing, crying, and singing along! Call 248-608-9077 for tickets or order online at Group rates are available by calling the box office. “Like” Avon … [Read More...]

Rochester Rotary Spring Wine & Beer Tasting Features Top Wine & Craft Beer Selections

Now in its 6th year, The Rochester Rotary Wine & Beer Tasting has become one of Rochester’s biggest Spring Events “We had people calling and emailing us in February, asking when tickets are going on sale,” said event leader John Gaber. “The enthusiasm is beyond anything we considered when we started this a few years back. But with the … [Read More...]

Mayor Barnett to Talk Infrastructure with the White House

Rochester Hills Mayor, Bryan Barnett, Leads Nation’s Mayors in Discussing President’s Infrastructure Principles Mayor Bryan K. Barnett plans to meet with Special Assistant to the President for Infrastructure, D.J. Gribbin, to discuss a city’s perspective on the President's recently introduced infrastructure plan. Barnett was asked to put … [Read More...]

Walton Boulevard Lane Closures

Walton Boulevard lane closures starting March 14 for culvert replacements by Consumers Gas. East and west bound inside lanes near Beacon Hill Drive, East Oakland Drive, and Festival Drive will be closed. Both lanes of traffic east and west bound will be open on the weekends. Please see the map attached to see exact locations of work. … [Read More...]

Author’s Corner: Questions and Answers

Q & A with R.L. Herron I thought I would try to answer some of the many questions I get about writing. With your permission, I’ll get right into it. What’s your typical writing day like? I try to write at least 1,000 words a day, but life has a funny way of telling you what you need to do at any given moment. It often doesn’t include … [Read More...]

Nick Jonas to Perform at Oakland University

Award-Winning Singer, Songwriter and Actor Nick Jonas to Perform at Oakland University  Multi-platinum, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated recording artist, actor, and award winning songwriter Nick Jones will take the stage on Saturday, April 14 at the Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on the campus of Oakland University (OU), and will feature two … [Read More...]

Distinguished Professors of Oakland University

Oakland University Board of Trustees Appoints Two to the Rank of "Distinguished Professor" Including Frank Giblin of Rochester Upon recommendation by the Office of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost James P. Lentini, and with support of President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, the Oakland University Board of Trustees unanimously … [Read More...]

Motives Abound in Avon Players’ ‘Dial M for Murder’

Fear. Jealousy. Money. Revenge. Protecting someone you love. When it comes to murder, these are the five examples Max Haliday (Chris Stepnitz) gives as justifiable motives. And each one plays a pivotal role in Avon Players’ latest production, Dial M for Murder. In many ways, Haliday is the smartest character on the stage—even if he’s not always … [Read More...]

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