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Pomeroy Living Rochester Hosts Rebranding Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Pomeroy Living Rochester - Oakland County’s newest Continuing Care Retirement Community The newly rebranded Pomeroy Living Rochester will mark its official grand opening as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) on June 13 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:00 p.m., followed by an open house. “We … [Read More...]

Rochester Garden Club Hosts Annual Garden Walk

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm and the Rochester Garden Club present the 20th Annual Rochester Garden Walk Advance tickets available now until noon on June 19, through Pay Pal, on-site at the Rochester Hills Museum, at Bordine’s Nursery (Rochester location), Lytle Pharmacy, and Piechniks Garden Gate. The Rochester Hills Museum is … [Read More...]

Rochester Community Schools’ Bonds Sell at a Premium

The Rochester Community School District Series II bond sale resulted in the second largest competitive sale nationwide. The district received six proposals for the bonds with true interest costs (the actual costs of taking out a loan) ranging from 2.85-2.98 percent. Bank of America was the successful bidder which included a premium in the amount … [Read More...]

Livernois Reconstruction Project in Rochester Hills Expected to Start June 19

Livernois Road Reconstruction The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Rochester Hills, expects to begin reconstruction on Livernois Road, from Avon Road to Walton Road, on June 19. Construction is expected to be completed in late November. Last year, RCOC performed heavy maintenance work on this section … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, Do People Still Give Graduation Gifts?

Dear Crabby, Just the other day I went to my mailbox and was besieged with at least a half dozen graduation announcement/open house invitations. It’s been ages since I went to one of these things. Do people still give gifts? And what is preferred - money or an actual gift? Thanks! Alice Alumna Dear Alice Alumna, Ah, yes. I remember … [Read More...]

Author’s Corner: Creative Ideas

So, Where Do Creative Ideas Come From? The answer might surprise you. In Paul McCartney’s biography, he shared this secret: “… John often had just the first verse, which was always enough. It was the direction … the signpost … the inspiration for the whole song. I hate the word, but it was the template.” In other words, The Beatles, the most … [Read More...]

Coexisting with Deer in the Summer

As the flowers bloom and residents work on outside landscaping, deer become attracted to home gardens. Deer think flowers like hostas, roses, and daylilies are a tasty treat on a summer’s day. It is important to take a multi-faceted approach when trying to keep deer from eating the plants in your garden. This includes planting species that are … [Read More...]

Vintage Family Square Dance at Cranberry Lake Farm

Vintage Family Square Dance in Oakland Township Saturday, June 8, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cranberry Lake Farm / Flumerfelt Barn 388 W. Predmore Rd. Oakland Township Square Dancing is free Caller Glen Morningstar and The Ruffwater Stringband Oakland Township Historical Society will have ice cream available … [Read More...]

Paint Creek Trailways Commission Receives $408,000 Grant

Community Foundation Awarded $408,000 Grant from Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation to Benefit Paint Creek Trailways Commission The Community Foundation of Greater Rochester has been awarded a $408,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for the benefit of the Paint Creek Trailways Commission. This grant will be used to fund two major … [Read More...]

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