News Nearby: Royal Oak Hotel Plans Revealed; Cat Makes Hannukah Homecoming

Here's a recap of the biggest stories in communities around Bloomfield during the week of Dec. 9 to Dec 16.


A lot happened this past week both in and around the Bloomfield area, and we wanted to make sure you got a peek at some other stories you might have missed.

Here's what happened nearby this week:


Is a Multi-city Bike Path Going to run Through Birmingham?

Birmingham city planner Sue Weckerle updated attendees of Wednesday's Bike Summit about Birmingham's progress crafting its own multi-modal transportation plan.

Huntington Woods

A Hanukkah Homecoming for Doug the Cat

"It seems like the entire Huntington Woods community banded together ... to track her down," Jane Stewart says of the wayward feline, missing since Sept. 18.

Royal Oak

Ex-Principal Takes Plea Deal in Embezzlement Case

New Hotel Development Floor Plans and Elevations Posted on Royal Oak's Website

A complete set of project plans for the special redevelopment of the former Fresard auto dealership at 400 N. Main St. into a potential eight-story hotel complex are now available online.


Judge Orders May 2013 Special Election for Troy

"The court finds that fairness in the election process mandates that timely notice be rendered," Oakland County Circuit Judge Denise Langford Morris ruled this week. "Therefore, the court finds that the next regular election date is in May."

West Bloomfield

Sam Raick, born Dec. 12, 1912, said he could live for '100 more years' with his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and girlfriend.


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