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Linda Shepard

C&G Staff Reporter – Rochester Post


Staff Writer Linda Shepard covers Rochester Hills and Oakland Township for the Rochester Post. Shepard has worked for C & G Newspapers since 1998, graduated from Oakland University and is a past winner of the Michigan Press Association award. Shepard takes an avid interest in Detroit’s history and current rebirth.

Published February 20, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Upcoming lectures on women’s history, living with coyotes, antique tools and much more will be offered this winter at the Rochester Hills Museum.

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Published February 20, 2018

OAKLAND COUNTY — Native trees and shrubs will be the focus of the upcoming Oakland Conservation District spring tree and shrub sale at Waterford Oaks County Park.

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Published February 13, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Art hidden in buried bottles or placed deep within building foundations tells a tale of unthinkable cruelty in pictures that speak louder than words.

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Published February 13, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Developers are planning an extensive cleanup of a former illegal dump to make way for luxury apartments on the northeast corner of Hamlin and Adams roads.

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Published February 13, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A local family has donated $200,000 to launch the development of a universally accessible play area for the city’s newest park, Innovation Hills.

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Published February 6, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A new condominium project is planned for an area east of Livernois Road, north of Auburn Road.

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Published February 6, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Township officials are asking residents to help assemble playground equipment in Gallagher Creek Park, located on Silverbell Road, east of Adams Road, this spring.

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Published February 6, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The township’s first roundabout may be constructed at the Adams and Gunn roads intersection this summer, if federal funding is approved. 1

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Published January 30, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — City officials have approved a new 15,000-square-foot child care center on the northeast corner of Tienken and Adams roads. Residents have expressed concerns about increased traffic in the area, which is also the site of Rochester Adams High School and Van Hoosen Middle School.   

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Published January 30, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District will present the history of courtship and a pastry demonstration at an upcoming event celebrating Valentine’s Day.

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Published January 30, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Plans are progressing to develop the vacant portion of the Winchester District shopping center, located at the southwest corner of Rochester and Avon roads.

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Published January 30, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Meadow Brook Hall was more than an elegant home — it was also a working horse farm that bred hundreds of horses, including a member of the International Saddlebred Hall of Fame, grand champion Wing Commander.

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Published January 23, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Developers for the currently-under-construction senior development Blossom Ridge said they are planning luxury living for residents, including fine dining.

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Published January 23, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Construction on the new Veterans Tribute is planned for this spring, if fundraising is complete.

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Published January 23, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Three films are planned to be shown this February in the Rochester Hills Museum’s renovated calf barn.

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Upcoming Events

West Bloomfield
Purim Carnival
11:30 a.m.
Temple Kol Ami
Eastpointe
World War I presentation
2 p.m.
Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society
Royal Oak
Poetry readings
7-9 p.m.
Paper Trail Books
Royal Oak
Stagecrafters to perform 'Bug'
2 p.m.
Stagecrafters Baldwin Theatre
Bloomfield Hills
Five-week Lenten study series
10:30 a.m.
Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church

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