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Linda Shepard


Contributing Writer Linda 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 December 21, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A recent fire impact study has left some Board of Trustees members with unanswered questions.

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Published December 20, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — The recent passage of a state marijuana ballot proposal brings questions to local community officials. According to Proposal 1, passed Nov. 6, state law now allows residents 21 and older the ability to legally smoke marijuana and carry up to 2.5 ounces on their person away from their home. Residents also can grow up to a dozen marijuana plants, up to a 10-ounce limit.

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Published December 20, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — A message of hope, peace and inclusion was on the agenda for students Dec. 17 at Detroit Country Day School.

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Published December 18, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A $228,400 grant is slated to fund improvements to Paint Creek Junction Park, located on Orion Road, between Adams and Clarkston roads.

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Published December 18, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — Last year, 6,124 Beverly Hills library card-holding residents checked out over 135,900 items from the Baldwin Public Library, which is located in downtown Birmingham.

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Published December 18, 2018

The shovel is posted by the door, the windshield scraper is ready to roll, and you’ve been compulsively checking your weather app all day. There’s no way you’ll be caught off guard by a heavy snow. Luckily, neither will the municipalities in the Eagle’s coverage area. Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, the villages and the county have their salt and plows prepared to move out when those flakes inevitably fall.

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Published December 18, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — Bogus charities that claim to benefit military veterans are a proven strategy for scammers, according to a national watch network. The scam is especially successful when targeting patriotic, older donors.

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Published December 3, 2018

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — A short feature-length film created by Detroit Country Day School high school students is on its way to the film festival circuit.

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Published November 27, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Meadow Brook Hall’s annual Holiday Walk is in the running for recognition as the best holiday historic home tour in the nation.

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Published November 27, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The current Oakland Township manager will retire at the end of March next year. Township trustees discussed conducting a search for a new manager via a search firm Nov. 20.

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Published November 26, 2018

BINGHAM FARMS — New Village Council President Ben Templeton has deep roots in the community. Templeton, 37, is the co-president of Templeton Building Co., based in Birmingham, and he and his wife are raising two sons in the village.

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Published November 26, 2018

BLOOMFIELD HILLS  —  Clouds of wet vapor filled the classroom as excited  fifth- and sixth-grade students learned some principles of science and math Nov. 16 at St. Hugo of the Hills Catholic School.

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Published November 16, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Archery novices are invited to the Gobble Shoot at Marsh View Park Nov. 24.

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Published November 16, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Horse riding enthusiasts can utilize two new hitching posts at Cranberry Lake Park, on Predmore Road.

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Published November 16, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — The owner of The Italian Dish, Holly Anselmi, comes from a long line of entrepreneurs. “My grandfather had a roller rink in Waterford,” she said. “My cousins have a business, and my brother is a local attorney. There is a little bit of it in our blood.”

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