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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 October 1, 2018

FRANKLIN — An upcoming ballot question will address the construction and maintenance of a downtown pedestrian lighting system.

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Published September 25, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Township and county officials are continuing efforts to eradicate phragmites, the invasive plant that chokes out native plants and blocks traffic views.     

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Published September 18, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Township officials plan to renovate the boardwalk pathway along the west side of Adams Road, south of Silverbell Road, this fall.

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Published September 17, 2018

FRANKLIN — Craft beer and the Kielbasa Kings are on the agenda for the second annual Oktoberfest at the Franklin Public Library.

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Published September 17, 2018

FRANKLIN — The Franklin Cider Mill Road, on the corner of Franklin Road and 14 Mile, has served its community since 1837.

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Published September 11, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Three upcoming Lost Lake Nature Center events will feature fall open houses designed for the entire family.

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Published September 10, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — An ambitious new plan aims to tackle one of the village’s biggest irritants: road repair. Ninety percent of the village’s local roads are in fair to poor condition, states a recent pavement surface evaluation and rating study — known as PASER — by engineering firm Hubbell, Roth and Clark.

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Published September 10, 2018

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD/FRANKLIN — This year’s Michigan Design Center home tour features designer solutions to décor dilemmas.

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Published September 4, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Discover a hidden Stony Creek overlook and learn the secrets of pine barrens and kettle lakes during two free guided park tours this fall.

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Published August 31, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — A Consumers Energy project at 13 Mile and Lahser roads will result in lane closures for at least two months.

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Published August 31, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — Village officials are planning an ambitious project to eradicate invasive buckthorn from the woods in Beverly Park.

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Published August 28, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The public can add input to accessibility plans for two new township park projects during an upcoming workshop.

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Published August 28, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Donations for benches, picnic tables and a native plant garden are sought for Gallagher Creek Park.

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Published August 27, 2018

FRANKLIN — For over 70 years, the Franklin Roundup has celebrated families and fun in a historical setting.

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Published August 27, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — After more than two decades, Ellen Marshall will be retiring from her job as village clerk at the end of the month.

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