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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 July 17, 2018

City officials lifted a five-day boil water advisory July 13 for residents and businesses north of Tienken Road and west of Livernois. A loss of pressure in the water distribution system led to the advisory, said city officials.Read More

Published July 10, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — City officials are examining new evidence of gypsy moths in the city after recent residential complaints about the potentially devastating forest pests.

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Published July 10, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Livernois Road and South Boulevard road projects will soon see the benefits of additional state funding. Rochester Hills and Troy were recently selected to receive a total of $1.35 million in added funding.

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Published July 10, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A new restaurant will open soon on the site formerly occupied by Famous Dave’s BBQ restaurant on Rochester Road, near Auburn Road. Anchor Bar, a franchise owned by Banana Leaf Inc., serves up casual food and drinks.

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Published July 9, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A 27-year-old Royal Oak man drowned around 7:22 p.m. July 7 at Spencer Park.

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Published July 2, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A new unisex restroom is planned for the Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District.

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Published June 26, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Three recent fires in Oakland University restrooms are believed to be arson, campus police stated.

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Published June 26, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A  limestone treatment plan for gravel roads has been eliminated for this year due to questions about its effectiveness and price, and the difficulty in finding a trucking firm to transport the limestone.

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Published June 26, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Since 2001, the township has used voter-approved land preservation millage funds to purchase and protect 444 acres of green space.

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Published June 26, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A two-car crash left three people injured at 6:32 p.m. June 24, a police report states. One man remained hospitalized at press time.

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Published June 19, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Soon, Ascension Crittenton will be renamed Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital.

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Published June 19, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A 63-year-old Warren woman died as the result of a motorcycle crash on M-59, east of John R Road, at 9:38 p.m. June 13, a police report states.

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Published June 19, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Gallagher Creek Park playground installation is planned for July 14 at the park, located on the north side of Silverbell Road, east of Adams Road.

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Published June 19, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Five years ago, “Antiques Roadshow” executive producer Marsha Bemko attended a special dinner at Meadow Brook Hall. A format change — moving filming sites from conference centers to historical locations — was implemented for season 23 of the popular Public Broadcasting Service show “Antiques Roadshow,” and Bemko remembered the hall’s beautiful home and grounds.

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Published June 12, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS — Secrets of the successful gardener will be revealed during the 19th annual Rochester Garden Walk June 21.

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