Terry Oparka

C&G Staff Reporter – Troy Times

Published June 23, 2020

TROY — Although the approved 2020-21 and three-year Troy city budgets did not fully take into account the financial impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, the council unanimously adopted the $179.9 million budget at a May 11 virtual meeting.

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Published June 23, 2020

TROY — A phased reopening of the Troy Historic Village began June 15 — one of the first Troy community facilities to reopen.

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Published June 23, 2020

TROY — The city of Troy teamed up with the Troy School District to ensure that the Class of 2020 — graduating in unprecedented times — had the sendoff it worked so hard for.

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Published June 23, 2020

TROY — When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued the Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order March 23, there were 40,000 items checked out of the Troy Public Library.

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Published June 23, 2020

TROY — Former Troy City Manager Brian Kischnick, who pleaded guilty to bribery and was sentenced to serve 30 months in federal prison in January 2019, has requested an emergency motion for a transfer from a residential reentry center to his home due to COVID-19.

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Published June 23, 2020

TROY — Fireworks for the nation’s birthday this year will last longer than they have in previous years — following the same rules as last year.

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Published June 16, 2020

TROY —Bridge work will close Coolidge Highway in both directions under Interstate 75 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 16.

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Published June 9, 2020

TROY — A crowd estimated at 1,500 marched from Athens High School south on John R Road to Big Beaver Road to Troy City Hall, then back to Athens peacefully June 5 — 9 miles roundtrip, with temperatures hovering near 90 degrees.

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Published June 9, 2020

TROY — “It’s quite a devastating time for our industry,” said Paul Andoni, the owner of Shield’s Restaurant, Bar and Pizzeria at 1476 W. Maple Road in Troy, when he spoke to C & G Newspapers in mid-March.

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Published June 9, 2020

TROY — Although the April 28 Planning Commission meeting was virtual, plans for a 48-unit townhome development will proceed in real time on 3 acres just south of Square Lake Road, west of Dequindre Road.

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Published June 9, 2020

TROY — Richard Najarian, the president of Precision Global Systems — a Troy-based manufacturer of engines, powertrain components and other services for the automotive and defense industries — received an urgent request from Henry Ford Health Systems for face shields and other personal protection equipment at the end of March.

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Published June 9, 2020

TROY — While the Southeast Oakland County Resource and Recovery Authority Drop Off Center at 995 Coolidge Highway in Troy remained closed at press time, all curbside recycling was on schedule.

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Published June 9, 2020

TROY — Crime reports were not available at press time from the Troy Police Department. However, in response to residents’ questions, police offered these tips and information.

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Published June 9, 2020

TROY — A woman on Hopedale Drive, near John R and Long Lake roads, called 911 at 3:45 a.m. June 7 to report that her smoke alarms had activated.

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Published June 2, 2020

TROY — Hundreds listened to speeches, carried signs and lined Big Beaver Road and Coolidge Highway in Troy to peacefully protest the death of George Floyd the evening of June 2. 

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