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Terry Oparka


Staff Writer Terry Oparka covers Troy and the Troy School District for the Troy Times. Oparka has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2000 and attended Oakland University and Macomb Community College. Oparka has won an award from the Michigan Press Association and four awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Detroit Chapter.

Published June 5, 2019

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TROY/AUBURN HILLS — Three lanes of traffic in both directions of Interstate 75, from Square Lake Road to M-24, are set to close, leaving one lane open 3 a.m.-3 p.m. June 9. In addition to bridge repairs, crews will make repairs to pavement within the work zone.

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Published June 5, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Have you ever wondered how and why family members decide to work together to make a business thrive? C & G Newspapers asked some folks who have been doing it successfully for years, as well as a family that has just branched out to the second generation.  

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Published May 29, 2019

TROY — The facts we think we know about Antoine Cadillac, noted as the founder of Detroit, may not be the facts after all.

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Published May 29, 2019

TROY — Troy Fire Station 4’s Lt. Patrick Durham was chosen by his peers as the 2019 Troy Firefighter of the Year.

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Published May 29, 2019

TROY — Plans for a cluster development that had  been on pause from last summer so a developer could provide a traffic study on the impact to a local neighborhood got the green light from the Troy City Council May 20.

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Published May 29, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Warm up to cooking outdoors with these tips from folks who know their way around the grill grates.

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Published May 28, 2019

TROY — Police are searching for a man who drove a black SUV through a medical office parking lot just before 9 a.m. May 24.

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Published May 24, 2019

TROY — Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials are investigating after police discovered animal traps set in Beach Road Park, a small plot of city-owned land off of Beach Road, south of Long Lake Road.

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Published May 22, 2019

TROY — The Troy City Council approved the $168.7 million city budget, which reflects a 10.24 millage rate, slight increases to water and sewer rates, funding for renovations to the Niles Barnard House and a new pro shop at Sylvan Glen Golf Course.

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Published May 22, 2019

TROY — The Troy Police Department honored the men and women who protect and serve, and those who lost their lives on the job, during National Police Week last week.

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Published May 21, 2019

TROY — The 20 or so residents who arrived at a Michigan Department of Transportation meeting at the Troy Community Center May 20 weren’t sure what to expect.

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Published May 15, 2019

TROY — The family of retired U.S. Army Col. James E. Prescott moved around a lot during his 30 years of active duty.

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Published May 15, 2019

TROY — Although the Troy City Council stopped short of placing a moratorium on second driveways, it directed city staff to look into the legality of prohibiting them.

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Published May 14, 2019

TROY — Residents of Lange and Carter drives, just north of Wattles Road, east of Livernois Road, have learned that there will be no sound wall on their side of I-75.

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Published May 8, 2019

TROY — Although Altair officials couldn’t pinpoint when the work will happen, they unveiled concept plans to expand on a total of 20 acres at their headquarters, on the south side of Big Beaver Road, west of John R Road.

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