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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 April 24, 2019

TROY — Big Beaver Road is set to close in both directions under Interstate 75 at 10 p.m. April 26 for bridge demolition on the structure that carries northbound traffic. It is slated to reopen at 5 a.m. April 29.

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Published April 17, 2019

TROY — Livernois Road is set to close in both directions under Interstate 75 at 10 p.m. April 19 for bridge demolition on the structure that carries northbound traffic. It is slated to reopen at 5 a.m. April 22.

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Published April 16, 2019

TROY — Troy resident and master gardener Craig Smith, whose garden has been featured on the Troy Garden Club Garden Walk, has a lot of shade in his yard.

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Published April 16, 2019

TROY — The $165.1 million proposed city budget for 2019-20 scales back on road construction projects and ramps up renovations for the library and City Hall, and equipment for firefighters.

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Published April 16, 2019

TROY — Ann Arbor resident and bookstore owner Michael Gustafson will speak at the Troy Public Library at 7 p.m. April 30.

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Published April 16, 2019

TROY — The Friends Book Shop at the Troy Public Library reopened to the public April 6 after being closed for several months.

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Published April 16, 2019

TROY — The fourth time was not the charm for members of a church seeking an addition.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Coolidge Highway is set to close in both directions under  Interstate 75 at 10 p.m. April 12 for bridge demolition on the structure that carries northbound traffic. It is slated to reopen at 5 a.m. April 15.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Emi McGonegal was selected as the 2019 Youth of the Year for the Boys and Girls Club of Troy.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Lori Uchwal was surprised on the job March 26 with the Outstanding Support Staff Employee of the Year award.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Dogs, puppies, cats and kittens will “paws” at Oakland Mall in hopes of finding their forever families.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Bassist Rob Crozier described the sound of the Rob Crozier Jazz Ensemble as an “eclectic blend of modern jazz and world music.”

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Published April 9, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Matt Mountain said the biggest mistake motorists make when driving through road construction zones is not paying attention.

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Published April 8, 2019

TROY — A 42-year-old Westland man was injured after a construction truck backed up and ran over him as he was moving construction barrels on the Interstate 75 overpass at Long Lake Road, just after 9:30 a.m April 3, police said.

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Published April 3, 2019

TROY — The Troy City Council will finalize how many and what questions to ask business owners and residents in an upcoming survey.

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