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WINE STROLL IN ROYAL OAK

July 4th 2019 | Troy
Sample featured wines and signature hors d’oeuvres from top downtown Royal Oak restaurants, in this self-guided walking tour.
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POLICE ANNOUNCE NEW PROGRAM

Travel? Troy Police Will Help!
The Auburn Hills Police Department is pleased to announce that it is joining free Neighbors APP by Ring!
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KEEP YOUR PET LOVING LIFE!

Dog Walker Group Offers Services
People love their pets, but that love can get somewhat strained when that fur baby scratches up the couch or mangles a new pair of shoes.
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KEEP YOUR PET LOVING LIFE!

Dog Walker Group Offers Services
People love their pets, but that love can get somewhat strained when that fur baby scratches up the couch or mangles a new pair of shoes.
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Living with Roommates: How to Keep the Peace

We’ve all seen the sitcoms, where the characters have one argument after another as a result of someone in the household not living up to their responsibilities. It’s funny on TV, but not so much in real life.

Dishes left unwashed, late rent payments, and loud late-night conversations are only a few of the many issues that can make your living arrangement less than harmonious.

Of course, having roommates has many benefits, including companionship and smart money management.

The key is to lay out each resident’s preferences, duties, and compromises in advance. Setting ground rules will help you establish a more positive framework.

We’re not talking anything as extensive and unbendable as Sheldon’s Roommate Agreement here, but maybe the Big Bang Theory character’s quirks can serve as inspiration — on a much smaller level. […] read more

COVID Halloween Take 2: Celebrating Safely During the Ongoing Pandemic

The wind whistles in the night. Fallen leaves make scratching sounds as they flutter along the sidewalk. The moon casts an eerie light on the world beneath it, and ghosts, scarecrows, and skeletons sway in the breeze.

Halloween is the best, isn’t it? … As long as visions of demons don’t dance in your head.

Michigan homeowners look forward to decorating their homes, trick-or-treating, and going to those haunted houses and hayrides all year long.

According to the National Retail Federation’s 2019 survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, total spending for Halloween was expected to reach $8.8 billion, with $2.7 billion of that for decorations. Among those celebrating the holiday, 49 percent planned to decorate their home or yard.

Despite COVID-related restrictions for Halloween 2020, homeowners found innovative ways […] read more