News Nearby: Random Acts of Kindness in Royal Oak, Road Worker Hit in West Bloomfield
Happening around Birmingham this week: Eight Troy students were named 2013 Presidential Scholar candidates and Bloomfield Hills announced a common start time for its combined high school.
You know what's happening in your neck of the woods, but how about the news nearby? Every Saturday, Patch will bring you the big (and interesting) stories from Patch sites near Birmingham, along Woodward Avenue and beyond.
Here's what's been happening nearby this week:
Bloomfield Hills Schools Superintendent Rob Glass said the district will implement a 7:25 a.m. start time for the newly-combined high school next fall.
A road worker was struck and injured on Pontiac Trail, near Denby Street, on Feb. 6 after a driver from Detroit intentionally hit him, police say. According to police, the two men first exchanged words before the driver backed up 10 feet, accelerated and hit the man.
"They are wonderful representative of the Troy School District," writes Superintendent Barbara A. Fowler.
Being a good citizen could land you some pulled pork and ribs, courtesy of the Royal Oak Police Department and Lockhart’s BBQ.
Dish Network Corp, which owns Blockbuster, plans to close 21 stores in Michigan this spring, including the one in Ferndale.
Nicholas Armold recently earned the Franklin M. Kreml Leadership Award, whose goal is to honor "high ethical and professional values and dedication to public service."
Clawson students made the biggest jump in third and seventh grade math proficiency, however they lag behind peers in ninth-grade social studies and eighth-grade math.