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:
Common Start Time For Bloomfield Hills High School Campuses
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.
Detroit Man Arrested for Running Over Worker on Pontiac Trail
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.
8 Troy Students Named 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar Candidates
"They are wonderful representative of the Troy School District," writes Superintendent Barbara A. Fowler.
Royal Oak Police Issue Gift Cards for Random Acts of Kindness
Being a good citizen could land you some pulled pork and ribs, courtesy of the Royal Oak Police Department and Lockhart’s BBQ.
Blockbuster in Ferndale to Close
Dish Network Corp, which owns Blockbuster, plans to close 21 stores in Michigan this spring, including the one in Ferndale.
Huntington Woods Public Safety Deputy Chief Receives Leadership Recognition
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's 2012 MEAP Results Show Highest Gains in Math
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.