News Nearby: 'Worst of the Worst' Troy Intersections to be Repaired and More

News happening nearby this week.

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:


'The Worst of the Worst' Intersections in Troy to be Repaired

Do you get off on Interstate 75 at Crooks Road with disdain? You are not alone. Tri-Party Program funds will be used to pay for concrete slab replacements at "the worst of the worst" areas of Troy this year.

Royal Oak

Kicks for Jobs: Royal Oak Shop Owner Focuses on Low-Income Youth

Roland "Ro Spit" Coit, owner at Royal Oak-based Burn Rubber Sneaker Boutique works to help youth overcome adversity to gain and retain employment.


DDA board members say a full consensus is needed on the goal of increasing parking spaces before the public should be burdened with increased prices.

Berkley/Huntington Woods

A 43-year-old Berkley man faces a charge of drunken driving, after a police officer spotted a vehicle with a missing wheel traveling west on Grand River Avenue in Farmington.


Superintendent's Corner: How Does Clawson's Dropout Rate Stack Up?

Rates Released by State of Michigan show Clawson's dropout rate compares favorably in the graduation rate ranking to schools nearby.


The shopping center and automotive magnates are among an impressive list of Michiganders, according to Forbes Magazine.

West Bloomfield

West Bloomfield Grandmother's Husband Takes Stand in Grandson's Murder Trial

Prosecutors showed very bloody crime scene photographs during the trial of Sandra Layne on Friday. Layne is accused of murdering her grandson last May.


The Birmingham City Commission gave The Stand the official go ahead on Monday night.


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