Every Sunday, Patch will help you catch up with the news happening in nearby towns, bringing you the big (and interesting) stories from Patch sites along Woodward Avenue and beyond.
Here's what's been happening nearby this week:
BERKLEY: Chase Bank in Huntington Woods Robbed; Suspect Shot in Pleasant Ridge
A 911 caller tipped off police to the robbery.
ROYAL OAK: Love It or Hate It? Arts Beats & Eats Gets Personal During Comment Marathon
Is Arts Beats & Eats a good thing for Royal Oak? Residents had their say during a more than two-hour public comment session at the City Commission meeting Tuesday night.
TROY: Young Father Battling Cancer: 'Live Each Day in Case It's Your Last'
Troy native Ryan Humphrey has a wife, a toddler, a newborn, an agressive form of cancer, and a deep appreciation for living life to the fullest.
CLAWSON: Clawson's 'Roots and Shoots' Kids Club Seeks Donations for Animal Shelters
Find out what items they need and where you can drop them off.
BIRMINGHAM: Groves Teacher Gives Back During Summer Trip to Kenya
As part of the Africa Inside program, Groves science teacher Bonnie Bartnick spent the summer volunteering at an orphanage in Nairobi.
FERNDALE: Ferndale City Council OKs Multi-Space Metering Proposal
The anticipated date of completion for the project is Nov. 26.