Letters to the editor: Aug. 19

From the Moors Family Dear Editor, We would like to express our thanks and appreciation to everyone for all the love and support you have shown our family during this difficult time. We are grateful to have so many, many wonderful friends and your overwhelming kindness will never be forgotten. Douglas “Dozer” Moors will be […]

Firefighters, DTE, neighbors rally to save wedding

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- Wedding crashers took on a new meaning earlier this month. On Aug. 12, Bob Petrusha a township resident for the past 18 years was hosting a wedding with about 130 guests on his rural Auten Road property. The wedding couple had rented a 30-feet-by-60-feet tent and planned to exchange […]

MABAS facility set to open in township

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.– On the anniversary of 9/11 a major step forward toward preparedness in the event of a disaster will be unveild in the township. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 11, the Michigan Mutual Aid Box Alarm System or MABAS storage warehouse will be open for pubic tours. The 17,000 square […]

Eclipse ready

Eclipse ready

Ellison Steele, 3, and Cole Steele, 7, test some solar eclipse glasses at the Brandon Township Public Library. A solar eclipse will occur on Aug. 21. Photo by Patrick McAbee.  By David Fleet Editor Dustin Scriven recalls the solar eclipse of May 12, 2012. “The 2012 eclipse was about 30 percent here in Michigan and […]

Fraud suspects nabbed after high speed chase

By David Fleet Editor A 36-year-old female from Daytona Beach, Fla. and a 32-year-old male of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. are now in custody following a high speed chase and incident with a local credit union. At approximately 3:41 p.m., Aug. 14, the Oakland County Sheriff office received a call from an employee of the Michigan […]

Public Notice: Brandon Public Library

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BRANDON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY County of Oakland, Michigan ON THE ADOPTION OF THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2018 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS IN THE LIBRARY DISTRICT OF THE BRANDON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Brandon Township Public Library, County of Oakland, State of Michigan, will hold a […]

Public Notice: Goodrich

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REZONING Notice is hereby given that the Village of Goodrich Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on September 6, 2017, at the hour of 6:00 p.m. in the Administrative Building, lower level, 7338 S. State Road, Goodrich, Michigan. The public hearing is for the purpose of considering the following rezoning […]

Sandra Kay Pillsbury

Sandra Kay Pillsbury of Ortonville; died August 15, 2017.  She was 74.  Born November 15, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Thomas and Helen (nee: Collingwood) Umphrey.  She married Daniel Pillsbury on June 22, 1973 in Union Lake, Michigan. She is survived by her loving husband, Daniel; two daughters, Kaye Raveschot and Lisa Petersen; one […]

Senior complex deal gets sweeter for village

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- Coordinators of a proposed senior housing project recently upped the ante for the village. A yearly donation of as much as $15,000 could be on the way to village coffers if developers from Goodrich Haven, L.L.C Limited Dividend Housing Association can reach an agreement to build. At issue is a […]

ELGA Credit Union opens in Goodrich

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- At noon, Aug. 14, ELGA Credit Union, 8125 S. State Road, will host a ribbon cutting celebration. The new facility will be the tenth ELGA Credit Union branch— serving more than 64,000 members who live, work, worship, in Genesee, Saginaw, Shiawassee, Oakland, Lapeer and Livingston counties. “It made perfect sense […]

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