State Road fatalilty

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-One person died following a chain-reaction accident about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. The accident occurred at the intersection of M-15 and Hill Road on the township’s north side. According to the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, a 68 year old Hadley Township woman was southbound on M-15 at the Hill Road […]

Weighing in on the weed vote

By David Fleet Editor On Nov. 6, Michigan voters are going to be asked to join nine states and Washington, DC, who have legalized marijuana for recreational use for adults over the age of 21. Medical marijuana is legal in another 30 states after voters in Oklahoma OK’d a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana […]

Back appointed township clerk

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-Last month Patti Back was appointed by the township board of trustees clerk following the retirement of long time clerk Pam Mazich. Back, a Clawson native and 1977 graduate of Clawson High School moved to the township in 1989. Patti and husband Greg, have four children: Joshua, Jodie, Jacqueline and […]

Village council selects new DPW supervisor

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night the village council voted 3-2 to offer the position of Department of Public Works supervisor to Matt Mayne. Councilmembers, Shannon R. McCafferty, Tim Light and President Mark Baldwin voted for Mayne. Councilmembers Jake Vick and Tim Barraco voted no. On Oct. 4, the village council interviewed four candidates […]

Our veteran’s perpetual care

By David Fleet Editor Holly Twp. -Army Private Stan Kengerski served in France during World War I returned home in 1919 and raised a family. He died in 1992 and was buried at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Now, more than century after serving his country on a rainy October morning his son, Brandon Township resident […]

Blackhawks on cusp of first league championship season

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.- They’re back. When Varsity Football Coach Brad Zube walked off the field on Friday night following a convincing 56-27 win over rival Linden, his Blackhawk team had punched a playoff ticket for the third time in as many years. “This is the natural output from hard word and dedication […]

District to consider ATM on high school campus

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Sept. 24 the school board of education discussed a request by ELGA Credit Union for an ATM on campus near the intersection of Hegel and Gale roads. “We believe this is the nucleus of what goes on in this community with all the events and the student participation,” said ELGA […]

Lockout ended

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- Work will resume. That’s the message from Gov. Rick Snyder’s office who announced on Oct. 2 that a short-term agreement had been struck through the 2018 season between the Operating Engineers 324 and the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association, which locked out the road engineers for most of September […]

Barn again

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- A barn returns. An area couples passion for the restoration of an area landmark barn was recently honored statewide. Last May, David and Kathleen Mayo earned the 2018 Michigan Barn of the Year Award for their exceptional restoration of an 1880s barn on their township farm. “We had been […]

District seeks grant for security upgrades

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-It’s costly but security at area schools could soon be must tighter. Funding for school security upgrades are at stake this school year, as districts statewide vie for grants made available after the state Senate voted unanimously to provide more than $18.6 million to schools to upgrade security systems in their […]

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