Public Notice:Brandon Township

SYNOPSIS CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON SPECIAL MEETING April 18, 2017 Call to order at 6:35 p.m. Present:  Allen, Broughton, Darnall, DePalma, Kordella & Thurman Arrived late: Marshall Approved: Agenda Storage Tank Remediation project Grubbing contract No Action: Cemetery Parking lot Budget amendments Discussion: Review of policies Flower fund Service awards Strategic Planning Adjourned at 9:05 […]

Johnnie Ronald Stayton, Sr.

Johnnie Ronald Stayton, Sr. of Ortonville died April 26, 2017. He was 74. Born July 25, 1942 in Detroit to the late John and Mildred (nee: Baier) Stayton. He is survived by his loving wife, Tracey Stayton; four children, Rebecca (Jeff) Abbott, Todd (Sandy) Stayton, Johnnie (Barbie) Stayton, Jr. and Sarah (Ben) Lazaris; two sisters, […]

Alfred Lee Steinhoff

Alfred Lee Steinhoff Alfred Lee Steinhoff of Goodrich passed away peacefully in the comfort of home, surrounded by family on Sunday, April 16, 2017. He was 67. He was diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (a rare brain disease) in April 2015. He received in home hospice for the remainder of his life. Lee was born in […]

Ortonville Skate Park future hangs in air

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Ortonville- Village councilmembers expressed surprise at their Monday meeting at Brandon Recreation Director Fred Waybrant’s announcement earlier this month that he would be managing the Village Skate Park. It seems a communication breakdown occurred between the council, Waybrant, and Village Manager David Trent, who had also previously confirmed to The […]

6th Annual Bookin’ It For Your Library 5K

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp. – Rose Partin won a medal for the speed in which she completed her first 5K, but she was a little slow in picking it up— almost a year late. The 64-year-old recently registered to participate in the 6th Annual Bookin’ It For Your Library 5K, set for […]

Eco Club

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Ortonville- Mother Teresa was once quoted, “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” Every drop of water counts in Flint, a city of 98,310, where the H2O coming out of taps […]

Nothing like Boston

By David Fleet Editor April 17 marked four years since the Boston Marathon bombings. The tragedy killed three people, injured hundreds of others and sent the city into hysteria— forever altering the iconic 26.2-mile run. For Goodrich resident Rodney Reneski the race is a unique mix of pride, resilience and triumph. “It’s Boston Strong all […]

Drone reported stolen from school

Brandon Twp. – A cash reward is being offered for information leading to the person who stole a drone from Brandon High School. A teacher reported the theft to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office on April 26. She keeps the drones in a locked room and said she last saw the DJI Phantom 3 standard […]

Twp. police/fire millage renewal, 9-1-1 on ballot

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp. – Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m., May 2 for Genesee County and township voters who will decide on a police/fire millage renewal and a 9-1-1 surcharge hike. Earlier this year the township board of trustees OK’d ballot questions for renewals of 2.1 mills for police protection […]

Sewer idea floated again with eye on businesses, township

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Ortonville – The topic of sewer surfaced again at a meeting Wednesday in the village. Nearly 40 people were in attendance at the April 26 meeting to which about 200, mostly business owners, were invited by Village Manager David Trent to continue what is now a more than 60-year dialogue […]

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