Groveland township names new sexton

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-On Monday night by a 5-0 vote the board of trustees approved township resident William McIninch to serve as the new cemetery sexton. The board of trustees oversees two township cemeteries Mt. Bethel Cemetery near Jossman Road, the Olive Branch Cemetery North Holly Road on the southwest corner of the […]

Champions of the OHL

By David Fleet Editor The Hamilton Bulldogs of the Ontario Hockey League are top dogs this season thanks in part to an Ortonville native. Ben Gleason, 20, a 6-foot-1 inch and 180-pounds defenseman played some key minutes following a 5-4 home ice win over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in Game 6 of the Rogers […]

Groveland Township names new trustee

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- On Monday night by a 5-0 vote Jim Christopher was appointed township trustee. Christopher was one of ten candidates that applied for the partial term following the resignation of Trustee Merilyn McGee who stepped down last month. The new term will expire on Nov. 20, 2020. Christopher must run […]

GHS senior completes hands on school project

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-Students at high school have given GHS Senior Lauren Hunt a hand. Many hands. For her senior capstone project Hunt utilized her artistic abilities and opted to rid the school of a white drab hallway with a mural featuring the hand prints of all the seniors. “About 125 of the seniors […]

Fire department shake-up draws ire

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- On Monday night about 100 filled the township hall during the board of trustees meeting to express their concerns regarding possible changes in the township fire department. Township Supervisor Bob DePalma said that options will be made public later this month regarding the possible changes. The township will send […]

June named interim Genesee County Parks director

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-A township official has stepped in as a leader of the Genesee County Parks. Long time Genesee County Parks Director Amy McMillian stepped down on April 29 paving the way for Barry June, Genesee County Parks deputy director, township resident and trustee to step to run the day to day […]

Oakland County Sheriff awards Distinguished Unit Citation

By David Fleet Editor On May 9, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office presented the annual awards commemorating National Peace Officers Day. More than 400 gathered at the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ auditorium in Pontiac for the recognitions. Honorees include citizens and law enforcement personnel from the metro area in a tribute to those who […]

James E. “Jim” Kennedy

KENNEDY, James E. “Jim”; of Ortonville formerly of Southfield; May 8, 2018; age 65; husband of Cheryl; father of Julie (Adam) Gremli, James “Jimmy” (Tiffany) Kennedy II, Elizabeth Kennedy & Rebecca (Corey) Ronk; grandpa of Carter, Hunter, Carson & Nora; son in law of Barb & Gerald Mahar; brother of Thomas (Marie) Kennedy & Nancy […]

Fire department ISO fire rating drops in township

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- Township officials announced last week that effective Aug. 1, the ISO rating has dropped from four to three. The ISO scale for fire protection ranges from 10 to one, the lower the number, the greater the fire protection. Currently in Michigan there are just 31 fire departments that are […]

World Championships:Martians #494 & More Martians #70

Both Goodrich Martian Robotics teams 494 and 70 competed in the Robotics World Championships at Cobo Convention Center on April 26-28. More than 40,000 spectators and 400 high school teams attended the three day event divided into six divisional competitions. The top two alliances moved to Ford Field for the best two out of three […]

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