Scott Farms keeps on growing

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.-Green peppers, summer squash and oblong radishes with a thin root still attached fill clean white boxes. Onions, garlic bulbs and small red potatoes overflow paper quart containers. The vegetables stand of Scott Farms. “We love it,” laughed Vernon Scott, 61, the fifth generation to farm the Seymour Lake property. […]

Village administrator files suit over contract

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- The village administrator/clerk has filed suit against three councilmembers after her annual contract was not renewed. The suit comes after a 3-2 village council vote on June 4 to not renew the village administrator/clerk contract for Jakki Sidge. Named in the suit were Council Pro-Tem Jake Vick, Trustee Tim Light […]

Long time educator steps down from school board

David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night the school board of trustees accepted the resignation of trustee Linda Jackson. Jackson’s resignation was effective July 10, and the board is required to appoint a temporary trustee within 30 days. By a 6-0 vote the board of appointed former school board trustee Tim Zirnhelt who was first elected […]

Good Times in Goodrich Aug. 4

By David Fleet Editor The good times in Goodrich. On Aug. 4 Good Times in Goodrich kicks off with a day of cars, food and activities for the whole family. “We welcome the community out to Goodrich on Saturday to check out some great new events,” said Lianne Zarycky, director of advertising. “Good Times in […]

Brandon man stabbed following argument with ex-roommate

A Brandon Township man was jailed on Sunday after he allegedly stabbed his ex-roommate. Adam Guigar, 23, was arraigned at 52-2 district court in front of Magistrate Elizabeth Chiappelli with Assault with Intent to Commit Bodily Harm Less than Murder after he allegedly stabbed his ex-roommate five times in the chest. He was given a […]

Tripp Road closed until November

Groveland Twp.-On July 30, the Road Commission for Oakland County expects to begin the reconstruction of Tripp Road between Dixie Highway and Van Road/Grange Hall Road. Tripp Road will be closed to through traffic and is expected to re-open to traffic in mid-November. The detour for through traffic is Dixie Highway to Grange Hall Road. […]

‘Meet Up and Eat Up’

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.- It’s summer and there’s plenty of hungry kids. The ‘Meet Up and Eat Up’ summer food service program is returning after a one-year hiatus and so far it’s two forks up from participants. From 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday-Friday through Aug. 24 a free lunch will be served at the […]

‘Vive la France! Goodrich teachers join World Cup bash

By David Fleet Editor It seemed like a good idea at the time. Last March three Goodrich teachers realized they would all be in Paris at the same time—so hanging out for a day in the French city was just the right thing to do. “My wife purchased a trip to Europe for us which […]

Onica defends township/village job

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- On Monday night two area residents expressed concerns regarding the township supervisor’s recent second job. Earlier this month the Oxford Village council voted 5-0 to approve Teri Onica, township supervisor as the new village clerk/treasurer. Onica’s first day on the job was July 2. While working for the Village […]

Plan to rectify GTFD budget woes considered

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- A new direction for the township fire department will keep it local for now. By a vote of 4-0 on Monday night the township board of trustees OK’d a plan to continue with the township fire department as is and provide assistant township fire chief Kevin Mason the latitude […]