Easter: Volunteers, food items still needed for OCEF

The Ortonville Community Emergency Fund will assist 185 families this Easter. At 1 p.m., Sunday April 9, all food will be sorted by volunteers at St. Anne Church, 825 S. Ortonville Road. At 8 a.m., Monday, April 10 volunteers will be packing food orders for each family, which will be picked up later that afternoon. […]

Township OKs grant applications for area parks

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. -On Monday night the township board of trustees voted 6-0 to submit applications for three grants that if awarded will benefit the township community park, 1414 N. Hadley Road along with the Sherman Memorial Park, 150 Cedar St. in the Village of Ortonville. The township is seeking grants from […]

Lady Blackhawks snag play-off win

By David Fleet Editor AFlint Metro League championship may have eluded the Lady Blackhawks basketball team this season, but a play-off win, the first since Nov. 15, 2006, will provide a building block for next year. “The season definitely had its ups and downs,” said Jason Sheldon, third year Blackhawk head coach. “We did not […]

‘Obsession’

March 17, 18 & 19 at Brandon High School Performing Arts Center

By David Fleet Editor “Obsession,” the story of the Frankenstein Family and an original play by Elizabeth Lackey with libretto by Michael Lackey, will be performed at Brandon High School next week. “The music is fantastic,” said Brittney Ward, play director in her second year at Brandon High School. “I’ve been wanting to do this […]

Township, school agree to 50/50 split for liaison officer

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp .- By a 6-0 vote on Monday night the township board of trustees agreed to split the cost of the police liaison officer for the 2017-18 school year. Township Treasurer Terri Darnall was absent from the meeting. Terms of agreement between the Brandon Schools and the township will include […]

Police disable vehicle to end high speed chase

By David Fleet Editor A Brandon Township resident remains lodged in the Oakland County Jail following a high speed chase on March 4. Andrew Sanchez, 21, was arraigned on March 6 before 52-2 Court Judge Kelley Kostin on counts of fleeing police third degree, a five year felony and reckless driving, a 93 day misdemeanor. […]

Council balks at low income senior apartment complex

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- A request to rezone property for a proposed low income senior living apartment complex was denied by the village council at a special meeting on Monday night. A proposal to rezone for a planned unit development on about 5.5 acres on the north side of Hegel Road about 600 feet […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSAL MAINTENANCE OF BRANDON TOWNSHIP CEMETERIES Sealed bid proposal is for a cemetery maintenance contract for the following properties. Seymour Lake Cemetery Shurter Cemetery Carmer Cemetery Eaton Cemetery Bald Eagle Lake Cemetery Hummer Rock Site The contract term is two years. Your proposal should be divided into two annual prices; spring – fall […]

Public Notice: Village of Ortonville

SYNOPSIS Village of Ortonville Regular Council Meeting February 27, 2017 Call to order 7:03 p.m. Trustees Present: Brice, Butzu, Dylus, Eschmann, Sleva, Wills Absent with notice: Skornicka Approved the following items: Minutes of January 23, as amended Disbursements-$19,445.95 Law Enforcement Report Fire Department Report Engineering Tube Specialties Environmental Report Recreation Passport Grant MDNR Grant BS&A […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

VILLAGE OF ORTONVILLE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Village of Ortonville will be holding a public hearing on March 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in conjunction with its regularly scheduled meeting at 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan. This hearing will be regarding two proposed grant applications for the purchase of properties located in the Village […]