Local takes plea in felony child sex case

By David Fleet Editor On Monday, an an area business owner pleaded no contest to accosting, enticing or soliciting child for immoral purpose in exchange, the prosecutor will dismiss 12 other related counts. Terry Cadarette was arrested on July 18, 2016 after he allegedly used the social media app Grindr to attract a 14-year-old boy […]

Fund balance ‘very healthy,’ board OKs audit

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.– Brad DeVries a CPA for Yeo & Yeo, presented the annual financial statements and auditor’s report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 at Monday’s township board of trustee meeting. The township board voted 5-0 to accept the audit. According to the audit, for the fiscal year 2017-18 […]

‘We’re stuck: Lockout delays township Tripp Road project

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- For many years the condition of Tripp Road on the township’s west side has been a rough ride. In July the Road Commission for Oakland County closed the mile long thoroughfare and began the $2.3 million reconstruction of Tripp Road between Dixie Highway and Grange Hall Road. It was […]

‘This is where I wanted to be’

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- For five consecutive elections spanning 18 years, Township Clerk Pam Mazich was reelected to her office. “I had no opposition either,” laughed Mazich. “No one wants the clerk’s job.” On Oct. 1, a stellar career of public service with the township of more than 30 years will end. On […]

Red Wings drop in on Oaktree Elementary for some play

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- According to news sources Detroit Red Wing’s center Dylan Larkin is likely to wear the captians jersey before his new contract is up in five years. On Tuesday, about a month before the puck drops on the 2018-19 NHL season, Larkin’s leadership role shifted from the ice Little Caesars Arena […]

Village drain project start nears

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-Final design for village drain project that was approved more than five years ago could begin as early as January. That’s the word from Sue Hogan, senior engineer of the of surface water management for the Genesee County Drain Office on a renovation of a century old village drain system. An […]

Township ORV Park opening delayed

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- A opening date for the new state park in the township has been moved until next summer. The township ORV park to be located on the west side of Dixie Highway on reclaimed gravel pit property was set to open in late 2018 was now moved to next year […]

Goodrich SAT scores tops among traditional Genesee high schools

By David Fleet Editor It’s early September and Goodrich High School Senior Emma Butcher is yet to decide on a college in her future. However, Butcher’s recent SAT score of 1,510 of 1,600 possible may change that direction. “I really was not expecting to score that high,” said Butcher, 16. “But right away it opened […]

Village manager, DPW director search ramps up

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday the village council is expected discuss the next step in the application process for filling two key positions. At 6 p.m., Monday the village council will meet at 7338 S. State Road. On Wednesday morning Mark Baldwin, village president, Tim Light, village council member, David Fleet, editor of The […]

Brandon 26-Goodrich 7

Brandon 26-Goodrich 7

From left, Adrien Williams, Adam Rowe, Jacob Irwin and Mike Nicaj. By David Fleet The Milk Can Cup will stay in Brandon. In front of a packed house at Blackhawk Stadium, the Brandon Blackhawks (2-0) topped their neighbor to the north the Goodrich Martians (1-1) 26-7, settling the backyard brawl for another year.  The game also honored Deputy Eric […]