DTE crews spark outage

At about 7 p.m., Feb. 6 about 14,000 DTE customers lost power in northern Oakland County including Clarkston, Brandon and Groveland townships. DTE Energy spokesperson Amanda Knaebel said the electrical failure was due to equipment damage during scheduled maintenance on area circuits. The crews were already on site when the outage occurred and resorted power […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP 2018 BOARD OF REVIEW The 2018 March Board of Review will meet at the Brandon Township Office at 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, MI on the following dates and times: Tuesday March 13th 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday March 16th 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED. Please call 248-627-4918 during regular business […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Brandon Township Land and Water conservation fund 7:00 pm MARCH 05, 2018 Brandon Township Offices, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville MI 48462 The public is encouraged to attend to provide public comments on: 1.) The 2018 Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant Application for a $120,400 project with a local match of […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

Village of Ortonville Township of Brandon County of Oakland, Michigan Request for Proposals To Sell 1999 Dodge RAM “AS IS” Introduction The Village of Ortonville is seeking to sell 1999 Dodge RAM Pickup Truck, VIN3B7HF13Z0XG203574, “AS IS”. Any questions or clarifications should be directed through the Village Clerk, K. Liz Edwards, villageclerk@ortonvillevillage.com . This document […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

Public Notice Village of Ortonville The Village of Ortonville is requesting bids under Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) guidelines for the following services for the 2017 program year. • The Village of Ortonville has been allocated $8,000.00 to reimburse a nonprofit agency for emergency food and/or personal care vouchers for low to moderate-income families in […]

Mixing it up for 54 years

By David Fleet Editor Lewie Main has mixed his last batch of concrete. Main, 74, was honored last week for many years as a driver at Ken’s Redi Mix, 8016 S. State Road, Goodrich. “I tried working for Pontiac Motors,” said Main, a 1961 Goodrich High School graduate. “I lasted about 90 days then the […]

Letters to the editor Feb. 10

(In response to Ride on, The Citizen, Jan. 27, page 1) Thank you Brandon Dear Editor, A winter day with sun and smiles, is what the Ortonville Lions Club and the Village Pub in Ortonville provided students from Elmer Knopf Learning Center! A host of volunteers from the Lions Club greeted our students at the […]

Township fire responses continue to grow

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The fire department responded to 1,323 calls in 2017, a new record for the department. “When I started with the department in 1987, we responded to 314 calls,” said Brandon Fire Chief David Kwapis. “That’s a 400 percent increase.” Kwapis gave his 2017 year end report to the […]

Township move debate continues

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The township board will be looking further into purchasing the Belle Ann Elementary school building that has been closed since 2013 due to a decline in enrollment in the Brandon School District. The board gathered at a special meeting on Feb. 1 to discuss the costs associated with […]

Iron Belle Trail plans continue

By David Fleet Editor On Feb. 1, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources hosted a meeting to discuss the future of the Iron Belle Trail north connecting the Lake Orion and Independence to trails north in Atlas Township. The gathering was at the Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion an included representatives from the […]

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