‘Triple B’compete at Bridge Design Nationals

By David Fleet Editor On May 20-22, BHS freshman Emma Martin, Ella Miller, and Christa Spencer participated in the National Transportation and Civil Engineering Bridge competition. The event is coordinated by American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials (AASHTO). The bridge building team of “Triple B” traveled to Franklin, Tenn., to compete against five […]

Public Notice: Brandon School District

BRANDON SCHOOLS SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE  OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED 2018-2019 BUDGET PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on June 18, 2018, at 5:30 o’clock p.m., at the Brandon School District, I-TEC Center, 609 Ortonville Rd., Ortonville, Michigan, the Board of Education of Brandon School District will hold a public hearing to consider the District’s proposed […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

Charter Township of Brandon NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Regular Meeting The Charter Township of Brandon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing June 27, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. at Brandon Township Offices, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 to hear the following appeals: Appeal #18-0003 Zoned RE Property ID #03-17-401-016 Name:  Josh & […]

Village Kids Breakfast Club

The Ortonville United Methodist Church will be hosting their annual Village Kids Breakfast Club, along with Seymour Lake United Methodist Church. “We’re trying to fill the gap and make sure our kids have food to eat during the summer,” said Lisa Merglewski, Lai Leader at OUMC. “Believe it or not, some of them only eat […]

Letters to the editor June 9

Thank you Brandon families Dear Brandon Families, On behalf of the Brandon Transportation Department, we would like to thank our parents and students for all your love and support for the last five months. Although we did not prevail in our struggle to stay Brandon School bus drivers, our transportation team will leave knowing they […]

Deal near on sale of closed village skate park

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The board of trustees voted 6-0 to approve the sale of the Ortonville Skate Park equipment for $5,000. Trustee Kris Kordella was absent with notice. “The last department head meeting, we were told by the village manager that we [the village of Ortonville] can disassemble it and give […]

Eats in the Streets

From 4-8 p.m., June 21, the Ortonville Downtown Development Authority will be hosting Eats in the Streets in collaboration with the Ortonville Lions Club’s Culpepper and Merriweather circus. “We have created this event to support our local businesses and to encourage or community to shop small, shop local and shop Ortonville,” said DDA member and […]

M-15, Brandon banners now fly

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-Thanks to the efforts of a Brandon High School senior and school official street banners are now up in Ortonville and along M-15. David Wyatt, vice principal of BHS, and Taryn Vlad, BHS senior spoke with Village of Ortonville officials about a year ago about splitting the cost of […]

Group home issues continue for township

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- Township officials are now stepping up the battle with state agencies regarding a controversial group home. Kathy Thurman, township supervisor reported to the board of trustees on Monday that a meeting is set for next week with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and the […]

Thank you veterans

Thank you veterans

Jordan 5 and Alina Stoian 3, salute during the Ortonville Memorial Day parade on May 28. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

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