Brandon earns five star rating

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon preschool program has once again received a five star rating from Great Start to Quality. “Diane Zedan and the entire preschool staff have done an incredible job of building Brandon into one of the best preschool programs in the State,” said district superintendent Matt Outlaw. Brandon first received […]

Non-homestead millage on November ballot

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The non-homestead millage for the Brandon School district is up for renewal on Nov. 6. There is no increase on the renewal. “This millage renewal only applies to businesses and to people’s second properties,” said district superintendent Dr. Matt Outlaw. “This is a renewal only and we do […]

Board takes aim at township group home locations

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The township board of trustees had their first reading of four ordinance amendments pertaining to adult foster care facilities during their meeting Monday night. The change comes after residents raised concern that another group home may open on Sleepy Hollow. The current group home on the street is […]

Susan Beck

BECK, SUSAN DEAN of Ortonville Died September 28, 2018.  She was 75. She was born May 21, 1943 in Highland Park, Michigan to the late Dr. Gregory and Audrey (nee: Wismer) Dunlap.  She is survived by her loving husband of 32 years Robert Beck; one daughter, Lara Dryden; three grandchildren, Chase Allison, Brenden Allison and […]

John Greif

GREIF, JOHN HERMAN of Ortonville.  Died September 30, 2018.  He was 60. Born January 29, 1958 in Highland Park, Michigan to Herman and the late Marjorie (nee: Guitar) Greif. He is survived by his father, Herman Greif; three brothers, Karl (Vickie) Greif, Ronald (Susan) Greif and Edward (Carrie) Greif; one sister, Barbara (Ryan) White; seven […]

Gary Stonerock

Stonerock, Gary Robert; 81 years old; born September 28, 1936 in Garden City, MI, went to be with his Lord the day before his 82nd birthday on September 27, 2018.  He was the kind of man that practically knew a stranger’s whole life story within five minutes of meeting him.  As a professional land surveyor, […]

Ride on

Ride on

Emma Dommelly and Geselle Garcia take a ride during Septemberfest 2018 on Sept. 22 in Ortonville. Photo by Patrick McAbee 

Letters to the editor Sep. 29

Woodland park trail Dear Editor, We are looking for a knowledgable construction volunteer to lead our woodland park project. We will be building a set of stringer stairs up a steep woodland bank in our new park in the Village of Goodrich. As a project leader, your expertise would only be needed on-site long enough […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

SYNOPSIS Village of Ortonville Regular Meeting September 24, 2018 Call to order 7:00 p.m. Present: Brice, Butzu, Robinson, Sleva, Wills Absent: Eschmann, Skornicka The following items were approved: Agenda Minutes of August 27, 2018 Disbursements in the amount of $225,101.77 Treasurer’s Report Resolution 2018-0924.01 Oakland County Hazard Mitigation Resolution 2018-0924.02 WWI Commemoration CROP Hunger Walk […]