First snow

First snow

Tinley, 4, and Brynn Brown, 7 take advantage of an early November snow fall in Goodrich and create a small snowman on Tuesday. Photo by Patrick McAbee. 

Township eyes plans for business area near ORV park, I-75

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- On Oct. 24, township officials gathered with economic developers from Oakland County to discuss the future of property near the intersection of Grange Hall Road and I-75. The proposed township business area will be incorporated within the master plan and on about 88 acres with close access to the […]

New village council president

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night the village council voted 3-2 for Shannon McCafferty to serve as the new president. Tim Barraco and Doug McAbee voted no. McCafferty, Wendy Ciaramitaro and Tim Light voted yes. McCafferty was elected to the council in 2016. She replaces outgoing president Mark Baldwin who did not seek reelection […]

Board amends foster care homes ordinance

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- On Nov. 8, the township board voted 6-0 to approve the first reading of an amendment to Brandon Township Ordinance Chapter 46, Article 3, Section 46-206 (c) (1) pertaining to convalescent and/or nursing homes and state licensed adult foster care homes of 13 or more residents. Clerk Candee […]

Donations needed for Christmas Toy Store

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon Christmas Community Toy Store is gearing up for Christmas and seeking some help from area elves. The local toy drive kicked off last week with boxes for gifts and jars for cash donations around area businesses. “It’s the same number of kids, around 200, around 75 families,” said […]

Voter turnout soars, local House, Senate GOP, 3 incumbents out

Voter turnout soars, local House, Senate GOP, 3 incumbents out

Charles Amy votes while his son Noah seems rather bored with the process on Tuesday at Goodrich United Methodist Church. Photo by Patrick McAbee.  By David Fleet & Shelby Stewart Area voter turnout outpaced the state average in Tuesday’s mid term elections. Statewide voter turnout was 52 percent. In Groveland Township voter turnout was 66 […]

‘A Fly on the Wall’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer It’s just outrageous—bank hold-ups, sighting U F O’s and dating Donald Trump? Really? The high school theatre program is performing “A Fly on the Wall,” a comedy by playwright Pat Cook. “It’s about a psychiatrist, Phillip Axelrod, and the fun patients he has,” said director Jeff Malicke. “Someone is murdering […]

Two teams-one goal

By David Fleet Editor In May the Goodrich Cross Country team lost to Corunna High School. It was ugly. “We got beaten real bad,” said Al Warden, in his first year as Martian Cross County head coach after stepping in for coach Jennifer Sweet who retired last year. Warden recognized just how good the Corunna […]

Village council hires new administrator/clerk

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Nov. 1, the village council voted 4-1 to extend a contract to Sheri Wilkerson as administrator/clerk. Mark Baldwin, Jake Vick, Shannon McCafferty and Tim Light voted for the candidate. Tim Barraco voted no. Wilkerson, a Flint resident served as Atlas Township Clerk and Election Administrator since 2012 . She was […]

Michigan’s Most Dangerous Women

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Sophie Lyons was dubbed the “Queen of Crime.” Uneducated she was taught shoplifting and pickpocketing as a child. From cleaver clever heists to crafty blackmail schemes—her life of crime traveled to Sing Sing prison and finally in Detroit. At 7 p.m., Nov. 15 the Brandon Township Public Library, 304 South […]

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