Oakwood Road fatality

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-At 5:18 a.m., Sept. 27 two motorists were involved in a head on collision that took the life of one of the drivers. A gravel hauler, driven by a 43-year-old resident of Oxford, was driving westbound on Oakwood Road just west of Hadley Road when a Chevy Silverado, driven […]



Brandon Blackhawk Brendan McClusky catches the ball during a 59-39 loss to Flushing High School at Blackhawk stadium on  Sep. 14. Photo by Mo Voyer. 

Village to dicuss applications

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Sept. 10 the village council agreed on a special meeting, 6 p.m., Sept. 25 at the village offices to discuss applications for the superintendent of public works and village administrator/clerk. “We would like to keep it confidential at this point,” said Mark Baldwin, village president. “When we (council) are reviewing […]

Dallas Stars sign Ben Gleason to three-year deal

By David Fleet Editor Ben Gleason is on the cusp of the NHL. On Sept. 13, Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced the signing of defenseman Gleason to a three-year, entry-level contract. Gleason, an Ortonville native who attended Brandon Schools will start the hockey season with the Dallas Stars top affiliate team Texas Stars […]

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 […]

Lakeview aim to ‘Keep Kristen Moving’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer A local church is reaching out to help a local keep on—moving on. From noon- 5 p.m., Sept. 30, the Lakeview Community Church, 10023 South State Road, Goodrich will be hosting the Keep Kristen Moving fundraiser. Kristen Milefchik, who was born with a form of muscular dystrophy, has been a […]

Township adult foster care facilities ordinaces stall again

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- On Tuesday, the board of trustees met to discuss possible revisions to township ordinances pertaining to Adult Foster Care Facilities in the township. It was voted unanimously to send the revisions back to the township attorney to make the language more compliant with state law. “The township board, […]

Brandon School district OKs $5 million in projects

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-On Monday night the Brandon Board of Eduction approved over a dozen projects to be completed following the sale of the Brandon Fletcher Intermediate School building, an energy bond and with an installment purchase agreement. “It’s equivalent to a home equity loan,” said superintendent Dr. Matt Outlaw, about the […]