OWEN, ROSEANN of Ortonville. Died June 23, 2016. She was 96. She was born September 14, 1919 in Flint, Michigan to Theodore and Eva (nee: Clor) Herzog. She is survived by two sons, Ted (Linda) Owen and Scott (Holly) Owen; seven grandchildren, Raken Mekled, Jason (Candence) Owen, Nicole (Jared) DiClementi, Herb (Kristina) Dula, Becky […]
From left, Tommy Flicking, 11, and Joey Tomei, 15, from Boy Scout troop 139 hang up tie dye shirts during Relay for Life in Ortonville, June 18. Photo by Patrick McAbee.
"I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been brushed by a mirror of a passing motorist,"
David Fleet Editor For almost a decade Bruce DeGrouchy has been an avid bicyclist. “I’m out riding just about every week I can,” said DeGrouchy, an Atlas Township resident since 1988. “I ride on the shoulder of the road, wear a helmet, have a flashing light on the back of my bike and use a […]
By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-On Monday night, the board of trustees OK’d the implementation of a municipal civil infraction ordinance. By a 4-1 vote, three ordinances were OK’d: providing for municipal civil infractions of certain township ordinances and penalties; amending certain township ordinances by designating violations as municipal infractions and providing penalties for the […]
By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- In 2012 when the board of trustees voted to withhold township residents’ insurance money in escrow from casualty losses including fire or explosion to repair, replace or remove damaged structures that may violate local codes—the cost was $7,873. Effective July 1 that dollar amount has jumped to $12,056. About […]
A peregrine falcon named “Zorro” contemplates his next meal during CreekFest on June 11. The falcon is from the Wildlife Recovery Association. Photo by Patrick McAbee.
BRANDON SCHOOL DISTRICT MILLAGEPROPOSAL, BUILDING AND SITE SINKING FUND TAX LEVY Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Brandon School District in the Counties of Oakland and Lapeer, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 2 mills ($2.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 2 years, 2017 and 2018, to create a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2017 is approximately $1,100,000? YES NO
By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-School district officials will answer questions regarding the proposed clean water millage during a public Q&A session planned for 6 p.m., June 23, at ITEC, 609 S. Ortonville Road. “I am hoping for a good discussion, this is part of our responsibility to share factual information with the public,” […]
SYNOPSIS Ortonville Village Council 2016-2017 Budget Workshop Continuation June 13, 2016 – 7:00 P.M Brandon Township Offices 395 Mill Street Trustees Present: Eschmann, Brice, McClerren, Skornicka, Baker, Wills Absent: Dylus without notice Meeting called to order at 7:05 p.m. 1. Approved the agenda as presented. 2. Manager Lee presented the revised budget proposal with clarifications […]
synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 6-13-2016 Call To Order & Roll Call Approved: Consent Agenda Budget amendment, Accts. payalbe Board Minutes Twp./Fire 5/9/2016 & 5/18/2016 Twp. Special NEW BUSINESS Approved Hiring Theresa Bills as Election Co-Ordinator Approved Lt. Mason Overtime Pay Approved MTA Dues Approved State of Groveland Twp. Letter Approved Groveland Oaks Fireworks Approved Camp […]
By David Fleet Editor Goodrich– A middle school student is in tune with a major country music star following a classroom assignment. Luke Giza, 14, an eighth grade student, received an autographed Tim McGraw guitar after utlizing his writing skills in the Humble and Kind Poetry Contest. Giza’s response in the contest was prompted by […]