Scout troop to deliver holiday wreaths for local veterans

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-A day to remember veterans nationwide will be a little closer to home thanks to a group of scouts. Dec. 14 is Wreaths Across America Day with an estimated 750,000 wreaths laid on veterans’ graves at 1,200 different locations across the country. Locally, wreaths were purchased by donations and will […]

Capstone vaccination clinic at GHS

By David Fleet Editor From 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Dec. 14, Goodrich Senior Garret McGuffin along with Goodrich High School, 8029 S. Gale Road, will host a vaccination clinic. Since 2013, GHS seniors like McGuffin, are challenged by a final school project that any student enrolled in a high school English class must complete to graduate. […]

Atlas Twp. eyes lighting ordinance

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- The township is getting brighter—well too bright for at least one area resident. On Nov. 18, Trish Marie a Maple Avenue resident suggested the township establish a Lighting Ordinance, an outdoor designed to help municipalities develop outdoor lighting standards that reduce glare, light trespass, and sky glow. “We’d like […]

Long time Santa—Grand Marshal

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville- At 3 p.m., today when the annual Christmas Parade comes to town—area resident Tom Peters will be the 2019 Grand Marshal. “It was a very enjoyable time and appreciated the opportunity to serve,” said Peters. “I had a lot of fun.” Peters was appointed by Santa from the North Pole […]

Goodrich Downtown Christmas

By David Fleet Editor From 5-9 p.m., Dec. 5, Santa Claus will be at the Goodrich Downtown Christmas. Santa will be seeking both the nice and naughty during the evening. “The annual downtown Christmas event will be bigger and more festive than ever this year,” said Jenny McKenzie, event coordinator “There’s plenty of new activities […]

Goodrich CARES Club

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-A sign that offered “Free Popsicles” recently drew a host of students at the high school cafeteria. On Nov. 6, the sweet reward drew a long line of students to play the matching game organized by the CARES Club. Goodrich CARES Club, Compassion, Acceptance, Respect and Empathy is a new LGBTQ […]

Goodrich schools: New assistant principal, AD

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- On Monday night the board of trustees voted 6-0 to hire Travis McDowell as high school assistant principal. Trustee Ashley Herriman was absent with notice. The school board also introduced Rob McRae as the new district athletic director. McDowell and McRae replace Goodrich High School Assistant Principal Dave Davis. On […]

Atlas Township to host open house

By David Fleet Editor From 3-7 p.m., Dec. 9, the community is invited to an open house at the newly remodeled Atlas Township Hall, 7386 S. Gale Road. Work on the original 4,500-square-foot township hall constructed in 1980 began in 2018. In May, demolition began on the building and the township employees along with the […]

Blue Christmas? You’re not alone

By David Fleet Editor It’s often portrayed as a happy time a year. Family, gifts and a host of gatherings—followed by holiday music that begins in early November. But for some the holiday’s can be sad— downright blue. At 7 p.m., Dec. 9, the Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Road will host a […]

Turn the page

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-Kathy Mulholland needed an event to get people into her book store. Mulholland, a Goodrich resident opened Cottage Used Books, 8331 M-15 three years ago. The store is of besieged with used books that span all genres— the mysteries and thrillers she favors, as well as contemporary fiction, classics, romance, sci-fi, […]

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