‘Voice of the Martians’ honored Friday night’

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Friday night the football lights were on. On May 29, the Goodrich Football program honored long time school district teacher and coach Bill Duso with a special tribute at Roy U Stacey Athletic Stadium. From 9 to 10 p.m., the game field lights where on and scoreboard set at 70 […]

Protesters: ‘They just wanted change’

By David Fleet Editor Tensions were high. “If we are going to seek change it must be from the top of law enforcement,” said Chris Swanson, Genesee County interim sheriff. “We forget the higher we go in our offices, the more we need to be in the community taking care of the most basic needs—going […]

Restaurants, bars starting process to reopen after COVID shutdown

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- Within the next two weeks Cranberries Café inside seating will be open again. “Thank you community for staying with us through the cornavirus shutdown,” said Patty Plant, owner of Cranberries Café, 10250 Hegel Road. “The curbside pickup was great, but there’s much to do before our inside dining is ready […]

Purple Heart Trail project draws national award

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville- The VFW Post 582 has received national recognition for their efforts to honor Purple Heart recipients. On Wednesday, the Kansas City, Mo. based VFW National Headquarters notified VFW Post 582 Commander Dennis Hoffman of the national award of Merit for their Purple Heart Trail project. A later award date will […]

Absent voter applications

By David Fleet Editor The upcoming Aug. 4 election will be in person with safety measures in place. Residents opting to vote through the mail, should contact the township Clerk’s office. Once the ballots from the county clerk are received and tested on the scanners, ballots will be mailed out the at the end of […]

Dental services to resume

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.- On May 21, as the number coronavirus cases dropped, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifted portions of an earlier stay-at-home order and reopened more sectors of Michigan’s economy. Beginning May 29, Michigan is one of 40 states that will allow dental offices to resume providing routine services following the shutdown March […]

Business opens:Willow Pointe of Ortonville

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville-Cut flowers and more once again in the village. On May 1, Atlas Township residents Frank and Deb Cook opened, Willow Pointe of Ortonville, 425 S Ortonville Road continuing tradition of almost 50 years. “We opened before Mother’s Day and we’ve been busy,” said Frank. “Our renovations and updates will continue, […]

Goodrich dam inspected, safety plan in place

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- Earlier this month heavy rains overwhelmed two weakened dams about 70 miles north of the village causing catastrophic flooding. Local officials say, while the village dam is a century old and has required some repair, inspections are up to date as is a safety plan. According to news sources, on […]

‘Welcome Back to Ortonville’

‘Welcome Back to Ortonville’

On May 20, Fenton-based street artist Kevin Burdick began the two day process of creating Ortonville’s new mural at 437 Mill St. The 45-by-12 ‘Welcome Back to Ortonville’ mural is considered a classical landscape style and is an effort by the DDA and the Public Art-Mural Program. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

GHS Class of 2020

GHS Class of 2020 Dear Editor Thank you to the area businesses, organizations, and community members who have lifted up the Goodrich graduating class of 2020 with your congratulatory signs and messages! Your extra efforts are appreciated! Dawn Robb

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