Communities, schools spending & allocating millions of COVID-19 funds

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.— Sewer projects, ambulances and sidewalks are just a few of the projects area communities received since the implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act in March 2021. The ARPA act which provided $350 billion in relief to states and local governments to fight the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic have deposited […]

Station No.1 Social Hub OK’d by Village Council

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich —On Monday night the Village Council voted 4-0 to approve a site plan for Station No. 1, Social Hub, 10214 West Hegel Road. Council Member Sherry Moore was absent. The decision follows a Jan. 29 decision by the Goodrich Village Planning Commission who voted 8-0 with one abstention that recommended […]

Goodrich Martians 73- Brandon Blackhawks 29

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. — Brandon 29 Goodrich 73 On Feb. 9 the Goodrich Martians Girls Varsity Basketball team (11-0 Flint Metro League and 18-0 overall) stayed undefeated on the season rolling over the Brandon Blackhawks 73- 29 (2-10 Flint Metro League and 3-15 overall). GHS Soph. #22 Tanner Schramm tallied 12 points, […]

Goodrich Martians 61-Brandon Blackhawks 29

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. — The Goodrich Martians Varsity Boys Basketball team improved to 10-1 in the Flint Metro League and 14-5 overall with a 61-29 win over cross county rivals Brandon Blackhaawks. The Martians jumped out to a 30-15 halftime lead and never looked back, outscoring the Blackhawks by 20 points in […]

Martians’ Ledbetter finds perfection

By Matt Mackinder Flint – Most of Richfield Lanes went silent as Tyler Ledbetter stepped up for his third ball of the tenth frame last Sunday during the New Lothrop Singles Challenge varsity bowling tournament. It wasn’t silent for long as the Goodrich senior finished off his first 300 game on his way to qualifying […]

Warhawks compete at MISCA

By David Fleet Editor Grand Rapids — On Feb. 10, Grand Rapids-based Calvin University hosted the High School Michigan Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association meet. Eighty high school swim teams were represented. This year Goodrich’s Luke Alward and Brandon’s Dom Mahan were selected to represent the Goodrich-Brandon co-op Warhawks. Mahan placed 25th out of 35 entrants […]

Hegel Road resurfacing project set for summer 2024

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich — On Monday night the village council voted 4-0 to adopt a resolution for the Michigan Department of Transportation for resurfacing on West Hegel Road in the village. Council member Sherry Moore was absent. The estimated cost of the project is $229,400 with $181,204 in federal funds. The village share […]

Northern Oakland I-75 reconstruction project to begin in early March

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp. — In just a few weeks, daffodils will bloom, geese will return and orange construction barrels will once again pop up. Bridge and road work along I-75 in northern Oakland County is expected to resume in early March. The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing approximately $160 million to […]

Local home sale prices increased in 2023

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp. — A combination of escalated interest rates up substantially from their historic lows a few years ago, lower home inventories and higher prices has produced a challenging real estate market for buyers and sellers. However, this scenario could see a change later this spring as mortgage rates are expected […]

First annual Goodrich Spring Gala

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich — On March 2, the Creekside Event Barn, 7388 S. State Road will host the first annual Goodrich Spring Gala. The Goodrich Educational Foundation, Board of Education, district administration, staff, community and family members will honor and celebrate the 2024 Teacher of the Year, Citizen of the Year and Staff Member of the […]

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