‘They can play’

By David Fleet Editor On Thursday, Gov. Whitmer announced that indoor contact sports may resume on Feb. 8 as long as safety measures are followed. Whitmer said during a press conference sports can continue on Monday as long as masks are worn. If masks are not worn, student-athletes must have regular COVID-19 testing. “I appreciate […]

Songwriter, musician Nashville bound

By David Fleet Editor Septemberfest talent show judges got it right. Brandon Township resident Emily Pyscher, first visited Septemberfest way back in 2014 as an 11-year old singer songwriter. She competed in the First Annual Talent Show that year and won the event after playing guitar and singing a song she composed. The winning streak […]

OCSO:‘Nothing of criminal nature’

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- Oakland County Prosecutors recently reviewed a letter of written allegations against Township Fire Chief Kevin Mason and based on that information, found nothing of criminal nature. Last month the township board of trustees agreed to engage the Oakland County Sheriff Office to seek possible suspects after a four month […]

Theodore Anthony, “Ted” Taormina

Taormina, Theodore Anthony, “Ted” Ted was born January 22, 1933 and died January 27, 2021, he was 88 years old. Ted leaves behind the love of his life, Sally Ann (Dreher). They were married for 67 wonderful years as perfect complements to each other. In addition, Ted is survived by his 7 children; Jan (Paul), […]

County reports 30,000 have signed up for vaccination

By David Fleet Editor Dr. Rick Sweeney described the vaccination he received on Saturday as ‘beyond good.’ “It’s absolutely necessary,” said Sweeney, a Goodrich High School teacher for more than 30 years. “I’ve had no side effects and my hope is that our entire nation will receive vaccination and put an end to this pandemic.” […]

Area resturants set to reopen Feb.1 for limited indoor dining

By David Fleet Editor Robin expects that Monday is going to be busy. “We are excited to reopen,” said Robin, who manages the Boat Bar, 2000 Ortonville Road, Brandon Township. “The last time the governor’s order was lifted a lot of people turned out.” The Boat Bar is just one of thousands of eateries statewide […]

Brandon man charged with assaulting an officer during arrest

By David Fleet Editor At 5 p.m., Jan. 19 Brandon Deputies responded to a report of a disorderly subject at a township mobile home community. According to the report, Paul Lowry, 40, was upset regarding a late fee on a rental contract on his home and was confrontational with the management of the community. Lowry […]

Goodrich DECA club

DECA or the Distributive Education Club of America, energize students for college and career readiness with a focus on business growth and development skills. DECA was brought to Goodrich High School by a more recent alumni, and has had students qualify to compete at the State Development Conference each year since its charter at GHS. […]

Get more bites, Lure Lipstick

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.- From changing lures to moving to a better spot, sometimes fish just won’t bite. But John Sullivan may just have the answer. Sullivan is the owner of Lure Lipstick, a township company that produces an attractant used by sport anglers to up their odds of catching fish. “I have […]

First public hearing for Goodrich Meadows roads

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- At 6:30 p.m., Feb. 8, the village council will host a public hearing, regarding objections to the creation of a special assessment road improvement district for the Goodrich Meadows Estates subdivision. The meeting will be via Zoom. On Dec. 14, the village council voted 5-0 to direct the village administrator […]