Transit bill stalls

By David Fleet Editor A pair of House Bills that would help pave the way for a Regional Transportation Authority is all dead. Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) tabled the bill that had attracted the ire several lawmakers and more than 20 Oakland County supervisors including Brandon and Groveland townships. The RTA goal, created […]

GHS Powerlifting at states

On March 8, the Goodrich Girls Power Lifting team competed at the Michigan High School Powerlifting Association Varsity State Power Lifting meet, at North Branch High School. About 40 schools statewide along with 200 lifters in the annual state competition. GHS Junior Willow Tetmeyer, finished first, setting four state records including a 355 pound squat, […]

GHS Senior named CTE ‘Student of the Year’

By David Fleet Editor Victoria Isenberg’s love for animals has landed her Student of the Year. The 18 year old Goodrich High School senior pursued a career in the veterinary science at the Genesee Career Institute (GCI) which provides high school juniors and seniors like Isenberg, with instruction and hands-on learning to prepare for immediate […]

Village eyes speed signs

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night the village council considered the purchase of two solar powered radar speed signs. The council voted 5-0 to seek further quotes for the purchase of the signs due to cost. The council was quoted $7,633 for two Solar Power Radar Signs, 13 inch full matrix display which can […]

Dam saftety inspection OK’d, repairs this summer

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- On Monday night the village council voted 5-0 to authorize the services of Spicer Group Engineers to complete required Michigan Dam Safety Act part #315 dam inspection report for 2020. The cost of the inspection will not exceed $2,000. Last month, at the request of the Village DPW, Wade Trim […]

Village drain project on schedule

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-In December, following more than six years of deliberation, upgrades of the village Wheelock & Watkins Drain began and is currently 75 percent complete, according to Sue Hogan, senior engineer of the of surface water management for the Genesee County Drain Office. “Construction crews have been working diligently and are maintaining […]

GTF Station 1/MSP move eyed

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-Construction of a new Fire Station One and Michigan State Police outpost could begin as early as this summer. Township officials said last week that plans have been ongoing to replace the aging 70 year old structure located at 14645 Dixie Highway and Grange Hall Road. The building was the […]

‘America & Me Essay’

Last week, the three winners of the 51st annual America & Me Essay contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance were recognized. Brandon Middle School students Lyndsay Claxton, Lainey Lasky and Natalie Novoty were awarded for their achievement. As the school’s first place winner, Sans’ name will be engraved on a plaque displayed in the school […]

Brandon Glass opens

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.- In January, Brandon Glass, 3960 Ortonville Road, opened for business. With more than 20 years in the glass industry, owner Wally Baran’s mission is crystal clear—to provide the community with high quality, affordable, and accurate residential, commercial and automotive glass services. “From custom screens, mirrors to Euro Showers we […]

Goodrich High School signing day

By David Fleet Editor On Feb. 28, ten Goodrich High School Seniors signed letters of intent to play collegiate sports this fall. “Today is a very special day for these men and women who are looking forward to the bright future they have in the athletic and academic world,” said Rob McRae, Goodrich Athletic Director. […]