Village speed signs

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night, by a 5-0 vote the council OK’d the purchase of two solar speed aware signs for East Hegel and Ridge roads for $3,740 each. The 13 inch Radarsign brand display features a “Slow Down” and “Too Fast” speeder alert messages, plus three levels of flashing speeds. Also, the […]

New at Village Dental Center

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- A new dentist has arrived in the village. Dr. Yurij Cherstylo stepped in earlier this year at the Village Dental Center, 8027 S. State Road, replacing Dr. Steven J. Turner retired after 34 years of practice. “I feel fortunate to be his chosen successor,” said Cherstylo. “We share the same […]

Former Ukrainian, Martian now American Citizen

By David Fleet Editor For many, the recent escalation war between Russia and Ukraine may seem a world away. However, for Max Jankowski a 2015 Goodrich High School graduate, the years ongoing turmoil and political upheaval in Eastern Europe remain etched in his childhood. Jankowski was born in the Ukraine Capital of Kyiv in 1994. […]

Martians sweep twinbill, Keller tosses no-hitter

By David Fleet Editor GHS Senior Noah Keller did not disappoint in Goodrich’s season opener defeating Imlay City 14-0. Keller struck out 13 while only walking one for the win in the first of two in the April 6 double header at Goodrich. Noah dominated the Spartan hitters only allowing two baserunners on a walk […]

Second booster now available

By David Fleet Editor Last month, a second booster to prevent the COVID-19 virus was authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The vaccine can be administered at least four months after the first booster, regardless of whether the first booster was mRNA or J&J. Area pharmacies, including Ortonville Rite Aid, 10 S. Ortonville […]

Stolen war medals returned to family

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.-Long-lost Vietnam medals were returned after diligent efforts by local detectives. On Friday, March 25 Angelyn Smith along with her son Ryder made the 240 mile trek from Warsaw, Ind. to reunite with her deceased father Bruce Dominguez’s war medals, recovered by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Det. Paul Buhl […]

Township road limestone, treatments

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- A few miles of township road will be a whole lot sweeter this spring. On March 21, the township board of trustees voted 5-0 to resurface with limestone three miles of roads and also apply Perma-Zyme to help solidify the surface. At a cost of $85,110 limestone will be […]

Schools of Choice reopen

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On March 28, the school board of trustees voted 6-0 to adopt a resolution exercising the option permitted by Section 105 of the State School Aid Act, to operate a Schools of Choice program for the 2022-23 school year. The district will continue to accept applications for enrollment of non-resident students […]

Troopers save man from frozen pond

Groveland Twp.- At 11:30 p.m., March 16, Michigan State Troopers responded to 6000 block of Groveland Road, following a report of a missing person. Troopers learned that a autistic adult male had left his group home. Troopers responded and immediately launched a search with the assistance MSP Canine unit. Approximately two hours into the search, […]

Eight MPA awards for The Citizen

The Citizen newspaper was honored with eight awards in the 2021 Michigan Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, marking the 13th consecutive year of recognition in the state’s largest journalism competition. With the new awards announced on March 17, The Citizen has now received 63 MPA awards since 2005. With the number of winning entries by […]