Ridge Road project vote postponed

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- On Monday night the board of trustees voted 5-0 to postpone a vote to schedule a public hearing to pave .56 of a mile of Ridge Road, south of the Green Road intersection from where the pavement ends south to Lake Shore Bluffs. In October township board of trustees […]

Former American Idol rocks National Anthem at Ford Field

By David Fleet Editor Detroit-A local American Idol contestant did something on Sunday that the Detroit Lions failed to do. Have a great performance. On Jan. 15, Atlas Township resident Genavieve Linkowski performed the National Anthem before about 65,000 at Ford Field prior to the kickoff of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Detroit Lions football […]

Reid Elementary leader named principal of the year

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night the school board of education recognized Beth Millerschin, Reid Elementary principal who was named Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association Region 10 Outstanding Principal of the Year. Millerschin, received the award on Dec. 5 at the MEMSA annual conference and was nominated by principal leaders from Region […]

AC-Tire north to open store in Ortonville

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville-On Jan. 2, AC- Tire Service Center North comes to town. Earlier this month, Michael Clancy, owner of AC -Tire Service Center South, 5440 Dixie Highway Waterford announced his company with more than 50 years’of professional service in the auto industry purchased Brandon Tire Company, 595 ~. Ortonville Road. “We’re excited […]

Wheelock & Watkins Drain project begins in village

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-Following more than six years of deliberation, upgrades of the village Wheelock & Watkins Drain was set to begin last week. The planned work on the agricultural drain built in 1897 encompasses about 139 homes within the village. The old drain, under the jurisdiction of Genesee County, has been one possible […]

Goodrich audit: Good financial condition

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night, the village council discussed an audit report from Berthiaume & Company for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. Ken Berthiaume senior accountant delivered the report to the council. According to the 2019 audit, the village general fund decreased by $828 during the year ending June 30, with […]

Student raises funds for Wreaths Across America

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-For the past two years Olivia McDowell has been on a mission in her pajamas. But, don’t be fooled by McDowell’s rather casual attire. The 10 year old fifth grade student at Holly School District Patterson Elementary School donned the nighttime garb to raise funds to honor veterans. It all […]

Township eyes options for fire department

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-On Monday night the township board of trustees examined the structure of the fire department, the long term financial sustainability and the short/long term needs. At issue is finding a plan for the township fire department financial projected shortfall. Township officials say that over the last 10 to 15 years, […]

Scout troop to deliver holiday wreaths for local veterans

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-A day to remember veterans nationwide will be a little closer to home thanks to a group of scouts. Dec. 14 is Wreaths Across America Day with an estimated 750,000 wreaths laid on veterans’ graves at 1,200 different locations across the country. Locally, wreaths were purchased by donations and will […]

Capstone vaccination clinic at GHS

By David Fleet Editor From 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Dec. 14, Goodrich Senior Garret McGuffin along with Goodrich High School, 8029 S. Gale Road, will host a vaccination clinic. Since 2013, GHS seniors like McGuffin, are challenged by a final school project that any student enrolled in a high school English class must complete to graduate. […]