Absent voter applications

By David Fleet Editor The upcoming Aug. 4 election will be in person with safety measures in place. Residents opting to vote through the mail, should contact the township Clerk’s office. Once the ballots from the county clerk are received and tested on the scanners, ballots will be mailed out the at the end of […]

Dental services to resume

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.- On May 21, as the number coronavirus cases dropped, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifted portions of an earlier stay-at-home order and reopened more sectors of Michigan’s economy. Beginning May 29, Michigan is one of 40 states that will allow dental offices to resume providing routine services following the shutdown March […]

Business opens:Willow Pointe of Ortonville

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville-Cut flowers and more once again in the village. On May 1, Atlas Township residents Frank and Deb Cook opened, Willow Pointe of Ortonville, 425 S Ortonville Road continuing tradition of almost 50 years. “We opened before Mother’s Day and we’ve been busy,” said Frank. “Our renovations and updates will continue, […]

Goodrich dam inspected, safety plan in place

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- Earlier this month heavy rains overwhelmed two weakened dams about 70 miles north of the village causing catastrophic flooding. Local officials say, while the village dam is a century old and has required some repair, inspections are up to date as is a safety plan. According to news sources, on […]

‘Welcome Back to Ortonville’

‘Welcome Back to Ortonville’

On May 20, Fenton-based street artist Kevin Burdick began the two day process of creating Ortonville’s new mural at 437 Mill St. The 45-by-12 ‘Welcome Back to Ortonville’ mural is considered a classical landscape style and is an effort by the DDA and the Public Art-Mural Program. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

GHS Class of 2020

GHS Class of 2020 Dear Editor Thank you to the area businesses, organizations, and community members who have lifted up the Goodrich graduating class of 2020 with your congratulatory signs and messages! Your extra efforts are appreciated! Dawn Robb

Stop burning

Dear Editor, Last week, my neighbor and his wife and myself, all senior citizens over the age of 65, were playing some Pickle Ball over at Sherman Park in Ortonville, which was open. Pickle Ball is a smaller version of tennis, played with oversized ping pong paddles and a hard plastic ball with holes. We […]

Brandon Township Public Notice

Charter Township of Brandon 395 Mill Street Ortonville, MI 48462 Regular Meeting May 4, 2020 Meeting was called to order at 7:07pm. Present: Allen, Darnall, DePalma, Kordella, Marshall, Rumball and Thurman Also, in attendance: Fire Chief Kwapis, Scott Broughton, and three others. Pledge of Allegiance, Roll Call, Reports, Correspondence, Citizen Comments Approved: Agenda, Consent Agenda, […]

Atlas Township Public Notice

TOWNSHIP OF ATLAS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING June 8, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. THREAD RIVER ESTATES EAST SPECIAL ASSESSMENT FOR PAVING AND REPAIRS TO: THE RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF ATLAS, GENESEE COUNTY, MICHIGAN AND ANY OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, in accordance with PA 188 of 1954, a petition from […]

John Paul Pease [Johnny]

John Paul Pease [Johnny] John Paul Pease [Johnny], passed away May 19, 2020 at Ascension Hospital in Madison Heights, MI. Johnny was 75-years old and a long time Ortonville, Michigan resident. Johnny graduated from Warren High School in 1965. Johnny was a first rate carpenter; rough & finish. He was also a racing car owner […]