Oakwood/M-15 intersection studied

Groveland Twp.-Once again the Michigan Department of Transportation will conduct a preliminary study of the intersection of Oakwood Road and M-15 for a potential of a traffic light. Ahmad J. Azmoudeh, operations engineer from the Oakland Transportation Service Center, a division of the Michigan Department of Transportation said on Monday that during the first week […]

A chef’s burning desire for perfection

Brandon Twp.? A three-inch round marinated portabella mushroom crackels on a hot griddle. A lightly charred grilled red pepper is chopped. Flames erupted from a chicken breast sizzling in herb butter. The smells and sounds of lunch time at Bullfrogs orchestrated by Chef Eric W. Alderton. ‘Life’s really too short,? smiles Alderton, who has led […]

Paris Dreams Art and Antiques

Ortonville- For Linda Byorth-Detrio, owner of Paris Dreams Art and Antiques, 421 Mill St. the myriad of unique items that adorn her downtown store reflect history in a distinctive way. ‘Each item tells a story of a time gone by,? said Linda. ‘The idiosyncrasies and lifestyles of those who lived years ago can be found […]

‘Coke’s the one?

Goodrich- The school board Ok’d a contract with Coca-Cola for dispensers in both the middle school and high school. The 10 machines will dispense water, and fruit juice in addition to Coke products. Terms of the $35,000 five year deal include $20,000 up front to the school then $3,750 per year. Proceeds will be used […]

Expect more in 2005

It’s now all in the past. After 366 days we can now look back at a myriad of events that mark 2004. Nationally hurricanes ripped through Florida; Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry came up about 3 million votes short and the Boston Red Sox faithful ended ‘the curse? and an 86 year World Series drought. […]

New snow plow purchased for Goodrich

Goodrich-The village Ok’d the purchase of a 2005 GMC heavy duty truck during a special council meeting Dec. 20. Total cost of the truck was $69,000. The purchase comes after the City of Flint refused delivery of about 10 vehicles ordered from a local dealership. A representive of Hank Graff Chevrolet contacted several municpalities, including […]

Zelenak offered Holly position

Ortonville- The Village of Holly voted 5 to 2 Tuesday night extending an offer to current Village Manager Paul Zelenak for the position of Holly Village Manager. Holly council members Don Winglemire and Shirley Campbell voted against the offer. Winglemire declined comment following the vote. Peter Clemens, Village of Holly council president said the next […]

Zelenak considered for Holly Village Manager

Ortonville- Current Village Manager Paul Zelenak is now the frontrunner for the position of Holly Village Manager. Village of Holly interim manager Tom Daily said that following a council vote on Dec. 14, Zelenak could be offered the position which has been open since July. ‘Of the 52 applications for the position, Zelenak was second […]

Progress made on Legault Blvd. property

Brandon Twp.- Yet another chapter in the ongoing tale of John Sloan’s township home was told last week. Debris scattered across the property was cleaned up, say township officials’including automobiles, sheet metal and concrete. Some larger panels of the building still remain on the property that will require heavy equipment to remove. ‘We would have […]

Search widens

Brandon Twp.- Ashley Wolfe, 15, a Brandon High School Freshman has been missing since Oct. 22 and police are now saying the clues to her whereabouts have diminished. Oakland County Sheriff’s Detective Arnie Terrell, Brandon Schools police liaison is working with Ashley’s family and Waterford Police Department to find the girl who may be in […]