Ortonville DDA snags USDA grant

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Ortonville Downtown Development Authority has received a USDA Rural Business Development grant in collaboration with Main Street Oakland County. The money from this grant will be used to develop a Revolving Loan program to loan money to small businesses and commercial property owners in the DDA district and prioritize […]

Family Movie Night Aug.15

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-At 7 p.m., Aug. 15, Brandon Recreation will host their 6th annual Family Movie Night at the Brandon Township Community Park, 1414 N. Hadley Road, Ortonville. The movie being shown is Trolls World Tour. “We’re going to try and run it like we did in the past minus some […]

In person or online: Time to choose

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon school district has decided on two options for schooling in the fall for parents to choose from. “School districts in Michigan received guidance from the State regarding what is permitted in each phase and under what conditions,” said Superintendent Dr. Matt Outlaw in a press release. “We will […]

Summer gatherings draw COVID concerns

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Voters in Brandon Township were met with a list of six questions when they went to the polls on Aug. 4. Two of the questions asked if the voter was in attendance of the Brandon High School Graduation on July 26 or if they had been in contact with anyone […]

Letters to the Editor Aug. 8, 2020

(In response to, “Rep. Slotkin seeking second term,” The Citizen, July 25, page 9) A healthy press Dear Editor, David Fleet’s article on Rep. Elissa Slotkin was an exemplary piece of responsible journalism. Fleet focused on the substance of Rep. Slotkin’s service, probing into facts that can be checked and substantiated, rather than allowing an […]

Crime Watch Aug. 8, 2020

“Peace out” At 5:51 p.m., July 29, Brandon deputies responded to a request for assistance from another law enforcement agency. While patrolling, deputies observed a three car vehicle accident in Groveland Township. They advised dispatch to notify the Michigan State Police and Groveland Township Fire Department. There were two occupants that were bleeding from their […]

Public Notice: Goodrich

PUBLIC NOTICE VILLAGE OF GOODRICH CUTTING OF NOXIOUS WEEDS TO OWNERS OF LAND SITUATED IN THE VILLAGE OF GOODRICH, GENESEE COUNTY, STATE OF MICHIGAN: NOTICE is hereby given that all noxious weeds and/or grass found growing to a height greater than six (6″) inches may be cut by the Village and the owner of the […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Regular Meeting The Charter Township of Brandon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing August 26, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. at Brandon Township Offices, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 to hear the following appeals: Appeal # 20-0007 Zoned:  RE Parcel ID # 03-31-226-013 Name: Kurt Wachowski Location: 3200 […]

Dale Richmond

RICHMOND, DALE LEE of Ortonville; passed away peacefully on August 3, 2020.  He was 86. Dale was born June 7, 1934 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Glenn and Dorothy (nee: Holds) Richmond.  He married Sharon Mortz on June 7, 1957. Together through 35 years of marriage, they raised three children and cared for 29 foster […]

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