Melisa Parry

PARRY, MELISA MAE of Goodrich; Died suddenly November 25, 2020.  She was 47. Born December 12, 1972 in Pontiac, Michigan the daughter of Martin James and Connie Rae Everett.  She married John Adam Parry on February 1, 2014 in Goodrich, Michigan.  She is survived by her loving husband, Adam Parry; two children, Alexander Parry and Caitlyn […]

Larry Perry Sr.

PERRY Sr., Larry W.; of Ortonville; passed away unexpectedly at home on Nov. 23, 2020; age 73; preceded in death by his wife Edna Mae; Loving father of Larry W. (Wendy) Perry Jr. & Randy (Susanne) Perry.  Loving step father of Marie Bailey and Matthew (Jeanne) Koskela.  Proud grandfather of Josef, Jacob, Daniel, Elizabeth, Madeline, […]

Holly Francis

FRANCIS, HOLLY SCHAFER, of Goodrich; died November 21, 2020.  She was 43. Holly was born on August 20, 1977 in Mt. Clemens, MI, the daughter of Cindy and the late Joseph Schafer.  She is survived by Mike, her loving husband of 18 years; their children, Joey, Luke, and Maggie Francis; her mother Cindy Schafer; her […]

COVID halts face-to-face school for now

COVID halts face-to-face school for now

Masked Brandon High School students exit the building following Gov. Whitmer’s announcement to close in person learning on Wednesday. Photo by Patrick McAbee. By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-Members of the Brandon School Board were brought to tears as they made the unanimous decision Wednesday night to move Harvey Swanson Elementary to virtual learning […]

Small Business Saturday

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer This year due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, small businesses have been struggling. The Ortonville Downtown Development Authority is hopeful that the annual Small Business Saturday will bring the community together to support the local small businesses on Nov. 28. “Given the experiential memories that go with holiday shopping, and based […]

Brandon Board eyes bring pets to work policy

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- At the regular meeting of the township board on last Monday night, the board discussed a motion to amend the township policy to allow pets in the office on casual days. The motion was not made and failed for lack of interest, but was discussed between members of […]

Firms vie for superintendent search

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer At the regular meeting Monday night, the Brandon board of education voted 6-0 to bring in two companies to interview during a special meeting in December for the purpose of choosing one to be the search firm for a new permanent superintendent. Board member Kevin McClellen was absent with notice. […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

PUBLIC NOTICE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON Brandon Township will hold a PUBLIC HEARING at its Regular Meeting on December 7, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at 395 Mill St., Ortonville, MI 48462 to receive public comments on the proposed 2021 budget. A copy of the budget will be available for public inspection at the Clerk’s office […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

Charter Township of Brandon 395 Mill Street Ortonville, MI 48462 Meeting held virtually through “Go to Meeting” Regular Meeting, November 9, 2020 Meeting was called to order at 7:05pm. Present: Allen, Broughton, DePalma, Kordella, Marshall, Rumball and Thurman Absent: None Also in attendance: Senior Center Coordinator- Faye Bindig, Building Dept. Director- Bill Dinnan, Brandon Fire […]

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