Library, County program honored

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Water Infrastructure 101: What You Need to Know Below and Beyond Library Discussions, a program created by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties. The program, which was presented at libraries across the county, including Brandon Township […]

David Schoemer

SCHOEMER, DAVID “DAVE” MICHAEL, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was born on September 23, 1948 in Wyandotte, Michigan, son to Frank and Louise Schoemer (nee Nestor). Loving husband of Pam for 27 glorious years, dear father of Conor (Jen) Schoemer and Stephanie (Nick) Rost; proud grandfather […]

A welcome sign

A welcome sign

On July 7, Ron McKay, prepares to paint the Groveland Township Dixie Highway entrance sign. In addition to the north entrance, Ron along with his wife Master Gardener Kay McKay have volunteered to maintain for the signs at the South Dixie Highway, M-15 and I-75 & Grange Hall Road. Photo by David Fleet.

County to tally absentee ballots

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The Township will be taking advantage of a new program offered by Oakland County for counting Absentee Voter ballots. On Monday night the agreement was approved with a 7-0 vote at the township board of trustee meeting. “This is something brand new, there is no end date to […]

Battle of the Books competition

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On May 20, the Brandon Township Public Library would have hosted their 17 annual Battle of the Books Competition. Due to COVID-19, teams could not compete in their regular quiz-bowl format competition. However, the pandemic did not slow area youth from participating in the battle. This year 12 teams, comprised […]

Retun to class options considered

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer At their special workshop meeting on Monday night, the Brandon Board of Education discussed what returning to in-person schooling might look like in the fall. “We’re not on the spot where we have all of the answers on this, but I thought we would talk a little bit about some […]

Election Preview Guide, Aug. 4, 2020 primary election

Editor’s note: Earlier this month, The Citizen e-mailed questions to candidates in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. Candidates were limited to 30-word responses. Key: (I) Incumbent, (R) Republican and (D) Democrat Atlas Township Supervisor (Choose one) Name: Teresa L. (Tere) Onica (I) (R) Age: 61 Years in Township: 27-years Township meetings attended last year: All […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

SYNOPSIS Village of Ortonville Regular Meeting June 22, 2020 Meeting held via Zoom Call to order 7:02 p.m. Present: Brice, Butzu, George, Hayden, Robinson, Skornicka Approved: Agenda as Amended Minutes June 08, 2020 – Amended Disbursements ending June 15, 2020 i/a/o $7,341.02 Special Event Permit – Farmers Market Local Road Improvement Grant Application Postponed: DDA […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

Village Council – Workshop Village Municipal Office 476 Mill Street, Ortonville, MI 48462 June 8, 2020 – 7:00 p.m. SYNOPSIS Meeting was called to order at 7:09 p.m.    The meeting was held electronically via Zoom, due to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order. Present:  Brice, Butzu, Eschmann, George, Hayden, Robinson, and Skornicka Also in attendance: Village […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

SYNOPSIS Village of Ortonville Regular Meeting May 18, 2020 Meeting held via Zoom Call to order 7:05 p.m. Present: Brice, Butzu, Eschmann, George, Hayden, Robinson, Skornicka Approved: Agenda as Amended Minutes April 27, 2020 – Amended Minutes May 01, 2020 Disbursements ending May 14, 2020 i/a/o $7,341.02 DDA Appointments- Quisenberry; Rumball DPW Compensation Valentine Wayfinding […]

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