Lily living

Lily living

A tiny frog found refuge in the bloom of an Atlas Township lily. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

September is Septic system awareness month

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- September is septic system awareness month, and the village is raising awareness with their month-long Septic Smart resolution. Each week the village will have a different septic notice posted on their website and facebook page, and postcards have gone out to all village residents. The third weeks’ notice is […]

Audit:Brandon Schools fund balance steady

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-On Monday at the school board meeting, Paul Bryant and Chris Kassab of Plante Moran presented the school district’s annual financial statements and auditor’s report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. The board voted 6-0 to approve the audit. Board member Kevin McClellen was absent with notice. […]

National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon- This year, one student from Brandon High School is a semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sarah Pesta, 16, is a senior at Brandon who scored a 1480 of 1600 possible on her PSAT. Each October junior high school students, like Pesta, take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National […]

New look Brandon Township Library to host open house

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The Library renovations are almost complete, and they will be hosting a grand re-opening on Sept. 27. “At 9 a.m., we will have a ribbon cutting and we’ll have cake in the community room,” said Library Director Rebecca Higgerson. “We invite everyone in to see where their tax […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP Request for bids Charter Township of Brandon is accepting bids for A) Two basketball adjustable & anchor goal systems. B) Three outdoor volleyball court systems. C) Two baseball backstop fencing systems complete little league, 20 x 20 x 20 with cap. D) Dug out benches, little league. E) Four aluminum bleachers with three […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP Request for bids Charter Township of Brandon is accepting bids for assorted aggregate at the Brandon Township Community Park located at 1414 North Hadley Road, Ortonville. 1) 1500-ton Bead Sand Screened. 2) 1500-ton 23A Limestone or 1500 -ton 21AA crushed stone. 3) 300-ton 1”-3” crushed concrete. 4) 300-ton asphalt millings. Project is the […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP Request for bids Charter Township of Brandon is accepting bids for baseball fencing. Please price per foot. 5’ high chain link fence approximately 1034 feet. 6’ chain link fence approximately 162’. 8’ chain link fence approximately 323’. Plastic Protection Cap (for 5’ fencing). 4 dugout gates. Deadline for bids is September 30th, 2019, […]

Letters to the editor Sept. 21, 2019

Together we made a difference. Dear editor, Please know how grateful we are to everyone who so generously donated school supplies and gave their time to our OCEF Back-To-School project. Because of your support, we were able to provide school supplies for over 200 students and over 65 families. Because of you, they can experience […]

Jerry Dial

DIAL, JERRY DEWAYNE of Brandon Township, MI; died September 10, 2019.  He was 68. Born July 12, 1951 in Tiptonville, Tennessee to the late William Claude and Mary Ruth (nee: Cable) Dial.  He married Deborah Ann on August 12, 2006 in Waterford, Michigan. He is survived by his loving wife of 13 years, Debbie Dial; […]

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