Judith Bossolono

BOSSOLONO, Judith – Of Goodrich, formerly of Chicago, age 76, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Regency of Grand Blanc. Private services have been held and cremation has taken place. Burial at a later date at Christian Memorial Cemetery. Judith was born in Blue Island, Illinois on December 13, 1942, the daughter of the late […]

Time to bloom

Time to bloom

Magnolia blossoms in Brandon Township prepare to bloom with day time temperatures in the 60s. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Letters to the editor May 18

Our community at work Dear Editor, I am very happy to share with our caring, generous community the pictures of the Stamp Out for Hunger, sponsored by the post office and assisting OCEF, our local food pantry which took place Saturday, May 11. A very special thank you to our wonderful letter carriers who spent […]

Stamp out Hunger food drive delivers

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Stamp Out Hunger food drive collected 10,720 pounds of food for the Ortonville Community Emergency Fund (OCEF). “This is our 27th year, and there was not even a cart of food before, and I knew people didn’t know about it,” said Ortonville mail carrier Rachelle Welch. “Three years ago […]

‘It did as much for me as I did for the girls’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On May 11, the Sally Swayne hosted a meeting of her Girl Scout Troop 829. But not the current troop in Ortonville. “We were troop 829, there’s another one here in Ortonville,” said Swayne, former troop leader. “I was worried they’d get mixed up, but if they got mixed up, […]

Waste hauler closes, leaves area customers without service

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Oxford-based Odd Job Disposal has gone out of business, leaving many residents shocked and without a waste hauler. “I knew when my garbage didn’t get picked up,” said Brandon resident Sylvia Runyon, who has had Odd Job for almost 40 years. “I called the next day and it was a […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

PUBLIC NOTICE TO CITIZENS OF ATLAS TOWNSHIP The Atlas Township Hall will be going through renovations beginning May 20, 2019. Construction is expected to last through September 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience experienced during this time. The township will be working out of an on-site office trailer for the construction period. We appreciate your […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP SYNOPSIS Regular Board meeting of May 6, 2019 Call to order 7:02 p.m. Present:  Allen, Darnall, DePalma, Kordella, Marshall, Rumball, Thurman The following items were approved: Agenda Consent Agenda Prohibited Marihuana Activities for Persons Under 21 Ordinance West Nile Resolution Metro Act Extension Sashabaw Road Improvement Cost Agreement Purple Heart Trail Request Revised […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 05-13-2019 Call to Order & Roll Call Approved Agenda add M. Consumers Gas Contract Approved: Consent Agenda Budget Amendment Accts Payable         Financial Reports Board Minutes Twp. /Fire 04/08/2019 PUBLIC HEARING PRESENTATION UNFINISHED BUSINESS NEW BUSINESS Approved To Not Participate in Terrorism Insurance Coverage Approved Zoning Permit Application […]

Reeling in salmon success

Reeling in salmon success

From left Gavin Rochester, Eli Crenshaw, Dylon Carr, Jeremiah Maki and Darrin Linenger. Students set their salmon free on April 20. Photos provided. By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Somewhere in the Great Lakes there’s a salmon that’s attended Peggy Miller-Zelinko’s science class. This spring marked the sixth consecutive year Miller-Zelinko raised classroom salmon from eggs […]

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