Options for open swim considered by board

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The board of education is discussing renegotiating their contract with Aqua Club for the pool management. One provision that the district is concerned about is the open swim hours. “It’s $64,000 a year for the open swim, there are 32 people in open swim,” said superintendent Dr. Matt […]

Board grapples with SRO, security guard, roles, costs

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The board of education is discussing the role of the school resource officer in the district now that the district has four guards from Premier Security. “We get about 20 hours a week for the school year, we spend about $55,000 a year on that position,” said superintendent […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 03-11-2019 Call to Order & Roll Call Approved Agenda Approved: Consent Agenda Budget Amendment Accts Payable Financial Reports Board Minutes Twp. /Fire/02/11/19, Special 2/20/2019 PUBLIC HEARING Approve Appropriation Act 2019/2020 Approve Proposed 2019/2020 Budget Hearing PRESENTATION UNFINISHED BUSINESS NEW BUSINESS Approved Dust Control Program Approved Road Gravel Approved Purchase of New […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

PUBLIC NOTICE TO BRANDON TOWNSHIP PROPERTY OWNERS Brandon Township Noxious Weed Ordinance, #43, Sec. 18-19 through 18-27, requires property owners to destroy noxious weeds before they reach seed-bearing stage, to prevent such weeds from perpetuating themselves and to prevent such weeds from becoming a detriment to the public health, and further to maintain all varieties […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE ATLAS TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M. NOTICE to the citizens of ATLAS TOWNSHIP, Genesee County, and Goodrich Michigan. The ATLAS TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISION will hold a PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M. LOCATED AT THE ATLAS TOWNSHIP HALL, 7386 S. GALE ROAD, GRAND […]

William Ayres

Ayres, William D. of Clarkston lost his two-year battle with pancreatic cancer early Sunday morning, February 24, 2019 at 68 years of age. Loving husband of Sheril for 35 years; dear father of Charles Ayres, Naomi Bratton, Cassandra (Christian) Preston, Aimee (Jason) Ayres, and Sarah Ayres; Grandfather of 6, Great grandfather of 2. William worked […]

Everette McClelland

McCLELLAND, EVERETTE ALLEN of Ortonville, Michigan; died on March 10, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 73. He was born June 28, 1945 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Arthur and Mary (nee: Schultze) McClelland.  He married Audrey Bryant on November 21, 1970 in Ortonville, Michigan. He is survived by his loving […]

Ride on

Ride on

Conner Clifton, embraces the last days of winter and a fast ride at Brandon Township Community last week. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Letters to the editor March 9

Proposed Gas Tax  Dear Editor, When Governor Gretchen Whitmer was campaigning she told us she was going to raise our gas taxes. Well, now she is keeping her campaign promise (isn’t that a novel idea) and people are outraged. People are asking, “Where is all the money we already paid (we are the State with […]

Sashabaw Road project will cost more

Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-The Sashabaw Road paving project has gone up in price. The project, originally estimated to cost $2 million, is now estimated to cost $2.9 million. The project can be covered 80 percent, up to $2 million, by federal dollars. The remainder of the cost would be split between the township […]

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