Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Regular Meeting The Charter Township of Brandon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing September 25, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at Brandon Township Offices, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 to hear the following appeals: Appeal #19-0009 Zoned R1-B Property ID # 03-12-226-002/03-01-476-004 Name: Jeff Barratt-McCartney Location:    5855 […]

Micah Giralte

Micah John Giralte, age 38, of St. Petersburg, Flordia went to be with the Lord on 8/15/19. He was born to Holly and Yvan Giralte on 3/17/81 and he always enjoyed being a St. Patrick’s Day baby. Micah was a 1999 Brandon graduate, and joined the US Marine Corps in March 2000. He was a […]

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I got this

Ally Cronander on the losing end during a game of water balloon toss at St. Anne church picnic on Aug. 18. Photo by Mo Voyer.

The state of Groveland Township

State of Groveland Township I thought this might be a good time to review the current state of Groveland Township. Our new master plan will be finalized this year. It is focused on recreational family activities that are in line with what our community has always valued. The new ORV park will act as the […]

Letters to the editor August 31

Laone Trese: It takes a village (In response to, Community to honor Laone Trese, The Citizen, July 13, page 5.) Dear Editor, I was blessed to participate in the Laone Trese memorial celebration on a beautiful Saturday July 27 afternoon at Crossman Park. I have had the honor to know Laone both professionally and in […]

Public Notice: Goodrich

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE VILLAGE OF GOODRICH COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9,2019 AT 6:00 P.M. NOTICE, to the citizens of the Village of Goodrich, Genesee County, Goodrich, Michigan. The Village of Goodrich Council will hold a PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9,2019 AT 6:00 P.M. located at the Village of Goodrich Municipal Building downstairs in the […]

‘Our ‘Taste of Michigan’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Hamilton’s Feed in downtown Ortonville has gone through some major renovations in the last few months to more resemble an old country store, in fitting with the hometown feel of Ortonville. “Our ‘Taste of Michigan’ section is newly expanded to include a variety of Michigan-made products, from Glen Arbor to […]

Council OKs donation for blacksmith shop

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- At the Monday night meeting, the council voted 7-0 to donate $2,000 to the Old Mill Museum’s blacksmith shop, a project that started in May. “These services have been gratuitous in nature, in-kind services, so we have been able to save money on the blacksmith shop, and I would […]

Two planning commissioners reappointments tabled

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- At the Monday night council meeting, the board voted 4-3 to table the reappointment of two planning commissioners whose terms had ended June 30, with councilmen Larry Hayden, Pat George, and Village President Tonja Brice voting no. The council asked the village manager to explore posting the openings to […]

CBD oil, marijuana sale spark debate

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- At their Monday night meeting, the council had a discussion on businesses carrying cannabidiol (CBD) oil products in the village limits. “A local pharmacy is considering moving into the vacant space next to Fitbody Bootcamp, they sell a line of CBD oil, and they wanted to make sure that […]