Public Notice: Groveland Township

PUBLIC NOTICE TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP 2021 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETINGS The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof at the following dates […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

PUBLIC NOTICE – PUBLIC HEARING GROVELAND TOWNSHIP ATTENTION RESIDENTS MARCH 8, 2021 BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING FY 2021-2022 The Groveland Township Budget Public Hearing will be held during the Regular Meeting of the Groveland Township Board on March 8, 2021 at 7pm by electronic remote access. Electronic remote access, in accordance with Michigan law, will be […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP 2021 BOARD OF REVIEW The MDHHS Order expiring 3/29/21 has imposed restrictions due to COVID regarding 2021 March Board of Review.   Brandon Township will hold March Board of Review virtually at 395 Mill Street on the following dates and times: Tuesday March 2nd 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday March 8th 3:00 […]

Shirley Francis

Shirley Francis of Tryon, NC passed away Monday afternoon, January 18, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Columbus, NC. She is survived by her Husband Gary Francis of Tryon, NC.  No services are planned at this time.

Lawrence ‘Bud’ Beeler

Lawrence “Bud” Beeler of Oxford, MI, age 72, passed away at home on February 17, 2021.  Beloved husband of Christine, step-father of Matthew (Tracy) Cooper, Emily (George) McNabb, best friend and grandpa of Ian McNabb.  Dear brother of Deanna Beeler, Alan Beeler and Dawn (Ed) Marges.  Brother-in-law of Julie Hunter and Steve (Jude) Dostie.  Uncle […]

Dog days of winter

Dog days of winter

Stella dives into about a foot of fresh snow on Tuesday morning in Goodrich as Jim and Zoey Smith watch. The snow was followed by negative temperatures overnight. A slight moderation in the cold is expected for southeastern Michigan for the weekend. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Chamberlain’s Auction Gallery

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-For more than four decades, Chamberlain’s Auction Gallery has been family owned and operated. Last month they moved to 1652 S. Ortonville Road. “I don’t think there’s anything in Ortonville like us,” said Ron Chamberlain, owner. “We have a lot of people that come to us. Hopefully that increases […]

School district enrollments up following Student Count Day

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Each year the second Wednesday of February is student Count Day statewide. The day is key since the count determines just how much funding a district is getting based on the number of students they have enrolled. In a “normal” school year, 90 percent of the October count is added […]

Foreclosure moratorium extended

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner is continuing the 2020 property tax foreclosure moratorium for 2021. In 2020, Oakland County had 2,494 properties that were withheld from tax foreclosure, 30 of those in Brandon Township and five in Groveland Township. For 2021, 2,616 parcels are being withheld, 35 in Brandon and […]

Letters to the Editor Feb. 20, 2021

(In response to “A desire for unity,” a letter by Jerry Boritzki, The Citizen, Feb. 13, page 7) Real battles Dear Mr. Boritzki, You bring up how many Executive Orders were given by the 1st 6 Presidents. Did you purposely skip the Executive Orders given by the last 6 Presidents? Let’s look at those totals. […]