Public notice: Brandon Township

Charter Township of Brandon 395 Mill Street Ortonville, MI 48462 Regular Meeting – October 7, 2019 Meeting was called to order at 7:03pm Present:  Allen, DePalma, Kordella, Marshall, Rumball and Thurman Absent:  Darnall Also in attendance: Citizen Reporter Shelby Stewart, Township Attorney Stuart Cooney and 8 others Pledge of Allegiance, Roll Call, Reports, Correspondence, Citizen […]

Brandon’s most successful graduates are people of great character: by Dr. Matt Outlaw

Dear Ortonville-Brandon Community, Over the past 5 years, Brandon has honored 11 unbelievably accomplished graduates on our district’s distinguished alumni wall of fame. While their careers and resumes are impressive, who they are as people has truly outshined these accomplishments. Hard work, dedication, humility, appreciation and service to others are a few of the many […]

Donald Bush

BUSH, DONALD of Ortonville, Michigan; died on October 14, 2019.  He was 93. Born on April 11, 1926, in Manchester, England to the late John Samuel and Alice (nee: Ashton) Bush. Beloved husband of the late Jean Doris Bush. Loving father of Glen (Donna) Bush, David (Elaine) Bush and Mark (Corrine) Bush. Grandfather of seven […]

Dog days

Dog days

On Saturday, Aubrey Foltz and “Bailey,” who won the best dressed dog contest at the 2019 Pet Fair hosted by Funky Dogs Pizza, 8341 State Road Goodrich. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

safeTALK equips

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer So far this year Brandon Fire Department has responded to 15 area residents contemplating suicide. “One never hopes to lose a family member, friend, or community member to suicide,” said Ragen Rockwell, Brandon Groveland Youth Assistance caseworker. “safeTALK equips attendees with tools to help them to comfortable engage in dialogue […]

Township eyes sidewalk ordinance

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- At the Monday night meeting, the board passed a first reading of an ordinance pertaining to sidewalk maintenance with a 4-2 vote. Clerk Candee Allen and Trustee Dana DePalma voted against it, and Treasurer Terri Darnall was absent. The current sidewalks in the township are on the east […]

Letters to the editor Oct. 12, 2019

Clear and present danger Dear Editor, I am beginning my letter with a paragraph from a previous letter I wrote to View Points. It was published in The Citizen on Feb. 11, 2017. It is as follows: “Can we just begin the impeachment process now, and remove Trump from office before irreparable damage is done […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Village of Ortonville will conduct a public hearing on Monday, October 28, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as may be heard in conjunction with the regularly scheduled Village Council Meeting. The purpose of the hearing is to offer an opportunity for the public to express their ideas […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Village of Ortonville Zoning Board of Appeals will conduct a Public Hearing on Monday, October 28, 2019, 6:00 p.m. for a continuation of the following appeal: Name: Alex Faulker Location: 186 Ball Street Request: Applicant requests a variance from Zoning Ordinance §3.1 Setback Requirement Side (street). […]

Adam “Big Ace” Claycomb

CLAYCOMB, ADAM BLAINE “BIG ACE” of Ortonville: died October 6, 2019.  He was 32. Adam was born March 8, 1987 in Rochester Hills, Michigan to Bruce and Sharon (nee: Kosciolek) Claycomb.  He is survived by his parents; one brother, Ryan Claycomb; grandparents, Thomas and Nadine Claycomb; Lorraine Kosciolek; he was preceded in death by his […]