Public Notice: Atlas Township

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The Township of Atlas will receive bid proposals for the work of “OFFICE REMODELING”, on or before 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 7, 2019, at the offices of Township of Atlas, 7386 S Gale Road, Grand Blanc, Michigan 48439. Bidding documents may be obtained from NJB Architects Inc, phone (810) 659-7118 or email […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP 2019 BOARD OF REVIEW The 2019 March Board of Review will meet at the Brandon Township Office at 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, MI on the following dates and times: Tuesday March 12th 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday March 14th 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday March 15th 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. […]

Letters to the editor Feb. 16

O.A.T.S. Volunteer of the Year Dear Editor, O.A.T.S. would like to congratulate Fred Pellerito who was just selected as the PATH, International (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) Region 4 volunteer of the year. Region 4 encompasses Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Ontario. Fred is always willing to do to whatever is required to help O.A.T.S. […]

Daryl Miller

MILLAR, DARYL CRAIG of Alanson, Michigan; formerly of Goodrich; died January 31, 2019. He was 38. He was born April 3, 1980 in Royal Oak, Michigan to Bruce and Dana (nee: Crouch) Millar. In addition to his parents Daryl is survived by two children, daughter, Madison Mae and son, William Craig; his fiance’ Cortney Goedike; […]

Emily Snitgen

SNITGEN, EMILY ANN of Flushing, formerly of Ortonville. Died February 6, 2019.  She was 29.  Born October 10, 1989 in Commerce Township, Michigan to Keith and Mary (nee: O’Kelly) DeWitt.  She married James Snitgen on August 14, 2010 in Ortonville, Michigan. She is survived by her husband James Snitgen; two children, Madeline and Alexander Snitgen; […]

Lewis Terryah

LEWIS FREDERICK TERRYAH of Goodrich, Michigan. Died February 8, 2019 at his home.  He was 90.   Born July 15, 1928 in Ortonville to the late Thomas and Ivory (nee: Hartwig) Terryah.   He is survived by his sons, David Terryah, Daniel Terryah and Michael Terryah; daughters, Terry (Ray) Christner, Jill (Randy) Terryah, Jackie (Lenny) Rockwood; […]

Weather woes

Weather woes

Sara Ward of Brandon Township, covers her face due to some major swings in Michigan winter  weather. First a Polar Vortex dropped temperatures to record lows, then freezing rain hammered the area followed by high winds. Photo by Patrick McAbee. 

Area township home sale prices jump

By David Fleet Editor The average sale price for area homes has increased in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to the same time in 2016 according to a report from RealComp released last week. The average number of days on the market declined in Brandon and Groveland townships while remaining level in Atlas Township. […]

Brandon Fire Department year-end report

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- At the regular township board meeting on Monday, Brandon Fire Chief David Kwapis gave his 2018 year-end fire department report. “We were actually seven shy of our record-setting year last year of call volume,” said Kwapis. In 2018 there was a slight decrease in calls with 1,316 incidents, […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Regular Meeting The Charter Township of Brandon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing February 27, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at Brandon Township Offices, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 to hear the following appeals: Appeal #19-0001 Zoned RE Property ID # 03-11-400-022 Name: Joe & Lisa Harrison Location: […]