Public Notice: Ortonville

SYNOPSIS Village of Ortonville Regular Meeting March 25, 2019 Call to order 7:00 p.m. Present: Brice, Butzu, Eschmann, George, Hayden, Robinson, Skornicka The following items were approved: Agenda Minutes of February 25, 2019 Minutes of March 11, 2019 Disbursements in the Amount of $20,780.96 Treasurer’s Report MDNR Natural Resources Trust Fund Grant Resolution MDNR Passport […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

SEYMOUR LAKE CEMETERY ANNUAL GROUNDS CLEAN-UP Seymour Lake Cemetery will undergo spring clean-up in April, 2019. Please remove any personal artifacts, artificial flowers, wreaths and holders, Etc. that you wish to retain PRIOR TO APRIL 15, 2019. After April 15th, all winter remains including wreaths, grave blankets’ and faded floral arrangements including the holder and […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

VILLAGE OF ORTONVILLE Ordinance No: 70 NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE The Village of Ortonville has adopted an ordinance which adds Chapter 115 to Title XI of the Code of Ordinances to prohibit marihuana establishments within the Village. The ordinance shall be effective upon publication of this Notice of Adoption. A copy of the ordinance […]

America & Me Essay

Earlier this month, the three winners of the 50th annual America & Me Essay contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance were recognized. Goodrich Middle School students Abigail Schell, first place, Sohia Bowers, second place and Sydney Stonerock, third place were awarded for their achievement. As the school’s first place winner, Schell’s name will be engraved […]

The Power of One

The Power of One

Ortonville Village Clerk Liz Edwards putting out pinwheels in front of the Old Town Hall. Photo by Patrick McAbee. By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Oakland County has declared April as child abuse prevention and awareness month. Both the Village of Ortonville and Brandon Groveland Youth Assistance (BGYA) are putting out pinwheel gardens to show their […]

Huff Lake pole barn fire

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.-At 11:52 a.m., March 22, Brandon Fire Department engines were dispatched to the 100 block of Huff Lake Court for a structure fire. When firefighters arrived a 40 feet by 40 feet pole barn was engulfed in flames. The barn was not occupied at the time, however, a horse and […]

Guilty, innocent — ‘Twelve Angry Jurors’ must decide

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Eleven jurors say the man is guilty of murder. One juror says not. The deliberation that ensues sparks anger, heated arguments, prejudice and plenty of conflicting personalities all seeking justice. Sit in the courtroom with “Twelve Angry Jurors” as the Lapeer Community Theatre and the Friends of the Historic Courthouse […]

Village savings top $7K with LED bulbs

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- On March 8, 2018, the village signed a contract with DTE to switch the light bulbs in the village to LED bulbs. To date, the village has saved $7,382.06. “That’s been a great return on our investment,” said council member Coleen Skornicka. All of the street lamps were switched […]

Survey:Village split on common trash hauling

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- The village will be exploring trash hauling options after getting feedback from residents. Currently, residents pay for their own trash hauling services. The village council is concerned about the amount of blight this causes, since garbage cans are out multiple days a week, and the wear and tear on […]

‘America & Me Essay’

Last week, the three winners of the 50th annual America & Me Essay contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance were recognized. Brandon Middle School students Brenna Sans, Allison Ressler and Elizabeth Manion were awarded for their achievement. As the school’s first place winner, Sans’ name will be engraved on a plaque displayed in the school […]