Rerouted:M-15 detour begins

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The ride on M-15 through Brandon Township will be just a little longer this week. The major north-west thoroughfare will be closed 8 pm. on July 13 to 6 a.m. on July 18 just north of South Street for the Duck Creek culvert replacement. “Even though this is going to […]

Fourth of July cool down

Fourth of July cool down

From left, Dylan Lord, 12, Riely West, 7, Skylar Lord, 6, and Hayley Lord, 14 get cooled off by Hadley Township Firefighter Stacy Millar at the Hadley Fourth of July parade. Photo by David Fleet. 

Kenneth Perry

PERRY KENNETH MARTIN of Ortonville; died July 5, 2018.  He was 73.  Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 19, 1944 to the late Neil and Mary (nee: Screton) Perry.  He is survived by two sons, Richard (the late Charlene) Perry and David (Diane) Perry; six grandchildren, Shelby, Kyle, Kalvin, Devon, Abigail and Allison; one […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

LEGAL NOTICE Lake Louise Improvement Board Oakland County, Michigan HEARING OF PRACTICABILITY AND HEARING OF ASSESSMENT TAKE NOTICE that the Lake Louise Improvement Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Brandon Township Library, 304 South Street, Ortonville, Michigan, to determine the practicability of a five-year improvement […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

PUBLIC NOTICE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS Deferment of Summer Taxes Application for deferment of Summer Taxes are available at the Township Hall. Principal residents who are Senior citizens, paraplegics, quadriplegics, eligible serviceman, eligible veterans, eligible widows, blind persons or totally and permanently disabled, who can verify that their household income for the preceding calendar […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Regular Meeting The Charter Township of Brandon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing July 25, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. at Brandon Township Offices, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 to hear the following appeals: Appeal #18-0004 Zoned RE Property ID #03-27-200-021 Name: Lyle Hotchkiss Location: 2390 Sashabaw Road […]

Letters to the editor July 7

Hannah’s Legacy Foundation Dear Editor, The Hannah’s Legacy Foundation would like to thank everyone that attended and/or contributed to our 1st annual golf outing and dinner that took place on Monday June 25. Eighty-four golfers participated and an additional 30 or so guests attended dinner. The generosity of the sponsors, golfers and the entire community […]

Brandon principal, teacher moves north

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer After 16 years in the Brandon School District, Harvey Swanson principal Andy Phillips accepted a position in the Traverse City Area Public Schools as the curriculum director, starting July 9. “I just finished my 16th school year in Brandon,” said Phillips. “I was hired right out of college, so Brandon […]

Oakland County Fair opens

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Today Kaydence Schudlich wares a crown thanks to a rabbit named “Mocha.” On June 28, Schudlich was crowned Oakland County Rabbit Princess thanks the 2-year-old English Lop rabbit that tips the scale just under 13 pounds. “The rabbits that don’t bite and let you hold them do the best,” said […]

A reel good time: Movie night

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On July 14 at the Brandon Township Community Park, the annual Art in the Park Movie Night will start at 1 p.m. “Enjoy the park, get out, do a little running,” said Parks and Recreation Director Fred Waybrant. This year will feature the classic car show at 1 p.m. and […]