Two businesses eye vacant Belle Ann Elementary School

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- Two bidders are vying to purchase the abandon Belle Ann school building, which has been for sale since 2013. The school board gathered in a special meeting on Monday to discuss the two offers. “They’re still willing to offer the same as they did in 2008,” said school […]

Brandon Middle School Teacher of the Year

By David Fleet Editor On Feb. 1, the Brandon School District selected Sarah Spencer as Middle School Teacher of the Year. Spencer grew up the southwestern Michigan community of Stevensville and attended Lakeshore High School graduating in 1995. She attended Central Michigan University where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis […]

Teacher of the Year

By David Fleet Editor On Monday the Brandon High School selected teacher Matt Prevost as the 2019 Teacher of the year. A Port Huron native and 2000 graduate of Port Huron High School Prevost earned a bachelor’s degree with a double major in social studies and history from Central Michigan University in 2005. He taught […]

Brandon Township police calls continue to increase

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- At the board meeting on Monday night, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Brandon substation commander Lt. Greg Glover gave his 2018 year-end report. “We have continued to see a significant increase in dispatch calls,” said Glover. The substation had 7,523 dispatch calls in 2018, up 559 from 2017, 20-21 […]

Public Notice: Goodrich

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE VILLAGE OF GOODRICH COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M. NOTICE, to the citizens of the Village of Goodrich, Michigan. The Village of Goodrich Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. located at the Village of Goodrich Municipal Building downstairs in the meeting […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

GROVLAND TOWNSHIP LEGAL NOTICE The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following: BZA 2019-001, BARRY BASS, Dixie Hwy. / […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

Request for Proposal Brandon Township is looking for sealed bids for the Architectural Design Services retrofitting existing public area counters and existing main doors to ADA standards at Brandon Fire Station #1 and #2. A full set of requirements are available through mail, email or fax upon request. Sealed bids may be mailed or delivered […]

Snowy impact

Snowy impact

Merritt Dietz, owner of Impact North in downtown Ortonville, brings in the open sign on Jan. 28. Due to the snow, the business closed at 1 p.m. on Monday. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Letters to the editor Feb. 2

(In response to “I’m not surprised”, a letter by Paul S. Lucas, The Citizen, January 19, Page 6) Dump this clown Dear Editor, I agree with Paul Lucas, I didn’t care for the language the newly elected representative used during a private engagement when referring to impeaching the current president but I don’t care for […]

Village to research trash-hauling contract possibility

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- At the meeting Monday night, the village council discussed researching the trash pick-up in the village, and the possibility of contracting the work through one trash pick-up service provider. “The situation we have is that we have a number of we have a number of trash haulers in the […]