A night for witches

A night for witches

Front from left Brenda Timmermans and Jamie Wagner. Back from left Patty Salter, Linda LaFlam, Karen Mackin, Beth Carlson, Theresa Ramirez, Nancy Allar and Lisa Saunders. Witches Night Out on October 13 brought in hundreds of Witches to downtown Ortonville.

Letters to the editor Oct. 20

Vote Allen Dear Editor, I wanted to write and show my support for Sarah Allen, who is running for the Brandon School Board. I met Sarah years ago while volunteering with the Oakwood Elementary PTA. She is a dedicated employee, volunteer, Brandon School District mother, and friend. Sarah, while working as a Brandon substitute teacher, […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION November 6, 2018 To the Qualified Electors: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Public Accuracy Test for the Primary Election on November 6, 2018 has been scheduled for Friday, October 26th at 12:00 P.M., the alternate day if necessary will be Monday, October 29th at 12:00 […]

Goodrich Equestrian Team Division B State Champions

The Goodrich Equestrian team rode into history last weekend by winning the schools first state championship in Division B. From Oct. 11-14, the Midland County Fairgrounds hosted the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association (MIHA) state championship show. Forty high school equestrian teams from across Michigan qualified to compete in Division A, B, C or D. Divisions […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

SYNOPSIS CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON SPECIAL MEETING Synopsis for publication of ordinance adoption that were accepted at the October 16, 2018 special Brandon Township Board of Trustee meeting: Adopted at October 16, 2018 Brandon Township Board of Trustee meeting: Effective: October 22, 2018 Chapter 46, Article III, Section 46-204 (b) (3) Rural Estate District, permitted […]

Brandon school board OK’s 2016-17 audit

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-On Monday at the school board meeting, Paul Bryant and Chris Kassab of Plante Moran presented the school district’s annual financial statements and auditor’s report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018. The board voted 4-0 to approve the audit. Board members Lisa Kavalhuna, Debbie Brady, and John […]

Dangerous buildings owners granted reprieve

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- On Tuesday night, the board of trustees OK’d 5-0 the second reading of an amendment to chapter 10 adding section 10-85 dangerous building provisions. The amendment will give more notice to owners of a “building or structure is in a condition which does or is likely to endanger […]

An endurance junkie:100 miles on the run

By Shelby Stewart Staff Wrtier Ortonville-Christina Bray is tired. And for good reason. Bray, a trainer at Fit Body Boot Camp, 4 N. Ortonville Road is a distance runner—a very long distance runner. On Oct. 6-7 the local athlete went the distance for more than 24 hours participating in a race that covered 100 miles. […]

Michigan bank robberies visited

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer August 1933, downtown Grand Haven, Mich.—notorious robber Baby Face Nelson walks into the Peoples Savings Bank. Nelson and his gang grab the cash then exit—except his driver already split. At 7 p.m., Oct. 25 the Brandon Township Public Library will be hosting Tom Powers, author of “Stick ‘Em Up: Michigan […]

2018 Voters guide pt. 1

Editor’s note: Earlier this month, The Citizen e-mailed questions to candidates in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. Candidates were limited to 30 word responses. Incumbents (I), Republican (R), Democrat (D), No party affiliation (NPA) and Green Party (GP). Goodrich Village Council (choose three) Name: Sherry Moore (NPA) Age: 42 Years in the village: 23 years […]