Ortonville DDA, business owners discuss downtown

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Ortonville Downtown Development Authority hosted a breakfast on Wednesday morning for local business owners to discuss what can be done to bring people into downtown Ortonville with members of Main Street Oakland County. John Bry, principal planner for Main Street Oakland County, asked business owners to explain to him […]

Letters to the Editor September 15

(In response to, SAD Administrative Fee-Lake Louise, a letter by Alicia DiGirolamo, The Citizen, Sept. 8, page 7) Public sector complexities Dear Editor Flat footed…That was how I landed in the Treasurer’s office in 2008. My 32 years of experience at Ford Motor Company, all in the emerging computer industry, did not prepare me for […]

District honors two distinguished alumni

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon School District will be honoring two alumni on Sept. 27 as Distinguished Alumni. The two being inducted will be Tim Purdy and Jami McDermid. “As superintendent, I am extremely proud to be honoring Jami McDermid and Tim Purdy on our Ed and Diane Donaldson Distinguished Alumni Wall of […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP Board of Trustees The following are dates of the regularly scheduled Meeting that will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Brandon Township Municipal Building, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, MI 48462: stated meeting dates have been revised as noted: Monday, November 12, 2018 has been changed to Thursday, November 8, […]

Shirley Frick

FRICK, SHIRLEY MAXINE of Holly, formerly of Ortonville  Died September 8, 2018. She was 86. Born August 7, 1932 in Waterford Township, Michigan to the late Henry Joseph and Pearl May (nee: Noel) Talbot. She  is survived by her son, Jack (Becky) Frick;  two grandchildren, Josh (Ann) Frick and Elaca Frick; one great granddaughter Thialya […]

A night to remember

A night to remember

Brandon Blackhawk varsity football players in the first quarter of the Battle for M-15 vs. Goodrich on Aug. 30 at Blackhawk Stadium. The “Never Quit” jerseys, provided for both team recognized Brandon Township Oakland County Deputy Eric Overall who was killed last November while on duty. The Blackhawks won the game 26-7.

Septic system awareness month

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- All businesses and homes within the village have a septic system, and the village wants to raise awareness of how to care for them properly. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average household should have their system inspected at least every three years, and pumped every three to […]

Letters to the editor Sep. 8

Drive 4 UR School  Dear Editor, Randy Wise Ford is gracious enough to donate money to the Goodrich Baseball Team every year by allowing us to participate in the Drive 4 UR School program. Each spring, Goodrich parents came to the high school and test drove the Ford of their choice. For every driver we […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

SYNOPSIS CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON Special Meeting September 4,2018 Call to order at 7:00 p.m. Present: Allen, Broughton, Darnall, DePalma, Marshall & Thurman. Absent: Kordella (with notice) Public Hearing – Truth in Taxation Approved: Resolution to approve a reduction to Special Assessment District Administrative fee Consent Agenda 1st reading – Pathways Chapter 46 Article V, […]