Group home issues continue for township

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- Township officials are now stepping up the battle with state agencies regarding a controversial group home. Kathy Thurman, township supervisor reported to the board of trustees on Monday that a meeting is set for next week with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and the […]

Thank you veterans

Thank you veterans

Jordan 5 and Alina Stoian 3, salute during the Ortonville Memorial Day parade on May 28. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

‘Come Together,’ Pop music history at library

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer From the Beatles to Elvis to Chicago—pop music has been a cultural fixture for decades. On June 6, the Brandon Township Public Library will host a presentation on the history of Pop Music, given by Aaron Krerowicz. “The gist of it is that music is often hierarchical,” said Krerowicz, who […]

Letters to the editor June 2

(In response to Board doing their homework, a letter by Diane Salter, The Citizen, May 16, page 10). Letter unprofessional, disrespectful Dear Editor, It is with concern that I read the article from Brandon Schools Board President. As an educator for 40 plus years I found the letter to be unprofessional and not fitting of […]

A brush with fame: Area make up artist craft soaring

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Alexandira Bishop’s many faces has launched her near the top of the world make up. “It started when my sister and her husband asked me to do their Halloween make up,” said Bishop, a 2011 Brandon High School graduate. “I’d never done anything like that before, and I fell in […]

‘Never Quit:’ Eric Overall memorial now fixture at BHS

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Three Brandon High School students are honoring a fallen deputy in a new way. Recently, a photo of Deputy Eric Overall, who was killed in the line of duty on Thanksgiving 2017, made up of student photos was hung in the cafeteria, along with a decal that says ‘Never Quit’. […]

Public Notice: Goodrich

PUBLIC HEARING VILLAGE OF GOODRICH PROPOSED 2018/2019 BUDGET The Village of Goodrich will hold a public hearing on its proposed 2018/2019 Budget. The property tax millage rate levied to support the proposed budget has been set at 5.3251 DATE/TIME: JUNE 11, 2018, 6:00 PM LOCATION: Goodrich Office, Lower Level, 7338 S State, Goodrich, MI Jakki […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE, to the citizens of ATLAS TOWNSHIP, Genesee County, Goodrich, Michigan. The ATLAS TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION will hold a PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2018 AT 7:00 P.M. LOCATED AT THE ATLAS TOWNSHIP HALL, 7386 S. GALE ROAD, GRAND BLANC, MI 48439 to consider request for Rezoning for Parcel 08-300-001; (80 acres […]

Nancy Olszewski

Nancy “Dutch” Ellen Olszewski died on May 17, 2018. She was 85. She passed away in Santa Cruz County where she lived with her daughter Holly Heffner. She is precceeded in death by her son John Bradford Babb. Nancy is survived by her brothers Michael Scahill, Barry Scahill and Bernard Scahill; children Dinah Guy, Holly […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

PUBLIC NOTICE TO BRANDON TOWNSHIP PROPERTY OWNERS Brandon Township Noxious Weed Ordinance, #43, Sec. 18-19 through 18-27, requires property owners to destroy noxious weeds before they reach seed-bearing stage, to prevent such weeds from perpetuating themselves and to prevent such weeds from becoming a detriment to the public health, and further to maintain all varieties […]