Public Notice: Brandon Township

SYNOPSIS CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON REGULAR MEETING July 1, 2024 at 7 p.m. Members present: Blair, Broughton, DePalma, Marshall, Thurman, Unruh, Rumball Public Hearing – CDBG Program Year 2021 Presentation – Audit Report – Pfeffer, Hanniford, Palka CPAs Approved: Agenda, as presented Consent Agenda, as presented New Business: Audit Acceptance Revenue Replacement Motion Renewal of […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE VILLAGE OF ORTONVILLE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS will hold a Public Hearing regarding a requested Variance 911 Evergreen Ridge, on Monday, July 22, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. at Brondon Township Office 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, MI 48462. A dimensional variance to allow an above ground pool to be located […]

Mary Ann Cargo

CARGO, MARY ANN of Ortonville, Michigan; Mary Ann passed away after a brief stay in the hospital on June 30, 2024. She was 78. She was born September 11, 1945 in Salt Lake City, Utah to the late Frank and Anna (nee: Krzyzaniak) Kociuba. She married Don Cargo on June 14, 1974 in Walled Lake, […]

Eye on the ball

Eye on the ball

Joey Garza, playing for Randy Wise Ford-Ortonville swings into action on June 25 at Sherman Memorial Park, Ortonville during a Little Hitter T-Ball game. Brandon Township Parks & Recreation 248-627-4640. Photo: Patrick McAbee.

Village manager accepts new post at City of Flint

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan ssoldan@mihomepaper.com Ortonville — Ortonville Village Manager Ryan Madis has turned in his resignation. His last day will be July 11. “I’ll miss the people,” said Madis. “The cool, unique history and interesting people are what make Ortonville a great place.” Madis, who has been village manager for over three years, has taken […]

Vintage wedding dresses of the past

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan ssoldan@mihomepaper.com Ortonville — With wedding season well underway, the Old Mill Museum has put up displays of several wedding dresses from as far back as 1885. “A few museums have done this because June is the month of weddings, and the fall is becoming the time of weddings, so we just thought […]

Brandon Adult Skills for Employment give back

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan ssoldan@mihomepaper.com Brandon Twp. — This month, the Brandon Adult Skills for Employment program donated 24 fleece tie blankets to the Hurley Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. “BASE collected donated fabric from generous community members and used it to create 24 tie blankets as a part of community service program,” said BASE coordinator […]

Letters to the Editor June 29, 2024

Goodrich Martians Softball The Goodrich Martian Softball Boosters are excited to show that hard work and community support really pays off. The boosters have been on a mission to raise fundraising dollars to provide necessary upgrades to their home field. Their field hasn’t had major changes since the 1990s, but now have completed Goal 1, […]

Adventure Begins at Your Library

It is no secret that I love reading, and that love started very young. When I was a little girl, my mom and I read a book every night, eventually moving to chapter books where we alternated reading chapters. My dad always had a book in his hand or his back pocket. Reading was very […]

Deans of students named at Harvey-Swanson, Oakwood

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan ssoldan@mihomepaper.com Brandon Twp. — This fall, two new administrators will begin new positions at Harvey-Swanson and Oakwood elementaries. Nicole Fouty will be the new dean of students at Oakwood, while Chad Chappell will be the new dean of students at Harvey-Swanson. “I’ve been teaching for about 25 years,” said Fouty. “I’ve been […]