Crime Watch Sept. 12, 2020

Fraud At 11:06 a.m., on Sept. 2, Brandon deputies responded to a report of fraud. The victim came into the substation to report that her business checks had been re-created and that her account had been defrauded of over $47,000. She said the week prior she had received a phone call from someone asking about […]

Edith Jarvis

JARVIS, EDITH MAY of Grand Blanc formerly of Sterling Heights, Michigan. Died September 6, 2020. She was 85. Born on May 31, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Russell Richard and Esther (nee: Blank) Cocking. She married the late Eugene A. Jarvis on August 31, 1957 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. He preceded her in death […]

Lane Wilson

WILSON, Lane Allen; of Ortonville formerly of Waterford; passed away September 5, 2020; age 72; husband of Sandy for 50 years; father of Lane Allen Wilson II, Sean Wilson and Michael Wilson; brother of Luther (Judy) Wilson and Wayne (Sandy) Wilson;  preceded in death by his parents Luther & Lillian Wilson, his brother Paul Wilson […]

Labor Day 2020

Labor Day 2020

An American Flag at Ron and Candee Allen’s home in Brandon Township. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Fraud, larceny alert in Brandon Township

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Brandon Substation is warning residents to be on alert for a few crimes in the village and township. “Our frauds seem to be up,” said substation commander Lt. Greg Glover. “Phone scams and suspicious people going house to house, looking in the windows, claiming […]

Crossman Park drain project moves forward

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- While the Crossman Park drain project is underway, it’s uncertain when construction will start. At a special meeting on Aug. 27, the council discussed the bids with village manager Dale Stuart. “This is a particular job where the price has come in much higher than we anticipated it coming […]

Council reappoints three planning commissioners

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- The village council voted on Aug. 27 to reappoint three planning commissioners to three-year terms, Rick McAvinchy, Lee Palshan and Bob McArthur. “Lee Palshan and Rick McAvinchy, both of their terms have expired May 31,” said president Tonja Brice. “Planning commission has not met since February, so we would […]

Village road paving project eyed

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- At a special meeting on Aug. 27, the village council approved, 7-0, to have a topographic survey done for the pavement plan for Hummer Lake Road between Crescent Hills Drive and Evergreen Ridge. “We’re basically going to do a resurfacing, but with some drainage and some protection for those […]

Crime Watch Sep. 5, 2020

Campaign signs At 8:46 p.m., Aug. 20, Brandon deputies received a call about two women who stopped and took all the complainant campaign signs from the front yard on Baldwin Road. The caller did not want to make a report, just to advise if they were found. Harassing At 9:14 p.m., Aug. 20, Brandon deputies […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  Regular Meeting The Charter Township of Brandon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing September 26, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. at Brandon Township Offices, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 to hear the following appeals. Appeal #20-0008 Parcel #: 03-19-102-017/03-19-102-018 Name: Patricia Almas Location: 1140 S. Ortonville Road, Lot […]