Aqua Club sets pool goals

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer At the special workshop meeting of the Brandon School Board, Mike Kavanaugh of AQUA Club addressed the board and shared the upcoming goals for the next few years. “Growth is something that’s very, very important to us and actually that’s always our number one goal, the more people in the […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Village of Ortonville Zoning Board of Appeals will conduct a public hearing on Monday, June 10, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to hear the following appeal: Name: John McFall Location: 86 James Street Request: Applicant requests a variance from Zoning Ordinance § 5.102.5, of 4½ feet over the […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

SYNOPSIS Village of Ortonville Regular Meeting May 20, 2019 Call to order 7:00 p.m. Present: Brice, Butzu, Eschmann, George, Hayden, Robinson, Skornicka The following items were approved: Agenda Minutes of April 22, 2019 Minutes of April 29, 2019 Minutes of May 13, 2019 Disbursements in the Amount of $23,964.53 Treasurer’s Report Consent Agenda Blacksmith Shop […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

Village Council NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Village of Ortonville Council will conduct a public hearing on Monday, June 10, 2019 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as may be heard in conjunction with a scheduled Meeting. The purpose of the hearing is for public comment and input on the proposed Village budget for fiscal […]

Charles Beach

BEACH, CHARLES HERBERT of Ortonville; died May 16, 2019.  He was 76. Born on January 26, 1943 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Robert C. and Elanor M. (nee: Snover) Beach.  Charlie was longtime well driller in Ortonville.  He built and flew his own remote control airplanes and enjoyed shooting skeet and trap.  He was […]

Judith Bossolono

BOSSOLONO, Judith – Of Goodrich, formerly of Chicago, age 76, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Regency of Grand Blanc. Private services have been held and cremation has taken place. Burial at a later date at Christian Memorial Cemetery. Judith was born in Blue Island, Illinois on December 13, 1942, the daughter of the late […]

Time to bloom

Time to bloom

Magnolia blossoms in Brandon Township prepare to bloom with day time temperatures in the 60s. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Letters to the editor May 18

Our community at work Dear Editor, I am very happy to share with our caring, generous community the pictures of the Stamp Out for Hunger, sponsored by the post office and assisting OCEF, our local food pantry which took place Saturday, May 11. A very special thank you to our wonderful letter carriers who spent […]

Stamp out Hunger food drive delivers

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Stamp Out Hunger food drive collected 10,720 pounds of food for the Ortonville Community Emergency Fund (OCEF). “This is our 27th year, and there was not even a cart of food before, and I knew people didn’t know about it,” said Ortonville mail carrier Rachelle Welch. “Three years ago […]

‘It did as much for me as I did for the girls’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On May 11, the Sally Swayne hosted a meeting of her Girl Scout Troop 829. But not the current troop in Ortonville. “We were troop 829, there’s another one here in Ortonville,” said Swayne, former troop leader. “I was worried they’d get mixed up, but if they got mixed up, […]

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