Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION November 6, 2018 To the Qualified Electors: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Public Accuracy Test for the General Election on November 6, 2018 has been scheduled for Monday, October 29th at 11:00 A.M., the alternate day if necessary will be Wednesday, October 31st at 11:00 […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

SYNOPSIS CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON SPECIAL MEETING October 16, 2018 Call to order at 6:30 p.m. Present:  Allen, Broughton, DePalma, Kordella & Thurman. Absent: Kordella and Marshall Approved: Unfinished Business: A. Amendment to Ordinance Chapter 46-204 (b) (3) Regulating Rural Estate District, Single Family Residential Permitted Uses for AFC Facilities – 2nd Reading B. Amendment […]

Letters to the editor Oct. 27

Witches Night Out Dear Editor, I would like to thank all the amazing sponsors that came through for us this year. We couldn’t have done it without you. Also Thanks to our generous prize donors. A very special thanks to Lauren Brothers, Courtney McClerren, DDA, Friends of Amos, DPW, Kris Harris, Bob McArthur & Mason […]

Enrollment, fund balance up after school audit

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-By a 7-0 vote on Monday night the school board of trustees accepted an audit from Lewis & Knopf for the 2017-18 fiscal year ending June 30. The audit was presented by Christie Bueche, senior staff accountant. The district ended the 2017-18 fiscal year with a fund balance of 11.7 percent […]

School board eyes bond, sinking fund

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night the school board of trustees voted 7-0 to move forward with the exploration of a district bond and or sinking fund for vote in November 2019. The discussion stems from a Oct. 15, district building and site committee meeting with school district attorney to discuss the district’s facility […]

2018 Voter’s guide pt. 2

Editor’s note: Earlier this month, The Citizen e-mailed questions to candidates in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. Candidates were limited to 30 word responses. Incumbents (I), Republican (R), Democrat (D), No party affiliation (NPA) and Green Party (GP). Ortonville Village Council President (choose one) Name: Coleen Skornicka (NPA) Age: No answer Years in village: 26 […]

Clyde Fischer

FISCHER, CLYDE CHARLES of Ortonville.  Died October 17, 2018.  He was 86. Born March 6, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Charles Fischer and Dorothy (nee: Groke) Prokop. Clyde married Constance LaRue on August 16, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years; one son, Bradley Fischer; one daughter, […]

Robert Dwyer

DWYER, ROBERT JOHN It is with a heavy heart but with joyous faith in the Lord that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, Robert John Dwyer. Robert was born in Detroit, MI on August 5, 1940 and passed away on October 18, 2018 in Ortonville, Michigan in the […]

A night for witches

A night for witches

Front from left Brenda Timmermans and Jamie Wagner. Back from left Patty Salter, Linda LaFlam, Karen Mackin, Beth Carlson, Theresa Ramirez, Nancy Allar and Lisa Saunders. Witches Night Out on October 13 brought in hundreds of Witches to downtown Ortonville.

Letters to the editor Oct. 20

Vote Allen Dear Editor, I wanted to write and show my support for Sarah Allen, who is running for the Brandon School Board. I met Sarah years ago while volunteering with the Oakwood Elementary PTA. She is a dedicated employee, volunteer, Brandon School District mother, and friend. Sarah, while working as a Brandon substitute teacher, […]

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