Conflict errupts at village skate park

Ortonville – Bickering and a single punch at the village skate park caused a neighbor to insist that Brandon Recreation Director, Fred Waybrant close the park. The neighbor stopped Waybrant on the street insisting he either hire a permanent patrol of the park or close it down. Waybrant, however, says the May 11 incident between […]

Larvae tablets set to control West Nile

Ortonville – Based on a recommendation from Village Manager Paul Zelenak, the council members opted not to spray mosquitos in the village this year. However, in an ongoing effort to prevent the spread of the West Nile Virus, the village will attempt to kill mosquito larvae, or eggs, instead of killing the mosquitos. Although not […]

Yearly burning permit system growing

Brandon Twp. – Brandon Township residents can no longer burn at will, and Brandon Fire Chief Bob McArthur says, it will be good for everybody. In April 2003 the township began issuing yearly burning permits, accompanied by a calendar of scheduled days residents can burn. McArthur says the system has worked out. ‘We’ve had minimal […]

Green bids for

Name: Kay Green Occupation: Administrative Services Manager, State of Michigan – Oakland County Family Independence Agency for 30 years. Personal: Married to Doug Green, mother of Tamara, grandmother of Hannah. Memberships: Kay Green has been an Ortonville resident for more than 16 years, serving the village council for 14 years holding the position of President […]

Carebee’s Coffee, more than just a name

Brandon Twp – The name Carebee’s started out to be an old family nickname, but to Theresa Nance ‘Carebee’s Coffee? sounds much better. ‘When my little cousin would try to say my name it kept coming out as Carebee so the name stuck with the family, but I think it sounds better with coffee,? joked […]

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