Letters to the editor Feb. 24

(In response to, Township fire responses continue to grow, The Citizen, Feb. 10, page 5) Thank you Brandon Firefighters Dear Editor It was brought to my attention that during the most recent Township Board meeting (and elsewhere) an annual report of activities was presented by the Brandon Fire Department. Apparently a special note was made […]

Letters to the editor Feb. 17

Call for action! Dear Editor, Don’t let the village council ignore what our community wants! The Ortonville Village Council will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m., Feb. 21 at the Township Offices, 395 Mill St., Ortonville (the building behind the Village Pub). One of the purposes of this meeting is to receive feedback from […]

Brandon Schools: Efforts to reduce high transportation costs. By Matt Outlaw

Dear Ortonville-Brandon Community, Over the last several decades, school districts have been looking for ways to reduce costs. The primary reasons for this have included rising legacy costs, increasing health care costs, declining enrollment and much more. During this time period, the Brandon School District has worked to make these needed reductions in ways that […]

Letters to the editor Feb. 10

(In response to Ride on, The Citizen, Jan. 27, page 1) Thank you Brandon Dear Editor, A winter day with sun and smiles, is what the Ortonville Lions Club and the Village Pub in Ortonville provided students from Elmer Knopf Learning Center! A host of volunteers from the Lions Club greeted our students at the […]

Letters to the Editor Feb. 3

(In response to ‘Council eyes new chicken ordinance’ The Citizen, Jan. 27, page 4) Divided board Dear Editor, I find it confusing that the township is so against chickens, yet the library offers a class on raising them. I am also confused as to how this village board continues to pursue an issue clearly supported […]

Letters to the editor Jan. 27

Residents not represented Dear Editor, The Village Council has introduced an ordinance that makes it close to impossible to raise chickens in the Village of Ortonville. (5-1 vote; Council member Brice voted no). If this ordinance passes, most of us who own chickens would have to give up raising them. The coop has to be 100 […]

Letters to the editor Jane. 20

Save our bus drivers Dear Editor, “I have the BEST bus driver in the Brandon school district.” I am positive any parent you ask would echo the same statement. Miss Janine makes my child feel safe. I know she has many years of experience on our treacherous back roads, no matter the condition. She along […]

Letters to the Editor Jan. 13

Fletcher building miracle (In response to, ‘Two bidders vie for BFI school building,’ The Citizen, Dec. 23, page 1) Dear Editor, Let me tell you a story about a miracle that is waiting to happen in the Village of Ortonville and Brandon Township – and yet no one really knows about it. It pertains to […]

Letters to the editor: Jan. 6

Thank you responders Dear Editor, I wanted to take a minute to thank are local Brandon EMS and Oakland County Sheriff officers. On Dec. 26, 2017 I had a very bad flair up of an old disk injury to my lower back. I was in extreme pain like an electrical cord was connected to my […]

Letters to the editor Dec. 30

Thank you DPW Dear Editor, I hope everyone that traveled through the Village of Ortonville on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day appreciated out village’s DPW. They were missing out being with their family so many ouf us could get to our celebrations safely. They worked almost nonstop Christmas Eve and much of Christmas Day plowing […]

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