Heavy rains, pump failure overflow sewer

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- From about 11 p.m., Oct. 4, to 4 a.m., Oct. 5, the Genesee County Water and Waste Services reported a sanitary sewer overflow of approximately 68,000 gallons of highly diluted raw sewage into the Cartwright Creek. The creek is adjacent to the Kearsley Creek. According to the report, filed by […]

Brandon district audit:‘You’re moving in a positive direction

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-On Monday at the school board meeting, Paul Bryant and Chris Kassob of Plante Moran presented the school district’s annual financial statements and auditor’s report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021. The board voted 7-0 to approve the audit. According to the audit for the fiscal year […]

Township to host waste services public hearing

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-At 5:30, Nov.15 the township board of trustees will host a public hearing to consider trash and recycling proposals. In addition, the township will also consider increasing the assessment for trash and recycling from $125 per year to $194 per year or a $5.75 per month increase. In comparison Village […]

Pumpkin perfection

Pumpkin perfection

Abbee Olko 7 and her brother Kenny Betham of Goodrich carve a pumpkin. Halloween is Sunday, Oct. 31. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Area voters to decide local school funding

On Nov. 2, voters in area school districts will head to the polls to decide a millage renewal and extension. Voters in the Goodrich School District will head to the polls to decide on a renewal of the schools operating millage. If approved, the proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the […]

Atlas Dam culvert repair to close Perry Road

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-A section of Perry Road is expected to be closed for an estimated four to six weeks by the end of October to repair the culvert under the road between the mill pond and Kearsley Creek. Eric Johnston, director of engineering, Genesee County Road Commission said the 17-feet by 11-feet […]

Bi-county sewer project plans funding eyed

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-Plans for a proposed sewer project for a bi-county sewer project moved one step closer. On Monday night the township board of trustees discussed the feasibility of extending sewer service from Genesee County to serve properties located within the Village of Ortonville, along with the townships of Brandon, Holly and […]

Village inks MedStar EMS

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich.-On Monday night, the village council voted 4-0 to approve a five-year agreement for preferred ambulance service for 911 calls. Council member Wendy Ciaramitaro was absent. The village joins Atlas, Richfield and Davison townships along with the City of Davison with similar agreements from MedStar. The southern tier of the county […]

Martians win M-15 battle

Martians win M-15 battle

GHS Soph. #22 Easton Phipps stops BHS Senior #23 Dylan Dickens during the 48-21 homecoming victory over the Blackhawks Oct. 1 at Goodrich. Photo by Kurt Schulte. 

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