Village weed free

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- No weed sales in the village. On Jan. 14, the village council voted 5-0 to adopt Ordinance 19-1 for the prohibition of marijuana establishments. The vote comes after a special meeting last November when the village council voted 5-0 to approve a resolution to prohibit marijuana establishments within the boundaries […]

Ridge Road project moves forward

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-On Tuesday, the township board of trustees OK’d a $2,500 bid from Flint based Rowe Professional Services for the scoping/pre-engineering of pathways along both sides of Ridge Road between Green and Hegel roads. The procedure must be completed before any applications are made for grant funding. In December Township Trustee […]

Walk this way: Friendship Path opens in Goodrich

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- On Jan. 19 about 30 area residents gathered for the opening of the Friendship Path. The new village nature preserve incorporates about four acres with a trail entrance near the corner of Pontiac and Cemetery streets. Wendy Ciaramitaro, Village Parks & Recreation chairwoman and village council member presented certificates of […]

Blood red moon over Goodrich

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- On a frigid January night most high school students were home or at very least in a much warmer environment. But Goodrich High School Senior Ben Cote, a few classmates and a physics teacher were recently the exception. Cote along with others joined skywatchers in North America for a celestial […]

Hang on

Hang on

Mike Mases, a Mt Holly ski instructor keeps Eloise Lynch, 3, of St. Clair Shores upright during a recent lesson. Some mid January snow and cold is forecast for Southeastern Michigan this weekend that should provide plenty of fresh white stuff for winter activities. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Drug operation found to reach Brandon Township

By Phil Custodio Clarkston News Editor Tristan Harris, 36, of Brandon Township faces two counts of delivery and manufacture of more than 45 kilograms of marijuana and two counts conspiracy to deliver more than 45 kilograms of marijuana after a year-long investigation by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s Narcotics Enforcement Team uncovered a […]

School board, township grapple with school resource officer

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-On Monday night the Goodrich School Board of Trustees conducted a special meeting regarding a school resource officer. School board members, teachers, administrators along with several parents with children in the district attended the meeting. Trustee Chip Shultz a veteran Oakland County Sheriff Deputy lead the meeting. “There has been […]

Victory World to Bridgewood

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-Jeff Stonerock’s first job at his new found church was cleaning toilets. “We started serving,” laughed Stonerock, pastor at Victory World Outreach Church, 10291 Green Road. “We knew that was our church the first day.” Since 2002, Jeff along with wife Kelly have lead the township church through trials, struggles […]

Goodrich School’s building projects move forward

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night, during a special meeting the school board of trustees interviewed two companies for construction management services for the facilities bond project. In November the school board of trustees voted 7-0 to move forward with the exploration of a district bond and/or sinking fund for possible vote in November […]

Food for furloughed on board for those serving

By David Fleet Editor Some active Port Huron area United States Coast Guard men and women received some needed assistance last week thanks to the efforts of a local man. Goodrich resident James Vantine was seeking to help a Lapeer area family members employed at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection – Port Huron Port […]