MSP: Domestic violence shooting ends in arrest

By David Fleet Editor Holly Twp. — At 10:40 p.m., Dec. 13, Michigan State Police Second District responded to a residence just west I-75 and Grange Hall Road for a domestic violence non-fatal shooting. When troopers arrived at the residence they located a victim that had been shot in the leg. Preliminary investigation revealed that the […]

Students behind the wheel: Save a Life Tour

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich — On Friday morning Charlotte Bemus was behind the wheel and out of control. “It was scary not having full control over the situation while driving,” said Bemus, a 17-year-old Goodrich High School junior and licensed driver. “If I were in this situation I would not want to hurt anyone, […]

Parking issues halt future of old village fire hall

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich— On Monday night the Goodrich Village Council voted 5-0 to send a proposal for a conditional use authorization on 10214 Hegel Road, the old fire hall back to the planning commission for reconsideration. On Nov. 28, the village planning commission voted 5-3 with one abstention to deny a conditional use […]

Groveland Township Fire Department, operation, funding evaluation

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp. — On Monday night the Groveland Township Board of Trustees were presented a comprehensive evaluation of the township fire department. At a cost of $4,000 on Jan. 9, the township retained Rich Marinucci, of the Firefighters Safety Officers Association to study the township fire department. “It’s clear we have to […]

Tree perfection

Tree perfection

Kristina and Jeremy picking our a Christmas tree with their daughter Evelyn at the Goodrich Lions Club Christmas Tree sale. Photo: Patrick McAbee.

Recognizing our Hometown Heroes

By David Fleet Editor During the holiday season, the communities attention turns to those in need. One group that often endures difficulties, but is often overlooked, is the area military families. The Citizen newspaper is once again recognizing our local military men and women serving our country away from home during the holiday season by […]

Shop with a Hero

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Oxford — On Dec. 6, several Brandon residents gathered at the Oxford Meijer to Shop with a Hero. Every year, members of the Brandon Fire Department and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Brandon Substation partner with Meijer to shop with area residents to help enhance their Christmas. “Meijer provides the […]

Inflation adds $200K to township concession project

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Twp. — During the regular Monday night meeting, the Brandon Township Board of Trustees voted 5-2 to spend an additional $200,000 for the concession stand at the Brandon Township Community Park, 1414 N. Hadley Road. Trustee Kathy Thurman and treasurer Scott Broughton voted against the motion. “The parks and […]

Court awards monetary judgement in dam breaches

By David Fleet Editor Midland— At least some accountability for loss of property owned by a Goodrich family due to dam breaches that caused massive flooding on a central Michigan river was recently decided on by a Michigan Court. On Nov. 27, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan awarded the State […]

BHS Student Council to host Mental Health Week

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Twp. — Brandon High School student council is hoping to provide students a stress-free week and provide tools to take care of their mental health. Starting on Dec. 11, the BHS Student Council is hosting a Mental Health Week, with different activities each day centering around the mental health […]

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