Brandon Township Library parking lot renovation

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Twp. — Starting on April 10, the Brandon Township Public Library, 304 South St., will undergo construction to the parking lot and sidewalk. “We met with Allied Construction about the parking lot,” said Laura Fromwiller, director of the library. “They will begin the concrete on April 10. This will […]

Boy Scouts of America partner with local nonprofit to form new troops

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Groveland Twp. — The Pontiac-Manito District of the Boy Scouts of America is teaming up with local non-profit O.A.T.S. Therapeutic Riding Center to offer new troops serving boys and girls ages 11 and up with neurodevelopmental conditions. “While our current units invite all youth to join, we are aware that […]

MDOT to announce Northern Oakland I-75 reconstruction project

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp. — A two year $160 million project on I-75 is just months away from starting. The Michigan Department of Transportation is currently in the process of finalizing plans for resurfacing, bridge work coupled with curb and gutter upgrades over an estimated 14 miles of I-75 from Ortonville Road to […]

Partial-term Ortonville Village council member appointed

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Ortonville — During the regular Monday night meeting, the Ortonville Village council unanimously approved the appointment of Linda Brooks to the council for the vacant seat for a partial term, ending November 2024. She took her oath of office at the meeting as well. The seat has been vacant since […]

Life in Ortonville 1848:Students asked to seek comparisons, contrasts

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Ortonville — The Ortonville 175th Anniversary committee is hosting an essay contest for 9th-12th grade students in the Brandon School District. Students will submit a 500 word essay and a poster illustrating a comparison of 1848 to today on one topic of the student’s choice. “Our 175th committee came up […]

Committee for High-Speed Access

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp. — On Tuesday evening, Atlas Township hosted the first Citizens Advisory Committee for High Speed Access. About 30 residents attended the first committee meeting. A second meeting to discuss an upcoming survey will be at, 6 p.m., April 4 at the township hall, 7386 Gale Road. The scope of the […]

Registration for: Parenting the Love and Logic Way

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Twp. — Registration for the spring session of Parenting the Love and Logic Way is open. The virtual parenting program is facilitated by Linda Brooks, and is hosted in partnership with Brandon Groveland Youth Assistance, Holly Area Youth Assistance, the Brandon Township Public Library and the Holly Township Public […]

New ambulance at Groveland Township Fire Dept.

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp. — By May the township will have a new ambulance on the road. Earlier this year a 2023 Chevrolet ambulance was delivered to Fire Station Two. The four-wheel drive, gas powered vehicle was purchased from Wheeled Coach and will replace a current unit with 208,000 miles. After inspections the ambulance […]

Clap on to the Breslin

Clap on to the Breslin

Eilah Reed and Emma Swartz at Reid Elementary cheering on the Goodrich Girls Varsity basketball team during their clap-out on March 17. The team left for state semi-finals. Photo: Patrick McAbee.

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