Township OKs bonds, contract for sewer project

By David Fleet 947-244-2647 dfleet@mihomepaper.com Atlas Twp. — On Monday night the Atlas Township Board of Trustees voted 5-0 to approve moving forward with the Kearsley Creek Interceptor project. The board approved the contract for the KCI and the KCI financing resolution. Atlas Township share of the bonds will not exceed $2,086,000 of the estimated $36,402,000 project. […]

Strength in Numbers collection for veterans

By David Fleet 947-244-2647 dfleet@mihomepaper.com Atlas Twp. — Area residents seeking to assist area veterans can do so by looking for the “big red tubs.” The Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S State Road, Goodrich have teamed up Davison-based Strength in Numbers in a grass-roots effort to provide a variety of items for area veterans […]

Devil’s Ridge Golf Club sold to Kaiser Real Estate

By Ben Gagnon 810-452-2661 bgagnon@mihomepaper.com Oxford Twp.  — After nearly 30 years in operation, Devil’s Ridge Golf Club in Oxford Township has hosted its last rounds of golf. Devil’s Ridge, an award-winning 180-acre course formerly owned by the Munaco family, closed in December and was sold to Kaiser Real Estate, which plans to repurpose the […]

Atlas PC meeting shifts to GMS cafeteria

By David Fleet 947-244-2647 dfleet@mihomepaper.com Atlas Twp.— At 7 p.m., April 17, the Atlas Township Planning Commission will hold their meeting at the Goodrich Middle School cafeteria, 7480 South Gale Road. The change in venue is due to the expected interest in the planning commission consideration to rezone a parcel of land at 11280 Hegel Road from Residential Agricultural […]

If you give a mouse a cookie

If you give a mouse a cookie

The mouse from the children’s book ‘If You Give a Mouse a Cookie’ greets students at Reid Elementary in honor of March is Reading Month. Photo: Patrick McAbee.

Commission tables rezoning for township veterans facility

By David Fleet 947-244-2647 dfleet@mihomepaper.com Atlas Twp. — On Wednesday night the Atlas Township Planning Commission voted 5-2 to table a consideration to rezone a parcel of land at 11280 Hegel Road from Residential Agricultural District to the Special Housing District. Planning commission members James Lusty and June Amman voted no. A public hearing will be set in April. The request on […]

Voters to decide on village council compensation by resolution

By David Fleet 947-244-2647 dfleet@mihomepaper.com Goodrich — On Monday night the Goodrich Village Council voted 3-2, for a ballot question in the Aug. 6 election, to have each council person including the president to have their compensation fixed by council resolution and shall take effect after the next regularly scheduled village council elections, not to […]

Brandon: No sealed bid for over $20K

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan 248-627-4332 ssoldan@mihomepaper.com Brandon Twp. — During the regular meeting on March 4, the Brandon Township board of trustees voted 6-1 to approve policy changes to eliminate the need for sealed bids for projects over $20,000. “After the last meeting, Kathy asked me to ask our attorney a question, and I did ask […]

Township to gravel 4.46 miles of road

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan 248-627-4332 ssoldan@mihomepaper.com Brandon Twp. — During the regular meeting on March 4, the Brandon Township board of trustees approved the 2024 gravel road projects. “We met with the road commission, and we went through where they recommend we put gravel this year,” said supervisor Jayson Rumball. “So we discussed all of that […]

Weed spraying to begin on Goodrich Mill Pond

By David Fleet 947-244-2647 dfleet@mihomepaper.com Goodrich — By a 5-0 vote on Monday night, the Goodrich Village Council approved Swartz Creek-based Aquatic Nuisance Plant Control to treat the Goodrich Mill Pond sometime in late May or early June for weed growth. The cost is $4,325 per application. If a second is needed the cost will […]

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