Atlas Township boards OKs 2019-20 audit

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.– Brian Essenmacher a CPA for Yeo & Yeo, presented the annual financial statements and auditor’s report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020 at Monday’s township board of trustee meeting. The township board of trustees, who convened in person, voted 5-0 to accept the audit. According to the […]

Brandon board OK’s audit

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-On Monday at the school board meeting, Paul Bryant and Kasey Eason of Plante Moran presented the school district’s annual financial statements and auditor’s report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020. The board voted 7-0 to approve the audit. According to the audit for the fiscal year […]

Superintendent search firm sought

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer At the Monday night board meeting, the Brandon Board of Education approved to send out a request for proposal to find a search firm that will look for a potential permanent superintendent with a 7-0 vote. The search is necessary following the departure of Dr. Matt Outlaw to the Brighton […]

BHS students top in SAT

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon High School had three seniors this year with SAT scores in the top 1 percent in the nation. “The class of 2020 overall has had some of the best scores overall that I have seen in my eight years as the principal at BHS,” said Dan Stevens, high school […]

Ready to change

Ready to change

A school bus on Seymour Lake Road in Brandon Township. Statewide leaves are changing with full color expected over the next two weeks. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Dennis Armstrong

On the afternoon of September 15, 2020, Dennis Armstrong passed away at the age of 71.  Dennis was born to Ray and Beatrice Armstrong in 1949. He grew up in Ortonville, MI. He left to serve in the U.S. Army, and served a year in Vietnam. When he returned, he met and married Susan Blessing, […]

‘Push-in’

By David Fleet Editor On Aug. 29 a “push-in” ceremony upholding a tradition dating back to before motorized fire apparatus was conducted at Brandon Fire Station 2. Brandon firefighters pushed in two new emergency response vehicles, a fire engine and a tanker recently purchased to replace two older vehicles. The new vehicles cost just over […]

Crime Watch Sep. 5, 2020

Campaign signs At 8:46 p.m., Aug. 20, Brandon deputies received a call about two women who stopped and took all the complainant campaign signs from the front yard on Baldwin Road. The caller did not want to make a report, just to advise if they were found. Harassing At 9:14 p.m., Aug. 20, Brandon deputies […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Brandon Township Planning Commission shall hold a public hearing September 22, 2020, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Brandon Township Office, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462. To consider for rezoning from an R1-B (Single Family Residential) to C-1 (Local Commercial) and preliminary site plan approval. Parcel Identification number: 03-30-227-002 […]

CARrite Truck Center, quality pre-owned vehicles

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Township- Those looking for a truck or SUV, check out CARrite Truck Center, 2200 S Ortonville Road, Ortonville, Mich. “It’s an exceptional vehicle buying experience,” said John “Ozzie” Oswald, manager. “I can find just about any vehicle customers are looking for and I’m passionate about helping people.” We have financing […]

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