September is Septic system awareness month

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- September is septic system awareness month, and the village is raising awareness with their month-long Septic Smart resolution. Each week the village will have a different septic notice posted on their website and facebook page, and postcards have gone out to all village residents. The third weeks’ notice is […]

National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon- This year, one student from Brandon High School is a semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program. Sarah Pesta, 16, is a senior at Brandon who scored a 1480 of 1600 possible on her PSAT. Each October junior high school students, like Pesta, take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National […]

Audit:Township fund balance growth continues

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.– Brad DeVries a CPA for Yeo & Yeo, presented the annual financial statements and auditor’s report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 at Monday’s township board of trustee meeting. On Monday night the township board of trustees voted 5-0 to accept the audit. According to the audit, […]

Martians,Blackhawks ready for backyard brawl

By David Fleet Editor About 6 miles of M-15 separate Goodrich and Ortonville. On Sept. 27, the Brandon Blackhawks will make that trek north and visit the Goodrich Martians at 7 p.m. at the Roy U Stacey Athletic Stadium to continue a battle that dates back to the early 1950s. “It’s always more than just […]

Joel Taylor

Joel Edwin Taylor of Goodrich, Michigan; died July 19, 2019 after a battle with cancer. He was 63. Born September 14, 1955 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia to the late Floyd and Geraldine (nee: Mitchell) Taylor. Preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Joyce Spencer. He is survived by his wife, Mary (nee: […]

Riddle ready for 2019-20 NAHL season

By David Fleet Editor Carson Riddle described his first year in the North American Hockey League as fast, physical and tough. “You get the hang of it after a few games,” said Riddle, 18. “The speed is amazing and you just have to keep on training even after the season ends.” Riddle of Ortonville and […]

Council takes aim at soild waste pickup

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- On Monday night, the village council voted in favor of adding two lines to the current solid waste pickup ordinance. In Section 50.05, pertaining to solid waste collection, it will soon have added, “With the exception of commercial dumpsters, solid waste pickup is only allowed on Mondays between the […]

Groveland Township Plannng Commission

Groveland Twp.-On June 10, by a 5-0 vote the township board of trustee appointed resident Neil Loughlin to the township planning commission. Loughlin, has been a township resident for 26 years, a member of the township tax appeal board, assisted in the township elections, and is a retired Chrysler employee. Loughlin will replace township fire […]

Free Swim

Free swim From 1- 4 p.m., Saturday, May 11, the Brandon Schools Aquatics Center, 1025 South Ortonville Road, will host free swim team clinic trial swim lessons. Games, prizes use Entrance 6 at the school. Contact (248) 672-1816 or (248) 627-1843.

Harry Green Jr.

GREEN, JR., HARRY ADAMS of Ortonville; died April 1, 2019.  He was 54. Born September 27, 1964 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Harry A., Sr. and Mary Juanita (nee: Meeker) Green. He married Suzette La Turneau on September 28, 2011 in Waterford, Michigan.  He is survived by his loving wife, Suzette Green; his mother, Mary […]

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