District to add social worker

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On Monday night, the Brandon School Board voted 6-0 to hire another social worker for the district. Vice President Lisa Kavalhuna was absent with notice. “Our mental health staff is really doing a good job and really working hard to identify students who are in need early,” said Superintendent Dr. […]

DAR to mark grave of Patriot Phelps

In 1777, Norman Phelps was just 13 years old when he joined the Connecticut Militia as a musician- fifer. The youth enlisted four times serving as a fifer and drummer with the Connecticut Continental Line before his discharge at age 20 in 1781. In his pension records, he says, “that General George Washington reviewed his […]

Arrest made following school, cell phone incident

According to Oakland County Sheriff Office Brandon Substation police reports, at 11:16 a.m., May 9, the Brandon school resource officer responded to a report of disorderly conduct at Brandon High School. Deputies were alerted that a secretary was having trouble with a student in the office. Upon arrival at the office, deputies observed a student,18, […]

Ortonville DDA appointment

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- On Monday night, Kim Hill of Hill Decor and Lifestyle was appointed to the board of directors for the Downtown Development Authority by a 7-0 vote by the village council. “We are in unanimous support of recommending Ms. Kim Hill from Hill Building and Hill Decor, right here in […]

Zoning Ok’d for BFI, new sports complex

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- On Monday night, the village board approved the rezoning of the parcel 03-18-102-006 at 300 South St., formerly known as Brandon Fletcher Intermediate School, from public to commercial in a 6-0 vote. Council member Pat George abstained from the vote. “It’s going to be a sports facility, basketball tournaments, […]

Aqua Club sets pool goals

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer At the special workshop meeting of the Brandon School Board, Mike Kavanaugh of AQUA Club addressed the board and shared the upcoming goals for the next few years. “Growth is something that’s very, very important to us and actually that’s always our number one goal, the more people in the […]

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 […]

Missing Brandon Township man found dead

Missing Brandon Township man found dead

A Brandon Township man who went missing on Jan. 11 was found dead in the Kearsely Creek. The 52-year-old man was last seen at 12:15 a.m. He left his residence on Zarieda Street of his own accord and wandered towards the wooded area behind his home, and Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Brandon deputies were dispatched at […]

Emergency personnel in search of missing man

Emergency personnel in search of missing man

Emergency personnel are searching for a 52-year-old white male who left his home last night at 1616 Zarieda Street. The man, who was last seen at 12:15 a.m., is schizophrenic and bipolar. Brandon police were dispatched at 4:05 a.m. and began a search at the home. K-9s traced his trail into a heavily wooded area behind […]

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