Mars landing prompts questions, changes

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp- Tuesday morning Brandon High School physics teacher Lesley Hildebrand enlightened her geophysics class of freshman students that at one time all telephones required a cord. “If you would have told me in your lifetime a phone would have needed a cord I would never have believed it,” said Hildebrand, […]

Twp. board OKs Medical Marijuana caregivers zoning amendment

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-On Feb.18 the township board of trustees voted 4-1 during a special virtual meeting to amend ordinance language in the Atlas Township Medical Marijuana caregivers zoning amendment. The purpose is to define and regulate Medical Marijuana primary caregiver operations. The planning commission voted to approve the amendment. Township Clerk Katie […]

Leadership key for Harvey Swanson Fifth Grade Safety Team

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-Twenty students at Harvey Swanson Elementary school are working hard to help their fellow students. This year, the students in the Fifth Grade Safety Team are tasked with holding doors, arrival monitoring and greeting, hall monitoring, classroom prep, peer mediating/conflict resolution and grounds beautification. “Students have the opportunity to […]

March is Reading Month

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Oakwood Elementary is getting the community involved with March is Reading Month in a new way. “The pandemic hasn’t really made planning difficult for March is Reading month, but it has made us want to focus more on supporting the community and supporting businesses in Ortonville,” said Jessica Hevel, literacy […]

Letters to the Editor Feb. 27, 2021

(In response to “Real battles,” a letter by Leslie Cummings, The Ctizen, Feb. 20) Mature democratic leadership Dear Editor, I apologize if I came across like an expert on executive orders. I certainly am not. I asked Mr. Google and he assisted me. My goal was to remind us how our country was originally set […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP 2021 BOARD OF REVIEW The MDHHS Order expiring 3/29/21 has imposed restrictions due to COVID regarding 2021 March Board of Review.   Brandon Township will hold March Board of Review virtually at 395 Mill Street on the following dates and times: Tuesday March 2nd 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday March 8th 3:00 […]

Set for Santa

Set for Santa

Ava, 7 and Kye, 9 Gibson of Goodrich ready the Christmas ornaments and tree prior to the arrival of Santa Claus in the early morning hours of Dec. 25. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

A nativity scene with the First Baptist Church, 6116 S. State Road, Goodrich in the background. At 7 p.m., Dec. 23, the church will host a candlelight service for the community. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

COVID and our faith

Survey says American’s faith has become stronger because of the coronavirus pandemic By David Fleet Editor Pastor Ben Gonzales was tested. On March 24, the 39 year-old pastor of the First Baptist Church of Goodrich, 6116 S. State Road, was diagnosed and received treatment for the coronavirus at Ascension Genesys Hospital, Grand Blanc. “I was […]

Flag returns for Overall

On Dec.12, Terry Anway, of Brandon Township based GT Performance Coatings 1342 S Ortonville Road, hoisted a new flag pole assembly for the Brandon Deputy Eric Overall memorial near the intersection of M-15 and Seymour Lake Road. Motorists on M-15 were honking and cheering in support of the flag that had been absent for about […]

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