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Brighton Council Approves Parking Lot Work

The parking lots to receive the repair and maintenance work include the West St. lot, East Block lot, Second Street lot, CSX lot, Hyne Street lot and Squire lot. The work will include seal coating, crack seal work and striping.

Local Pilots Help Made Medical Supply Run

Mark DeGroff of White Lake Township and Josh Fenwick, a commercial airline pilot in-training from Brighton, were among a half-dozen pilots who gathered on Friday and flew to Indiana to pick up 12,000 face shields and bring them back to Michigan.

Donations To OLHSA Being Matched

The DTE Foundation is matching donations of up to $5,000 to OLHSA through April 16th, as OLHSA continues to help families through the pandemic.

Before Outbreak, Investment In Public Health Fell

What happened in Michigan also played out across the country and at the federal level after the 2008 recession, which caused serious budget problems for governments. But as the economy recovered, public health funding did not, a review of budget figures and interviews with health experts and officials shows.

Statewide Burn Ban Does Not Include Campfires

Even though April is a traditionally wet month, Emergency Manager Therese Cremonte says the yard waste ban is in effect to protect first responders from additional situations where aggravated respiratory problems can occur.
Livingston County Local Sports

Community Events

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Fri Apr 10 Food Distribution and Delivery

The Torch and Torch 180 are teaming up to provide a free hot meal and free groceries on Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:00 - 1:00. These will be distributed from their catering truck located in front of their building at 131 Mill St., Fowlerville, MI 48836. They are also offering free food delivery for those who need it and sign up on their website: https://www.torch180.org/free-community-meals.html

Fri Apr 10 drive thru fish fry

Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club is hosting a drive thru fish fry thru the end of April each Friday evening. Drive up and we will get you a carry out of beer battered cod, cole slaw, french fries, all for just 10 bucks. We run from 5 til 730 but will serve a little early.No need to call in an order, just show up and follow the lines. They move pretty fast. Last week we served 570 dinners. Call 810 231 1811 for further info.

Fri Apr 10 The Salvation Army's Mobile Lunch Program

The Salvation Army of Livingston County will be providing a Temporary Mobile Lunch Service Program. The Mobile Lunch vehicle will be at the daily designated location from noon-1pm. Families may take one sack lunch per person in the family.ID is not required. Families do not have to be a resident to the community in which the canteen is parked. This is for ALL Livingston County families. Monday - Hartland Meadows, Hartland. Tuesday - Lake Shore Village, Howell. Wednesday - Grand Plaza, Howell. Thursday -Prentis Estates, Howell. Friday - Howell Estates, Howell For more information contact Ashley @ 517-295-4348 or email Ashley.Longstreet@Usc.SalvaitonArmy.org.

Tue Apr 14 Livingston County Community Alliance Meeting

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, The Livingston County Community Alliance April meeting will be held online from 6-7:30pm. For connection information, please contact Livingston.Community.Alliance@gmail.com. Please join in this community-wide grassroots anti-drug (prescription drugs, marijuana, underage drinking) coalition to reduce and prevent Livingston County youth substance abuse and to support a safe and drug-free lifestyle.

Wed Apr 15 Bountiful Harvest Offers Food Delivery Service

With the temporary closure of the LETS bus service in Livingston County, Bountiful Harvest in Brighton is expanding their food delivery service for anyone who relied on a LETS bus to go food shopping. Anyone in need of a volunteer shopper can call 810-360-0271 to arrange to have their order picked up and delivered free of charge. For those who have transportation, but still need food assistance, Bountiful Harvest also provides drive up service for groceries from their pantry. They also serve take-out dinners from 3:30 to 5:30pm on Fridays and take-out breakfast on Saturdays from 8am to noon. The pantry, meanwhile, is open for food distribution from 5:30-7:30pm on Tuesdays, from 6pm-8pm on Thursdays, 4pm-6pm on Friday and 8am-noon on Saturday.

Wed Apr 15 Stores Offer Shopping Hours for Seniors/Vulnerable Customers

Acknowledging older adults and person with underlying health issues, some area stores are dedicating weekly time or opening early specifically for those shoppers. Walmart stores offering an hour long senior shopping event for customers 60 & older every Tuesday through April 28th, they will open one hour early. Target offers the first hour they are opened for elderly and vulnerable shoppers every Wednesday. Dollar General & Big Lots have designated the first hour at its stores to daily senior shoppers.

Wed Apr 15 Find a Red Cross Blood Drive Near You

Facing severe blood shortages, The American Red Cross has implemented additional precautions to ensure blood drives and donation centers are even safer for donors and staff. It is important for people to know that there is no evidence that the coronavirus, or any respiratory virus, can be transmitted by blood transfusion. The need for blood doesn’t stop due to the flu or coronavirus, and is especially important to accident victims and patients undergoing cancer treatment. Interested donors can find a donation site most easily by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS, or by visiting the website.

Wed Apr 15 Sheriff's Office To Make Deliveries To At-Risk Residents

Deputies with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office are helping seniors get groceries and prescription medicines due to concerns about coronavirus exposure and/or a lack of transportation. The program, at this time, is restricted to residents 65 and older, or for those who have a documented medical condition that puts them at greater risk of harm from COVID-19 exposure. Residents must be able to order their food or medicine online from a Livingston County-based grocery store or pharmacy. They must also not have any other means of securing these essentials, and an exterior door to which the products may be delivered. Livingston County residents meeting these criteria can call the Sheriff’s Office tipline at (517) 546-8477 and leave a message to make arrangements.

Wed Apr 15 Gleaners Food Bank

Gleaners Community Food Bank is taking donations. Gleaners has also expanded their food distributions to help feed those in need. If you need food or if you would like to volunteer or make a donation, visit the website or call 866-GLEANER.

Sun Apr 26 WCTH V-Disc Edition - Virtual Performance

WCTH will still be performing their spring show online April 26th. Look for a virtual performance on the CTH Facebook page and at www.cththeatre.org.

Thu Apr 30 Food Distribution and Delivery

The Torch and Torch 180 are teaming up to provide a free hot meal and free groceries on Tuesdays and Fridays from 11am-1pm. These will be distributed from their catering truck located in front of their building at 131 Mill St., Fowlerville. They are also offering free food delivery for those who need it and sign up on their website.

Sat May 2 VMCCA Auto Swap Meet

VMCCA Auto Swap Meet is May 2nd & 3rd at the Fowlerville Family Fairgrounds. Saturday: 8-5, Sunday: 8-4pm. Donations: $5 per adult, children under 12 free. *No dogs* Breakfast and lunch available on grounds. General info: vmccabrightonmi@gmail.com. Vendor information: Gary McIntyre- (248)-684-8955.

Sat May 2 Heywood Banks at the Howell Opera House

The Howell Opera House is delighted to welcome back hometown comedic legend Heywood Banks for what promises to be another sell-out show on May 2nd. He intersperses his humorous observations of life with twisted, inventive, bizarre songs, sung and played in a variety of styles - from folk, to country, to rock, to pop, and way beyond. Doors will open at 6:45 pm; performance begins at 7:30 pm. There will be a cash bar with light concessions available for purchase. Admission is $28 per person and you may purchase online at www.howelloperahouse.com or call 517-540-0065.

Mon May 4 Arc Livingston Parent Support Group

The monthly Arc of Livingston Parent Support Group is a chance to get together with other parents of children or adults with disabilities to network, get support and give support. Meetings are typically held every month and will include presentations and/or discussions on topics of interest to parents. Attendance is free. Meetings are held at Brighton Coffee House and Theater from 10am-11:30am. Meeting is also held for June 1st.

Thu May 14 Grandma's Attic Sale

Grandma's Attic Sale is May 14th 15th & 16th and admission is FREE at Fowlerville Fairgrounds. All money collected from items sold will be going toward the Fowlerville Historical Society and maintaining the history of Fowlerville. Donations may be dropped off May 11th-13th. Space rental is $25 for 10' x 10'. To rent or donate, contact Marj at 517-223-3831.

Sat May 16 Rolling Thunder's Ride to Remember

Rolling Thunder's Ride to Remember is May 16th. Staging at Striking Lanes on Old 23 in Hartland at 9am. They will leave at 11am, and travel to the Livingston County Courthouse in downtown Howell. A ceremony to honor our fallen heroes will commence at noon. Everyone is invited.

Sat May 30 Hartland Robotics 1st Annual Golf Outing

The Hartland Robotics 1st Annual Golf Outing will take place on May 30th at Dunham Hills Golf Club in Hartland. $440 per team of four, golfers will get eighteen holes with cart, a gift bag, and dinner at the end. Prizes will be given for Longest Drive, Closest to Pin, and 1st Place Team. There is a $10,000 Hole in One Contest. Dinner Only option available for $40 per person. 50/50 raffle, and auction will be taking place also. For more information or to register, go to visit the website. Proceeds to support the students of Hartland Robotics.