According to Michigan Department of Environmental Quality meteorologists, a stagnant air mass remains due to higher humidity and light winds. The combination will make conditions right for formation of smog pollution with high levels of ozone.
The first was a 2-vehicle crash that occurred at around 6pm Friday evening in Howell Township, taking the life of a West Michigan man. The second was a one-car crash east of Fowlerville that took the life of a Redford woman.
Officials stress that COVID-19 is still spreading in the community and with restrictions lifted, more residents are leaving their homes - increasing their risk of exposure to COVID-19 as they encounter more people.
Livingston County Prosecutor Bill Vailliencourt says that in order to avoid any potential conflict of interest, he asked the Michigan Attorney General to handle the case. They appointed the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office to deal with the motion seeking a new trial for Zachary Lally, who was convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage girl.
Senate Bills 876-878 extend the renewal dates for certain licenses, state ID cards or enhanced drivers licenses that would have previously expired between varying dates to now be valid until September 30th.
Holiday weekend temperatures are expected to climb into the 90s, but Consumers Energy is giving away 100,000 Google Nest Thermostat E’s through the end of July if they enroll in the Peak Power Savers Smart Thermostat Program.
Gov. Whitmer on Tuesday noted the Lansing region is "heating up" after a major outbreak linked to an East Lansing bar frequented by MSU students. Local legislators have been pushing to have Livingston County included in that region.
In partnership with the Civility Campaign of Highland Township, The Civility Project with Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson will provide insights, tips, and hands-on skill-building to a July 30th Zoom session.
Splashy Sweets by Noah Shand is a home-baking business that will "bake for good.". Shand, who has been baking and decorating sweets since he was a toddler, will offer an array of custom cakes, pies, tarts, cookies, brownies, and other treats, with a portion of each purchase going to charity.
Local Republican Party Chair Meghan Reckling and Marion Township resident Yvonne Black were the only two candidates in attendance. County Commissioner Bob Bezotte later stated his reason for not participating was a perceived bias by the party’s election committee in favor of Reckling.