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Friday, May 24, 2019

Brighton Race Car Finally Makes It To Indy 500

The innovative race car, #89, had sat in a barn outside of Brighton since 1966. It is now among 60 historic race cars being exhibited at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, which is located inside the 2.5-mile Indy 500 race oval.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

After 47 Years, Coney Joe's Closes Its Doors

On Tuesday, Coney Joe’s owner Kim Axtin Bredow posted on Facebook that she has sold the building on W. Grand River that the iconic restaurant was located in and it is permanently closed with plans to auction off everything inside.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Friday, May 17, 2019

Veterans Committee Considering Campus Idea

With a health center and retirement home potentially coming to Livingston County, the Veteran's Committee discussed the possibilities with locating them and other veterans' services together on a one-stop-for-all-things campus.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Putnam Twp. Welcomes New Fire Chief

Curt Ruf was sworn in at the Putnam Township Board of Trustees' meeting Wednesday, surrounded by family members and members of the fire department.

Brennan Grand Jury Request Again Denied

An Eaton County judge is the latest to reject an effort by former Livingston County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Burress and Howell attorney Tom Kizer to form a citizen's grand jury to investigate Judge Theresa Brennan.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019

Charges Dropped Against Northfield Twp. Lieutenant & Relatives

The charges were filed against 48-year-old Lt. Timothy Greene, along with his brother and his father, in 2018 after officials received incorrect information from the National Crime Insurance Bureau that the trio had not been properly conducting auto title inspections.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

HVS Assistant Superintendent Leaving For New Job

Scott Lindberg, who currently serves as the Huron Valley Schools assistant superintendent of administrative services and human resources, was recently selected to become the new superintendent for the Waterford School District.

Voters Approve All Three Local Ballot Proposals

Voters in the Howell Public Schools district approved a bond proposal while two millage requests also passed in the Brighton area - one for roads in the City of Brighton and another for the Brighton Area Fire Authority.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Voters Approve Ballot Proposals Tuesday

Voters in the Howell Public Schools district approved a bond proposal while two millage requests also passed in the Brighton area - one for roads in the City of Brighton and another for the Brighton Area Fire Authority.

Senate Approves Auto Insurance Reform Legislation

Lawmakers are taking aim at high car insurance premiums by giving initial approval to a plan that would no longer make Michigan the only state to require drivers to buy unlimited medical benefits through their auto insurer.

Brighton Library's Annual Book Sale To Mark 35 Years

The sale offers more than 15,000 books plus a large assortment of media items, with everything from classics to collectable, vintage to nostalgic, coffee table books, autographed books, picture and chapter books, and more all priced from 50 cents to a dollar.

Bike To School Day This Wednesday

Thousands of students from over 200 schools along with their parents, teachers, and community leaders will join others around the country for the event.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Analysis: Whitmer's Road Plan Would Widen Per-Vehicle Disparity

According to the analysis by Crain's Detroit Business, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's $2.5 billion road-funding proposal would increase annual road funding for Livingston County by $31 per vehicle by 2021, while Keweenaw County would see an increase in funding of $239 per vehicle.

Brighton Team Moving On To Destination Imagination Global Finals

The DI Deetectives, a team of four 1st and 5th graders from Hornung Elementary and Maltby Intermediate, placed third at the Michigan Destination Imagination State Tournament, earning a chance to compete at the 2019 Destination Imagination Global Finals in Kansas City later this month.

Suspects In Fenton Counterfeit Case Due Back In Court

20-year-old Robert Taylor and 22-year-old Eddie Simmons, both residents of Jackson, were arrested following an investigation by Fenton Police April 24th after receiving reports that two adult males were passing counterfeit $100 bills in at least four different businesses on Silver Parkway.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Trio Of Ballot Proposals Up For A Vote On Tuesday

Voters in the Howell Public Schools district will be casting ballots Tuesday on a bond proposal, while two millage requests will greet voters in the Brighton area; one for roads in the City of Brighton and another for the fire authority.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Milford DPS Open House Saturday

Guests will have an opportunity to learn more about what goes into maintaining the Village parks, infrastructure and other aspects.