Thursday, August 11, 2022
The more gas prices seem to fall in some areas, the more they seem to stay the same or higher in Livingston County.
Livingston County Catholic Charities and Matem LLC have again filed a lawsuit against Padnos Iron & Metal in Howell that seeks to stop the ongoing construction of the shredder.
Colonial Kensington offers attendees a chance to visit with historically-dressed reenactors portraying civilian and military life of the Colonial era at the Metropark.
The Explorer Program is designed for young adults 14-20 years old with an interest in law enforcement.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
The state says repeated requests by EGLE investigators for critical information have not been adequately addressed by Tribar Manufacturing.
The Michigan Department of Transportation is continuing bridge epoxy seal coating along the US-23 corridor, which will continue through the week.
As a result of action Monday night at the Brighton Board of Education meeting, BESPA, the schools' support staff union, has a new, 3-year contract with the district.
Volunteers have been busy filling all of the backpacks with supplies this week so that each goes to a child to get them started for the school year.
Many accomplished women will be inducted into the Brighton Area Women's History Roll of Honor.
Work began on Monday on Whitmore Lake Road just north of North Territorial Road in Northfield Township.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Testing and analysis of samples continue while a "do-not-contact" recommendation with the Huron River & other bodies of water remain in effect.
The Melon Festival Parade is returning to the City of Howell but with a new route - which is really the old, more traditional route.
The Family Emergency Readiness Expo is coming to the City of Howell this weekend.
Monday, August 8, 2022
54-year-old John Germain of Hartland Township was arrested at his home in connection with the May 1997 slaying of 79-year-old Virginia Cecelia Farrell of St. Clair County.
Police say the passenger ignored commands from a sheriff’s deputy, who tased him. It was determined the driver was impaired and he was arrested without incident.
For the first phase, underground utility work will be done during daytime hours and require various intermittent traffic shifts that will reduce portions of Grand River to one‐lane only.
Vet Fest brings veterans together to enjoy camaraderie and connect them to the military benefits they earned through their service.
The Washtenaw County Road Commission’s contractor began placing concrete curb last week.
The Hartland Senior Activity Center will be holding a Trash to Treasures Sale Thursday and Friday.
Saturday, August 6, 2022
A roundabout will be constructed at Winans Lake Road and Rickett Road in Green Oak Township, near the Legacy Center Sports Complex, with work scheduled to start Monday.
42-year-old Jermain Martinez is alleged to have had sexual contact with a 17-year-old female juvenile.
Friday, August 5, 2022
Two crews from EGLE sampled waters upstream, downstream and within the pond this morning to gather more information about the potential location of hexavalent chromium, which was released from Tribar Manufacturing in Wixom last weekend.
When a batch of absentee ballots was run through the scanner on Election Day, instead of selecting “absentee voting”, “election day” voting was selected. Thus, a re-tabulation - not a recount - is needed.
Eastpointe Police say 18-year-old Devonta Moore escaped while awaiting transfer to a police van.
In order to avoid traffic congestion at the busy Grand River/Main Street corner, the staging area is being changed to the Meijer parking lot on North Second Street.
LACSA Center's Denim & Diamonds is scheduled for Saturday, September 17th, from 5 to 10pm at the Haggerty-Bearden Ranch in Howell.
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Crews are working as more rain continues to hit the state. Officials note that restoration times can vary depending on changing weather conditions.
The state says testing continues with more than two dozen sites being sampled Thursday; 11 preliminary results detect no presence of hexavalent chromium following Huron River spill.
Longtime board member Bill Gatewood recently stepped down. Those interested in serving the remainder of his term are asked to submit applications by August 12th.
A Stuff the Bus event will be held at the Howell Walmart from 10am to 2pm Friday, followed by a Stuff the Blue Goose event Saturday from noon to 4pm at the Fowlerville Walmart.
The Detroit Historical Society is caretaker of 60 rare automobiles. Thursday's presentation takes a tour of the unique automobile collection.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
The state has widened testing efforts and set up a health hotline for the public following the chemical release into the river by Tribar Manufacturing.
In the District 2 race, former Commissioner Dave Domas prevailed over incumbent Commissioner and former Judge Carol Sue Reader.
Dr. Varsha Moudgal is the associate chief medical officer at Trinity Health St. Joseph Mercy Livingston and specializes in infectious diseases.
Local road, fire, library, school and mosquito control proposals all passed in Tuesday's Primary election.
Clerk Jaime Clay said they put a lot of different things in place and both election inspectors and voters were very happy.
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Testing and monitoring is underway after a chemical release in Huron River watershed by Tribar Manufacturing. Residents avoid contact with the Huron River between North Wixom and Kensington Roads.
The Livingston County Health Department says the risk to the general public remains low, but it encourages residents to be aware of the signs of MPV.
County Clerk Betsy Hundley says local clerks take their oath of office very seriously and pride themselves on doing the best job possible for all residents of Livingston County.
Polls are open from 7am until 8pm on this Election Day.
MDOT advises the lane closures are needed for bridge epoxy seal coating along the US-23 corridor.
Monday, August 1, 2022
A judge blocked enforcement of a 1931 Michigan ban on abortion just hours after the state Court of Appeals said county prosecutors were not covered by a May order and could enforce the prohibition following the fall of Roe v. Wade.
Local leaders from Conway, Unadilla, Handy, Iosco, Putnam, Marion, and Cohoctah Township all delivered comments to the Board of Commissioners.
MDOT’s draft 2023-2027 Five-Year Transportation Program will be open for public comment from August 1st through 31st.
Cinderella’s Closet is a homecoming boutique for high school students offering students a chance to buy formal wear for just 25 dollars.