Monday, December 9, 2019
Donations today will be matched up to the total funds available and will stay in Livingston County to help in multiple ways including crucial programs like nutritious food in local pantries, utility and shelter assistance and an eviction diversion program.
71-year-old Hal Jeffrey Wiessbock was arrested October 22nd at his home after the Michigan Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a tip about his cyber activity earlier this year.
The generosity of the community on the global day of giving will help make an all-abilities and accessible play area at Kensington Metropark Maple Beach a reality.
Tetra Tech and G2 will conduct studies on the land the officials hope to develop into a new facility with multiple basketball courts, meeting spaces, and an indoor walking track.
The winners of The Lovely Monkey Tattoo shop's contest will receive tattoos of 3D areolas and nipples on their post-mastectomy, reconstructed breasts.
Lt. Tom Kiurski was recognized at the Michigan Fire Service Instructors Association's annual meeting in Traverse City Friday.
A holiday-themed movie to be aired on the Lifetime channel will be shown locally this Thursday at the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts.
An annual effort is underway to collect donations for local veterans in need and their families.
Sunday, December 8, 2019
LACASA Collection in Howell has opened a new online store.
Bobby Eckels has been a reserve officer on the Brighton force for a year-and-a-half.
The interior of the building is being renovated to incorporate golf simulators and office space, while the inside bar and outdoor entertainment area will remain.
Gleaners Community Food Bank and Pinckney Community Schools will hold their next School Mobile Food distribution event this coming Wednesday, December 11th, from 5 to 6pm.
Saturday, December 7, 2019
A man who apparently has a history of impersonating police has been charged after posing as a fake cop who pulled over a woman and swore at her on I-96 in Livingston County.
The owners of the station at the corner of Barnard Street and Grand River are working to reopen in January.
The South Lyon Police Department found three guinea pigs running loose in McHattie Park Friday evening. Anyone with information about who the guinea pigs belong to is asked to call (248)437-1773.
Township Supervisor Mark St. Charles says if the increases were approved, he doesn’t see how it could affect homeowners with the exception of maybe some minor work with sewer issues.
Deborah Delisle of the Alliance for Excellent Education says that raising the state graduation rate to 90% would provides hundreds of million of dollars worth of benefit to communities.
Friday, December 6, 2019
Nick Peruski, a business and technology teacher in the Huron Valley School District, was surprised at a school assembly where he was presented with a Milken Educator Award and given a $25,000 cash prize.
The new self-service stations will eventually be able to process driver's license and state IDs, along with existing service for vehicle license plate tabs.
Council approved an amendment to the Downtown Business District ordinance that will allow taller building heights in the city’s downtown.
Both the House and Senate took initial action on supplemental budget bills this week that would restore funding vetoed by Governor Whitmer last September.
To mark the tragedy of the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre and honor the more than 700,000 Americans killed or injured by guns since then, several community groups are coming together this Sunday, December 8th at 5pm at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in downtown Brighton for a candlelight vigil.
The effort begins each spring, with local social service agencies enrolling children. Locally, that’s handled by Livingston County Catholic Charities.
Crews from multiple fire departments battled a blaze at a home in a subdivision in Gregory Thursday.
Residents of the city of Brighton have one last chance today to get their curbside leaves picked up by the city DPW.
Local emergency departments are reminding the community about a method used to mark abandoned vehicles during the winter season.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
The program, in its 10th year, engages students through program-based learning prioritizing college, career, and civic life readiness.
The recently released study found that when taking into account inflation between 2002 and 2017, property taxes lost 15 percent of their value, and revenue sharing from the state fell by more than 37 percent.
Howell Parks and Recreation has teamed up with Denise Brennan-Nelson to create a larger-than-life drive-through experience at Scofield Park adapted from her new book Santa's Secret.
16-year-old Trevon Tyler, who was #54 on South Lyon East High School's football team, passed away the day after Thanksgiving from complications of surgery.
Mallorie DeVilbiss, who has served as the head of digital services at Troy Public Library for the past five years, has been selected as director of Cromaine Library.
63 participants from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office raised a total of $3,150 for the Warren R. and Lauraine A. Hoensheid Cancer Center at St. Joseph Mercy Brighton, which was matched dollar for dollar by Williams Distributing.
"Regular people" are being sought to join the commission given the authority to adopt potentially new district boundaries for the Michigan House, Michigan Senate, and U.S. Congress.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Former Livingston County Judge Theresa Brennan has entered a plea of guilty to perjury. In exchange, the Michigan Attorney General’s Office has agreed to drop tampering with evidence and misconduct in office charges.
The candidate selected to become the next Howell city manager has declined the offer, meaning another search process will be getting underway after the holidays.
The open house will take place from 11am to 2pm and will serve not only as a celebration of the season, but also as a chance for community members to check out the newly renovated library.
Ciara Franklin is charged along with Aatiyanna Clemons for allegedly trying to steal from the Genoa Township Walmart where Michigan State Police were holding a donation drive.
The community is stepping up to assist a Fowlerville family of six displaced by a house fire Tuesday and lost everything.
State Senator Lana Theis on Monday announced a contest to recognize the service of the 22nd Senate District’s public safety officers.
The high school wrestlers and other volunteers took some time out of their busy Thanksgiving holiday weekend to help a person in need.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Fowlerville firefighters were called out to a structure fire at about 5:10am in the 500 block of Fowlerville Road between Sargent and Mason roads.
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office says that 49-year-old Joseph Mark Frappier of Hartland Township was arrested and charged with ten counts of various degrees of Criminal Sexual Conduct involving two minors who he coached.
The former Burroughs Roadhouse restaurant is being renovated to create an indoor area for golf simulators and corporate office space to be called “The Bunker”.
Dr. George Heitsch completed 43 years in education after retiring in June from Farmington Public Schools where he had served as superintendent for five years.
The Road Commission says crews will remove and replace a cross culvert, which will require the road to be completely closed.
The sessions will include discussions on anticipating demands for land use, fostering a competitive business climate, advancing innovation and technology, investing in critical infrastructure, and preparing and connecting talent with jobs.
Monday, December 2, 2019
Padnos Iron and Metal has requested a delay in considering its proposal to add a scrap shredder to process materials on its property at 645 Lucy Road in Howell.
Huron-Clinton Metroparks are hoping for a fundraising boost on Giving Tuesday, when all donations will be matched by Genisys Credit Union for the all-inclusive play area with options for all abilities.
Tips and resources for issues surrounding aging drivers will be on the forefront of the Secretary of State's office this week.
James Clark, a 7th grader who won the National Geographic GeoBee at Ore Creek Middle School in Hartland, now has a chance to participate in the GeoBee national championship in the Spring of 2020.
County Commissioners approved a resolution to apply for and administer a grant for the Livingston County Senior Nutrition Meals on Wheels program but not without debate.
The City wants its ordinance to mirror state law and include the term "dating relationships" when speaking to a situation in which domestic violence or domestic assault occurs against an individual.
The program will share tools to recognize potential teen drug use, what next steps to take if there is concern, and skills to engage youth in conversation on the issue.
Supporters of the lawsuit claim that the approval of work requirements is illegal, while supporters of work requirements claim they help enrollees achieve self-sufficiency.
Sunday, December 1, 2019
The Michigan Law Enforcement Polar Plunge raises money for the Special Olympics of Michigan, which provides free sports programs for athletes with intellectual disabilities.
The Rev. Deon Johnson has been the rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Brighton since 2006.
The Livingston County Senior Nutrition Program is looking for volunteer drivers as well as office workers.