The pandemic has taken a toll on the non-profit, formerly the local Big Brothers, Big Sisters chapter, which had provided children throughout Livingston County with volunteer mentors who serve as friends and role models.
63-year-old Daniel Thompson, formerly of Gregory but now living in Harrison, pleaded guilty to making a threatening call to Rep. Elissa Slotkin in April of 2020, and leaving a threatening message for U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow on Jan. 5, 2021.
Genoa Township Clerk Polly Skolarus entered a not guilty plea in front of Magistrate Jerry Sherwood this morning to a single, misdemeanor charge of Election Law - Failure to Perform Duty for using unapproved storage bags for absentee ballots.
Phil Johnson, director of the Brighton High School Choirs, and Brendan Closz, the choir director and vocal music teacher at Howell High School, are members of the group TBD a Cappella, which won the Best Semi-Professional/Post-Collegiate Album at the 2021 CARA Awards.
Superintendent Wayne Roedel said the district’s plan in the fall is to have face-to-face instruction five days a week. He said there will be an online option but it will not be set up with classroom teachers also maintaining a Google classroom.
Elizabeth Hauptman of Brighton is a coordinator for the Michigan chapter of Moms Clean Air Force and noted that methane is a powerful greenhouse gas that contributes to the climate crisis and pollutes the air.
In a resolution authored by Board Chairman Wes Nakagiri, county commissioners will send Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests seeking "those records establishing what the governor considers to be “the best available scientific evidence and public health guidance published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other public health authorities.”
Republican State Representative Ann Bollin of Brighton Township says the measure would ensure state health department rules don’t prevent Michigan school districts from hosting commencement ceremonies. A similar bill passed today in the State Senate.
Spring is a great time for cleaning up and starting the season fresh and Livingston County residents and others across Michigan are being reminded to not throw out unwanted items or trash on state-managed land.
The Genoa Township Board of Trustees voted to deny site plan, special land use, and an environmental impact study to Missouri-based Catholic Healthcare International, which was looking to build a pilgrimage site dedicated to St. Padre Pio.
Attorneys for Barry Cadden and Glenn Chin filed motions in January to reverse earlier rulings against their clients that they should stand trial on 11 counts of second-degree murder. Cadden was a part-owner and Chin was a supervising pharmacist at the New England Compounding Center linked to the 2012 outbreak which killed more than 100 people nationwide.
Voters in the Fowlerville Community Schools district will be casting ballots today on a $37.8 million bond proposal that school officials say would fund a new building and improvements district-wide, while not increasing property taxes.
A new water treatment plant, fire authority headquarters, and multi-use trail were among the local projects that 8th District Democrat Elissa Slotkin is recommending to the House Appropriations Committee.
Following a presentation on the economic benefits of the Huron-Clinton Metroparks, Livingston County Board of Commissioners Chair Wes Nakagiri expressed concern at the money being spent on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programming.
The grievance was filed by the Brighton Education Association, which represents the district’s approximately 325 teachers. BEA President Barry Goode maintains that the “Return to School” plan, as it was called, is unsafe because proper social distancing cannot be maintained due to the physical dimensions of classrooms, school hallways, and school buses.
In 53rd District Court last week, a nurse in the exam for 31-year-old Joseph Henry Santana testified to injuries on the victim’s body and residue from duct tape. She also said the woman told her she repeatedly pleaded with Santana to stop.
Rosie Ellis of Columbus, Ohio took to social media to tell her story, saying a threat by the manager at the Courtyard by Marriott in Brighton to call the police was motivated by the fact that she’s African American.