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Friday, November 30, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

LACASA Granted Autism Alliance Seal Of Approval

To qualify, organizations undergo facility inspections to prepare their environments for individuals with autism. In addition, all employees and staff are required to complete specialized training workshops.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Boy Works To Raise Funds For Life-Saving Device

9-year-old Lucas Vetter of Rose Township says that on a recent tour of the department’s newly expanded main station, he got to see a hands-free CPR machine in action. That gave him an idea to raise the funds needed to purchase a second unit.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Busy Thanksgiving Travel Period Expected

Those traveling this Thanksgiving holiday weekend can expect crowded airports and a lot of company on the roadways but oil prices hit a new low last week, further fueling a plunge at the pump.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Local Man Admits to Child Pornography Charges

James Witgen of Fowlerville pleaded guilty as charged Monday to three counts each of child sexually abusive activity and possession of child sexually abusive material, and six counts of using a computer to commit a crime.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018

LESA To Host Annual Craft Show

The yearly craft show will help those shopping for Christmas gifts check items off their list, while also engaging local students.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Chelsea Man Enters Plea In Fatal US-23 Crash

75-year-old Edwin Brown of Chelsea entered no contest pleas on Tuesday to two counts of operating while intoxicated causing death. In exchange for the plea, two counts of second degree murder will be dropped. Picture courtesy of

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Pet Cemetery's Closure Leaves Many Questions

Heavenly Acres pet cemetery in Genoa Township closed after its lease expired on September 30th. Genoa Township Supervisor Bill Rogers says there could be up to 74,000 animal remains buried on the 12-acre property.

War Dog Memorial Sets Up Fundraiser For K9 Killed In Line Of Duty

K9 Axe with the St. Clair Shores Police Department was shot and killed November 4th by a man confronted by police after he produced a rifle following a family dispute at a baby shower. The suspect was then shot and killed by officers. Axe was laid to rest on Wednesday with full honors.

Former Fenton Manager Returning To Private Sector

Michigan Department of State chief of staff Mike Senyko, who was the city manager for Fenton from 2000 to 2008, will leave at the end of the month to take a position as executive director of Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap, P.C

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Howell Looks At Deficit In Post-Election Budget Talks

City Council held a work session to reach a consensus on budget targets for the next several years, after residents recently turned down a Headlee Override request that sought to generate revenue for roads and infrastructure.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Hamburg Township Home Destroyed In Fire

A home in Hamburg Township is a complete loss and a family displaced following a large fire that started Sunday night and kept crews busy on scene for about eight hours.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018

12 Days of Gleaners Starts Saturday

Gleaners estimates there are 1,000 area families who will need assistance to put a holiday meal on the table and with the organization’s buying power, a full meal is possible with just a $20 donation.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Ceremony Unveils Statue To Honor Duane Zemper

The man, known affectionately to so many simply as Zemp, would have been 99 years old on Sunday as the lifelike statue of him standing and leaning on a stack of books was unveiled in front of the Howell Carnegie District Library.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

Brighton Council Approves Downtown Parking Study

To handle the pressure on the inadequate number of parking spaces, the city is also considered metered parking and the possibility of a parking structure, although estimates put the latter’s cost at as much as $9 million or even more.

Biden Rallies For Slotkin, Whitmer In Lansing

While touting gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer and incumbent Sen. Debbie Stabenow, the former Vice President focused his remarks on 8th District Democratic candidate Elissa Slotkin in her race to unseat Republican Congressman Mike Bishop.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Totaro Seeks To Expand Curriculum, Protect Shared Services

Kara Totaro says she is running for the Brighton school board because she wants “to ensure that every kid is prepared for their future life, whether college or a trade.” She also wants to be a part of the process that will lead to an expansion of the curriculum and to new courses of study.