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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Pinckney Millage Rates To Maintain Status Quo

Village officials have set the property tax millage rates for the 2019 summer property tax levy to not exceed a total of 12.3175 mills, which includes both the general operating and general highway millage.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Hearsefest Organizers At Odds Over Annual Event

The event has traditionally been held in Hell but a group has organized an event under the same name at the Fowlerville Fairgrounds, much to the dismay of the man who claims to be the original founder.

Party Set To Make Downtown Howell Pink Again

All of the money being raised will stay in Livingston County for breast cancer services and research at the St. Joseph Mercy Brighton Cancer Center, which is an official partner of the event.

Fenton Roundabout Bids Come In High

Bids for construction and a new roundabout at North and Torrey Roads have come in higher than projected, leading officials to explore options at saving costs.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Pinckney Updating Village Master Plan

The amended document will incorporate the Village’s Capital Improvement Plan, the evaluation and findings from the municipality's Redevelopment Ready certification, and specific “area plans” for underutilized properties.

Slotkin To Add PFAS Provisions In Defense Bill

Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin advocated for and secured measures in the National Defense Authorization Act to stem the flow of the chemical contamination and to hold the Department of Defense accountable for future cleanup.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Pinckney Utilizing State Vaping Law

Officials feel it would be redundant to establish a local ordinance now that state legislation has been signed into law that bans the sale of related products to minors.

Gistinger Credited With Positive BAS Financial Picture

Assistant Superintendent for Business and Finance Maria Gistinger told the board that fund equity for the 2018-19 fiscal year ending June 30 will be a healthy $6.1 million. Superintendent Greg Gray gives her much of the credit.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Local First Responders Recognized As "Stars Of Life"

Paramedic Tom Fineis and administrative specialist Kathy Rosenbergh, both of whom are employed by Livingston County EMS, were honored by the Michigan Association of Ambulance Services for going above and beyond the call of duty.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Police Identify Mother, Confirm Murder Suicide

Police say 38-year-old Melissa Partee took her daughter’s life before taking her own with a single gunshot to the head with a .38 revolver. Preliminary autopsy reports suggest the 5-year-old died of strangulation.

Study of Novi-Lyon Drain Moving Forward

Lyon Township officials approved a proposal from Spicer Group to perform an evaluation of the floodplain, having received flooding complaints from residents for several years.

Humane Society Merger Complete

The Humane Society of Livingston County has officially merged with the Michigan Humane Society following the completion of a process begun several months ago.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Ceremony Set To Rename Howell Post Office For Don Burgett

On Friday, June 14th at 11am, the Howell Post Office will officially be renamed in honor of Sergeant Donald R. Burgett – a longtime Howell resident and veteran who served in the 101st Airborne Division’s 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

Brighton Decides Against Having Its Own JROTC Program

Brighton had seriously explored the possibility of adding a JROTC program to the curriculum, but a survey of students and parents revealed that interest was not high enough, with a minimum enrollment requirement of 100 students.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Saturday, June 1, 2019