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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Sheriff's Office Warns Of Utility Phone Scam Circulating

A local business reported that they received a robo call from a source that identified themselves as DTE Energy with a message that a crew was on their way to shut off power due to an outstanding balance, and provided a call back number for payment.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Michigan Seamless Tube Fined After Employee Death

The $32,500 fine was issued by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which completed an investigation following the death of 54-year-old Daniel Hill who fell into a vat of sulfuric acid.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

LESA School Supply Drive Continues This Week

All donated supplies will be distributed thru LESA to all Livingston-area schools. In addition, participants will be entered into a drawing to be held on Sunday for a $250 Art Van Gift Card.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Sunday, August 11, 2019

County Commissioner To Visit White House In October

Commissioner Wes Nakagiri says he’ll be attending meetings designed for county commissioners and municipal officials, which includes briefings on shared federal-state-local priorities pertinent to Michigan and Livingston County.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019

Charter District Approves Plans For New Middle School Building

The Charyl Stockwell Academy’s Board of Directors, Thursday afternoon, approved the opening of a new middle school on Karl Greimel Drive, across the street from the Preparatory Academy building where middle school and high school students currently both attend.

Bollin Plans Road Funding Town Hall Meeting

In June, State Rep. Ann Bollin (R) - Brighton Twp,. proposed an amendment to the House’s transportation budget plan to explore the feasibility of implementing tolls on Michigan roads.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

MDOT Holds Public Meeting For I-96 Flex Route

With similarities to the Flex Route on US-23, the I-96 project will add a temporary 4th lane during busy times, and ramp meters to ease vehicles merging onto the 12-mile stretch between Kent Lake Road and Novi.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Bigfoot Cut-Out Stolen From Howell Store

The owners of Handmade in Howell are asking the public to keep an eye out for the distinctive figure and urge anyone with information as to its whereabouts to contact the Howell Police Department.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Even If Permitted, No Marijuana Businesses Coming To Howell Soon

Even if the prohibition on marijuana businesses in Howell were lifted, such facilities wouldn't appear for two and a half years because the first round of licenses are only going to those that have previously gone through the full vetting process for the medical license.

Sunday, August 4, 2019

SEMCOG Releases Future Skills Report

The Southeast Michigan Council of Government's latest report makes recommendations and suggests actions for developing a talented workforce that will support the region.

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Friday, August 2, 2019

Fowlerville Man Admits To Sexual Assault

Michael Phinn, who worked as a medical resident in the MSU Neurology Clinic, pleaded guilty this week to charges connected to allegations that he sexually assaulted two women and forced them to watch lewd videos he made of himself.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Case Dismissed Against Area Man Charged With Sexual Assault

Livingston County Prosecutor Bill Vailliencourt says his office will be reviewing the court’s decision and consulting with the victim to determine whether they should appeal or if there is additional evidence that would merit re-filing the charges.