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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Two Killed In I-96 Crash & Car Fire

The crash, which happened right around 7am Tuesday east of Nicholson Road, involved a 2019 Subaru Ascent registered to a 72-year-old female from East Lansing. However, the identification of the two victims has yet to be confirmed.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Green Oak Officials Discuss How To Fund Multiple Projects

Among the projects are Silver Lake Road work, additional parking spaces and a new metal roof for township hall, the M-36 and Lemen Road Trail, the township's share to construct a roundabout at Winans Lake and Rickett Road, a new ladder truck for its fire department and a new fire station.

Renewable Energy Impact Focus Of Brown Bag Luncheon

The Brown Bag Lunch Series is a quarterly event held by the County Planning Department in which planning professionals, local government officials and community leaders come together in an informal setting to share ideas and network.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Local Middle School Student Wins Scholarship

The Brighton Area Schools Alumni Association announced Friday that Noah Stahl, an eighth grade student at Pathfinder Middle School in Pinckney, is the second recipient of the Career Exploration Scholarship.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

Boil Water Advisory Lifted

The Boil Water Notice was issued Tuesday for the Saxony, Wilmor & Meadows Subdivisions, located north of Lee Road between Rickett Road east to Whitmore Lake Road.

World Series Has Brighton Connection

Adam Eaton has played a key role on the Washington Nationals this season, including a home run in Wednesday’s 12-3 win. Eaton has lived in the Brighton area for about four years now.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Fenton Man Charged With Stealing Club Keno Cash

20-year-old Cade Eversole was recently charged with one count of forging/counterfeiting a lottery ticket and one count of of unauthorized computer use after authorities say he accessed a lottery machine behind the counter at The Tyrone Party Store on Center Road.

Services Set For Ken Hinton

A funeral service will be held for the Livingston County Administrator this Friday, October 25th at the Kalkaska Church of Christ.

Slotkin Bill Would Assist Saving For Disabled Care

8th District Democrat Elissa Slotkin and Pennsylvania Republican Congressman Mike Kelly on Tuesday introduced the STABLE (Saving To Achieve a Better Life Experience) Act, which would allow up to $7,500 in matching contributions to tax-exempt savings accounts.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019

Big Red Barrel Coming To Genoa Twp. Hall

The Big Red Barrel will be at Genoa Township Hall on Dorr Road on Saturday, October 26th, from 10am to 2pm to collect unused medications so they can be safely disposed.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

Legend Of Sleepy Howell This Saturday

The 17th Annual Legend of Sleepy Howell will offer the full Halloween experience Saturday from candy and activities to the Headless Horseman 5K and Monster Mile.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Howell To Begin Hydrant Flushing Tonight

The City of Howell Department of Public Works will start flushing fire hydrants throughout the city starting tonight between 7 and 9pm and then continuing for the next three weeks.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Argentine Township Police Get New K9 Partner

Trinity, a male 1½-year-old Czech shepherd, will start training Monday at the Combined Regional Emergency Services Training center at Oakland University, with her handler, Officer Tony Matthews.

Old US-23 Property Could Be Rezoned For Compatibility Purposes

Hartland Twp. officials are looking to rezone property located at 948 Old US-23 from Planned Development to Light Industrial with the belief that the suggested change will make the parcel's designation more consistent with the municipality’s development plan.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Two Hospitalized After Head-On Crash Friday

The Sheriff's Office says an 18-year-old Fowlerville resident was operating a 2013 Subaru Legacy in the left hand turn lane of westbound Highland Road when he struck a 2013 Ford Explorer head on.

New Trade Deal Has A Lot On The Line For Michigan

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement would replace the 1994 agreement known as NAFTA, or the North American Free Trade Agreement. Exports within North America account for some 180,000 Michigan jobs, and Michigan is second in the U.S. for trade with its neighbors.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Presentation To Educate On Hospice Pilot Program

The presentation, "Fact or Fiction: The Truth about Comfort Care", aims to remove fear from the subject of hospice, dying, and death, which event organizers say are topics that are often considered "taboo" in society.

White Lake Officials, EGLE Address Lead In Water

Officials will retest 3 sites that showed excessive levels of lead in the water, and 40 others every six months to determine if an increased dose of a corrosive control phosphate is needed to bring levels down to acceptable state standards.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Lawsuit Over Billboard Ordinance Settled Out Of Court

Crossroads Outdoor LLC, an all-digital billboard company, filed the suit in October of 2018 in U.S. District Court in Detroit, alleging Howell Township's moratorium on new sign applications violated their First Amendment rights.

State Supreme Court Rejects Appeal In Local Rape Case

In an order dated September 30th, the state's highest court declined to hear the case. Livingston County Prosecutor Bill Vailliencourt says his office will be reviewing some of the legal and factual issues that remain as well as consulting with the victim.

TV Ad Battle Breaks Out In 8th District

The Republican National Committee has began airing commercials targeting Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin’s decision earlier this month to support an impeachment inquiry into President’s Trump’s actions.

Alverson Theater Manager Here To Stay

Following community opposition, Kim Sergent, the director for Fowlerville’s Alverson Center for Performing Arts, will remain in her position, despite being told in August that she would be laid off.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Lead Advisory Issued For White Lake Township

According to an advisory on the White Lake Township website, three samples out of 20 collected in its southernmost district had lead results of 21 parts per billion (ppb), which exceeds the Action Level of 15 ppb.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Patrols Enforce State School Bus Law

The Brighton City Police Dept. is conducting patrols this fall to catch drivers who are speeding past school buses with their red flashers on and blinking alternately.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Despite Injury, Brighton Runner Still Plans To Cross Finish Line

Michael Frank is preparing for his 8th straight run in the Marine Corps Marathon, set for October 27th in Washington D.C. However, the Navy veteran says while on a lunchtime training run, he tripped, fell, and rolled, fracturing his left shoulder socket in the process.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Green Oak Twp. Regulating Delivery Of "Unsolicited Materials"

Officials say the goal is to reduce visual blight caused by haphazard delivery of unsolicited materials, to maintain the aesthetics of the community, to reduce litter, and to stop the migration of those kinds of materials on public or private property.

Bomb Threat Closes Chelsea High School

A written note found in the restroom, Tuesday night, was later deemed not a credible threat after police declared the building secure. Due to the timing, however, the district still cancelled classes Wednesday.

Fowlerville Homecoming Parade Friday

Anyone traveling through the Fowlerville area on Friday afternoon should be prepared to encounter homecoming parade traffic and some parking restrictions.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Deer In Fenton Twp. Tests Positive For EEE

The Genesee County Health Department issued a press release today stating that a deer was discovered in Fenton Township that was reported as testing positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or EEE, on September 9th.

Candidates Announce 2020 Challenges To Slotkin

On Tuesday, Nikki Snyder, a member of the state Board of Education, and Mike Detmer, a Real Estate agent from Howell, announced plans to run for the Republican nomination to face off against 8th District Democrat Elissa Slotkin in 2020.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Brighton Man Waives Exam To Sex Assault Charges

40-year-old Johnathan Dunn waived his preliminary exam Monday to two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and four counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct involving two victims under the age of 13.

Dementia Awareness & Education Event Set Saturday

Dementia Awareness: What is Dementia? will feature Amanda Bulgarelli from Positive Approach to Care who will discuss the different types and progression of most dementias, as well as the common changes that occur with it.