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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Work Underway On Downtown Linden Development Project

Earlier this month, workers began the foundation work on a new development in Linden that will house two as-yet identified tenants on the first floor, and Dr. Wax Orthodontics and another tenant on the second floor. Dr. Nicole Wax owns the parcel.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Michigan Election Maps Ordered Redrawn, Including 8th District

Despite the fact that Democrat Elissa Slotkin was able to flip the district in 2018, a federal court court ruled it was redrawn in 2011 to favor Republicans, including a conservative-leaning part of Oakland County. Slotkin lives in Holly, which is in that portion of Oakland County.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Brennan Exam Concludes; Ruling In June

Thursday marked the final day of the 53rd District Court judge's preliminary exam related to charges of perjury, misconduct in office, and destroying evidence.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Howell's Senior Survivor Sets Record-Breaking Goal

The senior class has set this year’s fundraising goal at $100,000 with all of the funds donated to North Star Reach a medically-supported camp near Pinckney that serves kids with chronic and life-threatening health challenges.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Construction Will Close Owosso Road

The work is being done to replace two drain crossings under Owosso Road that will require excavation of the trenches to replace the culverts and then backfill the area.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019

Local Dad Creates App To Help Parents Keep Track Of Kids

Chris Pagett of Oceola Township is one of the creators of the SafeSub app where parents within a neighborhood can set up a notification group that they can use to keep track both of where their kids are and which kids come over to their house.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

New Putnam Twp. Fire Chief Appointed

Curt Ruf, who is currently a captain with the Brighton Area Fire Authority and has worked for them for 19 years, will succeed Chief Greg Amburgey, who is resigning.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Wild Lynx Set Free In Upper Peninsula

The lynx was trapped last month by a Sanilac County farmer and was then taken to the Howell Nature Center's Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic to evaluate its health.

Monday, April 15, 2019

On This Tax Day, Filers Advised To Plan Now For Next Year

While many people have come to rely on tax refunds to pay for things like vacations or big box purchases, Michael Foguth of Foguth Financial Group in Brighton, says the reality is that those large refunds represent money you’ve loaned the federal government at zero percent interest.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Cohoctah Road Bridge Closed

The Cohoctah Road bridge located just west of Wiggins Road will be closed to vehicular traffic until further notice.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Commission Recommends Brennan's Permanent Removal From Bench

In an opinion released today, the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission said that based on the “preponderance of the evidence” it is recommending that the Michigan Supreme Court remove Judge Theresa Brennan from the, “office of judge of the 53rd District Court on the basis of her judicial misconduct.”

Federal Lawsuit Against Brennan Dismissed

Former 53rd District Court Administrator Francine Zysk had filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in Detroit last year against 53rd District Court Judge Theresa Brennan.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Green Oak Standoff Ends In Suicide

A 42-year-old woman refused to answer requests from police on Sunday to exit the Island Lake Drive home and after a brief period of time police heard a sound similar to a gunshot from inside the home.

Eager Road To Close South Of M-59

The work will add a dedicated left turn lane, and lanes for right turns and through-traffic. It’s being done in anticipation of plans later this year by the Michigan Department of Transportation to add a full-use signal to the intersection.

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Inaugural Event To Honor Women In Scouting

The reception is hosted by the Southern Shores Field Service Council, Boy Scouts of America, which serves more than 10,000 youth and more than 4,000 adult volunteers throughout communities including Livingston County.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

"RORA Awards" To Benefit Blue Star Service Dogs

In addition to supporting the organization's mission, Rescuing One to Rescue Another (RORA), the event will recognize individuals or organizations that help veterans with invisible wounds and shelter dogs.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Highland Twp. Couple Pleads To Drug Charges

Angela and Russell Cockerham were charged after the Oakland County Narcotic Enforcement Team executed a search warrant at the Carter Country Homes in Holly, following an investigation into drug dealing taking place on the premises.

Hay Fire Forces Closure Of US-23

It happened around 2pm Wednesday on northbound US-23 in the area of Silver Lake Road when a pick-up truck hauling a trailer full of hay bales caught on fire.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

AARP Michigan Launches "Stop Rx Greed" Campaign

In a national AARP poll, 80 percent of voters ages 50 and older said they take at least one prescription medication. And in cases where those polled chose to not fill a needed prescription, cost was the most common reason.

Monday, April 1, 2019