The City is facing a federal disability rights lawsuit filed by the Amber Reineck House alleging it engaged in a concerted, ongoing effort to prevent the non-profit from opening a sober living home for women.
During Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's State of the State address Wednesday, the Democrat rolled out a $3.5-billion borrowing plan to fix Michigan's crumbling road system. But it drew criticism from Republicans for ignoring local roads and for increasing the state’s debt.
The state Attorney General's office is working this Tax-related Identity Theft week to ensure that residents have the knowledge needed to keep their private and personal information safe from those who would file phony returns in their name.
39-year-old Daren William Muns had been sought by South Lyon Police on a three-count warrant for a 2015 sexual assault when he was spotted January 21st by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Team.
A large group of local residents and guns right activists attended a meeting of Livingston County's Board of Commissioners to urge officials "to not enforce against any citizen an unconstitutional firearms law".
Republican State Representative Mike Mueller of Linden says when Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer makes her State of the State address Wednesday night, he will be listening for her plans on how taxpayer dollars will be used to fix Michigan roads, especially local roads.
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy says Diamond Chrome Plating started to use a new degreasing fluid on December 23rd as an acceptable alternative to trichloroethylene, also known as TCE.
17-year-old Larry Prout Jr. of Howell, who required extensive surgeries from birth for various medical issues including spina bifida, arrived with his parents Friday at Brighton Ford, where they were greeted by a crowd of supporters. There the Prouts were presented with a transit passenger van.
Theresa Brennan was booked this morning into the Livingston County Jail after she was sentenced last week to serve six months in jail following her earlier guilty plea to a charge of perjury. She has since been transferred.
71-year-old Hal Jeffrey Wiessbock pleaded guilty last month in Oakland County Circuit Court to three counts of possession of child sexually abusive material and three counts of using a computer to commit a crime.
The Community Foundation for Livingston County has announced the Imagine Boldly competition in which teams of student from Pinckney High School and Pinckney New Tech High will compete on stage, presenting their ideas to improve the community or resolve a current problem.
State Representative Ann Bollin has co-sponsored a plan to support women who change their mind after taking the abortion pill. Opponents argue it is a demonstrated danger to patients to even suggest it as a “reversal” option.
42-year-old Michael Joseph Snyder of Northfield Township was charged last month with false impersonation of a police officer or employee of the United States. He was charged following an October 27th incident on I-96 in Livingston County.
MDOT has planned a pathway connector from Hartland Woods to Oakbrooke Apartments and township officials want to complement those efforts by providing residents with a complete pathway on the south side of M-59 from Cullen Road to Old US-23.
A traffic shift will be in effect so that a live water tap can be installed on the water main which serves that area of town. Officials say the contractor hopes to get the work done in one day, but the project may extend into Tuesday.
17-year-old Jamone Carter of Kentwood and 17-year-old Kquazay Vinson of Grand Rapids face counts of resisting and obstructing police and breaking and entering. A 16-year-old from Grand Rapids will face charges in juvenile court.
Livingston County Catholic Charities has joined with Genoa Township and Marion Township to oppose variance requests pending before the City of Howell Zoning Board of Appeals concerning a proposed industrial shredder.
According to the United Way report for Livingston County, there are currently 27,500 residents who qualify for dental care at VINA and two specific areas the organization is hoping to expand into are the veteran’s community and senior citizens.
The Brighton High School FIRST Robotics team, which won the world championship last year in Detroit, held the season kickoff event recently and invited robotics teams from all the high schools in Livingston County to the event, held at the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts.
One of the 17 companies listed as defendants in the lawsuit is Asahi Kasei Plastics North America Inc., which is located in Fowlerville. The lawsuit alleges that the companies purposefully concealed the dangers of PFAS.
While appreciative of EGLE's efforts in creating maximum contaminant levels in drinking water, residents at a public hearing wanted numbers even more strict, with added protections for the most vulnerable.
Cleary University President Dr. Jayson Boyers will resign, effective May 8th, 2020, in order to assume the position of president of Rosemont College, a private, Catholic liberal arts college in Rosemont, Pennsylvania.
Residents can participate by donating items to the soup meal food drive, submitting to the art/writing/multimedia contest, walking in the March on Main Street, or assisting at the soup meal assembly event to benefit Community Sharing’s food pantry.
The National Weather Service says that widespread rainfall caused significant runoff into area rivers, although some of the precipitation toward the end of the storm fell in a frozen state resulting in the lowering of flood crests.
Participants of the Livingston County Polar Plunge will jump into Leith Lake, located behind Brighton High School. Local individuals and teams have already begun fundraising for the event, which will be held on Saturday, January 25th.
42-year-old Brandon Kernodle of Oak Park was ordered last week to serve between 3 and 20 years in prison on charges stemming from a raid at a Genoa Township residence where police found drugs and weapons.
Improvements to the Elections Division would include the installation of a door that will require swipe card access to employee-only areas, the installation of a window system on a new counter area, and a new partition area.
Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin also introduced an amendment to hold the Environmental Protection Agency accountable for coming up with viable alternatives to AFFF, the firefighting foam at the root of PFAS contamination in many Michigan communities.
While respondents felt road maintenance and transportation options were areas where the township's priorities could improve, the survey found that in terms of community satisfaction, the municipality meets or exceeds most benchmarks.
A Trail Summit will be held Wednesday, January 22nd at the John E. LaBelle Public Safety Complex in Howell Township. The meeting will begin with a short presentation followed by opportunities to provide input and mark-up maps.
In all, 642 grants were dispensed to outbreak victims or their survivors, for a total of more than $23 million. The outbreak, caused by tainted steroids produced by the now-closed New England Compounding Center, killed 23 people in Michigan, 11 of them in Livingston County.
The Michigan Court of Appeals heard oral arguments Wednesday on the latest appeal by the Hartland Consolidated School District to a lawsuit filed by Tracey Sahouri in 2012, alleging it violated the Whistleblower Protection Act when it removed her as principal from Creekside Elementary School.
Republican Congressional Candidate Paul Junge, a former Lansing-area TV news anchor, most recently worked in the Trump Administration at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. He says he is grateful for the financial support to launch his campaign to oust 8th District Democrat Elissa Slotkin.
The Howell Area Fire Authority was called out just after 11:30pm to a home in the 3000 block of Sesame Drive. When they arrived on scene, Fire Chief Andy Pless says that flames were visible from the roof.
The Livingston County Health Department applied for and received a $7,500 grant with plans to work with preparedness partners in developing training and utilizing the MRC to assist in the whole community.
The Howell Carnegie District Library will host World Cultures Day on Monday, January 20th from 1 to 3pm. It will encourage participants to be a World Culture Detective and find out what makes the different cultures represented in Howell both unique and complementary.
62 hours of additional patrols by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office in the municipality resulted in 57 traffic stops, two drunken driving arrests, eight misdemeanor arrests, and 14 citations being issued for violations such as speeding.
On Sunday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi informed House members that 8th District Democrat Elissa Slotkin would lead the introduction of a war powers resolution calling for an end to military action against Iran without congressional approval.
The town hall is sponsored by The Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault, or CPAN, a coalition of 15 major medical groups and 11 consumer groups that had fought to preserve Michigan’s one-of-a-kind no-fault auto insurance system.
The annual Livingston County Polar Plunge will be held Saturday, January 25th, at Brighton High School. Participants will jump into Leith Lake, located behind the high school, to raise money for the Special Olympics of Michigan.
Dana DeBenham is leaving a legacy of 25 years at the Nature Center by developing a Wildlife Park with over 70 Animal Ambassadors, a Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic and Pre-Release Zone serving over 4000 animals annually.
8th District Democrat Elissa Slotkin, who served multiple tours in Iraq as a member of the CIA, has called on the Trump administration to confer with Congress about its rationale for an airstrike killing a top Iranian general.
Following an audit report asserting that some clerks did not have proper accreditation, Livingston County Clerk Betsy Hundley assures the community that all local clerks are accredited and trained heading into the 2020 election cycle.
The Huron Valley Community Coalition has been working to bring on more partners in its work, as research shows a significant reduction in youth substance use where there is a strong community-based coalition in place.
The Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards celebrates those that have demonstrated unique vision, support and achievement in support of Hartland Living, the area economy, business community, and quality of life.