Monday, October 31, 2022
Voters will decide the controversial ballot proposal that could allow marijuana facilities in the City on November 8th.
The community is invited to participate in a screening of the movie “The Pursuit of Happyness” as part of November’s Homeless Awareness Month.
A sanitary sewer project is starting up on North Long Lake Road between Torrey Road and Wiggins Road in Fenton Township.
Saturday, October 29, 2022
Prior to coming to the Howell Police Department, Officer Vincent John was employed by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office - where he served as a Corrections Deputy for 8 ½ years.
The Hill Road bridge was damaged in a high-load hit in May. Immediate repairs allowed traffic to resume on northbound US-23 but required a single-lane closure on Hill Road until permanent repairs could begin.
Friday, October 28, 2022
SBA Administrator Isabella Guzman joined Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin on Thursday and heard from various small business owners about the different challenges being faced today.
The Michigan Department of Transportation will be closing portions of eastbound I-96 and westbound I-696 and motorists should anticipate delays.
Congresswoman Liz Cheney announced her support for Elissa Slotkin - a two-term House member from Holly who represents Livingston County in Congress.
The Howell High School Performing Arts Department will present D.W. Gregory's acclaimed play "Radium Girls" November 4th, 5th and 6th.
Thursday, October 27, 2022
Livingston County residents choosing to vote absentee are advised to deliver absentee ballots directly to their local clerk’s office to avoid postal delays.
The City says Councilman Steve Manor’s experience, wisdom and dedication will be missed by Council, staff, and the entire community.
A Brighton attorney who admits her recall effort against two Brighton Board of Education members fell short vows to continue her fight.
Two are largely wrapped up while the Commerce Road project is continuing.
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
The shooting threat, which was discovered at South Lyon High School at approximately 2pm Tuesday, was investigated and deemed to be non-credible.
20-year-old Lucas Dreven Nash died Saturday after the motorcycle he was riding struck a deer and then was hit by a vehicle as he crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic.
A 17-year-old Fenton resident and three passengers were transported to local hospitals for serious injuries sustained in the crash.
Serra Automotive Brighton is matching up to $12,000 of the funds raised toward getting the Belcher family a much-needed accessible van. They're currently halfway to that goal.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
52-year-old Jaymee Hord was charged following a seven-month investigation by the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, which included a financial forensic audit by an outside firm.
Monday, October 24, 2022
Officials say the operational millage would raise funds to support improving services for veterans.
The Master Plan Workshop is a multi-day event this week with a variety of activities designed to bring the community together to share their vision for the future of the city.
Fenton, Howell, the MHOG Sewer & Water Authority, and Milford were among the recipients.
As part of a final On-Site Assessment, employees and members of the general public are invited to provide comments to the Assessment Team on Tuesday.
Friday, October 21, 2022
21-year-old Fadi Zeineh pleaded guilty to charges of 2nd degree murder, felony firearms, and armed robbery.
Serra Honda in Brighton is working to help the Belcher family by raising funds to purchase a new handicapped-accessible vehicle.
Residents and spectators are being encouraged to show their community spirit and make it a memorable event for the runners by being outside to cheer them on.
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Brighton High School Football Coach Brian Lemons has been named the Detroit Lions High School Coach of the Week. The Bulldogs are currently undefeated.
East Grand River will be completely closed from Michigan Avenue to Catrell Drive to allow for the installation of a new water main.
Michigan and Michigan State fans will compete to raise money for VINA Community Dental Center at the 14th annual tailgate fundraiser next Thursday.
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Former Reverend Shaun Lowery resigned as pastor of Saint Mary Magdalen in Brighton in April of this year and is seeking to be released from the priesthood.
H.H. Barnum, a Brighton-based distributor of controls for factory automation, donated over $10,000 worth of products to the Brighton Robotics Team.
The U.S. Postal Service is hiring 28,000 seasonal workers to help handle the holiday rush, but the American Postal Workers Union says that may not be enough manpower to cover the increased workload.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
The project is intended to expand community health service and includes the development of the new hospital addition, support spaces, 72 inpatient beds including a mother/baby unit, and expanded emergency department services among others.
63-year-old David Uhrin won $104,730 after being selected in a random drawing that took place September 7th.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is offering tips to avoid being scammed now that the U.S. Department of Education has made available the application for student loan debt relief.
St. Johns Episcopal Church in Howell is hosting a “warm necessities giveaway shop” starting November 6th.
Monday, October 17, 2022
Amid accusations that a group promoting marijuana dispensaries in Brighton has been illegally removing "say no" signs, city voters will decide Nov. 8th whether to allow such establishments in the city.
After a previous veto, Republican State Representative Ann Bollin’s plan to expand polling place options has been signed into law by Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
The Council is calling on all community organizations, fellow citizens, and partner agencies to help, over and above, what current agencies are already contributing. They say everyone can help them close the gap by donating food, by making a monetary donation, and by volunteering time.
Saturday, October 15, 2022
45-year-old Diana Monroe of Howell is the first female to achieve journey-worker status in the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers & Allied Workers Local 70.
Asphalt resurfacing and limestone shoulder projects recently got underway.
The University says it welcomes prospective students and their families to an open house on Saturday, November 5th.
Friday, October 14, 2022
The Iosco Road bridge over the west branch of the Red Cedar River Drain has been closed since mid-August and re-opened to traffic Monday.
Saturday's event coincides with National Fire Prevention Week. This year’s campaign is “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape”.
The Conservancy’s annual live fundraiser, Land on the Horizon, will take place on Friday, November 4th at Chemung Hills Golf and Banquet Center in Howell.
LACASA Center’s Child Abuse Prevention Council and the Livingston County Health Department are working to protect babies by raising awareness about safe sleep practices.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
32-year-old Christopher Simons was convicted of assault with intent to commit murder for the beating of Alexsander Malec in a wooded area of Lyon Township in 2019.
Running through Saturday, local establishments are participating in the “Make Change in Your Hometown” campaign.
The presentation from the Owosso-based Steam Railroading Institute highlighted various train robberies and stories over the years.
Prior to becoming a Pirate, the district says Kevin Krill was co-owner/COO of a small business that worked directly with the industrial automation electronics industry and he brings a personal passion for technology.
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
The Sheriff’s Office says speed appears to be a factor while distracted driving and intoxicant use may be contributing factors in the crash on US-23, north of Hyne Road in Brighton Township.
The Michigan Department of Transportation is closing two lanes of westbound I-96 from Mason Road to Chilson Road.
Eight Trinity Health Michigan Hospitals have been named the "Most Technologically Advanced" for the second straight year by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.
Accreditation is a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
An email survey went out Monday to hundreds of students that had been edited by a student to contain a bible verse many viewed as homophobic.
The ballot proposal aims to gauge the level of support from residents for the township to potentially contract with a single hauler.
Multiple departments responded to an office complex for a welfare check Saturday. Police say an individual inside had a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Outgoing Chief of Police Rob Bradford was presented with a proclamation recognizing his achievements during the past quarter century at a recent meeting.
The Association for Career and Technical Education announced that Laura Saline has been selected as a 2022 ACTE Region I Counseling and Career Development Professional finalist.
Monday, October 10, 2022
Blue Star Service Dogs provides veterans diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury another method of healing through service dogs and training.
Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard is reminding parents to be vigilant and talk with their children about “stranger danger” after an incident near a bus stop involving two boys and an unknown man.
The Charter Township of Brighton Board of Trustees and Planning Commission had a discussion about a proposed all-inclusive playground.
Residents who have mailboxes on a post adjacent to the road are asked to shake their mailboxes.
Saturday, October 8, 2022
Pinckney Police Chief Jeffrey Garrison says excellent collaboration between multiple agencies allowed them to safely stop the vehicle and prevent serious injuries to the driver, residents, and officers.
Superintendent Wayne Roedel said FCS has been an incredible place to work and live over the years. He's accepted the superintendent position with Greenville Public Schools.
The chance to turn in prescription drugs is coming to local areas. Saturday, October 29th is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in Michigan.
Friday, October 7, 2022
The bicyclist, identified as a 24-year-old Howell man, succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The 15-year-old South Lyon East High School student is facing a misdemeanor charge of threatening to commit violence with a firearm, explosive or other dangerous weapon against students or staff on school property.
The first Coffee Chat, since the pandemic hit, took place this week in Howell.
Huron River Drive will be closed between Brass Creek Drive and North Territorial Road during daytime hours to conduct forestry work ahead of a road resurfacing project planned later this fall.
The Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance is hosting the event at the Historic Howell Theatre in Howell to spread awareness about ovarian cancer.
Following presentations, attendees will have an opportunity to visit author tables to meet and talk with authors and purchase books.
Thursday, October 6, 2022
Howell Area Fire Lieutenant Steve Moor passed away following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
City officials say that downtown Brighton is getting a little shopworn and needs a makeover with a major streetscape project - which is planned for 2023.
$154,000 in grant funding provided accessibility improvements and access to the Huron River and Kent Lake.
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
The Sheriff’s Office says a sophomore at South Lyon East High School, who lives in Wixom, was identified by detectives and school officials as the person responsible for writing a threat on a bathroom wall and reporting it.
The Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development is advising consumers not to eat any Kuntry Gardens produce or products containing produce from the farm as it may be contaminated with raw, untreated human waste.
Although nationally and statewide, public and private schools' SAT scores are down from pre-pandemic levels, the Brighton Area Schools' test scores have improved during the same period.
The Charter Township of Brighton had a discussion at this week’s meeting about what to do with the properties that are owned by the Township.
Mia Vlies was named a Commended Student in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
The school was put in lockdown mode as a precaution while Deputies, School Resource Officers and K9 units searched the building. No weapons were found.
The board met Monday night and recognized longtime Manager Mike Archinal with a resolution of appreciation for his more than 24 years of service, unwavering dedication and commitment to the township.
Sarah Neidert will begin her new role on October 31st.
The Lake Trust Foundation, an independent entity of Lake Trust Credit Union, announced the recipients of the 2022 New Beginnings Scholarship and the 2022 Michigan Impact Scholarship.
The fall colors are expected to peak and Livingston County residents are encouraged to hit the road.
Monday, October 3, 2022
The 22-year-old Fowlerville man was transported to Sparrow Hospital in Lansing with what were described as life-threatening injuries.
The Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority received a $40,000 grant from Citizens Insurance to renovate the center, located in the Bennett Recreation Center off Grand River.
Work is planned on Linden Road from the Livingston County line to the Linden city limits.
Riders will have their choice of eight different routes to determine their desired fall color path.
Performers Jackie and Gary will be at the Brighton District Library Wednesday, October 12th from 7:00pm until 8:30pm.
Saturday, October 1, 2022
The Howell Area Chamber of Commerce says the honor recognizes the many years of service that Manor has given graciously to better the Howell community.
The Genoa Township Board of Trustees talked about some of the new projects going on right now.
Starting on Monday, a private contractor will begin permit work on North Territorial Road between Hellner Road and Whitmore Lake Road to install a left turn lane.