Friday, September 30, 2022
The raid and seizure followed an investigation by law enforcement officers in Livingston and Washtenaw Counties.
Superintendent Erin MacGregor will hold his first Coffee Chat of the school year on October 6th. The theme will be student mental health.
Cassandra Schmidt passed away on September 5th at the age of 42. She leaves behind a husband, who continues to serve the community as a firefighter, and three children.
Motorists will encounter some closures and detours in Downtown Howell that will be implemented around 4:30pm.
Thursday, September 29, 2022
The three proposals involve abortion rights, term-limits, and voting requirements.
Kensington Road will be closed between Larkins Road and Buno Road in Brighton Township from roughly 7:30am to 2:30pm.
The Legend of Sleepy Howell and the Headless Horseman 5K run/walk set Friday and Saturday, October 21st and 22nd.
The nomination deadline is October 5th.
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
28-year-old Mitchell John Reis of Metamora is facing a felony charge for attempting to grab an Argentine Township officer's gun following a hit-and-run crash and foot chase.
Motorists should expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible.
The event is back in-person this year. The fair provides resources and educational sessions to help senior citizens and caregivers find the resources they need to continue caring for loved ones.
Huron Clinton Metroparks' fall calendar includes some brand-new events alongside long-standing visitor favorites.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
After a three-hour meeting Monday evening, the Board of Commissioners decided to have the County post the position – something that has been discussed numerous times over the past few months.
A fundraiser is set from 4 to 10pm Saturday at the Howell Elks Lodge to raise money for the family of Howell Area Fire Lieutenant Steve Moor.
Over 10 participating bars in downtown Brighton will be offering participants exclusive drink and food specials.
Monday, September 26, 2022
The non-profit Community Catalysts purchased the former Crest Motel off Grand River in Howell Township and plans to rehab it to provide needed transitional housing in Livingston County.
The Washtenaw County Road Commission advises it officially re-opened the intersection Friday afternoon.
LACASA Center launches its community-wide Glow campaign on October 1st, which is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Saturday, September 24, 2022
The Personnel Committee voted 3-1 to recommend Interim Director Matt Bolang be appointed. The full board has the final say on Monday.
Richardson Road will be closed to thru-traffic all next week between Swarthout Road and Schafer Road to place gravel.
Pink Week is an annual community service spirit week that benefits local cancer care.
Friday, September 23, 2022
An active shooter training exercise went on Thursday in Brighton.
The Abilities Alliance sends out a survey every other year to understand needs, identify service gaps and gather information from Livingston County.
The Club and Eternity Brewing Company presented checks to the Severe Weather Network totaling $1,102 from the September 13th euchre benefit.
Michigan Trails Week is an annual effort to shine a light on the state’s vast trails network and elevate the resources and opportunities that continue to build its reputation as "The Trails State".
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Starting with the fall 2022 deer seasons, online harvest reporting is required for all hunters who successfully take a deer - which one local lawmaker says is "absolutely unacceptable".
Brighton Police Chief Rob Bradford - who has been with the department for a quarter of a century - will be retiring in two weeks but will not be leaving law enforcement.
All funds raised through the walk further the care, support and research efforts of the non-profit Alzheimer's Association.
Each reading trail is made up of enlarged story pages and illustrations set into a series of weatherproof signs along with mini activity instructions for children to enjoy as they move from page to page.
The Livingston Lamplighters Barbershop Chorus will perform a concert at the Howell Opera House on Sunday, September 25th at 4:00pm.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Various response agencies from around Livingston County will be participating and officials say it’s important for the public to be aware of the exercise and that it is only a drill - not a real event.
The Lamb Chapel in Howell has moved to its new location on M-59, in the old Lake Trust Credit Union building, which is next door to Howell Memorial Cemetery.
Beloved local paramedic and nurse Cassandra Schmidt passed away unexpectedly - leaving behind a husband, who continues to serve the community as a firefighter, and three children.
Former Brighton City Finance Director Gretchen Gomolka is now officially the city manager after formal approval of her by council for the permanent position.
Cleary University in Genoa Township announced that Nathan Benton was selected as its new head coach for its Esports team.
Thousands of volunteers will fan out across the state to collect litter along highway roadsides and local motorists are advised to be on the lookout.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
The trooper from the Brighton Post sustained minor injuries after their patrol vehicle was hit by a drunk driver on I-94 while responding to a separate crash involving another drunk driver.
The Board of Trustees met Monday night and accepted, with regret, Township Manager Mike Archinal’s formal announcement of retirement.
The Office is the first sheriff's office in the state to become fully accredited by The Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.
The Brighton Board of Education will use the same firm recently hired to provide security at its elementary buildings to supply two more officers - one for the BECC building and the other for the high school.
Projects are underway on Crouse Road in Hartland Township and on Rush Lake Road in Hamburg Township.
A military appreciation night is coming to a local Friday night football game.
Monday, September 19, 2022
There were no injuries but the home on Bauer Road was said to have suffered extensive damage.
While the project to re-pave Grand River in Brighton has been delayed, more road work is beginning.
Water meters will begin to be replaced in Milford starting in September.
According to the Resume Builder’s recent poll of 1000 workers in the U.S., more than one in four workers have changed jobs over three times this year.
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Certain foods are now bad for digestion.
This is the 50th year anniversary for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ deer management cooperator patch, which first came out in 1972.
Friday, September 16, 2022
More road construction coming to a major road.
The Hamburg Board of Trustees made changes to the hiring of part-time firefighters.
Thursday, September 15, 2022
New security cameras are being proposed in a local community.
Over 1,350 students in Livingston County began this school year ready for success.
Money is saved for Consumers Energy Natural Gas Customers.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
The flushing is taking place this week throughout the City’s water utility service area between the hours of 7am and 3:30pm, through Friday.
Michigan celebrates the highest percentage of insured residents in history.
The falling gas prices are giving the Democrats a little hope prior to the midterm elections.
Following action by the Brighton Board of Education Monday night, non-union employees of the Brighton Area Schools will get the same percentage pay raises as their union counterparts.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Fairgoers are reminded to take precautions at events featuring swine exhibits.
Chambers Road is currently closed between M-36 and Swarthout Road.
The Hamburg Township Board of Trustees had a discussion on which harvester company to go with in the future.
Monday, September 12, 2022
Various township officials, leaders, community members and others attended the event held Friday afternoon at the bridge on the Lakelands Trail, just west of Chambers Road.
The Livingston County Road Commission worked hard to clean up the mess after severe storms on Monday, August 29th.
Ty Garbin of Hartland Township wants more than four years cut off his six-year sentence for conspiracy.
Four Pinckney Community High School students were awarded with Academic Honors from College Board National Recognition Programs because they excelled in College Board assessments and schoolwork.
There is now a statue of the first therapy dog in the Brighton Area Schools with the unveiling and dedication of "Caesar" at the Imagination Station playground over the weekend.
Saturday, September 10, 2022
The Sheriff's Office says there were three vehicles involved in a road rage incident while traveling northbound on the freeway at speeds in excess of 100mph.
The project is nearing completion and crews were placing the second layer of asphalt on the roundabout this week.
The annual fundraiser supports wildlife rehabilitation and education programs. This year's wildlife ambassador mascot is the Center’s resident Eastern Box Snake, Nigel.
Friday, September 9, 2022
Howell Police say at approximately 8:35am, officers were dispatched to a residence in the City where the body of 59-year-old Kelly Michele Dorsey was located and found deceased.
36-year-old Robert Andrew Osborne is facing a felony charge of reckless driving causing serious impairment of a body function.
The Sheriff's Office says the driver took the turn too fast, causing the trailer to overturn, which also took the 2006 Volvo semi-tractor with it.
The Nature Center’s resident coyote Kala has moved into a new home and the community is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday.
Grange Hall Road will be closed from Fish Lake Road to Leroy Street in Fenton and Holly Township on Saturday for culvert work.
Road work started Thursday in Northfield Township.
Thursday, September 8, 2022
Friends and family have been conducting searches and distributing flyers around neighborhoods and the Thompson Lake area, where 59-year-old Kelly Michele Dorsey was known to walk frequently with her dog.
On the same day as a new academic term in the Brighton Area Schools got underway, the Board of Education ratified a new 3-year contract with its 325 teachers.
Market Day will run from 9am to 2pm on Saturdays featuring student apprentices, local vendors, coffees and baked goods, fresh flowers, produce, homemade products, and art among other items.
Organizers say award-winning barbecue will once again be smokin' up Main Street from Grand River to First Street this Friday and Saturday.
Michigan recognizes the important role kinship caregivers play for children who need loving homes.
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Deputies responded late Tuesday afternoon to a multi-vehicle crash involving semi-tractor trailers and a passenger vehicle on southbound US-23 at Crouse Road.
59-year-old Kelly Michele Dorsey has been missing since 7pm Sunday night.
Visitation and a remembrance service are set this Friday for Cassandra Schmidt - who worked as a paramedic in Livingston County for over a decade before going back to school to pursue a nursing career.
31-year-old Olivia Ernst went missing on June 26th. Her body was found on the Lake Superior shoreline.
A statue dedicated to the Brighton Area Schools’ Pack of Dogs program will be unveiled this Saturday at the Imagination Station playground in downtown Brighton.
Projects are planned on portions of Triangle Lake Road in Marion Township and on Allen Road in Howell Township.
Funding is needed to keep an adult seasonal homeless shelter open.
Octoberfest will take place on Saturday, October 1st from 12 to 5pm in downtown Brighton which is a charity pub crawl benefiting VETLIFE, a local Livingston County veteran non-profit organization.
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Motorists can expect to encounter a lane closure along Grand River will be in place for approximately two months.
Hundley is the first clerk from Livingston County to be honored as Clerk of the Year by the Michigan Association of County Clerks.
Longtime Northfield Township Public Safety Director is retiring.
The five-year master plan was discussed and needs to be renewed.
The Brighton Optimist Club and Eternity Brewing Company presented checks to the Girls on the Run South East Michigan totaling $789.
Saturday, September 3, 2022
Three persons have been selected for the newly-created Brighton Area Schools Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame
Friday, September 2, 2022
DTE Energy says the goal is to restore 95% of original customers by late today.
Labor Day is typically the 3rd busiest summer holiday and many people will be heading out for that last big trip of the summer.
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office reports the incident happened at around 11:25pm Tuesday night in the CVS parking lot and involved a man and woman from the Grand Rapids area.
Beginning at 3pm today and continuing until 6am Tuesday, 96 out of 162 projects statewide will have lane restrictions removed.
The agreement, if ratified, would replace a contract that expired at midnight Wednesday night.
The Livingston County United Way is asking residents to donate to help out families in need.
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Troopers with the Michigan State Police Brighton Post responded Tuesday afternoon to the scene of a two-vehicle crash on East Grand River in Brighton Township.
Livingston County Veterans Services will be commemorating its new location with a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 8th.
Armond Road will be closed between Henderson Road and Byron Road.
The City advises that all south/eastbound lanes of Grand River are now open. The right north/westbound lane will be closed through Friday. All lanes will be open to thru-traffic Saturday through Monday.
MJR and Emagine Theaters will have discounted admission Saturday, as well as discounted concessions.