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Sunday, January 22
Hundreds Turn Out For Brighton Rally Hosted By Livingston County Democrats

Hundreds Turn Out For Brighton Rally Hosted By Livingston County Democrats

Local Progressives held a rally in downtown Brighton Saturday in support of gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer and to protest President Trump. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Council Has Moment of Silence for Corrigan

Brighton Council Has Moment of Silence for Corrigan

Council observed a moment of silence at its meeting Thursday in memory of prominent Brighton businessman Bernie Corrigan, who died Sunday at the age of 83. Read Full Article
 
Governor Snyder Appoints Local Residents To State Oversight Boards

Governor Snyder Appoints Local Residents To State Oversight Boards

David Walters of Brighton was reappointed to the Board of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery while Kathryn Wilkinson of Howell was appointed to the Board of Cosmetology. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, January 21
New Teen Center Buzzes With Activity At Grand Opening

New Teen Center Buzzes With Activity At Grand Opening

Located in downtown Howell, "The Hive" provides a safe, fun place for kids to interact, study or hang out at. Read Full Article
 
Hamburg Board Approves Bridge Replacement On Lakelands Trail

Hamburg Board Approves Bridge Replacement On Lakelands Trail

An inspection last summer by the Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources revealed the bridge decking is failing and must be replaced. Read Full Article
 
Livingston County Residents Encouraged To Give Blood Amid Winter Shortage

Livingston County Residents Encouraged To Give Blood Amid Winter Shortage

Winter weather is adding to a severe blood shortage and the American Red Cross is in critical need of donors.
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Friday, January 20
Howell Schools Earn Highest Accountability Score From MDE

Howell Schools Earn Highest Accountability Score From MDE

The Accountability Scorecards assign districts and schools a color based on the number of points they amass. Read Full Article
 
Home Sales Up, Inventory Drops In Livingston County's Housing Market

Home Sales Up, Inventory Drops In Livingston County's Housing Market

There is some good news when it comes to the housing market in Livingston County, unless you’re a potential buyer looking for a plethora of homes to choose from. Read Full Article
 
Suspect Driver in Howell Police Chase Gets Jail, Probation

Suspect Driver in Howell Police Chase Gets Jail, Probation

21-year-old Moses Lingua of Lansing has been sentenced to one year in the Livingston County Jail and three years of probation. Read Full Article
 
Trio Representing Livingston County In Inaugural Parade

Trio Representing Livingston County In Inaugural Parade

Three local residents joined up with the Michigan Multi-Jurisdictional Mounted Police Drill Team & Color Guard, one of two groups from Michigan taking part in the festivities. Read Full Article
 
Local Democrats Plan Rally Saturday In Brighton

Local Democrats Plan Rally Saturday In Brighton

Gretchen Whitmer, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2018, will headline the rally at the Brighton Mill Pond gazebo. Read Full Article
 
Howell City Council To Host Budget Work Session Tuesday

Howell City Council To Host Budget Work Session Tuesday

The Howell City Council will come together for another budget work session.
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Water Booster Station to Be Built for Pine Creek Bluffs

Water Booster Station to Be Built for Pine Creek Bluffs

A booster station will be installed to increase water pressure in the Pine Creek Bluffs development west of Brighton. Read Full Article
 
3rd Annual Free Hartland Family Winterfest Set January 28th

3rd Annual Free Hartland Family Winterfest Set January 28th

Classic wintertime favorites and bigger, better events are planned as part of the 3rd annual Hartland Family Winterfest.
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More Review For Proposed Encore Village Project In Brighton Township

More Review For Proposed Encore Village Project In Brighton Township

A project described as an active living residential community will be back before the Brighton Township Planning Commission for another review. Read Full Article
 
New Howell Teen Center Invites Community To Grand Opening

New Howell Teen Center Invites Community To Grand Opening

The Hive, a new youth center located in downtown Howell, will kick off 2017 with its grand opening this evening. Read Full Article
 
Firearm Charges Filed Against New Hudson Man In Car-Theft Ring

Firearm Charges Filed Against New Hudson Man In Car-Theft Ring

24-year-old John Garcia-Stowe had been charged with being part of an organized crime ring of car break-ins, but is now facing new charges. Read Full Article
 
Livingston County Sheriff Set To Participate In Inaugural Events

Livingston County Sheriff Set To Participate In Inaugural Events

Sheriff Mike Murphy is among a handful of others from Michigan taking part in the historic parade today. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, January 19
Brighton & Green Oak Twp. Officials Deny Conflict With SELCRA

Brighton & Green Oak Twp. Officials Deny Conflict With SELCRA

2004 legal opinion was opposed to township board members serving simultaneously on recreation authority board. Read Full Article
 
MDOT Announces US-23 Lane Closures

MDOT Announces US-23 Lane Closures

A single-lane closure is set for southbound US-23 from M-36 to 6 Mile Road starting at 8pm Friday. Read Full Article
 
Control Programs Approved For Geese & Mute Swans On Woodland Lake

Control Programs Approved For Geese & Mute Swans On Woodland Lake

A pair of resolutions adopted unanimously by the Brighton Township board will help an association address nuisance geese and aggressive swans on Woodland Lake.
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Howell Planning Commission Looks Forward To Successful 2017

Howell Planning Commission Looks Forward To Successful 2017

The commission took action on many points in 2016 and is looking to help create an Enterprise Zone this year. Read Full Article
 
Putnam Twp. Defers To MDEQ On Pipeline Construction Through Wetlands

Putnam Twp. Defers To MDEQ On Pipeline Construction Through Wetlands

Putnam Township is shifting its limited responsibility in regards to wetlands that may be affected by the construction of the ET Rover Pipeline project. Read Full Article
 
Bishop Fully On Board With Obamacare Repeal

Bishop Fully On Board With Obamacare Repeal

The 8th District Representative is in agreement with other House Republicans about the need to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Read Full Article
 
Call to Artists For 2017 Brighton Biennial Sculpture Exhibit

Call to Artists For 2017 Brighton Biennial Sculpture Exhibit

Artists are being sought for the 2017 Brighton Biennial Sculpture Exhibit. Read Full Article
 
Drop-In Preschool Open House Saturday For Livingston County Parents

Drop-In Preschool Open House Saturday For Livingston County Parents

A local library is hosting a preschool open house for parents throughout Livingston County this weekend. Read Full Article
 
Wednesday, January 18
Recovery Continues For New York Businessman After Jet Crash Near Howell

Recovery Continues For New York Businessman After Jet Crash Near Howell

60-year-old Peter Zeliff remains hospitalized at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor Read Full Article
 
LETS Receives County Approval To Apply For Transportation Study Grant

LETS Receives County Approval To Apply For Transportation Study Grant

The Livingston Essential Transportation Service is seeking state funding to help determine the current and future status of Livingston County’s transportation options. Read Full Article
 
Hartland Township Board Is Unwrapping 50 Year Old Property Debate

Hartland Township Board Is Unwrapping 50 Year Old Property Debate

The outlot is in the Penny subdivision with Maxfield Road access, up against Courtney Court and the Forest Brook sub on the other side. Read Full Article
 
Nominations Sought For Brighton Women's History Roll Of Honor

Nominations Sought For Brighton Women's History Roll Of Honor

The Roll of Honor serves to bring awareness to the general public about the contributions women have made over the years to society. Read Full Article
 
Snyder's State Of The State "Solid" But Lacking Flint Focus

Snyder's State Of The State "Solid" But Lacking Flint Focus

Governor Snyder delivered his 7th State of the State address to a joint session of the Michigan Legislature Tuesday – with local officials and lawmakers weighing in.

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Hamburg Twp. Considers Breaking Away from County Building Dept.

Hamburg Twp. Considers Breaking Away from County Building Dept.

Hamburg Twp. is considering breaking away from the county and contracting with a private company to provide building dept. services. Read Full Article
 
Transportation Summit Takes a Look at County's Needs

Transportation Summit Takes a Look at County's Needs

The Livingston County Transportation Coalition invited input into what will become the future of transportation in the county Tuesday. Read Full Article
 
$10,000 In Scholarships Being Offered To High School Seniors

$10,000 In Scholarships Being Offered To High School Seniors

Ten $1,000 scholarships are being made available to students whether they attend public, charter, private or home schools. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, January 17
Oakland University Opens Up Mike Rogers Congressional Collection

Oakland University Opens Up Mike Rogers Congressional Collection

Consisting of 11 boxes of documents and photos, 215 artifacts, and more than 27,000 digital files, the collection was acquired by Oakland University in 2015 Read Full Article
 
Local Nonprofit Hopes Grant Will Help With Children's Program

Local Nonprofit Hopes Grant Will Help With Children's Program

Excel Employment Options of Howell will be able to add children’s services to its skills training program thanks to a grant by a local civic organization. Read Full Article
 
Howell Mayor Among Those Who Helped Pilot To Safety After Crash

Howell Mayor Among Those Who Helped Pilot To Safety After Crash

The pilot, identified as 60-year-old Pete Zeliff from Batavia, New York, escaped any serious injuries. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Township Board Offers Moment Of Silence For Late Bernie Corrigan

Brighton Township Board Offers Moment Of Silence For Late Bernie Corrigan

Corrigan, the founder of Corrigan Oil Company, passed away unexpectedly Sunday at his Brighton Township home. Read Full Article
 
Difffering Views Emerge On Proposed Sewer Rate Increase

Difffering Views Emerge On Proposed Sewer Rate Increase

A recent study determined that rates for sewer operations and maintenance need to be increased. Read Full Article
 
Empty Bowls Project Wraps Up MLK Events in Milford

Empty Bowls Project Wraps Up MLK Events in Milford

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day kicked off an annual campaign to raise funds for the Community Sharing Outreach Center in Highland. Read Full Article
 
Monday, January 16
Freezing Rain Causes Plane To Skid Off Runway At Livingston County Airport

Freezing Rain Causes Plane To Skid Off Runway At Livingston County Airport

Witnesses say the plane skidded off the runway, proceeded across Tooley Road and through a fence, which ripped its wings off. The wings then exploded. Read Full Article
 
Freezing Rain Causes Plane To Skid Off Runway At Livingston County Airport

Freezing Rain Causes Plane To Skid Off Runway At Livingston County Airport

Howell Mayor Nick Proctor tells WHMI that he saw a plane skidding off the runway at the Livingston County Airport, cross Tooley Road and through a fence, which ripped the wings off. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Business Cornerstone Bernie Corrigan Passes Away At 83

Brighton Business Cornerstone Bernie Corrigan Passes Away At 83

Corrigan began the family business in 1958 with a gas station and through the years grew it into the Corrigan Oil Company. Read Full Article
 
Livingston Transportation Summit Set For Tuesday

Livingston Transportation Summit Set For Tuesday

The Livingston Transportation Summit will take place at Cleary University's Johnson Center in Howell on Tuesday from 8am to noon. Read Full Article
 
Oak Park Man Bound Over In B&E Case At Local Cell Phone Store

Oak Park Man Bound Over In B&E Case At Local Cell Phone Store

One of the two Oak Park men police believe are responsible for break-ins at two retail stores in Livingston County will head to trial.

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Brighton Police Chief Tom Wightman To Retire

Brighton Police Chief Tom Wightman To Retire

The top cop in Brighton is retiring after a decorated career.
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Project Opiate To Present "A Parent's Perspective" During February Event

Project Opiate To Present "A Parent's Perspective" During February Event

An event in February aims to help the community come together, reduce stigma associated with opiate addiction and bring hope to others. Read Full Article
 
Flu Activity Appears Average In Livingston County, Up Statewide

Flu Activity Appears Average In Livingston County, Up Statewide

State and local health officials are recommending that residents receive the annual flu vaccine as activity increases. Read Full Article
 
Northfield Community Park Master Plan Public Workshop Tuesday

Northfield Community Park Master Plan Public Workshop Tuesday

The future of downtown Whitmore Lake is the focus of a public workshop early next week.
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Sunday, January 15
Brighton Man Found Unconscious in House Fire

Brighton Man Found Unconscious in House Fire

Brighton fire officials are investigating the cause of a house fire in the 800 block of Fairway Trails that injured a man and his wife. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Area Schools Finances Continue to Improve

Brighton Area Schools Finances Continue to Improve

The Brighton Area School District expects to be able to add another $2 million to its fund equity by the end of the current fiscal year. Read Full Article
 
Brighton High School Marching Band Takes Top Honors At Outback Bowl

Brighton High School Marching Band Takes Top Honors At Outback Bowl

The Board of Education was informed that the BHS Marching Band won first place in two categories. Read Full Article
 
Volunteers Sought For Event To Stock Salvation Army Pantry

Volunteers Sought For Event To Stock Salvation Army Pantry

Gleaners Community Food Bank and a local grocery store are coming together after the holidays to help stock the Salvation Army of Livingston County's Food Pantry.
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Lansing Woman Sentenced In Local Retail Fraud Case

Lansing Woman Sentenced In Local Retail Fraud Case

17-year-old Torrian Alicea was sentenced under the Holmes Youthful Trainee Act, which will expunge her record if she successfully completes probation. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, January 14
Weekend Of Activities Planned In Milford To Celebrate Legacy Of Dr. King

Weekend Of Activities Planned In Milford To Celebrate Legacy Of Dr. King

The Huron Valley MLK Day Committee says marchers will lineup around 12:15pm Sunday at Prospect Hill in the Kroger parking lot with the march starting off at about 1pm. Read Full Article
 
Nighttime Lane Closures On US-23 This Coming Week

Nighttime Lane Closures On US-23 This Coming Week

Motorists are being advised of a single lane closure scheduled on US-23 all next week.
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Icy Plunge Event Set For Later This Month

Icy Plunge Event Set For Later This Month

The event raises money for the Livingston County chapter of Special Olympics of Michigan, which provides free sports programs for athletes with intellectual disabilities. Read Full Article
 
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available To Local Small Businesses

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available To Local Small Businesses

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available in Michigan and locally following the Secretary of Agriculture's Disaster Declaration for Drought. Read Full Article
 
Friday, January 13
New 911 Features Available In Livingston County

New 911 Features Available In Livingston County

Livingston County Central Dispatch has launched two new features: Text-to-911 and Smart911. Read Full Article
 
Warrant Issued For Lansing Man Arrested After Police Chase Through Howell

Warrant Issued For Lansing Man Arrested After Police Chase Through Howell

18-year-old Laron Wilcox was to appear for a sentencing hearing in 53rd District Court Tuesday but never showed. Read Full Article
 
Young Americans Performing Arts Group Bring Workshop To Huron Valley Schools

Young Americans Performing Arts Group Bring Workshop To Huron Valley Schools

One local school district is getting a visit and a workshop from a nationally touring performing arts group.
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Marijuana Lawyer To Talk About Legislation

Marijuana Lawyer To Talk About Legislation

Denise Pollicella is the founder of the Cannabis Attorneys of Michigan and will speak to the Livingston County Democrats at their monthly meeting on January 26th. Read Full Article
 
Despite Recommendation, Brighton Twp. Officials Say Sewer Rate Hike Needed

Despite Recommendation, Brighton Twp. Officials Say Sewer Rate Hike Needed

A number of citizens complained to the Brighton Twp. Board Thursday night about high sewer rates, which may go up even more. Read Full Article
 
New Emagine Theater One Step Closer To Hartland Township

New Emagine Theater One Step Closer To Hartland Township

Plans for a new state-of-the-art movie theater in Hartland Township got the green light for construction Thursday night. Read Full Article
 
Former County Clerk's Office Employee Bound Over In Embezzlement Case

Former County Clerk's Office Employee Bound Over In Embezzlement Case

A former employee of the Livingston County Clerk’s Office is heading to trial on an embezzlement charge.
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M-DOT Announces Single Lane Closure On US-23 Near 6 Mile

M-DOT Announces Single Lane Closure On US-23 Near 6 Mile

Motorists are being advised of a single lane closure scheduled on US-23 tonight.
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Thursday, January 12
Bishop Co-Sponsored Regulatory Reform Bill Passes House

Bishop Co-Sponsored Regulatory Reform Bill Passes House

The bill would overhaul how government regulations are enacted. Read Full Article
 
Early Tax-Filers Can Expect Delays for EITC, Other Refunds

Early Tax-Filers Can Expect Delays for EITC, Other Refunds

Because of new anti-fraud measures, taxpayers filing early and claiming certain deductions won't likely see their refunds until late February. Read Full Article
 
New Hudson Man Sentenced In Store Parking Lot Hit & Run

New Hudson Man Sentenced In Store Parking Lot Hit & Run

Witnesses said 65-year-old Rodney Allen Snider drove off after hitting the South Lyon couple as they walked out of a store with a shopping cart. Read Full Article
 
Accessory Structure Setback Talks In Putnam On Hold

Accessory Structure Setback Talks In Putnam On Hold

The board, while mostly in agreement that changes need to be made, was concerned that the proposed amendment needed more consideration. Read Full Article
 
Northfield Township Board Retreat Saturday

Northfield Township Board Retreat Saturday

Goals and priorities for Northfield Township in the coming year will be hammered out during a weekend board retreat.
Read Full Article
 
Amid Criticism, Volunteer Says Last Chance Rescue Director Will Retire

Amid Criticism, Volunteer Says Last Chance Rescue Director Will Retire

A volunteer says changes are in the works for a shelter on its “last chance” and the head of the non-profit organization will be retiring.
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SELCRA's New Director "Excited" To Develop Organization

SELCRA's New Director "Excited" To Develop Organization

A local recreation authority is kicking off the New Year with new leadership. Read Full Article
 
Pipes Burst At Cornerstone Building For Second Time

Pipes Burst At Cornerstone Building For Second Time

This is the second time in less than a month that a water pipe has burst at the Fenton building. Read Full Article
 
Wednesday, January 11
Passenger Charged In Crash That Left Howell Teen Facing Murder Count

Passenger Charged In Crash That Left Howell Teen Facing Murder Count

Following the December 8th death of 19-year-old Gage Remsberg, a count of second-degree murder was filed against Jordan Watson of Howell. Read Full Article
 
Threat Discovered On Bathroom Wall At Whitmore Lake High School Likely Old

Threat Discovered On Bathroom Wall At Whitmore Lake High School Likely Old

What’s believed to have been an old threat found on a bathroom wall prompted a search of Whitmore Lake High School Wednesday. Read Full Article
 
Services Set For Brighton Man Killed In Snowmobile Crash

Services Set For Brighton Man Killed In Snowmobile Crash

48-year-old Robert Mechigian was killed Sunday afternoon when his snowmobile crashed on Woodland Lake in Brighton. Read Full Article
 
Hune Scores Perfect Voting Record For Third Straight Legislative Session

Hune Scores Perfect Voting Record For Third Straight Legislative Session

State Senator Joe Hune had zero missed votes out of a total of 1,499 roll call votes. Read Full Article
 
Salvation Army Of Livingston County Still Hoping To Reach Christmas Goal

Salvation Army Of Livingston County Still Hoping To Reach Christmas Goal

They are $27,000 short of their $380,000 goal that will support many of their year-round programs. Read Full Article
 
Hamburg Township Officials Gather Public Input For Road Improvements

Hamburg Township Officials Gather Public Input For Road Improvements

Kress Road, Winans Lake, Rush Lake, and Hamburg Road garnered the most support. Read Full Article
 
Fundraising Fashion Show Designers Pick From The Used To Make Something New

Fundraising Fashion Show Designers Pick From The Used To Make Something New

The creative juices are flowing for local designers looking to make their mark at a yearly fashion show fundraiser. Read Full Article
 
Citizen of the Year To Be Named At Annual Howell Chamber of Commerce Dinner

Citizen of the Year To Be Named At Annual Howell Chamber of Commerce Dinner

The decades-old tradition of naming a Citizen of the Year will take place on Thursday, January 26th. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, January 10
South Lyon Named Among Best Places To Raise A Family

South Lyon Named Among Best Places To Raise A Family

Personal finance website WalletHub had analysts compare 104 of the most populated cities across Michigan using 21 different metrics. Read Full Article
 
Identity Of Crash Victim Released

Identity Of Crash Victim Released

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office says 61-year-old Denise Jane Mackay was pronounced dead at the scene. Read Full Article
 
High Winds Could Impact Evening Commute, Power Outages Possible

High Winds Could Impact Evening Commute, Power Outages Possible

A high warning will be in effect until 4am Wednesday for the WHMI listening area. Read Full Article
 
Traffic Study Ordered For Grand River In Downtown Howell

Traffic Study Ordered For Grand River In Downtown Howell

Howell City Council approved a traffic study commencing this winter to set the stage for future decisions aimed at improving walkability.
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Howell School Board Swears In New Member and Elects Officers

Howell School Board Swears In New Member and Elects Officers

School board members in one local district welcomed a new member last night and elected officers. Read Full Article
 
Livingston County Sheriff’s Office K9 Flex To Get Protective Body Armor

Livingston County Sheriff’s Office K9 Flex To Get Protective Body Armor

A K-9 member of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office will be getting outfitted with protective body armor. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Twp. Committee Recommends No Increase In Sewer Rates

Brighton Twp. Committee Recommends No Increase In Sewer Rates

Brighton Township residents using the municipality’s sanitary sewer system could be spared an annual rate increase. Read Full Article
 
Brighton School Board Elects New President

Brighton School Board Elects New President

Andy Burchfield was elected president of the Brighton Board of Education at the annual organizational meeting Monday night. Read Full Article
 
Hartland Planning Commission To Hear Site Plans For Multiplex Cinema

Hartland Planning Commission To Hear Site Plans For Multiplex Cinema

Plans for a new movie theater in Hartland Township will be reviewed during a meeting later this week. Read Full Article
 
Brighton School Board Member Pushes for More Check Signing Oversight

Brighton School Board Member Pushes for More Check Signing Oversight

Brighton Board of Education Trustee Bill Trombley says a district check to jump start a nonprofit resale store should never have been issued. Read Full Article
 
Howell School Board Approves Changes To Superintendent Contract

Howell School Board Approves Changes To Superintendent Contract

A local school board recently agreed to some changes to its contract with the superintendent recently. Read Full Article
 
Monday, January 9
Brighton Woman Killed In Genoa Township Crash

Brighton Woman Killed In Genoa Township Crash

Deputies were called out at approximately 9:20pm Sunday to the intersection of Golf Club Road and Hughes Road in Genoa Township for a two vehicle crash. Read Full Article
 
State Police Investigate Fatal Snowmobile Crash

State Police Investigate Fatal Snowmobile Crash

State Police from the Brighton Post were called to the Woodland Lake crash at 4:08pm Sunday. Read Full Article
 
Group Of Local Women Choose The Torch As Final 2016 Donation Winners

Group Of Local Women Choose The Torch As Final 2016 Donation Winners

The Torch and Torch 180 were the December winners of the quarterly gathering of 100 Women Who Care About Livingston County. Read Full Article
 
Prospective Designers Sought For Runway Repurposed

Prospective Designers Sought For Runway Repurposed

Registration for the competition is being held today and Tuesday from 4-8pm at The Howell Opera House. Read Full Article
 
Tyrone Township Family Loses House & Pets In Weekend Fire

Tyrone Township Family Loses House & Pets In Weekend Fire

While the family made it out safely, their seven dogs did not and were killed in the fire. Read Full Article
 
Construction Continues On US-23 "Flex Route" System

Construction Continues On US-23 "Flex Route" System

M-DOT crews are busy with preliminary work along the US-23 corridor and getting things prepped for the spring, when the project will get into full swing.
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Dishwasher Enters Plea In Restaurant Baseball Bat Attack

Dishwasher Enters Plea In Restaurant Baseball Bat Attack

23-year-old Timothy Borg was accused of holding the victim as he was attacked with a baseball bat. Read Full Article
 
City of South Lyon Approves 5-Year Master Plan

City of South Lyon Approves 5-Year Master Plan

South Lyon City Manager Lynne Ladner says the hope is that they will attract more retail business to the downtown. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, January 8
Highland Man Admits To Attempting To Rob Local Bank

Highland Man Admits To Attempting To Rob Local Bank

A plea has been entered by a man who authorities say they caught before he could rob the Fifth Third Bank in Brighton Township. Read Full Article
 
Fowlerville Woman Pleads No Contest in Injury Accident

Fowlerville Woman Pleads No Contest in Injury Accident

A Fowlerville woman awaits sentencing after pleading no contest to a drunk driving charge in connection with an injury accident last year. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Council Approves Liquor License Transfer for Buon Gusto

Brighton Council Approves Liquor License Transfer for Buon Gusto

Approval of a liquor license transfer will allow a downtown Brighton restaurant to sell alcohol on the premises. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Council OKs Veterans Memorial Sidewalk Paver Expansion

Brighton Council OKs Veterans Memorial Sidewalk Paver Expansion

A sidewalk extension will allow more brick pavers to be added to the Brighton Veterans Memorial. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, January 7
Livingston County Sheriff Participating In Presidential Inaugural Parade With Mounted Team

Livingston County Sheriff Participating In Presidential Inaugural Parade With Mounted Team

Livingston County Sheriff Mike Murphy and a member of the Mounted Division will be taking part in the Inaugural Parade. Read Full Article
 
Walk For Warmth Teams, Sponsors Sought

Walk For Warmth Teams, Sponsors Sought

Community members are being encouraged to beat cabin fever by raising funds to heat homes and warm hearts.
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Local Man Gets Prison For Role In Fowlerville-Based Meth Lab

Local Man Gets Prison For Role In Fowlerville-Based Meth Lab

Sentencing has been handed down to a Livingston County man charged in connection to a methamphetamine lab that authorities say operated out of Fowlerville. Read Full Article
 
Representative Theis Posts Perfect Voting Record During First Term

Representative Theis Posts Perfect Voting Record During First Term

Republican State Representative Lana Theis of Brighton Township maintained a perfect voting record in the 2015-2016 term. Read Full Article
 
Brighton City Council Approves Lighting For Nearly Complete Hampton Inn

Brighton City Council Approves Lighting For Nearly Complete Hampton Inn

The site plan amendment will allow accent lighting to make the exterior of the building more attractive. Read Full Article