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Saturday, April 18
Proposed "Battlefield Cross" Cause of Controversy in Milford

Proposed "Battlefield Cross" Cause of Controversy in Milford

Proposed monument honoring fallen soldiers in Central Park expected to draw large crowd to Monday night's Milford Village Council meeting. Read Full Article
 
Woman Pleads No Contest to Charges in Oceola Township Home Invasion

Woman Pleads No Contest to Charges in Oceola Township Home Invasion

A woman charged in connection with an armed home invasion in Oceola Township last year will avoid trial after entering a plea. Read Full Article
 
Housing Counseling Grants to Benefit Local Individuals & Families

Housing Counseling Grants to Benefit Local Individuals & Families

A community action agency that serves Livingston County has again received grant funding to help local families and individuals improve their housing conditions.
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Brighton Township Analyzing Future Water Demand for Larger Planning Study

Brighton Township Analyzing Future Water Demand for Larger Planning Study

Brighton Township projecting water demand and system capacities as part of larger water reliability study. Read Full Article
 
Brighton District Library Back to Business After Fire, Spring Book Sale Set

Brighton District Library Back to Business After Fire, Spring Book Sale Set

Spring book sale will support programs and services at Brighton District Library, which has re-opened after a small fire. Read Full Article
 
Friday, April 17
Weekend Lane & Ramp Closures on I-96 and US-23

Weekend Lane & Ramp Closures on I-96 and US-23

Lane and ramp closures are scheduled on I-96 and US-23 in the Brighton area Friday and Saturday. Read Full Article
 
Motion Seeks Dismissal Of Alleged "Master-Slave" Statement

Motion Seeks Dismissal Of Alleged "Master-Slave" Statement

A June trial date has been set for a local man facing felony charges for alleged online activity involving a minor, although his attorney is seeking to have statements made to police ruled as inadmissible. Read Full Article
 
New Recovery Center Proposed in Green Oak Township

New Recovery Center Proposed in Green Oak Township

Preliminary site plan approval was granted for a proposed medical recovery center in Green Oak Township. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Council Budget Hearing Elicits No Citizen Comments

Brighton Council Budget Hearing Elicits No Citizen Comments

No citizens commented at the Brighton City Council's public hearing on the proposed 2015-16 city budget at its meeting Thursday night. Read Full Article
 
Police Trying to Locate Suspect Vehicle in Tire Theft at Livingston Concrete

Police Trying to Locate Suspect Vehicle in Tire Theft at Livingston Concrete

Authorities are seeking public assistance in locating the suspect vehicle involved in a tire theft incident.
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Lowered Bond Allows Couple To Get Out Of Custody In Child Abuse Case

Lowered Bond Allows Couple To Get Out Of Custody In Child Abuse Case

Eric and Angela Corcoran were able to make the 10% deposit on their $50,000 bonds, which had been lowered from $500,000 apiece. Read Full Article
 
Video Released Of Taser Incident Involving Livingston County Jail Inmate

Video Released Of Taser Incident Involving Livingston County Jail Inmate

Video has been released of an incident in which two deputies were accidentally tasered while trying to restrain a belligerent inmate. Read Full Article
 
Adoption Advocate Keynotes Pregnancy Help Clinic Anniversary

Adoption Advocate Keynotes Pregnancy Help Clinic Anniversary

The Brighton Pregnancy Help Clinic held a Celebration of Life yesterday in honor of their 40th anniversary. Read Full Article
 
Brighton City Council OKs New Overflow Parking Lot

Brighton City Council OKs New Overflow Parking Lot

The Brighton City Council gave final approval to a new parking lot to handle overflow parking for civic events at its meeting Thursday night. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, April 16
Arson Likely Cause of Fire at Brighton District Library

Arson Likely Cause of Fire at Brighton District Library

A small fire at the Brighton District Library on Wednesday afternoon is being investigated as an act of arson. Read Full Article
 
76-Year-Old Howell Man Set To Compete In Boston Marathon

76-Year-Old Howell Man Set To Compete In Boston Marathon

Despite enhanced security measures for next Monday's Boston Marathon, a Livingston County man planning to take part says he’s not letting that get in the way of his goal. Read Full Article
 
Tax Exemptions Granted For CNC Tool

Tax Exemptions Granted For CNC Tool

The Green Oak Township Board of Trustees approved of industrial facilities tax exemptions for CNC Tool. Read Full Article
 
South Lyon Boy Named Winner in Severe Weather Poster Design Contest

South Lyon Boy Named Winner in Severe Weather Poster Design Contest

A South Lyon boy’s poster design is one of the winners in a state contest that coincides with Severe Weather Awareness Week.
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LACASA Hosting Documentary & Discussion Panels On Campus Rape

LACASA Hosting Documentary & Discussion Panels On Campus Rape

A documentary tomorrow night in Howell will highlight the issue of sexual assaults on U.S. college campuses. Read Full Article
 
Marshmallow Drop & Nighttime Moon Glow Event This Friday

Marshmallow Drop & Nighttime Moon Glow Event This Friday

Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority to host Marshmallow Drop & Moon Glow event Friday. Read Full Article
 
Putnam Seeks Input From Residents Opposed To ET Rover Pipeline

Putnam Seeks Input From Residents Opposed To ET Rover Pipeline

The township is preparing to bring the concerns of residents before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Read Full Article
 
Small Fire At Brighton Library Under Investigation

Small Fire At Brighton Library Under Investigation

A fire Wednesday inside the Brighton District Library forced the closure of the building and an investigation into its cause. Read Full Article
 
Man Charged In Tyrone Knife-Point Robbery Enters Plea

Man Charged In Tyrone Knife-Point Robbery Enters Plea

Nicholas Smith has pleaded guilty to armed robbery in exchange for a recommended cap on his minimum sentence. Read Full Article
 
Volunteers Sought for Hamburg Township Huron River Clean-Up Day

Volunteers Sought for Hamburg Township Huron River Clean-Up Day

Planning is underway for an annual event that aims to clean up the Huron River. Read Full Article
 
More Redevelopment Coming to Downtown Fenton

More Redevelopment Coming to Downtown Fenton

More redevelopment projects are said to be on the way in the City of Fenton.
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Wednesday, April 15
Bond Reduction Denied For Suspect In Officer's Death

Bond Reduction Denied For Suspect In Officer's Death

A local man involved in a crash that claimed the life of a Hamburg Township Police sergeant has been denied a reduction in bond. Read Full Article
 
Michigan Municipal League Pushes For Passage Of Proposal 1

Michigan Municipal League Pushes For Passage Of Proposal 1

An organization that represents communities across Michigan is trying to change the public’s mind about Proposal 1. Read Full Article
 
Small Fire Reported at Brighton District Library

Small Fire Reported at Brighton District Library

The Brighton District Library is closed following a small fire. Read Full Article
 
Construction Begins on North Territorial Road in Dexter Township

Construction Begins on North Territorial Road in Dexter Township

Lane restrictions and delays to impact travel on North Territorial Road in Dexter Township this construction season.
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Livingston County Celebrates National Telecommunicators Week

Livingston County Celebrates National Telecommunicators Week

The nation-wide observance honors the unsung men and women who take 911 calls and dispatch emergency services. Read Full Article
 
County Board of Commissioners Names New Administrator

County Board of Commissioners Names New Administrator

Wexford County Administrator Ken Hinton was the final selection out of 271 applicants. Read Full Article
 
MDOT Meeting To Offer Insight On Proposed Roundabout In Chelsea

MDOT Meeting To Offer Insight On Proposed Roundabout In Chelsea

A public meeting planned in Chelsea Thursday to discuss safety improvements at M-52 and Werkner Road. Read Full Article
 
Milford Man Wins Big In Mega Millions Drawing

Milford Man Wins Big In Mega Millions Drawing

It’s Tax Day, and while many of us are feeling a pinch on our finances, one Milford man is $5 million richer. Read Full Article
 
State Grant Will Help Highland Township Park Expand

State Grant Will Help Highland Township Park Expand

Hickory Ridge Pines Park in Highland Township will expand after a state grant recently approved by Governor Snyder. Read Full Article
 
Pole Fire Spreads To Field, Causes Traffic Issues

Pole Fire Spreads To Field, Causes Traffic Issues

The South Lyon Fire Department responded on Monday to an electrical pole that broke in half and began starting fires in nearby vegetation. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, April 14
Deputies Accidentally Tasered While Trying to Restrain Unruly Suspect

Deputies Accidentally Tasered While Trying to Restrain Unruly Suspect

Two deputies accidentally tasered during morning scuffle with man being booked in Livingston County Jail. Read Full Article
 
Longtime Police Sergeant & Former Chief Resigns

Longtime Police Sergeant & Former Chief Resigns

Pinckney Police Sergeant Bill Cook has resigned. Read Full Article
 
Howell Schools Operations Director Departs For Larger District

Howell Schools Operations Director Departs For Larger District

Mike Peterson encouraged the board to look for internal candidates as he moves on to a similar job in Plymouth-Canton. Read Full Article
 
Hearing Set for Student Charged After Threatening to Shoot Up Milford High School

Hearing Set for Student Charged After Threatening to Shoot Up Milford High School

Hearing to determine if 14-year-old Highland Township boy accused of threatening to kill everyone at his high school can go home from juvenile detention.
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Plans For New Panera Bread In Genoa Township Nearing Approval

Plans For New Panera Bread In Genoa Township Nearing Approval

A new Panera Bread in a busy shopping plaza was among the projects discussed during a lengthy meeting of the Genoa Township Planning Commission Monday night. Read Full Article
 
Brighton School Board Looking Into Bond Issue Billing Dispute

Brighton School Board Looking Into Bond Issue Billing Dispute

The Brighton Area Schools is checking into the validity of about $150,000 in additional billing as part of the $89 million, voter-approved bond issue. Read Full Article
 
Man Accused Of Murder Seeks To Have Post-Arrest Confession Suppressed

Man Accused Of Murder Seeks To Have Post-Arrest Confession Suppressed

Nicholas Foerster allegedly confessed to strangling his sister-in-law, but the defense says his rights were violated by police. Read Full Article
 
Howell In Search Of Broker For Howell/Highland Property

Howell In Search Of Broker For Howell/Highland Property

The Howell Highland property is once again on the market and the city is in search of a broker to sell it. Read Full Article
 
Tactical Care Course Registration Ends Tomorrow

Tactical Care Course Registration Ends Tomorrow

The NAEMT's Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course was designed for battlefield medics and used by emergency responders. Read Full Article
 
BHS State Champ Wrestlers Honored at Meeting

BHS State Champ Wrestlers Honored at Meeting

The Brighton High School wrestling team, which recently won the state Division One wrestling championship, was honored at Monday night's Board of Education meeting. Read Full Article
 
Monday, April 13
Livingston County Republican Party Supports "No" Vote on Proposal 1

Livingston County Republican Party Supports "No" Vote on Proposal 1

Livingston County Republican Party passes resolution supporting "no" vote for Proposal 1 in May 5th election. Read Full Article
 
Pipeline Company Suing Landowners For Survey Access

Pipeline Company Suing Landowners For Survey Access

Livingston County landowners are among those being sued by a company wanting to conduct surveys for a proposed natural gas pipeline. Read Full Article
 
Spencer Ramp Closure Delayed Until Wednesday

Spencer Ramp Closure Delayed Until Wednesday

The planned closure of a freeway ramp near Brighton has been delayed until mid-week. Read Full Article
 
Concert & Dinner Will Mark Anniversary Of The Civil War's End

Concert & Dinner Will Mark Anniversary Of The Civil War's End

An event next month in Howell will provide not just the sights and sounds of the Civil War-era, but the flavors as well. Read Full Article
 
Developer Drops Lawsuit Seeking Access To Woodland Lake Parcel

Developer Drops Lawsuit Seeking Access To Woodland Lake Parcel

A local developer has dropped his lawsuit against a Brighton Township homeowner’s association. Read Full Article
 
Canine Veterans Day Planned At Lyon Township Memorial

Canine Veterans Day Planned At Lyon Township Memorial

On Saturday, the Michigan War Dog Memorial in Lyon Township will hold a special gathering in honor of Canine Veterans Days. Read Full Article
 
Officials Remind Residents To Be Prepared For Severe Weather

Officials Remind Residents To Be Prepared For Severe Weather

Sunday marked the start of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, April 12
Fowlerville Police Department Considering Vehicle Upgrade

Fowlerville Police Department Considering Vehicle Upgrade

The Fowlerville Police Department is weighing the pros and cons of changing models for its next patrol vehicle. Read Full Article
 
Fire Departments Lift Burn Bans As Grass Fires Become Less Likely

Fire Departments Lift Burn Bans As Grass Fires Become Less Likely

Conditions are becoming less dangerous, leading to some local bans on open burning being lifted. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, April 11
LACASA Hosting Documentary & Discussion Panels On Campus Rape

LACASA Hosting Documentary & Discussion Panels On Campus Rape

LACASA Center is presenting “The Hunting Ground” next Friday, April 17th at 7pm as part of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Read Full Article
 
Howell City Council Approves Utility Rate Studies

Howell City Council Approves Utility Rate Studies

Comprehensive water and sewer rate studies approved by Howell City Council. Read Full Article
 
New US Congressman To Address April Good Morning Livingston

New US Congressman To Address April Good Morning Livingston

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Students From All Districts Invited To Howell Fire Academy Open House

Students From All Districts Invited To Howell Fire Academy Open House

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Job Fair Changes Hours To Increase Accessibility To Livingston Residents

Job Fair Changes Hours To Increase Accessibility To Livingston Residents

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Friday, April 10
Lily Tomlin Concert at BCPA Cancelled

Lily Tomlin Concert at BCPA Cancelled

The scheduled Lily Tomlin performance Saturday at the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts has been cancelled, BCPA Director Eric Guerin saying that Tomlin has an upper respiratory infection. Read Full Article
 
Howell Couple Give Back After 1977 Snowstorm Rescue

Howell Couple Give Back After 1977 Snowstorm Rescue

A Livingston County couple who survived a 30-hour ordeal in a stranded car during a blizzard nearly 40 years ago is showing their gratitude to the road crew that rescued them. Read Full Article
 
Fowlerville Event To Highlight Dangers Of Opiate Abuse

Fowlerville Event To Highlight Dangers Of Opiate Abuse

The Fowlerville Police Department has organized a special presentation next week to help educate the community on the dangers and trends of opiate abuse. Read Full Article
 
Local Women Encouraged To Lend A Hand For Habitat For Humanity

Local Women Encouraged To Lend A Hand For Habitat For Humanity

Women in Livingston County are invited to help address the need for affordable housing during Habitat for Humanity’s 8th annual National Women Build Week. Read Full Article
 
South Lyon Firm Granted FAA Approval For Commercial Drone

South Lyon Firm Granted FAA Approval For Commercial Drone

A local company has received Federal Aviation Administration approval for commercial-application drone photography and videography.
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Request Denied To Dismiss Case Against Brighton Mom, But DHS Visits Suspended

Request Denied To Dismiss Case Against Brighton Mom, But DHS Visits Suspended

A local woman’s request to end state supervision of her daughter was denied Thursday, although visits by Child Protective Service workers were temporarily suspended. Read Full Article
 
MDOT Hoping To Lease Idled WALLY Rail Cars

MDOT Hoping To Lease Idled WALLY Rail Cars

MDOT is hoping to sublease rail cars for a proposed commuter project between Ann Arbor and Howell that has yet to come to fruition. Read Full Article
 
Eastbound I-96 On-Ramp At Spencer Road To Close Monday

Eastbound I-96 On-Ramp At Spencer Road To Close Monday

Starting next week, motorists can expect to see even more activity in the area of a large improvement project at I-96 and US-23 in Brighton. Read Full Article
 
Variance Granted for Brighton's Corrigan Oil to Delay Paving

Variance Granted for Brighton's Corrigan Oil to Delay Paving

Corrigan Oil in Brighton will be able to delay paving of an access drive as a result of variances approved Thursday by the Zoning Board of Appeals. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, April 9
Request Denied To Dismiss Case Against Brighton Mom, But DHS Visits Suspended

Request Denied To Dismiss Case Against Brighton Mom, But DHS Visits Suspended

A hearing this morning denied a local woman’s request to end Child Protective Services supervision of her daughter. Read Full Article
 
Lightning Strikes Howell Township Home

Lightning Strikes Howell Township Home

A lightning blast hit the chimney of a Howell Township home Thursday morning. Read Full Article
 
Rigato Named Regional Winner in People's Best New Chef Contest

Rigato Named Regional Winner in People's Best New Chef Contest

Executive chef who hails from Howell named Great Lakes region winner in people's best new chef contest. Read Full Article
 
Fundraiser To Assist Milford-Area Couple With Child's Medical Bills

Fundraiser To Assist Milford-Area Couple With Child's Medical Bills

Residents and business owners in Milford are hoping to give back to a local barista who offers a smile and welcoming words with their daily cup of coffee. Read Full Article
 
Updated Maps For Proposed ET Rover Pipeline Publicly Available

Updated Maps For Proposed ET Rover Pipeline Publicly Available

Rover Pipeline has provided updated maps detailing the proposed route to local libraries and government offices in the counties that will likely be affected. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Police Partner w/ Community Alert & Messaging Service

Brighton Police Partner w/ Community Alert & Messaging Service

The Brighton Police Department has joined a growing list of public safety organizations that utilize a community messaging service. Read Full Article
 
Fenton Man Pleads Guilty To Filing False Tax Returns

Fenton Man Pleads Guilty To Filing False Tax Returns

A Fenton man accused of filing false tax returns has entered a plea in federal court. Read Full Article
 
Wednesday, April 8
Fatal Highland Twp. Fire Appears To Be Accidental

Fatal Highland Twp. Fire Appears To Be Accidental

Funeral services are set later this week for a Highland Township man killed last week in a fire. Read Full Article
 
State Approves Most Of The Plan To Fix Waldenwoods Violations

State Approves Most Of The Plan To Fix Waldenwoods Violations

State officials have mostly agreed to plans that will address environmental violations a Hartland Township resort. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Township Board & SELCRA Discuss Funding Challenges

Brighton Township Board & SELCRA Discuss Funding Challenges

The Brighton Township Board discussed funding challenges facing the Southeastern Livingston County Recreation Authority during a work session Monday.
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Cromaine Library Selects "Old School" Classic for 2015 Big Read Book

Cromaine Library Selects "Old School" Classic for 2015 Big Read Book

A book with a plot based on the unpredictability of real life is the featured selection for the 2015 Big Read program at Hartland’s Cromaine District Library. Read Full Article
 
Preliminary Site Plan Approved For Condominium Project In Hartland Township

Preliminary Site Plan Approved For Condominium Project In Hartland Township

Developers looking to create a 21 unit condominium project in Hartland Township have received approval of their preliminary site plan Read Full Article
 
Funeral Services Set For Retired Assistant Hartland Fire Chief

Funeral Services Set For Retired Assistant Hartland Fire Chief

A former Hartland assistant fire chief will be laid to rest next weekend. Read Full Article
 
Speed Study To Commence On Portion Of M-59 In Howell

Speed Study To Commence On Portion Of M-59 In Howell

The Howell City Council has agreed to move forward with a speed study on a busy stretch of M-59. Read Full Article
 
Judge: No Bond Reduction For Man Charged In Case Involving Minor

Judge: No Bond Reduction For Man Charged In Case Involving Minor

A local judge denied a request to reduce bond for a man charged after a joint criminal investigation involving an out of state teenager. Read Full Article
 
Brenda Burns to Appear on Dr. Phil Show Next Week

Brenda Burns to Appear on Dr. Phil Show Next Week

A local mother who claims she’s being illegally harassed by the state in their effort to gain control over her daughter will share her family’s story on national TV.
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Tuesday, April 7
Man Injured After Crashing 1999 Yamaha During High Speed Police Chase

Man Injured After Crashing 1999 Yamaha During High Speed Police Chase

A Genoa Township man is facing charges after leading police on a high speed chase and crashing his father's 1999 Yamaha. Read Full Article
 
Another Livingston Horse Diagnosed With Deadly Virus

Another Livingston Horse Diagnosed With Deadly Virus

Another Livingston County horse has tested positive for a strain of equine herpes virus.
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Brighton Township Preparing to Overhaul Municipality’s Website

Brighton Township Preparing to Overhaul Municipality’s Website

Brighton Township Board hears presentations from two companies specializing in government-related website redesign. Read Full Article
 
Online Contest Featuring Chef From Howell Wraps-Up Wednesday

Online Contest Featuring Chef From Howell Wraps-Up Wednesday

An executive chef who hails from Howell is in the running to be named one of the most talented new chefs in America. Read Full Article
 
Fenton Discusses Contract For New Solid Waste Removal System

Fenton Discusses Contract For New Solid Waste Removal System

At a work session on Monday, Fenton’s City Council discussed a contract with Republic Services that would transition residents to a two-cart system. Read Full Article
 
Local Public Health Efforts Highlighted This Week

Local Public Health Efforts Highlighted This Week

The local Department of Public Health is highlighting the work it performs throughout the year this week in honor of National Public Health Week. Read Full Article
 
Free Teen Distracted Driving Course Offered to Area Students in May

Free Teen Distracted Driving Course Offered to Area Students in May

Area high school students have an opportunity to take part in a free hands-on distracted driving course. Read Full Article
 
Monday, April 6
Fifth-Grader From Fenton Working For Trail Creation

Fifth-Grader From Fenton Working For Trail Creation

The Linden-Argentine-Fenton Trails Coalition is working is develop multi-use pathways with some help from a local fifth-grader. Read Full Article
 
Handy Township Crash Sends Five To The Hospital

Handy Township Crash Sends Five To The Hospital

A crash last night in Handy Township has left a Wayne County woman in critical condition. Read Full Article
 
Retired Assistant Chief w/ Hartland Fire Department Passes Away

Retired Assistant Chief w/ Hartland Fire Department Passes Away

Hartland Area Fire Department says it's with sadness they announce the passing of a retired assistant chief. Read Full Article
 
Exhibit Will Honor Events & Heroes From 9/11

Exhibit Will Honor Events & Heroes From 9/11

A special traveling exhibit honoring the heroes of the September 11th attacks will be open to the public during the 10th annual Hamburg Family Fun Fest in June. Read Full Article
 
Art Comes to Life During New Event at Howell Opera House

Art Comes to Life During New Event at Howell Opera House

Collectors and art enthusiasts will be able to watch as their next potential piece comes to life during a new interactive fundraiser.
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Scholarship Applications Sought In Memory Of Beloved Chamber Assistant

Scholarship Applications Sought In Memory Of Beloved Chamber Assistant

The Howell Area Chamber of Commerce is again accepting nominations for the annual Margaret Starkey Scholarship program. Read Full Article
 
Hearing Set This Week For Brighton Mother Targeted By DHS

Hearing Set This Week For Brighton Mother Targeted By DHS

A hearing is set this week for a Brighton mother who says she is being illegally harassed by the Michigan Department of Human Services. Read Full Article
 
Company Clearing Former Contamininated Park Site In Howell

Company Clearing Former Contamininated Park Site In Howell

Recycling company with plans for expansion in the midst of work at a once contaminated site in the City of Howell. Read Full Article
 
Local Non-Profit & Tattoo Shop Hosting Ink4Autism & Fundraising Events

Local Non-Profit & Tattoo Shop Hosting Ink4Autism & Fundraising Events

The Boxing Autism Club of Livingston County and The Shop in Fowlerville have partnered up to host autism awareness and fundraising events this month. Read Full Article
 
Project Opiate Presentation Scheduled For Fowlerville Next Week

Project Opiate Presentation Scheduled For Fowlerville Next Week

The Fowlerville Police Department is organizing the presentation to educate residents about the realities of opiate abuse. Read Full Article
 
Downtwon Arts Project Returns To Howell

Downtwon Arts Project Returns To Howell

The Howell Arts Project, which debuted in 2012, will feature original artwork being reproduced and exhibited on an exterior wall within the downtown during the summer. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, April 5
Several Local Municipalities Get Perfect Score For Fiscal Responsibility

Several Local Municipalities Get Perfect Score For Fiscal Responsibility

Munetrix Municipal Metrics has released its ratings for 2013, naming several local townships and communities among those with perfect scores. Read Full Article
 
 Livingston County’s Jobless Rate Drops in February

Livingston County’s Jobless Rate Drops in February

Livingston County's jobless rate decreased moderately from January to February. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, April 4
Judge Orders Woman To Pay Funeral Costs After Hitting Pedestrian

Judge Orders Woman To Pay Funeral Costs After Hitting Pedestrian

After pleading no contest to failing to stop at a fatal accident, Candice Soerries has been ordered to pay the pedestrian's funeral costs. Read Full Article
 
Sewer System Stability Results in Rating Upgrade for City of Howell

Sewer System Stability Results in Rating Upgrade for City of Howell

Stable outlook leads to improved rating for the City of Howell’s sewer system. Read Full Article
 
Friday, April 3
Highland Township Man Dies in Early Morning Blaze

Highland Township Man Dies in Early Morning Blaze

A Highland Township man died in an early morning fire despite efforts by neighbors who tried to save him. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Man Arraigned on Trespassing Charge

Brighton Man Arraigned on Trespassing Charge

Critic of proposed charter school in Brighton arraigned on trespassing charge.
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Pending Senate Bill Delays Green Oak Action On Marijuana

Pending Senate Bill Delays Green Oak Action On Marijuana

The Green Oak Township Planning Commission has referred possible ordinance updates for legal review in light of a new senate bill. Read Full Article
 
Portion of LeRoy Street In Fenton To Close Monday For Construction

Portion of LeRoy Street In Fenton To Close Monday For Construction

Road closure planned in City of Fenton Monday for water main work. Read Full Article
 
Lansing Man Sentenced To Prison For Fatal Drug Deal

Lansing Man Sentenced To Prison For Fatal Drug Deal

Ryan Tyus will serve up to 15 years in prison for a 2013 heroin deal that led to a woman's death in Howell. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Middle Schoolers Ace Regional Science Tournament

Brighton Middle Schoolers Ace Regional Science Tournament

A group of local middle school science students are celebrating their chance to compete at the state level. Read Full Article
 
Fenton Man Enters Plea To Lesser Charge In Shooting Incident

Fenton Man Enters Plea To Lesser Charge In Shooting Incident

Gregory Thomas Johnson avoided being tried for assault with intent to commit murder for an incident involving his neighbor. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Council OKs Supplemental SELCRA Funding Request

Brighton Council OKs Supplemental SELCRA Funding Request

The Brighton City Council approved a supplemental funding request by SELCRA for this year but declined a request for additional funding for next year. Read Full Article
 
Future Industrial Development Project Moving Forward in Handy Township

Future Industrial Development Project Moving Forward in Handy Township

Special meeting allowed for technical revisions to an agreement between Green Grid LLC and Handy Township for future development project. Read Full Article
 
Emergency Weather Siren Testing Will Begin At Noon Tomorrow

Emergency Weather Siren Testing Will Begin At Noon Tomorrow

The testing will take place for three minutes at noon during the first Saturday of every month between April and October. Read Full Article
 
Local Explorers Post Distinguishes Itself At State Competition

Local Explorers Post Distinguishes Itself At State Competition

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department’s Explorer program took top spots in an annual competition for young prospective law enforcement officers. Read Full Article