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Tuesday, June 28
County Fire Chiefs Issue Burn Ban

County Fire Chiefs Issue Burn Ban

Several areas have witnessed small rapidly spreading field fires due to open burning or ignition of fireworks. Read Full Article
 
Jury Convicts Deerfield Township Couple In "Outrageous" Child Abuse Case

Jury Convicts Deerfield Township Couple In "Outrageous" Child Abuse Case

A Deerfield Township couple has been convicted of child abuse by a local jury.
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Michigan's Secretary of State In Howell This Week To Discuss MI-TIME Expansion

Michigan's Secretary of State In Howell This Week To Discuss MI-TIME Expansion

MI-TIME allows customers to get in line online or via phone and to receive updates via text, saving them a wait in the office. Read Full Article
 
Local Lawmaker Calls Free Offer For Plastic Pipes In Flint "Common Sense"

Local Lawmaker Calls Free Offer For Plastic Pipes In Flint "Common Sense"

State Rep. Joe Graves says that JM Eagle, a California-based manufacturer of polyethylene plastic pipes, made the offer to the city in February. Read Full Article
 
Deliberations Begin On Child Abuse Charges Against Deerfield Twp Couple

Deliberations Begin On Child Abuse Charges Against Deerfield Twp Couple

Closing arguments have been presented and the jury is deliberating in the trial of a Deerfield Township couple facing felony child abuse charges. Read Full Article
 
Howell School Board Members Insert Gender Issue Into Counseling Discussion

Howell School Board Members Insert Gender Issue Into Counseling Discussion

Trustees Deb McCormick and Gregg Gilligan want to see policy changes before new counselor is hired by district. Read Full Article
 
M-DOT Firming Up Repair Timeline For Lahring Road & US-23 Overpass

M-DOT Firming Up Repair Timeline For Lahring Road & US-23 Overpass

The Michigan Department of Transportation is working out a timeline for repairs to the Lahring Road overpass at US-23 in Fenton.
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Howell Council Unanimously Passes Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Howell Council Unanimously Passes Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

An anti-discrimination ordinance was passed unanimously by Howell Council as members of the LGBTQ community applauded members for taking on the issue. Read Full Article
 
Brighton School Board OKs Salaries For Top Administrators

Brighton School Board OKs Salaries For Top Administrators

The Brighton Board of Education approved contract extensions for the superintendent and two assistant superintendents at Monday night’s board meeting. Read Full Article
 
Monday, June 27
Controversial Cyber Charter School Finds Temporary Building

Controversial Cyber Charter School Finds Temporary Building

Following criticism from two local superintendents, Whitmore Lake Public Schools will rent out its own building space to a controversial cyber charter school. Read Full Article
 
Senator Hune Endorsing Bezotte For Livingston County Board Of Commissioners

Senator Hune Endorsing Bezotte For Livingston County Board Of Commissioners

Local Senator Joe Hune has announced his support for Sheriff Bob Bezotte in the Livingston County Board of Commissioners race. Read Full Article
 
Local Leaders Head Up Planning Agency Caucuses

Local Leaders Head Up Planning Agency Caucuses

Of the four Bloc Caucuses within SEMCOG, two are headed up by elected officials from Livingston County. Read Full Article
 
Water Use Restrictions Issued For Two Genoa Township Subdivisions

Water Use Restrictions Issued For Two Genoa Township Subdivisions

Water use restrictions have been put in place for Oak Pointe And North Shore. Read Full Article
 
Bishop: OMB Refusal To Approve Meningitis Victim Compensation "Biggest Crime Of All"

Bishop: OMB Refusal To Approve Meningitis Victim Compensation "Biggest Crime Of All"

Another deadline has come and gone for a local Congressman’s request of a face-to-face meeting with Obama Administration officials. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Rotary Awards Scholarships To Six Local Seniors

Brighton Rotary Awards Scholarships To Six Local Seniors

The “Anderson – McGregor Memorial Scholarship” was established in 1989 to honor the memory of veterinarian Thomas Anderson and dentist Donald McGregor Read Full Article
 
Near-Perfect Weather Helps Launch Another Successful Balloonfest

Near-Perfect Weather Helps Launch Another Successful Balloonfest

After a beautiful weekend weather-wise, which saw evening launches Friday and Saturday, the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest came to a close Sunday. Read Full Article
 
Unique Summer Camp Opens for Medically Challenged Kids

Unique Summer Camp Opens for Medically Challenged Kids

A camp designed to meet the needs of medically challenged children held its grand opening on Saturday. Read Full Article
 
LACASA Garden Tour To Feature Nine Gardens Across The County

LACASA Garden Tour To Feature Nine Gardens Across The County

The two-day event is scheduled for July 9-10 from 9am to $pm each day. Read Full Article
 
Silver Lake Road Bridge Complete, Road Reopens

Silver Lake Road Bridge Complete, Road Reopens

A ribbon-cutting ceremony event in Fenton welcomed the new Silver Lake Road Bridge to the community.
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Sunday, June 26
Runs, Raffles, And Parades In Brighton This Independence Day

Runs, Raffles, And Parades In Brighton This Independence Day

Events begin at 7am on July 4th and run through the morning. Read Full Article
 
Local Leader Joins United Way's 2016 Campaign Cabinet

Local Leader Joins United Way's 2016 Campaign Cabinet

Carol Griffith, Vice Chairperson of the Livingston County Board of Commissioners, will join Rick Scofield as co-chairperson for the yearly fundraising campaign. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, June 25
Unemployment Rates Edge Upward In Livingston County

Unemployment Rates Edge Upward In Livingston County

Livingston County’s jobless rate increased slightly from April to May. Read Full Article
 
Fowlerville Man Who Offered Child $20 To Undress Enters Plea

Fowlerville Man Who Offered Child $20 To Undress Enters Plea

A Fowlerville man who allegedly asked a young girl to undress at the Fowlerville Wal-Mart has entered a plea.
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Election Law Violations Lead To Warnings, Fines For City Officials & Businessmen

Election Law Violations Lead To Warnings, Fines For City Officials & Businessmen

The state has issued warnings and fines following an investigation into claims of election law violations made by a former Howell City Council member. Read Full Article
 
Local Democrats Screening Documentary On Gun Violence

Local Democrats Screening Documentary On Gun Violence

Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA will be shown at party headquarters June 26th. Read Full Article
 
Consortium Officially Becomes Michigan Works! Southeast July 1st

Consortium Officially Becomes Michigan Works! Southeast July 1st

Director Bill Sleight feels there is a lot of optimism surrounding the change and ensures customers that the changes won’t really affect them. Read Full Article
 
Whitmore Lake Public Schools Looks to Fill Board Vacancies

Whitmore Lake Public Schools Looks to Fill Board Vacancies

A nearby school district is looking for people interested in shaping its future by filling board seats. Read Full Article
 
Friday, June 24
M-DOT Announces Weekend Ramp Closures at I-96/US-23

M-DOT Announces Weekend Ramp Closures at I-96/US-23

More weekend ramp closures are planned as part of construction at I-96 and US-23 in Brighton.
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Man & Son Injured at Marion Township Festival Seek Reimbursement

Man & Son Injured at Marion Township Festival Seek Reimbursement

A man and his son are seeking reimbursement for medical treatments after a mishap at a township festival. Read Full Article
 
Portage Lake Yacht Club Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Weekend Event

Portage Lake Yacht Club Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Weekend Event

This weekend a nearby yacht club hosts a special event to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Read Full Article
 
Congressman Mike Bishop Hires Local Veteran To Serve As Advocate

Congressman Mike Bishop Hires Local Veteran To Serve As Advocate

Joseph Riker will help veterans and their families navigate through interactions with administrative and government agencies by acting as a facilitator. Read Full Article
 
Stranger Danger Class For Kids Will Teach Awareness, Self-Defense

Stranger Danger Class For Kids Will Teach Awareness, Self-Defense

A stranger danger class in South Lyon next week will teach children to be vigilant and how to defend themselves if necessary. Read Full Article
 
Deadline Approaching To Register To Vote In August Primary

Deadline Approaching To Register To Vote In August Primary

The August 2nd Primary is approaching and local election officials say it won’t be very far away once July arrives.
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Marion Township Changes Parks Ordinance Around Firearms

Marion Township Changes Parks Ordinance Around Firearms

After a recent event in one local township an ordinance chance had to be made regarding carrying weapons. Read Full Article
 
Genoa Township Home Invasion Mastermind Gets Prison Sentence

Genoa Township Home Invasion Mastermind Gets Prison Sentence

Kennie Whitby of Green Oak Township has been sentenced to 50 to 75 years for 13 counts of armed robbery. Read Full Article
 
Livingston United Way To Continue Collaborations

Livingston United Way To Continue Collaborations

58% of their funds will help collective impact coalitions. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, June 23
Early Morning Blaze Damages South Lyon Hotel

Early Morning Blaze Damages South Lyon Hotel

A fire that significantly damaged a downtown landmark in South Lyon is being described as a huge loss for the community.
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Pinckney Student Denied Request For Early Release From Jail

Pinckney Student Denied Request For Early Release From Jail

A judge has denied a request for early release from one of the Pinckney High School students serving time for the sexual assault of another student.
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Backpacks For Kids Kicks Off Summer Campaign

Backpacks For Kids Kicks Off Summer Campaign

Donations are being accepted to help families with students in need. Read Full Article
 
3rd Alarm Fire Causes Extensive Damage To South Lyon Hotel

3rd Alarm Fire Causes Extensive Damage To South Lyon Hotel

The cause of the fire remains unknown. Read Full Article
 
3rd Annual "Game Of Thrones" Event Returns Next Week To Pinckney Library

3rd Annual "Game Of Thrones" Event Returns Next Week To Pinckney Library

Though summer has just begun, “winter is coming” to a local library with a “Game of Thrones” inspired event. Read Full Article
 
3rd Alarm Fire Causes Extensive Damage To South Lyon Hotel

3rd Alarm Fire Causes Extensive Damage To South Lyon Hotel

Crews are continuing to battle a fire at a historic building and popular restaurant in downtown South Lyon.
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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured After Head-On Crash In Unadilla Township

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured After Head-On Crash In Unadilla Township

A motorcyclist remains hospitalized following a head-on crash Tuesday evening. Read Full Article
 
Grand Opening Saturday At Camp For Children With Serious Health Challenges

Grand Opening Saturday At Camp For Children With Serious Health Challenges

A weekend open house is planned to showcase a special camp for children with serious health challenges.
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2nd Annual Airshow Will Soar To New Heights This Weekend

2nd Annual Airshow Will Soar To New Heights This Weekend

The Livingston County Airshow is returning to the Howell area this weekend with bigger and better aircraft, attractions, and all things aviation. Read Full Article
 
Wednesday, June 22
Police: Death Of Hamburg Man Found In State Rec. Area Suspected Suicide

Police: Death Of Hamburg Man Found In State Rec. Area Suspected Suicide

Authorities say the death of a Hamburg Township man who went missing over the weekend from an area campsite is a suspected suicide.
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Chilson/Coon Lake Road Roundabout Expected To Open Saturday

Chilson/Coon Lake Road Roundabout Expected To Open Saturday

A roundabout project in Genoa Township is nearing completion and the intersecting roads are expected to reopen Saturday. Read Full Article
 
Sheriff's Department Takes Over County Clerk Embezzlement Investigation

Sheriff's Department Takes Over County Clerk Embezzlement Investigation

An investigation is ongoing within the Livingston County Clerk’s Office, regarding alleged embezzlement.
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Trial Of Deerfield Township Couple Charged In Child Abuse Case Underway

Trial Of Deerfield Township Couple Charged In Child Abuse Case Underway

A Deerfield Township couple accused of felony child abuse is on trial.
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Fenton Fire Department Seeking Volunteer Firefighters

Fenton Fire Department Seeking Volunteer Firefighters

Paid on-call volunteer firefighters are needed at an area fire department. Read Full Article
 
Area Republicans Gather To Discuss Trump And Party Platform

Area Republicans Gather To Discuss Trump And Party Platform

Donald Trump's state director Scott Hagerstrom spoke to the crowd along with State Senator Joe Hune and Delegate Meshawn Maddock. Read Full Article
 
Howell City Council Introduces Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Howell City Council Introduces Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

The City of Howell is moving toward adopting an anti-discrimination ordinance.
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Tuesday, June 21
Sewer Users File Lawsuit Against Brighton Township

Sewer Users File Lawsuit Against Brighton Township

Charging that they are paying exorbitant sewer rates, a group of disgruntled Brighton Township residents filed a class action lawsuit Monday in US District Court against the township. Read Full Article
 
Genoa Township Seeks To Have Federal Suit Filed By Christian School Dismissed

Genoa Township Seeks To Have Federal Suit Filed By Christian School Dismissed

A federal lawsuit filed against Genoa Township by a Christian school continues to play out. Read Full Article
 
Last County Master Plan Session Wraps Up Series Tomorrow

Last County Master Plan Session Wraps Up Series Tomorrow

The final session on building Livingston County’s Master Plan will wrap up the six-part series Wednesday evening. Read Full Article
 
"Multiple Sharp Force Injuries" Caused Death Of Hamburg Twp. Man Found At State Rec Area

"Multiple Sharp Force Injuries" Caused Death Of Hamburg Twp. Man Found At State Rec Area

An autopsy was conducted yesterday on the body of the 43-year-old man, whose name is not being released at this time. Read Full Article
 
Sons Of The American Legion Fly-In Breakfast Held Saturday

Sons Of The American Legion Fly-In Breakfast Held Saturday

The community can enjoy breakfast this weekend with a local veterans’ group while looking to the skies for unique aircraft.


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Local Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Elderly Couple

Local Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Elderly Couple

A Howell man who was paid to build a deck for an elderly couple but never delivered has entered a plea.
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LACASA Charity Challenge Ends Wednesday

LACASA Charity Challenge Ends Wednesday

There are only a couple of days left to help raise money in a charity challenge for a local non-profit organization. Read Full Article
 
Whitmore Lake Schools Back in Good Fiscal Shape

Whitmore Lake Schools Back in Good Fiscal Shape

One local school district ended its school year in a better fiscal position after a few years of struggle. Read Full Article
 
Monday, June 20
Autopsy Planned For Hamburg Twp. Man Discovered Dead At State Rec Area

Autopsy Planned For Hamburg Twp. Man Discovered Dead At State Rec Area

The investigation into the campsite death of a Hamburg Township man in the Brighton State Recreation Area over this past weekend is ongoing. Read Full Article
 
Local State Rep Still Seeking To Eliminate Judicial Age Restrictions

Local State Rep Still Seeking To Eliminate Judicial Age Restrictions

A local lawmaker has put forth an amendment to legislation regarding age requirements for judges. Read Full Article
 
Motion To Amend Bond Denied For Windsor Man Charged in Rape Case

Motion To Amend Bond Denied For Windsor Man Charged in Rape Case

Local bond conditions will remain in effect for a Canadian man accused of raping an incapacitated woman.
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GOP Activist From Howell Joins Plot To "Dump Trump"

GOP Activist From Howell Joins Plot To "Dump Trump"

A local GOP activist is part of an emerging and growing multi-state network of delegates plotting to “dump Trump”.
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Public Voting For Howell Art Project Ends Friday

Public Voting For Howell Art Project Ends Friday

Residents and visitors in Downtown Howell are encouraged to vote for their favorite piece of art at four locations throughout the City by Friday.
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Pinckney Schools Set to Begin New Training Program

Pinckney Schools Set to Begin New Training Program

Area students will have the opportunity for one of a kind training in one local district after a grant award was announced recently. Read Full Article
 
Online Forum Set Up For Van Curler Property In Downtown Whitmore Lake

Online Forum Set Up For Van Curler Property In Downtown Whitmore Lake

An online public forum has been set up to discuss the future of a prominent piece of land in Whitmore Lake's downtown area.

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Get Tested For National HIV Test Day

Get Tested For National HIV Test Day

The Livingston County Department of Public Health is providing free testing on Wednesday, June 22nd. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, June 19
Death of Hamburg Twp. Man Found in State Rec. Area Not Accidental

Death of Hamburg Twp. Man Found in State Rec. Area Not Accidental

Police are investigating the apparent murder of a man whose body was found Saturday in the Brighton State Recreation Area. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Arts & Culture Commission Showcases Downtown Chalk Art

Brighton Arts & Culture Commission Showcases Downtown Chalk Art

Shoppers and other visitors to downtown Brighton can enjoy colorful children's characters these days in the chalk art of Ann Arbor's David Zinn. Read Full Article
 
Local Artwork Being Displayed This Summer on Hyne Alley in Brighton

Local Artwork Being Displayed This Summer on Hyne Alley in Brighton

Visitors to downtown Brighton can see colorful, whimsically painted local artwork in the Hyne Alley between West Main and Mill Pond Lane this summer. Read Full Article
 
Trial Date Set For Milford Woman's Murder Trial

Trial Date Set For Milford Woman's Murder Trial

Yvonne Cortis was charged with open murder in December following the death of 68-year-old Greg Cortis. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, June 18
Artistic Bicycle Rack Installed In Downtown Howell

Artistic Bicycle Rack Installed In Downtown Howell

The installation of an artistic bike rack in Downtown Howell is part of city-wide efforts to become a bicycle friendly community. Read Full Article
 
Howell Public Schools Board Agrees To Budget Amendment

Howell Public Schools Board Agrees To Budget Amendment

Officials in the Howell school district agree to a budget amendment to cover an increased deficit. Read Full Article
 
Chelsea Man Enters Plea In Child Pornography Case

Chelsea Man Enters Plea In Child Pornography Case

George Louis Trevino was arrested by federal agents in February after a search warrant was executed at his home on Old US-12 in Chelsea. Read Full Article
 
Republican National Convention Platform Listening Tour In Howell Tuesday

Republican National Convention Platform Listening Tour In Howell Tuesday

The Republican National Convention Platform Listening Tour will be making a stop in Livingston County next week.
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Rescue 911 Summer Learning Camp Coming To Downtown Fenton

Rescue 911 Summer Learning Camp Coming To Downtown Fenton

An event focused on kids and summer safety will take place Thursday at Bush Park in Downtown Fenton. Read Full Article
 
Friday, June 17
Crash Damages Overpass In Fenton Area

Crash Damages Overpass In Fenton Area

Authorities say a backhoe being hauled on a trailer was heading southbound on US-23 when it struck the Lahring Road overpass just before 7am. Read Full Article
 
 "Operation Treasure Hunt" & Art Display Kick Off Saturday in Downtown Brighton

"Operation Treasure Hunt" & Art Display Kick Off Saturday in Downtown Brighton

An Art display kicks off Saturday in Downtown Brighton, along with Operation Treasure Hunt featuring an internationally recognized chalk artist. Read Full Article
 
Pleas Possible In Both State & Federal Cases Against Tyrone Man

Pleas Possible In Both State & Federal Cases Against Tyrone Man

Michael LaJoice of Tyrone Township was already charged with 14 embezzlement counts in Oakland County when federal authorities filed a bank fraud charge June 7th. Read Full Article
 
M-DOT Says Overnight Ramp Closures Will Take Place Friday Night

M-DOT Says Overnight Ramp Closures Will Take Place Friday Night

M-DOT recently announced that the ramp closures on I-96 at US-23 in Brighton will proceed Friday night. Read Full Article
 
Saturday Declared Ozone Action Day

Saturday Declared Ozone Action Day

Livingston County residents are encouraged to do their part to keep help air clean this weekend, with high temps and lots of sun in the forecast.
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Brighton Councilman & City Mgr. Debate Lead Role In Union Talks

Brighton Councilman & City Mgr. Debate Lead Role In Union Talks

The Brighton City Council debated whether the city manager or the city labor attorney should have the lead role in union contract negotiations. Read Full Article
 
Local Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Remove Political Party Vignettes From Ballots

Local Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Remove Political Party Vignettes From Ballots

Hank Vaupel is hoping to eliminate confusion and delays in the voting booth during future elections.
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Howell Kindergartners Create Placemats For Big Boy

Howell Kindergartners Create Placemats For Big Boy

Kindergartners in one local elementary created placemats for a Howell restaurant that promote recycling. Read Full Article
 
Concerts At The Courthouse Returns To Howell This Summer

Concerts At The Courthouse Returns To Howell This Summer

An outdoor music series that draws hundreds to downtown Howell each summer will begin again on July 1st. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, June 16
Motorist Trapped After Large Tree Branch, Power Line Falls On Vehicle

Motorist Trapped After Large Tree Branch, Power Line Falls On Vehicle

A man escaped injury after a tree branch and power line fell on his vehicle in Brighton. Read Full Article
 
Community Comes Together At Brighton Vigil For Orlando Victims

Community Comes Together At Brighton Vigil For Orlando Victims

A vigil Wednesday in Brighton brought the community together to pray and grieve for those killed and injured during a massacre at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Read Full Article
 
Sheriff Bezotte & Bicyclist At Crossroads Over Sunday Incident

Sheriff Bezotte & Bicyclist At Crossroads Over Sunday Incident

A bicyclist and Livingston County Sheriff Bob Bezotte appear to be at a crossroads over an incident last weekend. Read Full Article
 
Properties Owned By Accused Embezzler Set To Be Sold

Properties Owned By Accused Embezzler Set To Be Sold

In all, six properties in Fenton will be sold with the proceeds applied toward restitution. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Schools To Expand Recreational Offerings

Brighton Schools To Expand Recreational Offerings

The City is withdrawing from SELCRA on June 30th and will offer new and expanded offerings this fall. Read Full Article
 
New Hiking, Biking Trail Dedicated Near Chelsea

New Hiking, Biking Trail Dedicated Near Chelsea

It's part of a 20-mile trail that will consist of five unique sections over varying terrain. Read Full Article
 
Two Putnam Fire Officers Retire After Combined 73 Years Of Service

Two Putnam Fire Officers Retire After Combined 73 Years Of Service

Deputy Chief Denis Aseltine served 38 years. Assistant Chief Mark Coddington served for 35. Read Full Article
 
Weekend Lane Closures & Patch Work Planned On Eastbound I-96

Weekend Lane Closures & Patch Work Planned On Eastbound I-96

More weekend lane closures are planned on I-96 near Webberville, along with concrete patch work in the Howell area. Read Full Article
 
Detroit Man Competent To Stand Trial In Deaths Of 4-Year-Old Girl & Mother

Detroit Man Competent To Stand Trial In Deaths Of 4-Year-Old Girl & Mother

A judge has found a Detroit man competent to stand trial in the deaths of a mother and daughter in a case that started locally.
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Wednesday, June 15
Superintendents, Parents & State School Officials Raise Concerns Over Cyber School

Superintendents, Parents & State School Officials Raise Concerns Over Cyber School

The Livingston Classical Cyber Academy is proposed on a site at Old US-23 and Hyne Road in Brighton Township. Read Full Article
 
Two Nursing Care Facilities In Fenton Under Investigation

Two Nursing Care Facilities In Fenton Under Investigation

Federal complaints seeking documents have been filed against two Fenton area nursing facilities being investigated for client abuse.
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Ride For The Cure Kick-Off Celebration Thursday At Lake Trust In Brighton

Ride For The Cure Kick-Off Celebration Thursday At Lake Trust In Brighton

A kick-off celebration and on-site registration for a breast cancer awareness ride will be held in Brighton Thursday. Read Full Article
 
Kroger Pays $82k & Agrees To ADA Training To Settle Howell Lawsuit

Kroger Pays $82k & Agrees To ADA Training To Settle Howell Lawsuit

The lawsuit alleged the Howell store failed to make reasonable accommodation for a stock person after she suffered a back injury in June of 2010. Read Full Article
 
New Parking Lot Could Potentially Be Built By Hartland Post Office

New Parking Lot Could Potentially Be Built By Hartland Post Office

The Board of Trustees has yet to make a motion at acquiring the one-acre parcel of land. Read Full Article
 
County Health Department Is Encouraging Dads To Quit Smoking

County Health Department Is Encouraging Dads To Quit Smoking

The LCDPH is hoping families celebrate Father's Day by helping dad become tobacco-free. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, June 14
Highland Township To Make World Record Attempt During Annual Festival

Highland Township To Make World Record Attempt During Annual Festival

The Highland Township community will again make a world record attempt during a festival later this month. Read Full Article
 
Drugs Investigated As Factor In Crash That Caused Hartland Fire

Drugs Investigated As Factor In Crash That Caused Hartland Fire

A car struck a residence on Denver Drive, causing a gas line to rupture, explode and catch on fire. Read Full Article
 
Howell Public Schools Board Hears Comments on Transgender Bathroom Issue

Howell Public Schools Board Hears Comments on Transgender Bathroom Issue

A controversial issue had local residents and trustees speaking up at Monday night’s Howell Public Schools Board of Education meeting. Read Full Article
 
BHS Choral Group Performs at Board Meeting

BHS Choral Group Performs at Board Meeting

The Brighton Board of Education was serenaded at its meeting Monday by the Brighton High School Bel Canto musical ensemble. Read Full Article
 
Woman Pleads Guilty To Charges In Green Oak Township Home Invasion

Woman Pleads Guilty To Charges In Green Oak Township Home Invasion

A Romulus woman has reached a plea deal related to a home invasion in Green Oak Township.

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Unadilla Store Reopens

Unadilla Store Reopens

The Unadilla Township store burned down in January 2015. It reopened Monday in a new building. Read Full Article
 
Project Seeks To Redevelop Old Memories Lounge In Brighton Township

Project Seeks To Redevelop Old Memories Lounge In Brighton Township

Plans for a renovation/redevelopment project were the topic of Monday night’s Brighton Township Planning Commission meeting. Read Full Article
 
Brighton School Board Trustee Questions Shared Services

Brighton School Board Trustee Questions Shared Services

Brighton Area Schools officials are projecting the formerly deficit district will be in the black again this year and next. Read Full Article
 
Substitute No Longer Focus Of Inappropriate Message Investigation

Substitute No Longer Focus Of Inappropriate Message Investigation

District officials launched an investigation in December after concerns were brought to the attention of Pinckney High School Principal Jim Darga. Read Full Article
 
Motion & Trial Set For Deerfield Couple Charged In Child Abuse Case

Motion & Trial Set For Deerfield Couple Charged In Child Abuse Case

A Deerfield Township couple accused of felony child abuse could go to trial this month.


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