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Monday, May 30
Brighton School Board OKs Improvements at BECC, BHS

Brighton School Board OKs Improvements at BECC, BHS

The BECC Building and the Brighton High School media center will get new carpeting as a result of last Monday's Board of Education meeting. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, May 29
County Adopts Guidelines Regarding Donated Property

County Adopts Guidelines Regarding Donated Property

County authorities will now have a list of guidelines to help them decide whether accepting donated land is in their best interest. Read Full Article
 
Livingston County's Jobless Rate Improves In April

Livingston County's Jobless Rate Improves In April

April unemployment rates declined in all of Michigan’s regional labor markets, including Livingston County.

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District Asked To Assume Control Of Community Center Scheduling

District Asked To Assume Control Of Community Center Scheduling

Since the city is severing its ties with SELCRA, it is proposing that the schools take over running the Community Center. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, May 28
Fowlerville Police Officer Stops Heroin Overdose With Narcan

Fowlerville Police Officer Stops Heroin Overdose With Narcan

A local police officer’s training on how to counter an opiate overdose helped save a life in Fowlerville yesterday. Read Full Article
 
Impact Assessment Approved For Next Phase At Lakeshore Village

Impact Assessment Approved For Next Phase At Lakeshore Village

An expansion project at a Genoa Township apartment complex has been granted final approval. Read Full Article
 
"Howell Story Corps" Shares the Stories of Howell Public Schools

"Howell Story Corps" Shares the Stories of Howell Public Schools

A high school senior is working to share the stories of the people who make up Howell Public Schools. Read Full Article
 
Friday, May 27
Local Lawmakers Urge AG to Join Lawsuit Regarding Transgender Bathrooms

Local Lawmakers Urge AG to Join Lawsuit Regarding Transgender Bathrooms

Three local lawmakers are urging Attorney General Bill Schuette to join a lawsuit against the federal government regarding transgender bathroom policies. Read Full Article
 
Traffic Problems Reported All Day Throughout Livingston County

Traffic Problems Reported All Day Throughout Livingston County

Traffic issues have been reported all over the Livingston County area as the holiday weekend kicks off. Read Full Article
 
Firefighters Battle Thursday Night Blaze At Home On Whitmore Lake Road

Firefighters Battle Thursday Night Blaze At Home On Whitmore Lake Road

A home on Whitmore Lake Road was severely damaged by fire Thursday night in an area lacking fire hydrants.

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State Holds Meetings With Local Auto Repair Shop Owners

State Holds Meetings With Local Auto Repair Shop Owners

The state has held meetings with two local auto repair shops previously served with cease and desist orders.
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Howell Hires New Executive Director for Instruction

Howell Hires New Executive Director for Instruction

A former Howell Public Schools employee has been asked to fill a vacancy in the district’s central office. Read Full Article
 
Downtown Howell In Top Ten Running For National Main Street Contest

Downtown Howell In Top Ten Running For National Main Street Contest

Downtown Howell is making a name for itself as a “small town community with a big town feel”. Read Full Article
 
Tractor Supply To Fill Vacant Foodtown Store In Hartland

Tractor Supply To Fill Vacant Foodtown Store In Hartland

Tractor Supply Company, a rural lifestyles retailer based out of Brentwood, Tennessee has plans to lease the space formerly occupied by Foodtown. Read Full Article
 
Mom Who Went Missing With Daughter Fights For Custody

Mom Who Went Missing With Daughter Fights For Custody

A local woman is headed to trial in an effort to keep custody of her daughter, after the two went missing earlier this month. Read Full Article
 
Blue Frog Bookstore For Sale, Owners Hoping Business Can Live On

Blue Frog Bookstore For Sale, Owners Hoping Business Can Live On

A local independent bookstore in Genoa Township is looking to sell.
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Man Sentenced For Stalking Former Teacher

Man Sentenced For Stalking Former Teacher

51-year-old Steven Kremski was charged in a case police refer to as an odd case of obsession stretching back 36 years. Read Full Article
 
Memorial Day Car Show To Benefit Disabled Veterans

Memorial Day Car Show To Benefit Disabled Veterans

The 11th Heritage Benefit Car Show will be held Memorial Day, Monday, May 30th from 10am-3pm at the Livingston East Complex. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, May 26
Bishop Takes To House Floor In Effort To Reverse Meningitis Ruling

Bishop Takes To House Floor In Effort To Reverse Meningitis Ruling

Bishop says that as victims continue to suffer, they are also being financially ruined. Read Full Article
 
State Board Of Canvassers Rules On Petitions In Local Races

State Board Of Canvassers Rules On Petitions In Local Races

The election season is getting more interesting following rulings from a state board that will impact two local races. Read Full Article
 
Mason Road Bridge Reopens, Road Commission Says Repairs Are Temporary

Mason Road Bridge Reopens, Road Commission Says Repairs Are Temporary

The Livingston County Road Commission says the completed repairs to a local bridge are just a “Band-Aid” approach until it can be replaced. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Super Says Contract Talks Underway For 2016-17

Brighton Super Says Contract Talks Underway For 2016-17

The first closed session between the board and Superintendent Greg Gray was held on Monday, after the regular school board meeting. Read Full Article
 
Vietnam-Era Veterans Receive Anniversary Pins At South Lyon Ceremony

Vietnam-Era Veterans Receive Anniversary Pins At South Lyon Ceremony

The event was organized by White Lake Republican State Senator Mike Kowall. Read Full Article
 
Red Cross Offers Incentive For Blood Donors Over Memorial Holiday

Red Cross Offers Incentive For Blood Donors Over Memorial Holiday

Blood donations are being sought at nearby locations, with extra incentive for those who give over the Memorial Day weekend. Read Full Article
 
Bathroom Policies Questioned By Angry Howell Public Schools Parent

Bathroom Policies Questioned By Angry Howell Public Schools Parent

An angry Howell parent is sounding off on issues related to bathroom use and changes he feels are impacting students. Read Full Article
 
Oldest Documented Blanding's Turtle Recaptured At Livingston County Reserve

Oldest Documented Blanding's Turtle Recaptured At Livingston County Reserve

The female was first captured and marked in 1954 as part of a long-running turtle study. Read Full Article
 
Local Woman Charged In Fatal Crash Bound Over For Trial

Local Woman Charged In Fatal Crash Bound Over For Trial

A Howell woman facing charges related to a fatal motorcycle crash on D-19 in Marion Township is headed to trial. Read Full Article
 
AAA Michigan Projects Highest Traveler Volume In Nine Years For Holiday Weekend

AAA Michigan Projects Highest Traveler Volume In Nine Years For Holiday Weekend

AAA Michigan expects the roads will be busy this weekend for those traveling to enjoy the Memorial Day holiday. Read Full Article
 
Fowlerville Students Win United Way Video Competition

Fowlerville Students Win United Way Video Competition

"Grab a Brush" was selected as the winning entry out of forty-seven received. Read Full Article
 
Howell City Council Considering New Design Options For Parking Lot Project

Howell City Council Considering New Design Options For Parking Lot Project

Alternative design plans are being considered for a parking lot identified for repairs in downtown Howell.

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Wednesday, May 25
Angry Parent Questions School Policy Following Alleged Bathroom Incident

Angry Parent Questions School Policy Following Alleged Bathroom Incident

A local parent is taking issue with an area school district regarding their policy on bathroom use by students as it relates to gender. Read Full Article
 
Doubts Mount As To Validity Of Gilbert's Rationale For Dropping Out

Doubts Mount As To Validity Of Gilbert's Rationale For Dropping Out

Should Melissa Gilbert be allowed to withdraw her name from the ballot after citing health reasons? Read Full Article
 
Down Power Line Shuts Down US-23, Sparks Grass Fire

Down Power Line Shuts Down US-23, Sparks Grass Fire

A downed power line shut down US-23 and caused delays in Green Oak Township this afternoon. Read Full Article
 
Prevent Animal Bites And Rabies This Spring

Prevent Animal Bites And Rabies This Spring

The Livingston County Department of Public Health advises to "love your own animal, but leave others alone." Read Full Article
 
Gregory Man Admits To Beating And Strangling Pregnant Girlfriend

Gregory Man Admits To Beating And Strangling Pregnant Girlfriend

A local man who police say beat and strangled his pregnant girlfriend has entered a plea. Read Full Article
 
LACASA Participating In Online Charity Challenge

LACASA Participating In Online Charity Challenge

The child advocacy organization could win additional funding of up to $100,000 following the five week competition. Read Full Article
 
Charyl Stockwell Preparatory Academy Wins 2016 GRAMMY Signature Schools Grant

Charyl Stockwell Preparatory Academy Wins 2016 GRAMMY Signature Schools Grant

CSPA was one of just eight schools nationwide to win the Grammy Signature School Enterprise Award and $5,5000 grant. Read Full Article
 
Jury Convicts Man On All Counts For Violent Home Invasion

Jury Convicts Man On All Counts For Violent Home Invasion

A local man described as the mastermind behind a violent Genoa Township home invasion has been convicted by jury.
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Pinckney Teen Serving Time For Rape Wants Early Release From Jail

Pinckney Teen Serving Time For Rape Wants Early Release From Jail

A Pinckney High School student who pleaded guilty to charges in a rape case is seeking an early release from jail.
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Local Dems "Tremendously Disappointed" At Gilbert's Withdrawal

Local Dems "Tremendously Disappointed" At Gilbert's Withdrawal

Gilbert cited head and neck injuries from two accidents in 2012 as her reason for dropping out. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, May 24
Actress Melissa Gilbert Officially Drops Congressional Bid

Actress Melissa Gilbert Officially Drops Congressional Bid

Actress Melissa Gilbert has dropped out of the race for U.S. Congress in Michigan's 8th congressional district, citing health problems.

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Melissa Gilbert Reportedly Drops Out Of 8th District Congressional Race

Melissa Gilbert Reportedly Drops Out Of 8th District Congressional Race

Actress Melissa Gilbert has reportedly abandoned her bid for the 8th Congressional District citing health problems.
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Battle Between Two Sitting Judges Likely To Proceed After Petition Challenge

Battle Between Two Sitting Judges Likely To Proceed After Petition Challenge

Two sitting 53rd District Court judges seeking election to the same seat will likely face off. Read Full Article
 
Mason Road Bridge Closed For Emergency Repairs

Mason Road Bridge Closed For Emergency Repairs

A local bridge will be closed for the next couple of weeks beginning today for emergency repairs. Read Full Article
 
Trial Date Set For Suspects In Linden School Shooting Plot

Trial Date Set For Suspects In Linden School Shooting Plot

The suspects in the plot police say targeted Linden High School have been scheduled for trial later this summer. Read Full Article
 
Howell School Board Sets Budget Hearing

Howell School Board Sets Budget Hearing

The Howell Public Schools Board of Education agreed to set a budget hearing for next month despite not knowing how much the state will chip in for the foundation allowance. Read Full Article
 
Former Dexter School Official Sentenced For Thefts

Former Dexter School Official Sentenced For Thefts

Brian Tungl pleaded no contest last month to embezzling equipment that officials say was worth more than $300,000. Read Full Article
 
Cold Case Team Still Investigating Renkoski Disappearance 26 Years Later

Cold Case Team Still Investigating Renkoski Disappearance 26 Years Later

The case of an Okemos woman last seen in the Fowlerville area turns 26 years old today and authorities still believe there are people out there who know what happened.
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Democrats Urge Absentee Voting During Upcoming Elections

Democrats Urge Absentee Voting During Upcoming Elections

Local Democrats are urging clerks to promote absentee voting during the 2016 elections to help avoid the pressure of long lines at polling locations.

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Black Hawk Helicopter To Appear At Fowlerville Memorial Day Parade

Black Hawk Helicopter To Appear At Fowlerville Memorial Day Parade

The helicopter will be at Fowlerville Community Park from 12pm until 2pm on Monday, May 30th. Read Full Article
 
Salvation Army Seeks Sponsors For Summer Lunch Program

Salvation Army Seeks Sponsors For Summer Lunch Program

A summer program that provides meals for local families in need is seeking sponsors to support their efforts. Read Full Article
 
No Intervention For Rare Albino Skunks Found Under Local Porch

No Intervention For Rare Albino Skunks Found Under Local Porch

Two rare albino skunks making themselves at home underneath someone’s back porch apparently have a slim chance of survival. Read Full Article
 
Monday, May 23
Hundreds Pay Tribute To Howell Choir Director

Hundreds Pay Tribute To Howell Choir Director

Current students and alumni from the Howell High School Choir performed a special concert Sunday to honor their director. Read Full Article
 
Dirt Bike Crash Sends Men To Hospital Saturday; One Airlifted

Dirt Bike Crash Sends Men To Hospital Saturday; One Airlifted

Two men were hospitalized after a weekend dirt bike accident in Unadilla Township. Read Full Article
 
Hartland Teacher Immerses Students In Motown Culminating In Public Concert

Hartland Teacher Immerses Students In Motown Culminating In Public Concert

A group of local 6th-graders got a chance to record at a legendary Detroit studio that some say was where Motown really started. Read Full Article
 
Overnight Ramp Closures Scheduled Tuesday At I-96 & US-23

Overnight Ramp Closures Scheduled Tuesday At I-96 & US-23

Ramp closures have been scheduled overnight Tuesday at I-96 and US-23 in Brighton. Read Full Article
 
Fenton Board Unanimously Selects New Superintendent

Fenton Board Unanimously Selects New Superintendent

Adam Hartley will replace Interim Superintendent Doug Busch on July 1st. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Township Approves Contract For Kensington Road Improvement Project

Brighton Township Approves Contract For Kensington Road Improvement Project

Pavement improvement to a stretch of Kensington Road in Brighton Township will be a part of a regional program. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney Board Of Education Begins Union Negotiations

Pinckney Board Of Education Begins Union Negotiations

One area school district began preliminary negotiations of its bargaining unit contracts last night in lieu of a State Foundation Allowance. Read Full Article
 
Precinct Switch Planned For South Lyon Voters In August

Precinct Switch Planned For South Lyon Voters In August

It’s a temporary switch that is due to construction taking place at the school over the summer to install new lighting and air conditioning. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, May 22
Brighton to Convert More Streetlights to LED

Brighton to Convert More Streetlights to LED

More streetlights in the city of Brighton will be converted from the old sodium vapor variety to more efficient and brighter LED lights. Read Full Article
 
Fourth Suspect Bound Over For Retail Fraud & Police Chase

Fourth Suspect Bound Over For Retail Fraud & Police Chase

Another suspect charged in connection with a local store theft and police chase has been bound over for trial. Read Full Article
 
West Grand River In Brighton Set For Facelift Next Year

West Grand River In Brighton Set For Facelift Next Year

The federal government will pay $800,000 of the $1.1 million price tag, with the city contributing the $300,000 local match. Read Full Article
 
Tuition Auction Will Benefit LACASA Child Abuse Prevention Programs

Tuition Auction Will Benefit LACASA Child Abuse Prevention Programs

An online auction is now open for a year of a local preschool’s tuition which will in turn benefit the LACASA Center. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, May 21
Construction Continues On East Wall Of Howell City Hall

Construction Continues On East Wall Of Howell City Hall

Repairs are continuing on the east wall of Howell City Hall.

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Whitmore Lake Man Sentenced For Road Rage Incident

Whitmore Lake Man Sentenced For Road Rage Incident

A Whitmore Lake man who police say fired a handgun during an alleged road rage incident has been sentenced.
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St. Joseph Mercy Brighton Cancer Center To Celebrate Ten Year Anniversary

St. Joseph Mercy Brighton Cancer Center To Celebrate Ten Year Anniversary

The celebration event takes place on National Cancer Survivors Day on June 5th. Read Full Article
 
New Overtime Regulations Focus Of Upcoming Brighton Chamber Luncheon

New Overtime Regulations Focus Of Upcoming Brighton Chamber Luncheon

Overtime regulations, labor and employment issues will be the focus of a luncheon event being put on by the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce. Read Full Article
 
Graves Says Legislation Will Help Improve Unemployment Agency Response

Graves Says Legislation Will Help Improve Unemployment Agency Response

State Representative Joe Graves chairs the House Oversight and Ethics Subcommittee on Unemployment Reform. Read Full Article
 
Friday, May 20
Local Authorities Collaborate To Perfect Disaster Response And Reunification Plans

Local Authorities Collaborate To Perfect Disaster Response And Reunification Plans

Disaster-readiness and family reunification was the subject of a table top exercise for multi-jurisdictional authorities Friday morning. Read Full Article
 
Work To Commence On U of M Brighton Health Center South

Work To Commence On U of M Brighton Health Center South

The $175 million facility will be on 32 acres owned by the University of Michigan Health System at Challis Road and Karl Greimel Drive. Read Full Article
 
Speakers Encourage Passion And Hard Work At Cleary University Fundraiser

Speakers Encourage Passion And Hard Work At Cleary University Fundraiser

Commencement weekend for Cleary University kicked off with some big names and a fundraising event in Howell Thursday night.
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Public Invited to Celebrate Courthouse Plaza Renovations

Public Invited to Celebrate Courthouse Plaza Renovations

The public is invited to help celebrate the renovation of a local historic space in the next few weeks. Read Full Article
 
Man Gets 15-30 Years In Prison For Fatal Crash That Killed Police Sergeant

Man Gets 15-30 Years In Prison For Fatal Crash That Killed Police Sergeant

An Oceola Township man will serve a lengthy prison sentence following a crash that killed a police sergeant from Hamburg Township. Read Full Article
 
Fire Cadets Undergo Live Burn Training Exercise

Fire Cadets Undergo Live Burn Training Exercise

Cadets completed several exercises including pulling hoses into the building and performing search and rescue operations in a smoke filled room. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Council Postpones Filling Vacancy

Brighton Council Postpones Filling Vacancy

Since two of the four applicants for a Brighton City Council vacancy were not present for interviews Thursday, the interviews have been rescheduled for the June 2 meeting. Read Full Article
 
Rolling Thunder Chapter 5 Hosts "Ride To Remember" Saturday

Rolling Thunder Chapter 5 Hosts "Ride To Remember" Saturday

Rolling Thunder’s 15th annual “Ride to Remember” in Livingston County is set this weekend.
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Pinckney Elementary Buyer Asks for Extension

Pinckney Elementary Buyer Asks for Extension

Pinckney Elementary and Hamburg Elementary both have purchase agreements, but neither has a closing date yet. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, May 19
Retiring Choir Teacher Looks Forward To One Last Hurrah With Reunion Concert

Retiring Choir Teacher Looks Forward To One Last Hurrah With Reunion Concert

Rod Bushey says he can't put into words what 44 years has meant to him. Read Full Article
 
Vacant School Could Become Apartment Complex In Hamburg

Vacant School Could Become Apartment Complex In Hamburg

Hamburg Elementary School was closed by the Pinckney Community School district in 2008 due to declining enrollment. Read Full Article
 
New Park & Cemetery Planned In Green Oak Township

New Park & Cemetery Planned In Green Oak Township

Supervisor Mark St. Charles said that the 31 acres of land the township recently purchased was one of the most beautiful sites he’s seen. Read Full Article
 
Warrant Issued For Suspect In Retail Fraud & Police Chase

Warrant Issued For Suspect In Retail Fraud & Police Chase

A warrant has been issued for 26-year-old Keshawn Jones after he failed to appear for arraignment earlier this month. Read Full Article
 
Bishop Leads Bipartisan Group Seeking Reversal Of Meningitis Decision

Bishop Leads Bipartisan Group Seeking Reversal Of Meningitis Decision

A total of 15 people who received tainted steroid injections in Livingston County died as a result of the infection Read Full Article
 
LACASA's 35th Anniversary Celebrates A Story Of Transformation And Growth

LACASA's 35th Anniversary Celebrates A Story Of Transformation And Growth

An open house party on Wednesday celebrated the LACASA Center’s 35th anniversary. Read Full Article
 
May Is Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

May Is Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

One local dermatologist says that as warmer weather approaches, it’s vital to protect the skin you’re in.

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Wednesday, May 18
Plans To Form Joint Police Authority In Pinckney Area Off The Table

Plans To Form Joint Police Authority In Pinckney Area Off The Table

The idea of forming a new police authority to cover three local communities is done for now.
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Hartland Township To See Road And Drain Improvements Soon

Hartland Township To See Road And Drain Improvements Soon

Hacker Road between M-59 and Grand River, and Clyde Road between Hartland Road and Cullen Road will begin being paved in the coming weeks. Read Full Article
 
Hartland Seniors Finalize Path With Letters Of Intent At College Decision Day

Hartland Seniors Finalize Path With Letters Of Intent At College Decision Day

After almost an entire school year of working towards choosing a path for post-secondary education, a local high school celebrated its senior class’s future plans.
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Brighton Senior Survivors Continue Fundraising Efforts

Brighton Senior Survivors Continue Fundraising Efforts

The cause they have decided to support this year is the Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation. Read Full Article
 
Brighton DDA Sells Old Mexican Jones Liquor License

Brighton DDA Sells Old Mexican Jones Liquor License

The DDA bought the liquor license several years ago, considering it an investment, and held the license until it could find a viable party to sell it to. Read Full Article
 
Motorists Ticketed For Sneaking Through Closure At Chilson & Coon Lake Roads

Motorists Ticketed For Sneaking Through Closure At Chilson & Coon Lake Roads

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department is cracking down on motorists attempting to sneak through a closed intersection in an active construction zone.
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Jury Convicts Woman In Shooting Death Of Fenton Man

Jury Convicts Woman In Shooting Death Of Fenton Man

This was the third trial for Mary Lou Bigford, with two mistrials declared in previous attempts. Read Full Article
 
Brighton PC OKs New Holiday Inn Near Planned U of M Medical Facility

Brighton PC OKs New Holiday Inn Near Planned U of M Medical Facility

Brighton City Planning Commission has conditionally approved plans for new Holiday Inn Express, off Challis Road. Read Full Article
 
Delays Anticpated As Resurfacing Project Starts In Chelsea

Delays Anticpated As Resurfacing Project Starts In Chelsea

Work gets underway today on a resurfacing project in the City of Chelsea.

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Tuesday, May 17
Hamburg Twp. Girl's Custody Status Unclear As Police Finish Up Investigation

Hamburg Twp. Girl's Custody Status Unclear As Police Finish Up Investigation

Police continue to investigate the matter of Amanda Hayward and her daughter Sapphire, which began when they were reported missing under unusual circumstances. Read Full Article
 
Canal Under McGregor Road Bridge Closed For 24 Hours

Canal Under McGregor Road Bridge Closed For 24 Hours

The canal under the McGregor Road Bridge, near the DNR boat launch, will be closed for approximately 24 hours starting today - Tuesday, May 17th.
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Brighton Twp. Moves Forward With Proposed Sewer Policy Over Resident Objections

Brighton Twp. Moves Forward With Proposed Sewer Policy Over Resident Objections

Elected officials in Brighton Township will bring a drafted change in sewer policies before their residents. Read Full Article
 
UM Regents Expected To Approve Starting Construction On New Brighton Facility

UM Regents Expected To Approve Starting Construction On New Brighton Facility

The Board of Regents will consider the design for the Brighton Health Center South project at their meeting Thursday. Read Full Article
 
Lansing Man Admits To Meth Lab Charges

Lansing Man Admits To Meth Lab Charges

A Lansing man charged in Livingston County for allegedly operating a meth lab has entered a plea.
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Fowlerville Adopts Non-Discrimination Plan

Fowlerville Adopts Non-Discrimination Plan

Fowlerville took preliminary steps toward applying for road grants Monday. Read Full Article
 
Former Humane Society Shelter Administrator Responds To Criticism

Former Humane Society Shelter Administrator Responds To Criticism

The Humane Society of Livingston County’s former shelter administrator is speaking out following recent changes in staffing.
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State Sets Meetings With Local Auto Repair Shops Over License Dispute

State Sets Meetings With Local Auto Repair Shops Over License Dispute

The state says meetings are scheduled with two local auto repair shops next week served with cease and desist orders.

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Construction Of Grand Oaks Drive To Start Soon In Genoa Township

Construction Of Grand Oaks Drive To Start Soon In Genoa Township

Another road construction project has been given the green light in Genoa Township. Read Full Article
 
Arborist Will Determine Fate Of Fowlerville Trees

Arborist Will Determine Fate Of Fowlerville Trees

Requests by two local residents may prompt an ordinance change in one nearby village. Read Full Article
 
Therapeutic Riding Program Celebrating 40th Anniversary

Therapeutic Riding Program Celebrating 40th Anniversary

The 4H Grand Equestrians Therapeutic Riding Program connects disabled children with horses, using various riding exercises to bring the kids out of their shell. Read Full Article
 
Monday, May 16
Man Killed In Brighton Township House Fire

Man Killed In Brighton Township House Fire

A friend of the home's owner, who was staying in an RV in the driveway, called in the fire at 2:36am. Read Full Article
 
Fenton Man Improving After Crash On US-23; Police Believe Racing Involved

Fenton Man Improving After Crash On US-23; Police Believe Racing Involved

The condition of a Fenton man is improving following a weekend crash on US-23 that police believe was the result of racing. Read Full Article
 
Howell Man Loses Bond After Authorities Say He Plotted To Escape

Howell Man Loses Bond After Authorities Say He Plotted To Escape

A pipe bomb and a frightened friend have resulted in loss of bond for a local man charged with possession of child pornography. Read Full Article
 
Howell Senior Gets Surprise Graduation party

Howell Senior Gets Surprise Graduation party

Shelby Douglas has worked with Danielle Schmidt’s class all year as part of Howell High School’s Early Childhood Education program. Read Full Article
 
New Windows Installed At Fowlerville Senior Center

New Windows Installed At Fowlerville Senior Center

A project that began last year to improve a local senior center is near its completion. Read Full Article
 
LACASA Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Community Open House

LACASA Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Community Open House

A local nonprofit organization dedicated to helping victims and survivors of abuse is celebrating its 35th anniversary.
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Family Of Young Fowlerville Girl Hopes For Community Support At Annual Walk

Family Of Young Fowlerville Girl Hopes For Community Support At Annual Walk

Avery Faron has Angelman Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects only one in every 15,000 children. Read Full Article
 
Brighton High School Seniors Start "Survivor" Challenge

Brighton High School Seniors Start "Survivor" Challenge

This year’s Brighton Senior Survivor Week starts today and will benefit the Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation. Read Full Article
 
Secretary of State to Offer Mobile Office This Week

Secretary of State to Offer Mobile Office This Week

The Secretary of State is going on the road this week to provide services in a local community. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, May 15
Brighton Area Schools to Have Unlimited Schools of Choice Program

Brighton Area Schools to Have Unlimited Schools of Choice Program

At its meeting last week, the Brighton Board of Education approved an unlimited Schools of Choice program for the 2016-17 fall term. Read Full Article
 
Putnam Planning Commission Discusses Accessory Structure Rules

Putnam Planning Commission Discusses Accessory Structure Rules

A public hearing will be set soon to hear opinion on the proposed changes. Read Full Article
 
Realtors Help Clean Up Howell Nature Center

Realtors Help Clean Up Howell Nature Center

A group of Realtors from Brighton and Fowlerville are giving some time to help clean up the local nature center. Read Full Article
 
Livingston County Animal Shelter Looking To Save More Than Nine Lives

Livingston County Animal Shelter Looking To Save More Than Nine Lives

The Livingston County Animal Shelter is contributing to a five-year initiative across the country to save one million cats from euthanasia. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, May 14
Court Battle To Begin For Hamburg Mother & Daughter

Court Battle To Begin For Hamburg Mother & Daughter

Court orders are at play in the case of a missing Hamburg Township woman and her daughter later found safe in Florida. Read Full Article
 
Gilbert Primary Challenger Awaiting Petition Signature Decision

Gilbert Primary Challenger Awaiting Petition Signature Decision

Actress Melissa Gilbert is being challenged for the 8th District Democratic nomination by Linda Keefe, despite alleged discrepancies with Keefe's nominating petitions. Read Full Article
 
Follow-Up Bond Projects Planned This Spring At BHS

Follow-Up Bond Projects Planned This Spring At BHS

Most facility improvements to district schools, technology upgrades and construction of a new $10.5 million swimming pool complex have already been completed. Read Full Article
 
Glow 5k Draws Runners In Support Of Torch 180

Glow 5k Draws Runners In Support Of Torch 180

A local organization trying to help the disabled find meaningful employment benefited from an event Friday night at Howell High School. Read Full Article
 
Local Residents To Participate In Anti-Addiction Rally At State Capitol

Local Residents To Participate In Anti-Addiction Rally At State Capitol

Two local men will participate in a rally on the capitol steps in Lansing next month. Read Full Article