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Friday, August 26
Police Investigate Locker Room Theft From Howell Players

Police Investigate Locker Room Theft From Howell Players

Police say that someone entered the locker room during the second half of the game and stole bags and backpacks belonging to the Howell players. Read Full Article
 
Donations Sought For Howell Nature Center’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic

Donations Sought For Howell Nature Center’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic

An urgent appeal for donations in support of Michigan’s largest wildlife rehabilitation is continuing in what appears to be the home stretch.

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Howell Fire Department And District Bus Drivers Receive Evacuation Training

Howell Fire Department And District Bus Drivers Receive Evacuation Training

The Howell Area Fire Department underwent training this week with Howell Public Schools for how to evacuate a bus that is flipped on its side. Read Full Article
 
Livingston County Chorale Family Of Choirs Celebrating 25 Years

Livingston County Chorale Family Of Choirs Celebrating 25 Years

The LCC celebrates 25 years of bring music to the community with events leading up to and through an anniversary concert in April. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, August 25
Bridge Demolition Set Saturday As Interchange Project Nears Completion

Bridge Demolition Set Saturday As Interchange Project Nears Completion

Old US-23 at I-96 will be closed between 5am and 5pm Saturday to remove the current bridge structure. Read Full Article
 
Ground-Breaking For Community Dental Clinic Slated For September

Ground-Breaking For Community Dental Clinic Slated For September

A recent contract approval will allow renovations to soon begin on the building that will become a public dental clinic. Read Full Article
 
Main Street Sidewalk Project Underway In Whitmore Lake

Main Street Sidewalk Project Underway In Whitmore Lake

New sidewalk is going in on Main Street in Whitmore Lake.

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New Director of Special Education Hired For Howell Public Schools

New Director of Special Education Hired For Howell Public Schools

Howell Public Schools has selected its next director of special education.
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Hamburg Man's Death At Rec Area Ruled Suicide

Hamburg Man's Death At Rec Area Ruled Suicide

Authorities say reports have confirmed the suicide death of a Hamburg Township man who went missing from an area campsite.
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Judge Rejects Township's Motion To Recover Legal Fees

Judge Rejects Township's Motion To Recover Legal Fees

Genoa Township had sought repayment of more than $80,000 in legal fees incurred fighting a lawsuit by Livingston Christian Schools. Read Full Article
 
Torch Back To School Bash In Fowlerville Today

Torch Back To School Bash In Fowlerville Today

The event is at the United Brethren Church from 5pm to 7pm. Read Full Article
 
Gun Range Moves Forward In New Hudson Instead Of Milford Twp.

Gun Range Moves Forward In New Hudson Instead Of Milford Twp.

Huron Valley Guns Owner, Ed Swadish, says he has already broken ground on the 18-acre parcel located in Lyon Township on Grand River, east of Milford Road. Read Full Article
 
Workplace Commute For Livingston Residents Increases

Workplace Commute For Livingston Residents Increases

Oakland County was the most traveled to destination of Livingston County workers, with 22.8% heading in that direction. Read Full Article
 
Wednesday, August 24
Howell Man Enters Plea To Charges In Scheme To Fake His Own Death

Howell Man Enters Plea To Charges In Scheme To Fake His Own Death

Jared Lockwood pleaded guilty to a count of manufacturing an unregistered destructive device and a count of making a false statement while under oath. Read Full Article
 
Marion Township Proposing Changes To Special Events Ordinance

Marion Township Proposing Changes To Special Events Ordinance

The amended ordinance would limit the number of for-profit permits on a property to 2, with board approval needed for more. Read Full Article
 
Hamburg Township Working To Make Amenities User-Friendly For Disabled Residents

Hamburg Township Working To Make Amenities User-Friendly For Disabled Residents

Hamburg Township is working towards making its facilities and parklands more user friendly for people with disabilities.
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County Commission Candidate Wants To Create Youth Jobs Program

County Commission Candidate Wants To Create Youth Jobs Program

Democrat Dennis Andrzyczak wants to employ young people at $15/hour in a summer job program, using county funds that had been budgeted for veterans' services. Read Full Article
 
Rainbow Flag Repeatedly Stolen From New Hudson Church

Rainbow Flag Repeatedly Stolen From New Hudson Church

A New Hudson church is again proudly displaying a rainbow flag - despite having six stolen within the last few years.

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Charges Possible For Woman Who Left Toddler Inside Locked Car

Charges Possible For Woman Who Left Toddler Inside Locked Car

The woman called 911 the afternoon of Wednesday, August 17th after returning home from a shopping trip to the Lyon Township Walmart. Read Full Article
 
Sale Finalized On Fenton Properties Previously Owned By Accused Embezzler

Sale Finalized On Fenton Properties Previously Owned By Accused Embezzler

A new owner has closed on properties in Fenton that were once owned by a Livingston County businessman charged with embezzlement and bank fraud. Read Full Article
 
Bennett Recreation Center Freshly Painted, Getting Replacement Doors

Bennett Recreation Center Freshly Painted, Getting Replacement Doors

The Howell City Council has agreed to chip in on some costs with needed items at the Bennett Recreation Center. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, August 23
Tentative Agreement Reached Between Brighton District & Teachers

Tentative Agreement Reached Between Brighton District & Teachers

The union representing Brighton teachers has scheduled a ratification vote for Wednesday. Read Full Article
 
Commissioners Deny FOIA Fee Appeal From Longtime Government Critic

Commissioners Deny FOIA Fee Appeal From Longtime Government Critic

The Livingston County Board of Commissioners has ruled that just because a resident doesn’t like the fees associated with a FOIA request, doesn’t mean they’re exempt from them.
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Roundabout Planned For Lyon Township Intersection

Roundabout Planned For Lyon Township Intersection

A roundabout is being planned for a well-trafficked local intersection. Read Full Article
 
New Ordinance Changes Structure Of Howell City Planning Commission

New Ordinance Changes Structure Of Howell City Planning Commission

The Howell City Council has approved changes regarding the number of members that make up the planning commission. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Schools Approves New Police Liaison Officer

Brighton Schools Approves New Police Liaison Officer

A Brighton police officer will be the new police liaison officer for the Brighton Area Schools. Read Full Article
 
Elections Officials Allow Shkreli To Replace Gilbert On November Ballot

Elections Officials Allow Shkreli To Replace Gilbert On November Ballot

The Michigan Board of Canvassers will allow Melissa Gilbert to withdraw as the Democratic nominee for the 8th Congressional District. Read Full Article
 
Heavy Rains Cause Water Damage In Basement Of Howell City Hall

Heavy Rains Cause Water Damage In Basement Of Howell City Hall

Officials are again dealing with water damage in the basement of Howell City Hall. Read Full Article
 
Howell School Superintendent Receives Positive Evaluation

Howell School Superintendent Receives Positive Evaluation

One district’s superintendent learned how well he’s handled the past year during a closed door evaluation last night. Read Full Article
 
Howell Teacher Named As Parker Assistant Principal

Howell Teacher Named As Parker Assistant Principal

Danielle Schmidt, who has worked as an elementary teacher in the Howell Public School district for the last decade, will take on a new role this year. Read Full Article
 
Monday, August 22
State Elections Board: Melissa Gilbert To Be Replaced On November Ballot

State Elections Board: Melissa Gilbert To Be Replaced On November Ballot

The Board of Canvassers has upheld Michigan election law and will allow Melissa Gilbert to withdraw as the Democratic nominee for the 8th Congressional District. Read Full Article
 
Fire Destroys Cohoctah Township Pole Barns & Multiple Vehicles

Fire Destroys Cohoctah Township Pole Barns & Multiple Vehicles

In all, four vehicles inside the barn and up to six outside were destroyed in the fire. Read Full Article
 
M-DOT Open House To Discuss Several Bridge Projects On US-23 This Fall

M-DOT Open House To Discuss Several Bridge Projects On US-23 This Fall

The Lee Road bridge over US-23 will be closed for construction next month as part of a larger improvement and repair project taking place this fall along the corridor.

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Linden Man Among Three Arrested For Concert Assaults

Linden Man Among Three Arrested For Concert Assaults

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office says they made three arrests Saturday from two separate assaults during the concert at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston. Read Full Article
 
West Nile Confirmed In Oakland County Blood Donor

West Nile Confirmed In Oakland County Blood Donor

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says a positive blood donation was confirmed from a donor in Oakland County. Read Full Article
 
Green Oak Man Proud To Be Member Of "Detroit Mower Gang"

Green Oak Man Proud To Be Member Of "Detroit Mower Gang"

Jim Coffman, who lives in a century-old house on Silver Lake Road, is part of a group who regularly shows up to mow overgrown Detroit parks and school playgrounds. Read Full Article
 
Ceremony Will Honor Fallen South Lyon Marine

Ceremony Will Honor Fallen South Lyon Marine

The Lance Corporal Dominic Ciaramitaro USMC Athletic Complex will be dedicated on Thursday, September 1st at 6:40pm at South Lyon High School. Read Full Article
 
Two Kids From Fenton Hospitalized After Being Locked Inside Car

Two Kids From Fenton Hospitalized After Being Locked Inside Car

Fenton Police were called to the Georgetown Park Apartments last Thursday afternoon on the report of a 4-month-old and a 2-year-old being locked inside a car. Read Full Article
 
Sidewalk Expansion Project Underway In Genoa Township

Sidewalk Expansion Project Underway In Genoa Township

A new phase of a sidewalk and pathway expansion project is underway in Genoa Township. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney Schools Get Set To Start Cyber Security Curriculum

Pinckney Schools Get Set To Start Cyber Security Curriculum

Pinckney Community Schools moves forward with plans to add cyber security to its fall curriculum. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, August 21
Brighton City Council Impressed with Kids' Ideas on Improving Downtown

Brighton City Council Impressed with Kids' Ideas on Improving Downtown

The Brighton City Council recently got some practical ideas from a children's group on how to improve the Mill Pond and the downtown. Read Full Article
 
Future of HAPRA Facilities In Question After Millage Defeat

Future of HAPRA Facilities In Question After Millage Defeat

With defeat of the Howell Area Parks and Recreation Authority's millage request, HAPRA now must go back to the drawing board for the future of facility use. Read Full Article
 
Howell Teen Pleads Guilty to Vehicle Break-ins

Howell Teen Pleads Guilty to Vehicle Break-ins

A Livingston County woman has admitted to stealing from several vehicles in Brighton and Howell.
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MSU Scholarships Awarded

MSU Scholarships Awarded

An alumni club recently awarded 11 scholarships to local students attending one Big Ten School. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, August 20
Veteran's Treatment Court Graduates Its First Four Participants

Veteran's Treatment Court Graduates Its First Four Participants

A unique court in Livingston County saw its first four graduates at the Historic Howell Courthouse yesterday. Read Full Article
 
K-9 Gryphon To Be Remembered With Ceremony

K-9 Gryphon To Be Remembered With Ceremony

The memorial for the Search & Rescue Trainee will be held on Saturday, August 27th, at noon. Read Full Article
 
Bid To Demolish Brighton House That Is An "Eyesore" Approved

Bid To Demolish Brighton House That Is An "Eyesore" Approved

The Brighton City Council has approved a bid to demolish a house that has been an eyesore to neighborhood residents. Read Full Article
 
Suspects Who Fled From Police In Retail Fraud Incident Bound Over

Suspects Who Fled From Police In Retail Fraud Incident Bound Over

Two individuals who reportedly attempted to steal from a local store and fled from police are headed to trial. Read Full Article
 
"Book Drive To Back The Blue" Underway In Livingston County

"Book Drive To Back The Blue" Underway In Livingston County

A book drive aims to provide Livingston County Sheriff’s Deputies with books to keep in their vehicles and potentially assist children caught in crisis situations.

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Friday, August 19
Boating Buddies Will Fight Efforts To Quiet Their Boats On Thompson Lake

Boating Buddies Will Fight Efforts To Quiet Their Boats On Thompson Lake

John Zeitler’s speedboat (at right) is one of at least two boats that have prompted ongoing complaints by lake residents. Read Full Article
 
Wildlife Clinic At Howell Nature Center Will Close Temporarily

Wildlife Clinic At Howell Nature Center Will Close Temporarily

An overwhelming amount of injured and orphaned animals being brought into the Howell Nature Center will cause it to close its Wildlife Clinic temporarily. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney Man Charged With Rape Of Friend Headed To Trial

Pinckney Man Charged With Rape Of Friend Headed To Trial

A local man who authorities say forced his female friend to have sex with him has been bound over for trial. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Council OKs Contract with Office Workers

Brighton Council OKs Contract with Office Workers

The third union has come to terms with the city of Brighton on a new contract. Read Full Article
 
Hundreds Receive Free Backpacks Loaded With School Supplies

Hundreds Receive Free Backpacks Loaded With School Supplies

Over 1,000 backpacks were given away Thursday night as part of the annual Backpacks for Kids event at the Livingston Educational Service Agency. Read Full Article
 
Local Conservationist Honored by DNR

Local Conservationist Honored by DNR

A Chelsea woman was recently honored by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for her contribution to conservancy. Read Full Article
 
Bishop Downplays Notion of Trump As Liability To Republican Candidates

Bishop Downplays Notion of Trump As Liability To Republican Candidates

Congressman Mike Bishop is rejecting speculation that his seat is considered vulnerable by the National Republican Congressional Committee. Read Full Article
 
New Director Says SELCRA's Future Is Bright

New Director Says SELCRA's Future Is Bright

Board members say there is an opportunity to take the Southeastern Livingston County Recreation Authority to a whole new level. Read Full Article
 
Police Arrest Suspects In Brighton Connected To Ring Of Car Break-Ins

Police Arrest Suspects In Brighton Connected To Ring Of Car Break-Ins

Brighton police have arrested two men they think may be involved in hundreds of car break-ins that span across three counties. Read Full Article
 
Foreclosed Livingston Properties To Be Auctioned Off By State Next Week

Foreclosed Livingston Properties To Be Auctioned Off By State Next Week

150 properties in Branch, Clinton, Livingston and Shiawassee counties will go to auction next Wednesday at the Ramada near Lansing. Read Full Article
 
Local Man Admits To Domestic Violence Incident With Gun

Local Man Admits To Domestic Violence Incident With Gun

A plea has been entered by a Tyrone Township man involved in a domestic dispute that ended with gunshots being fired. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, August 18
Stolen Puppies Safely Returned To Pinckney Woman

Stolen Puppies Safely Returned To Pinckney Woman

A Pinckney woman has been reunited with her four bulldog puppies stolen from her front yard in broad daylight.
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Contractor Error Leads To Motorist Complaints About Roadwork

Contractor Error Leads To Motorist Complaints About Roadwork

Drivers through the area say they came away with a slurry mix of asphalt on their tires and around their wheel-wells. Read Full Article
 
Missing Unadilla Man's Family Says They Believe He Jumped To His Death

Missing Unadilla Man's Family Says They Believe He Jumped To His Death

The ex-wife of James Chapin says a body in the U of M morgue matches his description, including surgical scars and plates and screws in his body. Read Full Article
 
Public Hearing For Unilock Michigan IFT Set

Public Hearing For Unilock Michigan IFT Set

The hearing will take place during the next Green Oak Township Board of Trustees meeting on September 7th. Read Full Article
 
Minor Changes On HAPRA Board For Now

Minor Changes On HAPRA Board For Now

Some things will change and others will stay the same on the Howell Area Parks and Recreation Authority’s board.
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Unadilla Township Man Missing Since Friday

Unadilla Township Man Missing Since Friday

Public assistance is being sought to help locate a man reported missing to the Unadilla Township Police Department.
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Volunteers Give Back In A Big Way During 15th Annual United Way Day of Caring

Volunteers Give Back In A Big Way During 15th Annual United Way Day of Caring

An estimated 1,200 community members contributed to the largest single-day event of volunteerism in the county at over 130 work sites. Read Full Article
 
Huron Valley Schools Board Of Education Appoints Interim Superintendent

Huron Valley Schools Board Of Education Appoints Interim Superintendent

The Huron Valley Schools Board of Education has appointed an interim superintendent.
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56th Annual Howell Melonfest & Railroad Days Ready To Roll This Weekend

56th Annual Howell Melonfest & Railroad Days Ready To Roll This Weekend

The Howell Melonfest is celebrating 56 years this weekend.
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Wednesday, August 17
State Police Search For Suspect In Armed Home Invasion Near Chelsea

State Police Search For Suspect In Armed Home Invasion Near Chelsea

State Police say a felony warrant has been issued for 44-year-old Robert Staley Winburn related to a home invasion early Tuesday near Chelsea. Read Full Article
 
Final Stages of 911 Central Dispatch Backup Center Approved

Final Stages of 911 Central Dispatch Backup Center Approved

The Livingston County Emergency Management Department is working toward finishing a back-up location for 9-11. Read Full Article
 
Woman Who Drove Drunk And Fled Scene Of Accident Gets Jail

Woman Who Drove Drunk And Fled Scene Of Accident Gets Jail

Ashley Elizabeth Wheeler has been sentenced to jail, probation and community service for driving while intoxicated and fleeing from the scene of an accident in Gregory. Read Full Article
 
Hamburg Township To Particiapte In Iron Belle Trail Feasibility Study

Hamburg Township To Particiapte In Iron Belle Trail Feasibility Study

The township could participate in a linear trail system connecting Belle Isle to Ironwood. Read Full Article
 
Public Hearing Set On Rezoning Request In Genoa Township

Public Hearing Set On Rezoning Request In Genoa Township

A public hearing will take place next month on a rezoning request being petitioned by a private property owner in Genoa Township.
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Despite Failed Millage, HAPRA Fixes Deficit & Moves Forward

Despite Failed Millage, HAPRA Fixes Deficit & Moves Forward

A revised deficit elimination plan by the Howell Area Parks and Recreation Authority has been accepted by state officials. Read Full Article
 
Date Set to Honor Late Brighton DDA and Comunity Development Director

Date Set to Honor Late Brighton DDA and Comunity Development Director

October 1st is the date set for a celebration of the life of Matt Modrack, the former Brighton DDA and Community Development Director who passed away last Thursday. Read Full Article
 
Mill Pond Escapees Bound Over For Trial On New Charges

Mill Pond Escapees Bound Over For Trial On New Charges

32-year-old Lisa Finlayson of South Lyon and 40-year-old Nicole Vermeylen of Flushing each face one count of escape while awaiting trial for a felony. Read Full Article
 
Parking Lot & Alley Project Should Be Ready For Howell Melonfest

Parking Lot & Alley Project Should Be Ready For Howell Melonfest

A parking lot and alley project should be mostly finished up in time for Melonfest this weekend.
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McHattie Park Little Free Library Grand Opening Thursday

McHattie Park Little Free Library Grand Opening Thursday

The ribbon cutting ceremony with many activities scheduled begins at 10am. Read Full Article
 
Outage Prevents County's East Complex From Receiving Phone Calls

Outage Prevents County's East Complex From Receiving Phone Calls

Rich Malewicz, the county's Chief Information Officer, says the problem is unrelated to an AT&T outage in Hartland Township. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, August 16
Overnight Closures At I-96/US-23 Interchange At Brighton

Overnight Closures At I-96/US-23 Interchange At Brighton

Various closures will take place tonight at the US-23/I-96 interchange in Brighton.
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Hartland Area Residents And Businesses Without Phone & Internet Service

Hartland Area Residents And Businesses Without Phone & Internet Service

A regional outage in Hartland Township is causing phone and internet issues for AT&T users. Read Full Article
 
Armed Robbery Suspects Sought Near Chelsea

Armed Robbery Suspects Sought Near Chelsea

Authorities were searching for armed robbery suspects deemed dangerous after a morning incident near Chelsea.

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Locally-Based Veteran's Support Group Announces New Director

Locally-Based Veteran's Support Group Announces New Director

Stiggy’s Dogs today made official the appointment of Julia Liljegren as the Howell Township-based nonprofit’s new Executive Director. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Township Wants To Revive And Clarify Former SAD Policy

Brighton Township Wants To Revive And Clarify Former SAD Policy

A former policy in Brighton Township regarding Special Assessment Districts will return with a little more clarity in its language.
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Linden Man Enters Plea In School Shooting Plot

Linden Man Enters Plea In School Shooting Plot

Authorities say 19-year-old Ryan Stevens conspired with two co-defendants to bring guns to Linden High School, kill a student he felt had disrespected him online and then shoot the school up. Read Full Article
 
Genoa Township Board Talks Trash Service Monday Night

Genoa Township Board Talks Trash Service Monday Night

Duncan Disposal is in the midst of a sale to Rizzo Environmental Services and various issues were discussed during Monday night’s meeting.
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Brighton Township Board Questions SELCRA Invoice

Brighton Township Board Questions SELCRA Invoice

With a new director and less participating members, SELCRA is only a month or so into its first fiscal year. Read Full Article
 
Volunteers Sought For Local Community Service Club

Volunteers Sought For Local Community Service Club

A meeting in South Lyon tonight will share how the community can get involved with a local volunteer service club that is just getting its start. Read Full Article
 
Monday, August 15
County Building Department to Add Parking

County Building Department to Add Parking

An increase in employees and more vehicles in one Livingston County department have it asking for additional parking. Read Full Article
 
Body Found In Lobdell Lake Monday Afternoon

Body Found In Lobdell Lake Monday Afternoon

The body of a man has been discovered in Lobdell Lake in Argentine Township. Read Full Article
 
Heavy Rainfall Predicted Could Result In Localized Flooding

Heavy Rainfall Predicted Could Result In Localized Flooding

The National Weather Service has predicted one to three inches of rain in Livingston County overnight and local Emergency Management has issued some flood safety tips for the community. Read Full Article
 
Iron Chef Sets Attendance Record

Iron Chef Sets Attendance Record

Last week’s Iron Chef event will create nearly 300,000 meals for Livingston County residents in need. Read Full Article
 
Money Found In Parking Lot Returned To Elderly Woman

Money Found In Parking Lot Returned To Elderly Woman

Local authorities have successfully located the rightful owner of money recovered from a grocery store parking lot by a good Samaritan. Read Full Article
 
Hamburg Township Buys Former Septic Dumping Site

Hamburg Township Buys Former Septic Dumping Site

Hamburg Township has purchased a piece of foreclosed property, though its purpose remains unknown. Read Full Article
 
House To Be Demolished In City Of Howell For Parking Lot Project

House To Be Demolished In City Of Howell For Parking Lot Project

The demolition of a home needed for a parking lot project has been approved by the Howell City Council.
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Tobacco Study Shows County Smoking Rates Higher Than National Average

Tobacco Study Shows County Smoking Rates Higher Than National Average

The study is the fifth part in the department's Road to Community Health series. Read Full Article
 
WMU Professor Says Third Party Candidates Likely To Play Spoiler This November

WMU Professor Says Third Party Candidates Likely To Play Spoiler This November

Professor John Clark says the nation's long two party system tradition makes it nearly impossible for anyone other than major party candidates to win the presidency. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Man Who Stole Vehicle From Showroom And Led Police Chase Sentenced

Brighton Man Who Stole Vehicle From Showroom And Led Police Chase Sentenced

Marc Christian Thibodeau has been sentenced to three years of probation and must pay $36,979.85 restitution. Read Full Article
 
Livingston Great Start Collaborative Receives State Education Grant

Livingston Great Start Collaborative Receives State Education Grant

Families in Livingston County participating in home visitation programs will receive personal attention to prepare their children for learning as part of a state-awarded grant.
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Officials Remind Public To Call 811 Before Digging

Officials Remind Public To Call 811 Before Digging

Do-it-yourselfers and commercial contractors are being encouraged to get utilities staked before getting started on outdoor projects. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Football Teams Take Part In Helmet Study

Brighton Football Teams Take Part In Helmet Study

The study is being run by The Sports Neurology Institute at the Core Institute, which is located in Brighton. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, August 14
5.5K Raises Funds In Honor Of Fallen Officer

5.5K Raises Funds In Honor Of Fallen Officer

An event yesterday in Hartland served as a fundraiser and a way to honor a fallen local hero. Read Full Article
 
Careless Smoking Listed As Cause of Hamburg Twp. House Fire

Careless Smoking Listed As Cause of Hamburg Twp. House Fire

One firefighter was slightly injured in a house fire in Hamburg Twp. Saturday. Read Full Article
 
Practice SAT Test For Brighton Students Set For October

Practice SAT Test For Brighton Students Set For October

The Brighton High School Interact Club is hosting an SAT practice test for interested students on Saturday, October 1st. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, August 13
Modrack Remembered For Passion & Community

Modrack Remembered For Passion & Community

The Brighton community is mourning the passing Of Downtown Development Leader Matt Modrack. Read Full Article
 
Changes Approved To Address Noise & Other Issues On Thompson Lake In Howell

Changes Approved To Address Noise & Other Issues On Thompson Lake In Howell

Ordinance changes designed to better enhance enforcement activities on Thompson Lake while addressing noise and nuisance complaints were adopted by the Howell City Council. Read Full Article
 
Commission Candidate Says Jail Garden Could Help Cut Food Costs

Commission Candidate Says Jail Garden Could Help Cut Food Costs

Kristina Drake says startup costs could be offset by money saved in the county budget from the passage of the Veterans Services millage. Read Full Article
 
Man Enters Plea To Charges After Break-In At Milford Police Officer's Home

Man Enters Plea To Charges After Break-In At Milford Police Officer's Home

A plea has been entered by a local man charged after breaking into a Milford police officer’s home.
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Friday, August 12
Suspect Who Claimed Racism In Retail Fraud Incident Admits To Charges

Suspect Who Claimed Racism In Retail Fraud Incident Admits To Charges

A Lansing man who authorities say was involved in retail fraud, fled from police and claimed his race was targeted in the incident has entered a plea. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Mourns Passing Of Downtown Development Leader

Brighton Mourns Passing Of Downtown Development Leader

Brighton Downtown Development Authority Director and Community Development Director Matt Modrack passed away late Thursday night. Read Full Article
 
Bridge Replacement Project Complete, McGregor Road To Re-Open

Bridge Replacement Project Complete, McGregor Road To Re-Open

A bridge replacement project in the Dexter-Pinckney area is finally complete.
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Mourad's Grill To Replace Howell Big Boy Restaurant

Mourad's Grill To Replace Howell Big Boy Restaurant

The Howell Big Boy will have a new name and a new look starting next Tuesday. Read Full Article
 
Strawberry Lake Road Closed Wednesday, August 17th

Strawberry Lake Road Closed Wednesday, August 17th

Area motorists are being forewarned of a closure on Strawberry Lake Road next week. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney Passes New Parking Fines

Pinckney Passes New Parking Fines

The Pinckney Village Council agreed to lower fines for violating parking limits on North and South Howell Streets as well as in the new municipal lot. Read Full Article
 
Community Turns Out To Brighton Mill Pond In Support Of Police

Community Turns Out To Brighton Mill Pond In Support Of Police

Police, their families and members of the community turned out at the Brighton Mill Pond in a show of support last night. Read Full Article
 
Iron Chef Competition Raises Hunger Awareness And Funds With Yums

Iron Chef Competition Raises Hunger Awareness And Funds With Yums

Chef Jeffrey Bane, Dean of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management at Cleary University in Howell, took first place at the sizzling showdown. Read Full Article
 
Remaining Two Suspects Charged In Police Chase & Crash

Remaining Two Suspects Charged In Police Chase & Crash

The suspect vehicle refused to pull over and fled, and a chase ensued until police used a maneuver that caused the suspect vehicle to spin out of control and crash. Read Full Article
 
Humane Society Offers Half-Price Adoption Day August 15th

Humane Society Offers Half-Price Adoption Day August 15th

Adoption fees will be cut in half Monday at the Humane Society of Livingston County as part of a special event. Read Full Article
 
State Police Seek Owner Of Money Found In Kroger Parking Lot

State Police Seek Owner Of Money Found In Kroger Parking Lot

Local authorities are hoping to locate the rightful owner of money recovered from a grocery store parking lot by a good Samaritan. Read Full Article