Tickets for underage drinking

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Kids caught drinking alcohol will get one more chance to avoid a criminal record come New Year’s Day in Michigan. Clarkston City Council is looking to revise its local ordinances to reflect the new state law. “The city’s minor in possession ordinance will become outdated on Jan. 1 – […]

Bank robber sought

Deputies are looking for an armed robber who struck the Comerica Bank at 7565 Dixie Highway, 12:18 p.m., Nov. 20. The robber was wearing all black, including gloves and a full face ski mask. The suspect is very short statured, possibly a female. The suspect left the scene in a dark blue SUV, possibly a […]

City civics

City civics

Clarkston High School civics students Danielle Stover, at left, Montserrat Palomino, and classmates presented ideas to improve their community to Clarkston City Council, Nov. 13. Their ideas included a three-way stop where Depot Road and Church Street meet M-15, and getting rid of a parking space on Main closest to Depot to improve pedestrian safety. […]

New track loader for snowy city lots

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor DPW workers will deploy a smaller vehicle to clear snow from city parking lots this winter, after City Council voted unanimously to replace its front-end loader with a new track loader. The tracked machine would be more flexible, nimble, able to fit in tight spaces, adaptable, and reduce storage […]

Many thanks for Veterans Day

Bailey Lake students spent the entire day, Nov. 10, talking to veterans about their service. “It’s a wonderful lesson for them to hear their stories on what they have accomplished in their careers in the military and private sector,” said Andrea Beauchamp, who chaired the Salute To Our Armed Forces event with Marcelino Caballa. Other […]

Music, entertainment of Middle Ages at Madrigal Feast

Music, entertainment of Middle Ages at Madrigal Feast

The Jester, Evan Martin, with fellow Madrigal singers Wesley Hutchison, Maureen Stewart, Jordyn Rumbold, and Reilly Kerrigan. Photo by Phil Custodio BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Celebrate the Christmas season with a feast, entertainment, and music from the renaissance, as the Clarkston High School Concert Choir hosts a Madrigal Dinner on Dec. 1-2 at […]

Lego team advances to states

Seven Independence Elementary students spent the fall working hard to complete tasks in the area of research and robot programming and design for FLL (First Lego League). They competed in an all day tournament at the Detroit Science Center, Nov. 11. There were 22 teams present and the top six teams qualified to move on […]

Family foibles

The “Morning’s at Seven” theatrical run continues this weekend at Depot Theater. The Clarkston Village Players bring the trials and tribulations of four sisters, Cora, Ida, Esther, and Arry, to life, as they deal with the troubles caused mostly by the men in their lives. Performance dates are Nov. 24-26, Nov. 30, and Dec. 1-2. […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: A prayer for Thanksgiving

We are in the midst of this season of frenetic activity and nonstop celebrating (or at least preparation for celebrating) someone has all too accurately dubbed “Hallowthankmas.” While I am not sure of the origin of the term, I am certain that I know the experience of this busy and often stressful, and yet hopefully […]

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