KIRSTEN’S CORNER: Say yah to da U.P., eh

Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year. It is a good temperature, the leaves are changing, and there are fun activities to do around the state. I love going to the local cider mills. My boyfriend and I have been trying to go visit a different one each week over the last month. […]

Butterfly Ball

Guests enjoyed camaraderie and fellowship in their efforts to conserve and steward natural wetlands at the North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy’s (NOHLC) Butterfly Ball, Oct. 5 at the White Lake Oaks Country Club. “It was obvious that the Wine Pull was a great success, selling out in less than an hour, and local comedian, Jason […]

Talk on marijuana proposal

Clarkston Coalition For Youth (CCFY) and Clarkston Area Youth Assistance host a Marijuana Legalization Community Talk on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 7-8 p.m. in the Clarkston Community Schools Admin Board Room, 6389 Clarkston Road. They will present views for and against Michigan Proposal One, which would legalize the recreational use and possession of marijuana for […]

ZBA, 11-7-18

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS REGULAR MEETING AGENDA DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: Independence Township Hall                 6483 Waldon Center Drive,                 Clarkston, MI 48346 CALL TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES ROLL CALL: REVIEW OF AGENDA: Agenda additions or deletions require a majority […]

Ind Twp Board, 10-9-18

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE October 9, 2018 A.   A Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:00 p.m. Independence Township Hall B.  The Pledge of Allegiance was given. C.  ROLL CALL:  Present: Kittle, Brown, Pallotta, Aliaga, Loughrin, Ritchie, Schroeder      […]

CDBG hearing

PUBLIC NOTICE City of the Village of Clarkston 375 Depot Rd. Clarkston, MI 48346 Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that the City of Clarkston will hold a public hearing on the use of community Development Block Grant Funds. The Hearing will be held on Monday November 12, 2018 at 7:00 PM at 375 Depot […]

Code of Ordinances first reading

  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That a regular meeting held on October 9, 2018, the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees approved the Introduction and First Reading of an amendment to the Township’s Code of Ordinances and scheduled a Second Reading of the amendment at a regular meeting to be held on October 23, […]

Della Jean ALVARADO (MITCHELL)

ALVARADO (MITCHELL), Della Jean; of Waterford, formerly of Clarkston; Passed away October 9, 2018; age 68; preceded in death by her husband Ruben; beloved mother of Sarah (Max) Dietrich, Ronald (Mary) Mitchell and Emily (Brian) Mitchell; loving grandmother of Gage and Colton Dietrich; sister of Debra Gatenby; special friend of Barb Breen. Della was an […]

Robert J. AREND

AREND, Robert J.; of Clarkston formerly of Jackson; October 9, 2018; age 84; husband of Carol for 49 years; brother of Jim (Margaret) Arend; brother in law of Ross (Erika) Arseneau; survived by several nieces & nephews; preceded in death by his parents Cletus & Margaret and brothers Thomas & William. Bob retired as a […]

Ind Twp Board

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE September 25, 2018 A Regular / Budget Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:00 p.m. Independence Township Hall The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Justin and Jason Tebbets of Troop 199 ROLL CALL: Present: Kittle, Brown, […]