North safety path

City Council voted 5-0 to approve an agreement with Independence Township to construct a safety path connecting the city’s sidewalk on M-15 at Miller Road to the township’s safety path starting at Brioni’s parking lot. According to the agreement, the township will pay for construction of the new, 300-foot safety path. The city pays for […]

Road work

Joint-repair work is scheduled for Dixie Highway from I-75 to Davisburg Road in Springfield Township, starting July 9. Road Commission for Oakland County workers will be repairing joints on several roads throughout the county. During the work, which will involve milling out old material near the joint and then replacing it with hot mix asphalt […]

Parking kiosks

Washington Management, owner of the Clarkston Mills parking lot on Depot Road across from Depot Park, installed two kiosks for paid parking last week for its approximately 150 spots. The machines are the same model as the city’s kiosk in the municipal parking lot at Main and Washington, and charge $5 per day. The lot […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for reviving downtown mural issue Dear Editor, Thank you for your article “Murals in Clarkston” (June 27),  informing our community of Clarkston Cultural Arts Commission’s plan to team up with the Detroit Institute of Arts to create a new series of murals downtown. Your article mentions many residents are still “getting over bad feelings” […]

Foundation supports school health, fitness programs

BY SERENA STAUFFER Clarkston News Intern Writer Clarkston schools are stepping towards better nutrition and fitness, with help from the David W. Elliott Memorial Foundation. The Clarkston-based foundation presented Clarkston Community Schools with a $10,000 grant at a school board meeting in March to fund nutrition and wellness programs at all 11 schools in the […]

Vote accuracy test

Public Notice CITY OF CLARKSTON 375 Depot Street Clarkston MI 48346 Public Accuracy Test For the Primary Election on Tuesday August 7, 2018 The City of the Village of Clarkston announces a Public Accuracy Test of the computer program on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm. The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate […]

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Join together this Independence Day

I wish there was something I could do or say that would make people behave. The level of civil discourse in our country today is, well, increasingly not civil. In the infamous words of Rodney King, “Can we all get along?” Apparently the answer is no! This week we celebrate our Independence Day. July 2nd, […]

Youth Theater hits the stage with Hollywood-themed musical

The young performers of Clarkston Village Players’ Youth Theater are spending these hot summer weeks preparing for their musical production “Gone With The Breeze.” The play tells the story of Hollywood’s Lone Pine Films planning to adapt the sensational new novel, “Gone With The Breeze,” with its heroine, spunky 18-year-old Jezebel O’Toole, to the silver […]

Ind Twp Board, 6-19-18

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE June 19, 2018 A Regular 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 given. ROLL CALL: Present:            Kittle, Pallotta, Brown, Aliaga, Loughrin, Ritchie, Schroeder Absent: None Also Present: David […]

Nov election

PUBLIC NOTICE City of the Village of Clarkston Artemus M Pappas Village Hall 375 Depot Rd. Clarkston, MI 48346 Nominating petition deadline for the November 06, 2018 General Election Registered voters in the City of the Village of Clarkston will be electing one (1) Mayor and three (3) City Council members for a two year […]