Food truck fun

Food truck fun

The Clarkston Mills parking lot was packed Friday night as crowds made their way downtown to enjoy the Inaugural Food Truck Rally, presented by the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce. Trucks included Andiamo’s, Streetside Sushi, Living Foods to Go, Matt & Mo’s, The Mean Weenie, Kona Ice, Monkey Business Concessions, and Curbside Cuisine.

Two arrested in drug raid

Two Independence Township men face up to 25 years in prison after an early-morning drug raid, May 12. Investigators with Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) executed a search warrant at about 5:40 a.m. in the 5000 block of Fox Creek North, in the Fox Creek apartment complex in Independence Township. Deputies found the two […]

Facilities Committee

Clarkston City Council voted unanimously, Monday, to appoint a new Facilities Committee. Committee members are Karen Eckert, Steve Wylie, Steve Percival , Bob Sowles, Rich Little, Paul Zupon, Dennis Ritter, and council members David Marsh and Jason Kneisc. The committee was created in the wake of the council’s rejection of bids last week, to expand […]

Memorial Day

The Clarkston News office at 5 S. Main Street will be closed on Monday, May 30, in honor of Memorial Day. Deadline for classified ads will be at noon on Friday, May 27. American Legion Post 63 leads the Clarkston Memorial Day parade and remembrance ceremony, from Depot Park to Lakeview Cemetery, starting at 10 […]

Fife to retire

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer It will be the end of an era for Clarkston school athletics after Dan Fife retires as athletic director this year. “It is the right time for me,” said Fife, who will finish his 22 years as Clarkston Community Schools athletics’ chief this fall, on September 30. He […]

Fire renewal vote in August

A single ballot question to renew fire and emergency service millage will be on the Aug. 2 ballot, following a 6-0 vote by the Independence Township Board at a May 3 special meeting. The four-year renewal would set the millage at 3.5653 – $3.57 per $1,000 of taxable value on all taxable property in the […]

Township OKs engineering for Sashabaw

While many infrastructure improvements have taken place on Sashabaw Road over the past decade since the establishment of the Sashabaw Road Corridor Improvement Authority (CIA), what hasn’t been accomplished is the widening of Sashabaw Road between Flemmings Lake Road and DTE Music Theatre. The Independence Township Board voted 6-0 to enter into an interlocal agreement […]

Brick work

Brick work

Chris Blaine, owner of Top Hat Masonry Repair, lays down mortar for new bricks. Photo by Phil Custodio Workers are busy laying fresh bricks to patch up the side of 5 S. Main Street in Clarkston, home of The Clarkston News. The work started last year after brick was found falling off the back of […]

Memorial Day parade

Campbell-Richmond American Legion Post 63 will lead Clarkston’s annual Memorial Day observance on Monday, May 30. The Clarkston High School Marching Band will join American Legion Post 63 Color and Honor Guard, Squadron 63 Sons of the Am. Legion (SAL), and Unit 63 Auxiliary in the parade. Also joining will be vintage military vehicles provided by […]

News in Brief

Broadway Street work Broadway Street in Davisburg between Tindall and Eaton roads may be closed on Wednesday, May 18. During the closure, Diforce Emergency Services will be using a crane to install a manufactured home. Detour route is Eaton Road to Rattalee Lake Road to Tindall Road back to Broadway, and vice versa, according to […]