Voters OK school bond

Clarkston school officials have $75.98 million for technology and building improvements after voters approved a bond proposal, Aug. 2. “The board and the administration are extremely excited with the passage of the bond and extremely appreciative of the community supporting this initiative,” said School Board President Steve Hyer. “Over a year ago now, dealing with […]

Incumbents returned to Township Board

Voters were kind to incumbents in Independence Township, returning all candidates on the ballot. Supervisor Pat Kittle, Clerk Barbara Pallotta, Treasurer Paul Brown all ran unopposed in the Aug. 2 primary. Incumbent trustees Jose Aliaga, Ron Ritchie and Andrea Schroeder earned their nominations, along with newcomer Rachel Loughrin. Trustee David Lohmeier did not run for […]

News in Brief

Road work Seymour Lake Road between Sashabaw and Dartmouth roads will be closed for culvert replacement, Aug. 15-16. Detour will be Sashabaw Road to Ramsey Road, back to Seymour Lake Road and vice versa. The Road Commission for Oakland County project is weather-dependent and could be rescheduled. Furniture bids Independence Township is seeking bids for […]

Incumbents, bonds approved in Springfield

Springfield Township Board looks to stay the same after residents voted for the incumbents on the ballot. “My thanks to the voters and all of Springfield’s residents for giving me the honor and opportunity to continue to serve as township supervisor,” said Collin W. Walls, who received 1,006 votes, 51.54 percent, on the Aug. 2 […]

Summer runners

Summer runners

Emma Sardelli and Addison Beauchamp round the fence at Clarkston Elementary with the Elementary Summer Running Club last Thursday. Photo by Wendi Reardon 

News in Brief

New parade route The Clarkston Labor Day Parade has a new route this year. It will start at Saint Daniel Catholic Church at Holcomb and Miller Road at 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 5, go down Miller Road to Main Street, south to Church Street, and ending at Renaissance High. The change was made at the […]

Parking downtown

A joint meeting of Clarkston City Council, Planning Commission, and Streets Committee is on hold pending results of a parking study commissioned with the Traffic Improvement Association, earlier this year. In the meantime, local businesses and property owners on Main Street and Depot Road are posting signs, installing fences, and taking other measures to protect […]

Power of science

Power of science

Madeline Caldwell and Katherine Rhodes take apart electronics to reuse the pieces for new inventions created in Camp Invention last week. Photo by Wendi Reardon

Editorial: Vote YES for Clarkston schools bond

Whether or not you have kids attending school, one thing that touches everybody in the Clarkston community is the Clarkston Community Schools district. On Tuesday, August 2, they are asking area voters to pass a $75 million bond extension. The Clarkston News urges voters to support this proposal. Current funding levels for all of the […]

School bond, township boards, issues up for vote

There are lots of local issues for Clarkston voters on the Aug. 2 primary ballot. A $75,980,000 bond proposal for Clarkston Community Schools will be up for a vote. If approved, the district could have funds as early as November. It would be spent over five years on the first phase of a long-term Master […]

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