Rosemary Button Howey

Rosemary Button Howey, a long-time resident of Clarkston, died Friday the 15th of November. Born in 1923, Rosemary was a loving mother and highly respected member of the Clarkston community. Rosemary loved shopping and socializing and was a wonderful friend with a smile that would light up every room. She loved playing instruments and singing. […]

Extra! Extra!

Extra! Extra!

Independence Township Supervisor Pat Kittle and township Clerk Cari Neubeck braved the cold in the middle of Main Street, Dec. 6, to sell Clarkston Rotary newspapers for their Shoes for Kids program. Rotarians and friends will provide shoes, boots, gloves, hats, gloves, and other items to 443 local children in need during Shoes for Kids, […]

Maria M. WELLS

WELLS, Maria M. “Micki”; of Davisburg; Dec. 10, 2019; age 82; wife of Ronald; mother of Jeff (Arlene) Wells, Greg (LeAnn) Wells, Sandy (Benny) Johnson & Joel Wells; survived by many grandchildren & great grandchildren; preceded in death by son Mike Wells; sister of late John Tersigni, late Joe Tersigni, late Tom Tersigni, Mary Ann […]

Ind Twp Board, 12-3-19

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE December 3, 2019 A Special Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:00 p.m. at Independence Township Hall The Pledge of Allegiance was given. ROLL CALL: Present:Kittle, Neubeck, Loughrin, Brown, Nallamothu, Ritchie, Aliaga (6:37 p.m.) Absent:None Others Present: […]

Ind Twp Board 2020 schedule

PUBLIC NOTICE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2020 REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULE 6:00 PM – Township Hall Meeting Room 6483 Waldon Center Drive – Clarkston, Michigan 48346 (248) 625-5111 DAY                    MEETING DATES Tuesday               January 7 & 21 Tuesday               February 4 & 18 Tuesday               March 3 & 17 Tuesday               April 7 & 21 Tuesday               May […]

Ind Twp Board, 11-26-19

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE November 26, 2019 A Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:00 p.m. at Independence Township Hall The Pledge of Allegiance was given. ROLL CALL: Present:Kittle, Neubeck, Loughrin, Aliaga, Brown, Nallamothu Absent: Ritchie Also Present: Dave McKee, […]

Parks and rec update, 11-26-19

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at its regular meeting on November 26, 2019, at the Township Hall located at 6483 Waldon Center Drive, Independence, MI  48346, the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees approved the Introduction and First Reading of an amendment to the Township’s Code of Ordinances, Chapter 34, “Parks and Recreation,” Article […]

Lawsuit looks to stop dam busting plan

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor A group of Springfield Township residents hope a class-action lawsuit derails a plan to remove the Davisburg Millpond dam. “It’s pretty sad,” said Blanche Barber of Davisburg, who filed suit in Oakland County Circuit Court against Springfield Township, Springfield Township Parks and Recreation, Oakland County, and Oakland County Parks […]

Christmas traditions live on for family

Christmas traditions live on for family

Laura Keller-Wolff, author, and her daughter, Alaina Szlachta, are sharing stories of Christmas. Photo provided BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor In the story “A Christmas carol — it’s a family tradition on Perry Lake Road,” chronicling the caroling traditions of the William Keller family in the Dec. 22, 1993, edition of The Clarkston News, […]

Parking report

In the month of November, 1,878 vehicles paid for parking in the city lot at Main and Washington streets, for a total of $4,660. This is a five percent increase from October and a 12 percent increase from November 2018, said City Manager Jonathan Smith. With the city’s second parking enforcement officer on staff and […]

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