Keeping informed

Keeping informed

As parents look for ways to keep their kids learning during the weeks-long school closing due to the COVID-19 emergency, one to keep in mind is your community newspaper, as demonstrated by Kate, Lily, and Dorian Rainey. “I wanted to document my kids with a current Clarkston newspaper so that I had a way of […]

Passing the time, staying safe from COVID

Passing the time, staying safe from COVID

With Gov. Gretchen Whitmer enacting the “stay home, stay safe” executive order on March 23, Clarkston-area residents are staying busy in many ways. “It changes my view on humanity. (Gov. Whitmer) is doing this because too many individuals failed to stay home.” – Terra Durnen “Going for walks with the dogs and mom.” – Dawn […]

City meeting online

The April 13 Clarkston City Council meeting will be a videoconference. The meeting will be open to the public to attend through their phone or computer – check The governor’s Executive Order 2020-15 changed the Open Meetings Act to allow public bodies to conduct meetings electronically, with public participation, through April 15. Electronic public […]

Youth project to collect food

Youth project to collect food

Andrea Williams, at right, with her kids Natalie, Ben, and Sam, collect food donations. Photo provided Andrea Williams and her children are picking up food donations every Tuesday to give to Lighthouse of Clarkston, as a mission project for their church, Community Presbyterian of Waterford. “It’s going really well – the van was full and […]

Church food distribution

Food distribution at First Congregational Church of Clarkston is continuing despite the Coronavirus. Over the past three years, the church has provided free food to seniors and anyone in need on the second Saturday of every month. Because of the current situation, the church is arranging more times for people to receive help. “We are […]

Online book drive for kids

Even though COVID-19 has you stuck inside, you can still help children across the country by reading your favorite book. Disney and First Book teamed up for their Eighth Annual Magic of Storytelling Campaign, which provides new books to underserved communities across the country. Disney will donate one book for each “shelfie,” a picture of […]

Showstopper COVID

Because of COVID-19, Clarkston Village Players ended the March production early, cancelled the May production, and cancelled the second season event for April. There will be no rehearsals or meetings at the theatre until further notice. The CVP board is also evaluating other events to take place during the summer and next season. If you […]

Bears and light

Clarkston residents are sharing ideas to brighten up town during the COVID crisis. Sue Wylie, also a member of City Council, is calling for folks to place luminaries or candles outside homes on Wednesday evenings, as a show of support for doctors, nurses, and medical professionals working to help others through the outbreak. Nancy Haven, […]

Nominations extended

The 35th annual Clarkston Community Awards, originally scheduled for Thursday, May 14, has been postponed. The nomination deadline has been extended for Citizen Of The Year, Adult Youth Of The Year, Youth Of The Year, Business Person Of The Year, Community Beautification/Preservation, Community Enhancement, and Community Collaboration, at

Road work

Waldon Road is scheduled to close for road work at the west side of Baldwin Road on Monday, March 30, and Maybee Road on the west side of Baldwin Road on Monday, April 6. The road closure is expected to continue until early July. The Road Commission for Oakland County project by cvontractor Dan’s Excavating […]

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