EUBANK JONES, E. Juanita; of Waterford; September 14, 2019; age 76; preceded in death by husband Roy Eubank & 2nd husband Whit Jones; mother of Arletha (late Randy) Adams & Brian (Monica) Eubank; grandma of Jordan; sister of Jane Arecco & Emily (James) Smoke; sister in law of Dan (late Betty) O’Brien; Juanita retired from Auto […]

Oakland Conservation District budget

The proposed budget of the Oakland Conservation District for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2019, will be presented to the Oakland Conservation District Board for final approval at the regular monthly meeting September 18, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. The public is invited to comment on the proposed budget at this time. Copies of the […]


CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE BOARD OF TRUSTEES NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 6:00 PM TOWNSHIP HALL MEETING ROOM (248) 625-5111 2019 MICHIGAN NATURAL RESOURCES TRUST FUND GRANT CONVERSION/MITIGATION Be advised that the Charter Township of Independence Board will hold a Public Hearing at 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, in the […]

Hydrant flushing

Independence Township will be conducting hydrant flushing on the Hillview Estate’s water system on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019. This work will be performed between the hours of 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Customers may experience some discolored water. Please run cold water to clear your lines and avoid doing laundry until the water is clear. […]

City hall construction work

Contractors made significant progress the last two weeks on the Clarkston city hall renovation and expansion project, said City Manager Jonathan Smith. Projects completed include preparation for and installation of the concrete floors in the new City Council meeting room and the expanded garage area, installation of the new front sidewalk, installation of clapboard siding […]

Artists in park

Artists in park

Clarkston Community Historical Society members and volunteers offer cider at last year’s event. Clarkston Community Historical Society hosts the 47th annual Art in the Village, Sept. 14 and 15 in Depot Park, featuring more than 80 artists and vendors selling furniture, glass, pottery, paintings, metalwork, photography, textiles, jewelry, edibles and more. Admission is free. Hours […]


More than 3,000 vehicles paid for parking in August in the Main and Washington city lot, for a total of $7,058, a 10 percent increase over July and a 7 percent increase over August 2018, said Clarkston City Manager Jonathan Smith. Revenue from parking citations was zero in July. Parking attendant wages was also zero, […]

Fall car show

Take a walk down memory lane at the 35th annual Fall Color Car Classic on Sunday, Sept. 22, at Independence Oaks County Park, 9501 Sashabaw Road. The event runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Check-in is 8 a.m.-noon. Cost to register a car is $12 before Sept. 15; $15 after. Proceeds from the car show will […]

Damage to utilities

A plumbing contractor working on a home on Glenburnie this week damaged a sewer pipe and a Consumers Energy crew damaged a storm drain on N. Holcomb in the City of the Village of Clarkston, said City Manager Jonathan Smith. Independence Township DPW is overseeing the repairs, Smith said. Homeowners and contractors working in the […]

Gazebo damage

Repeated vandalism of the Depot Park gazebo damaged some of the railings and posts to the extent that repair is no longer possible, said City Manager Jonathan Smith. The city will discuss options for the gazebo with the city engineer, Friends of Depot Park, and local contractors. A recommendation and cost estimate should be ready […]

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