Stop for pedestrian and runners’ safety

Dear Editor, What will it take for drivers to realize the pedestrian walk between Depot Street and Honcho is a place to legally STOP and WAIT for people to cross within the crossing lines? My running group and I cross Main Street every Saturday morning at least twice and I cannot remember a week where […]

Land conservancy celebrates Wild Night In success

The North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy (NOHLC) hosted its first Wild Night In dinner fundraiser at Clarkston-area homes, May 31. The menu featured entrees from C.A.Y.A. Smokehouse Grill, The Root Restaurant & Bar, CRUST, Rudy’s Market & Catering, and Essence on Main. Guests enjoyed sunny weather, garden tours, drinks, and a sit down meal. On […]

Fast racers, classic cars

Fast racers, classic cars

Larry Dixon won the Best in Show award with his 1961 Corvette. Bowman Chevrolet hosted its first-ever Customer Appreciation Track Day and Classic Car Show at the newly renovated Waterford Hills racetrack, June 11. “The track is fantastic, state of the art, it’s gorgeous,” said Corvette racer Danny Kellermeyer of Ortonville, who helped Katie Bowman […]

County matching grant for roads

The Oakland County Board of Commissioners voted on June 12 to adopt a resolution securing $2,792 to help fix Clarkston roads. “It is great to have the opportunity to collaborate with the City of the Village of Clarkston to help with funding local road repairs,” said Commissioner Thomas F. Middleton, who sponsored the resolution. “The […]

Sunday afternoon of free music at Porchfest

The Clarkston Community Historical Society presents the third annual Millpond Porchfest, 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, June 23. Nine bands will perform on eight porches of historic homes around the Clarkston Mill Pond on Main, Miller, Holcomb and Washington streets. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, stroll around the pond, and enjoy the music. Performers will […]

Scouts earn Gold Award honors

Emily Herrmann and Lauren Dombrowski, graduating seniors at Clarkston High School, were among 25 scouts honored by Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan with the Gold Award. Herrmann installed an Outdoor Musical Playground at Depot Park for her Gold Award Project. Her inspiration stemmed from a choir classmate with Down Syndrome who always had a positive […]

Optimist grants for non-profits

Clarkston Area Optimists Club awarded $49,874.86 in grants to local non-profit and community groups. Recipients were presented the grants and shared how they will be used at the Optimists’ breakfast meeting, June 17. • Clarkston Community Schools received a grant for its Real Talk Program for high school and junior high students; • Clarkston High […]

Clarkston City Council, 4-22-19

City of the Village of Clarkston City Council Regular Meeting Minutes 04 22 2019 Minutes Call to Order at 7:00 PM. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call: Mayor Haven, Kneisc, Marsh, Reynolds, Wylie, Avery, Present. Detkowski Absent. Approval of Agenda: Motion by Marsh Seconded by Avery to approve the agenda, with an addition of the Sheriff […]

Ind Twp Board, 6-4-19

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE June 4, 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, Pallotta, Brown, Aliaga, Loughlin Absent: Ritchie Also Present: Kimberly Feigley, […]

Montessori public hearing

Waterford Montessori Academy will hold a public hearing on June 19, 2019, at 4860 Midland, Waterford, at 5:30 p.m. for the purpose of reviewing the 2019-20 general operating budget. A copy of the budget will be available for public inspection at this location. Individuals requiring special accommodations to attend this meeting should contact Jeremy Gilliam […]