School funding a top priority for state house

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder, 43rd District and vice chair of the Michigan House Financial Services Committee, said Michigan can continue its success with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer if school funding and government transparency are priorities. “We must make approving a responsible and effective education budget our number one priority this year,” said Schroeder of Independence Township […]

Mystery on stage at Depot Theater

Clarkston Village Players’ murder mystery “Something to Hide” opens March 8. The play by Leslie Sands and presented by special arrangement from Dramatists Play Service, directed by Jim Pike, with producers Vickie Pike and Karen McClellan, tells the story of murder, misdirection, and a seemingly gullible police inspector who untangles the twisted web of lies […]

Annual meeting for land conservancy

Dr. Peter Blank, local ecologist, hosts the Annual Meeting of the North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy, Saturday, Feb. 23, in the social hall of the Church of the Resurrection, 6490 Clarkston Road. The event will run from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and will include a presentation by Dr. Blank, a recap of the conservation work NOHLC […]

Jazz concert with Clarkston Community Band

The Clarkston Community Band presents “All that Jazz” on Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. at the Clarkston High School Performing Arts Center, 6093 Flemings Lake Road. The band, under the direction of Shelley Schwarder Roland, will perform with special musical guest Dave Bennett Combo. Bennett is a Billboard Jazz Chart top 25 musician, featured […]

Bluebirds at birders club

The Clarkston-Area Backyard Birders Club will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 27, indoors in the atrium of The Gateway Lifestyle Shops at 7150 N. Main Street. “We’ll have a presentation by Mark Jones, who has been monitoring bluebird boxes for nearly 30 years,” said Bob McGowan, founder and president of the Club. “Mark has new information […]

Brian Lee KRICK

KRICK, Brian Lee “Butch” of Clarkston; suddenly passed away February 14, 2019; age 65.  Preceded in death by his parents Robert and Barbara Krick.  Father of Daniel (Ashley) Krick and Kalynne Krick.  Brother of Brenda (Kevin) Cox and Bobette Krick.  Uncle of Steven, Melissa (Ruben) and Michelle.  Also survived by many great nieces, nephews, extended […]

Isobel Rita Zelenak

Isobel Rita Zelenak, age 92, of Holly, died Mon. Feb. 11, 2019. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:15 AM Sat. Feb. 16, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church of Milford with Msgr. John Budde, Celebrant. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Waterford. Visitation will be from 2-9 PM Fri. at the Dryer Funeral […]


FILLMORE, M. NADIENE of Clarkston, passed away February 11, 2019 at 96 years of age.  Loving wife of the late Donald; cherished mother of Donn Fillmore; grandmother of Lauren, Alex, and Ryan; mother in law of Dina Fillmore. Preceded in death by siblings John Wilk and Molysa Morgan. Nadiene was an active and vibrant woman. She […]

Oakland Conservation District

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION OF DIRECTORS OAKLAND CONSERVATION DISTRICT To all residents of the Oakland Conservation District, notice is hereby given that on the 27`” day of March 2019 at the Lookout Lodge, in the town of Waterford Township, located 1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford Township, Michigan, 48328, an annual meeting and director’s […]

Ind Twp Board of Review

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP OFFICIAL PUBLIC NOTICE The Charter Township of Independence 2019 March Board of Review will meet for its organizational session, MCL 211.29(1), at the Township Hall’s Office of the Assessor on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 9:00 am. The Board of Review will meet at the Township Hall Board Room located at 6483 Waldon […]