Board of Review, 3-3-20

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP OFFICIAL PUBLIC NOTICE The Charter Township of Independence 2020 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 3, 2020 at 9:00 am. The Board of Review will meet at the Main Meeting Room, upper level, at 6483 Waldon […]

Ind Twp Board, 2-4-20

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE February 4, 2020 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, Brown, Nallamothu, Ritchie Absent: Aliaga Also Present: Rick […]

ZBA, 3-4-20

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS REGULAR MEETING AGENDA DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. LOCATION: Independence Township Hall      6483 Waldon Center Drive, Clarkston, MI 48346 CALL TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES ROLL CALL: REVIEW OF AGENDA: Agenda additions or deletions require a majority vote […]

Key to success 

Key to success 

From left are Jake Fultz, PJ Twork, and Gabe Toth of Lochhaven. Photo by Phil Custodio Lochaven band ready to launch BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor February might be too early to expect much change in the air, but not for the new alternative rock/pop band Lochaven. The local trio was in town presenting their debut […]

How to slow M-15

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Looking to slow down traffic on Main Street, the city could just take it over. That would probably be too expensive, though, said Planning Commissioner Frank Schoebel. “Cost of ownership would be prohibitive. For myself, we can rule that out,” said Schoebel, who recommended starting with a meeting with […]

Waldon project moves forward

BY JOETTE KUNSE Special to the Clarkston News A proposed 67-acre development on Waldon Road is moving forward with preliminary plans from Silverman Construction and Development delivered to the Independence Township Building Department last week. The developer, Gilbert “Buzz” Silverman, contracted for a traffic study of Waldon Road and the Sashabaw Road intersection. The study […]

Property taxes due

City of the Village of Clarkston residents’ winter tax bills are due Friday, Feb. 14. City offices are normally closed on Fridays, but will be open on Feb. 14 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to assist residents and business owners, said City Manager Jonathan Smith.

Battlefield analysis

Rick Burtnett explained why Operation Market Garden was a bridge too far, with the North Oakland Council World War II History Roundtable, Feb. 3. The history group will next meet on Monday, March 9, at 7 p.m. at the Clarkston Independence District Library-Business Center Meeting Room, 6495 Clarkston Road “We will discuss the Italian Campaign,” […]

Best wishes for long-time city engineer

Dear Editor, Congratulations and best wishes to Gary Tressel, City of the Village of Clarkston’s long-time city engineer and resident, on his retirement. Gary has been the city’s engineer as long as I can remember. He has been little known yet one of the most valuable and steady resources to the city over the years. […]

Grey’s Anatomy operates on emotions

By Ava Carter Grey’s Anatomy is a television series with educational medical situations happening, lots of life lessons, and a wild rollercoaster filled with emotions. This TV series will have you laughing, crying, and hooked. Most people are hooked after 1-2 episodes. Grey’s Anatomy was created by Shonda Rhimes. Meredith Grey( played by Ellen Pompeo) […]