Breaking News: Andersonville Road to be closed starting Monday

Canadian National (CN) railroad will close a section of Andersonville Road between Edgar and Farley roads in Springfield Township from Monday, September 12, to Thursday, September 15, for railroad crossing repair work.    The detour for truck traffic during the closure is Dixie Hwy (US-24) to Davisburg Road back to Andersonville Road and vice versa.    All […]

Fine weather for a Ren Fair

Fine weather  for a Ren Fair

The Vulgarian delegation, led by special guest Tia Ballard, princess of Vulgaria by way of Paris (Texas), were in charge of the 3 p.m. joust at Saturday’s Michigan Renaissance Festival. Photos by Phil Custodio Visitors from all over crowded into Hollygrove off Dixie Highway for the first fine-weather weekend of the Michigan Renaissance Festival. Unlike […]

Lois Christeller

Lois Christeller of Novi passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, at age 94. She is survived by daughter Catherine Christeller, son Howard Christeller, and daughter-in-law Karen Christeller; preceded in death by husband Norman Christeller, parents Francis and Ruth McCormick, siblings Priscilla Oesch and Bruce McCormick, son David Christeller, and grandson Brian English. She was active in her […]

Sunny parade

Sunny parade

Charley Gipe drives his 1920 Ford Model T Depot Hack, built by his uncle and completed in the 1980s, down Main Street during Monday’s Labor Day Parade. Photo by Phil Custodio It was fine, sunny weather for a Labor Day Parade Monday morning. Headed by the Clarkston Rotary Club, the parade featured community groups, businesses, […]

Unique home filled with art history

Unique home filled with art history

Laura and Matt Sanders, Re/Max associate brokers, are helping Marguerite Gonzalez in her quest to preserve the art history of her husband, the late Paul Gonzalez, in the sale of their homestead on Clarkston Road. Photos by Phil Custodio The late Paul Gonzalez spent decades restoring and making a home of historic barns and outbuildings […]

News in Brief

Taste of Clarkston Over 30 restaurants will line both sides of Main Street selling samples of their favorite menu items at Taste of Clarkston, Sunday, Oct. 2. M-15/Main Street will be closed from Waldon Road to Clarkston Road from 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Free parking will be available at Clarkston Elementary, Clarkston Junior High School, Renaissance […]

‘Tenor’ kicks off season

‘Tenor’ kicks  off season

Steve Sanger’s Tito Merelli, at left, and Shaun Pittman as Max share a special drink. Photo provided by Emily Dowd The Clarkston Village Players opens their 2016-17 season with Ken Ludwig’s “Lend Me a Tenor” this week. The opera-themed farce is filled with mistaken identities and romantic shenanigans to have you rolling in the aisles […]

Armed credit fraudsters busted

Red flags went up for store employees when they noticed shoppers buying up gift cards with a credit card at a U-scan station. “Due to the number of separate transactions being made, the loss prevention officer suspected a fraudulent or stolen credit card was being used to make the purchase,” according to an Oakland County […]

More work for Depot bridge

Clarkston City Council voted unanimously at a special meeting, Sept. 1, to approve a storm drain project at the south bridge in Depot Park. The project was awarded to Tillier Plumbing Company of Holly for $5,545, paid from the city sewer fund. Work will include closing off the walkway from the edge of M-15 to […]

Loss of a local leader, decendant of founding Clark family

Loss of a  local leader, decendant of founding Clark family

It is with heavy hearts we report Bartlett Lee Clark of Clarkston; born on December 9, 1944, passed away unexpectedly on September 5, 2016.  He was 71 years old. He was the husband of Diane for 34 wonderful years; loving father of Benjamin (Kristie); grandfather of Samantha, Cassidy and Bartlett Lee Clark II. Preceded in […]