Water report

PUBLIC NOTICE Independence Township’s Consumer Confidence Report with the 2018 Water Quality Results is available online and can be viewed on the township’s websitehttp://www.indetwp.com/ www.indtwp.com You can also pick up the report at the Department of Public Works, 6050 Flemings Lake Road. Normal business hours are 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Barb […]

Telecom towers

On behalf of T-Mobile, this will advise interested members of the general public as follows. T-Mobile intends to install nine telecommunications antennas at a centerline height of 116 feet on a 112-foot water tower located at 9075 Big Lake Road, Clarkston, Oakland County, MI 48347. Members of the public interested in submitting comments on the […]

Ind Twp Board 6-18-19

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE June 18, 2019 A.   A Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:00 p.m. at Independence Township Hall B.  The Pledge of Allegiance was given. C.  ROLL CALL: Present: Kittle, Pallotta, Brown, Loughlin, Ritchie -+      […]

Ind Twp Planning Comm 7-11-19

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING July 11, 2019 INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION Please take notice that the Independence Township Planning Commission, Oakland County, Michigan, will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. for the purpose of considering Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments at the Independence Township Hall Meeting Room, 6483 Waldon Center […]

Piece by piece

Piece by piece

Travis Priebe secures a piece of Depot Park’s new playscape as volunteers hold it steady. See page 3 for more pictures from last week’s installation. Photo by Phil Custodio Volunteers with the Clarkston Area Optimists Club, residents, students, and the city DPW team, including Kenneth Ermer, Eric Haven, Jim Brueck, Paul Zupon, Tom Lowrie, George […]

Raises for city

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Raises across the board were approved for Clarkston city employees, but the overall administration budget is down. “If we want to retain people, have quality government, and be competitive – this has to be our direction,” said City Manager Jonathan Smith at Monday’s City Council meeting. Council voted unanimously […]

Suspects sought in robberies

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is looking for three suspects in two smash-and-grab gas station robberies, Sunday night. Deputies responded to a glass breakage alarm at the Sunoco Gas Station in the 7600 block of S. Ortonville Road, 3:36 a.m., June 24. Surveillance video showed the suspect’s vehicle as a dark-colored Pontiac G6 sedan. One […]

Celebration of newly planted, engraved corner

Celebration of newly planted, engraved corner

A hearty cheer for the new Clarkston Corner at their ribbon cutting ceremony last week. Photo by Phil Custodio Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce members, family and friends gathered at the Clarkston Corner on W. Washington Street at M-15 for a ribbon cutting, June 19, celebrating the beautification efforts of Thom and Melissa Tillier, and […]

City hall work

A temporary pathway to the City of the Village of Clarkston office’s rear door has been installed as construction work continues. In an effort to keep costs down, city staff will remain in the building throughout the project, said City Manager Jonathan Smith. During construction, the city mailbox and payment drop-box will be temporarily located […]

Summer reading

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder of Independence Township is offering a summer reading program to give kids a chance to be an honorary representative for a day in Lansing. Students in elementary or middle school are eligible. To enter, pick up the representative’s summer bookmark from Clarkston Independence District Library, 6495 Clarkston Road, or fill out […]