Barbara Peabody, 86

Barbara M. Peabody (nee McClellan), of Auburn Hills, formerly of Pontiac, passed away August 11, 2020 at the age 86. Barbara is the mother of Victoria (Ed) Pittman, Michael (Lena) McClellan, Patricia (Rob) Pietka, James McClellan, Joseph McClellan, Timothy McClellan, William McClellan, Christine McClellan and Carolyn Parks. She is the grandmother to 25 and “Granny […]

Jennifer Williams, 51

Jennifer Menzies Williams, of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away at home surrounded by family in the early morning of August 10, 2020 after a courageous three-year battle against rhabdomyosarcoma. She was 51. Jennifer (Jaye or Jenn, depending on when you met her in life), was born on October 30, 1968 to Marv and Jan Menzies in […]

Residents questioning village government

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor The month of July was a roller coaster for the City of the Village of Clarkston, specifically for the government. And residents have taken notice. First, the city was ruled to be in violation of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) when the Michigan Supreme Court ruled for plaintiff […]

New supervisor in Springfield; no changes in Independence

New supervisor in Springfield; no changes in Independence

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor The results of the Aug. 4 Michigan State Primary Election pertaining to Independence Township and Springfield Township saw changes in Springfield and no changes in Independence. There will be no changes to the Independence Township Board of Trustees after the primary election as Jose Aliaga (19%, 3,287 votes), Paul […]

Sashabaw Road closing

Sashabaw Road, just south of the Pine Knob Road intersection in Independence Township, is closed through early November to replace a culvert that carries the Whipple Lake Canal under the road. The detour for through traffic is Seymour Lake Road to Baldwin Road to Clarkston Road, back to Sashabaw Road, and vice versa. The approximately […]

Parade for senior citizens yields smiles, sunshine

Parade for senior citizens yields smiles, sunshine

Residents of Clarkston Specialty Healthcare Center, located at 4800 Clintonville Road, were treated to a drive-by parade, July 29, from family members and friends who were unable to visit due to COVID-19 safety measures that have been put in place by the state.

Office hours for Rep. Schroeder

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder, of Independence Township, invites residents to her in-district office hours on Monday, Aug. 24 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at The Village of Clarkston City Hall, City Council meeting room, located at 375 Depot Road in Clarkston. “I value these informal opportunities to hear from residents of our community and learn […]

GVSU recognition

Olivia Baker, of Clarkston, has been awarded the Thomas M. Seykora Award for Outstanding Contribution from Grand Valley State University. Baker is a 2016 graduate of Clarkston High School and is the daughter of Richard and Aimee Baker. The Seykora Award recognizes seniors who, through their involvement, have made significant contributions to the GVSU campus […]

Smooth lots for schools

Smooth lots for schools

Crews are continuing work on building throughout Clarkston Community Schools. The work is from the 2016 bond approved by voters for $76 million and includes parking lot improvements. Check progress on the 2016 bond at www.clarkston.k12.mi.us/community/bond.

Naked in Clarkston

Naked in Clarkston

Officers responded to the 5000 block of Clarkston Road in the early morning hours of August 7 for a report of indecent exposure. The caller told police that he had been woken up by the doorbell and someone attempting to open the front door. The caller then discovered a completely naked white man who said […]

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