Public Notice: Independence Township Board of Trustees, Sept. 7, 2021 regular meeting minutes

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE September 7, 2021 A. A Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:00 P.M. B. The Pledge of Allegiance was given. C. ROLL CALL: Present: Kittle, Neubeck, Loughrin, Aliaga, Brown, Nallamothu, Ritchie Absent: None Also Present Kim […]

Public Notice: Independence Township Zoning Board of Appeals, Oct. 6, 2021 regular meeting agenda

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS REGULAR MEETING AGENDA DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. LOCATION: Independence Township Hall 6483 Waldon Center Drive, Clarkston, MI 48346 Via Cisco Webex Meetings Access Code: 2631 755 5550 Meeting Password: Indtwp A. CALL TO ORDER B. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES […]

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Dr. Ann Spadafora, of Spadafora & Zak Neighborhood Eye Care, cuts the ribbon last Friday at 6445 Citation Drive. Photo by Matt Mackinder

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Eleonore Witte, 85

Eleonore Witte, of Clarkston, passed away in the comfort of her home on September 10, 2021 at the age of 85. Preceded in death by her husband Horst. Mother of Reiner Witte, Barbara (James) Mercer, Ronald Witte, Erika (Keean) Selbee, and Jurgen (Erica) Witte, grandma of Heather Edwards and Darian Witte, great-grandma of Makayla Edwards […]

Richard Tenniswood, 89

Richard John Tenniswood, of Rochester Hills, went to be with his Lord on September 12, 2021 at the age of 89. Richard was born at home on June 22, 1932 in Yale to the late Ralph Lee and Anna Beatrice (nee: Craig) Tenniswood. He married Joyce Anne Reynolds on May 20, 1961 in Royal Oak. […]

Clifford Brackett, 89

Clifford Gale Brackett, born in Acme, grew up in Waterford and playing in Crescent Lake, passed away at his home in Waterford on September 10, 2021 at the age of 89. Husband of Leanora for 67 years. Father of Chris (Judy) Brackett, Steve (Cindy) Brackett, Doug (Cheryl) Brackett, and Rebecca “Beck” (Jamie) Iodice, grandpa/papa of […]

Barbara Wheeler-Letcher, 83

Barbara June Wheeler-Letcher, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Hazel Park and Fenton, passed away September 10, 2021 at the age 83. Preceded in death by her first husband Jerry Wheeler and second husband Dave Letcher. Mother of Terri (Mike) Balhorn, the late John Wheeler, Sheryl (Randy) Fleming, Debbie (John) Nagy, and Chuck Wheeler, grandma […]

Norma Logan, 88

Norma “Jean” Logan, of Clarkston, formerly of Pontiac, passed away September 9, 2021 at the age of 88. Preceded in death by her husband Jim. Mother of Carol (Diane) Logan, Deborah (Dave) Hoover, James (Judy) Logan, Darlene Logan, and the late Jennifer Logan. Grandma of David (Laurie) and Andrea (Mike), great-grandma of Micaela (Quenten). Jean […]

Brian Lafferty, 51

Brian Lafferty, of Clarkston, our loving son and brother, went home to his Lord on September 8, 2021 after losing his battle with addiction at the age of 51. He was born on June 13, 1970 in Royal Oak to parents Robert James Lafferty and Patricia Ann (Mechler) Watson. Brian graduated from Clarkston High School […]