Letter to the Editor: Keeping kids warm

Letter to the Editor: Keeping kids warm

The Clarkston Rotary last Saturday invited 400 Clarkston school children to our annual Shoes for Kids program. Over 320 volunteers worked over four days to collect donations and distribute new shoes, winter boots, hats, and gloves to the invited children. In addition, I have received a request from the Clarkston Community Schools for new or […]

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is a nationwide annual event on the Saturday following Thanksgiving (this year, Nov. 26) encouraging people to patronize their local small businesses as they embark on holiday shopping and dining. The city will help by suspending paid parking and parking enforcement on Small Business Saturday.

Best friends

Best friends

Sophia Strutz, Magda Wierzbicka, Aviva Coventry, and Ana Wierzbicka, all second graders, celebrate Friendsgiving Nov. 14 at Andersonville Elementary. Photo: Stephanie Strutz

Meijer coming soon to township

Meijer coming soon to township

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor The Waldon Village II development in Independence Township took the next step in getting a Meijer store as part of the project when it was approved at the Nov. 15 Township Board of Trustees meeting. The market will be on the eastern portion of the development, which is on […]

Signs coming down

Signs coming down

In Clarkston, political signs must be removed no later than two weeks after the election. Any signs remaining two weeks after (Nov. 22) will be removed and discarded by the DPW staff. In Independence Township, signs must be taken down no later than three days after an election (Nov. 11 this year).

Police reports, Nov. 23, 2022

House fire On Nov. 4 at 5:04 p.m., the Independence Township Fire Department requested the assistance of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigations Unit in the 100 block of South River Drive for a residential structure fire that had occurred. No injuries were reported. The incident remains under investigation. Bicyclist struck by vehicle On […]

Superheroes

Superheroes

PEO Chapter AW Clarkston celebrated its President’s Festival on Oct. 1 at the Clarkston United Methodist Church. PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization) is a philanthropic educational organization whose goal is to provide scholarships and educational opportunities to women. This year’s PEO state president, Barb Timm, a resident of Clarkston and member of Chapter AW, hosted all […]

Public Notice: Independence Township Planning Commission, public hearing, Dec. 8, 2022, Culver’s drive-thru modifications

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING December 8, 2022 INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION Please take notice that the Independence Township Planning Commission, Oakland County, Michigan, will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. for the purpose of considering a Special Land Use. The meeting will be via Microsoft Teams online and at […]

Public Notice: Independence Township Planning Commission, public hearing, Dec. 8, 2022, regarding Dixxie LLC rezoning

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING December 8, 2022 INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION Please take notice that the Independence Township Planning Commission, Oakland County, Michigan, will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. for the purpose of considering a rezoning. The meeting will be via Microsoft Teams online and at Independence Township […]