Why the double standard when it comes to road maintenance?

 Where will the Independence Township Board of Trustees find the additional $50,000 payment in the township’s budget to improve county dirt roads while those who live on paved Oakland County roads are told to pay more through the “Neighborhood Road Improvement Project” if they want their county road maintained? Why the double standard? Independence Township board […]

Everest Academy presents The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Everest Academy presents The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Edmund (Demaro Valentino), Susan (Erin Carr), Peter (Jacob Sasak), and Lucy (Caroline Beggs) discover the notice posted by the White Witch about Tumnus’s disappearance. Photo provided by Mary Rosseli. INDEPENDENCE TWP. — Everest Collegiate High School and Academy performed a stage production of C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe earlier last month.This […]

Public Notice: Hillview Estate water system maintenance, April 8

Independence Township will be conducting hydrant flushing on the Hillview Estate’s water system on Monday, April 8, 2024. This work will be performed between the hours of 7:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. Customers may experience some discolored water. Please run cold water to clear your lines and avoid doing laundry until the water is clear. […]

Public Notice: Independence Township Board of Trustees regular/closed session meeting agenda, April 2, 2024

BOARD OF TRUSTEESREGULAR / CLOSED SESSION MEETING AGENDADATE AND TIME: April 2, 2024 at 6:00 p.m.LOCATION: Independence Township Hall6483 Waldon Center Drive, Clarkston, MI 48346The Meeting will be held in-person in the Township Hall Meeting Room. The public has the option to attend virtually viaMicrosoft Teams.The video conference can be accessed by clicking on the […]

Ronald C. Morris, 80

Ronald C. Morris, 80

Ronald C. Morris; born February 10th, 1944 in Pontiac to Raymond and Ann Morris; of Clarkston formerly of Pontiac; passed away on March 21, 2024 at the age of 80; husband of Joyce for 59 years; father of Greg (Tracy Blacker) Morris and Amy (Nathan) Cook; papa of Jeffrey Morris, Anna Cook and Nolan Cook; […]

Marian G. Maher, 73

Marian G. Maher, 73

We extend our heartfelt condolences for the loss of Marian G. Maher, 73 of Lake Orion, MI, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2024 surrounded by her loving family.   Marian was raised on Nicholas Ave, Morristown, New Jersey, and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.  Marian had a gift and passion for all […]

Township board discusses $2.477 million surplus in road millage fund

By Megan KelleyClarkston News Editormkelley@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP — During its meeting on March 19, the Independence Township Board of Trustees discussed what to do with the remaining $2.477 million in surplus monies remaining in the township’s Road Millage Fund.After some conversation on potential options, the board decided to create a sub committee to further discuss the […]

Jaclyn Sivers named to Oakland County’s 40 Under 40

OAKLAND COUNTY — Earlier this month, Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced members of the Oakland Together 40 Under 40 Class of 2024.Included in this class is Clarkston resident Jaclyn Sivers. Sivers, 36, is a senior assistant prosecuting attorney in the Juvenile Justice Division of the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office. She also is a trustee […]

View Newspaper Group wins 124 awards in annual MPA contest

View Newspaper Group wins 124 awards in annual MPA contest

View Newspaper Group Publisher Wes Smith and Greenville Daily News General Manager Amber Rood display Newspaper of The Year plaques awarded to Huron County View and Greenville Daily News at the Michigan Press Association Salute to Journalism ceremony held March 14 at St. John’s Resort in Plymouth. Photo by Jim Tarrant, MPA PLYMOUTH — During […]