Welcome to Clarkston, officially

Welcome to Clarkston, officially

Maria Hall, owner of the Made In Michigan With Love Store, located at 7170 Dixie Highway, Suite B, cuts the ceremonial ribbon during a ceremony Sept. 8 in front of the store. To Hall’s left is Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jennifer Margraf. The store opened July 1 and had its grand opening […]

New shop all about local products, people

New shop all about local products, people

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor Its successful grand opening event now in the rearview mirror, the new Made in Michigan with Love store is now full-steam ahead in Clarkston. Located at 7170 Dixie Highway, Suite B, owner Maria Hall said since the store opened July 1, she has been thrilled with the steady flow […]

Dort Federal Credit Union coming to Orion Township

Dort Federal Credit Union coming to Orion Township

Dort Financial Credit Union announced plans recently to open a new branch at 831 Brown Road in Orion Township in 2023. The location will be Dort Financial’s 11th branch. The new branch will be full service, providing Dort Financial’s wide range of consumer savings, loan and investment services, as well as services for businesses. The […]

GM donates $500K to new Sloan Museum of Discovery in Flint for STEM exhibits, programs

GM donates $500K to new Sloan Museum of Discovery in Flint for STEM exhibits, programs

Sloan Museum of Discovery in Flint and General Motors have announced a partnership that will honor the legacy of General Motors founder William “Billy” C. Durant while supporting the museum’s STEM exhibits and programs. Through a donation of $500,000 from GM, Sloan Museum’s new vehicle gallery will be named The Durant Gallery when it opens […]

Milestone for plastics company

Milestone for plastics company

This month, Chase Plastics commemorates 30 years of success, partnerships and outrageous customer service – all factors that helped the Clarkston-based company redefine resin distribution over the past three decades. Formed on May 4, 1992, by Kevin and Carole Chase (pictured), Chase Plastics began with little more than a $2,500 investment, one supplier, and a […]

Memo from the publisher

About a month ago, we announced that the paper you are reading now was joining View Newspaper Group. No doubt some of you wondered what type of changes would come with that acquisition. Today, you are seeing two of those changes. One, being the updated look of the paper; and two, the way that this […]

Green light for new surgical center

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor At the site of what was originally going to be a bank with a drive-thru on the east side of Sashabaw Road, north of I-75 and south of Flemings Lake Road, the land will now be home to an 8000-square-foot surgical center. At a special meeting April 28 of […]

View Newspaper Group acquires Sherman newspapers

View Newspaper Group acquires Sherman newspapers

View Newspaper Group Owner and President Rick Burrough is proud to announce the locally-owned newspaper company has acquired the business operations of Sherman Publications, Inc., which includes the publications Lake Orion Review, Oxford Leader, Ortonville Citizen, Clarkston News, Ad-Vertiser, Penny Stretcher, and Big Deal. “The Sherman family’s local news legacy, which dates back to 1955, […]

New local insurance agent

New local insurance agent

Nic Burgess Stevens has joined the Allstate Insurance McMurray Agency, located in the Ritter’s Country Square on Dixie Highway in Clarkston. “This is exciting news for our team and for our customers,” reads a press release. “We give him a warm welcome as he starts his training with us and Allstate. Nic is one of […]

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