Water grant

EGLE (Environment, Great Lakes & Energy) has awarded source water protection grant funds to 30 Michigan public water systems for the 2022 grant cycle. These grants will help fund programs to protect those clean water sources and to educate the public about where their water originates and how best to ensure it remains healthy. Independence […]

Application period now open for annual Oakland County award

Applications are now open for the Oakland Together 40 Under 40 Class of 2022. The award program seeks individuals who live or work in Oakland County, are under the age of 40, and who have shown high achievement in their professional field, exemplified creative innovation, or have provided significant and essential service to their communities. “We’re […]

Growing, employing, transferring wealth

Growing, employing, transferring wealth

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Henry Woloson knows a thing or two about finances. As the head of Woloson Financial Management, located in town at 7608 Dixie Highway, Suite 100, for the past 28 years, Woloson found the pandemic the perfect time to pass on his knowledge of the industry in book form, recently […]

Local biz stays in-house with new president

Local biz stays in-house with new president

Chase Plastics Services, Inc. announced last month the appointment of Kevin Chase (top right), president of Chase Plastics, to chief executive officer, and Clarkston resident Adam Paulson (top left), vice president of operations, to the role of president, effective January 1, 2022. The changes reflect a thoughtful and strategic approach to long-term growth and succession […]

New 80-acre animal care farm opening in Clarkston

Boots and flannel were de rigueur at the ribbon cutting of the Michigan Humane Center for Farm Animal Care at the Abraham Ranch in Clarkston, located west of M-15 and south of Weidemann Drive, on October 25. This facility, soon to be serving hundreds of farm animals and livestock each year, is the next phase of Michigan […]

Rising automotive star

Rising automotive star

Continental Structural Plastics announced recently that Clarkston resident John Ruterbusch, executive director, North American sales, has been recognized by Automotive News as a 2021 Rising Star. The Rising Stars program honors U.S.-based auto executives, under the age of 45, on the manufacturing and supply side of the auto industry who have the talent and dedication […]

New child care center approved for township

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor A new child development center will soon be making its way to Independence Township. At the September 9 meeting of the planning commission, construction of a new Goddard School, which specializes in child care and preschool, was unanimously approved to go in on the nearly two-acre parcel of land […]

Cutting the ribbons

Cutting the ribbons

Jesica Spencer does the ribbon-cutting honors for Spencer Real Estate on September 2. The new business is located at 5916 South Main Street. Photos provided by Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce

Celebrating local business

Celebrating local business

Colton Alsup cuts the ribbon to signify Hailey James Exchange Consignment and Boutique, owned by his mother Becky Alsup, at the August 25 event at 7095 Dixie Highway. Photo by Matt Mackinder

MORC in Clarkston

Macomb-Oakland Regional Center, Inc. (MORC), last week announced the opening of its North Oakland office located at 6770 Dixie Highway, Suite 200. MORC is a human services agency that provides long-term care supports to individuals with intellectual disabilities and the elderly in Southeast Michigan. For more information, call 248-276-8000.

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