Residents questioning village government

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor The month of July was a roller coaster for the City of the Village of Clarkston, specifically for the government. And residents have taken notice. First, the city was ruled to be in violation of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) when the Michigan Supreme Court ruled for plaintiff […]

New supervisor in Springfield; no changes in Independence

New supervisor in Springfield; no changes in Independence

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor The results of the Aug. 4 Michigan State Primary Election pertaining to Independence Township and Springfield Township saw changes in Springfield and no changes in Independence. There will be no changes to the Independence Township Board of Trustees after the primary election as Jose Aliaga (19%, 3,287 votes), Paul […]

Sashabaw Road closing

Sashabaw Road, just south of the Pine Knob Road intersection in Independence Township, is closed through early November to replace a culvert that carries the Whipple Lake Canal under the road. The detour for through traffic is Seymour Lake Road to Baldwin Road to Clarkston Road, back to Sashabaw Road, and vice versa. The approximately […]

Parade for senior citizens yields smiles, sunshine

Parade for senior citizens yields smiles, sunshine

Residents of Clarkston Specialty Healthcare Center, located at 4800 Clintonville Road, were treated to a drive-by parade, July 29, from family members and friends who were unable to visit due to COVID-19 safety measures that have been put in place by the state.

Office hours for Rep. Schroeder

State Rep. Andrea Schroeder, of Independence Township, invites residents to her in-district office hours on Monday, Aug. 24 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at The Village of Clarkston City Hall, City Council meeting room, located at 375 Depot Road in Clarkston. “I value these informal opportunities to hear from residents of our community and learn […]

Butterfly beginnings in C-Town

Butterfly beginnings in C-Town

FLYING INTO CLARKSTON: Butterfly expert Debbie Jackson holds aloft a Monarch butterfly as it emerges from its chrysalis and begins a new stage of life. Jackson was the featured speaker at the July 29 meeting of the Clarkston-Area Backyard Birders Club, hosted monthly by The Gateway. Observing the rare moment are Paul Dolza, right, a […]

Clarkston Historic District survey coming soon

On December 9, 2019, the City of the Village of Clarkston City Council adopted a resolution “to establish a local Historic District Study Committee to update the existing Historic District inventory to reflect the current resources.” The Clarkston Historic District Study Committee will be conducting a photographic inventory as well as research all on structures […]

Whitmer appoints local

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appointed Dr. Amy Engelhardt-Kalbfleisch, of Clarkston, to the state’s Certificate of Need Commission, succeeding Tressa Gardner, whose term expired April 9, 2020. The chief medical officer at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Engelhardt-Kalbfleisch will represent physicians licensed under part 175 to engage in the practice of osteopahic medicine and surgery. Her term […]

2020 Primary Election results: Independence Township, Springfield Township

Here are the results of the Aug. 4 Primary Election pertaining to Independence Township and Springfield Township. No changes to the Independence Township Board of Trustees after yesterday’s primary election as Jose Aliaga (19%, 3287 votes), Paul Brown (15%, 2555 votes), Ronald Ritchie (15%, 2497 votes), and Terri Nallamothu (14%, 2362 votes) are all back. […]

City hall construction

Work has begun on the new City Hall driveway and parking area. The city offices and DPW functions will remain open during the work and no road closures are anticipated. To access City Hall during this work, use the front sidewalk as indicated by the construction cones and yellow caution tape. Refrain from cutting through […]

1 2 3 162