Appointed

Appointed

After being named the next Independence Township fire chief at the August 26 special meeting of the township board of trustees, David Piche, far left, is all smiles with Captain David Bridgewater, Daniel AuBuchon, Tom Doyon, Brent Hiltner, Keegan Konkle, Mike Upshur, Aaron Grooms, Chris Bageris, John Gibson, and Lieutenant Derek Moscovic. More on Piche […]

Back to school

Back to school

Melissa Fitterer drops off her daughters, Katy, first grade, and Emily, second grade, this past Monday to kick off the 2021-22 school year at Andersonville Elementary. Photo by Matt Mackinder

Roundabout delayed

Roundabout delayed

The previously announced closure of the Oakhill Road/Sashabaw Road intersection on the Independence Township/Brandon Township border has been delayed until Sept. 7 due to a utility issue. Work is expected to finish, and the intersection to re-open, in mid-November. Access to homes and businesses near the intersection will be maintained at all times during the […]

COVID-19 Update – September 1, 2021

As of September 1, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the Clarkston ZIP codes: September 1: 48346: 2,491 cases (112 new), 42 deaths 48348: 2,614 cases (122 new), 21 deaths 48350: 718 cases (30 new), 10 deaths As compared to August 25: 48346: […]

Clarkston council member steps down, two apply for spot

Clarkston council member steps down, two apply for spot

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Last month, Clarkston Councilmember Jason Kneisc resigned from his position after six years serving the community. Kneisc had been on the council for three terms. He tendered his resignation in a letter dated August 5, saying it was effective immediately. “I would like to thank the residents for the […]

New ordinances

At last week’s Clarkston City Council meeting, two new ordinances received final approval.  The first one will prohibit short-term rentals (less than 28 days) in residential districts starting 12 months from the effective date of the new ordinance, estimated to be October 1. The second one creates a Residential Planned Development District for sites larger […]

Springfield roadwork

Canadian National Railroad is expected to close Dilley Road, just south of Davisburg Road, and Davisburg (Broadway) Road, from Dilley to Eaton Road, in Springfield Township this month for railroad-crossing repair work.  The closure schedule and detour for each road is: 1. Dilley Road, just south of Davisburg Road, is expected to close Sept. 3-7.  […]

Animals rescued

Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center rescued dozens of animals last Tuesday afternoon, August 24, from a home in the 6000 block of Northview Drive in Independence Township. Animal control officers had responded to the home for a welfare check. After receiving a tip, officers discovered dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, and a bearded […]

COVID-19 Update – August 25, 2021

As of August 25, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the Clarkston ZIP codes: August 25: 48346: 2,463 cases (94 new), 42 deaths 48348: 2,577 cases (98 new), 21 deaths 48350: 705 cases (21 new), 10 deaths As compared to August 18: 48346: […]