Bisio awarded $1,146, FOIA case rehearing denied

Bisio awarded $1,146, FOIA case rehearing denied

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor In a case that goes back five years, Susan Bisio’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the City of the Village of Clarkston took another turn last week. The Michigan Supreme Court, which had ruled 6-1 over the summer in favor of Bisio when the city was proven […]

Seeking help to get cannon back at Lakeview Cemetery

Seeking help to get cannon back at Lakeview Cemetery

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Lakeview Cemetery is a place where those that have passed on can be remembered by surviving loved ones. The cemetery has also been known for a cannon, which had been located in the veterans’ memorial area, where the traditional Memorial Day ceremonies had ended in years past. These days, […]

Local scout retiring flags for project

Local scout retiring flags for project

Christian Guillery is a Life Scout in Clarkston Troop 199, and for his Eagle Scout project, Guillery is collecting and retiring old and worn U.S. flags with the Clarkston American Legion for the communities of Clarkston, Davisburg, and Ortonville. Guillery has been in scouting since the second grade and is currently a junior at Clarkston High School. […]

COVID-19 Update – October 7, 2020

As of October 7, 2020, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths and new cases in the past 30 days for the following ZIP codes: 48346: 220 cases (25 new), 10 deaths 48348: 262 cases (43 new), 4 deaths 48350: 61 cases (13 new), 2 deaths As compared to September 30 statistics: 48346: […]

Repaving North Holcomb

At the September 28 Clarkston City Council meeting, the Council approved a resolution to repave North Holcomb Road from Washington Street to the northern city limit.  A three-inch asphalt cap will be applied, and a new three-foot wide shoulder will be added to address the edge breakdown current occurring on much of this roadway.  According […]

COVID-19 Update – September 30, 2020

As of September 30, 2020, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths and new cases in the past 30 days for the following ZIP codes: 48346: 214 cases (26 new), 10 deaths 48348: 245 cases (44 new), 4 deaths 48350: 56 cases (12 new), 2 deaths Source: oakgov.com/covid

Clarkston students, staff back to face-to-face learning

Clarkston students, staff back to face-to-face learning

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor In a unanimous vote Monday night from the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education, the doors to all schools in the district will gradually reopen to staff and students starting next Monday, October 5. The board had voted August 10 to start the 2020-21 school in an online capacity […]

Facelift coming to local park, one family reflects

Facelift coming to local park, one family reflects

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor As is the case with most things, age eventually takes its toll. That is true with Bay Court Park, which will soon see its 26-year-old playscape replaced by a new, modernized version. The current wooden structure has deteriorated to the point that it is becoming unsafe for play, and […]

Area man building school desks for those in need

Area man building school desks for those in need

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Now that the new school year has started and the calendar has flipped to October, some students are learning from home and, admittedly, still adjusting. At school, most students work at a desk. At home, some may not have that luxury. That’s where Nate Hawes comes into play. Hawes, […]

Bowman dealership tackling COVID-19 challenges

Bowman dealership tackling COVID-19 challenges

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Even after being named a distinguished Chevrolet Dealer of the Year for the third straight year in 2019 by General Motors, Clarkston’s Bowman Chevrolet doesn’t want to rest on its laurels. In fact, Bowman Chevrolet President Katie Bowman would rather keep building on the dealership’s success and finding ways […]