Veterans at Fourth

The ninth annual Veterans Celebration on the Fourth of July will include a veterans’ recognition ceremony, lunch, live music, and Military Museum during Independence Fest, from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Senior Community Center in Clintonwood Park. Veterans are invited to display memorabilia from their time in the service for viewing by the public in […]

City sign style

City Council voted unanimously, May 28, to approve up to $5,000 for 12 Acre Studio, to prepare a new citywide sign style. The city Sign Committee, which includes Cara Catallo, Jane Jones, Erich Lines, David Marsh, Karrie Marsh, and Toni Smith, voted unanimously, May 22, to recommend the proposal. The committee wants to create a […]

Conference for safe water

Clarkston Rotarians hosted 20 students from around the world at A Vision of Clean Water conference and workshop, this year focusing on safe latrine installation in developing countries. They shared and learned information at a workshop presented by the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technologies at the conference, April 26-28, at Colombiere Center in […]

Clarkston car leads Grand Prix

A Corvette Grand Sport from Clarkston’s Bowman Chevrolet led a field of nearly 20 Trans Am Series through the streets of Belle Isle last weekend. The Watkins Glen Gray Metallic Corvette Grand Sport was designated the official pace car for the series’ 21st showing at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. “Racing has played a significant […]

RED day at the beach

Agents and employees from Keller Williams Clarkston were at Deer Lake Beach, May 16, cleaning up the beach, staining the picnic tables and benches, putting up a new American flag, planting flowers, and putting in new grills. The work was done in honor of RED (Renew, Energize, Donate) Day, the company’s annual event symbolic of […]

Salute to our honored dead

Salute to our honored dead

American Legion Post 63 fires a Memorial Day salute. Photo by Phil Custodio U.S. Army Major Jaime Breckenridge of Clarkston honored friends who fell in combat overseas as well as all those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in America’s wars under a sunny but cool sky Monday morning in Lakeview Cemetary. Campbell-Richmond American Legion Post 63 led […]

New capital plan

Clarkston city planner Carlisle Wortman was tasked with preparing a comprehensive Capital Improvement Plan for the city, May 13. City Council voted unanimously to authorize up to $4,000 for the work. The money will be paid from the Planner Fees budget, which currently has $6,915 in it. The plan would list large projects such as […]

Road work delayed

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Road work that was supposed to begin this year on Clintonville, South Clarkston, Flemings Lake and Walters roads will be delayed to 2020, according to Independence Township Supervisor Pat Kittle. “By the time all the plans were put together, packages put together, it wasn’t until well into the […]

Saluting those who have fallen

Saluting those who have fallen

Deceased veterans will be honored in Clarkston during the annual Memorial Day Service at Lakeview Cemetery in Clarkston. Members of the American Legion, Campbell-Richmond Post 63, along with the Clarkston High School Band, will gather at Depot Park at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 27, and march from there for Lakeview Cemetery at 10 a.m. […]

Let the work commence! Clarkston breaks ground for ‘new’ city hall, parking

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor After more than 10 years of planning, setbacks, and replanning, work on expanding and renovating Clarkston’s city hall has begun. “We’re so excited it’s finally happening – I believe it’s the fourth attempt,” said City Manager Jonathan Smith at a May 16 groundbreaking ceremony. Smith said the renovation project […]