A Look Back for February 13, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Students will ‘Pay to Play’” The Clarkston Community Schools administration still had “soft” numbers and not enough details as they adopted a conceptual plan to save $1.9 million in the 2004-2005 budget. The board vote was not unanimous as Tony Miller opposed “pay-to-participate” athletics and […]

A Look Back for February 6, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Administration ‘disgusted’ by test process” Clarkston Community Schools were appealing the Michigan School Report Cards results as nine Clarkston schools received a composite of a “B” but three elementaries received “F” grades in the category of achievement change. “Brose optimistic about Clarkston youth” Don Brose […]

A Look Back for January 30, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Commission regroups after Springfield fire” The Road Commission of Oakland County was ready for the forecast of snowy, icy weather despite the loss of 17 pieces of equipment during a fire at their Springfield Township garage. “School board to seek $1.9 million in budget cuts” […]

A Look Back for January 23, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Construction plans begin to take shape” Three consultants gave updates on the planning and construction process of projects being funded by the $84.7 million bond during a Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education meeting “Students reflect on King legacy” Second graders at Bailey Lake Elementary […]

A Look Back for November 28, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Garden eliminated; township foots bill” What started as a win-win situation turned into a lose-lose situation for the Independence Township Board. They officially closed the community garden on the McCord property and planned to reimburse $10,000 in donations to the garden. “Springfield Township to expand […]

A Look Back for October 24, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “School board gets ‘good news, bad news’ on budget” Clarkston Community Schools met its goal of having more than a 15 percent fund equity balance last school year but their budget concerns at the time would likely reduce those savings. “Resident wants gun laws reviewed” […]

A Look Back for October 17, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Road commission limits truck traffic in downtown” After a season of loud and noisy construction trucks barreling through Holcomb Road and Washington Street, residents might get some relief as the Road Commission of Oakland County said no more trucks unless they were for local delivery […]

A Look Back for October 10, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Where is Gulick Lake?” Lake Waldon Village residents living on Gulick Lake were saddened the water was near to dried up and wanted something done about it. Less than half an acre was left of the once 18-acre lake which used to have water levels […]

A Look Back for October 3, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Neighbors want to squash new garden” Two weeks after an official dedication ceremony of the new community service garden, neighbors on Pine Knob Road spoke out saying they didn’t feel safe with people convicted of misdemeanors working in the garden near their homes. “Residents enjoy […]

A Look Back for September 12, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Judge dismisses Miller lawsuit” Oakland County Circuit Judge John J. McDonald dismissed Tony Miller’s lawsuit against Clarkston Schools Superintendent Al Roberts, but Miller’s attorney said the fight wasn’t over. “Emergency plane landing in Clarkston” A 64-year-old Clinton Township man piloting a 1946 Aeronica two-seater was […]

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