A Look Back for October 25, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Springfield is an environmental ‘success story’” Springfield Township was officially a “success story” in the area of environmental protection. Clerk Nancy Strole accepted an award the township received at the State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference in Cleveland, Ohio. “A common link to the past […]

A Look Back for October 18, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Unlikely hero emerges from recent rescue at park” North Sashabaw Elementary students Vincent and Vanessa Cantu helped save Fidel Cantu, their grandfather, when he went into a diabetic shock on a park outing with them. “King and queen” Clarkston High School seniors Daniel Howard and […]

A Look Back for October 11, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Independence passes lower millage rates” The Independence Township Board of Trustees approved a budget which would decreased the millage rate from 7.04 mills to 6.85 mills with a 6-0 vote. “Local artist showcases paintings of Clarkston area” Jean Cavalier of Clarkston was taking her turn […]

A Look Back for October 4, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Top of the food chain” Niko LeVigne eats tasty ribs during Taste of Clarkston as many came out to the annual event for delicious food, shopping and playing games. “Clarkston resident makes it as Navy Seal” Kevin Pope, a 2001 Clarkston High School graduate, graduated […]

A Look Back for September 27, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Thousands turn out for crafts festival” Fall officially kicked off during the weekend with the 28th Annual Crafts and Cider Festival. An estimated 5,000-10,000 people attended the event held by the Clarkston Community Historical Society. “Raisin’ funds and havin’ fun” Bailey Lake Elementary held their […]

A Look Back for September 21, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Independence Township raises fee for sewage disposal” The Independence Township Board of Trustees approved a memorandum to increase the sanitary sewer usage rate from $45 to $52 per Resident Equivalent Unit. “Roberts trip to England focuses on special education” Clarkston Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Al […]

A Look Back for September 6, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Overcrowded schools mean…” Clarkston Community Schools were reaffirming their facilities goals and gearing for 2003 election They reaffirmed their switch configuration for the schools year 2005-2006 to kindergarten through fifth grades at the elementary level; have two 6-7 grade buildings; one 8-9 grade building; with […]

A Look Back for August 30, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Bay Court vandalism has officials frustrated” A few vandals were ruining it for everyone at Bay Court Park. During the summer there had been an extreme amount of littering and vandalism at the park and most of it centered around the disc golf course. “Clarkston […]

A Look Back for August 23, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Local governments relieved by override” Local government officials sighed in relief after Michigan Legislature overturned Governor John Engler’s veto which would have paralyzed communities by severely cutting their state-shared revenue money. “’Heart of gold’ leads to national honors ” With her sweet demeanor and giving […]

A Look Back for August 16, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Board asked for $26 million” Despite seeing a new township hall voted down in the primary election, the Independence Township Board was planning to ask for a more expensive proposal on the November ballot. They planned to put township hall on it as well as […]