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 November 21, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Chief wants midnight shift” The new Clarkston Police Chief Ernest Combs wanted his officers on midnights and asked the City Council to consider reinstating city officers on the midnight shift and discontinue contracting the Independence Township Sheriff’s Department substation. “Sherwood’s forest loses a tree” High […]

A Look Back for November 7, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Dog bite disrupts downtown Clarkston trick-or-treat” A 12-year-old girl was treated for a dog bite to her finger on Halloween. The girl, walking a shih-tzu, was bitten when she attempted to rescue her dog from conflict with a Great Dane. “Drivers dress up for Halloween” […]

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 26, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Crowds pack crafts festival” Depot Park in downtown Clarkston was overflowing with people during the Crafts and Cider Festival, sponsored by the Clarkston Community Historical Society. “Clarkston News begins 75th year” With the September 24, 2003 edition, The Clarkston News began its 75th years serving […]