Brandon Twp / Ortonville

Resources and Info: Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 24th 2016

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Daytona 500 Viewing Fundraiser for OATS in Ortonville Feb. 21

February 12th 2016

Daytona 500 Viewing Fundraiser for OATS at Bullfrogs Bar & Grill in Ortonville Feb. 21 (EVENT page) Daytona 500 Viewing Fundraiser for OATS (Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles) at Bullfrogs Bar & Grill in Ortonville Feb. 21 Let’s get the engines running Feb. 21st from noon to 5pm at Bullfrogs Sports Bar and Grill 2225 […]

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video)

January 13th 2016

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Turning on the faucet and having clean water come out is something easily taken for granted. They wash their hands, take a shower, brush their teeth, cook, clean, and drink without stopping to think about […]

How to Donate Water to Flint

January 10th 2016

How to Donate Water to Flint (Compiled, Jan. 10, 2016) Flint, MI – Residents of Flint are suffering from a lack of water due to contamination. Much has been written about the causes of the dangerous, lead-contaminated water, the question on many people’s minds is how to help. The Rachael Maddow Show compiled a list […]

Clarkston/Brandon Credit Union CFO Admits to $20 Million Embezzlement

January 9th 2016

Clarkston/Brandon Credit Union CFO Admits to $20 Million Embezzlement (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 9, 2016) Clarkston, MI – On January 6th, 2016 Michael Anthony LaJoice (DOB: 02/01/1979) walked into the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters in Pontiac and made a statement to Detectives that he committed an embezzlement of approximately $20 million dollars over […]

March 8 Ballot: Goodrich Area Schools Millage Renewal

January 9th 2016

March 8 Ballot: Goodrich Area Schools Millage Renewal (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 9, 2016) Brandon Township, MI – Goodrich Area Schools, which includes parts of Brandon Township and Groveland Township, is seeking a millage renewal on the March 8, 2016 ballot. The language is as follows: OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL This proposal will allow the […]

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion

January 6th 2016

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2016) Cities, school districts, libraries, police departments and other groups rely on tax funding that comes from millages, which must be voted on by the public.  There are also ballot proposals that directly impact governing bodies, for example, the […]

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (video)

January 5th 2016

Local Government Leaders Ask Snyder to veto SB 571 (Michigan Municipal League Press Release, Jan. 5, 2016) Lansing, MI – Local government leaders from across the state today joined to ask Gov. Rick Snyder to veto Senate Bill 571, which would gag local officials seeking to provide constituents with factual information on election matters 60 […]

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law

January 5th 2016

No More Straight Ticket Voting in Michigan as Governor Signs Bill into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2016) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that eliminates straight ticket voting in the State. Because the bill has a $5 million appropriation attached to it, voters can not reverse the law on referendum. […]

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015

January 1st 2016

oc115.com – Best Stories of 2015 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – 2015 was an amazing year for the Oakland County 115 News as we began growing in new communities, and as we tackled some challenging stories.  We also got some nice recognition in other publications, including The Detroit News, Downtown Publications, […]

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