Clear Lake kids get a furry thank you

Two groups of students at Clear Lake Elementary recently got a special thank you from some furry friends for their fund-raising efforts on behalf of the K9 Stray Rescue League in Oxford. Two adult dogs and three puppies came to visit Clear Lake’s Peer Mediators and ‘Have Fun Here Welcoming Team? (a group of kids […]

Field work in Addison now through August

David Roenicke, assessor for Addison Township, will be doing field work in Sections 24, 29, 30 and 31 beginning in June through August. These are the designated areas for reappraisal for the 2006 tax year. New construction field work will commence in the fall. Anyone with questions can call the Addison Township offices at (248) […]

Beware of construction

The Road Commission for Oakland County is recontructing the median of M-24 at Dutton/Brown Roads. This work is being done in anticipation of a developer’s construction of Dutton Road from Bald Mountain Road to M-24. Expect lane closures between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on weekdays. Construction should be done by the end of July.

Closing for block party

Rolling Hills Road will be temporarily closed from 5 p.m.-midnight in the Rolling Meadows Subdivision on June 18 for a block party.

Manzo new principal at Webber School

A temporary assignment turned into a permanent job for Sarah Manzo. She’s been hired to replace Suzanne Price as principal at Webber Elementary School. Price moved out of state earlier this year and Manzo, who was an associate principal at Lake Orion High School, was reassigned to Webber until a replacement could be found. Manzo […]

You want our machines?

Should the school district take some of the voting machines being offered by Orion Township? Lake Orion School District Superintendent Dr. Craig Younkman told school board members on June 8 the township is changing the use of its voting machines and is looking to dispose of some of them. Township officials want to donate the […]

Storing isn’t easy to do

Did you know the school district is required to keep its records for 99 years? Lake Orion School District officials are considering hiring a company that does document scanning services. It’s becoming a storage issue, according to LO Finance Director Jillynn Keppler The scanning work would be done off-site. LO Computer Operations Director Tim Smith […]

Water use restricted

Due to the increased demand on the municipal water supply for lawn irrigation during warm weather, Orion Township has implemented a voluntary odd/even sprinkling restriction effective June-October. Service customers with odd numbered addresses are asked to restrict their outdoor water usage to odd numbered calendar dates. Service customers with even numbered addresses are asked to […]

Kids mark neighborhood drains

April Heier, of the Orion Township Parks and Recreation Department, helped fourth and fifth-grade student council members at Carpenter Elementary School clean up the area around the school on June 9, by cleaning out the storm drains along Flintridge and marking them with ‘Dump No Waste? decals. The students worked in three groups, and the […]

A touch of magic

LOHS seniors were entertained by magician Michael Mode at their All-Night Party after graduation on June 3. Mode twists red and green napkins into origami roses. To learn how to do it yourself or for an instructional DVD, log on to Pictured at the party are (first row, left to right) Mark Decaussin, Sierra […]