Twp. officials share accounts of the Coats Road fire

Twp. officials share accounts of the Coats Road fire

Fire was ‘Organized Chaos’ ‘It was an absolute inferno…it was just like a ball of fire.’ — Chris Barnett, Orion Twp. supervisor By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township officials have described the fire at a Coats Road home as “organized chaos” and are now trying to piece together what led to the explosion and […]

How residents can aid in the aftermath of the Coats Road tragedy

How residents can aid in the aftermath of the Coats Road tragedy In the wake of the tragedy, Orion Twp. Supervisor Chris Barnett said dozens of people have contacted his office asking how they can help the Dominguez family. “Officials from Orion Township and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office met with the surviving immediate family […]

Explosion, fire claim the lives of Orion Twp. couple

Explosion, fire claim the lives of Orion Twp. couple

Daughter escapes with help from ‘heroic’ neighbor   By Jim Newell Review Editor An explosion and fire at a home on Coats Road in Orion Township claimed the lives of a husband and wife on Wednesday night in a tragedy that blew the front wall of the home nearly 30 feet from the foundation and […]

Drug and alcohol testing facility has village looking for other options, merchant community questioning how it happened so quietly

By Jim Newell Review Editor A new drug and alcohol testing facility opened quietly on Broadway Street in the village last month, leaving some business owners questioning whether the village government should allow the facility to stay in the location. JAMS Enterprises, LLC, a drug and alcohol testing facility, opened at 12 N. Broadway St. […]

Resident is against village plans to run a storm drainage pipe from Lakeview Street into Lake Orion

The standing water and draining concerns of Lakeview Street have been in existence for over seventeen years. Various times the neighbors have approached The Village and ask that all appropriate measures be taken to correct the flooding of our properties. This overflow is a direct result of asphalting the road incorrectly. Prior to paving the […]

Orion Twp. — ORION VILLAGE CROSSING COMMERCIAL MAJOR PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT MAJOR AMENDMENT REQUEST

NOTICE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF ORION PC-2017-11, ORION VILLAGE CROSSING COMMERCIAL MAJOR PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT MAJOR AMENDMENT REQUEST The Charter Township of Orion Board of Trustees, at the regular meeting of Monday, July 17, 2017, to be held at 7:00 p.m., at the Orion Township Hall, 2525 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, proposes to adopt […]

ORION TWP. PROPOSED ORDINANCE ADOPTION AMENDMENT TO ORD. 78, ZONING ORDINANCE ARTICLE XXXIV BROWN ROAD INNOVATION ZONE

NOTICE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF ORION PROPOSED ORDINANCE ADOPTION AMENDMENT TO ORD. 78, ZONING ORDINANCE ARTICLE XXXIV BROWN ROAD INNOVATION ZONE (BIZ) The Charter Township of Orion Board of Trustees, at the regular meeting of Monday, July 17, 2017, to be held at 7:00 p.m., at the Orion Township Hall, 2525 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, Michigan […]

ORION Twp. ADOPTION SIGN ORDINANCE

NOTICE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF ORION PROPOSED ORDINANCE ADOPTION SIGN ORDINANCE The Charter Township of Orion Board of Trustees, at the regular meeting of Monday, July 17, 2017, to be held at 7:00 p.m., at the Orion Township Hall, 2525 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, proposes to adopt an ordinance regulating the size, placement, and […]

Orion Twp. ZBA Public Hearing 7-10-17

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Charter Township of Orion Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the lower level of the Orion Township Hall, 2525 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, on the following matter: AB-2017-23, Zachary Sucharski, 845 W. Clarkston Rd., Sidwell #09-15-201-008 […]