Charter Township of Orion

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor For the past 30 years, volunteers have worked together to raise funds and organize SCAMP for kids with special needs, each summer starting with a picnic at Independence Oaks County Park, July 25. This year’s picnic at the Twin Chimneys pavilion is led by John Spokaeski, who has volunteered […]

$5M Rehabilitation Project begins this month

$5M Rehabilitation Project begins this month

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Brown Road Redevelopment Project officially kicked off on Thursday, and with the street reconstruction about to get underway, residents can also expect to see new business investment in the area. “This is a major milestone in an important community initiative to reposition and repurpose the long vacant and underutilized […]

Orion Twp. Fire Chief Bob Smith to retire in August after 31 years

By Jim Newell Review Editor After nearly 31 years with the Orion Township Fire Department, Chief Bob Smith is stepping down, officially retiring on Aug. 2. Smith decided a few months ago to retire and the township Board of Trustees accepted his retirement resignation in June. “It’s just time to step down. The time was […]

House, garage fire caused by fireworks

By Jim Newell Review Editor Improperly disposed of fireworks caused a house and garage fire at 394 Newton Court near Atwater Street shortly after midnight July 5. The Orion Township Fire Department responded to the call about 12:30 a.m. for an attached garage fire. The fire also burned the side of the house. Fire Chief […]

DDA Summer Gazebo Concert series kicks off

DDA Summer Gazebo Concert series kicks off

The Lake Orion Summer Concert series kicked off on Sunday with a performance by Lake Orion musician Steve Taylor. More than 100 people attended the first performance in the series. The concerts are held at Children’s Park from 2-4 p.m. every Sunday through September. “I think it went great, actually. I think we attracted a […]

Time for a single-payer healthcare system

In regards to the GOP’s latest health care proposal, one can only conclude that they live in a world fully detached from their constituents. Our representatives should not be voting for any measure that causes people to lose coverage, raise premiums on those with pre-existing conditions, or cuts funding to Medicare or Medicaid. Health care […]

Resident is against Villag of Lake Orion 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 […]

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