LOCS school board considers $177 million bond proposal

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education is still considering a bond proposal to update facilities and school safety features, enhance programming and add new classrooms to existing buildings. The school board held a workshop meeting on May 9 to hear about the details of a potential bond and […]

Village hears proposal on parking structure

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion Village Council held their regular meeting Monday night and the agenda was abundant with village planning for future growth, including a proposed new parking structure on Anderson Street. Parking Development Proposal Jeff Schmitz of JS Capitol presented a parking development proposal at the meeting, proposing a two-story […]

Run the Veterans Memorial Day 5k in your red, white and blue

The Orion Veterans Memorial host its second annual 5k run/walk on Memorial Day, May 28. The patriotic race starts in Lake Orion, on Broadway Street south of Flint Street, in front of Sagebrush Cantina and finishes at Odanah Ave., west of the memorial on M-24. Dog tags will be handed out to each finisher. Race […]

Chamber of Commerce moving to the Orion Center

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Area Chamber of Commerce is getting new digs, moving from its location in downtown Lake Orion to the Orion Center in June. Under the deal with Orion Township, which owns the Orion Center, the chamber will pay $750 per month during its three-year contract. AThe deal also includes […]

Open seat on the township board

Orion Township is accepting applications to fill the position on the board of trustees vacated by former Trustee Ron Sliwinski, who resigned May 8. Applications are available in the clerk’s office at Township Hall, 2525 Joslyn Rd., or online under the Notices – Committee Vacancies link. The township board will review applications and appoint someone […]

Shults’s letter to court on Sliwinski surfaces

By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township Clerk Penny Shults sent a letter to the judge in former Trustee Ron Sliwinski’s misdemeanor assault and battery case, stating her observations of Sliwinski in his duties as an elected township official. At issue, however, is that the letter was sent on township letterhead and signed with Shult’s […]

Public meeting May 31 on village roundabout

The Village of Lake Orion is scheduled to get a roundabout at the Orion, Miller and Flint roads intersection with construction scheduled to begin in September. To help inform the public on the planned construction, Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is holding an information meeting from 4-7 p.m. on May 31 at Blanche Sims […]

Flower Fair flourishes in downtown Lake Orion this weekend

Flower Fair flourishes in downtown Lake Orion this weekend

By Jim Newell Review Editor The 18th annual Lake Orion Flower and Art Fair returns to the village this weekend with 97 vendors and the perfect opportunity to find a special gift for Mom. The fair, organized and run by the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority (DDA), is from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. on […]