Lake Orion Village Council hires new police chief

Mark Amundson scheduled to take over LOPD in July By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Village Council voted unanimously to approve Mark Amundson as the Lake Orion Police Department’s new chief of police during its council meeting on June 10. The former police lieutenant is anticipated to start on […]

New Village of Lake Orion water and sewer rates will take effect July 1 to pay for mistake made decades ago, council president says

Residents ‘flabbergasted’ with new rates of 4.7-13.45% By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Village Council voted on Monday to approve new water and sewer rate increases beginning July 1. Council member Michael Lamb was the only member to vote against increasing the rates. The increases range from 4.7% to […]

Baldwin/Clarkston roads intersection closes until late August for roundabout construction

By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — The Baldwin/Clarkston roads intersection closed Monday for construction of a new roundabout. The approximately $3.6 million project will be paid for with federal funds, Road Commission for Oakland County and Orion Township dollars, according to the road commission. The project includes construction of a roundabout, constructing a […]

Register now for the View Lady Classic

Register now for the View Lady Classic

Annual golf event on June 24 raises funds for Delivering Hope By Hannah Ball Staff Writer FENTON — Calling all lady golfers and women interested in trying the sport — slots are still open for the third annual Fenton area View Lady Classic hosted by View Newspaper Group and the Tri-County Times on Monday, June […]

Students, supporters to ‘March With Oxford’ on June 22

Students, supporters to ‘March With Oxford’ on June 22

Initiative seeks awareness, reforms to gun laws By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com OXFORD — Student-led gun violence prevention initiative No Future Without Today and supporters will gather in Centennial Park on June 22 to demand lawmakers make meaningful changes so more people do not die needlessly from gun violence. The third annual March with […]

A thunder of nearly 500 Dragons look to the future after graduation

A thunder of nearly 500 Dragons look to the future after graduation

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com INDEPENDENCE TWP. — Tassels turned and caps were tossed as Lake Orion High School’s Class of 2024 ended the high school chapters of their lives. The Dragons will now turn to the endless possibilities awaiting in the future. Nearly 500 seniors and their families, friends,  administrators and teachers celebrated […]

LOCS appoints LOHS Assistant Principal Anthony Palmeri as the new Webber Elementary School principal

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education approved appointing Lake Orion High School Assistant Principal Anthony Palmeri as Webber Elementary School’s new principal during a regular board meeting on May 22. Palmeri was a science teacher at Avondale Middle School from 2008 to 2016 and […]

Lake Orion Village Council approves 5% increase to wages, pay rates to administrative and non-union positions

Village manager review indicates public works director was not paid ‘what we should be paying him’ By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Village Council approved a 5% raise for administrative and non-union employees and a 5% increase in pay rates and pay ranges to the same unfilled positions. The […]

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