Short-term rentals ordinance aimed at banning Airbnbs in LO

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Village Council approved the first reading of an ordinance amendment that would effectively ban short-term home rentals in the village. That’s good news to some residents who live next to Airbnb rental homes. Over the past few summers, many residents have attended village council meetings to complain […]

Village/Twp. interlocal agreement allows condo development to move forward

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Village Council on Monday approved an interlocal agreement with Orion Township that will allow a new condo development on land that is half in the village, half in the township. The Orion Township Board of Trustees approved the interlocal agreement at its Aug. 5 meeting. The concept […]

Waldon Road expected to close east of Baldwin Road

ORION TWP. – The Road Commission for Oakland County expects to close Waldon Road at the east side of Baldwin Road, likely in late September. The exact closure date is dependent on when utilities are moved out of the way in the area, and the closure could occur later in the fall. The earliest it […]

Dragon mural design gets nay vote from village planning comm.

Dragon mural design gets nay vote from village planning comm.

This design for a dragon mural in downtown Lake Orion met with some skepticism from Village of Lake Orion planning commissioners during their regular meeting on Sept. 3. The mural would have gone on the north facade of the new four-story building at 120 S. Broadway St. Commissioners said the dragon looked too fierce and […]

Webber Elementary School embraces Positivity Project

Webber Elementary School embraces Positivity Project

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Students at Webber Elementary convened in their gymnasium on Friday morning for a special presentation introducing The Positivity Project. “We’re kicking off The Positivity Project at Webber which is really about ‘other people matter’ and we’re going to teach the children 24 character traits that we all have in us […]

Rep. Elissa Slotkin visits Lake Orion HealthQuest

Michigan Representative Elissa Slotkin visited with HealthQuest last week to meet with the physical therapists as apart of her “Costs of Care” tour. The purpose of this tour residents, patients, advocates, families and healthcare professionals in Michigan’s 8th congressional district to discuss their concerns with healthcare costs. Rep. Slotkin plans to take these concerns to […]

Lake Orion Community Schools: Lamp of Learning

LOCS Superintendent Marion Ginopolis will regularly share thoughts and updates about district-related topics in The Review. The Lamp of Learning Academic Awards Program was implemented by the Lake Orion Community Schools Board in the Fall of 1985 to honor and reward students in grades 6-12 who have demonstrated exemplary achievement in the classroom. Awards are […]

Sen. Rosemary Bayer to host Senior Summit in Lake Orion

State Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-12th District) hosts her first Senior Summit on Oct. 7, giving seniors and other attendees the chance to hear from state and local officials about some of the important issues affecting elderly residents. Attorney General Dana Nessel is the special guest for the summit. “This is a chance to discuss issues […]

LO Palooza comes to Wildwood Amphitheater

Lake Orion’s 6th annual fundraiser event LO Palooza will once again take over the Wildwood Amphitheater on Sept. 14. This year’s lineup includes Sawyer Fredericks, The Native Howl, Levi Bootcut and the Straight Legs, Tripp ‘N’ Dixie, Escaping Pavement, 2XL and The Gasoline Gypsies. Artists will take the stage beginning at noon with the last […]

Public Safety

The OCSO Orion substation responded to 401 calls from Aug. 26 – Sept. 1, 2019 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 1 • Accidents: 8 Never find yourself in a bank vault without bank permission first! Deputies responded to Huntington Bank, 4983 Baldwin Rd, at 8:21 p.m. Aug. 26 for an intruder alarm. Dispatch […]

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