DDA board sounds off on petition to add DDA tax capture to Nov. 8 ballot

By Megan Kelley Review Writer LAKE ORION — It has been a contentious few months for the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority as some residents have made efforts to add wording to the November ballot to eliminate the DDA tax capture. Residents began circulating petitions around the village collecting signatures for the measure. “Shall the […]

DDA permanently changes regular meeting schedule, public comment policy changes

By Megan Kelley Staff Writer Lake Orion— Some changes are coming to Lake Orion’s Downtown Development Authority’s Board of Directors meetings with the board approving changes to their 2023 regular meeting schedule and an addition of a public comment policy. First, the board discussed and approved the changing of their regular meetings from the second […]

Public Safety — Aug. 17, 2022

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 304 calls from Aug 8-14, 2022 • Felony Arrests: 3 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 3 • Traffic Accidents: 14   Woman arrested for felonious assault of two men at party An Orion Township woman lost her temper and was arrested for felonious and domestic assault all over an accusation […]

Clothes Closet officially opens

Clothes Closet officially opens

By Don Rush Managing Editor In the sweltering heat of last Wednesday afternoon, members of the community gathered behind the Oxford Free Methodist Church for a good old-fashioned ribbon cutting. Hosted by both the Oxford and Orion chambers commerce, the ribbon cutting was for Love INC’s (Love In the Name of Christ) Clothes Closet. Love […]

Jack McBride, 22, formerly of Lake Orion

Jack McBride, 22, formerly of Lake Orion

Jack McBride of Waterford, formerly of Lake Orion, passed away at age 22 on August 10, 2022 from neurological complications of babesiosis and Lyme disease. Jack is the beloved son of Kris and Jamie; brother of Jacob, Margaret, Chase and Jenna; grandson of Janice and Roger Elenbaum, Joseph and Margaret McBride and F. James McBride […]

Man arrested after fatal assault at GM Orion plant

A man was arrested early Thursday morning after allegedly assaulting a co-worker, resulting in the co-workers death. The suspect, whose hometown is not yet available, was taken into custody and is currently being held at the Oakland County Jail. Detectives anticipate presenting a case to prosecutors on Friday which will likely yield homicide charges. The […]

Residents circulate petitions to get DDA tax repeal proposal on the Nov. 8 ballot

By Jim Newell Review Editor LAKE ORION — A group of residents in the Village of Lake Orion have been circulating petitions to repeal the ordinance that funds the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority. Lake Orion resident Harry Stephens, a former member of the village council, is leading the petition drive. The petition seeks to […]

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