Natrabis breaks ground on $20 million marijuana facility in Orion Township

Natrabis breaks ground on $20 million marijuana facility in Orion Township

Cannabis company Natrabis broke ground on a new marijuana cultivation facility in Orion Township on Thursday. The 54,000 square feet marijuana cultivation facility is at 4601 Liberty Drive South, between Brown Road and Giddings Road across from General Motors Lake Orion Assembly Plant. Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett and former state senator Matt Dunaskiss joined […]

LOCS presents beginning of the year data at Oct. 28 meeting

By Megan Kelley Review Writer In recent meetings, Lake Orion Community School’s Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Heidi Mercer has informed the school board of plans to test students in order to assess which students are high-risk of not being proficient in state assessment. District Data Specialist Missy Butki presented the data collected on […]

Sparks fly at first in-person LOCS meeting of school year

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Over the past several months, Lake Orion Community School’s Board of Education has become accustomed to receiving feedback from parents and guardians throughout the district and their meeting on Oct. 28 was no different. The board met for their first in-person meeting of the 2020-2021 school year with board and […]

Orion Twp. named a five-star community by U of M Dearborn

Orion Township was recently recognized, along with 110 other communities, as a five-star community by the University of Michigan Dearborn. In their annual eCities study conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research, Orion Twp. was highlighted for its successes and efforts in contributing to Michigan’s entrepreneurial growth and economic development. […]

Oakland County offers at home flu shots for seniors

Last month, Oakland County announced the launching of a new program to vaccinate homebound residents 65 years and older for influenza beginning on Oct. 27. “This important service will help remove barriers for our most at-risk residents to receive a flu shot this season,” Oakland County Executive David Coulter said. “Getting a flu shot is […]

Sheriff’s Office kicks off ‘Coats for the Cold’ campaign

Another Michigan winter approaches and it’s not going to be a warm one. Especially for those who don’t have a warm winter coat. Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office kick off the 33rd year of the Coats for the Cold campaign. “’Coats for the Cold’ is a good way to help […]

Lake Orion schools list four new cases in six days

Lake Orion Community Schools has reported four new cases of coronavirus in the past six days. On Oct. 28, the district informed the community that a staff member at Lake Orion High School had received a positive test for COVID-19. The staff member was last working in the building on Oct. 21. The next day, […]

Veterans Day ceremony to honor those who have served

Public invited to attend on Nov. 11 The Orion Veterans Memorial Committee invites the public to join them in honoring those who have served in the United States armed forces during a ceremony on Veterans Day. The program begins at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at Kensington Church, 4640 S. Lapeer Rd., in Orion Township. Masks […]

Orion Area Parade Group to hold annual Lighted Parade as drive-through event

Orion Area Parade Group to hold annual Lighted Parade as drive-through event

Each year, on the first Saturday of December, the Orion Area Parade Group gets together to plan and execute the largest lighted Christmas Parade in Michigan and this year is no different. This year, due to the effects of COVID-19 still putting a stop to large gatherings, the OAPG has decided to keep the tradition […]

Public Safety — Nov. 4, 2020

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 444 calls from Oct. 19-25, 2020 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 1 • Traffic Accidents: 5 Resourceful thieves manage to steal heavy construction equipment Some thieves showed their resourcefulness and determination by stealing a construction bucket from a job site. Deputies were dispatched to the Joslyn […]

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