Orion Twp. Community Bulletin

Senior Meals If you or someone you know is over 60 years old and is in need of emergency, even if temporary, daily meals, please contact Meals on Wheels at 248-608-0264 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. General Assistance If you’re an Orion Township resident in need of community resources and/or temporary assistance, please call […]

Orion leaders come together to create a COVID-19 response team

By Jim Newell Review Editor With the United States confronting its most viral pandemic in more than 100 years, Orion area leaders are coming together to make sure residents and businesses have the most accurate information and assistance they need during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. On Monday, more than 30 community leaders meet to discuss […]

Lake Orion Community Schools close for “indefinite period of time” as positive cases of COVID-19 increase in Oakland County

By Megan Kelley Review Writer In order to stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus, Michigan schools closed Monday and are expected to remain closed until at least April 6, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the evening of March 12. After the announcement, Lake Orion Community School’s closed starting last Friday. District administrators also met on […]

DDA board approves shared use parking agreement with LOCS

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The issue of parking in the Lake Orion Downtown continues to be a subject of discussion for the Downtown Development Authority board. which voted to approve a shared use agreement with Lake Orion Schools during their meeting on March 10. The agreement with LOCS includes both the Lake Orion Administration […]

LOCS school board approves bid awards for bond and sinking fund projects

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Continuing with series one of bond work as well as sinking fund projects, the Lake Orion school board approved bid awards for projects involving the new Early Childhood Center and Webber Elementary School as well as district mechanical commissioning, furniture and playground equipment. According to district documents, LOCS received 222 […]

Gov. Whitmer orders restaurants, bars closed, no large gatherings

Temporary closure of public venues On Monday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-9, closing restaurants, cafes, coffee houses, bars, taverns, brewpubs, distilleries, clubs, movie theaters, indoor and outdoor performance venues, gymnasiums, fitness centers, recreation centers, indoor sports facilities, indoor exercise facilities, exercise studios, spas and casinos. This order does not restrict a place of […]

Coronavirus Do’s and Don’ts

Patients with confirmed infection have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of: fever, cough and shortness of breath The best prevention for viruses, such as influenza, the common cold or COVID-19 is to: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19, call your health care provider. If you do not have […]

Important websites for reliable information during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak

• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cdc.gov/coronavirus • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), michigan.gov/Coronavirus • Oakland County Health Division, oakgov.com/health • Orion Township government, oriontownship.org. • Lake Orion Community Schools, lakeorionschools.org, for school-related updates. • Township Supervisor Chris Barnett has said he will also post regular video updates on his […]

Public Safety

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 351 calls from March 9-15, 2020 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 3 • Accidents: 9 Nice role model: argument turns physical over handicap parking spot? Deputies responded to a 911 call in the 1000 block of Lapeer Road at 3:32 p.m. March 9 regarding a fight […]