Fire Dept. to get four new command vehicles

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Orion Township Fire Department is getting four new command vehicles after the board of trustees approved 6-1 the purchase during its meeting on Monday. The total cost of the new cars – four 2019 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles – is $174,112. The fire department requested the township purchase […]

Delegation from Belarus visits Lake Orion through Global Ties program

Delegation from Belarus visits Lake Orion through Global Ties program

The Lake Orion DDA hosted a delegation of Belarusian participants at the Village Hall on Tuesday. LO was chosen by the Community Connections Program of Global Ties because of its high level of community engagement, strong foundation of governmental support and entrepreneurial spirit. The delegation spent time later in the day on Lake Orion, “You […]

Duathlon, Seafood Festival highlight a day of fun, charitable events

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Sunrise Rotary Club hosts a double dose of events on Aug. 4 with the return of the Duathlon in the morning and the 2nd annual Cajun Seafood Festival that afternoon. “It’s a fun-filled day of activities that benefit local and global projects,” said Event Director Julie Maurer, […]

Please support the NOTA millage renewal

Sometimes life gives you lemons when you’ve planned for lemonade. Disaster can happen to anyone. That’s why I’m asking you to vote “yes” on the senior and disabled transportation millage renewal in the Aug. 7 primary election. Living under dramatically reduced circumstances as a retiree is certainly not the life I envisioned for myself, but […]

Re: Planet Fitness coming to Lake Orion

Those of you individuals who have claimed Planet Fitness will not last, you are very uninformed. The other nearby gyms are too small or in the case of Great Lakes too expensive. I am sure not made of money and I believe the new fitness center will thrive. Sounds to me like the nay sayer’s […]

Vote no on Orion Twp. parks & rec. millage

The Parks & Recreation millage (one mill) on the Aug. 7 ballot is all about raising $1.7 million for each of the next five years from local property owners. But the township is already paying for the parks and recreation needs from the $7 million general budget. If the township needs additional amounts to support […]

Vote no on Orion Twp. parks millage

My reasons for not supporting the 1 mill millage for parks and recreation are: 1. If you combine all the state, county and township parks, safety paths and numerous trails in Orion Township there is no need to expand what we have on a grandiose scale. 2. The current .9064 millage for the township general […]

Re: LOCS begins to pare down proposed bond

It is never enough for the school board and I laugh when you discuss return on investment. Of course, Pine Tree is still standing, instead of selling the building and property to offset some cost. We kept the oldest school and now need to spend $14 million on it. Great return on that investment. — […]

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