Orion Twp. Fire Chief Bob Smith to retire in August after 31 years

By Jim Newell Review Editor After nearly 31 years with the Orion Township Fire Department, Chief Bob Smith is stepping down, officially retiring on Aug. 2. Smith decided a few months ago to retire and the township Board of Trustees accepted his retirement resignation in June. “It’s just time to step down. The time was […]

House, garage fire caused by fireworks

By Jim Newell Review Editor Improperly disposed of fireworks caused a house and garage fire at 394 Newton Court near Atwater Street shortly after midnight July 5. The Orion Township Fire Department responded to the call about 12:30 a.m. for an attached garage fire. The fire also burned the side of the house. Fire Chief […]

DDA Summer Gazebo Concert series kicks off

DDA Summer Gazebo Concert series kicks off

The Lake Orion Summer Concert series kicked off on Sunday with a performance by Lake Orion musician Steve Taylor. More than 100 people attended the first performance in the series. The concerts are held at Children’s Park from 2-4 p.m. every Sunday through September. “I think it went great, actually. I think we attracted a […]

Time for a single-payer healthcare system

In regards to the GOP’s latest health care proposal, one can only conclude that they live in a world fully detached from their constituents. Our representatives should not be voting for any measure that causes people to lose coverage, raise premiums on those with pre-existing conditions, or cuts funding to Medicare or Medicaid. Health care […]

Resident is against Villag of Lake Orion plans to run a storm drainage pipe from Lakeview Street into Lake Orion

The standing water and draining concerns of Lakeview Street have been in existence for over seventeen years. Various times the neighbors have approached The Village and ask that all appropriate measures be taken to correct the flooding of our properties. This overflow is a direct result of asphalting the road incorrectly. Prior to paving the […]

The Carnival Comes to Town Annual Lions Club Jubilee a smashing hit with Orionites

The Carnival  Comes to Town  Annual Lions Club Jubilee a smashing hit with Orionites

The Lake Orion Lions Club held their annual Jubilee last weekend, giving attendees carnival rides, cotton candy and Elephant Ears, along with kids screaming in joy and fond remembrances from adults. “This is where we make the majority of our budget, for sure,” said Lion Club member Roger Brodeur. “Along with the Christmas Auction, this […]

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