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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Are you ready for some Dragon football?

Are you ready for some Dragon football?

LO PEPP, varsity players hold youth football camp LAKE ORION — These Lake Orion youth football players may be ready to take to the gridiron but they will have to wait a few more years before donning the Dragon green and white under the Friday night lights. Lake Orion Football PEPP held their annual youth […]

Aug. 2, 2022 Primary Election results

NOTA millage renewal passes decisively   By Jim Newell Review Editor OAKLAND COUNTY — The Aug. 2 Primary mid-term elections saw relatively low voter participation across Oakland County and in Orion Township. Across Oakland County, only 30 percent of registered voters participated in the primary election, according to the Oakland County Clerk’s Office. Of the […]

Polly Ann Trail to celebrate 25th anniversary

Polly Ann Trail to celebrate 25th anniversary

Polly Ann Trail Manager Linda Moran is busy getting the trail system ready for the 25th anniversary celebration on Aug. 27. Photo by D. Rush   Cake Walk planned for Aug. 27 By Don Rush It’s taken years of sweat equity, volunteer work, grant writing and management and now the Polly Ann Trail is gearing […]

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