Former councilmember Brad Mathisen appointed to Lake Orion Village Council

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Village Council voted 6-0 to appoint Brad Mathisen to the council to fill the seat left vacant after former Councilmember Ray Hammond resigned. The appointment came during a special meeting on May 5, in which the council also interviewed two other candidates who had submitted applications for […]

Village council approves Lions Club Jubliee for June 24-27

By Jim Newell Review Editor One of the largest events in Lake Orion, a true community event brings people to the Village of Lake Orion for family fun while raising funds to support the Lake Orion Lions Club programs is back on this year. The Lake Orion Village Council voted 6-0 during its virtual meeting […]

LOHS student-athletes sign college letters of intent

LOHS student-athletes sign college letters of intent

By Megan Kelley Review Writer After a challenging year for high school athletics, Lake Orion High School held their final athlete signing day of the year on April 28 where 17 student-athletes signed letters of intent to play college athletics. “We’ve had a very successful year when we look at the number of kids that […]

M-24 southbound traffic goes to single lane until June

The Michigan Department of Transportation has closed one of the two southbound lanes on M-24, leaving one lane open between Atwater and Goldengate streets. The shift occurred on May 10 and is expected to remain in place for the next two weeks. MDOT is working on extending the center left-turn lanes, improving the pavement surface, […]

RCOC to start preservation overlay of Heights Road

The Road Commission for Oakland County began its preservation overlay, or simple resurfacing, program on May 11. More than 62 miles of roads throughout the county will be resurfaced during the project, at a cost of nearly $88 million. One of the roads expected to be resurfaced is Heights Road in Lake Orion from M-24 […]

COVID-19 Update — May 12, 2021

According to Oakland County government, in the last 30 days there were 121 recent cases in the 48359 ZIP code, 154 new cases in the 48360 ZIP code and 187 new cases in the 48362 area. Total numbers by ZIP code: 48359: 855 total cases, 11 deaths. (Population of 9,634) 48360: 1,013 total cases, 13 […]

Orion Twp. officials celebrate the grand opening of the Playful Dragon

Orion Twp. officials celebrate the grand opening of the Playful Dragon

On May 4, Orion Township officials celebrated the opening of the Playful Dragon playscape and pocket park on the corner of Baldwin and Jordan roads with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. This is the first of two planned pocket parks along the newly transformed Baldwin Road corridor. The playspace was created with the help of the Ralph […]

Local, county leaders officially open Baldwin Road project with ceremony on Tuesday

Local, county leaders officially open Baldwin Road project with ceremony on Tuesday

By Jim Newell Review Editor It has been an ongoing project four nearly four years, but the Baldwin Road widening and streetscape project is – officially – finished and open for traffic. Orion Township officials joined Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter and Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board Chair Andrea LaLonde, RCOC Managing Director […]

2021 State of the Township

Supervisor Barnett to give his annual address on May 12 Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett will give the 2021 Orion Township State of the Township Address at 9 a.m. on May 12. Barnett will give the state of the township address — entitled “Building Together As One” — at Woodside Bible Church inside Canterbury Castle, […]

LOCS discusses 2021 summer school programs

By Megan Kelley Review Writer As the end of the school year approaches, Lake Orion Community Schools is preparing the plans for this year’s summer school program. This information was presented to the Board of Education by Kerri Anderson, Director of Curriculum at LOCS, during their April 28 regular meeting. One notable change in the […]

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