Baldwin/Clarkston roads intersection to close June 10

Roundabout to be installed this summer By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — A new roundabout is slated for the Baldwin/Clarkston roads intersection, with the intersection scheduled to close to through traffic on June 10. The approximate $3.6 million project will be paid for with federal funds, Road Commission for Oakland County and Orion […]

Lake Orion Community Schools hires three new teachers, school psychologist and speech-language pathologist

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — The Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education approved five new hires during a regular board meeting on May 22. Among the new hires are three teachers, a psychologist and a speech-language pathologist. Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Adam Weldon introduced each hire to the board […]

Lake Orion Lake Association donates funds to help equip Lake Orion police boat

Lake Orion Lake Association donates funds to help equip Lake Orion police boat

The Lake Orion Lake Association donated $500 to the Lake Orion Police Department to cover the cost of safety equipment needed for the department’s patrol boat on Lake Orion. LOLA made the presentation during the Lake Orion Village Council’s May 28 meeting. The funds will help purchase new Police life vests, a new throwable flotation […]

Orion community remembers its fallen veterans on Memorial Day

Orion community remembers its fallen veterans on Memorial Day

By Jim Newell Managing Editor jnewell@mihomepaper.com ORION TWP. — Memorial Day in Orion is a solemn day of remembrance with people from throughout the community joining Orion’s veterans in remembering those U.S. military men and women who died in service to the nation. Lake Orion American Legion Charlton-Polan Post 233 veterans, Sons of the American […]

Seymour Celebration returns to Oxford this weekend

Seymour Celebration returns to Oxford this weekend

OXFORD TWP. — The Seymour Celebration summer event returns June 6-9 to Seymour Lake Township Park with plenty of carnival rides and games, two nights of fireworks, a classic car cruise and live music and fun for the whole family. Carnival hours are 5-10 p.m. Thursday, 1-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1-8 p.m. Sunday. […]

Lake Orion Police Department hires a new fulltime officer, two reserve officers

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — Lake Orion Police Chief Thomas Lindberg introduced the LOPD’s new full-time officer Keith Quick and new reserve officers Ryan Hammond and Shane Stalker during a Lake Orion Village Council meeting on May 28. Quick came to Lake Orion after a 24-year career working for the Lapeer […]

Lake Orion Lake Association encourages everyone to attend LOLA boater safety classes in June

By Joseph Goral Staff Writer jgoral@mihomepaper.com LAKE ORION — During public comments during Lake Orion Village Council’s meeting on May 13, Lake Orion Lake Association (LOLA) President George Dandalides encouraged residents to attend LOLA’s upcoming boater safety classes in June. “Anyone that operates a motorized boat on the lake, born after June 30 of 1996, […]

Oakland County’s sheriff’s office offers free trigger locks to promote gun safety

OAKLAND COUNTY — The Oakland County’s Sheriff’s Office is offering residents free trigger locks for their firearms to prevent unwanted access to a gun. Locks are available at all sheriff’s office substations, the sheriff’s office headquarters located at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. on the Oakland-County government complex and most local law enforcement agencies, according to […]

Oxford Trolley Tour of Historic Homes on June 9

OXFORD TWP. — The Northeast Oakland Historical Society & Museum will host the Historic Oxford Trolley Tour of Homes on June 9. “Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the rich history of Oxford! For the FIRST time ever, hop aboard an old-fashioned Trolley Car and be transported back to the enchanting 1870s […]