Orion Twp. Supervisor Chris Barnett delivers 5th State of the Township address

State of the Township on March 29, 2017 By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Twp. Supervisor Chris Barnett gave his annual State of the Township address on Wednesday, highlighting business and housing development, low crime rates, township amenities and revealed new projects planned for 2017. In the address – A Celebration of Success: The People […]

Lake Orion middle school robotics teams compete in Super-Regional tournament

Lake Orion middle school robotics teams compete in Super-Regional tournament

Students from Lake Orion’s Scripps and Oakview Middle Schools traveled to Cedar Rapids, Iowa in late March to participate in the FIRST Tech Challenge North Super-Regional robotics tournament, where they competed against 70 other teams from 14 states. Scripps and Oakview teams qualified for the regional event by successfully competing in local robotics tournaments held […]

Chris Barnett named SEMCOG 2017 Taubman Fellow, will attend Harvard

Chris Barnett, Supervisor of the Charter Township of Orion, was named Taubman Fellow and will attend the prestigious program for senior executives in state and local government at Harvard University this summer. Brandon Kritzman, Livonia City Council Vice President was also named a Taubman Fellow. SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, announced the fellowships […]

Adopt-A-Trail program opens for the Paint Creek Trail this spring

Three students from Girl Scout Troop #43155 have developed an “Adopt-A-Trail” program for the Paint Creek Trail to earn their Silver Award. As part of the project, four sections of the Paint Creek Trail from Rochester to Lake Orion will be adopted by individuals, groups, or businesses. Each group will be responsible for a trail […]

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‘Wall of Excellence’ to recognize outstanding Dragon graduates

‘Wall of Excellence’ to recognize outstanding Dragon graduates

By Jim Newell Review Editor An astronaut. An entrepreneur. An innovator. An uncle who earned a purple heart or gold star? Is there a Lake Orion High School grad who’s gone above and beyond in their post-graduate career to achieve notable success? Lake Orion High School is developing a “Wall of Excellence” to recognize the […]

Lake Orion Pet Centre to be demolished, rebuilt

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Pet Centre caught fire Jan. 28 and the rubble on the corner of Anderson and Flint streets is a vivid reminder of the loss of a community mainstay. Now, many people are wondering what the plans are for the building – and whether it will be demolished […]

Village approves contract with Young for manager’s role

By Jim Newell Review Editor It’s no joke – Joe Young will be the next Lake Orion village manager as of April 1. The village council voted 5-0 at its meeting Monday to officially approve a contract with Young and appointed him village manager. An official swearing-in ceremony will take place once Young begins his […]

‘A Night in Paris’ gala fundraiser another success for Art Center

‘A Night in Paris’ gala fundraiser another success for Art Center

The Orion Art Center hosted its 28th annual gala fundraiser Saturday evening, with proceeds helping fund the Art Center’s projects and programs. This year’s gala, A Night in Paris, was a French-themed event and included a silent auction, raffle, cocktail reception, gourmet dinner and dancing. James Jenkins received the Patron of the Arts award, given […]

Orion Twp. teen dies a week after being shot by friend

Donations to the Bonner Family Huntington Bank is accepting donations to help the family with expenses. Anyone who would like to contribute can visit the Huntington Bank branch at 4983 S. Baldwin Rd., or call 248-293-3130 and inform a bank teller that the donation is for the Solomon Bonner fund. 100 percent of the donations […]