High times: $40 million cannabis business park coming to Orion Twp.

By Jim Newell Review Editor A new $40 million marijuana business park is coming to Orion Twp. The Oakland Business Park, the first of its kind in Oakland County, will be located on Premier Drive off S. Lapeer Road (M-24). The cannabis operation is run under the umbrella of the Oakland Business Park. Developers and […]

Bill Holt’s deceiving $51 million savings in the LOCS Bond Proposal

Editor’s Note: Supt. Ginopolis’ guest column is also in the Oct. 3, 2018 print edition of The Lake Orion Review. By Superintendent Marion Ginopolis In an interview with the Lake Orion Review, published on Sept. 26, 2018, Lake Orion Community Schools Board of Education Trustee Bill Holt indicated that he objects to three projects in the Lake […]

$66.6 million planned for LOCS elementary schools

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community Schools has been touting their “no expected tax rate increase” $160 million bond proposal for some time now, saying the bond would be used to address “critical needs” in the district. School board members, such as President Scott Taylor, have been vocal in stating that GMB, the […]

Lake Orion ranks in the top six overall in all M-STEP categories in Oakland County

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion Community Schools (LOCS) received good news this month upon the release of the M-STEP (Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress) results this past August. M-STEP was made the official standardized test distributed to grades three to eight throughout the state in 2014, replacing the then 44-year-old MEAP (Michigan […]

Orion Twp. sells last piece of Brown Road property to Pulte Homes

By Jim Newell Review Editor Orion Township has agreed to sell the last piece of the Brown Road puzzle, a lot at 313 Brown Road that the township acquired as part of the Brown Road redevelopment project. The township board voted unanimously to sell the property to Pulte Homes for development. An early conceptual design […]

Oakland County Sheriff’s coffee with a cop

Join the Oakland County Sheriffs for national coffee with cop day on Wednesday, Oct 3 at any of the 12 participating locations around Oakland County. Oakland County residents are encouraged to come by and enjoy a cup of coffee with their local law enforcement. National coffee with a cop day was created three years ago as […]

Volunteers still needed to build the playground at Camp Agawam

Orion Twp. to celebrate the camp’s 100th anniversary By Jim Newell Review Editor Construction on a new “Dream Playground” at Camp Agawam is Oct. 6 and Orion Township organizers still need about 150 volunteers to help with the build and with a host of activities planned for the day. Event Coordinator Jenny Bhatti said she […]

Local group fights to end modern slavery: Abolitionists to screen human trafficking documentary

The Lake Orion-Oxford Michigan Abolitionist Project (MAP) group meets the second Thursday of every month at The Oxford Public Library. Visit the group’s website at www.michiganabolitionistproject.org to check for meeting times and locations. By Shelby Tankersley Oxford Leader Staff Writer “Human trafficking is something we’ve never been without in the United States. We even fought […]

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