Davison Township board approves road projects

DAVISON TWP. — Resurfacing work will take place this summer on Court Street, from Irish to Gale road, as part of a $185,000 project. The Davison Township Board of Trustees approved the township’s portion of the resurfacing and ditching of the section of Court Street, which was a total of $92,500. The rest is being funded through state funds, said […]

Davison Farmers Market Flea Market Flip Day and Car Show

DAVISON TWP. — On July 24, the Davison Farmers Market will be having a Flea Market Flip Day from open to close. A day where one can turn their clutter into cash or find a discarded treasure of their own to transform into something new and exciting. The possibilities are endless at the Davison Farmers Market Flip Day. Also, from […]

Council approves first reading of incinerator, container ordinance

BURTON — The City Council unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance regulating incinerators, trash containers and collection/donation containers at its July 8 meeting. Councilman Tom Martinbianco was absent and excused. The ordinance is something the Planning Commission has been working on and had already held a public hearing regarding. Council Vice President Greg Fenner said as the legislative […]

Creekwood Dental to hold food pantry

BURTON — Creekwood Dental will hold a mobile food pantry from 1-3 p.m. July 24, for anyone who needs food. The event will be held in the Creekwood Dental parking lot, 1080 Creekwood Trail, in Burton. This is for anyone who needs food. If you or someone you know needs food, stop by. The Mobile Food Pantry is on the […]

Summer sounds!

The Burton Rotary Club held a Concert in the Park, July 15 at the Burton Veterans Memorial Park on Manor Drive. Performing that evening was Mike Odette and there were hotdogs served to those who came to listen.

City enters into agreement with Medstar for ambulance service

BURTON — Officials have entered into a service agreement with Medstar, EMS and mobile healthcare provider, for exclusive ambulance service to the city. Burton Fire Chief Kirk Wilkinson announced the agreement at the July 8 city council meeting where he said Burton will now receive exclusive ambulance service with 8-minute guaranteed response, free of charge to the city’s coffers. The […]

Council votes to keep recreational vehicle ordinance intact

FLUSHING — Flushing homeowners will still not be allowed to park recreational vehicles in their driveways for more than 24 hours, per a decision from Flushing City Council. At the July 12 city council meeting, council members discussed the possibility of sending Zoning Ordinance 53.109(3)(c) back to the Planning Commission for further review. This section of the ordinance prevents homeowners […]

Clayton Twp. officers honored for work on grisly murder case

CLAYTON TWP. — Four Clayton Township Police officers received recognition for their efforts in solving a couple of high-profile cases in 2019. Three of the officers – Detective Ken Engel, Officer Richard Lee and Officer Rod Wurtz – were honored for their work in solving Kevin Bacon homicide that gained national attention for its gruesome details. “Detective Engel was instrumental […]

Gaines rodeo draws big crowds

The skies may have been threatening rain, but that didn’t stop the crowds from making their way to Gaines Lions Pine Hill Community Park for the return of the Gaines Community Rodeo on July 16 and 17. Competitors from Flying Star Rodeo provided plenty of entertainment with bull riding, barrel racing, bareback riding, team roping, calf roping, steer wrestling and […]

National Night Out returns on Aug. 3

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Police Department is gearing up for the return of its annual summertime celebration with the community: National Night Out. Flint Township Police, along with members from several local Neighborhood Watch groups, will present National Night Out on Aug. 3 at the Flint Township Police Station on 5200 Norko Drive. The event will run from […]