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Proposal 1 explained by road commission

Brandon Twp.- Having trouble understanding Proposal 1? The Road Commission of Oakland County would like to help. Representatives from RCOC have been conducting presentations on the ballot proposal that if approved would increase the state sales tax to 7 percent and raise funds for maintenance of Michigan roads....more >>

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Memories of Lincoln

Local shares funeral items on anniversary of assassination

Lincoln embossed on a tattered black silk ribbon —a somber memory reflecting an assassination that spiraled a nation into grief. According to news reports, shortly after 10 p.m., April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D....more >>

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Ready, set, swim!

Students to release classroom salmon

Brandon Twp.-On Friday a long 'tale' for about 70 Chinook salmon will begin. At noon, April 17—Peggy Miller-Zelinko's fifth-eighth grade science class at Brandon Academy of Arts & Sciences will release their salmon from the shore of the Clinton River, in Rochester Hills a local watershed that feeds one of the Great Lakes....more >>

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Robotics teams off to world championship

Both Goodrich and Brandon robotics teams are on their way to World Championship in St. Louis following a successful weekend. From April 8-11, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Team 68, Truck Town Thunder along with Goodrich Team 494 and Team 70 traveled to Deltaplex Arena in Grand Rapids, to compete with more than 100 teams at the FIRST In Michigan State Championship....more >>

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Bookin' It and beating cancer

Brandon Twp.- For Marcy Carney, running isn't about finishing first or getting a personal best. Sometimes, it's just about crossing the finish line. And sometimes, it's about proving that you won't be defeated, regardless of what you're up against....more >>

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Smart meter conversions to begin in township

Atlas Twp.- Smart phones. Smart cars. Now smart meters. Consumer Energy customers in the township will receive a new smart meter within the next six months as part of a statewide upgrade....more >>

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Seeking Book Club members

Brandon Twp.-Like to read? Want to talk about books and make new friends? There is a book club waiting for you at the library, 304 South St. Royann Hassinger and Susie Lewicki, both township residents, are original members of the Brandon Bibliophiles, now known simply as the "Book Club....more >>

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Goodrich Commons sign OK'd by council

Goodrich-By a 5-0 vote on Monday night the village council OK'd a park sign for the Goodrich Commons. Plans for the six-foot high solid limestone sign to be located just west of the Hegel Road bridge was presented by Angie Adamec and Amy Slagle of the Goodrich Village Volunteers....more >>

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Elder abuse/older adult safety

Brandon Twp.- Learn how to protect yourself or elderly loved one during a program planned for this Wednesday. "Elder abuse/older adult safety issues" will be presented by the Oakland County Health Division from 6:30 p....more >>
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Holocaust remembered

Brandon Twp.-The black and white photos are anywhere from 70 to 82 years old. The eyes that stare out from them are those of men, women and children. The expressions on the faces vary, but are most often ones of confusion, resignation, and absolute misery....more >>
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