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Clarkston Village

PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST Thursday, February 16, 2012

P U B L I C N O T I C E CITY OF THE VILLAGE OF CLARKSTON 375 DEPOT ROAD CLARKSTON MI 48346 PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST Thursday, February 16, 2012 The City of the Village of Clarkston announces a Public Accuracy Testing of the computer program on Thursday, February 16, 2012, at 10:00 a....more >>

Clarkston Village

SUMMARY MINUTES CITY COUNCIL MEETING January 9, 2012

CITY OF THE VILLAGE OF CLARKSTON Artemus M. Pappas Village Hall 375 DEPOT ROAD CLARKSTON MI 48346 SUMMARY MINUTES CITY COUNCIL MEETING January 9, 2012 Meeting called to order at 7:00 p....more >>

Independence Township

SYNOPSIS of the JANUARY 31, 2012 meeting

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE JANUARY 31, 2012 A. A Regular General Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:30 PM at the Independence Township Hall....more >>

Orion Township

2012 Orion Township Board of Review meeting dates

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF ORION PUBLIC NOTICE The 2012 Orion Township Board of Review will meet at the Orion Township Hall, 2525 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, Michigan on the following dates: March 6, 2012 (Tuesday), 10:00 a....more >>
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1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
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1791: In Paris, the National Legislative Assembly holds its first meeting.
1839: The British government decides to send a punitive naval expedition to China.
1847: Maria Mitchell, American astronomer, discovers a comet and is elected the same day to the American Academy of Arts---the first woman to be so honored. The King of Denmark awarded her a gold medal for her discovery.
1856: The first installment of Gustav Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary appears in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refuses to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.