Graham, Thiemkey in running for council president

DRYDEN — There’s a two-person race for the village’s Council President job. The candidates are incumbent Elizabeth Thiemkey and challenger Alen Graham. Whoever gets the most voters will earn a four-year term. • • • Alen Graham said he’s running for the opportunity to...

Five candidates seek board seats in Almont

Three, six-year terms to be decided in Nov. ALMONT — Voters will have five candidates to choose from for three open seats on the Almont Board of Education. Current members whose terms are expiring include Paul Bowman, Jill Bowman-O’Neil and John Brzozowski. Of the...

Moratorium approved in Dryden Twp.

Board wants to address marijuana growing issues DRYDEN TWP. — At their Sept. 8 meeting the township board approved a marijuana moratorium with a 4-1 vote. Supervisor Tina Papineau said there’s concern about the number of individuals looking to move to Dryden Twp. in...

Council approves new look for water tower

  ALMONT — The village’s water tower will be receiving a new look. The water tower, painted with the apple tree logo in 2008, will be changed. The tree will be removed and “Almont” will be lettered in the Old English-style and be orange and black in color. At...

Preparing for virtual heart walk

Attica, Dryden families help raise funds for congenital defect research TRI-CITY AREA — The Children’s Heart Foundation hosts a walk in the Metro-Detroit area each September to fund research for congenital heart defects. The organization has chosen to move forward...