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...

Area clerks field questions about absentee voting

Ballots for Nov. won’t be ready until late September TRI-CITY AREA — Local clerks have been receiving some unique questions from voters this election year. At the August 19 Lapeer County Municipal Clerks Association Meeting, clerks from around Lapeer County discussed...