A week after an alleged unauthorized drawbridge was installed from Whitehead Drive to Turtle Island on Lobdell Lake, a Gofundme page was created by local residents to help with “legal efforts” to remove the structure. 

 Linden Eagles Marching Band is one of five Genesee County high school bands competing at Ford Field in Detroit on Saturday, Nov. 2. They will compete with their show, “Heart,” in the Michigan Competing Band Association (MCBA) State Championships.

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 Holy backpacks — getting ready for school may cost your family more than ever this year. But many local organizations, churches and businesses are stepping up to help by holding back-to-school supply drives and events.

 Lake Fenton — Buses typically stop in neighborhoods to pick up children for school, however, on Monday, Aug. 5, buses stopped and allowed children to pick up books for free before school starts Sept. 3. 

 On Aug. 9, 1969, members of Charles Manson’s cult killed five people in movie director Roman Polanski’s Beverly Hills, California, home, including Polanski’s pregnant wife, actress Sharon Tate.

This is the fourth in a series featuring one of the city of Fenton’s nine parks, providing information on each and highlighting the amenities available to the public.

 The Linden Library will host a presentation on the history and evolution of lead poisoning on Saturday, Aug. 3. 

In October, my husband and I will celebrate 31 years of marriage. We have argued about everything since that time, and we liked it. 

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 The Fenton Township Board of Trustees voted 6-0 on Monday, July 15 to approve the Silver Ridge street improvement special assessment district, which involves repaving all eight streets, among other improvements.

 With temperatures expected to be in the mid to high 90s Thursday and Friday, Consumers Energy released information on how to save money with your air-conditioning system. With many summer days left, it would be useful to keep some of the following tips in mind.

 On Monday, July 15, attorney Frank Manley made the motion to adjourn the murder trial of his client, Abdurrahman “Abdu” Ahmed Akl, 18, of Fenton Township.

 Clarence Coleman, 27, of Flint was killed and a 25-year-old Mt. Morris woman is hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries following a one-vehicle crash on southbound U.S. 23, south of Owen Road in Fenton on Friday, July 12.

On Sunday, April 14, the Fenton Fire Department responded to a fire at the 900 block of Briarwood  Lane  in Fenton at 7:03 a.m. They were assisted by Fenton Township, Linden City, and the North Oakland Fire Authority (NOCFA).  No one was home at the time of the fire.  According to the Fenton…

Locally, from now until June, there will be baby chickens, turkeys and ducks for sale, which can be used for eggs, poultry, or breeding. These birds are at Family Farm and Home on Silver Parkway in Fenton. They can also be purchased at Great Lakes Ace Hardware, formerly McKay’s Do-It Center …

Michigan regulators have approved a nearly $66 million electric rate increase for Consumers Energy Co. that took effect Sunday, April 1. This is about 38 percent of what the Jackson-based utility originally sought.

 Fenton Twp. — Harvey Dent, the approximately 9-month-old blind puppy whose previous owner burned, tortured and abandoned him, found his “furever” home and his compelling story now has a happy ending.

 Do you remember what you were doing at 5:34 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24, 2007? To refresh your memory, think about the tornado that plowed its way through the tri-county area, causing a path of destruction in its wake.

 The Detroit Race Riot in Detroit on July 23, 1967 was one of the most violent urban revolts in 100 years.  It came in response to police brutality and discriminating conditions that included segregated housing and schools, and rising black unemployment.

 Part of Thompson Road, from U.S. 23 to Torrey Road, will be closed starting Monday, July 24 as the Genesee County Road Commission (GCRR) begins construction.