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.
Todd Aurand, 52, of Howell was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday, Aug. 3 in Livingston County.
The North Road construction project has begun. Work on the east end of the project, the resurfacing of North Road, from Oakwood to Poplar Street, began Monday, July 29.
The unauthorized drawbridge on Lobdell Lake will reportedly be taken out on Tuesday, Aug. 13.
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.
Local families needed for cultural exchange students
In October, my husband and I will celebrate 31 years of marriage. We have argued about everything since that time, and we liked it.
Tournament officials announced that multi-platinum country singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley will headline the second annual Ally Challenge Community Concert.
A recently introduced Michigan House bill would provide tuition assistance to eligible students for up to three years at a community college or public university.
On Monday, July 15, the Fenton Board of Education voted unanimously to renew the contract of Fenton Area Public Schools (FAPS) Superintendent Adam Hartley for an additional three years.
The Linden Library will host a presentation on the history and evolution of lead poisoning on Saturday, Aug. 3.
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.
Fenton — Amy Brendel, 16, faced a neverending line of customers at the Owen Road McDonald’s on Wednesday afternoon, July 17.
Wayne Simons was just a young boy when his family visited Club Carrol back in the late 1940s and ’50s after cooling off in Lake Fenton from their home in Flint.
Byron Area Schools officials are hoping to get a fourth sinking fund renewal on Tuesday, Aug. 6.
Fenton — John Hoffman’s chainsaw buzzes, spitting sawdust onto Oak Street 40 feet below.
By Vera Hogan
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.
David N. Osborn of Fenton lost his courageous battle with pancreatic cancer Wednesday, July 17. He was 69 years old. The husband of Mayor Sue Osborn, he was Fenton’s “first gentleman.”
The Lake Fenton Community Schools Foundation Board of Directors has awarded 40 grants for a total of $17,167 in 2019.
The new pathway coming next spring to Argentine Township will include a drop-off location for parents at Linden Middle School.
For the next several weeks, the Tri-County Times will feature the city of Fenton’s nine parks, providing information on each park and highlighting the amenities available to the public.
Fenton Twp. — On Saturday, July 13, more than 250 people came together to help dogs and cats get the medical attention they need.
Fenton — The weather was perfect, but it was art that brought the estimated 5,000 to 7,000 visitors to downtown Fenton on Saturday, July 13.
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.
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 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.
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…
The Shiawassee River Water Trail Coalition is hosting a contest to name the official beer and wine for the river.
Genavieve Linkowski, 19, was hopeful she’d be among the top 50 contestants on “American Idol” following her solo audition during Hollywood Week.
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.
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 State Police (MSP) from the Brighton Post are investigating a fatal structure fire that occurred during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 19.
The piece of the puzzle that could solve the murder of Alexandra “Ally” Brueger is still missing.
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.
Does anyone really know what their property taxes pay for?