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 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.

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

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.

 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.”

 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.

 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…

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 …

 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.