Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Here are the unofficial Livingston County race results, according to the clerk's office.
With all 79 Livingston County precincts reporting, here are the unofficial results to county races: Prosecuting Attorney Sheriff County Clerk County Treasurer Register of Deeds County Commissioner, District 1 (Brighton) County Commissioner, District 3 (Hartland) Check back with Patch for updates on this race.
Friday, August 3, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Livingston County Sheriff's Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Three homeless teenagers, two 19-year-olds and a 17-year-old, were arrested on Tuesday morning after an attempted break-in on the 800 block of Hacker Road, according to a report from the Livingston County Sheriff's department. Two of the young males are also suspected of stealing items, including condoms and food, from the Hartland Walmart around 6 a.m. that morning, according to the report. Police said they responded to a 911 call from a Howell man who told a dispatcher someone had broken a window and was attempting to enter his home while he was inside. When police arrived, they found one of the suspects standing the driveway, according to the report and two suspects in a car parked in the victim's driveway. According to the report, the …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Officials encourage residents to be watchful and share tips regarding the sale of synthetic drugs in Livingston County.
With Gov. Rick Snyder signing a bill on Tuesday which outlawed K2, Spice and other synthetic drugs, Hartland Township commissioner Dave Domas says Livingston county officials will continue to remain vigilant and committed to keeping synthetic drugs from being sold in local businesses. “The governor has signed this new legislation criminalizing this material and the sale of it and the use of it and it goes into effect July 1,” Domas said. “In the meantime, our health department edict still is in play and we have picked up a couple more stores since that initial sweep and confiscated material from them as well.” On June 8, the Livingston County officials declared synthetic marijuana, also known as Spice, K2, LOL, OMG and Bath Salts, an …
Friday, June 8, 2012
Livingston County officials held a press conference Friday morning after issuing an emergency order declaring all synthetic marijuana an imminent danger and banning all sales of the drug.
Livingston County law enforcement and health officials teamed up to personally deliver emergency orders banning sales of all forms of synthetic marijuana, also known as K2, Spice, LOL and OMG, and seize any products on site on Friday morning. Livingston County Health Director Ted Westmeier called K2 an "imminent danger to health and lives of individuals in Livingston County."
Livingston County Public Health and Police officials held a press conference Friday morning after raiding 10 local stores known to sell synthetic marijuana.
Livingston County officials declared synthetic marijuana, also known as Spice, K2, LOL, OMG and Bath Salts, an imminent health danger and issued an emergency order preventing sales of all substances Friday morning. Ten local businesses will be served with a copy of the order by police and County Health Department officials, who will then confiscate all products on site. The products will be held in property rooms indefinately. Assistant Prosecutor William Vailliencourt said he fully anticipates the product being destroyed after pending K2 legislation is approved. Any violators of the order could be charged with a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in county jail and a $200 fine. According to County Health Director Ted Westmeier, …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
100 Women Who Care About Livingston County awarded their first charity, Mission House of Fowlerville, with $7,800.
On Tuesday night, Karen Ryan was able to present the Fowlerville First United Methodist Church Mission House with a check for $7,800 as part of the first ever donation from the new women's group 100 Women Who Care About Livingston County. 100 Women Who Care is a new group of women who have come together to increase their impact among local charities by donating together. The group meets four times a year, where three charities are chosen. The women vote on the charity then each write a $100 check to the winner. Mission House was voted the winner over LACASA and The Make-a-Wish Foundation during the group's first meeting on May 8. Mission House is open to anyone suffering from alcoholism or drug addiction to help those people stay sober and…
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
100 Women Who Care about Livingston County held an informational meeting Tuesday night.
According to Candye Hinton, 100 women can raise $10,000 in one hour. That's the premise behind 100 Women Who Care About Livingston County - a new women's group dedicated to supporting local nonprofit organziations by combining donations to increase the impact. 100 Women Who Care was started in Jackson, Michigan, as a way to streamline the fundraising process for local charities and nonprofits. There are now chapters all over the country. "I'm just basically importing it into Livingston County," Hinton said. "We are one of the most organized counties for nonproftis and volunteers and things like that. It just seemed to me the perfect fit, being able to streamline how they get the money. Many people are confused about who they should give to…
Friday, February 17, 2012
New dual enrollment program for 50 Livingston County high school students will begin this fall at a discounted price.
A new collaboration between Livingston County school districts and the University of Michigan-Flint will allow selected high school students to get a head start on college educations in business, economics, law and criminal justice. The Dual Enrollment Educational Partnership (D.E.E.P.), which will begin in the fall with spaces for 50 students, will include all high schools in Livingston County, said Robert Hahn, coordinator of K-16 Projects for U of M-Flint. The program will help prepare high school seniors for their university experience, and classes will take place at the Hartland Educational Support Services Building, 9525 Highland Road, Howell. This will be cost savings to students and their families. The two-semester program will …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
A lane shift is expected Friday for work along the highway south of Brighton.
The rainy weather has delayed a single-lane closure on northbound U.S. 23 between Crouse and Clyde roads to 8 p.m. Saturday through 5 a.m. Sunday, MDOT has announced. The closure, which is necessary for maintenance repairs, was originally going to be from 8 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday, according to an email from MDOT. In addition, Friday night there will be a traffic shift along northbound US 23 at the Huron River bridge south of Brighton. As part of this traffic shift, the two northbound lanes will be shifted to the left lane and shoulder, MDOT said. A barrier wall be installed along the right lane. This will allow crews to work on the bridge. Nighttime single-lane closures will continue along this stretch of US 23 from Lee and Silver …