Richfield re-elects entire board

Gleason loses to Faris in bid for State Representative

RICHFIELD TWP. — Voters gave the nod to the four members of the board of trustees who were challenged in the Aug. 7 primary election. Supervisor Joe Madore, Treasurer Debbie Buterakos and trustees Dennis Montague and Gerland Masters all received the most votes in the primary election. Clerk Terri Webber was unopposed. Madore defeated opponent Gary Minto 752-414. The supervisor […]

Fe el ing Blue

Central, Gates identified as ‘Focus Schools’

DAVISON — Superintendent Eric Lieske notified parents this week by mail Central and Gates elementary schools have been identified as “Focus Schools” by the Michigan Department of Education. Lieske said, in his letter, this means the state has determined these two buildings have student achievement gaps between the highest and lowest performing students that are larger than the state average. […]


Slezak to go against Kildee

GENESEE COUNTY — Republican Jim Slezak of Davison won the Aug. 7 primary election against Tom Wassa of Fairgrove, clearing the way for a match-up with Dan Kildee (D-Flint) in November. Both hope to take over retiring U.S. Rep. Dale Kildee’s congressional seat in the fall. Dale Kildee is Dan Kildee’s uncle and has served this area in Congress for […]

Adams defeats Theodoroff for county commissioner seat

DAVISON — At the Aug. 7 primary for the 9th District Genesee County Commissioner seat, Pegge Adams of Richfield Township won the Democratic nomination with 50.17 percent of the votes and 2,216 total votes. Douglas Theodoroff of Davison Township, a member of the Davison Board of Education, received 49.38 percent of the votes with 2,181 total votes. In a recent […]

Davison Twp. board sees no opposition

DAVISON TWP. — The incumbent board of trustees, running unopposed in the primary election, saw no opposition in the Aug. 7 primary election. Voters unanimously approved the reelection of Supervisor Kurt Soper, Claerk Karen Miller, Treasurer Patrick Miller, and trustees Tim Elkins and Matthew Karr. Soper received 1,020 votes. Karen Miller received 776 votes. Patrick Miler received 1,000 votes. Elkins […]

In brief

VFW to host BBQ DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4087, 9474 Lapeer Rd., will hold a BBQ Ribs/Chicken Dinner, Aug. 24 from 4-7:30 p.m. — G.G. Pastie sale resume DAVISON TWP. — Once again the Davison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4087, 9474 Lapeer Rd., will be making pasties. Orders must be in by Aug. […]


Local girl raises money for PAWS Animal Rescue

DAVISON — Kaitlyn Cheney of Davison turned 12 on July 28. She asked her family if she could have a birthday party and have everyone bring items for PAWS Animal Rescue in Swartz Creek instead of gifts for herself. “I was completely set back by her warm heart and absolutely agreed to her request,” said father Larry Cheney. Today Kaitlyn […]