Charges to be added to Fenton Township Shooting Case, Fenton Mom Opens Gluten-Free Store

As usual, there was plenty of news in Fenton this week.

Here is a look at what you might have missed.

Monday, Oct. 1

We provided you with resources around Fenton to help readers stay healthy, as research shows good nutrition and exercise can help prevent breast cancer.

Fenton Patch had its with information readers need about every race in town.

Many are thinking pink for October, and we had ways you can participate, pledge support and donate to the cause in Michigan.

In addition, we had the story about a Fenton mother, Marcy Watters, who has opened Ms. Ali’s Gluten Free Treats at the Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi. Watters has made baked goods for years for her daughter, who has celiac disease.

Also on Monday, Fenton Patch let you know about runners from Fenton who competed in the Brooksie Way in Rochester Hills on Sunday. They helped raised money for health and wellness mini-grants in the annual race.

And we had the news on the late Patrick O’Rourke, of Fenton, being promoted to sergeant by the West Bloomfield Police Department. If he were able to continue his heroic career, O’Rourke would likely have been promoted, his department says.

Tuesday, Oct. 2

Fenton Patch provided you with an opportunity to enter a contest and tell us why you won’t text and drive. Many Patch readers stepped up to take the pledge.

In addition, we had news from which is considering a $12,000 storm water study for North Leroy Street.

Also on Tuesday, we had the Police Blotter, which let you know about two separate drunk and disorderly arrests in Fenton bar parking lots.

Also on Tuesday, Fenton Patch had the story about coming up at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27.

We also had the news on a payment of $15,835 that Fenton City Council could authorize, for severe weather warning siren repair and upgrades.

Wednesday, Oct. 3

We had the scoop for you on the pretrial of the Fenton Township shooting incident that occurred in the spring. The case was sent back to district court, and David Eddie Collins, 23, of Flint, could have additional charges filed against him.

Fenton Patch provided an opportunity for readers to weigh in on a poll, Who Won the Presidential Debate?

Also on Wednesday, we shared the news on how you could talk about the 2012 presidential debate on Patch.

 We also had the news on how students can find what they need at the Jack R. Winegarden Library in Fenton.

Thursday, Oct. 4

We shared a list of Fenton area jobs at for Fenton Patch readers who are looking for work.

Also on Thursday, we had information on how you can participate in the which is coming up on Oct. 14.

Friday, Oct. 5

On Friday, Fenton Patch had the story on where readers can “scare up a good time.”

We also shared the news from the Fenton Police Department, which collected 30 pounds of unwanted/outdated prescription medications at its recent drug take-back event.

Other news on Friday included the Police Blotter, with a report on Fenton police finding suspected crack cocaine in a Flushing woman’s vehicle after a traffic stop.

In addition, Fenton Patch provided you with the news that snow mixed with rain is possible in the Fenton area on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Saturday, Oct. 6

Fenton Patch provided the Big News Around You with a list that included the opening of the Hartland Teen Center and a fire that destroyed downtown Byron.


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