Sunday, January 6, 2013
There was plenty of news in the Fenton area this week.
Here is a list of the top five most interesting stories from around Fenton this week. 1. Fenton area officials released an ice warning, after the accidental death of a man in a Groveland Township lake, Fenton Patch reports. 2. A Fenton man, Kirk Beauchamp, 44, died three days after becoming ill with flu symptoms on Dec. 26, the Tri-County Times said. Beauchamp leaves his wife, Amy, and their five children. 3. Fenton Area Public Schools is looking at options for updating the district’s technology, after two failed bond votes, the Flint Journal reports. 4. The Detroit Free Press reports the U.S. economy added 155,000 jobs in December, while the unemployment rate remains at 7.8 percent. 5. In Livingston County Circuit Court, Donald Watts Jr. …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Here is a look at what happened at Fenton Patch this week.
As usual, it was a busy week at Fenton Patch. Here is a look at what you might have missed. Fenton Patch had the latest updates from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department, letting you know about a Highland teen suspected of stealing from the Hartland Target to pay MIP fines. We also shared Fenton job listings for those who are looking for employment. In addition, Fenton Patch encouraged business owners to log in and enter a business listing free of charge. For more information, see (this link). For holiday-themed music playlists, we shared music for Christmas Eve. And Fenton Patch gave you the scoop on some Christmas cookie recipes. For some good news, we had a roundup of feel good stories about Fenton area people helping those in …
Looking for a job in the Fenton area or nearby? Several places are hiring.
The following businesses are hiring for positions in Fenton, according to these listings courtesy of indeed.com Crestmont Dollar General Bestway Express Auto Lab of Fenton Culver’s
Friday, December 28, 2012
The following information was provided by the Fenton Police Department. An arrest does not necessarily mean a conviction.
Fenton police received a report of a quick change scam at Buffalo Wild Wings, in the 3000 block of Silver Lake Road, at 11:45 p.m. on Thursday, said Chief of Police Rick Aro. The manager at the business called police, saying a man requested change for a $100 bill from a clerk, the police report said. As the clerk began making change, the man asked for several other transactions that resulted in him scamming more than $400, Aro said. The man is described as 5 feet 10 inches to 5 feet 11 inches tall, with a light complexion. He was wearing a green and gray, long-sleeved fleece shirt with a green winter hat, police said. There are no reports of other businesses being scammed by the man, Aro said. Anyone with information is asked to call the …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Students are on holiday break; local and state government offices will close for New Year's.
The new year is approaching, and government offices will be closed for the holiday. Fenton City Hall will be closed on Jan. 1. For those who need to make payments to the city of Fenton, there is a drop box at the Fenton Police Department. In addition, the Fenton Township Office & Civic Community Center, 12060 Mantawauka Dr., will close for New Year’s on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. The office will be open for property tax collections only on Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The township’s regular office hours will begin again on Jan. 2. Fenton Area Public Schools begins classes again on Jan. 2, as does Lake Fenton Community Schools. The Michigan Secretary of State branch offices will close Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for New Year’s. SUPER!Centers will be …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Fenton Be Closer website lists things to do in the city.
Looking for fun in Fenton during the rest of the week? Here are some ideas from the city’s marketing firm, New Moon Visions of Milford. You can check out the Be Closer website as well for more information. Zumbatonic Class for kids from 5-5:45 p.m. at the Fenton United Methodist Church, 119 S. Leroy St. in Fenton. The cost is $5, for kids 4-12. Jim and Nick Kish will be at The Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille, 302 N. Leroy St., from 8 p.m. to midnight, (810) 750-9463. Beer Pong starts at 9 p.m. at Joe & Lewie’s Penalty Box, 2400 Owen Rd. Eric Bontekoe and Shannon Dion at the Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille, 302 N. Leroy St., 8 p.m. to midnight. Senior Fridays at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center, 150 S. Leroy St. include bingo ($1), bunco ($…
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Citing potential threats and the hype about Dec. 21 being the end of the world, Genesse and Lapeer County schools canceled classes and activities for the remainder of the week.
In a release from Genesee Intermediate School District, classes and all in-county activities for are canceled for all schools Dec. 20 and Dec. 21. A release from the ISD states: "It is clear that last Friday changed all of us. As educators, we acknowledge, and we believe our communities would agree, that schools are at the center of concern right now. As school district Superintendents we have been in constant communication with one another and there are too many unique factors that have influenced our unanimous decision to cancel school and all school activities for Thursday, December 20 and Friday, December 21" You can read more details about the Fenton area school threats on Fenton Patch. NBC25 reported Lapeer County schools also …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Looking for a job in the Fenton area or nearby? Several places are hiring.
The following businesses are hiring for positions in Fenton, according to these listings courtesy of indeed.com Domino’s Pizza Rent-A-Center TRW Automotive Great Clips Trillium
Friday, December 14, 2012
Designer is available for interior and exterior projects, small or large scale.
For those seeking upscale solutions to interior and exterior design, Rex Todd Rogers Design Studio has opened in Fenton. Rogers’ new business opened its doors earlier this month, at 106 W. Shiawassee Ave. He has family ties to the area and has lived in the Fenton area and Washington, D.C. for several years, Rogers said. He employs the work of local artists and craftsmen as much as possible, a cause close to his heart, he added. In addition, Rogers travels to Manhattan frequently and obtains furniture and other décor from many sources. For example, his new studio includes a bright floral painting by local artist Shelby Rae Gilbert. It’s mixed with concrete planters and decorative orbs from another area source, along with a chair of Italian …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Fenton police are searching for two suspects, a man and a woman, who might be involved with other thefts at the store on Silver Parkway, police say.
Fenton Police received a report of stolen tequila at VG’s Foods on Silver Parkway, when store personnel contacted police to make the report at 1 p.m. Friday. The incident actually occurred at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, said Chief of Police Rick Aro. Store employees told police they noticed three bottles of tequila missing on Friday and checked surveillance footage, Aro said. They discovered footage of a man and woman, both approximately 35 to 36 years old, entering the store Thursday, selecting bottles of liquor, going to another location in VG’s and concealing the liquor in their clothes, the police report said. The two left the store without paying, Aro said. VG’s provided photos of the suspects, whom police are trying to identify. The woman…