Monday, March 18, 2013
The most popular shot among 19 reader contributions will be featured on the Fenton Patch Facebook page.
The vote is in and Fenton Patch readers have selected photo No. 1, submitted by Jessica Johnson, as the winning entry in our Facebook banner contest. The photo of some lucky ducks was one of 19 submissions in our call-out for pictures capturing the community's spirit; it will be featured on the Fenton Patch Facebook page beginning Monday. More than 1,625 people have "Liked" the Fenton Patch Facebook page and use it to stay connected. What about you?
Saturday, March 16, 2013
We're on a search for a picture that captures the community's spirit. The most popular reader contribution will be featured on our Facebook page.
There's a lot to love in Fenton: the lakes, the parks, the small businesses and – most importantly – the people. Readers have shared their pictures capturing the community's spirit and we need you to help us pick one to be featured on the Fenton Patch Facebook page. More than 1,605 people have "Liked" the Fenton Patch Facebook page and use it to stay connected. What about you?
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Here is a look at what happened on 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’s Week in Review gave you a look at what happened during the week, including news on the I-96 shooting suspect, the recent snow and feel good stories. If you’re looking for a job, check Fenton Patch on Sundays for Job Openings in Fenton. Last Sunday’s listings were at this link. With the new year approaching quickly, we invited Fenton Patch readers to vote for their favorite story of 2012. Fenton Patch also asked you what you would like to see improved in the area in 2013. Happy New Year! Fenton Patch provided you with news on a bill Rep. Dale Kildee supports, which is a Senate plan to address expiring tax cuts from the Bush era. In …
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 …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The site has come a long way since launching in December 2010
It’s hard to believe Fenton Patch is turning 2-years-old. It’s been such a short time, but we’ve come such a long way and so has Fenton. Here is a look at a few stories from when the site launched Dec. 20, 2010. As we move into 2013, Fenton Patch will look dramatically different than when we launched in 2010, when we celebrated our one-year anniversary in 2011 or even now. We will continue strive to become the online community center for Fenton. We will become more user-friendly as it will be easier to share and have conversations on the site. We will keep bringing you big news, but also a whole lot more. It's been a great two years of Fenton Patch, but 2013 will take the site to a whole new level and we hope you come along for the ride. …
Friday, March 30, 2012
Our Local Voices writers posted about dealing with cancer, the Colombian Amateur Pole Dancing Champion and more.
If you haven't been reading blogs in our Local Voices section, you have been missing out. We have recently added some great new writers. Here is a look at the best of our blogs. 1. Kim Green said Bible Stories Are Still Relevent after her broken down van full of adopted children were left on the side of the road and no one would help them. "All the while, people pulled into the gas station. Stared at us. And did nothing." 2. Our newest Local Voices writer Rober Marr wrote about the crime in Flint possibly moving towards Fenton. "As long as I've been in the area, Flint has always been a place to be from...far away from." 3. Joe Kershaw, a 1968 Fenton grad living in Colombia, provided his thoughts on St. Patrick's Day after his wife had a …
Monday, June 13, 2011
First-year event will take place on June 24.
The countdown to the Fenton Artwalk is on. From 4:30 to 8 p.m. June 24, 30 merchants and more than 50 artists will participate in the inaugural event, and officials are hoping hundreds of residents will join the fun. "We are so pleased with the response from the local merchants and artists, as well as the many artists from all over the state who are looking forward to participating. There is going to be an excellent variety of really talented artists on display,” said organizer Natalie Burg of the marketing group New Moon Visions, which was hired by the city of Fenton. The Fenton Art Walk received recently a boost as Fenton Patch has teamed with the Fenton Downtown Development Authority to sponsor the event, which organizers hope will …