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Five Michigan names highlight Tech's incoming freshman class  MiHockey

By @MichaelCaples –. Michigan Tech has officially announced its incoming freshman class for the 2019-2020 college hockey season, and there's a distinct ...

ESPN Coming to Brighton High School Friday for Unified Team Award Ceremony  WHMI

This Friday, the ESPN television sports network will be in Brighton for a ceremony honoring the Brighton High School Unified team, its coaches and team ...

Pep rally held to recognize Brighton High School students for ESPN, Special Olympics honor  WXYZ Detroit

A school in metro Detroit has been awarded one of the highest honors in sports. ESPN and the Special Olympics National has named Brighton High School one ...

Brighton High honored by ESPN, Special Olympics  WXYZ Detroit

If you want to see an example of how a school should work to include those with special needs, go to Brighton High School. ESPN and Special Olympics ...

Over 700 guests make Brighton's 2019 prom one of the school's highest attended

Photos from Brighton's 2019 prom at Crystal Gardens in Howell.

Brighton Unified Team Recognized As Top 5 In Country  WHMI

The Brighton High School Unified Team has received a rare and prestigious award for their inclusionary efforts towards special needs students. A celebratory ...

Brighton High School Marching Band Performing In Thanksgiving Day Parade  WHMI

The Brighton High School Marching Band will be performing in this year's Detroit Thanksgiving Day parade, known traditionally as “America's Thanksgiving Day ...

Krebs Wants To Bring "Unique Perspective" To BAS Board  WHMI

Today is the first in a series of profiles on the candidates for the Brighton Area Schools Board of Education on Election Day, one week from today. There are six ...

ESPN honoring Brighton's unified sports program  Livingston Daily

Brighton's unified sports program combines special education and general education students.

All Schools in Brighton to Soon Have Own Therapy Dog  WHMI

The therapy dog program in the Brighton Area Schools has been an unqualified success. At its meeting Monday night the Brighton Area Schools' Board of ...

After nearly 10-year effort, Brighton schools plan to have therapy dogs in every building by spring  Livingston Daily

Brighton Area Schools is the leader of the pack when it comes to therapy dogs. Administrators plan to have a dog in every building by next spring, all of the ...

Best ever? Brighton boys have county's highest state ski finish; Hartland sixth  Livingston Daily

Brighton and Hartland had their best state boys ski finishes ever.

WHMI 93.5 Local News : Brighton High School Ranked in Top 3% Academically  WHMI

Brighton Superintendent Greg Gray told the Board of Education Monday night that US News & World Report – which is considered the global authority in ...

Brighton Area School District Looks at Adding Possible JROTC Program  WHMI

The Brighton Area School District is looking at adding a new program at the high school. It's called the Junior ROTC program and it's for students – both male ...

Rock band announced for Brighton Mill Pond amphitheater grand opening  Livingston Daily

A Detroit alternative rock band that rose to fame in the 1990s will headline the grand opening of Brighton's newly renovated amphitheater at the Mill Pond.

Brighton High School celebrates prom 'under the stars'

Brighton High School held its prom Saturday, May 12, at Crystal Gardens in Howell, with a theme of "under the stars."

New coffeehouse and theater serving up beverages, live entertainment in Brighton  Livingston Daily

Brighton Coffeehouse and Theater is now open on the Mill Pond in downtown Brighton. And live performances have begun.

Brighton High School Top Ten Seniors  Livingston Daily

Brighton High School has announced its Top 10 seniors.

New Hours & Availability Set For Brighton High School Pool  WHMI

In an effort to open up the Brighton High School pool to more people in the community, the school district will be making a few changes in the pool schedule.

In memory of mother, Brighton QB scores game-winner in OT on Pink Out night

Brighton QB Will Jontz had a 10-yard touchdown run in overtime to give his team a 23-17 win over Canton.

WHMI 93.5 Local News : Incumbent Seeks Another Term On BAS Board  WHMI

Today is the second in a series of profiles on the candidates for the Brighton Area Schools Board of Education on Election Day, November 6. There are six ...

Brighton Unified Basketball Game To Benefit Special Olympics  WHMI

The Brighton Unified Team, a co-ed basketball team that involves students in the Brighton Area Schools' special education program, will play Northville ...

Don't let rapists return to school, victims tell Mich. lawmakers  Detroit Free Press

Victims of a Brighton High School rapist stepped up Tuesday to testify on a bill that would prohibit their attacker from returning to the same school.

Father-daughter team planning Mexican street food eatery in Brighton are thinking bigger  Livingston Daily

A father and daughter opening El Àrbol, a new Mexican street food-inspired eatery in the former site of the Yum Yum Tree, have changed up plans.

Community events for Livingston area | March 2019  Livingston Daily

Livingston Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert 7 p.m., Brighton Nazarene Church, 7669 Brighton Rd. $10 adults, $5 seniors and students, free admission for ...

Special Olympics  ESPN

Which Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools made the Top 5 in the ESPN Honor Roll? See who the winners are here.

4 schools face off for Ann Arbor-area Prom of the Week May 10-11

ANN ARBOR, MI - Area students are getting ready for a big night out, and it's time to vote for your favorite school in the The Ann Arbor News / MLive's Prom of the ...

Chelsea High School wins Ann Arbor-area Prom of the Week

ANN ARBOR, MI - Chelsea High School took an early lead in MLive's Ann Arbor-area Prom of the Week poll and maintained that edge through the end of the ...

BWW Feature: LOVE, LOSS & WHAT I WORE is Brewing as the First Professional Production at Brighton Coffeehouse and Theater March 1-3  Broadway World

One of the many perks of opening the new Brighton Coffeehouse and Theater (BCAT) is having the variety, versatility and creativity to showcase local talent, ...

Petoskey High School to gain therapy dog | Featured-pnr  Petoskey News-Review

PETOSKEY — A new staff member will soon be joining the counseling department at Petoskey High School, a goldendoodle named Poppy.

Mexican restaurant planned for former Yum Yum Tree in downtown Brighton  Livingston Daily

An owner and chef of a popular Brighton bistro is proposing a new Mexican street food-inspired restaurant in the former site of the Yum Yum Tree downtown.

199-apartment 'luxury' complex on Mill Pond closer to becoming a reality  Livingston Daily

A proposed 199-unit high-end apartment complex that would be built on the Mill Pond in downtown Brighton is a step closer to becoming a reality. Brighton City ...

Brighton High School students don hijabs to explore literature, religion and identity  Michigan Radio

Maybe more than any other, high school can be a time when what you choose to wear has a huge impact on your sense of identity. As students take their first.

March 2019 restaurant inspections for Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Of the Livingston County restaurants inspected in February 2019, priority and priority foundation violations were found at 24 locations. Each month, the ...

Brighton approves 4-story, 199-unit luxury apartment complex near Mill Pond  Livingston Daily

The city council green lighted the complex adjacent to the Mill Pond and construction could begin as soon as next fall.

Court: Brighton teen rapist will not go to school with his victims, remains detained  Detroit Free Press

A Brighton teen sentenced to 45 days in juvenile detention in a rape case involving three middle school girls will not be allowed to return to school where his ...

Brighton's Davis 'T-Bone' Codd brings elite hockey, golf, hair game to Saginaw Spirit

The Brighton High School sophomore signed Tuesday to play in the Ontario Hockey League next season.

Cool Spaces: $900K luxury home powered by solar, filled with high-end details  Livingston Daily

An array of twenty-eight solar panels on the roof supplies enough power to cool and light up the luxury home, filled with high-end features.

Coffee bean roasting, performing arts focus of cafe opening soon on the Mill Pond in Brighton  Livingston Daily

A Brighton family is gearing up to open Brighton Coffeehouse and Theater, a new coffeehouse and part-time performing arts theater space within the next month.

Boy in rape case barred from returning to school  The Detroit News

Teen can't go back to Brighton High after being sentenced to juvenile detention center in sexual assault allegations.

Fourth of July activities in Brighton  Livingston Daily

Pancakes, parade and other activities are on the schedule for the Fourth of July in Brighton. A parade, pancakes and various “duck” activities on. Show caption.

On the issues - District 7 candidates for the Livingston County Board of Commissioners  Livingston Daily

Republican Carol Griffith and Libertarian James Weeks are vying for a seat on the Livingston County Board of Commissioners, District 7.

October 2018 restaurant inspections in Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Food too hot, food too cold, an employee using the restroom and not washing hands before prepping food were among the violations at area eateries.

Longtime Brighton coaches named grand marshals  Livingston Daily

Two well-known BHS coaches will be the grand marshals for this year's BHS homecoming parade Friday.

Brighton pool turns fitness center  Livingston Daily

The Brighton Area Schools old pool is being turned into a community fitness center.

Burroughs Roadhouse near Brighton closes  Livingston Daily

A Genoa Township restaurant and entertainment venue in an historic 1830s farmhouse has closed. Burroughs Roadhouse at 5311 Brighton Road west of ...

VOTE HERE: Battle of the Bands 2018 at America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Here are the Marching Bands in the 2018 America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit. Voting starts at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving morning and runs until 11 p.m. Sunday, ...

Northbound U.S. 23 near Silver Lake reopens after trailer hauling hay catches fire  Livingston Daily

Northbound US-23 near Silver Lake Road is back open after being closed for almost three hours after a trailer carrying hay bales caught fire. Green Oak ...

Teenager hit by truck near Brighton High School dies  The Denver Post

A teenager hit by a pickup truck outside Brighton High School last month has died.

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

Cancer-causing chemical found in air inside homes in Brighton under investigation  Livingston Daily

Brighton resident Donna Szpond is concerned her family is among several in her neighborhood that have been exposed to a deadly toxin. She's hoping to know ...

December 2018 restaurant inspections for Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Each month, the Livingston County Health Department inspects businesses and schools that serve food, ensuring the public is protected from harmful practices ...

The Natural: Local two-sport prodigy T-Bone Codd makes it look easy  The Detroit News

Davis “T-Bone” Codd dreams of one day becoming a two-sport pro athlete – the next Bo Jackson.

November 2018 restaurant inspections for Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Each month, the Livingston County Health Department inspects businesses and schools that serve food, ensuring the public is protected from harmful practices ...

US Army Chinook Helicopter Stops in Brighton As Part of Police Youth Leadership Academy  WHMI

Some 16 youths from the Brighton area were treated Tuesday to the rare sight of a U.S. Army Chinook helicopter landing. It took place at the Brighton High ...

Massive Training Prepares For The "Most Unthinkable Day Ever"  WHMI

More than 150 first responders took part in a safety training exercise Tuesday at Maltby Intermediate School in Brighton. Also included were about 70 observers, ...

Greenhills School voted Ann Arbor-area Prom of the Week

Greenhills School won Prom of the Week May 10-11 with 56.11% of the 1007 total votes cast.

Brighton high schooler charged with 20 sex assaults gets 45 days in juvenile center in plea deal  Fox 2 Detroit

A community in Livingston County is feeling defeated that a teenager once charged with 31 felonies - including 20 counts of sexual assaults - will only spend 45 ...

Brighton expands school therapy dog program  Michigan Radio

Brighton's school district is the first in Michigan to buy its own therapy dogs for classrooms. The investment pays big dividends in student behavior and.

Bridge named best alternative school  Livingston Daily

Bridge Alternative High School ranked top alternative school in state.

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

Brighton voters to decide road millage in May  Livingston Daily

A City of Brighton millage proposal for road and infrastructure improvements\u00a0will be on a ballot in May for voters to decide upon approving.

See high schools where each Michigan college draws the most students

Of the 102,334 public school students in Michigan's Class of 2017, about 61 percent -- 62,806 -- enrolled in college with six months of leaving high school, ...

Star pup-ils: Brighton plans to place therapy dog in every school  Livingston Daily

Donors support district's goal of therapy dog in each school building, leading to pack of Labradors and plans for more.

Livingston County football signings: Brighton's Buschman going to Eastern Michigan  Livingston Daily

If Matt Buschman was going to play college football at a high level, it was going to require a position change. After playing solely as a wide receiver at Brighton ...

Brighton, Hartland, Howell brace for tougher KLAA football season  Livingston Daily

The addition of Belleville, Dearborn and Dearborn Fordson will make the KLAA a tougher football league.

State to expand testing as two toxic chemical plumes spread in Brighton  Michigan Radio

More than 100 Brighton homes will be tested for the cancer-causing chemical trichloroethylene (TCE), according to state officials. The toxic chemical was found ...

10 must-knows in Michigan as the kids head back to school  Detroit Free Press

Most Michigan public school students start the 2018-19 school year today.

Deadline Approaching to Sign Up for Police Dept. Youth Leadership Academy  WHMI

The first-ever Brighton Police Youth Leadership Academy last summer was an unqualified success, and Police Chief Rob Bradford hopes to continue the ...

Teenage victims: 45 days in Brighton rape case a betrayal; where is justice?  WZZM

A high school boy charged with raping 3 middle school girls got 45 days in a youth home. The victims are outraged as he may return to their school.

Photo Gallery: Brighton High School Class of 2012 Graduates

Brighton, MI - The Brighton High School Class of 2012 Commencements were held at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center Saturday morning.

Months after fatal crash, Darian Locklear's message of kindness spreads  Livingston Daily

In the days after her daughter, Darian Locklear of Brighton, and Julianna Ward-Brown of Howell were killed in a crash on their way to hockey practice in Lansing, ...

Touched by tragedy, Brighton family insists on paying it forward  Livingston Daily

'I Will Right Now' Foundation embraces philosophy that every act of kindness 'raises the spirit, strengthens the soul.'

Restaurant inspections for July 2018 in Livingston County  Livingston Daily

Each month, the Livingston County Health Department inspects businesses and schools that serve food, ensuring the public is protected from harmful practices ...

A pet cemetery abruptly closed in Genoa Township. But what happens to the 74,000 remains?  Livingston Daily

As many as 74000 animals and one human are buried on the 12-acre Heavenly Acres Pet Cemetery in Genoa Township.

Annual Polar Plunge Set For Saturday In Brighton  WHMI

Community members will brave icy waters this weekend for the annual Michigan Law Enforcement Polar Plunge. The event is held annually to raise money for ...

Modern $35M luxury apartment complex on Mill Pond plan in the works  Livingston Daily

Lansing-based DTN Development Group, Inc.\u00a0is proposing a $35 million\u00a0four-story apartment complex of 200 units on the Mill Pond in downtown ...

Volunteers of America plans expansion into Livingston County with thrift store  Livingston Daily

Volunteers of America of Michigan plans to open at least six more thrift stores in the state within the next several years, including one in Livingston County.

Brighton's Kellie House is 2017 Girls Swimmer of the Year  Livingston Daily

BRIGHTON — A two-time All-State swimmer and Division I commit to Bowling Green, Brighton's Kellie House certainly didn't need anything more to validate her ...

Oxford Recovery Center opens 'cutting edge' facility in Brighton to treat autism, other conditions  Livingston Daily

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, neurofeedback, and other alternative as well as traditional therapies used for variety of conditions at new facility.

Michigan high school football scores: Week 6  Detroit Free Press

Michigan high school football scores from Week 6: Addison 30, Hanover-Horton 18. Adrian Madison 44, Whitmore Lake 14. Algonac 27, Croswell-Lexington 20.

25 best public high schools in Michigan, according to Niche  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - Where can you find the best public high schools in Michigan? Niche released their annual rankings of the best schools around the country.

Brighton Drum Major To Lead Marching Band In Macy's Parade  WHMI

A Brighton High School graduate has been chosen to serve as drum major for Macy's Great American Marching Band on Thanksgiving Day in NYC. Brighton ...

Christian school 'over a major hurdle,' getting new home  Livingston Daily

A private Christian school is preparing to move into a church after working out issues with the township that prompted the school to file suit a couple years ago.

3D chalk artist wants community to help create 'masterpiece' in Hyne Alley in Brighton  Livingston Daily

Professional chalk artist David Zinn is inviting the community to collaborate on a large chalk art project in Hyne Alley in Brighton on Saturday.

New Brighton community pool a success  Livingston Daily

Regardless of the drama that first surrounded the community pool schedule at Brighton High School, the facility has had people in it from open to close most ...

Brighton opens strengthening center for students  Livingston Daily

The Brighton High School strengthening center is opening soon.

Brighton store Beverly Rae's settles lawsuit with landlord, will relocate  Livingston Daily

The owner of a longtime Brighton women's clothing store says she feels she is being "pushed out" of a building she's occupied for about 12 years but has agreed ...

Brighton, MSU grad now among 'most-respected' young reporters in D.C.  Livingston Daily

Every day, as he heads into Washington D.C. to report the goings-on of some of the most powerful politicians in the country, Tim Alberta takes to heart a piece of ...

Record book revisited: Drew Henson was Babe Ruth of Brighton with 70 HRs of lore

The former University of Michigan and Dallas Cowboys quarterback, and former New York Yankees third baseman has a secure legend as high school baseball ...

Brighton's Ritsema calling it a career after 50 years  Livingston Daily

After 50 years, 45 at Brighton, Bob Ritsema leaves legacy as successful, if sometimes eccentric, cross country coach.

Brighton police K-9 Danko an asset for city, school  Detroit Free Press

Danko patrols Brighton High School during the day and fights crime when needed at night.

Man accused of disguising himself as a woman in Brighton Twp. bank robbery ordered to trial  Livingston Daily

Brian Ali Jr., of Lansing, is charged with bank robbery. Police say Ali, 35, dressed up as a woman and robbed the Brighton Township PNC bank.

Girls killed in I-96 crash were on way to hockey practice near Lansing  Livingston Daily

The identities of two young girls killed in a crash Tuesday on Interstate 96 have been confirmed as Darian Locklear and Julianna Ward-Brown. Both girls were ...

Brighton announces Mark Howell as new boys soccer coach  Livingston Daily

After longtime coach Rob Williams resigned, assistant Mark Howell will take over the program.

State expands testing for deadly chemical to dozens more homes in Brighton  Livingston Daily

State environmental officials say they will more than double the number of Brighton homes they intend to inspect for a cancer-causing chemical that has leached ...

MDEQ Expands Testing Of Homes Surrounding Contaminated Site  WHMI

Expanded testing is being conducted to determine if potential vapor intrusion from a contaminated site has spread. The Michigan Department of Environmental ...

Putnam Township home destroyed in fire late Wednesday afternoon  Livingston Daily

A Putnam Township home was destroyed following a fire Wednesday afternoon. Putnam Township Fire Chief Greg Amburgey said the call came in at 2:33 p.m. ...

National Showcase performers are like Britney Spears on skates

When Milford's Paige Bartholomew and Alyssa Kormos did a Tuesday morning run-through of their acclaimed “Squeaky Clean” theatrical figure skating routine, ...

Logan Neaton creates viral video moment in act of great sportsmanship  MiHockey

By @MichaelCaples –. Logan Neaton watched his team win in overtime and secure a series sweep from 200 feet away. When it came to celebrate, however, ...

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