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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.

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 ...

Gene Lee Dundas  KXLY Spokane

Gene Lee Dundas (75) longtime resident and businessman of St. Maries, went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 22, 2019 at St. Maries.

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 ...

ESPN to Present Award to Brighton High School for Unified Team  WHMI

A big celebration is planned next month to recognize Brighton High School's Brighton Unified team, its coaches, players, for being named one of five exemplary ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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."

ESPN honoring Brighton's unified sports program  Livingston Daily

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

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, ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

Special Olympics  ESPN

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

Mt. Brighton ski area opens the slopes for 2018 winter season

A snowboarder launches off the final jump in the terrain park at Mt. Brighton ski area, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Brighton. December eighth was Mt. Brighton's ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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

Brighton planners recommended city officials approve DTN Development Group, Inc.'s plan to build a $35 million apartment complex on the Mill Pond.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Brighton pool turns fitness center  Livingston Daily

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

State and county officials are investigating indoor chemical vapors in Brighton residences along a decades-old chemical plume.

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.

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.

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 ...

Brighton opens strengthening center for students  Livingston Daily

The Brighton High School strengthening center is opening soon.

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.

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.

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, ...

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, ...

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

Three players from Brighton, two from Pinckney and two from Hartland signed with college football programs Wednesday.

Loophole lets teen rapists return to same school as victims, Michigan lawmakers told  Fox News

Two teenage rape survivors are urging state lawmakers in Michigan to close down a loophole that allows rapists to return to the same school as victims after ...

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 ...

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 ...

SAT only option starting this spring  Livingston Daily

Brighton organizations only offers SAT practice test to help teens struggling before the taking the real one.

Livingston County Memorial Day parades, events and ceremonies  Livingston Daily

From parades to fun runs, Livingston County residents have several options for Memorial Day celebrations.

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.

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.'

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

Editor's note: MLive is reporting on the most interesting Michigan high school spring sports records all season long. BRIGHTON, MI - It took all of one swing.

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 ...

Brighton Schools trains employees in Narcan use for opioid overdoses  Livingston Daily

District is first in county to approve opioid antagonist policy; high school and The Bridge will have Narcan on hand and employees trained to use it.

Brighton High administrators concerned after 2 student deaths in a week

Brighton High School administrators sent a letter to parents Tuesday letting them know about a second student death in the last week.

Livingston students walkout in protest of school shootings  Livingston Daily

Howell, Brighton and Pinckney all prepared for students to walkout in honor of lives lost in school shootings.

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

Darian Locklear of Brighton and Julianna Ward-Brown of Howell, both 16, died Tuesday.

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 ...

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.

Recruiting: Logan Neaton commits to UMass Lowell  MiHockey

By @MichaelCaples –. Following in Connor Hellebuyck's footsteps doesn't seem like such a bad idea. Sunday evening, Brighton native Logan Neaton ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

Two high school teens killed in I-96 rollover crash  Fox 2 Detroit

Michigan State Police say two Livingston County teens were killed in a tragic accident on I-96 Tuesday.

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.

One Brighton Area Schools Administrator in Line for $58000 Increase in Pay  Michigan Capitol Confidential

Editor's note: The comments from Maria Gistinger were added after publication. A top Brighton Area Schools administrator is slated to get a $58,000 annual raise ...

Vapor Intrusion From Contaminated Site Potentially Impacting Homes  WHMI

Vapor intrusion coming from historical contamination at a site in the City of Brighton is potentially impacting some properties in the City and Genoa Township.

WHMI 93.5 Local News : Communities Stunned By Death Of Teens  WHMI

The Howell and Brighton communities have been stunned following the death of two teen girls Tuesday evening after a car crash near Williamston.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

County's Robotics Teams Make Impact At State Championship  WHMI

Several Livingston County teams distinguished themselves at this weekend's FIRST Robotics State Championships. A total of five Livingston County-based ...

Voters guide Q&A: Brighton City Council candidates  Livingston Daily

On Nov. 7, voters in Brighton will have the opportunity to elect four Brighton City councilmembers. Five candidates will appear on the ballot, and a sixth ...

DEQ: Chemicals in ground a concern for homes in Howell, Pinckney  Livingston Daily

Contamination found in Pinckney, Howell sparks DEQ investigation and possible testing of homes near dry cleaners and manufacturing plant.

Livingston County Teens Killed In Crash Near Williamston Identified  WHMI

The two Livingston County teens killed in a single-car crash on I-96 near Williamston have been identified. Juliana Ward-Brown, a Howell High School student, ...

Michigan high school football: Mick McCabe's Week 6 state rankings  Detroit Free Press

It's the Super 10, plus the top 10 in each division after Week 6 of the 2018 Michigan high school football season.

Pregnant at 13, Brighton mom aims to beat the odds  Livingston Daily

Teen talks candidly about the shock of learning she was pregnant, the classmates who bullied her, and the trials and triumphs of motherhood.

3-on-3 Basketball Fundraiser To Benefit BAS Families In Crisis  WHMI

A fundraiser for an organization helping families in-need within the Brighton Area Schools district is asking those capable to lace up their high tops and take to ...

Brighton 13-year-old a rising star, but in golf or hockey?  Livingston Daily

Davis Codd, 13, of Brighton reached the semifinals of the Michigan Junior State Amateur. Next week, he will head to an elite hockey camp in Chicago.

Cafe, theater proposed for Brighton surprises shop keep  Livingston Daily

Espresso Royale founder and wife plan to open a new theater cafe in Brighton, but the owner of Beverly Rae's clothing store wasn't planning to move.

Memorial Day Parades & Events Planned Throughout Livingston County Monday  WHMI

Memorial Day events are planned throughout Livingston County this weekend. In Brighton, the Memorial Day parade steps off at 10am on Monday at Brighton ...

I-96 fatal crash victims attended high schools in Howell, Brighton  Lansing State Journal

The victims were heading west when their vehicle went out of control, entered the median and hit a tree, Michigan State Police said in a news release.

Coach pays it forward with grants to others  Livingston Daily

Brighton High School soccer coach Mark Howell's dream came true when his new organization Fund A Life granted two wishes to families facing life altering ...

Michigan high school football: Week 6 photos  Detroit Free Press

Photos from Week 6 of Michigan high school football.

Two dream businesses on the line as Brighton reviews land use permit  Livingston Daily

Emotions ran high at a meeting of the City of Brighton Planning Commission this week, when two local couples attempted to make their cases for why their ...

Borke crowned Miss Sunrise Side | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Caitlin Borke of Alpena was named Miss Sunrise Side 2018 on Oct. 20 at Alcona High School. The daughter of Ron and Lynn Borke, she studies music at ...

2017 Sutton Foster Ovation Awards Set for Sunday at Wharton Center  Broadway World

The best of Michigan's high school theatre students are coming together Sunday, May 21, at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall for the 6th Annual Sutton Foster ...

Brighton hires pompom and dance coach  Livingston Daily

BRIGHTON — Brighton High School has hired Elisa Sutherland as head coach for its pompom and dance program. Sutherland was the junior varsity coach the ...

Court: Township did not violate Christian school's rights  Livingston Daily

Genoa Township did not violate federal religious protection laws when it denied a Christian school use of part of a Brighton area church, U.S. Court of Appeals ...

Bills would let schools keep sexual predators out  Michigan Radio

A high school freshman came to the state Capitol today to advocate on behalf of sexual assault legislation. Gianna Duva goes to Brighton High School. She.

Brighton pharmacist calls it a career after 53 years  Livingston Daily

Pharmacist retires after 53 years behind the counter.

Brighton honors police K-9 program founder  Livingston Daily

City honors Police Officer Jim Meldrum for the second time in three years.

New Brighton chief talks crime, traffic issues  Livingston Daily

Bradford: 'I want to be more involved with the community; I feel it's something we've been lacking in.'

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