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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Mayor Thanks Linda Hathaway for Decades of Community Service

Mayor Sue Osborn and Brad Hoffman Insurance Agency Owner Linda Hathaway

At Monday's meeting of the Fenton City Council, Mayor Sue Osborn honored Linda Hathaway for her years of service to the community and working in July as grand marshal of the Freedom Festival Parade.

Osborn's proclamation cited the followi...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Holly Fire Chief Thanks Fenton Department with Challenge Coin

Chief Dan Myers of Holly and Chief Robert Cairnduff of Fenton

Village of Holly Fire Department Chief Dan Myers took advantage of a recent Fenton City Council meeting to thank the Fenton Fire Department for its efforts in fighting the "Battle Alley Blaze," a five-alarm fire in the afternoon of June 21.

The f...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

City to Flush Half of Water Mains Beginning October 10

Water coming out of a fire hydrant.

The City of Fenton Water Department will perform water main flushing in Quadrants 1 and 3  beginning the week of October 10, 2022.  Water main flushing will be performed from 10:00PM through 4:00AM to minimize low water pressure conditio...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

New, Free Trolley Runs From North Leroy to Downtown to Silver Parkway

The Fenton Trolley in May, when city officials took a test ride.

The Fenton Trolley, a free service of the MTA, has started operating on a route that goes roughly from North Leroy St to Shiawassee Ave to Owen Road and Silver Parkway. 

The hop-on and hop-off service will have a number of stops along the way at m...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Volunteers Needed: Help the Beautification Commission Decorate Downtown for Fall

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The City of Fenton Beautification Commission needs volunteers for its annual project to dress downtown for fall by hanging corn stalks on light poles will take place Saturday, Sept. 24, at 8 a.m.

Volunteers for the project, which generally takes about an h...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Neighborhood Streets Project Encounters Sewer Issues

Pavement workers spreading asphalt

The summer began with supply chain issues that continue to plague contractors, and continues with the city finding sewer and storm-drain issues that need to be corrected before paving begins in the number streets.

"That we're finding some unk...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Council Authorizes Work on Contract with New Ambulance Service

Two Medstar ambulances at a McLaren medical facility

At the request of Fenton Fire Chief Robert Cairnduff, the City Council on Monday authorized the city administration to sign a contract with Medstar Ambulance once terms are reached.

STAT Emergency Medical Services, the city’s current provider, le...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Registration Closes for Genesee County Recycling Day on Aug. 23

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The Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission's Recycle Day collection on Aug. 23 is now closed. No more reservations are availabe. It will be the final Recycle Day event for the year. Officials said the previous event, which was t...

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Posted on: August 28, 2022

Boil-Water Advisory Canceled After Successful Water Tests

Water boiling behind the words "boil advisory."

A boil-water advisory issued on Saturday after a water main break has been lifted, as two consecutive sets of samples have tested as meeting standards.

Residents can once again drink water from their faucets or taps and use it for making ice, brushing teet...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

City Thanks Chamber of Commerce for Response to Covid

Chamber of Commerce leaders receiving plaque from Mayor Sue Osborn.

At the July 25 meeting of the Fenton City Council, Mayor Sue Osborn thanked leaders from the Fenton/Linden Chamber of Commerce for the organization's efforts during the Covid 19 pandemic.

Receiving a plaque noting the city's gratitude wer...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Gazebo Pedestrian Bridge Across Shiawassee Closed Indefinitely

A sign and locked gate greets pedestrians at the Shiawassee bridge now.

The pedestrian bridge that crosses the Shiawassee River from the Fenton gazebo to the Fenton Fire Hall parking lot and the Pumphouse custard stand is closed indefinitely after an inspection by city engineers.

At Monday's City Council meeting, City...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Mayor Thanks Southern Lakes Parks and Recreation for Pandemic Efforts

SLPR Executive Director Ed Koledo and Fenton Mayor Sue Osborn

At the Jan. 5 Fenton City Council work session, Mayor Sue Osborn presented a plaque to Southern Lakes Parks and Recreation for their efforts as lockdowns ended and area residents emerged again for the outdoor events we're known for.

Osborn thanked...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Reminder: Ellen St. Campus is New Polling Location for All CIty Voters

Citizens in voting booths on Election Day.

CHANGE IN POLLING LOCATION

The City of Fenton has a NEW Polling Location for all voters in all precincts:  

Fenton Area Public Schools Ellen Street Campus – World of Wonder404 W. Ellen StreetFenton, MI 48430

Voting will take place in the J...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Residents Get Info as Construction Comes to the Number Streets

About 30 people stopped by the street project open house.

At an open house Wednesday evening to give information on this summer’s street construction – especially the city’s bond-program-funded work in the Number Streets – residents heard tips from paving contractors and h...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Board of Review, Downtown Development Authority Meetings Canceled

An empty conference room.

The Board of Review meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, July 19, has been canceled, as has the Downtown Development Authority meeting scheduled for the same day.

About the Board of ReviewThe purpose of the July Board of Review is to address and corre...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Mayor Gives Rhoads & Johnson Plaque for Helping City Prepare for Pandemic

Kevin Johnson and Mayor Sue Osborn

At a recent Fenton City Council meeting, Mayor Sue Osborn thanked the full-service design and build firm Rhoads & Johnson for its work making changes to the lobby of City Hall that protected the health of city employees and customers during the pandem...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

City of Fenton Thanks Fenton Glass Service for Help in Early Pandemic

Brian Petty of Fenton Glass Service.

At Monday’s Fenton City Council meeting, mayor Sue Osborn presented a plaque of appreciation to Brian Petty, the owner of Fenton Glass Service, for the shop’s efforts during the pandemic to keep employees and City Hall visitors safe.

“You really helped us ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Freedom Festival is Back With Fireworks, Parade and More

Fireworks

After hard work by the Fenton Freedom Festival Committee and funding commitments from the Downtown Development Authority, individuals and businesses, the City Council approved the following for this year’s festival, the first one since 2019:

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

City Leaders Honor Retiring Police Chief Jason Slater

Mayor Sue Osborn with Slater and City Manager Lynn Markland

Almost 80 people gathered on Friday to celebrate the career of Fenton Police Chief Jason Slater, who is retiring after 27 years with the department.

Many of the city’s elected leaders, staff and well-wishers gathered at the Fenton Community and C...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Reminder: Street Construction Open House Tonight at 5 p.m.

Bad street surface in Fenton

At Monday's meeting, the Fenton City Council approved the city's funding for the Main Street reconstruction project, which will make repairs on about a mile of road from Leroy Street to Eddy Lake Road. Details about the project:

What's being done? ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Hard-Working Volunteers Help Keep Fenton Beautiful with Mulch, Flowers

Flowers at the Fenton Mill Pond in 2021

A good crew of volunteers from the Beautification Commission, Library Board, Museum Board and City Council all pitched in help spread mulch and plant flowers at downtown's municipal buildings.

Saturday was the Beautification Commission's ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Spring Fever Concert Now Free

Drummer playing for Me and Joe Smith

The City of Fenton Arts & Culture Commission is presenting its Spring Fever evening of music on Thursday, May 19, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the Recreation Room of the Fenton Community and Cultural Center. 

UPDATE: There are two important chang...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

City to Flush Water Mains May 23-27 and May 31-June 3

Water coming out of a fire hydrant.

The City of Fenton Water Department has selected dates for its spring water main flushing program. The city flushes two quadrants of the city in spring and two in the fall.

The Water Department will perform the flushing May 23-27 in Quadrant 2.  Q...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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