2018-07-05 / News Briefs

In brief

Trash pickup on Friday this week

FLINT TWP. — Due to the July 4 holiday, trash pickup by Emterra Environmental will be delayed one day this week until Friday instead of the usual Thursday collection day. Trash, yard waste and recycling will be collected on Friday — R.S.

Changed township board meeting dates

FLINT TWP. — Because of the observation of the July 4th holiday, the township board will meet this month on the second and fourth Monday - July 9 and 23 - instead of the usual first and third Monday meeting times. Board meetings are held at 7 p.m. at the township administration building, 1490 S. Dye Road. — R.S.

C-A summer hours

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth school district will be closed July 2 - July 6. This means there will be no staff or office personnel in the buildings. If you need to contact someone in one of the administrative offices, you can do so on Monday, July 9. Also, the Administration Building and Service Center will be closed on Fridays July 6, July 13, July 20 and July 27. — R.S.

Summer meals provided

FLINT TWP. — When school lets out for summer, Meet Up and Eat Up, a free summer meal program will begin. Meals are available Monday through Friday for children 18 and younger. To find the nearest location, call 211 or text Food to 877877 The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was created to ensure that children in lower-income areas continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation, when they do not have access to the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs.— R.S.

C-A still accepting Schools of Choice applications

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Schools is accepting Schools of Choice applications for the second semester of the 2018-2019 school year. There are limited openings at all grade levels at Carman- Ainsworth — Baker Career Academy, C-A High School and C-A Middle School. The application period for grades K-5 ended June 13. Applications for grades 6-12 are due by August 1. To learn more. https://bit. ly/2IlNxWg For more information, call 810- 591-3206. — R.S.

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