Two officers retire in Flint Twp., third is promoted

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees said good-bye to two retiring police officers and promoted a third to the rank of sergeant at its meeting Monday night. The board unanimously approved the promotion of James Daly to sergeant. His name was submitted by the Civil Service Commission as the next officer eligible for promotion. Daly has been […]

Genesee Valley Trail shortened due to change in funding, length

FLINT TWP. — The proposed length of the Genesee Valley Trail has changed after a change in funding and length. The revised length of the trail is now 2.37-miles and the revised federal cost is $788,695. Prior to the change, the trail was originally planned for 2.86-miles long and with a federal cost of $1,021,643. Supervisor Karyn Miller said the […]

4th Annual Spring Into Health! Expo

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On March 26, the 4th Annual Spring Into Health! Expo will take place at the Genesys Conference and Banquet Center, 805 Conference Center Dr. The event will run from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and admission is free. Plenty of free parking is also available. Health and wellness related businesses from Lapeer, Genesee, North Oakland, Macomb and surrounding […]

C-A students place in Science Olympiad

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth students placed ninth out of 13 teams in Division B Middle School competition and seventh of 15 teams in Division C, the high school competition, at the Science Olympiad Saturday held at Mott Community College. Region V Science Olympiad is open to schools from four counties: Genesee, Lapeer, Shiawassee, and Livingston. Teams placing first and second […]

Ambulance service to be housed at fire station

FLINT TWP. – Beginning April 1, barring any last-minute glitches, an ambulance service will be housed at Flint Township fire station No. 1, 5331 Reuben Street. Despite some reservations, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a three-year lease agreement with StatEMS ambulance service, contingent on hashing out some minor details. Under the approved Ambulance Agreement, STAT will pay the township […]

Miller addresses WFBA on the state of the township

FLINT TWP. — Running short of funds, casino approval and a township name change were among issues addressed by Supervisor Karyn Miller who was the guest speaker last week at the monthly meeting of the West Flint Business Association. Miller’s “State of the Township” presentation mostly rehashed anticipated revenue shortfalls by 2016 that townships officials are grappling with but questions […]

USPS may close Flint Township site

FLINT TWP. — A public hearing held Wednesday to discuss a proposal to close one or more Flint area mailing facilities could include the township post office, Supervisor Karyn Miller informed the Board of Trustees at its Monday night meeting. Miller said the township was first notified in November about an Area Mail Processing Feasibility Study in which the United […]

Free concert at Mott College

FLINT — The public is invited to the annual Winter Chamber Ensemble Concert at Mott Community College, presented by the music program. The concert takes place at 7 p.m. March 24 in the Mott Memorial Building Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public but donations to support Mott Community College music scholarships are welcome. The concert will […]

News Briefs

Center Stage presents ‘The Curious Savage’ SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek Center Stage presents its upcoming dinner theater production, “The Curious Savage,” April 2-3 in the Mary Crapo Auditorium, 8197 Miller Rd. Performed as a dinner theater, “The Curious Savage” is written by John Patrick and is a comedic play about Ethel P. Savage, a woman whose husband recently […]

Local woman opens personal training studio

GRAND BLANC — Taking her passion for everything fitness, Michele (Thorington) Roscoe left her job at Hurley Health and Fitness Center and opened her own personal training studio in Grand Blanc providing others with the opportunity to cultivate a healthy lifestyle through a diverse, one-on-one regimen. Roscoe opened the doors to Body Check Personal Training, located at 7500 Fenton Rd. […]