Work begins on I-75 exit to Miller Road

FLINT TWP. — For the next month, be prepared for backed-up traffic at the I-75 exit to Miller Road. The traffic shift across the Miller Road bridge over I-75 began last Thursday, leaving only one lane open in both directions. This shift will be in place through the end of May, according to a construction update from the Michigan Department […]

C-A students perform water quality testing for Earth Day

FLINT TWP. — Arriving at the muddy banks of Kearsley Creek after a 10-minute trek through the woods at Burton’s For-Mar Nature Preserve, about 20 biology students from Carman-Ainsworth High School found the murky water moving too fast and deep for wading. But that did not deter them from a hands-on lesson in water quality. They were there to take […]

Gleaner group to help with beautification project

FLINT TWP. — “Join Hands Day,’’ a Flint Township Park clean-up and beautification project, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on May 7 at the park pavilion, on Norko and Fleckenstein drives. Sponsored by The Gleaner, Greater Flint Area Arbor and the Flint Township Park Commission, the third annual event will include help from the 4-H Club and […]

Career Fair offers CAMS students a variety of job fields

FLINT TWP. — Jeff Houck planned to be a professional baseball player when he grew up but instead specializes in high-tech security systems for the U.S. government and big business. Pharlon Randle wanted to be a professional musician but a regular job driving a school bus steered him to a career as a music producer. Jimmy Colley had no sense […]

New program to change the way science classes are taught

FLINT TWP. — Why do I have to learn vocabulary in science class? Carman-Ainsworth middleand high-school students might be asking that question a lot in coming weeks due to a readingimprovement program being introduced into the curriculum. EBLI, which stands for Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction, will be incorporated in science classrooms for the rest of this school year and beyond, aimed […]

Instruments donated in memory of fifth grader

FLINT TWP. — A donated cornet and flute, accepted by the Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education at a recent meeting, are the newest musical additions to the Kyle Hart Fund. The fund was established several years ago in memory of a fifth-grade band student who died suddenly, said Suzanne Miller, C-A coordinator of K-12 music. “We found that students and […]

News Briefs

Fazoli’s not closing FLINT TWP. — Fazoli’s, 5100 Corunna Rd., will not close in May, contrary to earlier reports. The Flint Township VIEW reported April 21 a spaghetti dinner planned for May 13 at Carman-Ainsworth High School had been canceled due to the closing of Fazoli’s. Management said the restaurant will remain open, but was unable to host the dinner. […]


Cash stolen from safe in commercial burglary FLINT TWP. — Someone threw a large brick through a store front window in the 5200 block of Corunna Road to gain entry then used tools inside the store to break into the safe. It happened after the store closed on April 19 and before opening the following morning, as reported to police […]

Foxy’s Spa and Fitness Studio expands to second location

Where inner and outer beauty meet

MUNDY TWP.— Only seven months after the grand opening of Foxy’s Spa and Fitness Studio, 6004 Torrey Rd. Suite E, the business has expanded to its second location, located in the same plaza right next to Rocco’s Pizza in Suite O. The business has done well despite Flint’s failing economy. Owner, Nicole Smith, said she hopes the expansion of Foxy’s […]

FIM to hold reception, auction to benefit programs

FLINT — The Flint Institute of Music will hold its Annual Fundraising Auction — Casino Royale on May 13 at the Riverfront Banquet Center, One Riverfront Center West, Flint. There will be a cocktail reception and silent auction at 6 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m. and a live auction at 8:30 p.m. Black tie optional. Those attending will have the […]