Roundabout plan moves ahead despite objections

FLINT TWP. — Residents at the township board meeting Monday night spoke against plans moving forward for a traffic roundabout the Genesee County Road Commission is planning to build at Court and Dye roads, despite objections from residents. During public comment, Alex Clark urged the board to actively work to see that residents wishes are met. “I would like you […]

Flint Township board attempts to curb ‘bad’ behavior

FLINT TWP. — Banning weapons from the meeting room is part of a Code of Conduct adopted by the board of trustees at its Monday night meeting. Tobacco use, soliciting, animals (with exceptions), non-silenced cellphones, and vulgar language were also on a list of no-nos approved in the 14-point code of conduct. But prohibiting weapons was the point that drew […]

Dumping ground changed for residents

FLINT TWP. — Residents now have a new place to take a dump. Once-a-month free dumping privileges have been arranged with Brent Run Landfill, 8335 Vienna Rd. in Montrose Township. The change was necessitated by a change in ownership of Flint Township’s garbage service provider. Since January 2011 garbage pickup services has been provided by Richfield Management LLC which went […]

C-A selling former school

FLINT TWP. — About six years after being shut down, the former Carman Park Elementary School building at 3375 Van Campen Drive is being sold. At its Tuesday meeting, the financially struggling Carman-Ainsworth school board gave authorization to Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff to sell the property. The board also gave approval to enter a lease arrangement for the building which currently […]

Kildee named committee rep

WASHINGTON D.C. — Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday the freshmen class has selected Congressman- Elect Dan Kildee of Michigan to serve as their representative to the Steering and Policy Committee of the House Democratic Caucus. Earlier this week, Leader Pelosi broke from tradition and announced she would grant direct election of the freshmen representative to the committee. “The Steering […]

In brief

Biz group hosting annual holiday fundraiser FLINT TWP.— Fine jewelry and gift cards are among more than 60 items to be won at the 13th annual Holiday Scholarship Fundraiser hosted by the West Flint Business Association, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 12 in the meeting room at Teppanyaki Grill, G-3583 Miller Rd., in the Genesee Crossings plaza. A $15 […]

Church purchases former dealership

FLINT TWP. — If you’ve been curious about people seen moving about inside the former Saturn dealership on Dutcher Road, they are about the business of saving souls — not selling cars. Kingdom of Heaven Ministries is the new owner of the building at 2430 Dutcher Road, that housed a dealership until 2009 when General Motors pulled the plug on […]

Burton company to help customers with tax break

BURTON — Communications Technologies Incorporated, a leading provider in unified communications, said it is helping customers take advantage of a large tax-break for small to mid-sized businesses with Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 179. Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment and/or software purchased or financed during the tax […]

In brief

Fifth Annual Economic Forum slated at UM-Flint FLINT — How will the economy of the U.S. be affected by the economies of other countries, particularly the euro crisis? What actions or inactions in Washington will do to the economy in 2013? If answers to these and other economic questions are important to you, then you need to reserve a spot […]