Carnival coming to town

FLINT TWP. — Elliott’s Amusements, based in Mason, received permission from the township board last week to stage a carnival in the parking lot at Genesee Valley Center shopping mall, May 9-12. For the second time it recent years, the carnival will be set up on the front side of the mall in a parking lot southwest of Macy’s department […]

Fireworks sales are on the way in Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — With the weather warming up, so is the fireworks season. Last week, the township board approved the first request for a temporary fireworks stand to James Tueber of B.I.G. Enterprises Inc. to operate in the parking lot at 5197 Miller Road. The tent sale will operate from June 21-July 7 on the grounds of the Tripoint Automall […]

C-A super makes voluntary concessions

FLINT TWP. — Facing a looming “budget crisis” the Carman-Ainsworth superintendent has offered to make voluntary personal concessions that will save the district 11 percent of his costs. At the April 16 school board meeting, Steve Tunnicliff asked the Superintendent Contract Committee be convened to consider his offer. “It obviously is no surprise to the board and probably anybody in […]

In brief

Dads vs. police, firemen in classic b-ball game FLINT TWP. — Members of the township police and fire departments will pit their hoop skills against a team from Men at W.O.R.K. in the 5th annual Barry Saunders Classic basketball game at 7 p.m. April 26 in the gym at Carman-Ainsworth High School. This fundraiser is one of the biggest of […]

Board approves sale of air cylinders

FLINT TWP. — After some debate, the township board last week approved the sale of 15 used air cylinders to The Dive Shop on Corunna Road. The request to sell them came from Fire Chief John Ringwelski and included an explanation that the cylinders were out of compliance and would incur costs to test and bring them back into compliance […]

Children’s Relay for Life fundraiser planned

FLINT TWP. — A Relay For Life Relay Recess children’s event to benefit the American Cancer Society is coming to the grounds of Regional Medical Imaging (RMI), 3346 Lennon Rd. Last week, the township board approved an outdoor tent request for an “On Angel Wings” Relay for LIfe team. A flyer included with the application said the May 19 event […]

Best of the Best Student of the Year named

FLINT TWP. — Kudos are due John Collins, a senior at Carman- Ainsworth High School for being named Best of the Best 2013 for his excellence in Business Administration Management Operations. John has excelled in three years of BMA classes at C-AHS. He also excelled in Web Design classes. John is a member of National Honor Society and the C-A […]

The VIEW from here

A reality check ...

I see trees of green, red roses too I see ‘em bloom, for me and for you And I think to myself, what a wonderful world. It’s springtime, and for the first time in a long time I’m really seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. And after a cold, snowy season its starting to look like even […]

Look, up in the clouds

Data management service opens in Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — The forecast ahead for the business climate is cloudy but that could be a good thing. So says Mike Klein, CO-CEO for Online Tech, a data management center with locations at 5225 Exchange Dr. and in Ann Arbor. Cloud computing is one of several data center services Online Tech (OT) provides to a growing list of small […]