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C-A gearing up for homecoming week FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Schools will celebrate Homecoming Week Oct. 7 -12. Floats are being prepared for the big pre-game parade on Friday, Oct. 11. Same as in past years, the parade will begin at South Baptist Church on Van Slyke Road and proceed south to Maple Road then east to the Middle School. […]

Outpouring of support for senior citizens ‘Pig Roast’

FLINT TWP — The second annual “Pig Roast” fundraiser hosted by the Flint Township Center Senior Center last Saturday was a roaring success thanks to support from several businesses, organizers said. The sold-out event included food and games including Bingo and Euchre. Tickets were limited to 100 people. Many area businesses donated gift cards as prizes. They included Tim Hortons, […]

National Seat Check Saturday finds many defective ones

FLINT TWP. — When it comes to proper use of child safety seats in vehicles, even parents who try to get it right often get it wrong. So the need is ongoing for child car seat safety inspections like one last Saturday conducted by Safe Kids Greater Flint and hosted by HealthPlus of Michigan at Linden and Corunna Roads. Similar […]

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4G could net up to $1G for township, schools

FLINT TWP. — AT&T is shopping around for sites to expand its 4G wireless service and that could bring extra monthly income to both the township and Carman- Ainsworth School District. 4G is short for Fourth Generation, the latest edition of wireless technology, superceding 3G, to bring even faster speeds to users of smart phones, tablets and other compatible electronic […]