PAWS Dog Walk event draws a crowd

FLINT TWP. — About 74 dogs were registered and an estimated 200 people showed up for the “Woof Walk and Fun Fest” last Saturday at the Flint Township Park and Trails on Norko Drive. It was a benefit for the building fund of Pets are Worth Saving (PAWS) of Swartz, sponsored by the GLEANER Life Insurance Society Flint Area Arbor, […]

In brief

Mid-East Festival permit granted FLINT TWP. — The township board of trustees approved a Special Event permit for the Our Lady of Lebanon Mid-East Festival, July 11-13. The annual cultural celebration is held on the grounds of the church, at 4133 Calkins Road. Festival hours 11:30 a.m. to midnight on Friday, noon to midnight on Saturday and noon to 6 […]

Township board amends soliciting ordinance

FLINT TWP. — An ordinance amendment placing new restrictions on operations of solicitors passed second reading and adoption at the township board meeting Monday night The changes respond to ongoing complaints about door-to-door sales. Under new provisions the township clerk will keep a file listing the addresses of those persons that do not want solicitors to enter or call upon […]

Longtime firefighter hangs up his helmet

FLINT TWP. — After 38 years of service, Lt. Robert Lloyd of the township fire department, is retiring. He received special recognition during a cake reception at the township board meeting Monday night. Fire Chief John Ringwelski praised Lloyd for his firefighting and organizational skills. He was the kind of guy who, in the aftermath of a fire, would wipe […]

Township seeking police, fire millage increase on Nov. ballot

FLINT TWP. — Township voters will be asked to approve a 3.85 mills increase for public safety on the November 4 ballot. Ballot language unanimously approved by the board of trustees Monday night seeks a ten-year levy from 2014-2024. The first year would generate about $3 million in revenue, according to the approved ballot resolution. That breaks down to about […]

City diner gets liquor license

FLINT TWP. — A tavern liquor license for the Vehicle City Classic Diner, 3142 Miller Road, won 6-1 approval from the township board of trustees Monday night. Trustee Belenda Parker voted against it because it includes an extended Sunday sales permit. She stressed that she has no objection to the business. A tavern license allows a business to sell only […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, JUNE 21 Golf For Love 16th Annual Golf Outing at Rolling Hills golfers must report by 7:30 a.m. with an 8 a.m. tee off time. $55 per person you get 18 holes with cart, donuts and coffee, hot dog brunch, and a full roast beef dinner after the tournament. Gifts and prize raffles, a photo of your foursome, trophies […]