Twp. sets hearing for Industrial Development District on Miller Road

FLINT TWP. — A public hearing set by the township board for August 17 at 7 p.m. is to consider an application for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for an optical management business pledging to invest about $2.5 billion and create 10-12 new jobs within two years. DaVinci Equity Group, 4337 Miller Road, has asked the township to establish an […]

Bikes on the Bricks approval on hold after route change

FLINT TWP. — Due to a route change, the township board postponed its approval of using township roads for the Bikes on the Bricks annual 40-mile police-escorted motorcycle ride for charity on September 12. The proposed route would bring thousands of riders through the township twice. Actually, it is the same route as last year. As it has for many […]

Team work

Led by the Carman- Ainsworth Football Parent Association, team members turned out in full force Saturday for a car wash fundraiser at the Patsy Lou Williamson parking lot on Linden Road. Organizers reported that scores of fans with dirty cars came out to support this winning team.

CAHS senior running the show

FLINT TWP. — With a career goal of becoming a national media correspondent, it is a boost for Carman- Ainsworth High School senior Randi Richardson to get experience this summer videotaping Flint Township board meetings. So far, she’s videotaped both July meetings, which aired on local public access television Comcast Cablevision Channel 17. Randi landed the assignment a few weeks […]

Bids sought for fire dept. parking lots

FLINT TWP. — Following through on a plan left by now retired Fire Chief John Ringwelski, the township board has approved taking bids for parking lot repairs at fire stations one and two. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller said the board was not being asked to approve the work, only to accept bids for it. Board members were provided a thick […]

Beware of high-accident intersections

FLINT TWP. — Corunna Road at South Ballenger Highway topped the list of Flint intersections with the most auto accidents in 2014 and was second on the list for having the most “injury” accidents, according to recent report from Michigan Auto Law, a personal injury law firm that specializes in vehicle accident victims. Michigan Auto Law attorneys compiled its Top […]

In brief

Twp. business reminders FLINT TWP. — The regular township board meeting on Monday, August 3 is cancelled due to Tuesday’s primary election. Only voters who live in the Flushing School District have an issue on the August 4 ballot. The polling place for those two precincts is located at Our Lady of Lebanon Church on Calkins Road. — R.S. Police […]

Michigan Honey Festival this Saturday in Frankenmuth

Fire closes Corunna Rd. restaurant

FLINT TWP. — Shrimp N’ More, 3461 Corunna Road, one of the few independently-owned and operated restaurants in the township, is boarded up and closed as a result of damage caused by a fire. Firefighters were called to the restaurant on Friday, July 3, when a passerby noticed smoke coming from the windows, said assistant fire chief Mike Burkley, in […]

Afterschool and youth employment programs get Mott Foundation Grant

GENESEE COUNTY — Nearly $4 million in funding from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation will support efforts to help local youth succeed in the classroom and beyond. Announced in a press release on Tuesday, the grants to the Genesee Area Focus Fund include: • $3.1 million for YouthQuest, a comprehensive after school program that provides educational and enrichment opportunities to […]