Board again turns down offer to buy vacant land

FLINT TWP. — “If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again” is generally good proverbial advice for fortitude but did not work for a purchaser making a second offer to buy vacant parcels on Charter Drive owned by the township. For the second time, the board in a 5-2 vote turned down an offer from Flint Cardiovascular Consultants […]

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MDOT to answer questions about Bristol Rd. roundabout FLINT TWP. – Representatives from the Michigan Department of Transportation will attend the April 18 township board meeting to discuss plans for the roundabout to be built on Bristol Road near the I-75 exchange, said Township Supervisor Karyn Miller. Now would be the time for anyone with questions to come and get […]

CAMS recognizes honor students

FLINT TWP. — Seventy-seven students were recognized during the National Junior Honor Society induction ceremony at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, on March 23. Selected 7th and 8th Grade inductees hold a Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and also met other high standards of leadership, service, citizenship, scholarship, and character, according to Milissa Kenworthy, an advisor for the National Junior Honor […]

Affairs to Remember grand opening held

FLINT TWP. — Affairs to Remember, a Michigan-based specialty event rental company, celebrated its expansion into the Metro Flint and Tri-City areas with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, March 30. Alongside the Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce, the event welcomed the public to check out the Flint showroom, located at 4297 Miller Road, across the […]


New cleaning company now open

FLINT TWP. — Modernistic, a cleaning and restoration company, officially opened a new location on March 17 in an11,000 square-foot commercial building at 2352 Austin Parkway, north of Miller Road next to the I-75 freeway. It was vacated in mid- 2014 by Belle Tire which moved to Miller Road. “We’ve hired 4 employees so far and are always looking to […]

InStep Pedorthics has patients walking tall

FLINT — It all starts at the foot. The foot influences the way we run, walk, stand and carry ourselves, which goes on to affect our ankles, knees, hips, spine and even our neck. In order to maintain a certain level of health, one must be aware of how our feet are affecting our bodies. Luckily, InStep Pedorthics is here […]

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Free “Writing a Business Plan” Workshop in Flint FLINT — A free “Writing a Business Plan” Workshop is being presented at Kettering University on April 7 from 1-4 p.m. Presented by the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) and hosted by Kettering University; this workshop covers the specifics of business planning including market research, marketing, finance, legal, operations, and management. […]

Remembering my life as a country boy

I’ve lived in the suburbs of Flint my entire life. As a kid I was sort of a country boy, I grew up in the middle of 72 acres, surrounded by woods, farm fields and an apple orchard. I spent my summers exploring the woods and fields, shooting bottles with my slingshot or BB gun, playing outside from morning until […]

Come out and play

FLINT TWP. — The 18th Annual Carman- Ainsworth All District Band & Orchestra Concert will be striking up at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 2 in the High School Gymnasium. As in years past, all C-A teachers, administrators, support staff, parents and alumni are being invited to participate in the “Mass Band” selections that are played at the end of […]

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