Bristol Road northbound I-75 ramp closed for two weeks

FLINT TWP. — As construction of a traffic roundabout continues on Bristol Road near I -75, Michigan Department of Transportation work crews have laid down ramp construction on the south side of Bristol Road and are now moving to the north side of the road. As a result, beginning at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 14, MDOT planned to close the […]

Brewfest weekend returns to Lapeer

LAPEER — Join beer lovers from across the state this Saturday, Sept. 17 from 3-10 p.m. at Louie’s Sports Tavern for the fourth annual View Brew Fest. “We’re thrilled to host View Brew Fest again this year,” said View Newspaper Group Brand Manager Emily Caswell. “It’s always a great event for everyone involved, and it allows us to give back […]

Remembering 9-11

Members of the Flint Township police and fire departments assisted Willowbrook Manor, 4436 Beecher Road, at a lowering the flag ceremony in memory of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Flint Twp. firefighters also attended the Genesee County Firefighters Memorial service on Saturday, to honor firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty.

Twp. board green lights C-A homecoming parade

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Homecoming Week event scheduling will be slightly different this year but still includes a parade, football game and dance. Last week, the Flint Township Board passed a resolution consenting to use of public roads for the parade from 4:15 to 530 p.m. on Friday, October 7. Final approval is granted by the Genesee County Road Commission. […]

In brief

WFBA to introduce township board electees FLINT TWP. — After a summer hiatus, the West Flint Business Association resumes its monthly meetings today, Thursday, September 15, from 11:30-1:15 p.m. The group will introduce four new Flint Township board members elected in the August primary election. Also WFBA will announce the recipient of its Don Eve Achievement Award, presented annually in […]

Flint man convicted in shooting at Toys r Us

FLINT TWP. – A 19-year-old Flint man has been convicted in the December shooting in the parking lot of the Toys R Us store on Linden Road in Flint Township, according to a press release from Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton. The incident caused fear among shoppers and the investigation proved difficult due to ‘don’t snitch’ mentality, Leyton said. Daquarius […]

More pedestrians struck by cars: police

FLINT TWP. – For about the fourth time in the past three months, police are reporting that a pedestrian was injured or killed while walking along the road. Most recently, on Saturday, September 10, at about 2:28 a.m., township police responded to a personal injury crash involving a pedestrian on W. Court St. near Krsul Dr. The pedestrian, a 21-year-old […]

MCC Accredited to offer more online education

FLINT — The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has approved Mott Community College (MCC) full rights to offer quality e-learning classes as needed in order to meet the needs of our student population. The College had previously been approved and accredited to offer distance education on individual courses. The new approval accredits the College to offer distance/online education in courses and […]

When does patriotism become prejudice?

Gene Roddenberry, Creator of Star Trek said, “If man is to survive, he will have learned to take a delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a delight, part of life’s exciting variety, not something to fear.” When differences are not accepted, we abuse the founding fathers’ […]

C-A Baker Career Academy offers free college education to qualified students

FLINT — While free college education has become a trending political campaign issue, it’s already available to qualified high school students in Genesee County. The organization that offers free college courses – up to an associate degree – has moved onto the campus of Baker College of Flint and is holding an informational open house, 5:30-7 p.m., Sept. 20, 1116 […]