ON TIME, ON BUDGET: MDOT completes Bristol Rd. roundabout

FLINT TWP. — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has completed construction on the Bristol Road roundabout adjacent to the northbound I-75 entrance ramp and the General Motors Flint Assembly plant, according to a press release. This $3 million investment involved constructing the roundabout and reconstructing several ramps to and from I-75, as well as the driveway to the GM […]

Name-change group ready to tackle issues

FLINT TWP. — Little progress was made at the second meeting of a committee formed to explore the idea of changing the township’s name, but specific action is planned for the third meeting set for 6 p.m. November 17 when the township attorney is expected to attend. At last week’s meeting, appointed chairperson Jerry Preston explained Roberts Rules for Order […]

Supervisor resumes control of sewer and water department

FLINT TWP. — Citing “a changing of the guard here,” in reference to incoming newly elected board members, Township Supervisor Karyn Miller, with board approval, has resumed responsibility for the Sewer and Water Department. For the past four years, Treasurer Marsha Binelli has overseen the department with help from controller Beth Takacs. Binelli lost her position in the August primary […]

No contested races in township voting but write-ins are possible

FLINT TWP. — Democrat and non-partisan elected officials do not have challengers in the November 8 election and are therefore essentially shoo-ins. Three Carman-Ainsworth school board members up for reelection are uncontested and one seat is vacant, while township officials beat back challengers in the August primary to win their seats. But for the record, here are the candidates who […]

In brief

Trick or Treating at mall FLINT TWP. — Trick or Treating at Genesee Valley Mall will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 29 when the Genesee District Library mall branch hosts its annual Lil’ Monsters Halloween Bash. At 10 a.m., trick or treat bags will be handed out in front of the library (located in the […]

Innovative Natural Movement Center now open

FLINT TWP. — Jon Morey, a local Chiropractic Physician and university biology professor, hosted a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, October 18, at Great Lakes Chiropractic and Movement Center, in the Valley Plaza at 4215 Miller Road, according to a press release from the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. This innovative and unique healthcare facility offers Chiropractic Healthcare, features certified […]

Clerks offer tips for voters

GENESEE COUNTY — The Tuesday, Nov. 8, general election is coming up fast and local clerks have issued important information for voters to keep in mind. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. To save time and frustration, find out where to vote at: www.mi.gov/vote. Sample ballots are available on the Genesee County Clerk’s Election Division website at […]

Dentist to buy back candy

Halloween candy buy back is back at Dr. Litton’s Dental Office, 1095 S. State Rd. They will pay $1 per pound on Nov. 1-2 and Nov. 7-10. The candy and toothbrushes will then be forwarded to active U.S. military troops stationed overseas. Patients and non-patients are welcome. For information, call 810-653- 4114. — M.G.

The Whiting presents ‘Dirty Dancing’

Flint – Christopher Tierney and Rachel Boone will star as Johnny Castle and Frances “Baby” Houseman in “Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage,” at The Whiting. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, and Wednesday, Nov. 16. “The company that we have assembled for our North American tour is beautiful and truthful,” says Eleanor Bergstein, screenwriter of […]

View Newspaper Group gets High Octane award from Back to Bricks organizers

DAVISON — View Newspaper Group was recently awarded the High Octane Award from the organizers of Back to the Bricks. “Our ‘High Octane’ award is our equivalent to an Emmy or Oscar,” said Back to the Bricks founder Al Hatch. “Typically, we give out five or six of these awards to sponsors and committee members who have distinguished themselves by […]