Police lineup

That row of police cars lined up in front of Texas Roadhouse on Miller Road last Wednesday were not responding to any incident. Flint Township Police joined Michigan State Police, Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies and other law enforcement agents for Tip-A-Cop, a fundraiser for the Weiss Child Advocacy Center. Uniformed officers mingled with guests and helped out with serving meals […]

The 2017 road improvement map

FLINT TWP. — Winter is ending and the ground is thawing which means that road construction season is not far away. Two major projects in the township this year will include work on Court Street from Linden Road to the city limits and repaving Linden Road from Lennon to Calkins, Township Supervisor Karyn Miller said at a recent board meeting. […]

Twp. fire dept. joins MABAS emergency response group

FLINT TWP. — Calls for emergency help could come from as far away as Chicago under an amended Michigan Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Agreement (MMABAS) approved by the township board for the fire department’s participation. A MABAS is a prearranged response and assistance plan provided to a Requesting Party from an Assisting Party. “It is a user-driven system designed […]

Baker dorm fire damaged one room

FLINT TWP. – A small kitchen fire on Wednesday, February 15, at about 9:30 p.m., damaged one of the newly-renovated dorm suites at Baker Hall East on the Baker College-Flint campus off Bristol Road. The second-floor fire was caused by a stovetop grease fire from cooking, said Mike Burkley, Flint Township assistant fire chief. It was contained to the room […]

Church hosting Women’s Festival musicians in concert

FLINT TWP. — Summer Osborne and Renee Janski, two Women Festival Favorites, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint, 2474 S. Ballenger Highway. Osborne is acclaimed as one of the hottest new voices on the Women’s Music Scene, according to a press release. She is an award-winning singer-songwriter from […]

Water and Waste provides update on KWA pipeline

Project ahead of schedule, but faces possible hurdles

FLINT — Officials say the Karegnondi water pipeline is ahead of schedule and a water treatment plant, which is part of the project, is expected to be finished this spring. But there are still some hurdles to be crossed in the months ahead. At a recent meeting of the Genesee County Water and Waste Services advisory committee, Drain Commission Director […]

In brief

C-A hosting band event FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Band and Orchestra Department will host the Michigan Schools Band and Orchestra Festival District Three Honors Band at Carman Ainsworth High School on February 24-25. Events run from Friday from 4-8 p.m., and on Saturday from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Schools from Mid-Michigan that are scheduled to perform include C-A, Bendle, […]

Police Blotter

Father of infant arrested for child abuse FLINT TWP. — On Friday, Feb. 17, Flint Township Police officers were dispatched to a local hospital for a report of suspected child abuse with serious injury. The victim, a 7-week-old baby girl who is a resident of Flint Township, was listed in critical condition. An investigation and subsequent interviews revealed that the […]

Library to celebrate March is Reading Month with mall rally

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee District Library will kick off National March is Reading Month with a Rockin’ Reading Rally at the Genesee Valley Mall Center Court on March 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m. This is a free, family-friendly event. At noon, The Storytellers will jump-start the fun with stories, hands-on playtime with exotic musical instruments, tunes from around […]

Advice from Dr. Marriage

It’s time for another edition of Dr. Marriage – the advice column for people mystified by the people with whom they cohabitate … Dear Dr. Marriage: My wife and I get along great and yet she always seems slightly annoyed with me. What’s up with that? Am I doing something wrong? Puzzled in Pittsburgh Dear Puzzled: First off, of COURSE […]