A musical good time

Carman Ainsworth Middle School Theater staged a colorful production last week of the musical “The Trials of Alice in Wonderland.” The plot involved poor Alice reliving the wellknown events of the famed adventure to try to defend herself against charges of growing and changing. Directed by CAMS teacher Alan Lichtenberg, the student cast of characters was as follows: Queen of […]

Senior center drainage repairs put out for bid

FLINT TWP. — The township board is seeking bids to fix drainage issues at the Senior Citizens Center, 2071 S. Graham Road. Plans also call for relocating the trash dumpster to alleviate damage to the parking lot caused by the heavy garbage trucks. Problems at the center, which shares the building with the Genesee District Library, first came to the […]

No injuries in trailer park fire

FLINT TWP. — At about 1 a.m. Sunday March 19 Flint Township firefighters responded to a call from 911 about a trailer fire at the Estates of Genesee Valley on Elms Road, according to Assistant Fire Chief Mike Burkley. On arrival, they found fires in three vacant trailers, owned by the park. The center trailer was heavily involved and was […]

C-A Dye Elementary School awarded free water fountains

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth’s Dye Elementary is among 23 schools in the state that will soon have two new water fountains/bottle filling stations thanks to a grant from the Delta Dental Foundation (DDF), according to a press release. Dye was among the winners of the DDF’s $100,000 Rethink Your Drink: Water’s Cool at School program, designed to encourage children […]

Robotics Team places at district competition

FLINT TWP. -— The Carman-Ainsworth FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) Team 314 competed March 10-11 at the Kettering University FIRST® Robotics District Competition with 39 other team from around the state to earn points to qualify for a spot at the Michigan FRC State Championship, according to a press release. This was their first competition this year. The ranked sixth overall […]

Board OKs stipend for Road Advisory Committee secretary

FLINT TWP. — In a 5-1 vote, the township board approved a stipend of $50 per meeting for the secretary of the volunteer Road Advisory Committee. The nine-member advisory committee typically meets once per month on the second Monday. The secretary records the minutes of every meeting, sends them out to all members for approval and then makes the necessary […]

In brief

Name change committee meets next week FLINT TWP. — Choosing a new name for the township is the topic of the final meeting of the Suggestion Committee, at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 30. The group meets in the township board conference room at 1490 S. Dye Road. — R.S. CAMS got talent FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Middle School Talent […]

Twp. board supports Law Day observance

FLINT TWP. — Teen minds are getting ready to tackle a timely subject during this year’s Genesee County Law Day observance. People of the State of Michigan v Francis Lawrence is the fictitious topic of the 2017 High School Mock Trial Competition, which involves a teen sexting charge. The mock trial is one of several local events being sponsored by […]

Ambulance crashes, rolls

FLINT TWP. — An EMT was injured when an ambulance and a pickup truck collided Thursday, March 16. Flint Township police responded to the crash that occurred about 5:30 p.m. at Miller and Dye roads. The driver of the Patriot ambulance told investigators he was en route to an emergency and had his lights and siren activated as he approached […]

Salvation Army to hold chicken dinner

FLINT — The second annual Salvation Army Chicken Dinner will be held April 9 at the Masonic Temple Dining room. All proceeds will go towards vital Salvation Army programs such as … Christmas and summer day camp. Please join us for dinner following your church service and celebrate the Easter season with family and friends. Call 800-232-2199 to purchase tickets. […]