Law change permits charitable street collections again

FLINT TWP. — Come Friday, December 9, the Old Newsboys’ Newspaper Sales Day will return to township streets, thanks to a new law signed last week by Gov. Rick Snyder that allows charitable organizations to conduct street sales with some restrictions. For the past two years, the Newsboy’s annual newspaper sale, its biggest fundraiser of the year, was forced to […]

Blazing hot

Sweltering 91-degree heat did not deter a crowd from attending the National Night Out, hosted by the Flint Township Police department. Besides free food and ice-cream, many vendors displaying their wares, and demonstrations the event featured many hands-on activities for children including this one at right that showed how water can knock down a fire. For more photos and a […]

Zoning Ordinance update coming up for approval

FLINT TWP. — Residential fencing and commercial vehicle parking are among items being tweaked in an updated township Zoning Ordinance that is coming up for second reading and adoption at the August 7 township board meeting. Doug Piggott, of Rowe Professional Services, will be on hand to make a presentation and answer questions, said Tracey Tucker, township building administrator. Piggott […]

Tax disputes outstanding

FLINT TWP. — At the request of Township Supervisor Karyn Miller, township assessor William Fowler gave the board of trustee an update on pending Michigan Tribunal tax appeals. The Tribunal is an administrative court that hears tax appeals. Only one case remains from 2015, Fowler said. That was for ITT Educational Services, contesting a taxable value of $911.970. The specialty […]

Name change on hold

FLINT TWP. — After nearly a year of effort, the drive to change the name of the township is on hold. “We are in a hold mode because of concerns the Township Attorney has with the process of changing our name,” said Jerry Preston, chairperson of the Suggestion Committee, in a written update to the township board and to members […]

Tribute in honor of Wright being discussed

FLINT TWP. — Tentative plans are in the works to honor former Township Treasurer Sandra S. Wright, who died in December 2016. Current Treasurer Lisa Anderson brought a request to the township board to form a subcommittee to explore options for the tribute. The cost of the event was the main concern raised by township board members. Trustee Barb Vert […]

In brief

Come to Summerfest FLINT TWP. — Summerfest, a community celebration featuring fun for all ages will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, August 13 at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Road. Activities include a free cookout, live music, inflatables and water slides. — R.S. Back to the Bricks Tune-up moving to new location FLINT TWP. — […]

Teresa L. Kline joins Intersect ENT’s Board of Directors

Health care veteran brings valuable provider, payer expertise

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Intersect ENT, Inc. (Nasdaq: XENT), a company dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients with ear, nose and throat conditions, today announced the appointment of Teresa (Terri) L. Kline to the company’s board of directors effective August 1, 2017. Current director Casey Tansey, general partner of U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), will step down from […]

Community fundraiser for March of Dimes

GRAND BLANC – Martin Funeral, Cremation and Tribute Services, 8253 S. Saginaw St. in Grand Blanc, will host a community cookout to raise funds for the March of Dimes of Genesee County from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8. The event is free and open to the public. Hot dogs, snacks and refreshments will be served and all […]

Church in need!

FLINT— Lincoln Park United Methodist Church, a local church with an impressive track record of feeding the hungry, is asking for your help to keep their ministry alive through the summer months. Located on the south side of Flint, Lincoln Park United Methodist Church has been the host of the South Flint Soup Kitchen since January of 2011. When the […]