Fire Chief Thomas Stadler took command in early June but his official swearing-in ceremony was held last week when he took the oath of office and was presented his chief’s jacket by his wife Tammy and his chief’s badge by his daughter Kristi Perez. Police Chief George Sippert served as the master of ceremonies and Clerk Kathy Funk issued the […]

Pharmacy suspended for over dispensing controlled substances

FLINT TWP. –Last week, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) served an order suspending the license to dispense controlled substances of All American Pharmacy LLC, 3104 Flushing Road, according to press release. LARA also served an administrative complaint and an order suspending the pharmacist license of John Stephen Lind, R.Ph., All American’s pharmacist-in-charge, who is responsible for […]

Board decides not to waive telecommunications pole fee

FLINT TWP. — Perhaps setting the tone for the rest of the county, the township board has refused to waive a monthly pole colocation fee requested by a telecommunications company. Pending its application to operate in Flint Township,, a Lansing-based cellphone and internet service provider, asked the township to waive a $75 monthly per pole maintenance fee because it […]

EDC ready for redevelopment proposals

FLINT TWP. — The township’s Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRA)is open for business. Bylaws for the new authority were approved last week by the township’s Economic Development Corporation, which also serves as the BRA. The EDC first took action to form the BRA with a public hearing held in May. The township board subsequently approved the EDC’s recommendation to form the […]

Parade route okayed

FLINT TWP. — As it does each year, the township board has given its consent to Carman-Ainsworth High School to apply for road closure to hold the annual Homecoming Parade, set for Friday, September 29. As in past years, the parade route will begin at South Baptist Church on Van Slyke Road and proceed south to Maple Road, then east […]

Police seeking entry level applicants

FLINT TWP, — The township police department is seeking applicants for entry-level police officers and has scheduled the next Civil Service test for August 23, said Police Chief George Sippert. It is not too late to apply, he said, noting that only eight applicants have signed up so far. “We, as are most other department in the state of Michigan, […]

Public hearing set for JAG grant spending

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Police Department will accept public questions and comment on spending the 2017 Justice Assistance Grant at a public hearing Monday, August 21, during the township board meeting. Eligible agencies in Genesee County have been awarded a total of $177,364. They include Genesee County, Burton City, Flint Township, Flint City and Mt. Morris Township. Of […]

In brief

Bike Share expands FLINT – The Flint Bike Share Program is expanding and upgrading. Launched in July 2016, the project allows residents and visitors to check out bicycles to ride around town. It is operated in conjunction with the bike company Zagster and the Flint Walk & Bike Group. Recently, three new bike stations were added, bringing the total to […]

Flint’s rich music tradition is alive, well

Editor’s note: We’re pleased to introduce a new voice to our readers this week – John “JD” Dombrowski will write regularly for the View Newspapers on the topics of local bands and the local music scene. We say “new voice” knowing that JD’s voice is familiar to many readers through his many connections with the Flint and Genesee community as […]

Randy Wise Lincoln joins Powers for Driven to Give event Aug. 21

FLINT – Get ready to get behind the wheel as Powers Catholic High School, in conjunction with Randy Wise Lincoln, hosts the “Driven to Give” event 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21. The event is sponsored by the Lincoln Motor Co. Randy Wise Lincoln will provide six new 2017 Lincoln vehicles to be used for a quick five […]