Consumers Energy uses vacant theater as headquarters

ENCORE — For the second year in a row, Consumers Energy is using the parking lot at the vacant Cinema 10 theater, 4425 Lennon Rd. as a temporary construction storage site The township Planning Commission review committee approved a temporary use permit for the site to be used from Feb. 1 through Aug. 1 of this year. Visible from the […]

Fire department receives lower ISO rating

FLINT TWP. — The township Public Protection Classification of 5 for fire protection, effective May 1, is a slight downgrade from the previous rating of 4, according to the Insurance Services Office (ISO), which analyzes several aspects of fire protection services and assigns a rating of 1 to 10 based on its findings. A rating of one is top notch. […]

Code enforcers kept busy last year

FLINT TWP. — Weeds and blight were the township’s two biggest code enforcement issues last year, according to the annual Code Enforcement report for 2017 submitted to the township board of trustees by Tracey Tucker, building director. The report stated $482,815.94 of activity. August was the busiest month for code enforcement activity with 805 cases followed by June with 580 […]

Health department announces new dental center for those in need

FLINT – The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) will begin a new partnership with My Community Dental Centers Inc. (MCDC) to expand access to dental care. The new dental center, located at G4007 W. Court Street, 2D, Flint, will be operated by MCDC on behalf of the health department. The center will provide quality dental care to all and welcomes […]

Auto auction site plan approval on hold

FLINT TWP. — Citing unresolved issues, the Planning Commission in a unanimous vote tabled approval of site plans for a proposed auto auction at 3088 S Dye Road. A stop work order at the site remains in effect. Commissioners cited concerns about drainage and road issues on the formerly vacant property. Genesee County Storm Water has approved the plans but […]

Former CAHS student writes second book

FLINT TWP. — Rani Richardson, a 2014 graduate of Carman-Ainsworth High School, is a published author for the second time in her young life. Now a senior at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Biological Basis of Behavior. Richardson, has written “Pre- Med Diaries: How This College Student Navigated the Journey from Pre-Med to Medical School.” The book targets high […]

Rotary selects February Students of the Month

FLINT TWP. — Jada Black and Alexandra Fairbrother. both 12th graders at Carman-Ainsworth High School, have been selected as the Genesee Valley Rotary students of the month for February. Each month during the school year the Rotary selects two outstanding students nominated by their teachers, who become eligible to win a $1000 scholarship at the end of the year. Jada […]

EDC finalizing Brownfield Redevelopment application

FLINT TWP. — Needed: Developers for vacant trailer parks, contaminated sites such as the former Glove Factory on Flushing Road or perhaps an upgrade of obsolete features such as the water slide at Pirate’s Park, the former recreational site on Miller Road. All were mentioned at the Feb. 13 Economic Development Corporation meeting as possible projects for the township’s soon-to-be […]

In brief

Police offering more seminars to teach churches self-protection FLINT TWP. — Based on demand, the township Police Department has scheduled two more sessions of its “Responses to Violent Intruders in Places of Worship,” a two-hour seminar to train church people how to protect themselves. Two sessions previously held drew a good turnout, according to Police Chief George Sippert. The next […]

View offices moving to County Press in Lapeer

The View Newspaper Group office in Davison is moving

The Davison Index and View Newspaper Group will relocate its office from its current location at 220 N. Main St. in Davison to an office at the back of the same building, in Shopper’s Alley, starting March 12. The office will serve as a destination for readers and customers to drop-off news articles or advertising related materials, but will not […]