2020-02-27 E-Edition

Mitson Boulvard kayak launch to undergo some improvements

FLINT TWP. — The Mitson Boulevard landing on the Flint River will receive a little TLC during the Flint River Watershed Coalition’s Stewardship Day, April 25. Rebeca Fedewa, executive director of the Flint River Watershed Coalition, told the Flint Township Board of Trustees at its Feb. 18 meeting, the organization will be doing work and clean-up at several sites along […]

Fire chief issues 2019 department report

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Fire Department responded to 898 incidents in 2019, averaging 74.8 incidents monthly, 17.3 incidents weekly and 2.5 runs a day. That was the summary of fire calls in Fire Chief Thomas Statler’s annual report to the Board of Trustees at the Feb. 18 regular meeting of the board. Statler said the types of calls […]

Burnash seeks 67th District Court position in Flint

FLINT — Attorney Heather Burnash has announced her candidacy to run for a seat on the 67th District Court Flint Court – 5th Division. Burnash is running to fill the seat vacated by Judge Nathaniel Perry on the Flint Court – 5th Division. The term is for six years. “This campaign is for the families across Flint that have endured […]

Drone coalition flying high over court ruling

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County 7th Circuit Court Judge Joseph Farah recently issued a final ruling in a case pitting the Michigan Coalition of Drone Operators (MCDO) against Genesee County Parks who not only was refusing to allow unrestricted use of drones in the parks, but actually arrested one operator and seized his equipment. This despite the fact that new […]

Township gives business update at WFBA

FLINT TWP. — Tracey Tucker, economic enhancement director for the township, highlighted happenings in the business community at the Feb. 20 West Flint Business Association meeting. Tucker reported eight new businesses opening in Flint Township in January, with another 10 under construction. New businesses in the township include: Community Threads, My Salon Suite, Von Ryan’s Furniture, Team Donahue Make Your […]

In brief

C-A to host musical ensembles FLINT TWP. — Ensembles from 11 school districts will assemble this weekend at Carman- Ainsworth High School for a Michigan School Band & Orchestra Association music festival. A total of 23 ensembles will perform Friday and Saturday during the MSBOA District III Band & Orchestra Festival. This is the first week of competition, with additional […]

McLaren Health Care names Carlsen VP of Laboratory Services

DAVISON — RoseAnn Carlsen, MBA, CLS (HEW), has been appointed vice president of corporate laboratory services for McLaren Health Care. “We are very pleased to have RoseAnn joining our leadership team. Her extensive leadership experience in all phases of laboratory operation, combined with her peoplecentric leadership style made her standout among the other candidates,” says President and CEO McLaren Health […]

Local charity collecting new, nearly new prom dresses

FLINT TWP. — It’s time to get those prom dresses out of your closet to give them new life through a donation to Little Lamb’s Compassionate Ministry Center (LLCMC). New and gently used prom and formal dresses are collected for future use by area youth. LLCMC is collecting dresses, shoes, purses, jewelry and other prom related items for distribution to […]

In brief

Benefits of having a family physician recognized LANSING — To highlight family physicians’ dedication to providing high quality, patient-centered primary care to Michiganders, Feb. 23-29 is being recognized as Family Medicine Week by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Michigan Academy of Family Physicians and Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians. “Family medicine physicians […]