2020-06-18 E-Edition

Back to the Bricks Road Rally raises thousands for food bank

FLINT TWP. — Looking for an event to bring car enthusiasts together in a safe way, Back to the Bricks organizers hosted their first-ever road rally on Saturday, June 13. “We knew our car lovers needed something to do,” said Back to the Bricks Executive Director Amber Taylor. Organizers also knew, however, it had to be something that could be […]

Genesee County declares racism a public health emergency

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Board of Commissioners has approved a resolution declaring racism to be a public health crisis. The emergency declaration, which was made at the June 10 Genesee County Board of Commissioners meeting, followed a request from the Genesee County Board of Health (GCBOH) and Dr. Kent Key, a researcher with Michigan State University. In summary, […]

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…

This weather balloon was found by park maintenance at the Robert Williams Nature and Historical Learning Center, 10069 E. Atherton Rd., June 5. The balloon may have been released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) a day earlier when are series of severe thunderstorms came through the area. Davison Township Parks Director Casey Reed said the balloon was […]

Parade to celebrate the Class of 2020

DAVISON — The Class of 2020 Davison High School and Alternative Education graduates are invited to participate in a Graduation Car Parade June 24. Line-up will be at Davison High School beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the parade will begin at 6 p.m. Any student wishing to participate must fill out a participation form at www.surveymonkey.com/r/25XJSK2 One of the parent […]

Bednarski seeking trustee seat on Board of Trustees

DAVISON TWP. — As a longtime teacher, and school administrator, Scott Bednarski has always taught his students to do their civic duty and be engaged in their local government. That same message has turned into reality for Bednarski as he has announced he will be seeking a seat as trustee on the Davison Township Board of Trustees. Bednarski has lived […]

Township reminds public of fireworks ordinance

Hopes to cut back on the number of disturbances

DAVISON TWP. — With just two weeks before July 4, the Davison Township Board of Trustees is reminding residents about its fireworks ordinance, which is in compliance with the State of Michigan regarding fireworks. “We would like everyone to be able to enjoy and celebrate the holidays and still be respectful of their neighbors.” said Supervisor Tim Elkins, in a […]

City receives grant to build swing in Abernathy Regional Park

DAVISON — The city has received a grant for $3,000 from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint to build an Expression Swing at the Jack Abernathy Regional Park. The city received word last week from the CFGF that it would be receiving a combined total of $3,000 from three different funds the foundation oversees – the Youth Initiative Program Fund, […]

Davison Twp. expects to complete three road projects by June 30

DAVISON TWP. — Supervisor Tim Elkins said the township expects to complete several road projects by the end of the month. Completed last week was the Bristol Road Rehabilitation Project, from M-15 west to Henderson Road. This project involved a 2-inch Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Resurfacing over the existing pavement. The Henderson Road Rehabilitation Project, on Henderson Road between Davison […]

Hangin’ out with dad

Jonah Routowicz and daughters Em, 2, and Izzy, 10 months, soaked up the fresh air, sunshine and mild temperatures Tuesday morning at Bicentennial Park. Routowicz and his family are recent transplants to Grand Blanc Township, and they’re enjoying the amenities the community has to offer.