Road rehab

The Davison Road Rehabilitation project started Sept. 15 in Davison Township. The Genesee County Road Commission has undertaken a roadway rehabilitation project on Davison Road, from Oak Road to Cummings Road. The work zone is closed to thru traffic. The posted detour route is Henderson Road, Potter Road, and Oak Road. Local traffic will be maintained via flagging operation. Motorists […]

Police say alcohol involved in fatal pedestrian crash



RICHFIELD TWP. — Police are investigating the Sept. 21 death of a 34-year-old Mount Morris man who was killed after being struck by a vehicle near the intersection of State and Richfield roads. Det./Lt. Melissa Galloway of the Richfield Township Police Department released a statement on Tuesday which confirmed the identity of the victim as David Dunnivant, 34. He was […]

Two vying for Richfield Township supervisor in Nov. 3 election

RICHFIELD TWP. — Two candidates will be on the ballot Nov. 3 running for the position of Richfield Township supervisor. Incumbent Supervisor Joseph M. Madore (D) will seek a fourth term in office, while Republican challenger Tim Candela will oppose him for the 4-yearseat. Here is what the candidates had to say: Joseph M. Madore, Age: 56 Education: Davison High […]

In brief

Outreach East matching fundraiser DAVISON — The Outreach East matching donation fundraiser has raised $3,270, with an additional $3,270 in matching funds for a total donation so far of $6,540 The fundraiser is a dollar for dollar match, turning a $20 donation into $40 for Outreach East. Organizers said the matching dollars will end soon so don’t wait, give today. […]

District provides board with bond construction update



DAVISON — So far, work on the projects stemming from the 2020 Bond passed by voters in March is moving along on schedule and under budget. Phil Thom, director of operations for Davison Community Schools, reported to the board Sept. 14 that the district has been able to complete an “impressive” amount of work in the six months since voters […]

Online “hijackers” disrupt Flushing City Council meeting



FLUSHING — Flushing administration is taking steps to secure the city’s online public meetings after several individuals attempted to disrupt the Sept. 14 Flushing City Council meeting. Since COVID-19 restrictions were put into place in the spring, Flushing City Council has been conducting telephonic/electronic meetings via Zoom. The set-up has enabled city council representatives to meet in-person at Flushing City […]

Flushing police chief applauds new contract with city



FLUSHING — Following 29 months of negotiations, the City of Flushing has reached a contract agreement with its police department. On Sept. 14, Flushing City Council settled a new contract with the Police Officers Labor Council, which represented the Flushing City Police Department. City council members approved the contract by a 6-0 vote, with Councilwoman Brooke Good abstaining from the […]

City appoints interim treasurer, fills key positions

FLUSHING — Flushing City Council has temporarily filled the City of Flushing’s treasurer position and completed other key appointments to the Planning Commission, the Flushing City Parks & Recreation Committee and the Corridor Improvement Authority. At the Sept. 14 meeting, the council appointed Kim Lynch as the interim Flushing City Treasurer to replace Paul Borle, who resigned on Aug. 31. […]

Local insurance agency holds fundraiser for the Flushing Area Library



FLUSHING — Flushing community members can help fund the Flushing Area Library by participating in a donation drive over the next two weeks. As of Monday, the Farmers Insurance LeeAlan Weddel Agency in Flushing has been collecting donations to support the Flushing Area Library. Businesses and individuals can deliver donations to the Farmers Insurance office at 214 E. Main Street […]

Burton Dog Park update

The fence around the property that will serve as the Burton Dog Park, located at Our Risen Lord Lutheran Church, 4040 Lapeer Rd., is up and progress is continuing as the park continues on toward its Oct. 3 grad opening. Kris Johns, an organizer of the Burton Dog Park project, said the gates are intentionally being kept off until the […]