Martin speaks out on water crisis

State Rep. David Martin of Davison gives a speech at the state Capitol March 24, urging support for his resolution standing up for the children and families of Flint who are affected by the Flint water crisis and pushing back against the exorbitant amount requested as attorney fees in the proposed settlement of a lawsuit brought by residents. Of the […]

Police Blotter

Couple arrested for domestic violence, child neglect DAVISON TWP. — On March 18 at 11:15 a.m. the township police were called to the Best Western, 10082 Lapeer Rd., for a report of alleged domestic violence and child abuse and neglect. Officers arrived to find as 27-year-old Almont woman and 28-year-old Mayville man arguing in the parking lot. Police observed the […]

Two DHS students named as National Merit Scholar finalists

DAVISON — Davison High School students Montgomery Stheiner and Robert Walker have been recognized as National Merit Scholar finalists. This is a tremendous achievement as becoming a finalist requires scoring in the top 1 percent on the PSAT. The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the […]

Rotary Club bestows Tommy Award to charter member

FLUSHING — Rotary Club of Flushing member Tim Glavin has received the 2021 Tommy Award for displaying exemplary service to the community and to his Rotary chapter. Glavin, a charter member of the club who participated in its formation in April 1992, received his Tommy during a virtual Rotary Club of Flushing meeting on March 25. Fellow Rotary members describe […]

Flushing Firefighters Association to host Easter Egg Hunt

FLUSHING — The Flushing Firefighters Association will be hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 3, starting at noon from Riverview Park in Flushing. There will be fire trucks for the kids to see, a visit from the Easter Bunny and prizes. Be on the lookout for eggs that have a special sticker that can be turned in for […]

Flushing Area Senior Center receives new bus

FLUSHING — After years of planning—and a helping hand from Flushing Township— the Flushing Area Senior Center (FASC) has acquired a new shuttlebus to transport senior citizens for grocery stops and special trips alike. Last Thursday, several Flushing Township officials had the chance to check out the new bus, which seats 14 passengers and has its own storage space for […]

City approves sledding hill project for Eastview Park

FLUSHING — When the snow starts to fly next winter, Flushing families will have a new sledding hill to call their very own at one of the city’s most popular parks. On March 8, Flushing City Council approved a project to construct a sledding hill at Eastview Park on the city’s northeast side. The hill is expected to span around […]

Bendle to have millage, sinking fund approval on May 4 ballot

BURTON — Voters in the Bendle Community Schools District will have to decide on continuing the current millage levy of 17.9586 mills on all property and the approval of a 2 mill levy for the district’s sinking fund to be put toward upgrades to the district’s buildings at the May 4 special election. Bendle Superintendent John Krolewski said both ballot […]

Police department creates new community program

BURTON — In an effort to get out into the neighborhoods and to offer as much transparency as possible, the Burton Police Department has created a new community program. The program, called Community And Resident Equality Services (CARES), is made up of officers from every rank in the department and will also include community members. Burton Police Chief Brian Ross […]

SCOTT announces candidacy for Burton City Council

BURTON — Local businessman, longtime public safety official, and current UAW General Motors employee Tom Scott has announced he is running for one of the three seats on the Burton City Council this year. Scott, 55, graduated from the Fire academy in 1986 and Police Academy in 1988. He has owned many successful businesses over the years including construction, mortgage […]