In brief

Compost and yard waste pickup scheduled

FLINT TWP. — Emterra Environmental USA will provide compost and yard waste pickup to all Flint Township residents beginning today (April 4).

Compost and yard waste will be picked up each Thursday through Nov. 29 and should be placed curbside by 7 a.m. the day of service.

Yard waste should be placed in brown yard waste bags or in plastic 30-gallon containers clearly marked with an “X” facing the street. Branches should be no more than 2 inches in diameter, no longer than 4 feet in length and must be bundled. Bundles and containers must weigh less than 50 pounds. No tree stumps or trunks will be accepted. No compost will be accepted in plastic bags. — J.J.

Township to pay half the cost of C-A Senior Center sign

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees voted Monday to pay half the cost of a new LED sign at Flint Township Carman Ainsworth Senior Center.

The board accepted the bid from Signs by Crannie for $19,052.99. The CASC board had already voted to pay for half the cost of the sign. — J.J.

Huge Indoor Garage and Craft Sale

FLUSHING — The Rotary Club of Flushing has announced the date of its 8th Annual “HUGE” Indoor Garage and Craft Sale as April 27 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will be held at Flushing Middle School, 8100 Carpenter Road. There will be over 50 vendors at this event, and this is an opportunity to find many hidden treasures and bargains. There’s sure to be something for everyone. This event is a fundraiser to help support literacy programs for Flushing Community Schools. For more information, please visit — B.G.

Paws to Read

FLUSHING — The Flushing Area Library will hold Paws to Read on April 13 at 11 a.m. Join Miss Katie and her certified therapy dog, Dasher. Participants can practice reading to Dasher or listen to Miss Katie read stories while petting the dog. — B.G.

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