In brief

Elms Road ditching work to begin July 8

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission announced that ditching work on Elms Road between Corunna Road and Lennon Road, on the border of Clayton and Flint Townships, will begin on July 8 and will continue through July 19. The road will remain open and traffic maintained with flagging but motorists should expect delays. Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route.

Please contact Swartz Creek District Foreman Mike Jaeger at 810.767.4920, ext. 326 if you have questions. — R.S.

District closed for the holiday

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth school district announced it will be closed during the week of July 1-5. There will be no staff or office personnel in any of they buildings. Anyone needing to contact the administrative offices can do so on July 8. — R.S.

Michigan’s new sports concussions laws

FLINT TWP. — Michigan recently became the 39th U.S. state to enact a law that regulates sports concussions and return to athletic activity, according to an announcement posted on the Carman-Ainsworth Schools web site. The law went into full effect on June 30. The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has launched a website with resources for coaches, parents, and athletes with educational resources and online training courses from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) “Head’s Up” Program. For details, visit online at Mhttp:// www.michigan. gov/ documents/ mde/ Concussion_ Notice_ t o_ Schools_ 425115_ 7. pdf — R.S.

Board formally thanks Randy Wise Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth school board has publicly acknowledged Peter LaSonte and Randy Wise Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Clio for support at a recent band fundraiser. After a last minute cancellation by another dealership, the Wise team saved the day with their willingness to provide test-drive vehicles for the band and orchestra fundraiser held in the high school parking lot.— R.S.

Holiday construction suspended

GENESEE COUNTY — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is lifting traffic restrictions on 118 of 162 projects statewide for Fourth of July holiday travel. Beginning at 3 p.m. July 3 until 6 a.m. July 8, MDOT will suspend construction wherever possible on state roads and bridges. This will help make travel easier for the estimated 1.4 million Michigan residents AAA Michigan says will be traveling this holiday weekend. Construction and traffic information is available on the MDOT MI Drive Web site at www.michigan. gov/ drive — R.S.

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