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C-A Theater presents “White Christmas”

FLINT TWP. —Tickets are now available for the Carman-Ainsworth High School Theater Department presentation of Irving Berlin’s musical “White Christmas’’ at 7 p.m. on Dec. 12-14 and 3 p.m. on Dec. 15 in the auditorium at CAHS. Reserved seating tickets are $8 and can be purchased at www.showtix4u.com. All Tickets will be $10 at the door. Group discounts are available.

Details: Call 810-591-5476. — R.S.

Abandoned apartment in township coming down

FLINT TWP. — Remaining buildings at the Brookstone Valley apartment complex off Flushing road are being torn down, thanks to a federal grant, said Tracey Tucker, township building director. One building is down and the entire property should be cleared by the end of December, Tucker said.

The complex was condemned and about 21 families forced to relocate in late 2011 due to the owners failure to pay a $55,000 delinquent water bill and other unsanitary conditions at the complex.— R.S.

Path clear for roadwork on Norko

FLINT TWP. — An easement has finally been granted by the Babies R Us store, paving the way for work to begin next spring to connect the Genesee Valley Trail to the trails at Flint Township Park off Norko Drive, said township Supervisor Karyn Miller. Work also will be done at trail entrances where utility workers removed shrubs that makes the trail accessible to ATVs.

Motorized vehicles are not allowed on the trail and notices will be posted to that effect, Miller said.

She also said some soil retention work will be down under the bridge where the trail crosses Graham Road.

The township board has previously approved widening and repaving work on Norko Drive where the two trails will be connected. — R.S.

Winterfest event to be held Dec. 7

FLINT TWP. — “Winterfest 2013’ the sixth annual Christmas charity event sponsored by Men and Work will be held from 2-6 p.m. Dec. 7 in the cafeteria at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School.

The annual event holiday music, food and a visit with Santa. Admission is free but each person is asked for a donation of cash or a non-perishable food item, a gently used coat or an unwrapped toy.

The donations are given to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, the Salvation Army, the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots and the Old Newsboys. Children must be accompanied by an Adult.— R.S.


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