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Old Newsboys kick off holiday season

GENESEE COUNTY – It is the busiest time of year for the Old Newsboys of Flint, and they started out the holiday season with their annual meeting Nov. 1. Founded in 1924, the Old Newsboys of Flint has served 812,000 children since it first started helping those in need 94 years ago. Last year alone, the organization helped 6,179 children […]

No surprises in uncontested school board races

FLINT TWP. — Gary Cousins and Gloria Nealy won re-elected to the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education, Nov. 6. The incumbents were unopposed in their bid for re-election. Cousins received 7,078 votes and Nealy received 8,004 votes. Their current terms end Dec. 31 with their new, 6-year terms starting Jan.1. Cousins is currently vice president of the board, while Nealy is […]

Monster Bash!

The Little Monsters Halloween Bash at Genesee Valley Center, was held Oct. 27. The spooky Halloween event was the collaboration of the Genesee County 911, the Genesee District Library, Genesee Valley Center and Flint Township’s Downtown Development Authority. There was a Halloween Trunk or Treat Spooky Trail, a magic show and trick or treating inside the mall.

Polling places for Flint Township voters

FLINT TWP. — Polling locations for Flint Township have changed. The following is an updated list of polling places in the township: • West Flint Church of the Nazarene, 2254 S. Dye Rd., is for Precincts 1,2,3,4 and 10. • VFW Post 3087, 4138 Corunna Rd., is for Precincts 6 and 11. • Our Lady of Lebanon, 4133 Calkins Rd., […]

MTA’s Rides for Wellness program continues to expand

GENESEE COUNTY — Getting to the doctor has become an easier task for many locals, thanks to the Mass Transportation Authority’s Rides to Wellness program. Since its launch in September 2016, the MTA’s medical transportation service has helped Flint and Genesee County residents get a ride to their medical appointments. Now in its second year, the program is showing signs […]

Annual pig roast

The Flint Township Senior Citizen Center, 2071 S. Graham Rd., held its annual pig roast, Oct. 20. There was a pulled pork dinner with fixings and desserts. There was also live entertainment and a silent auction was held.

Township seeing boon in new businesses, expansions

FLINT TWP. — The Township is enjoying a period of economic development which brought new commercial investment to the sum of $4.89 million in 2017. Tracey Tucker, Economic Development Enhancement director for Flint Township, recently told the West Flint Business Association the township’s total value of additions and alterations by commercial investors was more than $7.862 million. “This is a […]

Little Monsters Halloween Bash coming to GVC

FLINT TWP. — It promises to be a day of frights, fun and trick of treating at the Little Monsters Halloween Bash at Genesee Valley Center, Oct. 27. The spooky Halloween event is the combined efforts of Genesee County 911, the Genesee District Library, Genesee Valley Center and Flint Township’s Downtown Development Authority. The Genesee County 911 will hold a […]

Sergeant earns promotion to fire captain

FLINT TWP. — After 23 years as a full-time firefighter, Dan Kelly has been promoted to the rank of captain. Kelly, formerly a sergeant with the Flint Township Fire Department, was sworn in as captain at the Flint Township Board of Trustees meeting, Oct. 15. A Flushing High School graduate, who attended Northern Michigan University and Lake Superior State University, […]

Board approves 2019 budget

FLINT TWP. — The Board of Trustees approved an $11,353,299 budget for the 2019 fiscal year, at its Oct. 15 meeting. The budget approval includes a $3,433,270 general fund balance. Supervisor Karyn Miller said the budget shows public safety is the township’s highest amount of spending, at $4,694,007, and another $1,107,349 for the fire department. These budget line items reflect […]

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