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Township hopes to work with Baker College to find occupant for campus



FLINT TWP. — Baker College will leave its Flint Township Campus in 2020, following an announcement last week the college is consolidating its campuses statewide. Baker College Flint will consolidate with Baker’s Owosso operations and consolidate its Southeast Michigan operations into a new, state-of-the art, flagship campus in Metro Detroit, according to a statement released by Baker, Jan. 10. The […]

Board members sworn in, officers named

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education’s first official act of business for the new year was the swearing in of Board Members. The Oath of Office was administered at the Jan. 8, Board of Education meeting to Gloria Nealy and Gary Cousins for sixyear terms ending Dec. 31, 2024; Crystal Dahl for a partial term ending Dec. 31, […]

View Newspaper Group acquires Tri-County Times



LAPEER COUNTY —View Newspaper Group is proud to announce the acquisition of the award-winning Tri-County Times in Fenton, Mich. The sale was completed Jan. 1. Founded in 2003 by Rick Burrough, View Newspaper Group includes 17 community newspapers and a staff totaling 95, covering Lapeer, Sanilac, Huron, Saginaw, Shiawassee, Genesee, Oakland and Livingston counties. “We’ve known and worked with the […]

Township offices open on President’s Day, board meeting rescheduled



FLINT TWP. — After the board voted to keep township offices open on Feb. 18, President’s Day, following an agreement with the clerical union, it still voted to leave its board meeting moved to Feb. 19. In the original township calendar for 2019, the Board of Trustees decided to close the offices on Feb. 18 for President’s Day. But that […]

Got a brandnew bag!


Children ages 8-14 were able to hang out at the McCarty Public Library in Flint Township, Jan. 5 and enjoy coloring and decorating their own paper tote bag.

A look back at the headlines from 2018

FLINT TWP. — The past year saw the retirement of a police chief, the proposal of a namechange for the community and the announcement of a national restaurant chain planning to open an outlet in the township in 2019. Here’s a look back at those and other headlines from the Flint Township View in 2018: January • C-A robotics team […]

Optimists treat MSD students to breakfast with Santa



CLAYTON TOWNSHIP — Santa loves all children, but a special group of youngsters brought tears to the big guy’s eyes last week. For more than 30 years, the West Flint Optimist Club has hosted breakfast with Santa for youngsters who attend the Michigan School for the Deaf. On Dec. 20, 38 children had the chance to meet Santa and communicate […]

Buckham Gallery moving to new home



FLINT — When the Buckham Gallery first opened in 1984, its founders weren’t sure it would be open more than a year. Now, 34 years later, the gallery is moving from its original home at 134 ½ W. Second St. to its new, ground-level digs across the street at 600 S. Saginaw St. #103. Lynn Penning, gallery director, said the […]

Cavaliers off to strong start

Carman-Ainsworth’s Aaliyah McQueen is heavily guarded by Davison’s Ellary Darling. The Cavaliers are off to a great start this season sitting at 4-0 Saginaw Valley League, 4-2 overall. — L.P.

Drone operators clash with county park’s policy



GENESEE COUNTY — Drone operators in the area are concerned about the Genesee County parks policy of restricting the areas in which the unmanned vehicles can be operated in the parks and one person spoke to the parks board at a recent meeting. Drone operator and photographer Joel Muxlow said he understands their fears but believes state law preempts park […]


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