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Tax help for seniors at the Senior Center FLINT TWP. — Tax help for senior citizens will return to the Flint Township Senior Center, 2071 S Graham Rd., just in the time for the 2018 tax season. Beginning Feb. 1 and every Friday through tax season, tax help will be available for senior citizens. Call the center at 810-732-6290 to […]

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New police signs for neighborhoods FLINT TWP. – There will soon be new signs placed throughout the neighborhoods of Flint Township identifying the township police department as the agency responsible for overseeing public safety. The new signs will be going up in neighborhoods, replacing the old signs that are 20 years or older. – G.G. Coffee with a Cop on […]

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Flushing Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet FLUSHING — The Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual Awards Banquet on Jan. 31 at the Signature Chophouse on East Pierson Rd. The Chamber will be bestowing honors upon several Flushing residents who have excelled in their service to the community. Award categories include Educator of the Year, City […]

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Board approves Genesee Metropolitan Alliance appointment FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees recently approved the appointment of the following representatives to the Genesee County Metropolitan Alliance; Elected Official – Supervisor Karyn Miller; Citizen Representative – John Whiteside; TAC – Mike Pifer; and, Alternate – Tracey Tucker. The board also authorized payment of dues in the amount of […]

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Used sports equipment drive GENESEE COUNTY — ER Sports and Leadership LLC, a Genesee County-based company, is holding a used sports equipment drive for school-aged children in need. They are looking for new or gently used gear, including balls, cleats, basketball shoes, helmets and tennis rackets. Donations will be accepted until tomorrow, Dec. 21, at Flushing High School and Smooth […]

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Mill Road Bridge winterization in Flint Township FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission will be winterizing the Mill Road Bridge project over the Flint River in Flint Township. The anticipated open to traffic date is June 1, as weather conditions allow. The GCRC was unable to complete this project in the fall of 2018 due to a month-long […]

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Board approves labor contract FLINT TWP. — After a closed session, Dec. 3, the Flint Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve a tentative agreement with the Local 214 Communication Operators. The contract was approved as presented. Treasurer Lisa Anderson said she was pleased with the negotiations. “They were a wonderful group to work with,” said Anderson. “They had […]

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Clerk says voter turnout was up for mid-term election FLINT TWP. — Township Clerk Kathy Funk said there was record voting turnout for the Nov. 6 general election. “There was about 60 percent average voter turnout in our precincts,” said Funk. “That’s unheard of in a mid-term election.” Funk said the township issued 4,138 absentee ballots issued, just shy by […]

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Cookie Walk BURTON — St. Nicholas Orthodox Church presents its cookie walk from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 8, at 2143 S. Center Road. Ethnic cookies and many other baked goods are offered. Cookies are sold at $8 per pound. Hot beverages will be available. Details: 810-744-0070. — G.G. Flushing Township to apply for kayak launch FLUSHING — The Flushing Township […]

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Enter to ‘Flip that Switch’ SWARTZ CREEK — The GFWC – Swartz Creek Women’s Club is sponsoring a random drawing to select the person who will “Flip That Switch” and light the community Christmas Tree at the 2nd annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony Nov. 30 in downtown Swartz Creek. To enter, submit name, age, telephone number, and email address […]


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