2010-08-12

Construction begins on Swedish Biogas International Plant




FLINT TWP. — Swedish Biogas International broke ground Aug. 9 on its biogas facility, located at the City of Flint Wastewater Treatment Plant. Flint Township Supervisor Karyn Miller, Clerk Kim Courts, Trustee Franklin Kasle and other representatives from the township were on hand for a press conference announcing the start of construction, along with Swedish Biogas International CEO Tom Guise, […]

Concerts at The Machine Shop



FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will feature Dope with Bang Tango, Team Cybergeist and Fashion Bomb at 7 p.m. on Aug. 13. Price is $12 in advance. On Aug. 14 is the Indie Grace Showcase at 7 p.m. On Aug. 18 is Volbeat with The Sleeping Dommin. Tickets are $15 in advance. For tickets to […]

Grab the flag



FLINT — Flag football hits the gridrion at Randels Elementary Aug. 16-19 at the following times: K-2 from 4-5 p.m., grades 3-4 5-6 p.m. and grades 5-6 from 6-7 p.m. All camps are designed to teach the fundamentals of each sport while enhancing skills kids may already have. Cost is $20 per session. Details: 810-591-3600. — L.P.

OUTDOOR CALENDAR



AUG. 13 14th Annual Tall Pine Council Sporting Clays Tournament. Hunter’s Creek Club, 675 E. Sutton Rd., Metamora. $180 per person or $900 per squad. Squads can be five men, five women or mixed. Plan your own or be placed on a squad. Each gets 70 bird shoot (20 or 12 gauge included), lunch, wild game dinner, auction, goodie bag […]

VIEW Partnering with WEYI



VIEW Newspaper Group and NBC25–Flint are coming together to provide expanded coverage of events in our audience areas. Our readership will be able to access real time weather reports on our web site at www.mihomepaper.com, including live radar and the weather garden, and our print editions will carry weekly weather reports. We will be providing video on our web site […]

Country-western, rock and roll fun at Wild Spurs



GRAND BLANC — Wild Spurs, part of The Jewel Entertainment Complex, at 5270 Perry Rd., features live bands Friday and Saturday nights. Friday nights are country music and Saturday’s are rock and roll. Upcoming bands include: Voodoo Honey, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. Details: Call 810-694-5960 or visit www.jewelgolf.com. — G.G.

Youth football league set to begin season



FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth Youth Football and Cheerleading League is about to begin its season. First practices are Monday, Aug. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School. The season starts Sept. 11 and runs through Oct. 23. The complete season schedule will be available two days before the first games in September through the Mid- Michigan Rural Football League. […]

Letters to the editor

Pelio School of Dance takes top honors in “A Taste of Market Day”

FLINT — Pelio School of Dance, 6255 Torrey Rd., recently garnered top sales nationally for the 2009 school year for Market Day Corporation, naming the dance school the winner in the “A Taste of Market Day” fundraiser. The funds garnered through the school’s participation in the fundraiser were used to offset production costs for dance families, and many students from […]

Township board votes to accept water supply rate increase




FLINT TWP. – The Flint Township Board of Trustees voted 5-2 in favor of the water supply rate increase from the Genesee County Drain Commissioner’s Office, with Trustees Belenda Parker and Barb Vert dissenting. The new rate reflects an increase of $1.53 per 1,000 cubic feet of water used. John O’Brien, director of water and waste services, said that every […]

Harp Care, Tuning Workshop



FLINT — Come learn the basics of harp maintenance and care with FSPA harp instructor Brittany DeYoung, Aug. 25, at 10 a.m.- noon. She will cover a wide range of topics including a brief history of the harp, how to clean and care for your harp, and much more. $25 per individual or per student/parent combination. Call 810-238- 1350, ext. […]