Township awards bids for maintenance issues

FLINT TWP. — The Township Board of Trustees approved awarding bids for snow plowing of township properties, cutting of noxious weeds and lawn maintenance of township properties at its Jan. 24 meeting. The board agreed for the township to enter a contractual agreement with Fick Excavating, Inc. of Swartz Creek for the snow plowing of township properties. Three companies submitted […]

PD getting new vehicles through JAG

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Police Department will soon have three replacement police vehicles after the Township Board of Trustees approved the purchase of the vehicles at its Jan. 24 meeting. Chief of Police George Sippert presented the agenda item, saying the three vehicles will be marked patrol units to be used by uniformed personnel. Sippert requested three 2010 […]

Area seniors will compete for top prizes in 33rd Senior Winter Games

GENESEE COUNTY — The 33rd Annual Senior Winter Games will kick off Feb. 7 at local senior centers around Genesee County. The SWG, which runs Feb. 7-23, features a variety of competition categories, including Pie Eating at 1 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Burton Senior Center; Scrabble at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 11 at the Swartz Creek Area Senior Center; Beachball […]

C-A parents will soon be seeing STARS

New program offers a different way to gauge success

FLINT TWP. — Coming home with report cards in about two weeks will be results of a school improvement initiative to give parents of Carman- Ainsworth students another measurement of their child’s academic progress so far this year. Implemented this school year, the STAR Assessment screening in reading and math is given in the Fall, Winter and Spring to students […]

Township sets public hearing on issuance of industrial facilities exemption certificate

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing regarding the issuance of an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at its regular board meeting. The board touched on the topic at its Jan. 24 meeting, which focuses on the establishment of an Industrial Development District of property, known as Cooper Commercial Group […]

Kettering announces graduate school fair

FLINT — Kettering University’s Student Alumni Council hosts the 2 nd Annual Graduate School Fair for A-section students from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Great Court at Kettering. At the fair, prospective graduate students will have the chance to visit representatives from more than two dozen local and national graduate schools. So far, the participating schools include Baker […]

GISD principal receives 2010 regional honors

FLINT TWP. — The Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association (MEMSPA) recently selected Jennifer Lee, Principal of Genesee Intermediate School District’s Early Childhood Programs and Services, to receive the 2010 Regional Honors award. Lee accepted the award at the MEMSPA 85th Annual State Conference. Teachers, administrators and school board members were on hand to celebrate the prestigious award. As […]

Flint Township closing for President’s Day Feb. 22

FLINT TWP. — In observance of President’s Day, Flint Township Municipal Hall, 1490 S. Dye Rd., will be closed on Feb. 21. Along with the closing, the Board of Trustees meeting has been changed to Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. For more information or to contact the township, call 810-732-1350 or visit www.flinttownship.org. — Natalie Blythe

Adult, community ed offerings

FLINT TWP. — Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth (BCA) Adult and Community Education recently released its course list of offerings for winter and spring 2011. BCA offers a variety of adult programs, including special interest and fitness classes, along with adult education courses such as high school completion and youth programs, including early childhood and summer programs. Individuals interested any programs can register online […]