C-A parents start Positive Parents Network

FLINT — Parents of Carman- Ainsworth students in grades 8-12 are invited to the next meeting of the Positive Parents Network, at 6 p.m. April 14 in the Media Room at the high school. Formed in January, with support and encouragement from the high school principal and assistant principal, the group’s purpose is to network with all parents to help […]

The Whiting to bring ‘Fahrenheit 451’ to life

FLINT — Based on the dramatic novel by Ray Bradbury, The Whiting presents Fahrenheit 451 on April 26 at 7 p.m. and April 30 at 7 p.m. This classic American novel presents a frightening vision of the future where firemen don’t put out fires — they start them in order to burn books. The show features 60 minutes of performance […]

Deer bait ban up for discussion

AREAWIDE — Today, April 7, is a day deer and bear hunting stakeholders may want to circle on the calendar, as the Natural Resources Commission opens up public comment sessions at its annual meeting. The two main topics of discussion— prior to the group’s Committee on the Whole meeting— will include the ongoing debate over the threeyear long ban on […]

Great Island Fiddlers from Ireland with the CA School String Players

FLINT — The Flint School of Performing Arts and the Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra will host the Great Island Fiddlers in an exciting concert, April 20 at 7 p.m. The Carman-Ainsworth School String Players will also be featured. This performance will include several popular favorites as well as new pieces that local audiences may hear for the first time: Traditional […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Asking Alexandria with Chiodos, Lower Than Atlantis and It Lies Within on April 8. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance. Cold and Egypt Central will headline on April 9 with Kopek and Oceans Divide. Tickets are $18 […]

News Briefs

Supervisor reports declining population FLINT TWP. — Supervisor Karyn Miller informed the Board of Trustees at its Monday night meeting that the township population has dropped about 2,500 people to 31,929, according to data released from the 2010 Census Count. — R.S. Kroger gets OK for canopy FLINT TWP. — The Board of Trustees approved a request from the Kroger […]


Old Newsboys to partner with Genesee County Fair FLINT— The Old Newsboys of Flint are partnering with the Genesee County Fair to encourage family fun for a good cause. The Genesee County Fair, running Aug. 15–21, have made available their Genesee County Fun Fair Pass which provides admission to the Fair all week and premium seating to all Grand Stand […]

MCC Faculty Union announces endorsement

FLINT — The Mott Community College Education Association is pleased to announce its endorsement of Michael Freeman, Pamela Faris and Andy Everman for the MCC Board of Trustees. The election will be held on May 3. According to Paul Rozycki, Ed Pac Chair of the MCCEA, “The three endorsed candidates expressed a commitment to quality education and a concern for […]

Flint comic to hold annual Birthday Bash

FLINT — The 2nd Annual Bryan McCree Birthday Comedy Bash will be held April 23, at 8 p.m., at the Historic Masonic Temple — Downtown Flint. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door Vertigo Theatrics is hosting Bash, featuring the birthday boy himself Bryan McCree. McCree is a nationally known touring comedian that began the annual Bash […]

Longway Planetarium honored by NASA

FLINT — Longway Planetarium has been recognized by NASA for “… encourage( ing) science and technology education among visitors and throughout the community.” The Certificate of Appreciation was accompanied by a letter addressed to SloanLongway Director, Tim Shickles from Laura K. Lincoln, NASA Education Outreach Coordinator housed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) of the California Institute of Technology (CalTech). […]