In brief

Grand Blanc — Come on down! for Price is Right GRAND BLANC — The Price is Right gameshow will be at Del Webb Grand Reserve, Aug. 21, from 1-5 p.m. The contestant search is open to U.S. legal residents ages 18 and up, each applicant will be videotaped by WWJ-TV and will get 30 seconds to explain why they want […]

Medical marijuana zoning ordinance passes 5-2

FLINT TWP. — A Medical Marijuana zoning ordinance is now on the books in Flint Township. After months of discussion, three moratorium extensions and one last try at postponement, the Board of Trustees adopted the ordinance amendment 5-2 at its Monday night meeting. The controversial ordinance amendment passed first reading back in March but has been delayed by concerns about […]

CALENDAR of events

Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendargbv@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. ART/THEATRE THURSDAY-SUNDAY, SEPT. 22-SEPT. 25 Animals Out of Paper, a play about three origami artists, at the UM-Flint Black Box Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley […]

Firefighters picket the municipal hall to protest fire service

FLINT TWP. — Firefighters protesting potential layoffs and cutbacks to fire services picketed outside the township municipal hall before the township board meeting Monday night. About 25 firefighters and their supporters passed out fliers on the street then aired their grievances during the public comment portion of the board meeting. “Despite a $3.6 million fund balance, the township board is […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Polkadot Cadaver with special guests Downtown Brown, Massakren and A Sleepless Malice, Aug. 19. This is a low dough concert. The Rockstar ’80s Hairband Tribute Concert will take place Aug. 20. This is a low dough concert. The Art of Dying […]

Liquor license being sought by restaurant to boost business

FLINT TWP. — Diners wanting a glass of wine to go with their kebabs and falafels at Taboon Middle Eastern Restaurant soon may get their wish. The township board of trustees recently gave its approval to a request to transfer a Class C liquor license to Taboon, 3393 S. Linden Rd., from Laredo Steakhouse, G-2324 S. Ballenger. The application also […]

Lady Cavs ‘Tune up’ for golf season

LAPEER — Carman-Ainsworth will jump right into the fire to start the girls’ golf season Friday. The Lady Cavaliers are entered in the 24-team Lapeer Tuneup at Lapeer Country Club. Another strong field is expected for the fifth annual tournament. These days, it’s almost unavoidable. Girls’ golf has grown so much since it became a Michigan High School Athletic Association […]

Bikes on the Bricks motorcycles parade through Flint Township on 40-mile ride

FLINT TWP. — If the spectacle and sport of the Back to the Bricks annual car show leaves you revved up for more, come on back next month for the Bikes on the Bricks motorcycle festival, organized by the Flint Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Board of Trustees has given the green light for township roads to be used […]

Sports Shorts

Softball tryouts on the offering RICHFIELD — The Richfield Renegades 16U travel softball team concluded its season over the past two weekends with a third-place finish at the Alpena Thunderstruck tournament and another third-place finish at the Richfield Renegades tournament. This was the first season for the Renegades and they finished thge season at 19-16. The team will be holding […]