2011-12-29

Improving energy efficiency tops wish list when remodeling home



Homeowners concerned about high energy bills have put energy conservation home improvements at the top of their must-do list this year. They are looking for green living upgrades that save money without sacrificing space or style. Because heating costs are typically one of the highest and most variable home expenses, homeowners are considering energy-efficient zone heating options when embarking on […]

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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 TUESDAY, JAN. 14, 2012 An Actor’s Showcase, Davison High School Drama, Thespian Society, and Davison’s own Actors’ Workshops will be doing a caberet […]

Improving ACT scores goal of CA workshop



FLINT TWP. — Besides being an active teenager and a student representative on the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education, junior Whitney Reynolds probably has more than enough extracurricular activities to occupy her time. But that didn’t stop her from signing up for the after-school ACT Success Prep Workshop being offered to juniors this year to help them ace the ACT next […]

Raiders dismantle Linden-Lake Fenton



FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing hockey team has been turning heads all season, and defeating teams they were expected to fall to. The Raiders continued rolling on Dec. 21, defeating Linden/Lake Fenton, 8-0, at Iceland Arenas. Scoring two in the first, five in the second and one in the third, the Raiders retained control throughout the duration of the […]

A year in review of major happenings



FLINT TWP. — Looking back at news coverage this year, The Flint Township View delivered stories about opening a casino, regulating medical marijuana use, building a recreational trail, the closing of a major bookstore, three family homicides and much more. Read on to review some of the highlights. The year began with a new garbage collection service by Richfield Management […]

Carr, Chiefs fall to Raiders in overtime



KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Carman-Ainsworth graduate Brandon Carr and his Kansas City Chiefs are currently 6-9 overall, which has them sitting in last place in the four-team American Football Conference-West, behind the 8-7 Denver Broncos, 8-7 Oakland Raiders, and the 7-8 San Diego Chargers. The Chiefs looked as if they might keep themselves in the divisional race after knocking off the […]

Dance floor approved for Bar Louie



FLINT TWP. — Dining room space at Bar Louie could be getting tighter in coming months but the fun on tap will get broader. Entertainment and dance permits recently granted to the business by the township Board of Trustees will allow it to use part of its dining room floor for dancing and entertainment. The upscale bar and grill located […]

Bull riding makes stop in Motor City



DETROIT — The “Toughest Sport on Earth” comes to Detroit for the first time as the Top 40 bull riders and the fiercest bucking bulls in the world will compete at Ford Field Saturday, March 10, 2012 for the Detroit Invitational Championship. The total purse of more than $100,000, including $30,000 to the winner is up for grabs. Points and […]

More than 200 Michigan-based branch locations collecting gently-used phones



GENESEE COUNTY — In support of deployed military men and women, 231 Bank of America branch locations will collect gently-used mobile phones to benefit national charity Cell Phones for Soldiers Inc. Funds raised from donated devices will allow Cell Phones for Soldiers to bridge the communication gap for Michigan-based military families during deployments with free calling cards, allowing loved ones […]


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