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Fire dept. budget amendment headed to closed session

FLINT TWP. — It’s back to behind closed doors for the township Board of Trustees to make another decision about fire department business. Presented at its meeting last week with a proposal to amend the fire department’s 2012 budget, the board voted 5-2 to table the decision and schedule a closed session with its attorney to discuss it. With trustees […]

Cavaliers win final Big Nine title

FLINT — The Cavaliers were coming off of an emotional win last Friday when they captured the last Big Nine title with a 58-55 victory over Davison to finish 6-0 in league play. On Tuesday, the Cavs hosted Utica Eisenhower and struggled on offense en route to a 43-32 loss. Eisenhower led, 11-9, after one quarter and stretched its lead […]

Road commission director discusses transportation issues

FLINT TWP. — In his “annual pilgrimage” to talk road work to the township board last week, Genesee County Road Commission Director John Daly delivered the disappointing news that legislation signed that day by Gov. Rick Snyder will allow the dissolution of county road commissions. The township board was one of many municipalities that adopted a resolution in recent months […]

Lady Cavs’ season draws to an end

OWOSSO— Carman-Ainsworth’s girls’ basketball season came to its conclusion on Monday at Owosso High School. In the opening round of districts, the Cavaliers drew future Saginaw Valley Conference rival Saginaw. In one of the higher scoring affairs of the season, the Lady Cavs fell just short against the Trojans, 83-70. Saginaw broke out to a 22-15 lead early on, and […]

HMC unveils new state-of-the-art emergency dept. expansion project

FLINT TWP. — A newly expanded emergency department at Hurley Medical Center will offer twice the size of the previous facility when it officially opens to the public at 5 a.m. on March 4. Hurley provided a sneak peak at the new Paul F. Reinhart Emergency Trauma Center in a special ceremony Friday, attended by media, elected officials and community […]

Weissend grappling for title

AUBURN HILLS — Jake Weissend has one last chance to pin down a state wrestling championship, starting today. The Carman-Ainsworth senior is competing at 145 pounds in the Div. 1 individual state finals at The Palace of Auburn Hills. He needs four consecutive wins over the next three days to earn the coveted prize. Weissend, 54-0 this season, will begin […]

List of 2012 road improvements approved

FLINT TWP. — Township Trustee George Menoutes wasn’t happy to hear a bumpy patch of Calkins Road was not included in proposed road improvements in the township this year ,but joined unanimous approval of a 2012 Road Improvements Projects plan last week, as recommended by the township Road Advisory Committee. Advisory Board members David Arceo, Dave Huffman and Ken Grover […]

Uncharted waters

When the high school hockey season started back in November, there were more questions than answers. In leagues previously filled with standalone programs, this time around, most were co-op squads. That put the Big Nine with three and the Metro League with four teams vying for the league bragging rights. Lapeer High Schools became the new name of the merged […]