2012-04-12

In brief



Fly tiers to hold class FLINT — The Greater Flint Muddler Minnows, a nonprofit club for fly tiers in and around Genesee County, will hold a fly tying class April 23, 30 and May 7. The class will be held at Blackstones Pub and Grill, 531 S. Saginaw St. in downtown Flint from 6-8 p.m. on class dates. Attendees will […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Trapt with special guests Candlelight Red, Ballz Deluxe and Spiral Crush on April 13. Tickets are $20 in advance. Toolology featuring Autumn Coma and Russell Wayne with special guests OVACiiR, Easy Vibe and Mama Sol & The N.U.T.S. perform on April […]

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Township signs up with alternative gas, electric provider




FLINT TWP. — With an eye to cutting energy costs, the township board has joined a growing list of businesses and residents switching from Consumers Energy Co. to an alternative natural gas and electricity provider. In a 4-2 vote last week, the board made the change after a presentation from Thomas F. Maher, president and founder of Consumer Energy Options […]

Lady Cavs edged by Lapeer East in soccer




LAPEER — A cold, windy day that included snow flurries did not deter the Carman- Ainsworth girls’ soccer team as it went headto head with Lapeer East on Tuesday at Lapeer East. East edged out Carman- Ainsworth, 2-1, but the contest was a battle from start to finish. Monica Townsend scored Carman- Ainsworth’s lone goal assisted by Jordan Marsh in […]

Grass, weed contracts conditionally approved




FLINT TWP. — To cut costs, some township board members balked at renewing contracts for grass and weed cutting services this year. At its April 2 meeting, the board consideredaalawnmaintenance contract with Michigan DPW of Flushing and a separate contract for weed control provided by Mike’s Lawn Service on Bristol Road. The DPW contract renewal added seven new work areas […]

Best behavior



ONLINE — In the Role of the Parent in Sports, a free online course offered by the Michigan High School Athletic Association, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has provided information and resources to help educate parents on the importance of proper behavior by parents in school sports and the role they must play to ensure that […]