Mid-East Festival this weekend

FLINT TWP. — More than 10,000 people are expected to attend the annual Mid- East Festival hosted by Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Church which starts Friday and continues through Sunday. For the fifth consecutive year, the colorful sights and sounds of Middle Eastern culture will be shared with the public during the three-day celebration held on the grounds of […]

Tunes at Noon is back in downtown Flint

FLINT — Write it on your calendar, put a reminder on your smartphone, you have a standing lunch date from 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. for the next six weeks at the University Pavilion in downtown Flint. That’s because the popular Tunes at Noon Festival is back and with free, highcaliber, low-calorie entertainment! The festival, which is presented by the University of […]

In brief

Burton resident receives MCC family award BURTON — Aaron Meehling, a Mott Community College student from Burton, was recently honored at the MCC 2012 Student Writing Awards program. Meehling is the recipient of the 2012 Bommarito Family Outstanding Student Award. The Bommarito Award is given to a student in the developmental writing program who mirrors the qualities exemplified by beloved […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Dope, July 12, with special guests Ballz Deluxe, Crackjaw and XFactor 1. Tickets are $15 in advance. Whitey Morgan and the 78s, with special guests Doop & the Inside Outlaws, will perform July 13. Tickets are $10 in advance. The Theory […]

Township board to consider stricter fireworks ordinance

FLINT TWP. — Relief may soon be on the way for residents who have endured weeks of their inconsiderate neighbors shooting off fireworks at all hours of the night. After hearing numerous complaints in recent weeks, the township board discussed the problem at its July 2 meeting and now will consider following the lead of other municipalities that have banned […]


New voter cards have been mailed

GENESEE COUNTY — New voter registration cards for all registered voters in the township were mailed out last week by the township’s clerk’s office. New cards were necessary because of redistricting precinct changes and to better serve voters’ needs for handicapped accessibility, ample parking, adequate space and limited disruption of daily operations at polling sites. Voting sites have changed for […]


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Soberfest celebration coming this weekend

FLINT TWP. — Expect traffic slow downs in the vicinity of Torrey and Maple roads on Sunday morning to accommodate a 5k walk to promote sobriety. For the 13th year, the Greater Flint Project Vox will hold its annual Walk for Recovery. The event is attended each year by many people from Flint and surrounding communities to celebrate recovery from […]