Police Officer recognized for life-saving action

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police Officer Nicholas Sabo is credited with saving the life of a suicidal Flint man threatening to leap off an overpass bridge on to the I-75 freeway during an incident in March. For his actions, Sabo has been awarded the Medal of Meritorious Service, presented by Police Chief George Sippert at the township board meeting […]


Treasurer’s election not settled yet

FLINT TWP.  —  Donald Thompson, who was a candidate for township treasurer in the Aug. 7 primary, has filed a petition for a recount. In final balloting, Thompson trailed Marsha Binelli by only 24 votes. He received 1,285 votes, 39.9 percent, compared to Binelli’s 1,309 votes, 40.7 percent.   Nathaniel Olivo, a third candidate, trailed with 605 votes, 18 percent. […]

Water bill rate increase approved

FLINT TWP. — Township residents who use public water will see an average $2-a-month increase in their water bill, effective Sept. 2. At its Monday night meeting, the township board reluctantly approved a passthrough rate increase of 22 cents per 100 cubic feet of metered water usage. The rate reflects an increase in rates for 2012-13 approved by the City […]


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Five students inducted into CAHS Academic Hall of Fame

FLINT TWP. — In their final achievement as Carman-High School scholars, five 2012 graduates were inducted into the Academic Hall of Fame in a special recognition at the school board meeting Tuesday night. The annual honor is bestowed on a select few graduating students based on a formula calculated from weighted ACT test scores, grade point averages, advance placement courses […]


In brief

Township seeking flood compensation grant FLINT TWP. — Hoping to recoup some of the costs caused by severe flooding in early May, the township board has passed a resolution seeking a State Disaster Contingency Fund Grant. Supervisor Karyn Miller said the one-time grant of up to $30,000 would be used to offset the financial hardship caused by clean-up costs and […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Rock Star, an 80s Hair Band tribute concert, Aug. 25 . This is a low dough concert. Surviving Justin, the official CD release concert, with special guest Mandi Lane, will take place Aug. 31. This is a low dough concert. Ventana, […]