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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present its Halloween Freakshow, featuring Astro Creep as White Zombie and The Kissfits, as KISS playing the music of The MIsfits, on Oct. 26. Tickets are $5 in advance. Indie-Grace presents The Gathering featuring The Kissfits, with special guests Avenue Sky, Mothra, […]


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Board: garbage collection not interrupted by bankruptcy

FLINT TWP. — Despite assurances of uninterrupted garbage collection while Richfield Management LLC and affiliates are under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, one trustee wants a legal opinion. At the Oct. 15 board meeting, board trustee Frank Kasle referenced information provided to the board about the bankruptcy and asked Township Supervisor Karyn Miller to consult with township’s attorneys. Kasle said he […]

Kenny Wayne Shepherd to play at the Whiting

BURTON — Kenny Wayne Shepherd, the “young blues guitarist”, is gearing up for a live jam session at the Whiting auditorium, Nov. 3. Shepherd is set to perform songs from his new album “How I Go.” The album is said to pair Shepherd’s “deeply soulful and impassioned” take on classic material from artists like Bessie Smith, Albert King and the […]

Township Board set to approve 2013 budget

FLINT TWP. — The township board has scheduled a special meeting Monday night to approve its proposed 2013 budget. It follows a public hearing held on Oct. 15 to take comments from residents about the $10.87 million budget which exceeds revenues by about $1.1 million. The difference will be made up from a projected fund balance of about $4,7 million. […]

McLaren Flint: No pharmacy products bought at N.E. Compounding Center

FLINT — With national attention focused on the rise of fungal meningitis cases associated with tainted steroid injections, McLaren Flint is assuring patients it has not purchased or used any of the products that have been recalled or linked to these incidents nor has the McLaren Flint medical center ever done business with the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in […]

Candidates square off in Nov. 6 election

GENESEE COUNTY — Voters will go to the polls Nov. 6 to decide several political races. Voters in Flint Township will be asked to decide who will succeed long-time 5th Congressional District Rep. Dale Kildee, who will represent them in the State House of Representatives as well as local township, county and school board races. Here are the candidates on […]