Board awards heating, cooling contract

FLINT TWP. — Acceptance of a contract with ATI Group of Flushing will bring all of the township’s building heating and cooling maintenance under one domain. In a 6-1 vote at its Oct. 15 meeting, the township board approved ATI’s bid of $1,030 annually to handle maintenance at five township buildings — the township hall, the senior citizens center and […]


Raising funds for statue

FLINT — ELGA Credit Union and Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy presented a check for $12,950 to Back to the Bricks founder Al Hatch at a press conference in downtown Flint at the Kearsley Street Lot, Oct. 24. The funds raised during the 2012 American Muscle Motorway event will enable the Bricks Automotive Pioneer State Fund to install the Walter P. Chrysler […]


Reports outlines progress of 2-1-1 call center

GENESEE COUNTY — Resource Genesee released an annual report to the community on the progress of its 2-1-1 call center on Oct. 30. By dialing 2-1-1, callers can receive confidential access to health and human service information and referrals 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The 2-1-1 service provides callers with help on such issues as food, housing, […]

Carman-Ainsworth plays host to Class A district

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth, 20-23 on the season, will be in the stands Tuesday watching to see who comes out alive in the district opener when Lapeer East, 6-2 Metro takes on Flint Kearsley, 3-5 Flint Metro. Thursday begins the Lady Cavs’ quest for district hardware when they take on Lapeer West, 7-1 Flint Metro, at 5 p.m. Davison gets […]

In brief

Santa Claus coming to town FLINT TWP. — Santa Claus will arrive at Genesee Valley Center at 6 p.m. on Nov. 9, presented by the Genesee District Library. The Flint Township Fire Department will escort Santa to the Outdoor Village where the Flint Festival Youth Chorus will be on hand to herald his arrival. Santa will then proceed inside for […]

Sparkling football season ends in playoff loss

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth couldn’t beat the same team twice this year and saw its best football season in over a decade come to a premature end last Friday with a 30-26 loss to Grand Blanc. The Cavaliers had won their season opener at Grand Blanc, 27-12, on Aug. 24, but couldn’t repeat the feat in a Div. 1 first-round […]

Police car purchase OK’d

FLINT TWP. — Township police officers are getting two new sets of wheels. The township board on Monday night approved the purchase of two of two 2013 Dodge Charger police vehicles at a cost of $49,704 — $24,852 each. They will replace two aging police cars currently in use, said Police Chief George Sippert. One has 184,899 miles on it […]

Cavs come up short in quest for state meet

UNIVERSITY CENTER — The Carman-Ainsworth cross country teams traveled to Delta College last Saturday for the regional meet and fell short in their bid to advance to the state meet. The Cavs’ boys team finished 12th out of 15 teams with 339 points. Grand Blanc won the race with 39 points, Traverse City Central was second with 67 and Saginaw […]