2013-02-21

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Board OKs purchase of 5 new police vehicles




FLINT TWP. — Last year, the police department snagged a deal on the purchase of new patrol vehicles but is looking at a big price increase this year. At its Tuesday night meeting, the board approved a request from Police Chief George Sippert to buy four new vehicles at a cost of $111,488. The funds are included in the 2013 […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present David Allan Coe, with special guests Gunnar and The Grizzly Boys and Bullhonkey Deluxe, Feb. 22. Tickets are $25 in advance. Avatar, with special guests Crackjaw and From This Day Forward will perform Feb. 23. This is a low dough concert. […]

MEAP math, reading scores up for some C-A students




FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth students showed improvement in 11 areas on MEAP scores released last week, said Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff, in a statement. The Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) is an annual test that measures students’ proficiency in reading, writing, math and social studies in grades 3 through 9. Reading and mathematics tests are done in grades 3 through […]

Lady Cavs head for hoops districts




DAVISON — The numbers say Carman-Ainsworth doesn’t have a chance to win the Class A district girls’ basketball tournament next week at Davison. The Lady Cavs think otherwise. They know they’ll have to beat long odds to get past the host Cardinals and win the district title. The Cavs have been soundly defeated by Davison twice this season, 61-33 on […]

Workshop planned to look at shared services proposal




FLINT TWP. — Public comment will be taken after a Shared Services Informational Workshop at 6 p.m. on Feb 25, at the township hall’s Lavelle Auditorium, 1490 S. Dye Road. The purpose is to explore the possibility of merging the township’s building department with those in Swartz Creek and Mundy Township, said Township Supervisor Karyn Miller. The merger was one […]

Raiders’ gain momentum as playoffs approach




FLINT TOWNSHIP — It’s been a roller coaster ride for the Flushing/ Carman-Ainsworth co-op hockey team this season. The ups and downs have helped to build character as a squad, as they seem to be surging and getting healthy at the right time. Saturday’s 5-2 win after falling behind, 2-0, was evidence of just that. “I think it helps (their […]


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