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McLaren fundraiser helps build hospitality house

FLINT TWP. — The Love Boat set sail on a “Cruise for a Cause” last weekend. Art Van furniture store on Miller Road hosted the gala party as a benefit for McLaren’s soon-to-open Hospitality House. Currently under construction on Beecher Road at a cost of $8 million, the Hospitality House will provide a place to stay for cancer patients being […]

In brief

Ennis Center for Children celebrates Foster Care Month FLINT — Every day, some 513,000 children and youth are living in foster care because their own parents can’t take care of them. The needs of these children, who need a stable and secure home until they can either return to their parents or establish a lifelong connection to a nurturing adult, […]

C-A staff gets intruder training

FLINT TWP. — When a crazed gunman shot his way into an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut last December — killing 26 innocent people including 20 6- and 7-year-olds — it shattered beliefs that little children are safe from such senseless violence. Last week, the entire staff from all four of Carman- Ainsworth’s elementary school buildings spent part of a […]

Mott Community College’s 2013 commencement ceremony is May 4

FLINT — More than 500 graduating students from Mott Community College are expected to show up at Flint’s Perani Arena, May 4, to accept their degrees in person at the college’s 2013 commencement ceremony. The ceremony begins at 2 p.m. Approximately 1,400 students at MCC are eligible to graduate this year. (Eligible means the students have completed or are within […]

C-AHS student earns Eagle Scout rank

FLINT TWP. — Haywood James Petty, a 10th-grade student at Carman- Ainsworth High School, has earned his Boy Scout Eagle Rank and will be honored in a special ceremony at 4 p.m. May 11, at the Flushing Valley Country Club. The public is welcome to attend. Petty, 15, is a member of Troop #174. With help from other troop members, […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present a very special, rare acoustic performance by Saving Abel, with special guests the Art of Dying and Black Light District, on May 3. Tickets are $20 in advance. Total Mayhem presents Kaleido, Ghosts of August, Givensix and Fall Prey, May 4. This is […]

Longtime diner closes


In brief

Don’t forget to vote Tues. on school proposals FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth residents are asked to vote on three ballot proposals: • Renewal of existing 18 mill Non- Homestead Millage (10 years) • Renewal of the existing .5 mill Building and Site Sinking Fund (10 years) • Increase (additional) .5 mill Building and Site Sinking Fund (10 years) The 18 […]

Sudoku Solutions

Fill in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3×3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. You can’t change the digits already provided in the grid. Every puzzle has just one correct solution.