Road funding in years ahead

Letters to the editor

On Nov. 10, 2015 Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law a comprehensive package of new Michigan road-funding bills. While it is good to finally see the Legislature taking action on this important issue and while the comprehensive package may eventually increase road funding to acceptable levels, this transportation infrastructure funding package may eventually increase road funding to acceptable levels, this […]


GM Delivers Most Segment Awards in Dependability Study

For the second consecutive year, General Motors’ brands deliver the most segment awards in the J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study. “GM’s customer-centric focus on quality and dependability is yielding results for our customers,” said Jeff Wrona, General Motors executive director, Global Quality. “These awards reflect our ongoing commitment to delivering the industry’s best ownership experience.” The 2016 study tracks 2013 […]

Feel the power

I t was about 2:30 in the afternoon last Wednesday, and suddenly the fan stopped spinning. The TV went dark, the satellite receiver stopped whirring away. From the other room, I could hear a thump as the subwoofer attached to my desktop computer shut down. Nothing provokes prayer like a sudden blackout. Oh please, Lord, don’t let the power be […]

Democratic presidential hopefuls talk jobs, education, crime in debate in Flint

FLINT – Cheryl Brisendine-Pavkovich says she wants a Democratic presidential candidate who “feels the same anger and frustration I do when I see the middle class being told ‘we all have to share the sacrifice.’” It was with that fire and resolve that the Gaines Township woman listened to the debate between Democratic presidential hopefuls Sunday. The exchange involving former Secretary […]

Chipotle opening getting closer

FLINT TWP. — A firm opening date is not yet set for the new Chipotle Mexican Grill, 4487 Miller Road, but it is slated to open in late March or early April, according to Chris Arnold, communications director for the Colorado-based national chain. A year has passed since plans were announced to build the restaurant adjacent to Eyeglass World and […]

2016-03-03 E-Edition

Capitol Coney to host Chamber ‘Lunch Is On Us’

FLINT TWP. — A wall mural by local artists will be unveiled when Capitol Coney Island, 4021 Van Slyke Road, Flint, Michigan hosts the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce for their monthly ‘Lunch Is On Us’ event, from noon to 1`:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9. Owners Nick and Anastasia Pirkovic, along with the Capitol Coney Island team invite […]