Flint Township Treasurer

Name: Marsha Binelli Age: 56 Hometown: Flushing Mi. Lives in Flint Township Family: Son Victor Binelli; Grandson Gabriel Binelli Occupation: Flint Township Treasurer, Director of Sewer & Water Department Political experience: Flint Township Deputy Supervisor, 2006-2008 Flint Township Treasurer, 2012 to present Education: Central Michigan University; MiCPT Michigan Certified Professional Treasurer Tell voters in less than 200 words what you […]


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Barons Motorcycle Club’s summer festival this weekend in Gaines

GAINES – It’s time again for the Barons Motorcycle Club’s annual Summerfest, two days of roaring fun in the streets of downtown Gaines. “It’s a great time, and it raises money for local charities,” said Baron Scott Griffin. The revelry begins with a pancake breakfast at 9 a.m. A craft show featuring hand-made items opens at 10 a.m. Saturday’s family-friendly […]

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Back to the Bricks

Tune-up party is August 8

FLINT TWP. — Ladies and Gentlemen, prepare to start your engines. The annual Back to the Bricks Tune-up Week of parties are set to start August 8 at three locations in Flint Township, followed by five more events elsewhere in Genesee County, August 9-13. Tune Up parties are week-long precursor events to rev up excitement for the main Back to […]

The Buick Club planning special cruise, meet-ups

FLINT TWP. — Buick City, the sprawling. 235-acre automobile manufacturing in northeast Flint, was the birthplace of many vintage Buicks. It closed in 1999 and for many has become a distant memory. But it lives on through the Buicktown Chapter of the Buick Club of America, that will be hosting several events during the upcoming Back to the Bricks car […]

Power out

With heat wave temperatures topping out at 97 degrees during the day and overnight lows around 79, hundreds of Consumer Power customers were without air conditioning or electricity due to a power outage on Friday July 22. Affected businesses included Panera Bread and Chipotle on Miller Road which posted signs on the door to let customers know they were closed […]

In brief

Find a new four-legged family member at Petfest GRAND BLANC — Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for adoption at Petfest 2016, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m-5 p.m. at Genesys Health Park, Pollock Road entrance. This free event will provide the opportunity for on-site adoptions. Participating organizations for Petfest 2016 include the Livingston County Animal Shelter, […]

C-A board sets school organization plans

FLINT TWP. — Karla Bell, a junior, has been chosen by the Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education to serve as its Student Representative for a two-year term that began July 1 and ends June 30, 2018. Two students – a junior and a senior, are selected to serve as non-voting members of the Board. Their selection is coordinated by the […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint on July 29 will feature Russell Wayne in Chain Staley performing an acoustic tribute to Alice in Chains, Tickets are $10 in advance. Smile Empty Soul, with special guests Romantic Rebel and The Everyday Losers will perform July 30. Tickets are $10 in advance. […]