Signs to point the way

FLINT TWP. — Help is on the way for businesses located along the Linden Road corridor now under major reconstruction. A sign ordinance amendment had its first reading before the township board and is headed for a second reading and adoption at the board’s June 5 meeting. Similar to when Miller Road was redone a few years ago, the amendment […]

It’s time to come together to improve healthcare

The Founding Fathers purposely made it difficult for elected officials to enact sweeping legislation. Our Constitution’s separation of powers demands coordination and consensus to pass especially meaningful and impactful laws. For that reason, most of the significant pieces of legislation passed in the last 60 years, after lengthy debate, ultimately achieved bipartisan majorities on final passage. For example, 153 Democrats […]

Township name change marketing study OK’d

FLINT TWP. — What’s next for the proposed township name change? A marketing study approved 5-2 by the township board Monday night is the next step in the process that began last September with the formation of an advisory committee. For seven months, that Suggestion Committee met and discussed options before making a recommendation to the township board in late […]

Cavs set to compete in track regionals

SAGINAW – The postseason begins for area track teams on Friday and Saturday. Carman-Ainsworth is set to compete at Saginaw Heritage on Friday for the Div. 1 regional meet, where the top two finishers in each event, plus any other athletes meeting the state qualifying standards in their events, will move on to the state finals held June 3. Carman-Ainsworth […]

C-AHS health students headed for international HOSA competition

FLINT TWP. — Three Carman- Ainsworth High School students won third place in the HOSA- Future Health Professional Michigan State Conference and are now eligible for a “once-in-a-lifetime” chance to compete within a group of 15,000 people at the HOSA International Conference in Orlando, Florida. HOSA is an extracurricular student organization focused on medical and leadership skills of high school […]

Tennis regionals to begin for area teams

SAGINAW – Carman-Ainsworth enters perhaps one of the most rugged regionals at Saginaw Heritage tomorrow with No. 2-ranked Midland Dow in the mix. Dow, Grand Blanc, 9-1 overall, 8-1 league, Holly and host Saginaw Heritage are seeded at every flight. The road will be a tough one with Davison, Grand Ledge, Holt, Lapeer, Midland Dow, Saginaw, Saginaw Heritage and Traverse […]

Brownfield Development Authority OK’d

FLINT TWP. — The old K-mart site on Miller Road, abandoned gas stations and trailer parks and a defunct glover factory on Flushing Road all were mentioned as potential redevelopment targets in a discussion prior to the township board approving the creation of a Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (BRA). Prior to a public hearing, Janet Michaluk, Brownfield coordinator for the Michigan […]


BASEBALL Carman-Ainsworth was swept by Bay City Western on Monday, losing the first game 3-2 and the second 15-2. In the early game, the Cavaliers took a 2-0 lead in the third inning. Bay City Western added one in the fifth and then drove home two in the seventh for a walk off win. Carman-Ainsworth was at the Mt. Morris […]

In brief

C-A football fundraiser FLINT TWP. — The community is asked to come out to support the Carman- Ainsworth football program by dining at Buffalo Wild Wings, 3192 S. Linden Road, on May 22 from 5-9pm where 15% of all proceeds will go toward the football program. To print a ticket, go online to bit.ly/2qXKbzk or www.carmanainsworthhappenings.com/wp-content/ uploads/2017/05/Carman-Ainsworth- Football-5-22-17.pdf — R.S. […]

Saginaw Valley League makes yet another tweak

GRAND BLANC – The Saginaw Valley League has undergone a complete makeover in the last several years and the changes continue to come. After Grand Blanc was voted out of the Kensington Lakes Activities Association due to their high enrollment and geographical inconvenience, the Bobcats applied to the SVL, and on Monday, May 8, the league approved their entry. “The […]