2017-09-21

Reacting to tragic news



My Grandpa Chet, one of the few relatives on my mom’s side who was a constant presence in my life, passed away about a month and a half ago. In the time since, I have felt a sense of guilt over his death. Not in the usual sense of “I wish there was more I could have told him” – […]

2017-09-21 E-Edition

State shuts down unregistered securities activity for Flint firm Treasure Enterprise LLC



LANSING – According to a press release from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), LARA’s Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Bureau (CSCL) has issued a Consent Order to Treasure Enterprise, LLC of Flint for violations of the Michigan Uniform Securities Act (MUSA), The Consent Order resolves previous Orders to Cease and Desist, to Treasure Enterprise LLCand its […]

HAP withdraws 2018 individual plans

Market volatility and uncertainties key factors in decision; only 1.4 percent of HAP’s members impacted

DETROIT – Health Alliance Plan (HAP) announced today it has decided to revise its 2018 individual plan offerings and withdraw from the Health Insurance Marketplace (www.healthcare.gov). Individual members will have the option to purchase off-exchange plans directly from HAP. These changes do not affect those who have employer-based (small and large group) insurance or those who are enrolled in Medicare, […]

In brief



Michigan Treasury hosting September seminars for Small Businesses LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Treasury is holding several seminars this month to inform small businesses about the benefits of going paperless through Michigan Treasury Online (MTO). MTO is an online resource for business taxpayers that enables them to file tax returns, pay taxes and maintain business accounts with the […]

MCC to purchase Woodside Church



FLINT — The Board of Trustees at Mott Community College at its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, approved unanimously the authorization of MCC’s President to do all things necessary to complete the sale and purchase of Woodside Church, located adjacent to the College’s main campus in Flint. The Church’s congregation unanimously approved the sale of the property […]

Carman-Ainsworth broadens instrumental music classes



FLINT TWP. — Beginning the week of September 17, as part of the elementary general music experience, fifth grade students at Carman- Ainsworth Schools will have the opportunity to try band (wind) and orchestra (stringed) instruments. These instruments include flute, clarinet, oboe, saxophone, horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, violin, viola and cello. Orchestra is new for 5th graders this year. […]