Expansion approved for animal shelter

FLINT TWP. — The New Year will bring better accommodations for homeless dogs and cats. Cat condos, larger kennels and dog runs are among renovations being planned in an expansion of the Genesee Animal Control Shelter, 4351 W. Pasadena Avenue. The Planning Commission has approved a site plan that calls for a 11,060 square-foot building expansion. “The renovations will significantly […]

Cavs wrestle in Holiday Classic tonight

BAY CITY—The Carman-Ainsworth wrestling team competed in a quad-meet with Lapeer, Midland and host Bay City Western last Wednesday, Dec. 20. The Cavaliers were defeated by Midland 59-24, but no other scores or stats were recorded for Carman- Ainsworth’s other head-to-head matches. The Cavs wrestle again tonight against Alma, Midland Dow and Montrose in the Holiday Classic Tournament at Montrose […]

Township water now provided by KWA

FLINT TWP. – As of December 15, water from the new Karegnondi Water Authority (KWA) pipeline began flowing into the township, according to a press announcement from the Genesee County Drain Commissioner’s Office. Flint Township is one of seven communities in the southern portion of Genesee County now served by KWA via a new state-of-the-art treatment plant. Other communities also […]

Same old Lions – just good enought to mess up draft

Fat Guy Corner

The Detroit Lions provided a sweet road loss to the lousy Cincinnati Bengals last Sunday. The performance so predictable by the “Liedowns” and I told you last week it would happen. The fact that they lost to a lame duck Bengals team is horrendous. Let’s also realize the Saints defeated the Falcons and Detroit had still had playoff life with […]

Fire Chief issues reminder about “silent killer”

FLINT TWP. — As colder weather arrived and the need for warmth increased, Fire Chief Thomas Stadler issued a public warning on November 20 about the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Since then, firefighters have responded to five carbon monoxide incidents – three of them were detector issues but two were actually elevated levels of the dangerous, invisible, odorless […]



Chevrolet earns another industry recognition as the all-electric 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV wins a 2018 Wards 10 Best Engines Award. The Bolt EV has an EPA-estimated 238-mile range on a full charge, and when it’s equipped with the optional DC Fast Charger customers can get up to 90 miles of range in 30 minutes. “The Chevrolet Bolt EV is an […]

In brief

Sign up for Senior Olympics FLINT TWP. – Registration for the 2018 Senior Winter Games are being taken through January 11, 2018. You must reside in Genesee County or belong to a Genesee County Senior Center and be at least 50 years of age by January 11, 2018. Birthdate is required for registration purposes. The cost is $12 and includes […]

Music lost some greats in 2017

Looking back at the year in music, 2017 may have been most notable as the year of the heartbroken fan. Be it from accident by way of excess or circumstance, tragic illness of body or mind or just the rigors of age, tiles in the soundscape of my youth fell by the wayside in alarming numbers. For some, it may […]

Police standoff ends peacefully

FLINT TWP. – On Wednesday, December 20 at about 4 p.m., Flint Township Police officers responded to a call in the 2100 block of W. Maple Ave. for a domestic disturbance in progress, according to a press release. Officers arrived on scene and learned that the 30-year- old suspect had assaulted his father and mother. Following the assault, he retreated […]

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