2018-04-12

Earth Day Celebration at MCC to feature live animals and free trees



FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) will host this year’s Earth Day Celebration on April 14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Regional Technology Center on the College’s man campus in Flint. The event is free and open to the public. Due to multiple community events on April 14, it is recommended to use Court Street when traveling to campus. […]

In brief



Fundraiser for Little Lamb’s Compassionate Ministry Center FLINT TWP. — CROP 4 Little Lamb’s, a scrapbooking event to raise funds for needy children, will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on April 28, at West Flint Church of the Nazarene, 2254 South Dye Road. The cost is $30 per person if paid by April 16 and $35 after […]

Firebirds draft 15, including Flushing native




FLINT – The Flint Firebirds bolstered their roster for the future during Saturday’s Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection, taking 15 young prospects. Flint had a handful of high picks, including the No. 2 overall pick, which they used to select forward Evan Vierling. “We’re extremely excited and couldn’t be happier with how the draft ended up for our club,” said […]

ROUNDUP



GIRLS’ LACROSSE The Davison/Carman- Ainsworth co-op lost to Swartz Creek 17-4 on Tuesday night. Junior Emily Moriartey scored three goals, and freshman Gabby Collick netted the Lady Cardinals’ other goal. Autumn Larsen controlled the draw for the Lady Cardinals with six draw controls, placing many to Moriartey. “For the girls first-ever game playing together, it was definitely a learning experience,” […]

SURE SIGN OF SPRING



Despite the unwelcome intrusion of snow during the past week, the annual display of blue pinwheels sprouted in front of the Health Alliance Plan (HAP) building at Corunna and Linden Road is a show of support for April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The pinwheels symbolize happy childhoods and blue is a feature of Paint Our Town Blue, a […]

Chevrolet Introduces Bold 2019 Camaro



Chevrolet has introduced a reinvigorated 2019 Camaro lineup with distinctive designs, new available technologies and the first-ever Turbo 1LE. “Lauded since its introduction for its balance of driving fun, refinement and value, the restyled 2019 Camaro reaches even higher with more of the design, technology and choices that customers want,” said Steve Majoros, Chevrolet marketing director for Cars and Crossovers. […]

Twp. board holding public hearings for DDA/CIA project and financing plans




FLINT TWP. — The agenda for the April 16 township board meeting includes three public hearings to finalize plans to establish a Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and a Corridor Improvement Authority (CIA) for Beecher Road and Bristol Road. Plans for project development and tax increment financing (TIF) for all three authorities will be presented and discussed. A copy of the […]

Earth Day Celebration at MCC cancelled due to weather



FLINT – An Earth Day Celebration, scheduled for April 14 at Mott Community College (MCC), has been cancelled due to a winter storm warning for Saturday. Details: Call 810-762-0455 or 810-766-6763. – G.G.

Board balks at appointing new administrator




FLINT TWP. — Who is the township’s planning and zoning administrator? Township Supervisor Karyn Miller could not answer that question after the township board rejected her request to reassign the job title from Tracey Tucker, economic enhancement director, to Randy Stewart, the newly appointed deputy supervisor. Miller wanted the change to free up more time for Tucker, who wears several […]

Earth Day Celebration at MCC cancelled due to weather



FLINT – An Earth Day Celebration, scheduled for April 14 at Mott Community College (MCC), has been cancelled due to a winter storm warning for Saturday. Details: Call 810-762-0455 or 810-766-6763. – G.G.