2019-06-06 E-Edition

Bridge reopens

A line of vehicles crosses the new $1.8 million Mill Road Bridge between Beecher Road and Flushing Road in Flint Township Monday. The bridge, which had been closed for 18 months, reopened May 31. Work on the 225-foot bridge was to have been completed last year, but construction was halted when union workers were locked out during a contract dispute. […]

Board seeks more information on medical marijuana businesses

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees decided Monday it needs more information and public input before voting on a resolution to allow medical marijuana businesses in the township. The board was presented with a resolution from the township Planning Commission, which stated that an amendment to the zoning ordinance to allow the businesses is being reviewed by […]

Officer receives promotion to sergeant

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police Officer Neal Donovan has been promoted to the rank of sergeant, following Monday’s approval from the Flint Township Board of Trustees. Donovan has been an employee of the police department since 2007 and has served as a patrolman for nearly 12 years. During that time, he served as a K9 handler for seven years […]

Summer concert series returns to Genesee Valley Center

FLINT TWP. — Genesee Valley Center’s free summer concert series returns for another season on June 6. Concerts are held in the center’s Outdoor Village area, between Bar Louie and Barnes & Noble every Thursday night in June, July and August. Each evening starts at 6:30 p.m. with Sounds by DJ Psycho. The live band plays at 7 p.m., with […]

Back to the Bricks Promo Tour Returns

FLINT — Each June, the Promo Tour ushers in a summer of cruising and car shows, offering an opportunity for adventure and camaraderie to hundreds of classic car owners. Back to the Bricks will officially kick off its summertime residency this week, beginning with their 10th annual Promo Tour, which begins tomorrow, June 7, in Davison and will snake its […]

Police department to purchase 23 new computers

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Police Department will spend $25,730 in grant money to purchase 23 new personal computers. Police Chief Kevin Salter said at Monday’s Flint Township Board of Trustees meeting that several of the department’s computers had reached the end of their expected life cycle and needed to be replaced. Lt. James Baldwin consulted IT Right, the […]

In brief

Team Buddy Forever Foundation Shootout FLUSHING — Come help the Team Buddy Forever Foundation to fight DIPG and childhood cancer by registering for the Team Buddy Forever Foundation Green Sox Shootout. This tournament will be held at the Flushing Valley Golf & Country Club on June 15, with registration starting at 4:30 p.m. and a shot gun start at 5:30 […]

Fiesta Mexicana coming to Flint, June 29-30

FLINT — Come enjoy a taste of Hispanic culture from delicious food to exciting entertainment at the Fiesta Mexicana June 29-30 in Flint. The event is the largest celebration of Latin culture outside of Detroit and Grand Rapids and will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 29 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 30 at […]

PMC moves to new location

FLINT TWP. — Place Management Center, also known as PMC, has moved from its prior location in downtown Flushing to a new office in Flint Township. The employment agency marked the transition with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held last Thursday at its new site on 3060 S. Dye Road between Miller and Lennon roads. PMC services mid-Michigan with full-service staffing solutions […]