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Incumbents Swanson, Neeley and Gleason defeat challengers in competitive primary

By Paul Rozycki THIS STORY WAS UPDATED at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 5 In an...

A comet, a COVID pandemic, and a summer of crisis. Is there any good news?

By Paul Rozycki This summer, astronomers have discovered a new presence...

Review: McCree Theatre vocal contest highlights local talent even in the pandemic

By Patsy Isenberg Through the magic of technology The New McCree Theatre...

Flint Poet Laureate Semaj Brown bringing “Word Power” online Aug. 13

How do words define and confine our reality? Flint’s first poet laureate,...

“We will no longer auction off guns,” Mayor Neeley announces. “It’s just not worth it.” Chief Hart says

By Tom Travis  The City of Flint will no longer auction off confiscated...

How to spend a million in Flint: Mott Foundation wants to know

By Jan Worth-Nelson Flint residents have until Aug. 11 to vote on how the...

Education Beat: Flint schools start new school year amid great uncertainty

By Harold C. Ford Amid great uncertainty, Flint Community Schools (FCS)...

Review: Latest Flint book, “Poisoned Water” belongs in classrooms, libraries all over America

By Harold C. Ford “Flint was an example of the nation at its worst but...

Review: Need some pandemic reading? These two books offer pertinent context on the plague we’re in

By Harold C. Ford Two recent reads provide some historical context for the...

Review: “Daring Trader” captures profound role of Joseph Smith on how Flint became Flint

By Harold C. Ford “In the signing of the 1819 treaty by the Chippewa...

Review: Riveting Semaj Brown “bleeds fire” at Mott Warsh Gallery performance

By Jan Worth-Nelson Facing lies, atrocities and daily affronts to self-love...

This Month in the Village: September Features

In the Village, the month of September features a car show, Bikes on the...

This Month in the Village: July Events

July events, in and around Flint, feature sports, music, dance, and much...

This Month in the Village: May features live music, story time, Jersey Boys, Flint City Bucks and more

Compiled and selected by Meghan Christian  “This Month” highlights a...

This Month in the Village: April features hockey documentary, tea party, black holes

Compiled by Meghan Christian  “This Month” highlights a selection of...

This Month in the Village, January: open skate, yoga, films, art, ballet

 Compiled by Meghan Christian, Managing Editor  “This...

CALENDAR: This month in The Village offers films, music, Flint Pride and more

Compiled and selected by EVM Managing Editor Meghan Christian “This...

Commentary: An August primary primer–how it’s different and why its important

By Paul Rozycki In a time of the COVID-19 virus, economic shutdowns, Black...

Village Life: Flint’s newest journalists are eight years old and raring to write

By Jan Worth-Nelson Paxon Laube-Clary’s head hurt.  Stuck at home in...

Commentary: Mixed messages on COVID-19–whom should we believe?

By Paul Rozycki What’s your answer to any of these questions about the...

Commentary: As the lockdowns end, the responsibility lies with us

By Dick Ramsdell Whether we call ourselves Children of God. lost souls, homo...

Village Life: one day of coronavirus means milk and bread, MiracleGro, Jesus and a cello

By Jan Worth-Nelson Not surprisingly these days, I’d had a restless...

Village Life: New life as community journalist opens up hard realities about Flint

                      By Tom Travis I have attempted to dissect...

A comet, a COVID pandemic, and a summer of crisis. Is there any good news?

By Paul Rozycki This summer, astronomers have discovered a new presence...

He changed my life: A remembrance of John Lewis

By Harold C. Ford “When you see something that is not right, not just, not...

Commentary: An August primary primer–how it’s different and why its important

By Paul Rozycki In a time of the COVID-19 virus, economic shutdowns, Black...

Village Life: Of a big green chair, two bad haircuts and the Ministry of Silly Walks

By Jan Worth-Nelson I seem to have been sitting too long. Day after day of...

Commentary: Vote by mail is an idea whose time has come

By Paul Rozycki How do you want to vote this year?  No, I don’t mean...

Commentary: Mixed messages on COVID-19–whom should we believe?

By Paul Rozycki What’s your answer to any of these questions about the...

Commentary: We are NOT equally at risk for COVID-19. Racism makes all the difference

Editor’s Note:  This essay is a response to a recent commentary...

A comet, a COVID pandemic, and a summer of crisis. Is there any good news?

By Paul Rozycki This summer, astronomers have discovered a new presence...

Education Beat: Flint schools start new school year amid great uncertainty

By Harold C. Ford Amid great uncertainty, Flint Community Schools (FCS)...

Judge rules in favor of voters’ rights and calls for accountability in City Clerk’s office

By Tom Travis Voters’ rights and prospects for proper processing of...

City Clerk and City of Flint respond to ACLU complaint about absentee ballot/voters rights concerns

By Tom Travis In response to a complaint filed in the Genesee County Circuit...

Free COVID testing for Flint residents returns to Shiloh MBC Thursday and Friday

The City of Flint has issued the following announcement: “FLINT,...

Village Life: Flint’s newest journalists are eight years old and raring to write

By Jan Worth-Nelson Paxon Laube-Clary’s head hurt.  Stuck at home in...

A number of numbers to watch in 2019

By Paul Rozycki I once knew a math professor who argued that everything in...

Jacky King laid to rest: Flint loses a genuine hero

by Harold C. Ford “Get out there and make a damn difference.”...

Commentary: Should the Lame Duck be a dead duck?

By Paul Rozycki In the past, the so-called “lame duck” session was a...

Village Life: It’s been a little hard to write about nuthatches

By Jan Worth-Nelson I’d really like to go back to writing about...

Local news still matters, even as the “how” changes

By Jan Worth-Nelson I just lost my temper.  The trigger was an early...

Is restoring trust as easy as turning a faucet?

By Paul Rozycki Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential...

He changed my life: A remembrance of John Lewis

By Harold C. Ford “When you see something that is not right, not just, not...

Village Life: Of a big green chair, two bad haircuts and the Ministry of Silly Walks

By Jan Worth-Nelson I seem to have been sitting too long. Day after day of...

Commentary: Vote by mail is an idea whose time has come

By Paul Rozycki How do you want to vote this year?  No, I don’t mean...

Commentary: We are NOT equally at risk for COVID-19. Racism makes all the difference

Editor’s Note:  This essay is a response to a recent commentary...

Commentary: As the lockdowns end, the responsibility lies with us

By Dick Ramsdell Whether we call ourselves Children of God. lost souls, homo...

Commentary: Kent State at 50–no redemption for a failing America

By Jan Worth-Nelson I didn’t want to write this.  I didn’t want...

Coronavirus Diaries: Seven EVM writers report from their own lives

Editor’s Note: Like everyone else, all of East Village...

Commentary: Maybe music helped Flint in 1918 — and arts and culture can do it for us now

By Rodney Lontine Arts and culture offer much-needed healing in difficult...

East Village Magazine – August 2020

The latest issue of the East Village Magazine is available for download...

Incumbents Swanson, Neeley and Gleason defeat challengers in competitive primary

By Paul Rozycki THIS STORY WAS UPDATED at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 5 In an...

City of Flint and Crime Stoppers Offer $1,000 for information leading to arrests of illegal dumpers

By Tom Travis A reward of up to a $1,000 is being offered to those who...

“We will no longer auction off guns,” Mayor Neeley announces. “It’s just not worth it.” Chief Hart says

By Tom Travis  The City of Flint will no longer auction off confiscated...

FACES of Flint available now

Following Tuesday night’s premiere of the two new videos “FACES...

How to spend a million in Flint: Mott Foundation wants to know

By Jan Worth-Nelson Flint residents have until Aug. 11 to vote on how the...

Editorial: Mr. President, please stop the dangerous attacks

FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE U.S. CONSTITUTION Congress shall make no law...

Incumbents Swanson, Neeley and Gleason defeat challengers in competitive primary

By Paul Rozycki THIS STORY WAS UPDATED at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 5 In an...

A comet, a COVID pandemic, and a summer of crisis. Is there any good news?

By Paul Rozycki This summer, astronomers have discovered a new presence...

Review: McCree Theatre vocal contest highlights local talent even in the pandemic

By Patsy Isenberg Through the magic of technology The New McCree Theatre...

Flint Poet Laureate Semaj Brown bringing “Word Power” online Aug. 13

How do words define and confine our reality? Flint’s first poet laureate,...

“We will no longer auction off guns,” Mayor Neeley announces. “It’s just not worth it.” Chief Hart says

By Tom Travis  The City of Flint will no longer auction off confiscated...

How to spend a million in Flint: Mott Foundation wants to know

By Jan Worth-Nelson Flint residents have until Aug. 11 to vote on how the...

Education Beat: Flint schools start new school year amid great uncertainty

By Harold C. Ford Amid great uncertainty, Flint Community Schools (FCS)...

Judge rules in favor of voters’ rights and calls for accountability in City Clerk’s office

By Tom Travis Voters’ rights and prospects for proper processing of...

Water shutoff, boil water advisory coming to East Court street neighborhoods Monday June 15

NOTE: According to a notice from the City, this work was postponed. No...

Water pipeline replacement resumes as coronavirus restrictions ease

By Jan Worth-Nelson The City of Flint announced Tuesday that water...

Land Bank seeks seasonal/temporary workers for $11/hour 40 hour work week on mowing and trash abatement crews

The Genesee County Land Bank (GCLB) is seeking Seasonal/Temporary employees...

City of Flint Customer Service still closed Monday, May 18

Notice from the City of Flint, announced today (Sunday) For Immediate...

Democracy rolls on: Election/voter deadlines today/tomorrow for May 5 election

As the nation, state, county and city attempt to cope with the Covid-19...

Mott Foundation grants $200K to Food Bank of Eastern Michigan for coronavirus needs

An emergency grant that will provide approximately 1.2 million meals to...

Covid-19 grief and support group Zoom meetings for Flint residents begin April 16

A Covid-19 grief and support group is being launched on Zoom at 11:30...

Review: Riveting Semaj Brown “bleeds fire” at Mott Warsh Gallery performance

By Jan Worth-Nelson Facing lies, atrocities and daily affronts to self-love...

EVM staffer, poet Jeffery L Carey Jr launches new book Saturday at Totem

By Jan Worth-Nelson Jeffery L Carey Jr, a poet, artist, and staff writer at...

Poem: Lexicon for a Tyrant

Lexicon for a Tyrant By Teddy Robertson   You may wonder why I need a...

Restoring a duck decoy

Restoring a duck decoy By Grayce Scholt I touch acrylic paint to neck, to...

East Village Magazine – August 2020

The latest issue of the East Village Magazine is available for download...

East Village Magazine – July 2020

The latest issue of the East Village Magazine is available for download here.

East Village Magazine – June 2020

The latest edition of The East Village Magazine is available for download...

East Village Magazine – May 2020

The latest edition of The East Village Magazine is available for download...

Review: McCree Theatre vocal contest highlights local talent even in the pandemic

By Patsy Isenberg Through the magic of technology The New McCree Theatre...

Review: Latest Flint book, “Poisoned Water” belongs in classrooms, libraries all over America

By Harold C. Ford “Flint was an example of the nation at its worst but...

Review: For coronavirus “Cuckoo’s Nest,” the uneasily relevant show went on — and then got cancelled

By Patsy Isenberg It’s ironic how in sync “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s...

Charles Winfrey’s “Saints of St. John Street” runs at McCree through Feb. 29

By Patsy Isenberg “The now demolished St. John Street neighborhood is...

Review: Buckham show shines light on primal obsessions of love and death

By Jeffery L Carey, Jr. “Besides Eros, then, there was a death...

Review: MCC’s Fine Arts Gallery presents “Japan Rediscovered: Photographs by Hideki Kihata.

By Paul Rozycki This past month the Mott Community College Fine Arts Gallery...

Village Life: 26 miles on foot in Flint, Connor Coyne’s walk is both ancient and intimate

By Connor Coyne On a Sunday at the end of June, my alarm goes off at three...

Village Life: Flint’s newest journalists are eight years old and raring to write

By Jan Worth-Nelson Paxon Laube-Clary’s head hurt.  Stuck at home in...

Village Life: Of a big green chair, two bad haircuts and the Ministry of Silly Walks

By Jan Worth-Nelson I seem to have been sitting too long. Day after day of...

Village Life: one day of coronavirus means milk and bread, MiracleGro, Jesus and a cello

By Jan Worth-Nelson Not surprisingly these days, I’d had a restless...

Village Life: “Tree City” a sweet place to tap for syrup–here’s how

By Jeffery L Carey Jr. This year marks the fifth year my family has been...

Village Life: New life as community journalist opens up hard realities about Flint

                      By Tom Travis I have attempted to dissect...

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A comet, a COVID pandemic, and a summer of crisis. Is there any good news?

By Paul Rozycki This summer, astronomers have discovered a new presence...

Education Beat: Flint schools start new school year amid great uncertainty

By Harold C. Ford Amid great uncertainty, Flint Community Schools (FCS)...

Judge rules in favor of voters’ rights and calls for accountability in City Clerk’s office

By Tom Travis Voters’ rights and prospects for proper processing of...

City Clerk and City of Flint respond to ACLU complaint about absentee ballot/voters rights concerns

By Tom Travis In response to a complaint filed in the Genesee County Circuit...

Free COVID testing for Flint residents returns to Shiloh MBC Thursday and Friday

The City of Flint has issued the following announcement: “FLINT,...

Water shutoff, boil water advisory coming to East Court street neighborhoods Monday June 15

NOTE: According to a notice from the City, this work was postponed. No...

Water pipeline replacement resumes as coronavirus restrictions ease

By Jan Worth-Nelson The City of Flint announced Tuesday that water...

Land Bank seeks seasonal/temporary workers for $11/hour 40 hour work week on mowing and trash abatement crews

The Genesee County Land Bank (GCLB) is seeking Seasonal/Temporary employees...

City of Flint Customer Service still closed Monday, May 18

Notice from the City of Flint, announced today (Sunday) For Immediate...