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When legends come to life: from zombies to vampires with the Goblin King Players

By Jerry Bradshaw A taste for zombies and a love of amusingly scaring...

Concerns about Michigan’s new auto insurance law to be aired at March 3 town hall

A public town hall on Michigan’s new auto insurance law has been...

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

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

City Council Beat: Council acts on 11 resolutions, Mays ejected again

By Tom Travis Mayor Sheldon Neeley was not present Monday night at a special...

Options exist as deadlines approach for saving homes from tax foreclosures, county treasurer explains

By Tammy Beckett Relief is available for residents of the city in danger of...

League of Women Voters gala celebrates 100 years with history, speeches, unveilings

By Jan Worth-Nelson The League of Women Voters of the Flint Area celebrated...

Mayor Neeley makes a move, calling Flint City Council into session for unfinished business

By Tom Travis In an unusual move, Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley is hauling the...

Female pianist, women composers featured Sunday, Feb 23, at Court Street United Methodist Church

An afternoon of music by all women composers performed by pianist Sandra...

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...

Review: “Poisoned democracy, poisoned water,” activists’ impact — themes of new Flint book

By Harold C. Ford “The lesson learned from the battle over the river was...

Central American turmoil and revolution highlight Flint author’s first novel

By Paul Rozycki It may have been St. Paddy’s Day March 17, but that...

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...

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

                      By Tom Travis I have attempted to dissect...

Commentary: An open letter to my Republican friends

By Paul Rozycki To my Republican friends: While we may disagree on many...

Village Life: Every day, I dream of Down Time

By Jan Worth-Nelson Every day I keep dreaming of Down Time. I used to crave...

Village Life: The Flint River dumped us, but we got a story (or two)

  By Jan Worth-Nelson I told Sarah Carson the river would give us...

Village Life: A raptor crash heralded my life with birds

By Teddy Robertson Smack! The front legs of my chair leave the floor, my...

Commentary: A funny thing happened on the way to the election

By Paul Rozycki Note:  This column has been updated for a correction via...

Commentary: Fix the roads? Who gets the money?

By Paul Rozycki Gov. Whitmer is continuing her statewide campaign to garner...

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

                      By Tom Travis I have attempted to dissect...

Commentary: Mott Park dog rescue puts focus on animal welfare needs

By Jessie Wilkie As a Flint resident, full-time employee, homeowner,...

Commentary: An open letter to my Republican friends

By Paul Rozycki To my Republican friends: While we may disagree on many...

Review: “Hatred, Inc.” and “Why We Hate” cast light on today’s quagmires

By Robert Thomas Matt Taibbi’s book Hate Inc. and the Discovery...

Village Life: Every day, I dream of Down Time

By Jan Worth-Nelson Every day I keep dreaming of Down Time. I used to crave...

Commentary: Three budgets, three deficits, three crises?

By Paul Rozycki “Flint’s ‘comeback story’ at odds with its bleak...

Commentary: A top 10 “to do” list for Mayor-Elect Sheldon Neeley

By Paul Rozycki Sheldon Neeley has been elected mayor in a close contest,...

Commentary: Join us–become a First Amendment warrior

By Ted Nelson “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment...

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...

Village Life: Every day, I dream of Down Time

By Jan Worth-Nelson Every day I keep dreaming of Down Time. I used to crave...

Village Life: The Flint River dumped us, but we got a story (or two)

  By Jan Worth-Nelson I told Sarah Carson the river would give us...

Village Life: A raptor crash heralded my life with birds

By Teddy Robertson Smack! The front legs of my chair leave the floor, my...

Village Life: In LA or Flint, tai chi yields gifts of challenge, elation, peace

By Teddy Robertson “Breathe from the diaphragm,” says Beverly, my tai...

I love Flint: Baker’s dozen reasons why my town is NOT the 11th “Worst City to Live In”

By Harold C. Ford I’m an unabashed, unashamed, scream-it-from-the-rooftops...

Village Life: Of elusive joy, lamentations and “wanton love”

By Jan Worth-Nelson   Sometimes you have to fight for joy. At a recent...

Thanksgiving memoir: Temple of the City — a story of Atwood Stadium

By Gary L. Fisher NOTE:  Gary Fisher, a local historian, spoke on the...

Commentary: Bent but not broken–remember Flint’s history of fighting back

By Ted Nelson This is a lightly edited transcript of Ted Nelson’s...

City Council Beat: Council acts on 11 resolutions, Mays ejected again

By Tom Travis Mayor Sheldon Neeley was not present Monday night at a special...

Mayor Neeley makes a move, calling Flint City Council into session for unfinished business

By Tom Travis In an unusual move, Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley is hauling the...

East Village Magazine – February 2020

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

Dangers of children using social media focus of Public Affairs Forum panel

By Jeffery L Carey Jr. The panelists were unanimous in their views Tuesday...

It’s beginning — Flint Public Library schedules renovation kickoff party Feb. 29

By Jan Worth-Nelson The Flint Public Library has scheduled a celebration...

Editorial: Mr. President, please stop the dangerous attacks

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

When legends come to life: from zombies to vampires with the Goblin King Players

By Jerry Bradshaw A taste for zombies and a love of amusingly scaring...

Concerns about Michigan’s new auto insurance law to be aired at March 3 town hall

A public town hall on Michigan’s new auto insurance law has been...

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

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

City Council Beat: Council acts on 11 resolutions, Mays ejected again

By Tom Travis Mayor Sheldon Neeley was not present Monday night at a special...

Options exist as deadlines approach for saving homes from tax foreclosures, county treasurer explains

By Tammy Beckett Relief is available for residents of the city in danger of...

League of Women Voters gala celebrates 100 years with history, speeches, unveilings

By Jan Worth-Nelson The League of Women Voters of the Flint Area celebrated...

Mayor Neeley makes a move, calling Flint City Council into session for unfinished business

By Tom Travis In an unusual move, Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley is hauling the...

Female pianist, women composers featured Sunday, Feb 23, at Court Street United Methodist Church

An afternoon of music by all women composers performed by pianist Sandra...

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...

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...

Hearing difficulties give young Flint artist a vision of inclusion

By Paul Rozycki Art historians say that Pablo Picasso began drawing at age...

Russ Dotson turns abandoned wood into Flint’s “found beauty”

By Jan Worth-Nelson After 22 years in the Navy, including tours of duty in...

Review: Local actor, director, poet, activist reflects on recent “Passing Strange”

By Patsy Isenberg Her name’s Harvey. Just Harvey.  She’s been in...

Review: One more weekend to see “outstanding” Flint Rep’s “Into the Woods”

By Patsy Isenberg “Into the Woods” is an outstanding blend of talents...

Review: “Hatred, Inc.” and “Why We Hate” cast light on today’s quagmires

By Robert Thomas Matt Taibbi’s book Hate Inc. and the Discovery...

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

                      By Tom Travis I have attempted to dissect...

Village Life: Every day, I dream of Down Time

By Jan Worth-Nelson Every day I keep dreaming of Down Time. I used to crave...

Village Life: Remembering a Flint walk when far away–my secret of self-care

By Jan Worth-Nelson I swear, by the time I stride onto the south end of...

Village Life: No boundaries for fear–A tale of two Flints

By Melodee Mabbitt On Halloween, I’ll have lived for 10 years in...

Village Life: The Flint River dumped us, but we got a story (or two)

  By Jan Worth-Nelson I told Sarah Carson the river would give us...

Village Life: In LA or Flint, tai chi yields gifts of challenge, elation, peace

By Teddy Robertson “Breathe from the diaphragm,” says Beverly, my tai...

Village Life: A tale of two signs on the “Eastside” of Flint

By Gary Fisher They’re just metal street signs. Been there for years,...

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Concerns about Michigan’s new auto insurance law to be aired at March 3 town hall

A public town hall on Michigan’s new auto insurance law has been...

Mayor Neeley makes a move, calling Flint City Council into session for unfinished business

By Tom Travis In an unusual move, Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley is hauling the...

Female pianist, women composers featured Sunday, Feb 23, at Court Street United Methodist Church

An afternoon of music by all women composers performed by pianist Sandra...

Registry extends $50 bonus through February for filling out surveys

By Jan Worth-Nelson The Flint Registry is extending a “thank...

“Voice of the River” celebration Jan. 30 to honor Ridgway White, volunteers

The annual “Voice of the River” celebration of the Flint River...