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News Brief: Genesee Health Plan extends hours for Obamacare open enrollment Saturday

Healthcare Marketplace (Obamacare) Open Enrollment deadline for 2019 is...

Discipline problems take center stage as Flint Schools, community face ACLU lawsuit, state pressure

By Harold C. Ford This piece has been updated to add information about a...

Holiday season kicks off with “red wave” Santa Run downtown

By Darlene Carey and Jeffery L. Carey, Jr. On Dec 1,  under threat of rain,...

Capitol Theatre adding mechanized orchestra pit lift

The Capitol Theatre of Flint will soon add to its 2017 $32 million...

Vet’s offer sweetens incentive to vote for Hurley in Children’s Miracle Network contest

Hurley Children’s Hospital seeks community support as it competes for a...

News Brief: “Gather the Spirit” with guitarist Jim Scott Sunday Dec. 9 at the UUCF

Singer-songwriter Jim Scott, presents “Gather The Spirit: Seasonal...

This Month in the Village: December 2018

Compiled by Meghan Christian “ThisMonth” highlights a selection of...

City pipe replacement ahead of schedule on “day of celebration,” Mayor Weaver says

By Meghan Christian  A total of 18,313 water service lines have been...

Book Review: David Buick’s Marvelous Motor Car by Lawrence Gustin

by Harold C. Ford Get your name on 40 million cars and you’re bound to...

Luminous “JFK: The Last Speech” essay collection reverberates 55 years after one October day

By Robert R. Thomas On Oct, 26, 1963, President John F. Kennedy gave his...

Review/Commentary: “Destiny of the Republic” a timely look at an honorable president

“When he (James Garfield) was still a very young man, he had hidden a...

Detroit 1967: a movie, a book, and a searing memory of when the riots hit Flint

by Harold C. Ford “A riot is the language of the unheard.”...

Print show honoring DAS Print great William Stolpin opening at FIA Sept. 16

By Jan Worth-Nelson   Note: Sadly, we have been notified that Bill died...

Review: Quoting Comey,”The Chickenshit Club” eyes why the DOJ goes easy on bankers

By Robert R. Thomas My wife, a retired librarian, came across a blurb for...

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

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

Commentary: A “blue wave,” a “pink wave,” and a few mid-term surprises

By Paul Rozycki Last month’s midterm election may have been the most...

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...

Village Life: Why I use medical cannabis

By Ted Nelson I thought I was losing my mind.  Two sleepless nights in a...

Village Life: Why I moved to Flint

    By Ted Nelson My first experience of Flint was Bishop...

Village Life: in Flint, there’s always more than one story; there’s always more to come

By Jan Worth-Nelson Some time in the middle of February – by far the...

Commentary: Time to jump-start the new city charter

By Paul Rozycki Last August Flint voters set the city on a new course when...

Village Life: Just another drag queen bingo night in Flint cheering things up

By Jan Worth-Nelson Can Flint be any more itself than combining a crowded...

Commentary: A “blue wave,” a “pink wave,” and a few mid-term surprises

By Paul Rozycki Last month’s midterm election may have been the most...

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...

Commentary: Thanks due to election workers, who keep the wheels of democracy turning

By Paul Rozycki  For those of us who spend our time trying to analyze the...

Commentary: 2018 is not your typical midterm election

By Paul Rozycki This year’s midterm election could be like most other...

Luminous “JFK: The Last Speech” essay collection reverberates 55 years after one October day

By Robert R. Thomas On Oct, 26, 1963, President John F. Kennedy gave his...

Review/Commentary: Foreboding “Fahrenheit 11/9” a jumbled jeremiad, but we still need it

By Jan Worth-Nelson In his opening remarks to a crowd of about 1,000 at the...

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: 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...

For a Las Vegas native, difference between virtual and real hit home

By Dylan Doherty I was hesitant when my fiancée, Kelsey Ronan, suggested I...

Village Life: Wilbur the “Flint Strong” dog, tangled vines and a city’s fate

By Jan Worth-Nelson In a conference room at City Hall recently after a...

Detroit 1967: a movie, a book, and a searing memory of when the riots hit Flint

by Harold C. Ford “A riot is the language of the unheard.”...

Essay: Protests carry forward spirits of two mothers and an old friend, still on the march

By Teddy Robertson I haven’t seen Judy for fifty years, but here she is on...

Essay: Remembering the Selma March, the “grandest hour of the civil rights movement”

Editor’s Note: The Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March some 51...

Discipline problems take center stage as Flint Schools, community face ACLU lawsuit, state pressure

By Harold C. Ford This piece has been updated to add information about a...

Holiday season kicks off with “red wave” Santa Run downtown

By Darlene Carey and Jeffery L. Carey, Jr. On Dec 1,  under threat of rain,...

This Month in the Village: December 2018

Compiled by Meghan Christian “ThisMonth” highlights a selection of...

City pipe replacement ahead of schedule on “day of celebration,” Mayor Weaver says

By Meghan Christian  A total of 18,313 water service lines have been...

Mott Clowns deliver laughs and anti-bullying lessons to kids at Durant-Tuuri Mott

By Patsy Isenberg “Turning frowns upside down one smile at a...

Buckham Gallery’s move from its upstairs era marks steps forward for an arts survivor

By Jeffery L. Carey Jr. As this year comes to an end and the world prepares...

Leadership changes announced at C.S. Mott, Ruth Mott Foundations

By Jan Worth-Nelson William S. White has retired from his post as chief...

MCC unveils plans for Woodside Church building at CCNA meeting

By Luther Houle Mott Community College (MCC) is transforming the former...

Editorial: Mr. President, please stop the dangerous attacks

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

News Brief: Genesee Health Plan extends hours for Obamacare open enrollment Saturday

Healthcare Marketplace (Obamacare) Open Enrollment deadline for 2019 is...

News Brief: Plans shaping up for February UM-Flint Career Fair; corporate registrations open

University of Michigan–Flint invites employers, students and alumni to...

News Brief: Registration underway for Flint Rep Theatre acting classes

Registration for winter classes is underway at Flint Repertory Theatre, with...

Discipline problems take center stage as Flint Schools, community face ACLU lawsuit, state pressure

By Harold C. Ford This piece has been updated to add information about a...

Holiday season kicks off with “red wave” Santa Run downtown

By Darlene Carey and Jeffery L. Carey, Jr. On Dec 1,  under threat of rain,...

Capitol Theatre adding mechanized orchestra pit lift

The Capitol Theatre of Flint will soon add to its 2017 $32 million...

News Brief: Melvin Davis Dec. 8 concert cancelled

Totem Books posted the following CANCELLATION notice...

Vet’s offer sweetens incentive to vote for Hurley in Children’s Miracle Network contest

Hurley Children’s Hospital seeks community support as it competes for a...

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: “The Rep” performs energetic “Assassins” to packed house

By Patsy Isenberg On Friday night, Nov. 9, the talented and energetic cast...

Review: “Beautiful Decay” sculptures featured at MCC through Oct. 30

By Patsy Isenberg “Beautiful Decay” is the theme of a mixed...

Review: Chilly Artwalk brings witches, quilts, music, and “South of the Border” to warm up downtown scene

By Patsy Isenberg On a chilly Oct. 12, Artwalk brought not only great art...

Review/Commentary: Foreboding “Fahrenheit 11/9” a jumbled jeremiad, but we still need it

By Jan Worth-Nelson In his opening remarks to a crowd of about 1,000 at the...

Review: Summer Osborne sings the way with call for “spiritual revolution,” peace and love

by Harold Ford “You’re going to make the difference between loving and...

Review: Hot Friday the 13th downtown ARTWALK a feast of stellar art and music

By Patsy Isenberg A lot of people came to downtown Flint on Friday the 13th...

Review: Flint welcomes “The Moth” in celebratory night downtown

By Patsy Isenberg and Jan Worth-Nelson Perhaps the biggest stories of all...

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

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

Village Life: Why I use medical cannabis

By Ted Nelson I thought I was losing my mind.  Two sleepless nights in a...

Village Life: Why I moved to Flint

    By Ted Nelson My first experience of Flint was Bishop...

Village Life: in Flint, there’s always more than one story; there’s always more to come

By Jan Worth-Nelson Some time in the middle of February – by far the...

Grayce Scholt, iconic writer, teacher, artist and poet of East Village Magazine, dead at 92

By Jan Worth-Nelson It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Grayce...

Village Life: Just another drag queen bingo night in Flint cheering things up

By Jan Worth-Nelson Can Flint be any more itself than combining a crowded...

Village Life: How new digs in Flint made a doggie dream come true

By Meghan Christian This is about a dream of puppy love coming true, right...

  • News Briefs

News Brief: Genesee Health Plan extends hours for Obamacare open enrollment Saturday

Healthcare Marketplace (Obamacare) Open Enrollment deadline for 2019 is...

News Brief: Plans shaping up for February UM-Flint Career Fair; corporate registrations open

University of Michigan–Flint invites employers, students and alumni to...

News Brief: Registration underway for Flint Rep Theatre acting classes

Registration for winter classes is underway at Flint Repertory Theatre, with...

Capitol Theatre adding mechanized orchestra pit lift

The Capitol Theatre of Flint will soon add to its 2017 $32 million...

News Brief: Melvin Davis Dec. 8 concert cancelled

Totem Books posted the following CANCELLATION notice...