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News Brief: Challenges, transitions of local news focus of March 26 Flint forum

The next 2019 Flint Area Public Affairs Forum convenes at 5:30 p.m. Tues.,...

Artwork, fundraising begin to add women “Heroines and Humanitarians” to Flint’s sculpture pantheon

By Paul Rozycki A heroine of the Flint water crisis, a matriarch of civil...

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...

Residents convene, share and reflect at “Connect the Blocks” Flint Neighborhood Summit

By Jan Worth-Nelson Qualities of neighborliness–collaboration,...

“Neighbors Changing Flint” addresses funding strategies to reach community goals

By Patsy Isenberg The complicated task of seeking out sources for grants to...

Kids swarm City Hall to read books with Weaver and Howard University spring break students

By Patsy Isenberg Twenty third grade through fifth grade students from...

“Neighbors Changing Flint” third session explores reuses of vacant lots

By Luther Houle Ashley Everhart, agency director of the Neighborhood...

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...

“America: The Farewell Tour” by Chris Hedges: a review

Reviewed by Robert R. Thomas An unsettling childhood memory is that things...

Review: “A $500 House in Detroit” a familiar, complex story for Flint readers

By Harold C. Ford “You’re either part of the solution or you’re part...

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...

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...

A number of numbers to watch in 2019

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

Commentary: Should the Lame Duck be a dead duck?

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

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...

A number of numbers to watch in 2019

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

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...

Commentary: Civility in politics 2019? Maybe, but don’t count on it

By Paul Rozycki “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the...

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,...

Commentary: People’s health comes first–fighting the Lead and Copper Rule is shameful

[This op-ed was originally published in the Detroit Free Press;  reprinted...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Artwork, fundraising begin to add women “Heroines and Humanitarians” to Flint’s sculpture pantheon

By Paul Rozycki A heroine of the Flint water crisis, a matriarch of civil...

Residents convene, share and reflect at “Connect the Blocks” Flint Neighborhood Summit

By Jan Worth-Nelson Qualities of neighborliness–collaboration,...

Science and distrust highlight PFAS town hall meeting

By Paul Rozycki A planned two-hour town hall that ran almost three hours...

Flint Cultural Center Academy details highlight Flint Neighborhoods United meeting

By Luther Houle Highlights of the March Flint Neighborhoods United (FNU)...

East Village Magazine – March 2019

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

This Month in the Village: March features Celtic music, Girls Rock, Science on Tap

“This Month” highlights a selection of events available to our readers....

Yo-Yo Ma celebration unites, electrifies a crowd with music and love at Berston Field House

By Jan Worth-Nelson Steel drummers, a mariachi band,  twirling dancers,...

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...

Editorial: Mr. President, please stop the dangerous attacks

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

News Brief: Challenges, transitions of local news focus of March 26 Flint forum

The next 2019 Flint Area Public Affairs Forum convenes at 5:30 p.m. Tues.,...

Artwork, fundraising begin to add women “Heroines and Humanitarians” to Flint’s sculpture pantheon

By Paul Rozycki A heroine of the Flint water crisis, a matriarch of civil...

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...

News brief: Montessori registering students now; open house Thursday

Montessori for Flint is now registering students in pre-K through grade 4...

Residents convene, share and reflect at “Connect the Blocks” Flint Neighborhood Summit

By Jan Worth-Nelson Qualities of neighborliness–collaboration,...

“Neighbors Changing Flint” addresses funding strategies to reach community goals

By Patsy Isenberg The complicated task of seeking out sources for grants to...

Kids swarm City Hall to read books with Weaver and Howard University spring break students

By Patsy Isenberg Twenty third grade through fifth grade students from...

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...

“America: The Farewell Tour” by Chris Hedges: a review

Reviewed by Robert R. Thomas An unsettling childhood memory is that things...

Review: Katie Stanley Band interlaces themes of love and loss in polished “Lake Superior”

By Jeffery L. Carey Jr. Very few local bands are as polished and...

Flint Repertory Theatre presents “The Wolves,” for teens and adults, through Feb.17

By Patsy Isenberg On Feb.8, a Pulitzer Prize drama finalist for 2017, “The...

“Miracles and Glory Abound”: Artwork of Vanessa German at FIA through April 20

By Harold C. Ford Editor’s Note: EVM staff writer Harold C. Ford also is a...

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...

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,...

Village Life: 85 tubas and a corny sing-a-long one secret to holiday cheer

By Jan Worth-Nelson Let’s face it–you can’t not smile when...

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...

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News Brief: Challenges, transitions of local news focus of March 26 Flint forum

The next 2019 Flint Area Public Affairs Forum convenes at 5:30 p.m. Tues.,...

News brief: Montessori registering students now; open house Thursday

Montessori for Flint is now registering students in pre-K through grade 4...

News Brief: Tendaji Talks on white power and privilege kick off March 19

The Tendaji Talks, sponsored by Flint’s Neighborhoods Without Borders,...

News Brief: “Neighbors Changing Flint” workshops begin Feb. 20

The Neighborhood Engagement Hub announces February and March workshops in...