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Flint yoga students move “sun salutes” to Zoom, connecting for “namaste” in the face of plague

By Jan Worth-Nelson In 38 different rooms and almost as many laptops, yoga...

Education Beat: Gov. Whitmer suspends face-to-face learning at K-12 schools for rest of year

By Harold C. Ford “Well we got no choice/All the girls and boys/School’s...

City of Flint water pipeline replacement work suspended because of coronavirus

The following announcement was Thursday received from the City of...

MTA city bus routes suspended; Ride to Wellness suspension extended after more drivers test positive

by Madeleine Graham City fixed-route bus service in Flint has been suspended...

Flint residents join in “Light Up The Night” support for medical professionals

By Tom Travis A Westside Flint neighborhood joined in a national observance...

Rerouting of storm sewer at Buick City paused due to COVID-19 restrictions

The following announcement was received today from RACER Trust, manager of...

Mayor Neeley announces 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.curfew for City of Flint starting Thursday, April 2

By Jan Worth-Nelson Editor’s Note:  THE CURFEW STARTS THURSDAY NIGHT....

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: 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...

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: Politics in the time of coronavirus–so many questions arise

By Paul Rozycki Just a few weeks ago, it seemed like the most important...

Commentary: Make sense of the census — be sure you are counted!

By Paul Rozycki In a nation of 330 million people,  one person doesn’t...

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...

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...

Education Beat: Gov. Whitmer suspends face-to-face learning at K-12 schools for rest of year

By Harold C. Ford “Well we got no choice/All the girls and boys/School’s...

Flint residents join in “Light Up The Night” support for medical professionals

By Tom Travis A Westside Flint neighborhood joined in a national observance...

East Village Magazine – April 2020

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

Mayor Neeley announces 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.curfew for City of Flint starting Thursday, April 2

By Jan Worth-Nelson Editor’s Note:  THE CURFEW STARTS THURSDAY NIGHT....

Commentary: Politics in the time of coronavirus–so many questions arise

By Paul Rozycki Just a few weeks ago, it seemed like the most important...

“We are in a new normal,” City Health Advisor Lawrence Reynolds asserts

By Tom Travis “We are in a new normal,” the City of...

National Guard coming to Flint Monday for coronavirus/ Food Bank assistance

Approximately 10 members of the Michigan National Guard are expected to...

Editorial: Mr. President, please stop the dangerous attacks

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

Flint yoga students move “sun salutes” to Zoom, connecting for “namaste” in the face of plague

By Jan Worth-Nelson In 38 different rooms and almost as many laptops, yoga...

Education Beat: Gov. Whitmer suspends face-to-face learning at K-12 schools for rest of year

By Harold C. Ford “Well we got no choice/All the girls and boys/School’s...

City of Flint water pipeline replacement work suspended because of coronavirus

The following announcement was Thursday received from the City of...

MTA city bus routes suspended; Ride to Wellness suspension extended after more drivers test positive

by Madeleine Graham City fixed-route bus service in Flint has been suspended...

Flint residents join in “Light Up The Night” support for medical professionals

By Tom Travis A Westside Flint neighborhood joined in a national observance...

Rerouting of storm sewer at Buick City paused due to COVID-19 restrictions

The following announcement was received today from RACER Trust, manager of...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

  • News Briefs

Rerouting of storm sewer at Buick City paused due to COVID-19 restrictions

The following announcement was received today from RACER Trust, manager of...

MTA Flint announces coronavirus fare waiver, “social distance” loading changes

By Madeleine Graham Fares for fixed bus routes and transfers on MTA Flint...

Coronavirus updates: Ruth Mott Foundation offices closed to visitors; business continues

The following statement has been received from the Ruth Mott Foundation,...

City of Flint launches webpage with coronavirus community resources

The City of Flint today announced it has set up a webpage to help residents...

Coronavirus update: Two McCree programs—Stylistics, Youth Arts Explosion—postponed

The following two postponements were announced today from the New McCree...