Lapeer MCC campus hosts COVID-19 vaccination Spring Drive-Up event on Friday, May 21
May13

Lapeer MCC campus hosts COVID-19 vaccination Spring Drive-Up event on Friday, May 21

Hamilton Community Health Network is partnering with the Lapeer County Senior Coalition to provide a community wide COVID-19 vaccination event. The event will be hosted at Mott Community College’s Lapeer Campus by providing COVID-19 vaccines on Friday, May 21 located at 550 Lake Dr., Lapeer, MI. There will be 100 Johnson & Johnson vaccines available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until they run out, according to a press release....

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Neighborhood Engagement Hub seeking volunteers for citywide cleanup – Saturday, May 15
May13

Neighborhood Engagement Hub seeking volunteers for citywide cleanup – Saturday, May 15

The Neighborhood Engagement Hub is seeking volunteers to participate in Flint for a citywide cleanup day on Saturday, May 15. During the cleanup, neighborhood groups and individual residents will be completing projects on more than 29 sites throughout the city’s nine wards. The citywide cleanup is supported through a grant from the Mott Foundation, awarded through the Foundation’s Focus on Flint initiative. Mott granted $82,147 to the...

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Councilperson Eric Mays sanctioned by U.S. District Judge to pay back “attorney fees” totaling more than $34,000
May12

Councilperson Eric Mays sanctioned by U.S. District Judge to pay back “attorney fees” totaling more than $34,000

By Tom Travis This story has been updated to include three attorneys’ names and the amounts each have billed the City of Flint for attorney fees. Also, EVM has obtained responses from Eric Mays and Mayor Neeley concerning the judge’s sanction, included below. This article has been updated on March 14 to reflect the details of U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman’s written order. Councilperson Eric Mays (1st Ward) was...

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Mayor delivers progress report on Flint water with members of EPA, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
May11

Mayor delivers progress report on Flint water with members of EPA, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

By Harold C. Ford “This community’s perseverance has been remarkable and your success has been remarkable.” – Michael Harris “Five years ago, Flint was in the middle of one of our nation’s greatest drinking water crises in our nation’s history. Understandably, trust in leadership and government was just as corroded as the pipes that tainted your drinking water. Flint has turned the corner and is on the brink of completely...

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Rides to Wellness services resume May 17 after temporary COVID disruption
May11

Rides to Wellness services resume May 17 after temporary COVID disruption

By Madeleine Graham  Rides to Wellness will resume service May 17 after a temporary suspension of veteran rides and rides to the grocery store, pharmacy, and doctor appointments, according to Ed Benning, CEO of Mass Transportation Authority (MTA). Services for dialysis, hospital runs, and other essential businesses have remained available.  Benning explained the disruption began in mid-April after a small group of workers tested...

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