The East Village Magazine – January 2021
Jan07

The East Village Magazine – January 2021

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Folk duo Mustard’s Retreat to stage live-streaming musical benefit for East Village Magazine
Dec29

Folk duo Mustard’s Retreat to stage live-streaming musical benefit for East Village Magazine

A reviewer once called the folk group Mustard’s Retreat “music to cure what ails you.”  Now  they are dedicating that cure to Flint, a community like so many others wracked by COVID,  in a virtual performance to benefit  East Village Magazine.  The popular duo featuring David Tamulevich and Flint native Libby Glover, plan to stage a virtual concert to benefit EVM at 7 p.m. Jan..23. The concert is  part of the...

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Touting themes of “prayer, planning , and partnership” Mayor Neeley cites COVID response, census, racial justice efforts, pipeline progress in State of the City address
Dec09

Touting themes of “prayer, planning , and partnership” Mayor Neeley cites COVID response, census, racial justice efforts, pipeline progress in State of the City address

By Paul Rozycki It was just over a year ago that Flint’s Mayor Karen Weaver, gave the last state of the city address in a packed house at Flint’s Capitol Theater, shortly before the election. This year, with the COVID-19 pandemic, Flint’s Mayor Sheldon Neeley, drew a contrast with the previous administration, and faced a dramatically different challenge.  He  gave his first State of the City address virtually, on both NBC 25, You...

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Land Bank survey and small business grants highlighted at Flint Neighborhoods United monthly meeting
Dec09

Land Bank survey and small business grants highlighted at Flint Neighborhoods United monthly meeting

By Coner Segren Residents’ concerns about Land Bank priorities for demolition and the availability of small business grants , updates on a water bill payment assistance program, and a proposed I-475 renovation plan were among topics discussed at the monthly Flint Neighborhoods United meeting.  Residents want demolitions prioritized next to occupied homes, Land Bank survey reveals The results of a month-long survey about...

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Flint Community Schools move toward pursuit of special education funding
Dec03

Flint Community Schools move toward pursuit of special education funding

The following press release was provided to East Village Magazine (EVM) by Tarajah Ramsey at Lambert, the public relations firm for the Flint Community Schools (FCS) As EVM Education Beat reporter Harold C. Ford notes, the news is significant. “The bottom line is that FCS and a few other districts are going to get more funding for their sped [special education] children.  The part of the very complicated formula–that...

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