Flint Symphony Orchestra 2021 season opener goes virtual, livestreaming Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella” Suite & Prokofiev’s “Peter and The Wolf”
Feb01

Flint Symphony Orchestra 2021 season opener goes virtual, livestreaming Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella” Suite & Prokofiev’s “Peter and The Wolf”

The Flint Symphony Orchestra (FSO) kicks off the 2021 season COVID-style Saturday, Feb. 6, with Igor Stravinsky’s “Pulcinella” Suite and Sergei Prokofiev’s most popular performed work, “Peter and the Wolf,” according to a press release from the FSO.   Under current COVID-19 restrictions in Michigan, the FSO will not be able to perform for a live, in-person audience. Instead, for the first time, the concert is offered...

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Flint Public Library re-opens for browsing and computer services at Courtland Center
Feb01

Flint Public Library re-opens for browsing and computer services at Courtland Center

The Flint Public Library (FPL)  at Courtland Center is reopening Tuesday, Feb. 2 for  computer and genealogy services and one-hour browsing visits, the library announced  in a press release issued Friday.  Due to elevated rates of COVID-19, patrons had been limited to ordering materials for pick up, but will now be able to use resources, browse the collection, and visit for up to one hour in the library and its annex. Computers,...

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Registration begins for the $641.25 million water crisis settlement
Jan30

Registration begins for the $641.25 million water crisis settlement

By Tom Travis Flint residents can begin to register for a piece of the $641.25 million water crisis settlement (WCS). According to attorneys in the settlement, registration began Jan. 27 and ends March 29. Adults must opt-in by March 29 and all objections must be filed by March 29. Who can register? – How to register? Adults, property owners, business owners or a minor child exposed to Flint water between April 25, 2014 through...

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City Council hears report on budget, neighborhood policing, city parks and water main breaks
Jan28

City Council hears report on budget, neighborhood policing, city parks and water main breaks

By Tom Travis City’s acting-Chief Financial Officer, Amanda Trujillo, gives a budget report to council Amanda Trujillo, the city’s acting-Chief Financial Officer and City Treasurer, was on the line to take questions from council concerning the city budget at Monday’s Flint City Council meeting.  Trujillo said expenditures are “under budget” and  explained that since the city’s hiring freeze in May...

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200 seasonal jobs opening now at Genesee County Parks
Jan27

200 seasonal jobs opening now at Genesee County Parks

More than 200 jobs are opening at the Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission,  Director Barry June announced in a press release. “These seasonal positions are perfect for high school and college students, retirees or those looking for a second income,” June said. Full-time, part-time, and seasonal jobs and internships are currently posted, including at locations such as Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, The Mounds...

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