The Rep of Flint presents virtual theatrical production of The Breath Project
Oct24

The Rep of Flint presents virtual theatrical production of The Breath Project

By Patsy Isenberg The Flint Repertory Theatre is joining 22 other theaters across the country today and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 25, in a virtual performance inspired by the deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. Black actors from around the country will present works they’ve created for the theatre in a virtual format in what they’re calling The Breath Project. Flint Repertory Theatre (The Rep) has partnered with The Breath...

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Mixed signals from state lead to multi-pronged plan for reopening Flint schools
Oct22

Mixed signals from state lead to multi-pronged plan for reopening Flint schools

By Harold C. Ford “If we have to go back to school next week, we’ll be ready.” —Anita Steward, superintendent, Flint Community Schools, Oct. 13, 2020 Anita Steward, superintendent of Flint Community Schools (FCS), presented a multi-pronged plan for the possible reopening of schools on a face-to-face/brick-and-mortar basis to the FCS Board of Education’s Governance Subcommittee on Oct. 13. The FCS team that included Eileen Tomasi,...

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Future of I-475 through downtown Flint topic of Mayor’s online community discussion tonight
Oct21

Future of I-475 through downtown Flint topic of Mayor’s online community discussion tonight

A community visioning and input session regarding the future of I-475 at 6:30 p.m. tonight will be hosted by Mayor Sheldon Neeley and Chief of Staff Brian Larkin. With new available state funds, the city expects to resurface a portion of I-475 going through downtown. Neeley is soliciting community input on a proposal to remove a portion of the expressway by filling it in. This would level the landscape and allow for creation of a...

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Second St. Paul’s concert Oct. 25 cancelled due to COVID concerns
Oct20

Second St. Paul’s concert Oct. 25 cancelled due to COVID concerns

The Sunday, Oct. 25 concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church has been cancelled due to COVID concerns, Director of Music Holly Richardson announced today. The concert, second of the 2020-2021 “Music in the Heart of the City” series, was to have featured  “Soprano and Flute in Song,” with Townes Osborn, Brittnee Siemon, and artist-in-residence Carl Angelo on organ.  The September concert also was cancelled,...

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New absentee ballot drop boxes donated by L.A. Lakers forward Flint native Kyle Kuzma
Oct20

New absentee ballot drop boxes donated by L.A. Lakers forward Flint native Kyle Kuzma

By Tom Travis Four additional ballot drop boxes for Flint have been donated by Los Angeles Lakers basketball forward and Flint native, Kyle Kuzma,  according to a press release from the City Clerk’s office. The newest drop boxes are located at four Flint fire stations:  Fire Station 3, 1525 Martin Luther King Ave.  Fire Station 5, 3402 Western Rd. Fire Station 6, 716 W. Pierson Rd. Fire Station 8, 202 E. Atherton Rd.  Kuzma, 25,...

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Flint Board of Education election: twelve candidates for three six-year positions
Oct19

Flint Board of Education election: twelve candidates for three six-year positions

By Harold Ford Assisted by EVM Editorial staff Tom Travis, Jan Worth-Nelson and Ted Nelson SCROLL DOWN FOR CANDIDATE PROFILES AT THE END OF THIS STORY “When parents are looking at where to send their kids (to school), there’s an awful lot of faith involved in the sense that, you may not have any money, but you’re investing your kid in a school district.  It’s the job of the school district, the challenge of the school district, to be...

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