Mobile COVID vaccination units available Saturday, Aug. 14 on Flint’s south side
Aug13

Mobile COVID vaccination units available Saturday, Aug. 14 on Flint’s south side

Mobile COVID vaccination units sponsored by The Greater Flint Health Coalition (GFHC) in partnership with Genesee Community Health Center, Genesee County Community Action Resource Department (G.C.C.A.R.D.), and the United Way of Genesee County will be in the Lincoln Park Neighborhood and surrounding areas on Saturday, Aug. 14 from 12 a.m. to 3 p.m, according to a press release from the GFHC. Free lunches will be provided from the...

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With eight percent turnout for Flint city council primary, most incumbents advance to the general election
Aug04

With eight percent turnout for Flint city council primary, most incumbents advance to the general election

By Paul Rozycki As voters turned out in surprisingly low numbers for Tuesday’s city council primary, a number of new faces emerged to challenge incumbents in City Hall. Yet, with about eight percent of the voters casting ballots, only one incumbent found himself in the losing column. Voters in the 2nd Ward defeated incumbent Maurice Davis, as he finished third in a four person field.  All of the other incumbents who chose to run, were...

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Redistricting, social equity and water costs among topics discussed at Flint Neighborhoods United monthly virtual session
May26

Redistricting, social equity and water costs among topics discussed at Flint Neighborhoods United monthly virtual session

By Coner Segren Potential Michigan redistricting losses based on Census-2020 numbers, establishment of a new urban institute dedicated to social equity at the UM – Flint,  a proposal  to study a flat rate for water in the City of Flint, and the Genesee County Land Bank’s Clean and Green program were among topics discussed at the latest Flint Neighborhoods United (FNU) meeting.  FNU still holds its monthly meetings by Zoom....

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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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