Rerouting of storm sewer at Buick City paused due to COVID-19 restrictions
Apr02

Rerouting of storm sewer at Buick City paused due to COVID-19 restrictions

The following announcement was received today from RACER Trust, manager of the former Buick City property in Flint. More information is available at https://www.racertrust.org/buickcity18 “April 1, 2020 — Work to replace and reroute over 3,600 feet of underground storm sewer lines through RACER Trust’s Buick City property in Flint has been paused indefinitely in response to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order to cease...

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MTA Flint  announces coronavirus fare waiver, “social distance” loading changes
Mar21

MTA Flint announces coronavirus fare waiver, “social distance” loading changes

By Madeleine Graham Fares for fixed bus routes and transfers on MTA Flint are being waived because of the coronavirus situation until April 6, according to CEO Ed Benning.  The use of transfers has been eliminated until further notice. Benning said MTA drivers for all forms of transportation–fixed city routes, Your Ride and Ride to Wellness–have been provided with masks, gloves and hand sanitizers.  He said it is not...

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Coronavirus updates: Ruth Mott Foundation offices closed to visitors;  business continues
Mar17

Coronavirus updates: Ruth Mott Foundation offices closed to visitors; business continues

The following statement has been received from the Ruth Mott Foundation, clarifying that their offices–including Applewood–are closed to visitors but that the Foundation will continue business, most staff working remotely.  Proposal deadline changes and community meeting postponements detailed below. Dear Partners and Community Members, “It seems that news related to COVID-19 is changing rapidly by the hour. As a...

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City of Flint launches webpage with coronavirus community resources
Mar16

City of Flint launches webpage with coronavirus community resources

The City of Flint today announced it has set up a webpage to help residents find and connect with coronavirus services.  City Hall itself will be closed temporarily starting  Tuesday, March 17, but according to the press release, city services will continue and phones will continue to be answered. Here is the city’s press statement: “The City of Flint launched today a webpage detailing services available to Flint residents...

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Coronavirus update: Two McCree programs—Stylistics, Youth Arts Explosion—postponed
Mar16

Coronavirus update: Two McCree programs—Stylistics, Youth Arts Explosion—postponed

The following two postponements were announced today from the New McCree Theatre: “Due to Governor Whitmer’s advisory requsting Michigan citizens to avoid gatherings of 100 people or more as a means of preventing the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, McCree Theatre is postponing its Stylistics’ concert, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2020, until further notice. “The Youth Arts Explosion...

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Flint Institute of Arts, Flint Institute of Music coronavirus closures announced
Mar14

Flint Institute of Arts, Flint Institute of Music coronavirus closures announced

The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA)and the FIA Art School will be closed through April 5, according to a statement issued Saturday.  The Flint School of Performing Arts (FSPA) part of the Flint Institute of Music (FIM) will be closed for three weeks.  More details from both the FIA and the FIM–and regarding the Flint Repertory Theatre — can be found below. Contact: Ann Marie Van Duyne Chief Mktg & Development Officer...

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