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Sloan Museum of Discovery to present new galleries, hands-on exhibits

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 23, 2022

FLINT — In three weeks, visitors young and old will get to see a totally reimagined Sloan Museum and explore new exhibits dedicated to interactive learning and play. The Sloan Museum of Discovery, formerly known as the Alfred P. Sloan Museum, will hold its grand reopening on July 16 in Flint. Guests will encounter four new galleries and walk through […]

Investigators locate source of hazardous spill in Flint River

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 23, 2022

FLINT — State and local investigators have linked a June 15 petroleum product leak in the Flint River to a chemical company in Flint. On Friday, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) said that a petroleum-based substance leaked into the river through a sewer outfall near West Boulevard and I-475 in Flint. Investigators said that the […]

Swartz Creek school newsletter in today’s Genesee County View

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 23, 2022

Swartz Creek residents located in the 48473 zip code will receive the Swartz Creek Community Schools, The Dragon Connection newsletter inside today’s edition of the Genesee County View.

Fun in the sun

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 23, 2022

The Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce’s Family Fun Fest was held last week, June 16-19 at Grand Blanc High School. The hallmark of the festivities was the Arnolds Amusements carnival.

Grand Blanc gymnast gets invited to Team USA Olympics training camp

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 23, 2022

GRAND BLANC — Ella Schell started gymnastics when she was only 18 months old. Now going into her junior year at Goodrich High School, she has been training and competing for many years. She was recently invited to the Team USA Gymnastics Olympics training camp in Dallas, Texas after competing at nationals. “I scored above a 38 at nationals and […]

Board considers SADs as last resort for funding road work

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 23, 2022

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Township Board of Trustees is considering a policy change that would allow the board to initiate special assessment districts to finance repairs to subdivision roads. The Genesee County Road Commission maintains jurisdiction over most roads within the township. Under the current policy, to initiate repairs to a secondary road, at least 51 percent […]

Save the Date

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 23, 2022

Story time GRAND BLANC — Story time with Miss Marissa will take place at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 24, at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Road. Stories, songs and play. Ages birth to 5 years old. Information: 810-694-5310. – L.R. Food truck festival GRAND BLANC — The City of Grand Blanc will host a food truck festival on […]

Comedy relief

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 23, 2022

The Davison Comedy Festival, held June 11, raised $13,100 for the parks in both Davison and Davison Township. The proceed will be split between the two municipalities for use however they see fit in the local parks. Pictured, from left, is Davison Comedy Festival organizer Ben Callis, his wife Emily, Davison City Manager Andrea Schroeder, City Councilwoman Stacey Kalisz, Councilwoman […]

Non-residents to pay more at Lake Callis

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 23, 2022

DAVISON TWP. — In the seven years since the Lake Callis Recreation Complex opened, rates for both residents and non-residents have not changed. But, that is no longer the case for nonresidents after the board of trustees voted 4-1 at its June 13 meeting to raise all non-residents holiday rates after years of seeing high demand during the Memorial Day, […]

City seeking candidates for city council, vacancy

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | June 23, 2022

DAVISON — City Manager Andrea Schroeder said residents interested in serving on the Davison City Council will need to get their petitions into the clerk’s office by Aug. 2 for their name to appear on the ballot in the November general election to fill four seats on the council. Terms ending in November are those of councilmembers Ron Emery, Jessica […]