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We’re Back!

We’re Back!

In print anyway. Honestly, we have not missed a single issue of this newspaper since we had to shut down due to Covid protocols last Spring. We have been available online all of that time, but we also know that large numbers of our readers access this information...

August 2021Recipes
3 Bean Salad
3 Bean Salad

3 Bean Salad

Boil in salted water to cover until tender but still slightly crunchy (2 minutes) 1 cup ½ inch pieces green beans 1 cup ½ inch pieces yellow wax beans Drain and place in a large bowl.  Add and stir together: 16 ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained ½ cup...

FamilyJuly 2021Michigan
Gov. Whitmer Urges Parents to File a Federal Income Tax Return or Use Non-Filer Sign up Portal to Receive Child Tax Credit Payments
Gov. Whitmer Urges Parents to File a Federal Income Tax Return or Use Non-Filer Sign up Portal to Receive Child Tax Credit Payments

Gov. Whitmer Urges Parents to File a Federal Income Tax Return or Use Non-Filer Sign up Portal to Receive Child Tax Credit Payments

Recently Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urged parents to file a federal income tax return if they haven’t yet done so, or use the Non-Filer Sign-up Tool in order to be eligible for federal Child Tax Credit payments. Payments to begin July 15 and will not affect public...

Community InfoJune 2021Michigan
Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announces Federal Program to Lower Cost of High-Speed Internet
Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announces Federal Program to Lower Cost of High-Speed Internet

Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announces Federal Program to Lower Cost of High-Speed Internet

Residents are eligible to receive discounts on internet service and devices. Lt. Gilchrist II and the Connecting Michigan Taskforce are encouraging Michigan families to sign up for a new federal program to help lower the cost of high speed internet service, which...

April 2021Community InfoGardening
Hoop Dreams
Hoop Dreams

Hoop Dreams

What would March be like (Yes, I know this is the April edition) without a story about hoops? (Stay with me here…) But I’m not talking about basketball. I’m talking about hoop houses! You’ve seen them all over town. Perhaps a neighbor has one and you thought how...

April 2021Community InfoLiteracy and Education
Over 200,000 Books distributed through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Flint Kids
Over 200,000 Books distributed through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Flint Kids

Over 200,000 Books distributed through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Flint Kids

The water crisis and the pandemic have changed so many things in life, but if your child is enrolled in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the program for children from birth to their 5th birthday, the monthly arrival of a book in the mailbox is one thing Flint...

April 2021City of FlintCommunity Info
Coming Soon To a Location Near You! The Best Part is That YOU Get to Help Choose Where!
Coming Soon To a Location Near You! The Best Part is That YOU Get to Help Choose Where!

Coming Soon To a Location Near You! The Best Part is That YOU Get to Help Choose Where!

Last year at this time the Community Foundation of Greater Flint graced us with a grant to help with this newspaper. Then Covid 19 hit and it became necessary to amend the grant request because, suddenly, many of our distribution points were closed and many remain...

City of FlintCommunity InfoMarch 2021
Flint Lead Free 2021 Report Highlights Positive Trends and over $53M in Economic Benefits
Flint Lead Free 2021 Report Highlights Positive Trends and over $53M in Economic Benefits

Flint Lead Free 2021 Report Highlights Positive Trends and over $53M in Economic Benefits

Flint Lead Free has released its 2021 report with the goal of sharing the widespread community efforts to reduce lead exposure, highlighting progress from new investments and partnerships, and demonstrating the positive impact on the Flint community. A workgroup of...

JobsMarch 2021
City of Flint Jobs
City of Flint Jobs

City of Flint Jobs

YOU Can Make a Difference in YOUR Hometown! Police Officer-Full Time Police Officer-Part Time Police Officer-Recruit Traffic Safety Maintainer Utilities Instrumentation Technician Utilities Instrumentation Trainee Job Descriptions, Qualifications, Salary Structure,...

January 2021Michigan
Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks
Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks

Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks

On Tuesday, December 29, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the bipartisan relief bill that the Michigan legislature passed after she urged them to provide support for Michigan families, frontline workers, and small businesses. The relief bill includes $55 million to...

Community InfoJanuary 2021
Pitch for $K
Pitch for $K

Pitch for $K

Pitch For $K is designed to foster the entrepreneur mindset in Flint & Genesee County, along with creating an inclusive support system to assist individuals in moving their idea, product, or business forward. If you have an idea for a business or product, we...

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