FLINT, MI — Flint Mayor Karen Weaver will hold a press conference Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in the Flint City Hall lobby at 11:30 a.m. to discuss the future of state-run Point of Distribution Sites (PODS) used to distribute water to Flint residents. According to July 25, 2017 media advisory, Weaver along with local pastors […]
FLINT, MI – The Valley Area Agency on Aging is hosting the second of four events this summer through their Flint Senior Lives Matter initiative aimed at helping people ages 60 and older navigate through Flint’s water crisis. “We recognized very early on that the seniors in this community were profoundly affected by the water […]
Nearly 8,000 Flint property owners could face foreclosures after the state-appointed board overseeing Flint’s finances voted June 27, 2017 against a moratorium put in place by the Flint City Council. The Receivership Transition Advisory Board voted against the move put in place by the council on May 17, 2017 during a special Flint City Council […]
FLINT, MI – Flint Mayor Karen Weaver is demanding an apology from comedian Steve Harvey after he made comments about the city’s water crisis. “As Mayor for the City of Flint, and someone who has been on your show and spoken with you personally about the “Flint Water Crisis.” I was deeply saddened by your […]
FLINT, MI – The Valley Area Agency on Aging will kickoff the first of four events this summer through their Flint Senior Lives Matter initiative aimed at helping people 60 and older navigate through Flint’s water crisis. “We recognized very early on that the seniors in this community were profoundly affected by the water crisis,” […]
FLINT, MI – The state-appointed board overseeing Flint’s finances say they are holding off on a decision as to whether a move by the Flint City Council to prevent liens from being placed on thousands of homes in the city will stand. The Receivership Transition Advisory Board voted to revisit a moratorium Flint City Council […]
FLINT, MI – On April 18, 2017, Mayor Karen Weaver announced her recommendation that the City of Flint stay with the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) as its primary source of water and utilize Genesee County as a backup water source. “I believe staying with GLWA as the city’s primary water source is the best […]
FLINT, MI – Officials at a local church say they can help some people with water related bills but they are not cutting checks to everyone. A Facebook rumor that Woodside Church in Flint is cutting checks to pay Flint residents’ water bills is not true. “We will do everything we can to help but […]
In 2016 Genesee County Drain Commissioner Jeff Wright published a paper on Flint’s water crisis. The paper has been a topic of discussion among community leaders. See what Wright had to say below. Wright Monopoly Price Gouging Corruption and the Poisoning of a City 552247 7 by Flint Beat on Scribd
FLINT, MI — Lead-tainted service lines at 253 homes have been replaced so far in phase four of Mayor Karen Weaver’s FAST Start initiative. Crews from four area companies are replacing lead and galvanized service lines leading from the street to the water meter in residents’ homes during this fourth phase of the FAST Start […]