FLINT, MI —It’s 6:45 am on a Monday and Pastor Jimmie Whitaker along with nearly 20 other people line up at the two entry ways of Northwestern high school waiting for buses to arrive. “Good morning,” Whitaker says to students coming into the building. “Stay focused.” “Stay on point.” “Stay engaged.” “I’m proud of you.” […]
FLINT, MI – Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says recent comments from a MDEQ official are a disappointment. According to a recent news article, Bryce Feighner, director of the Michigan DEQ Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance Division, pointed to a number of water main breaks as the potential cause of Flint’s water crisis instead of the […]
FLINT, MI — The Flint City Council appointed community members to the advisory council that oversees  recommendations for the city’s Community Development Block Grant funds. The council voted 8 to 1 to appoint seven residents to the City Wide Advisory Council, the group that makes recommendations to the Flint City Council regarding Community Development Block Grant […]
FLINT, MI — A former city attorney has filed a lawsuit against Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, according to a Detroit Free Press article. Stacy Erwin Oakes who was fired as city attorney in January filed a whistle-blower lawsuit against Weaver saying she was let go for objecting to “fraudulent legal documents” and other illegal acts,” […]
FLINT, MI — Flint officials announced during a March 29, 2017 press conference at city hall that they are ready to start the fourth phase of Mayor Karen Weaver’s program to replace pipes in Flint. Crews are set to start mid April with the infrastructure replacement after a group of AARP volunteers and CORE workers […]
ROSEVILLE, MI – The man behind a postcard sent to Mayor Karen Weaver says he only wrote it after he disagreed with comments he says she made about President Donald Trump. “I was upset about it and when I hear someone being mean to someone else I have to do something about it,” said Edward […]
Flint, MI  —The owner of Orchard Lane Manor apartment complex has made a payment on their utility bill ending possible water shutoffs for tenants. According to Flint City Spokeswoman, the owners made a payment nearly $9,500 payment on an outstanding balance of $65,432.03 removing the complex from Flint’s water shut off list. On Monday, Flint […]
FLINT, MI – Flint kids are talented. Flint kids are dreamers. Flint kids are strong. Flint kids are healthy. A new campaign is making sure Flint children—and the rest of the world—see their full potential. The “Flint Kids Are” communications campaign is specifically designed to help Flint’s youngest navigate through the many messages about the […]
FLINT, MI – Flint Mayor Karen Weaver is appealing recall language to remove her from office. According to documents filed by Weaver’s attorney Kendall Williams on March 17, 2017 with the Genesee County Clerk’s office Weaver is looking to appeal recall language approved on March 8, 2017 by the Genesee County Election Commission. Under Michigan […]