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Deadline to submit Flint water lawsuit settlement claims is May 12

Flint, MI– The deadline to submit a claim for the Flint water crisis lawsuit settlement is May 12, 2022.  The $626.25 million settlement, announced in August 2020, will resolve all litigation related to the water crisis against the State of Michigan, the City of Flint, Rowe Engineering, and McLaren Hospital. It is one of the…

‘FLINT: Who Can You Trust’ documentary to screen in area May 6

FLINT, MI–A major documentary made over half a decade, following arguably the worst man-made poisoning in American history, is to be released exactly eight years after the tragedy began. And shockingly the award-winning director of “FLINT: Who Can You Trust?” hasrevealed a gritty reality in Flint today – where residents form long lines to collectbottled…

Flint’s secondary water pipeline project is complete

Flint, MI– On April 25, the eighth anniversary of the beginning of the Flint water crisis, Mayor Sheldon Neeley announced that a $17 million water infrastructure project has been completed.  “The City of Flint is excited to announce the completion of the secondary water pipeline project. This system will ensure the City of Flint has…

Flint City Council postpones contract for service line replacement project

Flint, MI– The Flint City Council has again postponed a contract for pipe replacement project management services after officials warned that doing so could cost the city time and money.  The project to excavate and replace lead and galvanized steel service lines was initially supposed to be completed in 2019 per a settlement agreement between…

Flint, Beecher schools among highest discipline rates for homeless students in Michigan

Flint, MI— At Flint Community Schools, 40.5% of students who have experienced homelessness were suspended or expelled during the 2017-2018 school year, according to a report by the University of Michigan’s Poverty Solutions. Also according the the report: That’s high. Michigan’s statewide average discipline rate among homeless students is 17%. The researchers analyzed suspension and…