Food pantries with lead-mitigating foods still available to residents this December

Flint, MI—The Michigan Department of Health and Human services announced Tuesday that it would continue its partnership with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan to provide lead-mitigating food to Flint residents throughout December.  The program has been ongoing since 2016. Last year, the food bank performed 217 food distributions and fed over 61,000 Flint families.  […]

Goodbye, Charlie the Dort Mall fish. Flint will miss you.

Flint, MI– On Flint’s first real snowy day of the season, Charlie was moved from his home inside of the Dort Mall to the back of a black Grand Caravan headed for Ohio.  The Giant Pacu (think big fish with teeth) swam around in a 500-gallon tank overlooking the Star Brothers Coney Island from inside […]

Grassroots effort aims to tame speeding in Flint neighborhoods

Flint, MI– Along Dexter Street, near the back entrance of a McDonald’s, Kate Cole has fearfully watched people bike, children run, and mothers push baby strollers. That’s because she’s also seen cars barrel down the road going more than 50 miles per hour– double the Michigan speed limit for residential neighborhoods.  Cole, 78, has lived […]

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