UAW Local 651

3518 Robert T Longway Blvd.
Flint, MI 48506, USA

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Teacher concessions part of Flint School District plan to erase $22 million deficit, avoid takeover

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:08:12 -0800

FLINT, MI – As the Flint School District tries to cut its way out of debt and avoid a state takeover, two employee unions have agreed to about $8 million in concessions that include wage freezes and will likely increase class...

Larger classes, combined grades: 6 things parents need to know about Flint schools cuts

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:39:23 -0800

FLINT, MI – Flint teachers this week have agreed to $7.1 million in concessions, including changes that will likely be felt in the classroom over the next several years. The reductions agreed to by the United Teachers of Flint union...

Psychologist says Flint teen convicted of killing 14-year-old 'seriously troubled'

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:35:10 -0800

A psychologist testified a Flint teen who fatally shot a 14-year-old boy in Mott Park was a "seriously troubled" individual with severe mental health problems who still has the possibility of becoming a productive member of society.

5 things to do in Genesee County

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:15:19 -0800

FLINT, MI – Christmas is next week, and holiday-themed events such as the Holiday Pops concert, an annual party at St. John Vianney School, and more will welcome Genesee County residents this weekend. Read below for more information on things...

Flint teachers agree to 7-year wage freeze, prep time cuts to save $8.1 million

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:21:38 -0800

Flint school board members Ella Greene-Moton, left, and David Davenport, right, look at paperwork during a school board meeting at Southwestern Classical Academy in Flint on Dec. 17, 2014. Laura McDermott |  FLINT, MI – Two of the Flint...

Mike Morrison

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:50:47 -0800

His family will receive friends at Navarre Funeral Home Monday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at Navarre Funeral Home Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Anahuac Cemetery.

C.S. Mott Foundation names son of CEO as 4th president

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:16:25 -0800

Associated Press - FLINT — The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has selected the great-grandson of its founder to be its fourth president. The Flint-based foundation established in 1926 by automotive pioneer C.S. Mott on Tuesday announced the appointment of Ridgway White. He succeeds his father, William White, who remains chairman and chief executive. The younger White joined the philanthropic ...

'Finding Vivian Maier,' documentary about nanny/urban photographer, to screen at Flint Institute of Arts

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:13:31 -0800

FLINT, MI--A documentary about a perhaps-unlikely artist whose urban photography was only belatedly acclaimed, "Finding Vivian Maier" is the Dec. 19-21 selection in the Friends of Modern Art film series at the Flint Institute of Arts.

Portable planetarium visits continue for Flint students thanks to grant

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:07:31 -0800

FLINT, MI – Elementary students within the Flint School District will be able to take advantage of the Longway Planetarium’s portable dome theater next year following a $4,500 grant, according to a statement. Support for the traveling dome theater was...

Flint water pipeline to cost less than planned

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:46:40 -0800

Associated Press - FLINT — Genesee County officials say winning bids on a new water pipeline to Lake Huron have come in significantly less than estimated, at about $233 million. The Flint Journal reports Drain Commissioner Jeff Wright told the Flint City Council Monday that contractors offered the less-than-predicted prices for the Karegnondi Water Authority pipeline. Estimates had ranged from ...

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