Flint

Apr 292013
 
Firefighters Under Attack

FLINT FIREFIGHTERS JUST CAN’T CATCH A BREAK One could say the name Flint, Michigan is apt when it comes to sparking fires — real and political. The city has suffered a rash of troubling arsons over the past few years, some of which have been partially resolved with the arrest and plea deal of a gang […]

 April 29, 2013  Posted by at 3:13 am Uncategorized Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Mar 292013
 

Mark Niquette, ©2013 Bloomberg News, Published 6:07 am, Wednesday, March 26, 2013 March 26 (Bloomberg) — After firing 20 percent of its workers, doubling water rates and outsourcing trash collection, Flint, Michigan, has a balanced budget. It’s also approaching the point at which it can’t function as a city. That’s the assessment of Edward Kurtz, its emergency […]

 March 29, 2013  Posted by at 1:19 am Uncategorized Tagged with: ,  No Responses »