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Ron Fonger


Flint, MI, United States

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Past articles by Ron:

Flint Council rejects higher salary range for mayor’s top advisor

City Administrator Clyde Edwards isn’t getting a raise -- at least not in the foreseeable future. → Read More

Boil water advisory lifted for Genesee Township

A boil water advisory issued for a part of the township earlier this week has been lifted. → Read More

Ordinance changes would open the door for drinking on pedal trolleys in Flint

Start working on those hamstrings, quads and glutes Flint. → Read More

Boil water advisory issued for part of Genesee Township

Part of Genesee Township is under a boil water advisory after a water main break on Monday, Feb. 27. → Read More

Burton councilman who pleaded guilty to operating while impaired targeted for recall

A Burton city councilman who pleaded guilty to impaired driving earlier this year has been targeted for recall. → Read More

Buy your own boots, Flint Township board tells building inspector

There’s nothing wrong with Stuart Worthing’s work boots but the township still wants its money back for them. → Read More

Flint City Hall will close, no delays in garbage pickups for MLK holiday

Flint city offices will be closed to the public in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 16. → Read More

Flint mayor’s top aide wants pay raise but City Council not ready to give it

Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley’s top aide wants a raise but the City Council isn’t ready to oblige. → Read More

Flint GM plants give eight local nonprofits $270K in community impact grants

Decisions about which organizations receive support are made at a local level, GM said in its announcement. → Read More

Neeley to take oath of office for second term as Flint mayor

Sheldon Neeley will take the oath of office for his second term as mayor on Monday, Dec. 5, in City Hall. → Read More

In a ‘Norman Rockwell’ Michigan city, new council member challenges prayer tradition

Prayer isn’t leaving Owosso City Hall but neither is Emily Olson. → Read More

Flint City Hall, trash collection schedules changing for Thanksgiving holiday

Some schedules for city services are changing in Flint this week because of the Thanksgiving holiday. → Read More

Barton out as Flint fire chief but city won’t say why

Raymond Barton is out as Flint’s fire chief, but the city won’t say if he’s been fired, resigned or retired. → Read More

Neeley wins second term as Flint mayor with 53% of vote

Voters in Flint have given Sheldon Neeley a second term as mayor. → Read More

Green keeps Michigan Senate seat that includes northeast corner of Genesee County

Republican Phil Green will return to the Michigan House of Representatives, the Associated Press has projected. → Read More

Five seek three seats in Linden City Council election

Five candidates are running for three seats on the Linden City Council in the Nov. 8 general election. → Read More

City of Flint leaf pickup starts now, continues through Dec. 2

The city of Flint's curbside collection of bagged leaves starts this week and will continue through Dec. 2. → Read More

Boil water advisory lifted for parts of Flint, Mundy townships

A boil water advisory for neighborhoods near a water main break on Maple Road has been lifted. → Read More

One-way traffic could end on historic downtown Flint street

Parts of a major artery in downtown Flint’s street system could soon be converted from one-way to two-way traffic. → Read More

Flint water crisis charges dismissed against seven former officials

Felony criminal charges tied to the Flint water crisis against seven former government officials have been dismissed by a Genesee Circuit Court judge. → Read More