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City Council approves all mayor's re-appointments
By Dan DuChene
Jun. 16, 2010   ·   3:42 a.m.

Jone Coleman, president of downtown business LookInTheAttic, shares his thoughts with City Council about the discussion and procedure taken to pass mayoral re-appointments, which he was being considered for the Downtown Development Authority.

After much procedure, Ypsilanti City Council approved six mayoral re-appointments to city boards and committees Tuesday, including the two postponed from earlier...read more

Council postpones two reappointments
By Mark Tower
Jun. 4, 2010   ·   4:57 p.m.

Two of Ypsilanti's volunteer board members were not reappointed on schedule Tuesday night, owing to a 4-2 vote by City Council to delay the appointments until...read more

Downtown properties to be rehabilitated
By Mark Tower
Jun. 4, 2010   ·   10:40 a.m.

The three properties located at 120, 122 and 124 West Michigan Avenue in downtown Ypsilanti will soon be rebuilt into commercial and office space and loft apartments, thanks to a planned $1.7 million investment by developers.

Three recently-vacated properties in downtown Ypsilanti, two of them condemned, will soon be renovated owing to recent purchase by a local development company and...read more

Ypsilanti Township authorizes litigation against Liberty Square
By Mark Tower
May. 28, 2010   ·   6:53 p.m.

Many of the homes in the Liberty Square complex on Grove Street in Ypsilanti Township are already boarded and ready for foreclosure sale. All 151 units, some of which are still occupied, will be condemned Tuesday, Ypsilanti Township has resolved.

Residents living in the Liberty Square complex of townhouses will see a sticker appear on their homes Tuesday, when the Ypsilanti Township Building Department places...read more

Ford plant granted tax exemption by township
By Mark Tower
May. 24, 2010   ·   5:44 p.m.

Ford Motor Company's Rawsonville Plan, located at the intersection of Textile and Bridge Roads in Ypsilanti Township, will soon be the new home for production of Ford's Electric Focus batteries, formerly produced in Mexico.

New machines and equipment will soon be wheeled into Ford's Rawsonville Plant in Ypsilanti Township as it begins manufacturing a line of batteries for the new global...read more

Police search for sexual assault suspect

This composite, released by the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office today, is being used to try and locate the suspect in last week's sexual assault in Ypsilanti Township. Photo by Washtenaw County Sheriff

This composite, released by the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office today, is being used to try and locate the suspect in last week's sexual assault in Ypsilanti Township.
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Composite issued from incident last week

By Dan DuChene
Oct. 15, 2009    ·    11:53 a.m.

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in a sexual assault in Ypsilanti Township last week.

At 2:30 a.m. Oct. 7, Washtenaw County Sherriff’s deputies responded to the 8000 block of Spinnaker Way, where it had been reported the resident was taking out her trash when she was approached by an unknown male.

“The victim was sexually assaulted, and the suspect fled on foot,” A report released by police today said.

The suspect is described as a black male with light complexion. He is described as 5 feet, 9 inches tall with a medium build and a goatee. He was wearing a black wool cap, black sweatshirt and black “Dickey”-style jeans.

A composite of the suspect was released with the report.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s tip line at 734-973-7711.

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