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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

Sheriff’s summary

Left to right, Darrion Deante Stevenson, Rahim Renard Smith and Ezra Joseph-Alan Flury. Photo by Washtenaw County Sheriff

Left to right, Darrion Deante Stevenson, Rahim Renard Smith and Ezra Joseph-Alan Flury.
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Ypsilanti Township stabbing, burglary suspects arraigned

By Dan DuChene
Aug. 28, 2009    ·    11:23 a.m.

Assault less than murder
A 35-year-old Ypsilanti Township resident was arrested Thursday for her involvement in a stabbing in Ypsilanti Township.

Police said the victim, a 35-year-old Ann Arbor resident, was stabbed in the chest. Police she was transported to an area hospital and released a short time later.

The incident occurred at 3:10 p.m. in the 30 block of Ohio Street. Police said the two females had an altercation that resulted in the stabbing.

Police said the suspect was transported to the Washtenaw County Jail, and will be arraigned later today.

On 8/27/2009 at 3:10 PM, WCSO Deputies were dispatched to the 30 block of Ohio Street in Ypsilanti Township

Three suspects arrested Wednesday for burglarizing an Ypsilanti Township home have all been issued a $7,500 cash bond in their arraignment Thursday.

The Ann Arbor resident, 19-year-old Darrion Deante Stevenson, and the two Ypsilanti Township residents, 17-year-old Rahim Renard Smith and 18-year-old Ezra Joseph-Alan Flury, will stand in their pretrial next month.

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies found the three suspects hiding behind East Middle School in a vehicle that a witness at the scene had identified to police.

Police said the witness reported three or four males running down the street carrying electronic equipment and fleeing the area in the vehicle mentioned above. Deputies responded to Timber Ridge and Grove Road at 1:25 a.m.

It was later discovered a burglary had occurred in the 1900 block of Timber Ridge.

The three were arrested and transported to the Washtenaw County Jail after a short foot pursuit.

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