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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

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Victim watches stolen car drive away

By Dan DuChene
Mar. 12, 2009    ·    2:28 p.m.

Car theft
A Ypsilanti township resident saw her car drive away in front of her 7 a.m. Wednesday.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office reports the woman had left her car running on the street for “a few moments” while she went inside her home on the 600 block of Browning Street. She came back to see her 2000 4-door red Buick Century traveling south toward Oak Street.

The victim called 911. The deputies who responded to the call checked the area to no avail. The suspects are unknown at this time.

Deputies were dispatched by 911 for a burglary at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 8800 block of Nottingham Drive in Superior Township.

Police said the front door was kicked in during the day and the house was ransacked. Items taken could not be identified.

Suspects are unknown at this time.

A Sony flat screen T.V. was stolen from a burglarized home in Ypsilanti Township Wednesday.

Deputies were called to the 2300 block of Roundtree at 10 p.m. and discovered the door to the residence had been kicked in. Suspects are unknown at this time.

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