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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


Marijuana and alcohal arrests, bicycle stolen

By Dan DuChene
Mar. 18, 2009    ·    3:24 p.m.

Marijuana possession
A 33-year-old Superior Township man was arrested for marijuana possession Tuesday night and brought to the Wasthtenaw County Jail on a drunk driving warant.

Wastenaw County Sheriff’s deputies were on a foot patrol of the 8800 block of Macarthir Boulevard at 11:15 p.m. when they said they saw the suspect attempt to purchase narcotics. Police said he was arrested for the drug charge and the warrant from Clinton police.

Minor under the influence
A 16-year-old Superior township resident was issued a citation for being under the influence of alcohal Tuesday.

Deputies discovered the suspect while on foot patrol at 8:30 p.m. on the 9100 block of Macarthur Boulevard. Police turned her in to her parents’ custody.

A green and black Mongoose BMX bicycle was reported stolen from an Ypsilanti Township home Tuesday.

Deputies were called at 4:40 p.m. to the 4500 block of Meadow Drive, where they discovered entry was gained though an unlocked door in the garage. Suspects are unknown.

Deputies attrested a man found in a vacant home in Ypsilanti Township Tuesday.

Dispatched to the 1200 block of Candlewood Lane for a burglary at 6:30 a.m., deputies found the 28-year-old man and brought him to the Washtenaw County Jail.


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