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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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Stolen dirt bike, gun stolen in burglary

By Dan DuChene
Apr. 2, 2009    ·    12:04 p.m.

Stolen vehicle
A blue 2001 Yamaha dirt bike was reported stolen from Ypsilanti Township this morning.

Wasthenaw County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 6900 block of McKean Road at 2:50 a.m. Police said the bike was stolen from the owner’s shed.

Police said there are no suspects.

A .32 caliber handgun, antique coins and personal checks were reported stolen from an Ypsilanti Township home Wednesday.

Deputies responded to the call at 4 p.m. to the 9300 block of Martz Road. They discovered entry had been gained through the front door.

Though the handgun was found on the street and recovered down the road from the home, no other property was recovered. Police said the suspects are unknown.

Disorderly conduct
A 34-year-old Ypsilanti Township man was arrested Wednesday for acting disorderly and creating a scene.

Two deputies were called to the 2800 block of Washtenaw Avenue in Ypsilanti Township at 5:48 p.m. Police said the man had been causing a disturbance inside the location.

The suspect was transported to the Washtenaw County Jail. Police said a report will be forwarded to the prosecutor.

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