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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

Margret Anne Terrell, 40, was arraigned on prostitution charges Thursday. She was charged with accosting and soliciting and issued a $10,000 bond. She was arrested Wednesday during a sting in Ypsilanti Township. Photo by Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office

Margret Anne Terrell, 40, was arraigned on prostitution charges Thursday. She was charged with accosting and soliciting and issued a $10,000 bond. She was arrested Wednesday during a sting in Ypsilanti Township.

Accused prostitute arraigned, concealed weapon arrest

By Dan DuChene
Apr. 17, 2009    ·    8:49 a.m.

Prostitution arraignment
A 40-year-old Ypsilanti Township resident faces prostitution charges and was issued a $10,000 bond after her arraignment Thursday.

Margret Anne Terrell was charged with accosting and soliciting and remanded to the Washtenaw County Jail. Her pre-trail is scheduled for April 17, 2009.

Terrell was arrested Wednesday, during a sting conducted by Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies in Ypsilanti Township. Police said she offered sexual acts to an undercover deputy at 5 p.m. on Michigan Avenue near Wiard Road.

Concealed weapon
A 30-year-old Detroit resident was arrested Thursday night for carrying a concealed weapon in Superior Township.

The arrest was made after a traffic stop conducted by deputies in the 8000 block of Macarthur Boulevard.

A call came in to deputies at 11:20, shortly before the stop, reporting shots fired in the area. Deputies found the driver in possession of a hand gun. She will be arraigned later today.

A passenger in the vehicle, 47-year-old Derrick Stevenson, was arrested on a disorderly person warrant from Ann Arbor police and transported with the driver to the Washtenaw County Jail.

Miscellaneous jewelry was reported stolen from a Superior Township home Thursday.

Deputies responded to a burglary call at 3 p.m. on the 300 block of Harvest Lane. Police said they could not determine how entry was gained into the home.

Suspects are unknown at this time.

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