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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

Haabs

Teens picked up in stolen vehicle, marijuana possession

By Dan DuChene
May. 5, 2009    ·    2:37 p.m.


Stolen vehicle
A vehicle reported stolen from Ypsilanti Township Monday morning was later recovered at Lincoln Middle School, with the two suspects still inside.

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 7700 block of Thornhill Drive at 8 a.m. to respond to a stolen vehicle. Police said a 2001 Lincoln Continental was reported stolen out of the victim’s driveway.

Police said the vehicle was located “a short time later” in the parking lot at Lincoln Middle School, with two Ypsilanti Township teenagers still inside. The 13-year-old suspect was arrested and turned over to his mother. The 18-year-old suspect was arrested and brought to the Washtenaw County Jail.

According to police, both suspects have hearings with the court today to follow up on the charges.

Marijuana possession
A 25-year-old Lenawee County resident was arrested and jailed early this morning, when deputies found suspected marijuana during a traffic stop in Ypsilanti Township

The suspect’s vehicle was stopped by police on Michigan Avenue near Center at 12:30 a.m. Police said they discovered the driver in possession of the drug. The suspect was then arrested and brought to the Washtenaw County Jail.

The case will be forwarded to the prosecutor.

Burglary
A coin collection was reported stole from a Superior Township home Monday night.

Deputies responded to the 5500 block of Vreeland Road at 6 p.m. and discovered that entry had been made through an unlocked door.

Suspects are unknown at this time.

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