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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

Dr. Kimberly A. Rice DDS

Shots fired in Superior Township

By Dan DuChene
May. 12, 2009    ·    1:59 p.m.


Shots fired
A 36-year-old Superior Township resident was arrested early this morning after Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies responded to shots fired in Superior Township.

Deputies responded to the 9000 block of Macarthur Boulevard at 12:45 a.m., where it was reported the shots had come from “a large crowd gathering in the street.”

Police said the suspect began to run away from the group when deputies approached the scene. According to a report released by the department, the suspect was subdued after resisting arrest.

He was transported to the Washtenaw County Jail, and the report will be forwarded to the prosecutor.

Shoplifting
Two Ypsilanti Township residents were arrested Monday night after allegedly attempting to take $57 worth of cleaning supplies from an Ypsilanti Township business.

Deputies responded to the 2500 block of Ellsworth Road at 7:50 p.m. Police said the two suspects had tried to conceal the merchandise and walk out of the store. Both suspects were transported to the Washtenaw County Jail.

Police said one of the suspects, a 55-year-old man, had two prior arrest warrants for an expired license in Washtenaw County and open intoxicants in Allen Park. The other suspect was 57 years old.

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