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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

Weekend sheriff’s summary

Ypsilanti Farmers Market

Drug possession, driving under the influence, burglaries

By Dan DuChene
Jul. 20, 2009    ·    11:53 a.m.


Drug possession
A 27-year-old Plymouth resident was arrested in Ypsilanti Township Saturday for drug possession.

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop on Tyley, near Seneca, at 10 p.m., where it was discovered the driver was in possession of suspected crack cocaine.

The suspect was transported to the Washtenaw County Jail.

Driving under the influence
A 27-year-old Ypsilanti Township resident was arrested Friday for operating a vehicle under the influence in Superior Township.

Deputies stopped the driver at 6 p.m. on Mcarthur Boulevard, near Harris Street. She was arrested when deputies discovered she was under the influence of suspected marijuana.

She was transported to the Washtenaw County Jail.

Burglary
A 46-year-old Belleville resident was arrested Saturday after reportedly steeling more than $1,000 worth of electronic equipment from an Augusta Township home.

Deputies responded to the 8900 block of Potter Road at 11 p.m., for a burglary in progress. Police discovered the suspect inside the residence, “ransacking” the home.

Police arrested the suspect as he exited the home with the stolen goods. He was transported to the Washtenaw County Jail.

Burglary
A filing cabinet and a safer were reported stolen from an Ypsilanti Township home Friday.

Deputies responded to the 1700 block of Outer Lane at 9 a.m., and discovered entry had been gained by forcing in the rear door.

Suspects are unknown at this time.

Burglary
A flat screen TV was reported stolen from an Ypsilanti Township home Saturday.

Deputies responded to the 300 block of Ecorse Road at 6 a.m., where it was discovered entry had been gained through the front door.

Suspects are unknown at this time.

Burglary
A TV was reported stolen from an Ypsilanti Township home Sunday.

Deputies responded to the 2900 block of East Clark Road at 1:50 a.m., where it was discovered entry had been gained through an unlocked bedroom window.

Suspects are unknown at this time.

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