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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

Anthony Lamar Borden Photo by Washtenaw County Sheriff

Anthony Lamar Borden

Police chase, drug arrest, burglary

By Dan DuChene
Aug. 18, 2009    ·    1:19 p.m.

Police chase leads to arrest
A 30-year-old Ypsilanti resident was arraigned on three charges and remanded after leading police on a chase early Thursday morning.

Anthony Lamar Borden was given $20,000 worth of bonds for resisting and obstructing and possessing a controlled substance.

The incident occurred when Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to stop a stolen vehicle from Ypsilanti city on Ecorse Road, near Rosewood, in Ypsilanti Township.

“Upon activating the emergency lights, the vehicle fled from the deputy at a high rate of speed,” a report issued by police today said.

After stopping at Riverside Manor on Grove Street in Ypsilanti city, the driver fled on foot. He was apprehended after police deployed a Taser.

Trespassing, drug possession
Two Ypsilanti Township teenagers were arrested Friday for possession of suspected marijuana and trespassing in Superior Township.

Deputies came into contact with the two suspects, one 18 and the other 17 years old, on the 8900 block of Macarthur Boulevard at 8:30 p.m., according to a report issued by police.

The two were transported to the Washtenaw County Jail. A report will be issued to the prosecutor.

A 46-inch flat screen television was reported stolen from a Superior Township home Saturday.

Deputies responded to the 1200 block of Stamford Road at 12:30 a.m., where it was discovered entry had been gained by breaking out a front window.

Suspects are unknown at this time.

A laptop computer was reported stolen from an Ypsilanti Township home Saturday.

Deputies responded to the 1200 block of Evelyn Street at 6 p.m., where it was discovered entry had been gained through the side door.

Suspects are unknown at this time.

Stolen vehicle
A dark-blue 2008 four-door Avenger was reported stolen from an Ypsilanti Township home Saturday.

Deputies responded to the 8500 block of Spinnaker Way at 7 p.m., where it was reported the vehicle had been taken during the day.

Suspects are unknown at this time.

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