Most students receive a firm reprimand from teachers when even a glimpse of a cell phone is spotted from across the classroom.
The city of Ypsilanti’s Downtown Development Authority is coordinating a Façade Grant application for business and property owners in the DDA districts. The competitive grant program, funded through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, will afford property and business owners the opportunity to obtain up to a 50 percent match for façade improvements.
The city of Ypsilanti will have a new city planner beginning Feb. 15. Teresa Gillotti, Ypsilanti’s Michigan State University Extension Planner, will replace City Planner Richard Murphy as he takes a new job with the Michigan Suburbs Alliance. “It happened fairly quickly that Murphy was offered a job from the Michigan Suburbs Alliance and had to quickly take it,” Gillotti said of the city planner position Thursday afternoon.
A City of Ypsilanti resident was found deceased at approximately 2 p.m. today in the parking lot near the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority’s Ypsilanti Transit Center on Pearl Street. Evidence suggests the 52-year-old female may have overdosed, according to a media release from the Ypsilanti Police Department.
Several fire departments were on the scene spraying water on a fire that ripped through an office space early yesterday morning.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office is searching for suspects related to a homicide at the 8700 block of MacArthur Blvd.
Burglary: At approximately 12:30 a.m. Friday, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the 1500 block of Harvest Lane in Superior Township for a burglary.
Assistant City Attorney Karl Barr said he would most likely be filing in circuit court mid-December to abate the Thompson Building at 400 N.
Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton said he will not relish the “daunting task” of deploying 10 fewer deputies in Ypsilanti Township come Jan.
Starting on the seventh floor of Clark East Towers apartment complex off East Clark Road, Jackie Macy and her assistants begin to make their daily rounds for Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels.