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Alley repairs drive ahead

Alley repairs drive ahead

  By Charles Sercombe Even though there is a budget crunch this year for the city, alley repairs will continue this season. The city initially was only going to complete…

New season for Detroit City FC kicks off with a loss

New season for Detroit City FC kicks off with a loss

    By Konrad Maziarz The Review Special Writer Detroit City Football Club’s (DCFC) home opener on Sunday drew 5,254 soccer fans who braved the wild, stormy weather. They packed…

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as the story goes, Tiger baseball legend Ty Cobb threw…

Of charter rules and marijuana dispensaries

The issue of an elected official being in default to the city has once again come up. A city council candidate filed a complaint about an incumbent councilmcmber seeking re-election,…

Schools get a new leader

Schools get a new leader

    By Charles Sercombe In an emotional and packed special school board meeting, a divided board voted Wednesday evening to hire one of their own as the next district…

‘Banglatown’ is about to get a huge injection of funding

‘Banglatown’ is about to get a huge injection of funding

  By Charles Sercombe American Axle & Manufacturing is investing $5 million into the neighborhood known as Banglatown. That neighborhood is just east – and a little north – of…

Candidate’s eligibility is questioned

Candidate’s eligibility is questioned

  By Charles Sercombe This year’s campaign season is just a few weeks old, and already the gloves are off. City Council candidate Carrie Beth Lasley is asking the city…

‘Banglatown’ gets its proper due with a huge investment

There are big improvements coming. Although not in Hamtramck itself, the Detroit Strategic Neighborhood Fund has ambitious plans for what’s commonly called “Banglatown” – located just east and north of…

School board set to consider hiring superintendent next week

School board set to consider hiring superintendent next week

    By Charles Sercombe The search for a new superintendent for the Hamtramck Public School District could come to an end next Wednesday (May 15). The district’s school board…

Federal judge leaves a huge legacy for Hamtramck

Hamtramck’s long-standing housing discrimination lawsuit has lost a key player. Federal Justice Damon Keith, who oversaw the case since the 1970s, died recently at the age of 96. Keith, an…

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