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Breaking news … Downed electric line sparks house fires on Trowbridge

Breaking news … Downed electric line sparks house fires on Trowbridge

    By Charles Sercombe A fierce storm with high winds knocked down a power line, which sparked a house fire on Trowbridge Saturday evening. Residents on the scene, which…

Forum attracts residents, but not many council candidates

Forum attracts residents, but not many council candidates

By Charles Sercombe What if there was a “meet the candidates” forum, and hardly any candidates showed up? That happened last Thursday evening when only three of the nine city…

Hamtown Farms site is now up for sale

Hamtown Farms site is now up for sale

  By Alan Madlane The saga of Hamtown Farms is drawing to a close. On the first of this month, co-founder Michael Davis sent out a press release, detailing the…

Breaking news … Police seek info on two sexual assaults

Breaking news … Police seek info on two sexual assaults

  By Charles Sercombe The Hamtramck Police Department issued a press release today, Friday, July 19, advising women to take extra precautions in light of two recent sexual assaults. Police…

Candidate no-shows are an embarrassment to the city

Disappointing. And embarrassing. Those are two words that come to mind regarding the turnout at last Thursday’s Meet the Candidates forum. Only three of the nine city council candidates showed…

Hamtramck Baseball Stadium gets some rock star treatment

Hamtramck Baseball Stadium gets some rock star treatment

By Charles Sercombe Detroit rocker Jack White has proved to be a major league player in the restoration of the historic Hamtramck Baseball Stadium. White and his “Warstic Woodmen” hosted…

Hamtramck’s magic man pulls another award out of the hat

Hamtramck’s magic man pulls another award out of the hat

    By Alan “Nothing up our sleeves” Madlane There are magicians, and then there are Magicians. And then there is Al the Only, Hamtramck’s (Own-ly) Son, who’s got just…

Guest Editorial: Beware of candidates who cause political division

  By Scott Klein Since the time of Mayor Robert Kozaren, and probably before, politicians, candidates and assorted near-do-wells have tried to make a person’s indebtedness to the city an…

Election season is quiet

Election season is quiet

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s Primary Election is coming up in four weeks. But taking a look around town, one would hardly notice. There are just a few candidate signs to…

Stop in the name of safety: City cracking down on speeders

Cracking down on speeding and reckless drivers is long overdue in Hamtramck. One huge hurdle to doing this has been the city having too few police officers to perform consistent…

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