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Merchants Can Find Out How to Go Green and Get Financing

Hamtramck merchants, want to learn how to save on energy, become greener, find financing and increase community policing? If so, head over to the Clock Restaurant next Wednesday (July 29)…

Bangladeshi Community to Celebrate This Weekend

By Charles Sercombe The Bangladesh community will be on full display this weekend. On Friday, starting at 6 p.m., Conant will be closed off from Caniff to Harold. Folk dancers,…

Graffiti Clean-up Requires Plenty of Elbow Grease

Tom Stackpoole put it best when it comes to graffiti, or make that trying to remove it. “It’s easier putting it on that taking it off,” he said as he…

Concern Grows Over Vacant Houses Going Up In Flames

By Bonnie Caprara Review Special Writer While Detroit firefighters have to struggle with ongoing fires breaking out in vacant commercial buildings, Hamtramck has been spared – so far. Just recently…

Expert in Community Walkability to Visit Hamtramck

By Charles Sercombe Get your walking shoes on. Dan Burden, a nationally-known expert on making communities more walkable, is hiking into town. Burden and the City Of Hamtramck are hosting…

Post Office Closings: A National Story

By Charles Sercombe The fate of Hamtramck’s Post Office and branches across the country has hit the national press. In recent weeks, a rumor has swept though Hamtramck that the…

Latest Census Figures Show Hamtramck Took a Beating

By Charles Sercombe While Hamtramck prepares for the 2010 Census, here’s a preview of what’s to come. Although the national population count happens only once every 10 years, the Census…

Census is Up and Running and Counting on You

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck, said Mayor Karen Majewski, is a “poster child of diversity.” And that’s what the challenge is when it comes to getting an accurate population count during…

Recyclable Materials

Here’s a reminder: the green revolution has come to Hamtramck. The city has been setting up a recycling dumpster on the last Saturday of each month and will contine through…

Editorial: GM Tax Break will Bankrupt Communities

Last week we reported that GM is seeking an 80 percent reduction on the property taxes it pays on the Poletown Plant. Hamtramck receives about $2 million a year from…