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City officials deserve credit for their hard work

The stars have been aligning for Hamtramck lately. By that, we mean there is state and federal funding in the pipeline that will likely be coming to Hamtramck. It could…

Thanksgiving is a time to relax and reflect

This week, we all celebrate Thanksgiving. The holiday allows all of us to pause and reflect – and to be with our family and friends. This year has once again…

Policing issue raises a lot of questions

Much has been talked about in town, and all across the country, on whether communities should downsize their police departments. Some say that instead of having officers answer some calls,…

Mayor Majewski has plenty to be proud of

What can one say about Mayor Karen Majewski’s 16 years in office? It’s been an amazing run, and Majewski has a lot to be proud of her time in office.…

Public School District overcame challenges in past

The news lately coming out of the public school district has not been good. Over 30 teachers have resigned in recent months, and now, with a national teacher shortage, the…

Beware of vague promises for change

Next Tuesday is election day and, here in Hamtramck, this could be a historical moment. There will definitely be three new councilmembers, although there is a chance that a former…

For now, cooler heads prevail in city attorney matter

It’s understandable that people are upset with City Attorney James Allen. Even James Allen is upset with James Allen. There are some who say the city should fire Allen for…

Despite the pandemic hardships, Hamtramck survives

During this long pandemic period, there have been many things that have pressured and burdened residents. We know there are many suffering financially, and perhaps just now recovering. And there…

Speed humps have proven to be effective

If you are like us, we find speed humps to be annoying. But, we have to admit, they are effective in slowing down drivers. And so, it appears the city’s…

Hamtramck is steadily making needed improvements

It’s gratifying to see progress play out in Hamtramck. For the past couple of years, we have seen new sewer lines installed in the southend, the repaving of Holbrook and…

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