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Sometimes, credit is due to public officials who get it right

Sometimes it appears that improvements to the city come awfully slow. Residents are always quick to point out the faults of our city, but rarely does anyone offer praise when…

Bringing back film tax breaks equals jobs

It’s not often we venture off on topics not totally Hamtramck-centric, at least when it comes to our own editorials. But this subject does resonate with a number of residents.…

A compromise is reached on parking meters

Hamtramck’s new parking meter system certainly has its critics. The new meters, some say, are too confusing, and there needs to be more grace time before you have to pay.…

Hamtramck mourns the loss of a champion for all

Last week, Hamtramck lost a dedicated public servant. Yvonne Myrick, a retired supervisor with the city’s water department, and the first African-American to be president of the Hamtramck Public School…

Show your Cosmos pride and donate to a good cause

Hamtramckans have long been known for their generosity – especially when it comes to lending a hand to one of our own. Former Detroit Tigers and Hamtramck High School graduate…

Guest Editorial: For many in HPS, it’s time to observe Ramadan

By Nabil Nagi HPS Interim Superintendent I am proud to call Hamtramck home. We have so much to celebrate together, especially our diversity, which I consider one of the strengths…

Thanks to many, city’s historic stadium will shine

Score another victory for Hamtramck. An anticipated federal grant worth over $650,000 was finally awarded to the city recently, and this money will allow restrooms to be built at Veterans…

Marijuana sales have proved their worth

We know that some in the community are not in favor of recreational marijuana outlets operating here. Oddly, some of the folks who have objected to our four cannabis businesses…

Go Cosmos! HHS team makes us proud

Congratulations Cosmos! Hard work and dedication paid off for the boys basketball team, which recently won a district championship and then made a good run for the state title. We’ve…

Time to act on talk of a police commission

In the last campaign season for city council and the mayor, there was some talk of establishing a civilian police commission. With the string of recent criminal charges and convictions…

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