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City officials snuff out medical marijuana dispensaries

City officials snuff out medical marijuana dispensaries

      By Charles Sercombe Medical marijuana card holders will have to continue to shopping outside of Hamtramck to fill their prescription. The city council decided to not vote…

A public shaming: Food stamp schemers must admit guilt

By Charles Sercombe Four Bangladeshi market owners who were convicted of food stamp fraud were ordered to place a letter admitting their guilt in this newspaper for three weeks. Federal…

Hamtramck election results … Updated 11/9/18

Hamtramck election results … Updated 11/9/18

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck voters came out in droves on Election Day (Nov. 6) Tuesday, and remained firmly in support of Democratic candidates – just as they have done…

Hamtramck election results could take some time

Hamtramck election results could take some time

  By Charles Sercombe Looking for election results for Hamtramck? Word is, it could take a few hours (this is of 10 p.m. Tuesday). Why? The write-in campaign for the…

Future of dispensaries is doubtful

Future of dispensaries is doubtful

    By Charles Sercombe The chances of Hamtramck allowing medical marijuana dispensaries looks pretty iffy at this point. According to sources, a majority of city councilmembers may back off…

Heavy voter turnout is expected for next Tuesday’s election

Heavy voter turnout is expected for next Tuesday’s election

    By Charles Sercombe Voters will be heading out to the polls next Tuesday (Nov. 6). City Clerk August Gitschlag said he is expecting a high voter turnout. “After…

State Democratic big shooters attend election rally to urge voters to vote

State Democratic big shooters attend election rally to urge voters to vote

    By Charles Sercombe Some of the state’s leading Democratic office holders and candidates came out in force Sunday evening. The Michigan Bangladeshi American Democratic Caucus held an election…

Bengali community protest against shooting and ongoing crime

Bengali community protest against shooting and ongoing crime

  By Charles Sercombe Members of the Bangladeshi community say a recent shooting may be a hate crime. Members of the community gathered last Sunday afternoon next to the Banglatown…

Town hall meeting set for medical marijuana ordinances

Town hall meeting set for medical marijuana ordinances

  By Charles Sercombe The public will have a second opportunity to let city officials know if Hamtramck should allow medical marijuana dispensaries and grow facilities to operate here. “Upon…

City issues warning on drinking water

City issues warning on drinking water

      By Charles Sercombe Don’t be alarmed, folks. The city has recently posted a notice on its website that two out of five homes that were tested for…

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