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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…

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…

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…

City takes first step to crack down on speeding drivers

City takes first step to crack down on speeding drivers

  By Charles Sercombe Drivers, prepare to do a lot more stopping in Hamtramck. And you young guns who like to peel around Pulaski Park? Fun’s over. City Manager Kathy…

Recycling center is now open for business

Recycling center is now open for business

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s new recycling program is now officially open for business. On Monday, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the new drop-off site, located just east of…

Breaking news … Rocker Jack White to host charity baseball game in Hamtramck

Breaking news … Rocker Jack White to host charity baseball game in Hamtramck

    By Charles Sercombe Baseball is returning in a big way at the historic Hamtramck Baseball Stadium this Thursday (July 11). Detroit rocker Jack White and his “Warstic Woodmen”…

Concern grows over safety of local taxi drivers following shooting

Concern grows over safety of local taxi drivers following shooting

  By Charles Sercombe The recent robbery and murder of a Bengali-American taxi driver has stirred up safety concerns in the community. About 50 members of the Bengali community met…

Recycling program returns with new sanitation contract

Recycling program returns with new sanitation contract

  By Charles Sercombe You may have noticed new, banana-yellow garbage trucks cruising the alleys and streets recently. City officials sped up the process of bringing on a new company,…

School district says farewell to longtime superintendent

School district says farewell to longtime superintendent

  By Charles Sercombe The Hamtramck Public School District employees said their goodbyes last week to retiring Superintendent Tom Niczay. Niczay has been the superintendent of the district for 11…

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