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Pride flag leads to a shakeup in the Human Relations Commission

Pride flag leads to a shakeup in the Human Relations Commission

  By Charles Sercombe There is going to be a shake-up in the city’s Human Relations Commission, the mayor has said. The commission became embroiled in a controversy about displaying…

A debate over religious animal sacrifices

By Charles Sercombe Updating the city’s animal ordinance has turned out to be no ordinary task. An issue arose when some in the city’s Muslim community noticed that, in a…

Tuesday’s election results; only one Hamtramck candidate wins

Tuesday’s election results; only one Hamtramck candidate wins

    By Charles Sercombe State Rep. Abraham Aiyash of Hamtramck has easily cruised to a second term. And that’s thanks to Hamtramck voters who gave him a huge boost…

Judicial Commission clears Judge Alexis Krot

Judicial Commission clears Judge Alexis Krot

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck 31st District Court Judge Alexis Krot will not face disciplinary measures from the way she treated an elderly cancer patient several months ago. That decision…

Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission letter to Judge Krot

The following is a letter, released by the Michigan Judicial Commission to Hamtramck 31st District Court Judge Alexis Krot, about her treatment of an elderly man who had received a…

Grace period for Jos. Campau parking meters is still only five minutes

Grace period for Jos. Campau parking meters is still only five minutes

  By Charles Sercombe There is confusion among some Jos. Campau merchants about the grace period to feed Campau parking meters. Extending the time to pay for parking was talked…

Hamtramck Diversity Festival celebrates the Bengali community

Hamtramck Diversity Festival celebrates the Bengali community

  By Charles Sercombe One of Hamtramck’s more colorful festivals is still going on today (Sunday, July 31). The Hamtramck Diversity Festival, which started on Friday, is a celebration of…

Funding is in place to build the last houses to settle a city lawsuit

Funding is in place to build the last houses to settle a city lawsuit

  By Charles Sercombe By December of next year, the city will have an important milestone to celebrate. All it will take is the construction of the last three houses…

What to watch for in election

What to watch for in election

By Charles Sercombe With the Aug. 2 Primary Election just around the corner, the race for the 13th Congressional District is heating up. The 13th District includes Hamtramck. According to…

Voting has begun; ballots now also in Arabic language

Voting has begun; ballots now also in Arabic language

  By Charles Sercombe The Aug. 2 Primary Election is just two weeks away. Hamtramck ballots are now available at the city clerk’s office in city hall. Absentee ballots are…

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