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Schools taking steps to re-open

Schools taking steps to re-open

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck public schools are getting ready to welcome back students. But it will be done only a few students at a time, starting March 2. At…

Historical museum celebrates another year educating the public

Historical museum celebrates another year educating the public

By Alan Madlane So what’s happening now, at the local museum dedicated to the city’s history? Well, for starters, Hamtramck’s Historical Museum had a bit of excitement on Jan. 10,…

Paczki Day celebrations will go on, but it won’t be the same

Paczki Day celebrations will go on, but it won’t be the same

  By Charles Sercombe Paczki Day isn’t going to be what it usually is. Blame COVID, of course, which has altered many of our lives. Local bars can be open,…

Existing pot stores can stay

Existing pot stores can stay

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s new marijuana ordinance goes into effect today, Friday, Feb. 12. At Tuesday’s city council meeting, a majority of city councilmembers revamped their previous ordinance, which…

Council nixes tax proposal

Council nixes tax proposal

By Charles Sercombe City councilmembers did an about-face Monday evening, and decided not to ask voters to again pass a millage hike to pay for police and fire pensions. Or…

On the road to more street repairs near the GM plant

On the road to more street repairs near the GM plant

  By Charles Sercombe Road repairs in Hamtramck just got a major shot in the arm. The roads north and south of GM’s recently renamed Factory Zero will be repaved,…

City council does a reset on banning marijuana sales outlets

City council does a reset on banning marijuana sales outlets

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s ban on allowing recreational marijuana sales has taken another turn. A voter-driven petition to have the city council reconsider its all-out ban on cannabis sales…

Councilman backs down from pay raise

Councilman backs down from pay raise

  By Charles Sercombe City Councilmember Nayeem Choudhury is starting the second year of his new four-year term, and he’s looking for a raise in pay. Or he was at…

Let’s a look into what the year 2021 holds in store for us

Let’s a look into what the year 2021 holds in store for us

  By Charles Sercombe Another year has passed, and regular readers of The Review know what that means. It’s time once again that we uncover our crystal ball and take…

School Board appoints new officers

School Board appoints new officers

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck Public Schools welcomed its new members to the School Board last week, during its first meeting of the year. And the board made new appointments. The…

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