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Schools superintendent says this will be his last year on the job

Schools superintendent says this will be his last year on the job

  By Charles Sercombe After 40 years serving the Hamtramck Public Schools District, Superintendent Tom Niczay announced he will retire at the end of this upcoming school year. “I started…

ICE denies it made a sweep

ICE denies it made a sweep

  By Charles Sercombe According to the Muslim civil rights advocacy group CAIR, federal agents with the Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) agency have been active in Hamtramck looking for…

Deadline approaches for recycling

Deadline approaches for recycling

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s monthly recycling program is close to being trashed. Volunteers are needed to take over the drop-off center on Caniff in the city-owned parking lot…

City budget sets the stage for debate on future Fire Department funding

City budget sets the stage for debate on future Fire Department funding

    By Charles Sercombe City officials recently adopted their new budget for the city but there is already a financial bump in the road. The coming budget year, which…

Summer crime watch: trash cans and carjackings

Summer crime watch: trash cans and carjackings

    By Charles Sercombe What in the heck is it with people stealing city-issued trash cans? Once again there has been a rash – three so far – of…

City lot sale under investigation

City lot sale under investigation

      By Charles Sercombe City Councilmember Anam Miah is asking the city administration to look into the sale of a Caniff lot to a local developer. The lot,…

Historic baseball stadium scores big with Comerica Bank

Historic baseball stadium scores big with Comerica Bank

    By Alan Madlane You can’t keep a good stadium down. Just before Christmas last year, we wrote about Hamtramck Stadium getting a formal review done on its restoration.…

Alley repairs pick up where they left off from last year

Alley repairs pick up where they left off from last year

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s alley repair program has begun its second year. Last week work began on ripping up and repaving the alley on the west side of…

Bear with us …. Hey, it’s working now!

Bear with us …. Hey, it’s working now!

UPDATE: We have fixed our glitch and you can now access this week’s issue. We are having problems with posting this week’s issue (June 15, 2018). The web nerds are…

City once again considers what to do about medical marijuana

City once again considers what to do about medical marijuana

    By Charles Sercombe A panel of lawyers laid down the city’s options on what to do about medical marijuana dispensaries. The three attorneys, all connected with the city’s…

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