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Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

By Charles Sercombe Welcome to week two of The Review’s candidate survey. On Aug. 8 Hamtramck voters will be going to the polls to vote for candidates for mayor and…

A new week and another new temporary city manager named

A new week and another new temporary city manager named

  Update: Contrary to what we reported previously, there is no scheduled special meeting of the Receivership Transition Advisory Board for Tuesday (July 18)  to consider the city council’s appointment…

City manager has plenty to say in her farewell to the city

City manager has plenty to say in her farewell to the city

    By Charles Sercombe Former City Manager Katrina Powell described her stay here for the past two-and-a-half years as something similar to a soldier being deployed into a hostile…

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

By Charles Sercombe On Aug. 8 Hamtramck voters will be going to the polls to vote for candidates for mayor and city council. This is the primary election, and the…

It’s take two for CM hiring

It’s take two for CM hiring

  Breaking news … As The Review went to press Thursday afternoon City Manager Katrina Powell announced that she was exercising her city charter duty and appointed Police Chief Anne…

State financial advisory board rejects city manager replacement

State financial advisory board rejects city manager replacement

    By Charles Sercombe Former Acting City Manager Kyle Tertzag will not be coming back in that role. At a packed monthly Receivership Transition Advisory Board meeting on Tuesday…

Mosque organizers come back for more changes to building

Mosque organizers come back for more changes to building

  By Charles Sercombe It’s been four years since a plan was OK’d to remodel a building at Jos. Campau and Caniff into a mosque. Since that time there has…

The Tertzag year: City’s past financial turmoil finally catches up

The Tertzag year: City’s past financial turmoil finally catches up

  By Charles Sercombe This coming Tuesday, the city will find out if Kyle Tertzag will return as interim city manager. He held that position in 2012 and part of…

City ends charge for new garbage containers

City ends charge for new garbage containers

    By Charles Sercombe Left hand, meet the right hand. In Hamtramck, the city administration learned something new recently from one of its key service providers. At a recent…

A familiar face returns to take over role of city manager

A familiar face returns to take over role of city manager

    By Charles Sercombe If the state approves, Hamtramck will have a new city manager. And he is no stranger to Hamtramck. At a special meeting held on Wednesday,…

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