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Alley repairs drive ahead

Alley repairs drive ahead

  By Charles Sercombe Even though there is a budget crunch this year for the city, alley repairs will continue this season. The city initially was only going to complete…

Schools get a new leader

Schools get a new leader

    By Charles Sercombe In an emotional and packed special school board meeting, a divided board voted Wednesday evening to hire one of their own as the next district…

‘Banglatown’ is about to get a huge injection of funding

‘Banglatown’ is about to get a huge injection of funding

  By Charles Sercombe American Axle & Manufacturing is investing $5 million into the neighborhood known as Banglatown. That neighborhood is just east – and a little north – of…

Candidate’s eligibility is questioned

Candidate’s eligibility is questioned

  By Charles Sercombe This year’s campaign season is just a few weeks old, and already the gloves are off. City Council candidate Carrie Beth Lasley is asking the city…

School board set to consider hiring superintendent next week

School board set to consider hiring superintendent next week

    By Charles Sercombe The search for a new superintendent for the Hamtramck Public School District could come to an end next Wednesday (May 15). The district’s school board…

At Hamtramck Stadium, it will be a brand new season ahead

At Hamtramck Stadium, it will be a brand new season ahead

  By Charles Sercombe Some time in the next few months, you’re going to once again hear “play ball” at Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium. Thanks to a successful online fundraising…

And they’re off and running

And they’re off and running

By Charles Sercombe This year’s city council election is all set to go. None of the nine candidates who filed last week dropped out of the race by Friday’s deadline.…

Breaking news … School Board narrows superintendent field of candidates

Breaking news … School Board narrows superintendent field of candidates

  By Charles Sercombe The search for a new superintendent for Hamtramck’s public schools is down to two candidates. Dr. Youssef Mosallam and Jaleelah Ahmed made the final cut after…

Vandalism and its costs plow under Hamtown Farms

Vandalism and its costs plow under Hamtown Farms

    “To everything (turn, turn, turn) There is a season (turn, turn, turn) And a time to every purpose …” “Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)”…

Few sign up for election

Few sign up for election

By Charles Sercombe Some familiar names have entered this year’s city council race. As expected, the three incumbents, Anam Miah, Abu Musa and Saad Almasmari are seeking re-election. Former councilmember…

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