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Crime Watch: With warmer weather, crime spikes up

Crime Watch: With warmer weather, crime spikes up

  By Charles Sercombe The weather has finally warmed up, and people are out and about. And the return of spring also heralds a spike in the number of crimes…

Alley repaving keeps moving along this year

Alley repaving keeps moving along this year

By Charles Sercombe The reconstruction of Hamtramck Dr. isn’t the only road repair happing this construction season. Once again, several city alleys will be repaved in the coming months. Thanks…

Road repair season returns with some welcomed developments

Road repair season returns with some welcomed developments

  By Charles Sercombe If it’s spring, there is one guarantee besides warm (OK maybe warmish) weather: the return of orange road construction barrels. After years of complaining – even…

Candidates lined up for elections

Candidates lined up for elections

By Charles Sercombe The 2022 election season is now officially off and running. And once again, a city councilmember is seeking a job promotion. Councilmember Mohammed Alsomiri is one of…

City’s new parking meters gets a tweak in operations

City’s new parking meters gets a tweak in operations

  By Charles Sercombe City officials are hoping that new adjustments to the rules governing the city’s controversial parking meters will win over critics. But that may prove to be…

Library is checking out from the city

Library is checking out from the city

By Charles Sercombe It’s not quite a divorce. Call it more of a separation. The Hamtramck Public Library Board of Directors has decided to break away from being involved with…

City seeks election ballots translated into Arabic

City seeks election ballots translated into Arabic

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck is joining Dearborn in seeking to have all future election ballots be printed in Arabic as well as in the standard English. But there could be…

School board rejects contract renewal

School board rejects contract renewal

By Charles Sercombe A top administrator in the Hamtramck Public School District, who had been put on administrative leave, will not be returning to her job. Last week, the Hamtramck…

Former HPS board president has died

Former HPS board president has died

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck lost a pioneer for women and minorities recently. Yvonne Myrick, the founder of The Concerned Women of Hamtramck, former Hamtramck Water Department Director and President of…

Breaking News … Dead man found at recycling center

Breaking News … Dead man found at recycling center

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck police are stumped over the circumstances of a deceased body found at the Hamtramck Recycling Center. According to a press release issued on Monday, a black…

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