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Vacation payout is questioned

Vacation payout is questioned

  By Charles Sercombe The assistant to former City Manager Katrina Powell got a little extra something after she left her job in April. In May, contrary to the terms…

The search is on for the city’s next city manager

The search is on for the city’s next city manager

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s search for a new city manager kicked off this week. The search company hired to conduct the head-hunting operation, GovHR, held two public forums…

Breaking news … Two charged in hit-and-run injury of a 5 year old

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s ongoing problem with reckless drivers played out as many predicted it would. Someone got hurt. Last Saturday, the Hamtramck Police Department issued a press release about…

City continues fight against blight by updating its laws

City continues fight against blight by updating its laws

    By Charles Sercombe For years people have complained about neighbors who don’t cut their grass. While the city had the authority to ticket property owners, it had no…

Questions raised over ex-city manager’s ‘purchase’ of a laptop

Questions raised over ex-city manager’s ‘purchase’ of a laptop

  By Charles Sercombe On the way out the door of city hall, former City Manager Katrina Powell took something with her. A city-issued laptop computer. She left a check…

Get ready for Hamtramck’s annual celebration of Labor Day

Get ready for Hamtramck’s annual celebration of Labor Day

  By Charles Sercombe In just one week Hamtramck will be party center for the Detroit area. That is, of course, if you like a party with good food, local…

Reckless drivers threaten safety of kids at Pulaski Park

Reckless drivers threaten safety of kids at Pulaski Park

  Breaking news … Since this story was published on Friday, according to police sources, a driver has been ticketed for possibly speeding or reckless driving near Pulaski Park, and…

Former city manager’s allegations not backed up with investigations

Former city manager’s allegations not backed up with investigations

  By Charles Sercombe In her farewell speech to a state-appointed financial advisory board, former City Manager Katrina Powell made a serious allegation. According to Powell there is rampant election…

Hamtramck Primary Election results … 2017

Hamtramck Primary Election results … 2017

      By Charles Sercombe The power of the incumbency once again proved itself to be a sure bet in Hamtramck’s Primary Election on Tuesday. Mayor Karen Majewski easily…

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

Election 2017: Candidates talk about issues facing the city

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

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