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Expanded alley repair program gets the green light

Expanded alley repair program gets the green light

By Charles Sercombe The city’s alley repaving project is getting an extra boost. City officials found some extra money from savings in the budget and also dipped into the city’s…

City settles ex-department head lawsuit

City settles ex-department head lawsuit

  By Charles Sercombe The city has settled a four-year lawsuit filed by a former director of public services. The final part of a two-part settlement was reached several weeks…

Hamtramck now has a new city manager

Hamtramck now has a new city manager

  By Charles Sercombe City officials gave it one more shot to vote on whether to hire a city manager last Friday evening. City Councilmember Fadel Al-Marsoumi called for a…

Former Hamtramck police officer accused of assaulting arrestees

By Charles Sercombe A former Hamtramck police officer is charged with multiple criminal counts of assaulting two people he arrested in 2014. The Department of Justice recently indicted Ryan McInerney,…

City council feud erupts over city manager appointment

City council feud erupts over city manager appointment

    Update: A special city council meeting was held Friday evening (Aug. 31) to appoint Acting City Manager Kathy Angerer as the new city manager. Mayor Karen Majewski was…

Time for a party, Labor Day Festival has something special

Time for a party, Labor Day Festival has something special

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s annual goodbye party to summer is set to go this weekend. Yes, the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival kicks off this Saturday (Sept. 1) and…

Firefighters agree to a staffing reduction in exchange for a pay raise

Firefighters agree to a staffing reduction in exchange for a pay raise

    By Charles Sercombe The city has taken a step toward funding the Fire Department when a federal grant runs out this coming January. The city and the firefighters’…

Primary Election brings out a record number of voters

Primary Election brings out a record number of voters

By Charles Sercombe What a wild and crazy Primary Election. Elections results were tentative after Tuesday’s election because of a computer breakdown at the Wayne County Election Bureau. Final results…

Election notes: For many voters, local races, issues are what counts

Election notes: For many voters, local races, issues are what counts

By Sam Corey The Review Special Writer “It’s usually dead,” said Rahat Hassan, a voting clerk for the 6th precinct, when asked if there’s normally a high volume of voters…

Recycling drop-off to end

Recycling drop-off to end

  By Charles Sercombe As predicted, the city’s recycling collection program will end after this Saturday. Bill Wiitala, the chairman of the city’s Recycling Commission, had earlier warned that unless…

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