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Hamtramck’s empty spaces continue to attract development projects

Hamtramck’s empty spaces continue to attract development projects

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s comeback is on a roll. Several weeks ago a developer announced a major project that will transform empty lots on Caniff into a combination of…

On the election trail

On the election trail

  By Charles Sercombe As usual, every election has its moments and interesting tidbits. Last Tuesday’s General Election was no exception. Let’s start off with Mayor Karen Majewski’s whopping win…

Mayor and council incumbents win re-election

Mayor and council incumbents win re-election

    By Charles Sercombe In a stunning victory, Mayor Karen Majewski and her slate of city council candidates swept Tuesday’s election. Majewski will now be entering her fourth term.…

Hamtramck election results by the numbers

Hamtramck election results by the numbers

Source: Wayne County Clerk’s Office:        …

Mayor and council incumbents win re-election

Mayor and council incumbents win re-election

  By Charles Sercombe Tuesday’s General Election results are in and Mayor Karen Majewski has won a fourth term. And in the city council race, both incumbents Andrea Karpinski and…

Mayoral candidate calls for eliminating the fire department

Mayoral candidate calls for eliminating the fire department

  By Charles Sercombe If mayoral candidate Mohammed Hassan had his way, the city would combine its police and fire departments. He said that by doing that, the city could…

Concern grows over AV Ballots

Concern grows over AV Ballots

  By Charles Sercombe If the number of absentee ballots issued is any indication, this election could see a huge turnout. In the last mayoral election year – 2013 –…

Cause of Trowbridge fire could have been prevented by following the law

Cause of Trowbridge fire could have been prevented by following the law

  By Charles Sercombe The cause of a two-story rental house fire on Trowbridge last week was an improperly installed gas-fed space heater. That’s the determination of Fire Marshal Ron…

Breaking news: Search is over for missing teen

Breaking news: Search is over for missing teen

  Update: Maria Armstrong has been found safe and sound. School officials worked with the Police Department to find her. No further details were provided. By Charles Sercombe The Hamtramck…

State Police are investigating election fraud, expect results soon

State Police are investigating election fraud, expect results soon

    By Charles Sercombe Michigan State Police are now part of this year’s city election. On Wednesday, state police confirmed a rumor that had been circulating around town for…

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