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Breaking news … HPS delays return to school as COVID cases surge

Breaking news … HPS delays return to school as COVID cases surge

  By Charles Sercombe Once again, the return to in-person classroom learning in the Hamtramck Public School District has been postponed. The district made the announcement on Friday, April 9…

First step in Caniff reconstruction is now underway

First step in Caniff reconstruction is now underway

  By Charles Sercombe First came the rebuilding of Holbrook. Now it’s Caniff’s turn, and prepare to be inconvenienced. With Caniff being the main artery to I-75, this disruption is…

Crime watch … How to prevent bike thefts, and why they are increasing

Crime watch … How to prevent bike thefts, and why they are increasing

  By Charles Sercombe Getting your bike stolen in Hamtramck is not an uncommon occurrence. A bike theft shows up in the Hamtramck Police Department’s daily incident reports almost every…

Breaking News … HPS delays return to school

Breaking News … HPS delays return to school

  By Charles Sercombe Students in the Hamtramck Public School District will not be returning to school as planned this Monday (April 5). In a press release issued by the…

Lots of lots for auction

Lots of lots for auction

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck is taking the first step in meeting a housing shortage. For the first time in decades, the city is set to begin selling off its empty…

Breaking news … Another shooting reported but police have no information

Breaking news … Another shooting reported but police have no information

By Charles Sercombe Once again, residents in the Belmont-Lumpkin area say they heard several shots fired Sunday morning – possibly at the same house that was the target of a…

Sign up for free COVOD-19 vaccinations for those 50 and older

Sign up for free COVOD-19 vaccinations for those 50 and older

By Charles Sercombe Looking for a COVID vaccine and are 50 years old or older? Hamtramck and Highland Park residents can a get a free vaccination on March 30 and…

City opts to take a small step in sidewalk repaving

City opts to take a small step in sidewalk repaving

  By Charles Sercombe Not only is there an ongoing alley repaving program this year, there will now be a sidewalk replacement project. The city council initially rejected a comprehensive…

A grim view of finances

A grim view of finances

By Charles Sercombe The options for Hamtramck to pull out of an ongoing financial meltdown are few. That was the word from a budget hearing held a few weeks ago,…

School superintendent presents a return to classroom teaching

School superintendent presents a return to classroom teaching

  By Jaleelah Ahmed HPS Superintedent Editor’s note: Recently, Hamtramck Public Schools Superintendent Jaleelah Ahmed sent district parents a letter, notifying them of the district’s plan to return to in-person…

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