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Schools will take 5 years to be debt-free

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Last Wednesday (Nov. 11) the results of the annual financial audit were presented to the Hamtramck School Board. While no serious inconsistencies were found in…

Parking meters and illegal tree trimming on the mind of the DPW

By Charles Sercombe File this under news of the sort of weird. A number of communities that have parking meters are reporting a new trend: thieves are stealing the head…

Museum is seeking histories of the Arab-American experience

If you are of Arabic descent, the Arab American National Museum is looking for you. The Dearborn-based museum wants to collect the stories and artifacts of Arab Americans for its…

Burglar suspects arrested within minutes of restaurant break-in

By Charles Sercombe Two suspected burglars caused more damage than thievery at Three Star Bar B Que on Wednesday morning. Two men, aged 18 and 21, were arrested minutes after…

County returns for another round of flu vaccines

Those most at risk of catching the flu once again took advantage of Wayne County’s free flu vaccines. On Saturday, the Hamtramck High School Community Center once again hosted the…

Seminar will cover how to survive tough financial times

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Does the slumping economy have you down? This Sunday (Nov. 22), things may start to look up. That’s when a city-wide civic engagement campaign begins…

Mayoral candidate wants ballots counted one more time

Mayoral candidate wants ballots counted one more time

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s mayoral election isn’t over yet. Mayoral candidate Abdul Algazali, who lost his bid for office by 123 votes, is asking for a recount. Although the result…

A look at the election by the numbers

By Charles Sercombe Attention all you Hamtramck election junkies, here are the official – Canvass Board-approved – election results from Nov. 3. Here’s how the mayor’s race turned out, Karen…

City layoffs needed to balance budget

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s financial picture is about to turn ugly. Although that’s not exactly breaking news, just how deep the city’s deficit will go has taken a shocking turn.…

Election Day Is A Roller-Coaster Ride With Historical Results

By Charles Sercombe These are indeed historical times for Hamtramck politics. The Bangladeshi community has proven beyond a doubt that it is a political powerhouse, one capable of electing and…