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Poletown plant may survive

Poletown plant may survive

  By Charles Sercombe As they say in baseball, it ain’t over ‘til it’s over. GM is now offering to keep its Poletown and Lordstown, Ohio plants open, if UAW…

Schools are still a mix of languages

Schools are still a mix of languages

    By Charles Sercombe At one time, a couple of decades ago, it was said that there were close to 40 languages and dialects spoken in the public schools.…

Tentative agreement reached to preserve Yemeni mural

Tentative agreement reached to preserve Yemeni mural

  By Charles Sercombe There is a good chance that the Yemeni mural on the southend will be saved. In a press release issued by Bill Meyer, of OneHamtramck, a…

Sleepy driver wakes up to a downed city flagpole

Sleepy driver wakes up to a downed city flagpole

  By Charles Sercombe A fatigued driver stirred up an international incident here in Hamtramck. Well, that may be overstating it. At 6 a.m. on Tuesday, the driver ran off…

Hamtramck knows how to celebrate the end of summer

Hamtramck knows how to celebrate the end of summer

    By Charles Sercombe Well, that was a long weekend. And a little wet, too, but all in all, the annual Hamtramck Labor Day Festival looked like another success.…

Time to party

Time to party

  By Charles Sercombe This year’s Hamtramck Labor Day Festival is going to be a little extra special. That’s because it’s the 40th anniversary for the festival. Way back when,…

Looking for a real estate bargain? It’s county tax sale time

Looking for a real estate bargain? It’s county tax sale time

  By Charles Sercombe Here is your chance to get in on the Hamtramck real estate rush on the cheap. There are seven local properties listed in the annual Wayne…

Art obscura? Yemeni mural is threatened by construction project

Art obscura? Yemeni mural is threatened by construction project

  By Charles Sercombe One of Hamtramck’s most treasured murals may disappear from view in the near future. The mural, depicting landscapes and people of Yemen, is on the side…

Hookah lounge closed in shooting

Hookah lounge closed in shooting

  By Charles Sercombe The city’s second homicide within the last nine months has once again happened outside of the MyHookah Lounge on Jos. Campau. Police are not releasing many…

Is the city putting in the effort to promote its main business district?

Is the city putting in the effort to promote its main business district?

  By Charles Sercombe For several weeks this summer, Jos. Campau was looking pretty weedy. And no, we’re not talking about medical marijuana. We’re talking about those pesky weeds we…