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HPS teachers raise issues of school security after shooting

HPS teachers raise issues of school security after shooting

  By Charles Sercombe The recent shooting deaths at Oxford High School, located north of Detroit, has some local teachers concerned about their safety. At the monthly Hamtramck School Board…

Polish community says farewell to the mayor

Polish community says farewell to the mayor

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s Polish community gave outgoing Mayor Karen Majewski a tribute party last Friday evening. The setting for the evening was at the Hamtramck Historical Museum, which…

Oxford school shooting causes a wave of closings

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck Public School District students got an unscheduled day off last Friday. A wave of schools across the metro area also closed last week, following the shooting…

Traffic study offers insight into accidents and the city’s population

Traffic study offers insight into accidents and the city’s population

  By Alan Madlane The stats from SEMCOG are out about Southeast Michigan’s driving habits from last year, and the news is a mixed bag. SEMCOG is the Southeast Michigan…

Council rejects censures

Council rejects censures

  By Charles Sercombe Councilmember Carrie Beth Lasley struck out twice in trying to censure Mayor Karen Majewski and City Manager Kathy Angerer. Lasley said the two deserved the censures…

Hamtramck Public Schools offer free vaccines and boosters

Hamtramck Public Schools offer free vaccines and boosters

By Charles Sercombe Still haven’t gotten a Covid vaccine or booster? If so, be sure to stop by the HPS Community Center Gymnasium, 11350 Charest St., on Dec. 2 or…

‘Tis the season for the Goodfellows holiday food drive

‘Tis the season for the Goodfellows holiday food drive

  By Charles Sercombe The Hamtramck Goodfellows are back in action this year. Last year, the Covid pandemic threw a wrench in the annual donation drive, but with more people…

Federal funding is coming for water lines

Federal funding is coming for water lines

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s problem with lead water lines keeps getting more attention. On Monday, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence, who was joined by State Sen. Adam Hollier, held a press…

Governor proposes funding to help with replacing lead water lines

Governor proposes funding to help with replacing lead water lines

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck may be in line to receive funding to replace the city’s lead water lines sooner than expected. Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a plan to…

City has its hand out for federal infrastructure funding

City has its hand out for federal infrastructure funding

  By Charles Sercombe Will Hamtramck see any of the newly passed national infrastructure funding? That’s the multi-million-dollar question city officials are pondering. There is no shortage of needs here.…