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Future of dispensaries is doubtful

Future of dispensaries is doubtful

    By Charles Sercombe The chances of Hamtramck allowing medical marijuana dispensaries looks pretty iffy at this point. According to sources, a majority of city councilmembers may back off…

Heavy voter turnout is expected for next Tuesday’s election

Heavy voter turnout is expected for next Tuesday’s election

    By Charles Sercombe Voters will be heading out to the polls next Tuesday (Nov. 6). City Clerk August Gitschlag said he is expecting a high voter turnout. “After…

State Democratic big shooters attend election rally to urge voters to vote

State Democratic big shooters attend election rally to urge voters to vote

    By Charles Sercombe Some of the state’s leading Democratic office holders and candidates came out in force Sunday evening. The Michigan Bangladeshi American Democratic Caucus held an election…

Bengali community protest against shooting and ongoing crime

Bengali community protest against shooting and ongoing crime

  By Charles Sercombe Members of the Bangladeshi community say a recent shooting may be a hate crime. Members of the community gathered last Sunday afternoon next to the Banglatown…

Town hall meeting set for medical marijuana ordinances

Town hall meeting set for medical marijuana ordinances

  By Charles Sercombe The public will have a second opportunity to let city officials know if Hamtramck should allow medical marijuana dispensaries and grow facilities to operate here. “Upon…

City issues warning on drinking water

City issues warning on drinking water

      By Charles Sercombe Don’t be alarmed, folks. The city has recently posted a notice on its website that two out of five homes that were tested for…

Street improvements will expand next year for cars and pedestrians

Street improvements will expand next year for cars and pedestrians

  By Charles Sercombe Holbrook isn’t the only major street in Hamtramck slated for an upgrade. City officials have federal and state grants to repave a portion of Caniff and…

School enrollment is steady

School enrollment is steady

  By Charles Sercombe This year’s student enrollment in the public school district is holding strong. According to the recent fall student headcount, the district has only three fewer students…

Medical pot ordinance hits a snag

Medical pot ordinance hits a snag

    By Charles Sercombe For a moment, it looked like Hamtramck was on its way to begin the first step in allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to operate here. But…

Hamtramck Music Festival donation hits the right note with school district

Hamtramck Music Festival donation hits the right note with school district

    By Alan Madlane Most of us like music. Some like to give the gift of music. And then there are those who like to give the gift of…