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At Hamtramck Stadium, it will be a brand new season ahead

At Hamtramck Stadium, it will be a brand new season ahead

  By Charles Sercombe Some time in the next few months, you’re going to once again hear “play ball” at Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium. Thanks to a successful online fundraising…

And they’re off and running

And they’re off and running

By Charles Sercombe This year’s city council election is all set to go. None of the nine candidates who filed last week dropped out of the race by Friday’s deadline.…

Breaking news … School Board narrows superintendent field of candidates

Breaking news … School Board narrows superintendent field of candidates

  By Charles Sercombe The search for a new superintendent for Hamtramck’s public schools is down to two candidates. Dr. Youssef Mosallam and Jaleelah Ahmed made the final cut after…

Vandalism and its costs plow under Hamtown Farms

Vandalism and its costs plow under Hamtown Farms

    “To everything (turn, turn, turn) There is a season (turn, turn, turn) And a time to every purpose …” “Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)”…

Few sign up for election

Few sign up for election

By Charles Sercombe Some familiar names have entered this year’s city council race. As expected, the three incumbents, Anam Miah, Abu Musa and Saad Almasmari are seeking re-election. Former councilmember…

Election deadline approaching

Election deadline approaching

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s election season is about to be off and running. Next Tuesday (April 23) at 4 p.m. is the filing deadline for city council candidates. Councilmembers…

School board to interview six candidates for superintendent’s position

School board to interview six candidates for superintendent’s position

  By Charles Sercombe The search for a new public school superintendent is ramping up next week. Some 28 educators applied for the job, but the school board whittled that…

It’s take two for Holbrook

It’s take two for Holbrook

By Charles Sercombe The Holbrook repair project is back on the road. The intersection at Holbrook and Gallagher is now closed off, as workers begin to tear up the street…

Did GM refuse an offer for its Poletown Plant?

Did GM refuse an offer for its Poletown Plant?

  By Charles Sercombe GM didn’t have to close down its Poletown Plant. According to Crain’s Detroit Business publication, officials from Fiat Chrysler approached GM to purchase the plant. The…

Fundraiser for baseball stadium reaches its goal

Fundraiser for baseball stadium reaches its goal

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium scored a big win. The online fundraising effort to raise $50,000 was met on Wednesday – a week before the fundraiser was…