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So far, no takers on police offer

So far, no takers on police offer

  By Charles Sercombe It’s been a couple of months now since the city OK’d a new police officers’ contract that pays officers to cross-train as firefighters. Despite the offer…

Poletown Plant’s future? GM is not saying

Poletown Plant’s future? GM is not saying

  By Charles Sercombe If production at the GM Poletown Plant does shut down for good this June, what exactly will happen to the site? That’s a question city officials…

Brrrr … Need we say more?

Brrrr … Need we say more?

    By Charles Sercombe If you are reading this, you survived. Survived, that is, the polar vortex that caused a historic deep freeze for the past few days. How…

Mayor sees a much bigger problem among councilmembers

Mayor sees a much bigger problem among councilmembers

    By Charles Sercombe The worst problem confronting the city council is not whether councilmembers are assaulting each other. Instead, said Mayor Karen Majewski at last Tuesday’s emotional council…

Breaking news … During extreme cold, Hamtramck warming centers are open to the public

Breaking news … During extreme cold, Hamtramck warming centers are open to the public

  By Charles Sercombe During this bitter cold spell, the city is opening its doors for those without heat at home, or who are homeless, or just suddenly cold. Hamtramck…

It looks like Hamtramck will have to brace for the closing of Poletown

It looks like Hamtramck will have to brace for the closing of Poletown

  By Charles Sercombe An old saying used to go that what was good for General Motors is good for America. But folks living in the cities where GM has…

A city council divided

A city council divided

  By Charles Sercombe In a rare move, the city council censured a fellow member. During an emotionally draining council meeting on Tuesday, there was more than just a public…

A new year and a new start in city council and school board

A new year and a new start in city council and school board

    By Charles Sercombe It’s a new year and there are some changes in city government and the Hamtramck Public School Board. Nothing big, though. For the city council,…

Review celebrates its 10th anniversary

Review celebrates its 10th anniversary

By Charles Sercombe Thank you, Hamtramck. This year marks our 10th anniversary serving this community. It’s been a fun ride, and we hope to stick around for at least another…

What does 2019 have in store? Let’s take a look

What does 2019 have in store? Let’s take a look

  By Charles Sercombe Once again, we dusted off our crystal ball and peered into what the future holds for Hamtramck. Well, hello 2019, you look awfully familiar to last…