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And now for the final three

And now for the final three

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s seemingly never-ending housing discrimination lawsuit is coming close to an end. The city is about to break ground for the last three housing units to…

Survey finds most of the city’s trees in good health

Survey finds most of the city’s trees in good health

  By Alan Madlane Looks like Hamtramck can afford to throw a little shade. In June, the city had a comprehensive tree survey completed for all city-maintained street rights-of-way, and…

For now, tree planting program is on hold

For now, tree planting program is on hold

“I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree.” By Joyce Kilmer By Charles Sercombe At one time, Hamtramck’s streets were shady, with a tree canopy…

State offers special treatment to Hamtramck for marijuana sales

State offers special treatment to Hamtramck for marijuana sales

    By Charles Sercombe If city officials allow recreational marijuana sales, the state is offering would-be retailers a helping hand to cut through the red tape. Hamtramck is one…

Breaking news … Primary election results are in

Breaking news … Primary election results are in

  By Charles Sercombe In a stunning upset, two city councilmembers who sought re-election were eliminated in Tuesday’s Primary Election. Anam Miah, who is Mayor Pro Tem, and Abu Musa…

Election coming up on Tuesday

Election coming up on Tuesday

By Charles Sercombe Get ready to cast your vote. Hamtramck’s primary election is next Tuesday (Aug. 6). The only item on the ballot is the race for city council. There…

As 2020 Census gears up, the city can learn what to expect from past census counts

As 2020 Census gears up, the city can learn what to expect from past census counts

  By Charles Sercombe Now that Census 2020 is about to kick off, let’s take a look at what the 2010 Census found out about Hamtramck. But first, some historical…

Breaking news … Assault suspect is officially charged

Breaking news … Assault suspect is officially charged

  By Charles Sercombe Marcus Ross, 32, of Detroit, is facing multiple felony charges in connection with two sexual assaults that occurred a couple of weeks ago in Hamtramck. He…

Breaking news … Fox & Friends coming to Hamtramck

Breaking news … Fox & Friends coming to Hamtramck

  By Charles Sercombe Ready for your close-up, Hamtramck? The folks at Maine Street Restaurant are saying that the morning news show Fox & Friends will be airing short segments…

Hamtramck is down and out? Not so, counters the mayor

Hamtramck is down and out? Not so, counters the mayor

  By Alan Madlane “I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am, let’s face it.” –…