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Bang the drum slowly for Keyworth Stadium’s loss of the DCFC

Bang the drum slowly for Keyworth Stadium’s loss of the DCFC

  By Charles Sercombe As many already know, the Detroit City Football Club (DCFC), also known affectionately as LeRouge, will soon have a new home field in Detroit’s fabled Corktown.…

New HPS school chief steps up – again

New HPS school chief steps up – again

  By Charles Sercombe The Hamtramck Public School District’s game of musical chairs over who will be the next acting superintendent continues. A few weeks ago, the board bid goodbye…

Another historic day in Hamtramck and its police department

Another historic day in Hamtramck and its police department

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s new police chief got a rock star’s welcome to the community. On Monday, a swearing-in ceremony was held for the city’s first Yemen-American police chief,…

School board broadcast: Do not adjust your screen

School board broadcast: Do not adjust your screen

  By Charles Sercombe If you have been watching recent Hamtramck School Board meeting broadcasts, you may think there is something wrong with your screen. There is no need to…

There’s a new police chief in town

There’s a new police chief in town

By Charles Sercombe This coming Monday (May 13) will be a historic day in Hamtramck. That’s when the city’s first Yemeni-American will be sworn in as the city’s new police…

City officials have taken the first steps in creating special tax zones

City officials have taken the first steps in creating special tax zones

  By Charles Sercombe In an effort to spur home development and offer tax breaks to homeowners, the city council is on its way to creating three special tax zones.…

Councilmember has filed to be a state representative

Councilmember has filed to be a state representative

  By Charles Sercombe State Rep. Abraham Aiyash’s unexpected withdrawal from being re-elected has left one city councilmember upset. Councilmember Mohammed Hassan said Aiyash’s bowing out means there will not…

Finally, Hamtramck closes an ugly chapter in its history

Finally, Hamtramck closes an ugly chapter in its history

  By Charles Sercombe Last week, a historic moment took place in both Hamtramck and federal court. The city’s long-running housing discrimination lawsuit was finally settled, with a stroke of…

State Rep. Aiyash bows out; two councilmembers seeking a county seat

State Rep. Aiyash bows out; two councilmembers seeking a county seat

  By Charles Sercombe In an unexpected move, State Rep. Abraham Aiyash (D-Hamtramck) has dropped out of this year’s election. Aiyash withdrew from the election last Friday, the last day…

Future of school district superintendent is still unknown

Future of school district superintendent is still unknown

  Update: At Thursday’s School Board meeting, Superintendent Jaleelah Ahmed did not attend. Instead, Interim Superintendent Michael Williamson sat with the board. No mention was made about Ahmed’s status. By…