Because Ypsilanti Community Schools made preserving current employee salaries a priority for when the new district launches in July, the joint Ypsilanti-Willow Run Board of Education approved slightly reduced insurance coverage Thursday night, according to a report in the Ypsilanti Courier.
Someone stole a silverware set from a Salem Township home during a home invasion Saturday, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office deputies said Monday.
Federal grant money has been approved for increased bus service between Ann Arbor and East Lansing, but concerns from the Capital Regional Airport Authority threaten to halt the project before it gets started, according to an MLive report.
Courtney Sacco | AnnArbor.com file photoPrevious stories:
- Ann Arbor school board seeks superintendent with fortitude, relationship skills
- Community pushes Ann Arbor school board to 'go local' for next superintendent
Three days after advertisements seeking the next superintendent of the Ann Arbor Public Schools went live, the Ann Arbor principals union released a list of 17 qualities it hopes to see in the district's fifth leader in 10 years — and a doctoral degree and thick resume were not among them.
courtesy of the Ann Arbor Symphony OrchestraThe Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra has announced its full schedule for the 2013-14 season, including its regular subscription series as well as a variety of special events.
Tickets are on sale for the subscription season, which opens with a performance of Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring."
The full text of the orchestra's announcement appears below:
One home was ransacked and a cellphone and tablet device were stolen at another in two separate home invasions reported in Ypsilanti Sunday, police said.
Ypsilanti resident Tom Dodd played an intricate part in restoring the historic Depot Town and did countless things within the community to propel it forward, but it was his magnetic personality that many will remember.
Dodd died from a heart attack Sunday at the age of 78.
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A 16-year-old Pioneer High School student admitted in court Monday that he was responsible for spray-painting his moniker "Mole" at 11 sites throughout Ann Arbor.
It might be a bit of a drive to Manchester, but it's totally worth it when meat and good music are involved, right? So fill up the gas tank and head to the Manchester Annual Ribs & Blues event at Carr Park. It's a beautiful drive, so just enjoy it.
Melanie Maxwell | AnnArbor.com file photoThe Pall Corporation announced Monday it will close its Ann Arbor business operations this summer.
Ypsilanti resident Bob Krzewinski was riding his bicycle on Forest Avenue in 2006, when he was struck from behind by a hit-and-run motorist who briefly slowed down and then quickly left the scene.
"I was out of work for five months," said Krzewinksi, who also is a member of Ypsilanti's Non-Motorized Advisory Committee. "I was going east on Forest about a block from where I live and I was following all traffic regulations, when a car hit me and gave me some blunt force trauma to my arm. I only had 5 percent usage of my arm for some time. ... Thank God for physical therapists."
There have been more than 7,000 votes cast this spring for the six AnnArbor.com Team of the Week polls. But all good things must come to an end.
A man was sent to the hospital after fighting with another man he believed tried to steal his laptop during a party in Ann Arbor early Sunday morning.
Garnering 27,000 of the approximately 50,000 online votes cast, Grand Rapids has been crowned Beer City USA for 2013, according to a post on AnnArbor.com's sister site, MLive. Ann Arbor claimed the 4th spot on the annual poll, behind Kalamazoo and Asheville, NC.
Beer fans in Grand Rapids organized a strong push to win this designator this year, with a Facebook page, beer coasters, even a YouTube video with a Beer City theme song by the Jukejoint Handmedowns:
Ann Arbor police arrested a 19-year-old Ann Arbor man caught inside a home early Friday morning after residents heard banging and glass shattering.
Daniel Brenner | AnnArbor.com file photoThe Michigan softball team didn't have the ideal end to its regular season over the weekend, falling 9-3 to Wisconsin in the semifinal round of the Big Ten Tournament despite being the tournament's top seed.
The Wolverines will have to quickly put that loss behind them as they will host the opening round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament on Friday.
Read more on MLive: Southwest Michigan fruit hit by freeze, growers assess damage
Fruit growers and other farmers in Michigan are checking their crops to see whether freezing temperatures caused any damage.
Melanie Maxwell | AnnArbor.comPermits have been approved and construction equipment has arrived for the tearing down of the former Georgetown Mall on Packard Road in Ann Arbor.
Amy Biolchini | AnnArbor.comFive of Washtenaw County's state legislators announced their support Monday for a package of four bills and three resolutions introduced by Democrats in the Michigan House of Representatives regarding women's health care that they say are bi-partisan and "common sense."