Ryan J. Stanton | AnnArbor.comMayor John Hieftje used part of his unofficial "state of the city" address to the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor on Wednesday to discuss the condition of city streets.
"We did get behind on roads, but I want to give you a little hope there," Hieftje told the crowd gathered inside the Michigan Union. "I think we're catching up pretty fast."
Hieftje received some pushback on that issue, as not everyone in the audience was convinced the city is doing enough to address crumbling city streets.
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A flash flood watch is in effect beginning Wednesday at 8 p.m. until Thursday at 8 a.m. for all of Washtenaw County.
Ypsilanti police confirmed Washtenaw County's second recent death involving heroin, stemming from last week’s string of overdoses.
Courtesy of the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office
Detective Sgt. Thomas Eberts said Wednesday a 30-year-old man was taken off life support Saturday, two days after he was transported to the hospital. Eberts said the man had heroin and a “high level of alcohol” in his system at the time of his death.
Protean Payment, a local startup company working on creating a single-card “digital wallet,” has added a major player in the local startup scene as its new chief technical officer according to a report in Concentrate Magazine.
Detroit Labs co-founder Henry Balanon will join the company — which won $25,000 in last year’s Accelerate Michigan competition — as it prepares to raise a formal seed round of funding later this year according to Concentrate.
Ann Arbor-based Protean adds mobile developer to help create digital credit cards
Melanie Maxwell | AnnArbor.comWith the help of digital loyalty programs, small business owners across the country are wielding creative rewards to attract customers, USA Today reports.
The grand opening of the new Pittsfield Township Farmers Market is scheduled to take place from 2-7 p.m. Thursday at the Pittsfield Township Administration Building, 6201 W. Michigan Ave.
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