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WISD Superintendent Scott Menzel on the proposed merger of the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts

A few days ago, I posted something here about the proposed merger of the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts. Well, what I’d written was apparently brought to the attention of Scott Menzel, the superintendent of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District. Scott asked for an opportunity to clarify a few things concerning the proposed merger, […]

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Granholm to deliver giant check to Ypsilanti Freighthouse

As I think many of you know, John Dingell and Jennifer Granholm, among others, have been working these past several months to get the rehabilitation of our historic Freighthouse covered by federal stimulus funds. Well, word on the street is that they’ve been successful. According to several reputable sources, Representative Dingell and Governor Granholm will […]

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Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation to invest in the Ypsilanti Freighthouse

I haven’t heard a final dollar amount mentioned yet, but word on the street is that the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation will be coming through with the grant for the Ypsi Freighthouse that I last mentioned here in October. It may be a bit premature, but I’d like to thank the board members of […]

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