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I got to take the train from Ypsi to Detroit a few days ago, and, if we play our cards right, we might all be able to do it someday soon

Last Friday, at about 1:30 PM, a train on Amtrak’s Wolverine line stopped on its way from Chicago to Detroit to pick up passengers in Ypsilanti. While it’s true that, back in late May of 2010, the President of Amtrak disembarked from a train in Depot Town and met with elected officials to discuss the […]

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The unsolved mystery of Jack Brown’s 1984 murder in Ypsilanti

Every once in a while, my OCD gets the best of me, and I find myself going off on a tangent, obsessed by some little thing that, if I were anyone else, I’d probably just disregard. Recently, as you might recall, I got a little fixated, for whatever reason, by a large bell that figured […]

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Policing by video in Ypsilanti Township

As we’ve established here in the past, folks in Ypsi Township are reluctant at best to pay for police services, in spite of their soaring violent crime rate. Sure, they may pass an occasional millage when the murder rate reaches a particularly terrifying level, but, for the most part, they’ve shown, like good Tea Partiers, […]

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Ypsi Township policing, and the reptilian humanoid menace

I was going to write something really thoughtful tonight about the cost of Washtenaw County deputees, but that was before my friend Andy introduced me to Colleen Thomas… Now I’m in some kind of trance. OK, back to work… Speaking of the cost of Washtenaw County sheriff’s deputies, once you factor in the overhead and […]

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Does West Willow shooting prove that Ypsi Township police are understaffed?

So, I’m reading this AnnArbor.com story about how, earlier this summer, a party in Ypsilanti Township, with some 200 people, got out of hand, resulting in a young woman being shot. It seems as though there were multiple calls to the police in advance of the shooting, from concerned neighbors who described the scene as […]

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