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After three long years, the Ypsilanti community comes together to break ground on the new Rutherford Pool

As I’ve mentioned in the past, members of our community, over the past several years, have been working diligently to raise enough money to rebuild our City’s public pool, which was decommissioned in 2011, after 40 years of service. Well, yesterday, having successfully raised over $1 million, we officially broke ground. Congratulations to everyone who […]

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107-degrees, with no pool, and looking for someone to blame

Maybe it’s not the responsible thing to do, but I’m hot and I’m looking for someone to blame for the fact that our community pool is dry this summer, as we’re living trough the most brutally hot season in memory… Like I said, I realize that it’s not terribly responsible to want to assign blame. […]

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State of the City of Ypsilanti 2012 — the Five-Year Plan

The following was just sent out by Ypsilanti Mayor Paul Schreiber. As I don’t know if it will get picked up in what remains of our local press, I thought that I should reprint it here, so that people could share it by way of Facebook, etc. That, of course, doesn’t help the thousands of […]

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Protecting Ypsilanti’s community-owned assets from the Emergency Financial Manger… Have we done everything that we can to prepare?

A little while ago, in an exchange with Jill Morey, the director of the Ypsilanti District Library, the subject came up of what would likely happen to the downtown library building, should an Emergency Financial Manager be appointed to takeover the City of Ypsilanti, and charged with liquidating our communal assets. Thankfully, we were told […]

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