Tag Archives: Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund

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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Ypsi scores close to $600k in grants for Rutherford Pool, Michigan Ave pedestrian bridge

As you may recall, early last spring, we discussed the fact that Ypsi City Council was put in the unenviable position of having to “prioritize” between two incredibly worthy Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grant applications arising out of active community volunteerism. As you may also recall, Council ended up choosing the renovation of Rutherford […]

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Sophie’s Choice… Ypsi style

Last night, there was a special meeting of the Ypsi City Council. I wasn’t able to attend, but your fellow reader Glen S was. Here’s his report… which is actually about a lot more that whether or not our City Council chose to prioritize one of two potential construction projects. I attended last night’s special […]

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