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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Scott Straley

Feeling as though I needed to post an awesome Ypsi Immigration Interview to counterbalance last week’s depressing Exit Interview with my friend Melissa, I started going through my email archive, looking for letters from people who had written to me over the past year, telling me that they were thinking of moving to Ypsilanti, hoping […]

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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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Ypsilanti needs your help… within just $50,000, we could once again have a community pool

As luck would have it, last summer, which was the hottest in Michigan’s recorded history, the people of Ypsilanti found themselves without an operational public pool. This year, though, we might actually be able to do something about it. Thanks to the heroic efforts of the Friends of the Rutherford Pool, and a great many […]

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State of the City 2013: Shaping Ypsilanti

The following was sent out this evening by Ypsilanti Mayor Paul Schreiber. I thought that I’d pass it along for those of you who don’t happen to be on his mailing list. (A PDF version, which includes relevant links and accompanying graphs, can be found here.) For the most part, I think Mayor Schreiber does […]

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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Josh Chamberlain

Tonight’s interviewee is Josh Chamberlain. I first met Josh when he was about eleven years old. If I’m not mistaken, it was at his sister Amelia’s first birthday party, probably right around the time that the black and white photo of them to the right was taken. Josh turned out to be a pretty incredible […]

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