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As Ysilantians set out to rewrite their City’s quarter century old Master Plan, they assess what’s working, what’s not, and their shared vision for the future

The people of Ypsilanti are currently going through the process of rewriting the City’s Master Plan. The exhaustive undertaking, which has been constructed in such a way as to incorporate the input from as many community members as possible, is already well under way, but, over the coming months, there will still be ample opportunities […]

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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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PBS in Ypsi, the New York Times in Detroit, and a state in transition

For those of you who haven’t seen it yet on PBS, Ypsi was featured on the most recent episode of Under the Radar Michigan. The crew, as you may recall, was here in town this past October, shooting footage of people lined up down Michigan Avenue, waiting to partake of the 40¢ chicken dinners that […]

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Ypsilanti budget woes

Today, the first day of the new year, was wonderful. Among other things, I went for a hike through the bright, snowy woods, downed countless bowls of shrimp bisque, and made some new friends. I can’t imagine getting 2010 off to a better start… But then I came home. Opened my email. And found the […]

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The future of Ypsilanti will apparently be written in tubes

AnnArbor.com is reporting that Ypsilanti’s Visteon plant has sold to Angstrom Capital Holdings, a division of Angstrom USA, a Taylor, Michigan-based supplier of “tubular parts” to the automotive industry. It’s estimated that Angstrom purchased the property for approximately $3 million, which is considerably less than had been sought for the 1 million square foot facility. […]

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