Tag Archives: West WIllow

Paint Ypsilanti

This Sunday, as part of the Paint Ypsilanti Project, a lot of folks are going to be at 306 East Cross Street, painting the house of my friend Caleb Brokaw, who passed away this past November. If you would like to join us, check Facebook for the details. And, if you’d like to know more […]

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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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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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