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The new Director of Ypsilanti’s Heritage Festival, Andrew Clock, on the future of the event

As I believe most of you know, word went out a few months ago that the group of individuals behind Ypsilanti’s annual Heritage Festival were looking, after several years, to hand the reins off to a new generation of leaders. There were a few open meetings, that interested individuals were encouraged to attend, and, ultimately, […]

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Bike Ypsi Spring Ride: Sunday, May 2nd

I had the occasion this weekend to talk with Andy Claydon and Natalie Holbrook from Bike Ypsi about the big Spring Ride event they’ve got planned for this coming Sunday. Here’s what was said: Mark: So, I hear you’ve got your big spring ride coming up. When is it, and what should people expect to […]

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That Wednesday post that everyone will be talking about on Thursday at the water cooler

There’s lots of stuff going on that I’d like to write about tonight, but I really should be working on tomorrow’s lesson plan for that class I’ll be teaching at 826. I’m thinking of giving each one of them, at the end of class, the opportunity to post something… anything… on my site. I guess […]

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Ypsilanti DDA Director forced out of office

This afternoon, Ypsilanti Downtown Development Authority (YDDA) Director Brian Vosburg offered his resignation. According to board chair Peter Rinehart, Vosburg did so prior to a job evaluation that was to be conducted during a closed-door session of the board. While it may be true that no formal performance evaluation was conducted, it appears as though […]

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