Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public school officials are united on the need to find more funds to upgrade the district's technology. However, the school board is not sure when it should go to voters asking for support for a technology bond. The issue was the focus of a special meeting Tuesday night, and will be on the board's agenda tonight. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Monroe, MI – Congressman John Dingell and U-S Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson were among the dignitaries on hand Tuesday to mark the opening of a plant in Monroe that will build enormous towers for wind turbines. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is doctor Ned Walker, a professor of Entomology, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Michigan State University.
Monroe, MI – Congressman John Dingell and U-S Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson were among the dignitaries on hand to mark the opening of a plant in Monroe that'll build enormous towers for wind turbines. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.
Ann Arbor, MI – The Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigration Rights is thanking Ann Arbor's Police Chief and his department for their sensitivity in handling immigration issues. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Voters in Ann Arbor will have a pair of millages on the ballot in November. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, one millage is for streets and bridges while the other is for sidewalk repair.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Huron River is the focus of the "Riverup!" initiative. WEMU's David Fair and Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wosniak talk about the program in this installment of WEMU's First Friday Focus on the Environment.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor city council has approved a contract change to pay Recycle Ann Arbor more for curbside recycling collection. But as WEMU's Andrew Cluley reportes, council postponed a decision on whether to terminate a contract for the Recycle Bank program that offers families rewards for recycling.
Ann Arbor, MI – Washtenaw County is merging three departments into one new office of Community and Economic Development. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the county commissioners approved the plan at their meeting Wednesday night.