Washtenaw County, MI – A Washtenaw County organization dedicated to supporting local independent businesses and organizations is calling this "buy local week" and is encouraging people to make their holiday purchases at retailers that will have the biggest impact in the community. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – A walk planned tomorrow in Ypsilanti's Water Street area is designed to get community members interested in helping to make the area part of the county's border-to-border trail system. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU. The co-host of this monthly feature is Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak. The guests this month are Michigan Environmental Council Communications Director Hugh McDiarmid Jr., and the Campaign Coordinator for Clean Water Action, Sarah Mullkoff. Sarah is the Michigan delegate to the the Will Steger Foundation's "Expedition Copenhagen."
Ypsilanti, MI – The city of Ypsilanti has narrowed the list of candidates to be the city's next Chief of Police to six finalists. The list includes two internal candidates. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Washtenaw County, MI – Ypsilanti Township will likely contract for seven fewer deputies next year from the Washtenaw County Sheriff's department. The county board of commissioners' ways and means committee approved the deal Wednesday night, but final approval is on hold until next week. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council was briefed Tuesday night on a proposal to have dispatch duties for the city police department taken over by the Washtenaw County Sheriff's department. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – At a community forum Tuesday night, Ann Arbor residents helped city officials work on plans for what the Stadium Street bridges over the railroad tracks and State Street will look like. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.