Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority has been granted more time to submit requests for proposals for the development of two parking lots. City council unanimously approved the delays Monday night. D-D-A Director Susan Pollay says the request for proposals for the First and Washington site is complete and will be shown to council next month. Pollay says the Kline lot request for proposals will not be drafted until ongoing soil and economic studies are completed.
Ypsilanti, MI – The latest in a series of town hall meetings on Ypsilanti's financial future was held Tuesday night. The focus this time was the relationship between the city and Eastern Michigan University. Click on the audio icon for more from WEMU's Bob Eccles:
Ypsilanti, MI – Great Lakes protection; water diversions, and limits on groundwater withdrawals. Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Ann Arbor State Senator Liz Brater:
Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board has established a broad-based committee to find a suitable location for the district's new school bus garage. Click on the audio icon for more from WEMU's Bob Eccles:
Coming off of two straight agonizing losses before last Saturday's game against Ball State, Eastern Michigan coach Jeff Genyk was worried his team starting slowly against the Cardinals.
Midway through the game, his team led 22-0.
"I was very proud of how our players came out after heartbreaking losses to Miami (Ohio) and Western Michigan," Genyk said. "Those players could have come out and not played hard. We came out very hard."
Ann Arbor, MI – A broken pipe at the old Y-M-C-A building in Ann Arbor has led to more than 80 residents being put up in a motel at city expense. Thursday night, Ann Arbor's city council committed to spending more than 150-thousand dollars on the situation through the end of this year. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley: