Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the head of the parks and recreation division of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Ron Olson.
Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU. Please note this is an extended Cinema Chat, and focuses on a special event at the Michigan Theater which is Friday night ONLY, 10-27-06,
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council is setting aside up to 100-thousand dollars from the city's general fund to pay some of the costs associated with the Water Street redevelopment project. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles:
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has changed the zoning of the South University area to align it with other parts of the city's downtown. On Monday night, council unanimously approved a central business district and parking zoning designation for the South University area. Councilmember Jean Carlberg says the change should help promote mixed use of the area, and will allow taller buildings. South University merchants had asked city officials for the zoning change.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor school district custodial and maintenance staff will be getting a pay raise this year. Wednesday night, the school board unanimously approved an agreement which calls for a one percent pay raise now, and another one percent increase in January. 171 custodial and maintenance workers are represented by AFSCME. Superintendent Todd Roberts says negotiations are continuing with the district's secretaries and para-professionals, whose contracts expired over the summer.
Ypsilanti, MI – The weather outside coupled with WEMU's fundraiser makes this an excellent weekend to stay inside to take in a movie, and listen to 89-point-one. Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.