WEMU Local
9:40 am
Tue August 25, 2009

Board Selects New Ypsi Superintendent

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board has voted to offer a contract to the man it wants as the district's next Superintendent. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:36 am
Tue August 25, 2009

City Officials Back High Speed Rail Plan

Ann Arbor, MI – Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm has announced the state is applying for more than 800-million dollars in federal stimulus money for what's envisioned to be the first step toward a high-speed rail network. Ann Arbor transportation officials say this could benefit the city. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
2:29 pm
Mon August 24, 2009

Ann Arbor School Facilities Will Be Ready For Students

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor Public Schools officials say they are confident the district's buildings will ber ready for the start of school after another summer of construction. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.

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WEMU Local
9:12 am
Thu August 20, 2009

Birds Approved; Bees May be Next

Ypsilanti, MI – Earlier this year, Ypsilanti's city council approved ordinances allowing city residents to raise chickens on their property. Now, a resident is asking council to allow beekeeping as well. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:07 am
Thu August 20, 2009

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Wed August 19, 2009

Water Rates Likely to Increase in Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti residents will likely be paying more for water and sewer services. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:17 am
Wed August 19, 2009

Bicyclists Hold Memorial Ride

Ann Arbor, MI – An area bicyclist killed while riding last month was remembered by more than 100 bicyclists who participated in a memorial ride Tuesday in Ann Arbor and Pittsfield Township. The ride was designed to remember Tim Pinciskowski, and to remind cyclists and motorists that they share the road. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:09 am
Wed August 19, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring John Coy, the owner of Fran Coy's Salon in Ann Arbor.

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WEMU Local
9:02 am
Tue August 18, 2009

Work on Stadium Bridges to Begin Late Next Year

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials say they expect work on the new Stadium Boulevard bridges to begin late in 2010. City staff presented the conceptual design for the new spans to city council Monday night. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Tue August 18, 2009

Council Looks to Transportation Future

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has taken a step forward on what one city staff member calls the beginning of the city's transportation system for the 21st century.
Council has approved an engineering contract for the first phase of an intermodal transportation system. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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