Ann Arbor, MI – A west side Ann Arbor neighborhood recently celebrated the five-year anniversary of the city purchasing a ten acre wooded area for preservation as a natural area. The 'Friends of Dicken Woods' say they remain committed to maintaining and improving the woods. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Nearly all types of crime are down this school year at Eastern Michigan University and major crimes were lower throughout 2008 in the city of Ypsilanti. EMU hosted a safety and security forum Thursday. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU, featuring the new co-host of this series, Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak, and our special guest, the new President of the Michigan Environmental Council, Chris Kolb.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council is asking Governor Jennifer Granholm and state lawmakers to maintain current funding levels for the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved ordinance changes needed to begin a commercial recycling program. City council unanimously approved the ordinance changes Monday night, and approved a contract with Waste Management for commercial solid waste collection. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – The presidents of Eastern Michigan University, Oakland University and Central Michigan University want state lawmakers to maintain funding levels for higher education without relying on federal stimulus funds. That's part of the testimony given at EMU before the state house higher education subcommittee on appropriations Friday. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.