WEMU Local
9:24 am
Wed May 2, 2007

No Layoffs in New City Budget

WEMU Local
9:18 am
Wed May 2, 2007

New Sign Time for Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti, MI – A plan was presented to Ypsilanti's city council Tuesday night to replace the aging sign welcoming I-94 motorists to the area at exit 183. Click on the audio icon to hear more about the plan from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:04 am
Tue May 1, 2007

School Board Adds New Members

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board now has two new members. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:01 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Regional Cooperation Efforts Underway

Ypsilanti, MI – Governor Granholm and state lawmakers have said there could be financial rewards for local governments that enter into regional cooperation agreements on some services to increase efficiency and save money. The city of Ypsilanti has already formed some partnerships and is looking to do more. WEMU's Bob Eccles recently spoke with Ypsilanti Mayor Paul Schreiber to discuss these efforts. Click on the audio icon to hear the interview.

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WEMU Local
10:03 am
Mon April 30, 2007

Early Retirement Plan Nears Goal

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor school district officials say they have received a good response so far to the early retirement package offer for teachers. Only three weeks after the offer was made, the district is approaching the minimum number needed to make the plan work financially. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:56 am
Thu April 26, 2007

School District Privatizes Substitute Employee Management

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WEMU Local
9:55 am
Thu April 26, 2007

Budget Balancing includes Cuts for Ann Arbor Schools

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor School District Superintendent Todd Roberts has outlined his plan for resolving a projected seven-point-five million dollar budget shortfall for the upcoming school year. The plan outlined to the school board Wednesday night includes five-point-six million dollars in cuts, one-point-two million in additional revenue, and using 650-thousand dollars from reserves. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the district's budget plan from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:44 am
Thu April 26, 2007

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:40 am
Thu April 26, 2007

Ypsi Schools Strengthen Partnership with EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – Officials with the Ypsilanti school district and the teacher education program at Eastern Michigan University say they are working together in a truely unique partnership. However, they say helping all kids succeed in school requires the support of the entire community. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the partnerships between the district and EMU from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:03 am
Wed April 25, 2007

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the founder and Executive Director of the Ypsilanti-based Clean Energy Coalition, Sean Reed.

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