Ann Arbor's public school administration is again recommending that the Roberto Clemete alternative program can be successfully relocated to Pioneer High School. The school board rejected the move last year, but it's being considered again as the district deals with a projected budget deficit. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
The Ann Arbor school board has approved a resolution asking Washtenaw County's Prosecutor to re-evaluate the degree of criminalization of adolescent behaviors he's making in connection with the fight following last fall's Pioneer - Huron football game. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.
The boil water advisory that had been in effect for Ann Arbor's northeast side has been lifted. The city says tests have confirmed the water is safe to use. The advisory was put in place after the system lost pressure during routine valve maintenance.
Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority has approved spending up to an additional 57-thousand dollars on the Go-Pass and other Ann Arbor Transportation Authority services next fiscal year. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority board members are speaking against a proposed city council ordinance amendment that would change the authority in several ways. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor's city council has held off on making decision on both a moratorium on site plan approvals in the downtown area, and changed to the Downtown Development Authority. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
A new book examines the conditions for restaurant workers and how they can make eating out less healthy. The author of "Behind the Kitchen Door" spoke at the Homegrown Local Food Summit. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor's city council has postponed a decision on placing a six-month moratorium on site plan approvals in the downtown area. Council voted unanimously to wait two weeks before making a decision on the proposed moratorium, plus a review of D-1 and D-2 zoning, and reconvening the design guidelines task force. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor school board members say they're frustrated with a program designed to help students who can achieve at high levels, but who may not have all of the support structures needed to reach their potential. District officials say the "Rising Scholars" program is now headed in the right direction. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor's Skyline high school students, parents, and teachers say the school's trimester schedule is an important part of Skyline's culture. They spoke out against a possible switch to semesters at Wednesday night's school board meeting. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority has stepped up several services linking downtown Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Much of the service increase was in preparation for a county-wide transit authority. Now, with the county-wide plan stopped, the AATA is looking to expand its partnership with Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor Housing Commission officials continue to look into converting public housing to voucher-based projects with private funding for reinvestment in the properties. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
The University of Michigan already has a bike rental program, but talks continue on a bike sharing program that would include Ann Arbor, the UofM, and other organizations. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.