Ann Arbor

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The Ann Arbor school board last night held a work session to talk about financial goals for the coming year.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Sizing up the health of Ann Arbor's trees.  Ann Arbor's Urban Forest and Natural Resources Planning Coordinator Kerry Grey is our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Ann Arbor city council member Mike Anglin says he still wants to create a citizens committee to proposed uses for city-owned parking structures in the downtown area.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor's city council has approved a tax abatement for Barricuda Networks Corporation as the firm moves to its new downtown location.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor's city council has removed the 'interim' from the title of the Public Services Area Administrator.  Craig Hupy will fill the role on a permanent basis.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

With a proposed millage to fund public art on the November ballot in Ann Arbor, Thursday's Concentrate Media speaker series focused on the overall topic of art in public place.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

National Plug-in Day

Sep 24, 2012

A wide variety of electric vehicle owners participated in National Plug-in Day in Ann Arbor and Saline on Sunday.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

A federal grant should help make it safer for students walking to Clague Middle School.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor officials are sharing information and getting feedback on a proposal to restructure fire stations in Ann Arbor.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor's city council has postponed a decision on a policy to commit the bulk of funds raised from the sale of public lands for affordable housing.  WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

Ann Arbor's city council has brought back a plan to study a possible high-capacity rapid transit connector, but has not take a final vote on the issue.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority saw an increase in parking revenues during this year's art fairs, and an historic afternoon.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor officials plan to remove some sediment from Millers Creek to help alleviate flooding over Geddes Road near Huron Parkway.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Cleanup Underway at Old MichCon Site in Ann Arbor

Sep 13, 2012

The removal of contaminated soil began Tuesday, part of DTE Energy's three million dollar restoration of an old MichCon site in Ann Arbor.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

William Street
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Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority continues to move forward on the connecting William Street project.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

A long vacant home blocks from downtown Ann Arbor has finally been torn down, and the property will soon be used to help reduce flooding problems in the area.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Bicyclists in Ann Arbor may soon have a new covered option for parking their bikes.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

The Michigan Wolverines kick off their home football season tomorrow, but getting there could be a real challenge for out-of-towners.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

The Ann Arbor school board has approved the first two purchases funded by the technology bond voters approved earlier this year.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Healthy Schools Program Expanding

Sep 6, 2012

A program that began in Ann Arbor back in 2004 with the goal of getting middle school students to eat better and excercise more is expanding into south-central Michigan.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ann Arbor school district officials say the school year is off to a good start with just a few minor glitches.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor's city council will consider a proposal to have a percentage of the proceeds from the sale of city-owned surface lots to be committted to affordable housing efforts.  

Ann Arbor's city council has rejected paying 60-thousand dollars to help fund a study on a possible high-capacity rapid transit connector, but the issue may come back when more council members are present.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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Planning underway for a new park and greenway for Ann Arbor's Allen Creek corridor.   Find out more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Ann Arbor's city council has approved a zoning change and site plan for the expansion of Knight's Market on the northwest edge of downtown Ann Arbor.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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