The Ann Arbor school district will once more be looking for a new superintendent. After less than two years on the job, Superintendent Pat Green has announced she will retire after the end of the school year. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
The budget situation for next year is not quite as bad as first projected for the Ann Arbor school district. School administrators released the latest revenue projections Wednesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Environment Michigan Tuesday night made a presentation to Ypsilanti City Council on how the city could become a solar energy leader in Michigan, but its recommendation that the city set a goal of having solar panels on 1,000 roofs by the year 2020 was not immediately acted upon.
A new report says Ypsilanti could benefit both environmentally and financially from becoming a “solar destination”, and recommends the city set the goal of having solar panels installed on 1,000 city roofs by the year 2020.
Environment Michigan says the city would benefit from revenue from permits that would be required to install solar panels.
The group says a study in California showed solar panels added $20-thousand to the value of a home.
The majority of the disappointed University of Michigan fans behaved well following last night's loss in the NCAA championship game. However, several small fires were set in student neighborhoods. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
The city of Ypsilanti has made the first cut in the effort to be home to a four million dollar DTE Energy solar array.
City Council on Tuesday is expected to approve a lease and easement for the project, part of the next phase in the selection process.
DTE Energy is looking for a place to install a one-point-three megawatt solar array, and the city has proposed locating the array on four-and-a-half acres of land that once served as a landfill, north of I-94 and east of Huron Street.
Washtenaw County is considering the expansion of community support treatment services to help meet the needs of a growing number of people receiving mental illness and substance abuse services. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more on the plan.
A lack of clarity is one of many concerns Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority board members have over a proposed ordinance amendment that would limit the amount of tax revenue the DDA can collect. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
This spring WEMU is taking community investment even further by partnering with the Humane Society of Huron Valley for our spring fundraising campaign. HSHV does incredible work in rescuing unwanted pets and placing them in loving homes. Now you can support them through your support of WEMU.
Ann Arbor's city council has approved the first reading of proposed ordinance amendments that will impact the Downtown Development Authority. Council voted 7 to 3 Monday night to send the amendments to a second reading. Hear more from
The start of construction on the re-building of Ypsilanti's Rutherford pool is so close you can almost hear the sounds of folks enjoying a cool dip on a hot summer day. But as WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, work won't begin until $51,000 is raised.