The Ann Arbor school board has approved new contracts with the district's teachers, para-professionals, and office staff. The new contracts will save the district $3.4 million in the next school year. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
"Love and Honor", a movie with many connections to the Ann Arbor community, opens Friday at the Michigan Theater.
The movie marks the directorial debut of Danny Mooney, an Ann Arbor actor and filmmaker who graduated from Pioneer High School and the University of Michigan.
Much of the film was shot in Ann Arbor. It tells the story of a soldier who gets a "Dear John" letter while serving in Vietnam. He and his buddy decide to travel halfway around the world to return to Ann Arbor in the hopes of changing the girl's mind.
Ann Arbor's city council has approved a new four-year deal with American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees local 369 just before the state's new right-to-work law takes effect. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor's city council is considering ordinance amendments that would impact the Downtown Development Authority's ability to collect tax increment financing revenue. With that in mind, DDA officials discussed the agency's budget at a council work session Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Part of Ann Arbor's Main Street won't be quite as bright as normal for an hour tomorrow night. The city is celebrating the sixth annual Earth Hour by turning off street lights from 8:30 to 9:30 on Saturday (3/23) night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor's city council has rejected a proposed moratorium on new site plan approvals in the downtown area, but has yet to approve the site plan and development agreement for a proposed project at 413 East Huron. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
As part of the timeline for developing a budget for the next school year, small groups of Ann Arbor school board members will meet with community members in dialogue sessions. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
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.