Ypsilanti

Bob Eccles

A state grant will allow the Ann Arbor YMCA to serve more Ypsilanti and Willow Run students.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Bob Eccles

A crowd of about 30 people attended last night's public forum on the proposed consolidation of the Willow Run and Ypsilanti school districts.  WEMU's Bob Eccles reports on  the last of these meetings before voters decide the issue November 6th.

Most may not be old enough to vote, but a majorityof students at one Ypsilanti school appear to support the proposed Ypsilanti-Willow Run schools consolidation.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Bob Eccles

The Ypsilanti school board is making plans to consider serious budget cuts.  As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the plans hinge on what happens at the polls November 6th.

If you're interested in serving on a consolidated Ypsilanti-Willow Run school board, the Washtenaw Intermediate School District is taking applications.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Election Inspectors Needed in Ypsilanti

Sep 26, 2012
Bob Eccles

With the November election rapidly approaching, the city of Ypsilanti is looking to fill some election-related positions.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

WISD Gears Up for Consolidation Information Push

Sep 25, 2012
Bob Eccles

Ypsilanti and Willow Run voters will decide in November whether their school districts should merge. As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, it looks like the process of getting the word out about the proposed consolidation will kick into high gear in October.

Bob Eccles

The Ypsilanti school board last night had a rather animated if un-official discussion on whether to press the Washtenaw Intermediate School District for details on what a consolidated Ypsilanti and Willow Run school district might lo0k like.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has more.

Bob Eccles

A recovery plan for the troubled Ypsilanti Housing Commission has been approved by city council.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Bob Eccles

Ypsilanti city council last night approved an agreement that covers the re-building and operation of the Rutherford Pool.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Ypsilanti River Cleanup Set for Sunday

Sep 13, 2012
Bob Eccles

Volunteers will converge on the Huron River in Ypsilanti Sunday for a yearly cleanup effort.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Bob Eccles

The Ypsilanti school board has approved having Saline Area Schools operate its food service operation for the school year.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Ypsilanti schools start year short on students

Sep 10, 2012
Bob Eccles

The Ypsilanti school district started the school year about a thousand students short of projections, but as WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the numbers have been improving.

Financially Shaky School Year Start in Ypsilanti

Sep 5, 2012

Today is the first day of school for students in the Ypsilanti school district, and it looks like teachers and staff will get paid,( this month).  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Corner Brewery
Corner Brewery

Ypsilanti's Corner Brewery celebrates expansion and completion of million-dollar "green brewery" project.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Bob Eccles

The Ypsilanti school board last night received a presentation on the district's efforts to eliminate the achievement gap, but as WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the presentation may have been a little too thorough, at least for one board member.

Bob Eccles

Two members of Ypsilanti City Council walked out of last night's meeting to protest the Mayor's refusal to fire the city's Housing Commission members.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Ypsilanti in the "Pure Michigan" Spotlight

Aug 20, 2012

The city of Ypsilanti  will be in the spotlight in a new Pure Michigan ad, and city residents can get in on the fun this Wednesday.

The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority becomes the last to approve a four-party agreement that will serve as a framework for a county-wide transit authority. The AATA Board last night joined, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Washtenaw County in approving an amended Articles of Incorporation. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

Ypsilanti Heritage Festival

Aug 17, 2012
Bob Eccles

The 34th Annual Ypsilanti Heritage Festival kicks off today. WEMU's Bob Eccles has a preview.

The start of the new academic year is approaching, and officials in the Ypsilanti district are continue to work  at securing September paychecks . WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

Ann Arbor City Council has once again signed off on a four-party agreement and revised Articles of Incorporation that will form the framework to create a new county-wide transit authority. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

Ypsi-Willow Run Consolidation Will Go To Voters

Aug 9, 2012
Bob Eccles

The Willow Run and Ypsilanti Boards of Education have agreed to put a consolidation question before district voters in the November general election.  WEMU's Bob Eccles provides a long-form report.

Primary Election Results: Ypsilanti Township

Aug 8, 2012

In Ypsilanti Township, the Residents First team slate of incumbents soundly defeated the challengers from the Y-Town Future team except in the Parks Commission race.
    Brenda Stumbo is back in for another term as township supervisor;  Karen Lovejoy-Roe remains township clerk, and Larry Doe remains Township Treasurer.  

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