Ann Arbor, MI – A plan to raze several rental properties on Fifth Avenue just south of downtown Ann Arbor to build a 90-unit apartment building has been defeated by city council. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Washtenaw County, MI – A plan to sell certificates of participation to fully fund future retiree medical benefits for Washtenaw County employees is on hold until the markets improve. The county had hoped to sell the certificates this fall but is now waiting until next year. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Due to today's winter storm, Eastern Michigan University is closed today, Friday, December 19. All public schools and most private schools in Washtenaw County are also closed today. Hazardous driving conditions reported throughout the county.
Washtenaw County, MI – Motorists in Washtenaw County and throughout the state may notice some roads are not getting plowed as completely this year as in the past. The Michigan Department of Transportation is reducing overtime expenses for clearing state trunklines. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Expansion of the Washtenaw County jail and construction of a new district court facility has begun. County officials held ground breaking ceremonies for the project on Wednesday. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.