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Ypsilanti Township

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office has opened an investigation after someone shot a car owned by the husband of Ypsilanti Township Board of Trustee Monica Ross-Williams.  

Ypsilanti Township

An Ypsilanti Township Board of Trustee is considering proposing the creation of a Law Enforcement Oversight Commission. 

Susan Smith / United Way of Washtenaw County

The New Year is officially underway, and the United Way of Washtenaw County has now kicked off its 21-Day Equity Challenge.  Ann Arbor YMCA President/CEO Toni Kayumi and Ypsilanti Township trustee Monica Ross-Williams talk to WEMU's David Fair about how they hope to improve equity, particularly on the Eastern side of the county, through partnership, development and increased opportunity. 

Ypsilanti Township

Ypsilanti Township has joined over 300 communities in Michigan that have opted out of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act.  That’s the new law that will allow recreational marijuana dispensaries to operate across the state.  89.1 WEMU’s Jorge Avellan tells us why the township took this action and if it’s permanent.