Poor people being forced to get out of Ann Arbor

More and more people are being forced to move out of Ann Arbor as area apartments are making a transition from affordable to market rate, which suggests the city is not for the poor.

In 1986, the federal government created the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program, which provides... read more

Nuns urge Lansing voters to help close wealth gap

A Washington-based lobbying group of Catholic nuns on Friday urged people in south Lansing to use their votes to help close the country's growing wealth gap and boost economic equality.

The nonprofit group's "Nuns on the Bus" tour stopped at Cresto Rey Catholic Parish, where Sister Simone... read more

Charlotte Hornets’ Taylor arrested on domestic assault charges

NBA player Jeffery Taylor, a forward with Charlotte Hornets, has been taken into custody by East Lansing Police on domestic violence charges.

East Lansing Police Lieutenant Steve Gonzalez revealed that Taylor was charged with three counts, one count of domestic assault, one count of... read more

Four-year-old Chad Carr named honorary captain for Michigan-Minnesota football game

Chad Carr, the 4-year-old grandson of University of Michigan (U-Maine) coaching legend Lloyd Carr, will join the U-Maine football team this Saturday, September 27, as an honorary captain.

The little boy will take the field for the coin toss before the U-Maine football team squares off... read more

Ram boosts production to meet soaring demand for Ram 1500 trucks

The upgraded Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Michigan is boosting production of the already strong-selling Ram 1500 to meet soaring demand for the pickup trucks.

A host of upgrades has enabled the workstations to allow employees to complete their tasks more quickly and efficiently,... read more

Carolyn Grawi appointed interim president & CEO of Ann Arbor CIL

The Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (CIL) on Friday named Carolyn Grawi as its new interim president and chief executive officer.

Grawi has been serving the CIL as vice president and chief program officer (CPO). He has been appointed to the higher position by the organization's... read more

Ann Arbor School District gets $1.4M grant for annexing Whitmore Lake schools

Ann Arbor Public School District will be provided with a grant of $1.4 million by the state government for the proposed annexation of Whitmore Lake schools, the Michigan Department of Education confirmed on Friday.

The grant will come from a fund of $4.3 million that has been created to... read more

Ann Arbor’s bike sharing program launched

Dozens of bicycles are now available for rent at half a dozen stations in Ann Arbor as the city's much talked-about bike sharing program is finally up and rolling.

The ArborBike, which was officially launched on Thursday, is designed to provide quick trips across the city. Checkout time... read more

Lenape Valley, Warren Hills earn top seeds for HWS Tournament

Lenape Valley and Warren Hills have earned top seeds for the upcoming Hunterdon Warren Sussex County Tournament, which has been divided into two brackets - bracket A and bracket B.

Each of the tournament's two brackets will have its own top ten seeds as mentioned below:

Bracket A... read more

Lansing receives federal grant to prevent school violence

The Lansing School District has received a $760,000 grant as first annual installment of a five-year federal grant that aims to promote cultural awareness and prevent violence.

Sergio Keck, chief of instructional support programs for the school district, said they would create a new... read more

Lansing HR department gets interim director

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero on Thursday announced the appointment of Attorney Janene McIntyre as interim director of the city's Human Resources (HR) department.

Mayor Bernero said in a statement that McIntyre would temporarily replace Terri Taylor, who is stepping from the position to... read more

Hannigan Insurance to open new office in Ann Arbor

Hannigan Insurance, a technology firm and insurance brokerage, has announced its decision to open a customer retention & acquisition center in the Ann Arbor region.

The new facility will be created with an investment budget of $516,000. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is... read more


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