News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, Ypsilanti Police Department and the Ypsilanti Community School District partnered this summer to run the 2016 Junior Police Academy. The academy was held at Ypsilanti High School over a three-week period and allowed 14 middle school age students (6th, 7th and 8th graders) to attend a mini police academy.
On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in cooperation with the U.S. Marshal’s Office, Washtenaw Metro-SWAT, and the Westland Police Department, the Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant resulting in the arrest of the suspect in the July 22nd, 2016 shooting in Superior Township.
For the first time, Washtenaw County Public Health has evidence that a Washtenaw resident was likely infected with Lyme disease without leaving the county. Cases of Lyme disease occur annually among Washtenaw residents; until now, local cases have been related to travel to west Michigan or other states where infested tick populations are present.
Agencies are encouraged to submit an application for Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) and Rapid Re-housing (RRH) funding from the HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Grant Program.
A national effort to educate businesses on the simple steps to improve online safety is coming to Washtenaw County.
Red Cross Blood Drive July 29th
Free Music, Free Food, Kids area with face-painting, crafts and games - and a community services tent with great resources for the family! Join us in Parkridge Park in Ypsilanti!
FERC Public Comment Meeting on August 11, 2016
If you need a place to cool off from the heat during business hours, many public libraries and public buildings, including the County Human Services Building at 555 Towner St. Ypsilanti offer it.
Sheriff Jerry Clayton & Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Invite the Community to a Unity Town Hall Event
On Thursday, July 21, 2016 the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell are planning to bring our community together to hold a community Unity Town Hall to talk with one another, to begin discussing how we can come together, and how we as a community can address the anger, frustration, fear, lack of communication, and issues around race, poverty and policing.
Two programs will be closed temporary for building repairs renovations (see below).
You and your family are invited to join us for an overnight camping adventure! August 6-7 and 13-14
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable summer. With summer in full swing, the lakes and rivers are a great place for recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, kayaks and canoes.
Do you live in a subdivision? Perhaps you shop at local big box stores or use public parking facilities?
Let me begin by sharing my thoughts and prayers with all those that have been directly and indirectly affected by the recent events in Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas.