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Washtenaw County Brownfield Program Analysis Demonstrates Positive Community Impact

Washtenaw County Brownfield Program Analysis Demonstrates Positive Community Impact

Positive impacts from brownfield projects include job creation, private investment, and increase in tax base.

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Veterans and the Washtenaw County Dental Clinic

Veterans and the Washtenaw County Dental Clinic

The Washtenaw County Dental Clinic helps residents who need low cost dental services. We can help veterans and their families register with the dental clinic or find out if they are eligible for better health or dental benefits.

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Washtenaw County Clean Up Days Scheduled

Washtenaw County Clean Up Days Scheduled

The Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office and community partners will be sponsoring three Environmental Clean Up Days for Washtenaw County residents this year. These events provide an opportunity for residents to dispose of many unwanted household items in a safe and sustainable manner.

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Medication Take Back Event ~ Pioneer High School Parking Lot

Medication Take Back Event ~ Pioneer High School Parking Lot

On Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Ann Arbor Police Department and the Division of Pain Research (UM, Department of Anesthesiology) are hosting a medication take back event in the Pioneer High School Parking Lot.

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Bunton Road Reopened, May 5, 2016

Bunton Road Reopened, May 5, 2016

Evan Pratt, Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner, partnering with the Road Commission, is pleased to announce the reopening of Bunton Road in Augusta Township.

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Welcome New Community Partners for Clean Streams

Welcome New Community Partners for Clean Streams

This month we already can welcome two new Community Partners for Clean Streams: Trillium Real Estate and the Saline Environmental Commission. Both organizations have ongoing projects to prevent pollution and promote water quality. Thank you for everything that you already do and we look forward to helping you with future projects.

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Miller Park and Rain Garden Video

Miller Park and Rain Garden Video

Take a hike in Miller Park, visit the rain garden and learn about how these natural spaces help our watershed. Cathy, a rain gardener, created a video to teach us about what you can find in Miller Nature Area, the history and the important role it plays in managing stormwater.

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Have You Seen Me?  Balanced & Restorative Justice in Action.

Have You Seen Me? Balanced & Restorative Justice in Action.

You may have been driving along one of our Washtenaw County roadways and wondered, “What’s with all the bags?” If so, the Sheriff’s Office Community Work Program (CWP) is the answer. If you are not aware, the Community Work Program (CWP) is a balanced and restorative justice sentencing option for carefully selected individuals who have committed minor crimes.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 11th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

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Police Service Deputies in action . . . saving lives . . .

Police Service Deputies in action . . . saving lives . . .

Washtenaw County Sheriff's Deputies have been taking action and doing great things...

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Advisory: US-12 will be affected in downtown Saline between April and November 2016 due to a construction project.

Advisory: US-12 will be affected in downtown Saline between April and November 2016 due to a construction project.

US-12 will be affected in downtown Saline between April and November. Work includes widening US-12 to five lanes between Monroe Street and Harris Street.

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Free Youth Summer Sports Camp

Free Youth Summer Sports Camp

Keep your kids active this summer with these fun, free camps!

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Ann Arbor Woodstock Needs Soil Erosion Control Plan

Ann Arbor Woodstock Needs Soil Erosion Control Plan

The Grand Canyon began with the erosion of a single grain of sand

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2016 Environmental Excellence Awards

2016 Environmental Excellence Awards

The Washtenaw County Board of Public Works and Water Resources Commissioner Evan Pratt are pleased to announce the recipients of the 19th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards.

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2016 Environmental Excellence Awards

2016 Environmental Excellence Awards

The Washtenaw County Board of Public Works and Water Resources Commissioner Evan Pratt are pleased to announce the recipients of the 19th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards.

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Questions about Lead?

Questions about Lead?

We've got answers about lead testing for kids, lead in water and other sources of lead poisoning.

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Community Notification – K9 Unit Training Simulations

Community Notification – K9 Unit Training Simulations

The Sheriff's Office K9 Unit will be engaged in training simulations in the 2300 to 2600 area of Tessmer Road, Lodi Township, on Saturday morning, April 9th, 2016.

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1,4-Dioxane and Washtenaw County Groundwater

1,4-Dioxane and Washtenaw County Groundwater

There is an area in Washtenaw County where the chemical 1,4-dioxane is underground. The area includes parts of Scio Township and western Ann Arbor. This contamination is a concern because wells near the area draw groundwater for use in homes and businesses. Washtenaw County Public Health is providing information to help residents understand the current situation and potential health impacts.

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WCSO Dep. Urban & K9 Fred Track & Arrest Breaking & Entering-Larceny from Vehicle Suspect

WCSO Dep. Urban & K9 Fred Track & Arrest Breaking & Entering-Larceny from Vehicle Suspect

On March 29, 2016, at around 7:00 p.m., Deputy Urban and K9 Fred responded to a larceny from vehicle complaint in the Cavanaugh Lake area of Washtenaw County.

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