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These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.

WCSO participates in a friendly completion with the Dexter Dreadnaughts’ Trap Shooting Team

WCSO participates in a friendly completion with the Dexter Dreadnaughts’ Trap Shooting Team

WCSO Deputies participated in a friendly trap shooting competition with the Dexter High School Trap Team on June 6th at the Ann Arbor Moose Sportsman’s League in Dexter Township. A great way for WCSO to engage with the youth and the communities we serve.

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Washtenaw County Brownfield Program Releases Annual Report, $15.2M Private Investment From Projects

Washtenaw County Brownfield Program Releases Annual Report, $15.2M Private Investment From Projects

2016 WCBRA accomplishments underscore importance of brownfield redevelopment projects to job creation, new housing, removal of environmental hazards and revitalization of neighborhoods.

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Swim Lessons Cancelled

Summer Session 2 swim lessons have been cancelled

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Process underway to develop Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Plan

Process underway to develop Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Plan

The HUD mandated process challenges communities to understand historic racial and economic segregation and find ways to combat it in the future.

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It's Mosquito Season - Take Steps to Prevent West Nile Virus

It's Mosquito Season - Take Steps to Prevent West Nile Virus

A dead green heron found in the Ypsilanti area was submitted to the state on June 21 and tested positive for West Nile. Eliminate standing water, prevent mosquito bites and report dead birds.

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WCSO Participated in an Active Shooter Exercise

WCSO Participated in an Active Shooter Exercise

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) participated in a full-scale county-wide active shooter exercise on June 7, 2017. Other participating agencies included Pittsfield Department of Public Safety, Ann Arbor Police Department, Eastern Michigan University Police Department, several area Fire Departments, Huron Valley Ambulance, Washtenaw County Emergency Management, and St. Joseph Mercy Health Systems.

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Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Agencies Collaborate to Hold Gun Safety Week 2017

Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Agencies Collaborate to Hold Gun Safety Week 2017

All the law enforcement agencies in Washtenaw County have joined together again this year to help make our County and our residents safer by holding a Gun Safety Week June 18th through June 24th, 2017 in order to educate and raise aware-ness and encourage responsible gun ownership. The Board of Commissioners passed a resolution on June 7th declaring June 18th through June 24th as Gun Safety Week in Washtenaw County.

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Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announces promotions within Police Services Division

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announces promotions within Police Services Division

On behalf of the Sheriff, it is our pleasure to announce the following promotions:

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FREE Nonprofit Booths Available At Parkridge Festival – Aug. 26

FREE Nonprofit Booths Available At Parkridge Festival – Aug. 26

Planning is underway for the 2017 Parkridge Summer Festival on Saturday, Aug. 26th from 11am to 6pm.

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Stay Safe in the Heat

Stay Safe in the Heat

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.

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Stay Safe in the Heat

Stay Safe in the Heat

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.

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Interrupter Door-To-Door Campaign

Interrupter Door-To-Door Campaign

Join us for our annual Interrupter door-to-door campaign as we knock on 3,000 doors in hopes of educating our neighbors and interrupting violence before it happens.

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Washtenaw County Public Health 2016 Annual Report Now Available

Washtenaw County Public Health 2016 Annual Report Now Available

Washtenaw County Public Health is pleased to share its 2016 annual report with the community.

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Peace Officer’s Memorial & National Correctional Officers and Employees Week

Peace Officer’s Memorial & National Correctional Officers and Employees Week

National Correctional Officers & Employees Week {May 7th - 13th, 2017} Police Week {May 14th - 20th, 2017}

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Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announces promotions within Police Services Division and Emergency Services Division

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announces promotions within Police Services Division and Emergency Services Division

On behalf of the Sheriff, it is our pleasure to announce the following promotions: David Halteman is appointed as the Washtenaw County Director of Emergency Services/Homeland Security. Dispatch Operations Coordinator Rochelle Noonan is appointed to the position of Emergency Services Manager. Sgt. Keith Flores is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the Police Services Division. Sgt. Chad Teets is promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the Police Services Division.

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Help Available for Pregnant Women to Quit Smoking

Help Available for Pregnant Women to Quit Smoking

Make a plan to quit with the Tobacco Quitline

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2017 Environmental Excellence Awards

2017 Environmental Excellence Awards

The Washtenaw County Board of Public Works and Water Resources Commissioner Evan Pratt congratulate the 2017 Environmental Excellence Award winners.

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DRAFT Washtenaw County Solid Waste Management Plan Amendment Available for Public Comment

DRAFT Washtenaw County Solid Waste Management Plan Amendment Available for Public Comment

The official public comment period for the draft Washtenaw County Solid Waste Plan began Friday April 21, 2017. The comment period has been extended. Comments will be accepted until September 18, 2017.

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