News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
Deputy Urban and his canine partner, Fred, visited a Girl Scout Daisy Troop in Dexter last week to help them earn their Gerri Flower Pedal Badge which is about respecting authority and “playing by the rules”. Deputy Urban and Fred received this nice letter of thanks from the Daisy Troop:
Washtenaw County's Office of the Water Resources Commissioner and Public Health's Environmental Health Division help produce two radio shows in collaboration with WEMU News. Tune in to hear about environmental issues impacting Washtenaw County!
Beginning March 4, 2016, residents and interested parties can obtain the draft Washtenaw Urban County 2016-17 Annual Action Plan plan by contacting Lindsay Wallace at 734-544-3056 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did you know that of the sleep-related infant deaths in Washtenaw County 70% occurred in an unsafe sleep location and 50% of them involved an infant sleeping on the same surface with another person? These deaths are preventable!
Beginning Monday, March 7, 2016 McGregor Road between Riverview Road and Robert Drive in Dexter Township will be closed until August 2016.
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The Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission has 3 great camp options available for you this summer!
As promised notes and documents from the February 29 Advocacy Alert special Town Hall meeting.
Day camp registration is open for all three Washtenaw County Parks Locations
Controlled burns will be conducted this spring in some of our rain gardens and stormwater features. If you think a controlled burn may be useful to maintain native landscaping on your property, we can help you learn more about this process! Burns help reduce invasive plants and encourage native plants to thrive.
Controlled burns will be conducted this spring in some of our rain gardens and stormwater features. Burns help reduce invasive plants and encourage native plants to thrive.
During tax time many IRS imposters attempt to take advantage of people at tax deadline time. Criminals are looking for ways to steal your money or your identity. Don’t fall victim to an IRS scam.
Nearly 2,000 local adults and children are smiling more. Residents and community members are always welcome to visit www.ewashtenaw.org/smile or stop by the clinic at 111 N. Huron Street, Ypsilanti.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office Deputy Urban and K-9 Fred have been awarded "case-of-the-quarter" by the United States Police Canine Association. Deputy Urban and K-9 Fred were recognized for their outstanding performance in assisting a neighboring agency with the timely and safe arrest of a wanted felonious domestic assault suspect with a violent history.
Lawton Elementary School has joined Community Partners for Clean Streams and the Waste Knot program. Students, teachers and parents have improved water quality by planting a rain garden and reduced waste by creating a worm compost!
Washtenaw County Public Health is providing information and coordinating testing, when recommended.