News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
Enhancing Police And Community Trust pulled 30 residents from across Washtenaw County and 30 officers from every police agency in the county for a day long workshop on building relationships.
Job Lead Office Support Staff - 5789826 - Boy Scouts of America. Responsibilities: Customer service. Light office work. Answering phones. Process mail, in-going and out-going. Filing. Scanning. Work with administrator on balancing accounts and monthly reports. Part-time position could lead to full-time. Pay rate: $10.00 to $12.00 per hour, negotiable depending on experience.
Camp 22 is a counselor-in-training (CIT) program providing opportunities for young teenagers to develop leadership skills and receive training, support, coaching and evaluation. CIT’s will spend the summer making new friends, gaining work experience and having fun.
Washtenaw County Public Health and Food Gatherers are now offering healthy food distribution on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. The next distribution date is Wed, July 15 from 2-3:30 pm.
Washtenaw County ranks first among Michigan counties in health factors according to the 2015 County Health Rankings released last week. Washtenaw ranks ninth among Michigan counties for health outcomes. This is the sixth consecutive year that Washtenaw County has received the top ranking for health factors.
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There are no Ebola cases in Washtenaw County or Michigan. Washtenaw County Public Health monitors travelers returning to the county from affected areas for 21 days.
Online registration and in-person registration for day camp began on March 1 and 2 respectively.
Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC) is pleased to announce the opening of Riverbend Preserve in Bridgewater Township. This 53-acre preserve protects scenic natural and agricultural land along the banks of the River Raisin.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating several Craigslist robberies. The victims in these robberies were either selling or buying items through Craigslist ads. Many people post ads on Craigslist and other social media websites but this practice has proven, in some circumstances, not the safest way to do business. It is difficult to track or know who you will be meeting face to face.
The Register of Deeds Division will be closed to the public on February 27 at Noon and will re-open on Monday, March 2 at 10:00 a.m. in the lower level of 200 N. Main St. in downtown Ann Arbor.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office will be closing at 12 noon on Friday, April 3rd, 2015 in observance of Good Friday. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, April 6th, 2015.
New requirements are in place for parents and guardians who opt not to fully vaccinate their children before the children enter school or childcare.
It is with great sorrow and deep sadness that the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office informs you of the death of WCSO Corrections Officer Chad Hilborn. Chad died this morning shortly after 7:30 a.m. as the result of a multi-car crash, which occurred near the corner of Michigan Avenue and Arkona Road in Bridgewater Township.
The Sheriff’s Office recently identified two (2) new police service dog (PSD) handlers who have been spending time building strong bonds and a solid training foundation with their new canine partners. The bond between the Police Service Dog Units (PSDU) and handlers from surrounding agencies is also very strong. This was made clear when our PSDU was contacted by Tracy Spader, Founder and President of the “K9 Defender Fund, Inc” www.k9defenderfund.org. Ms. Spader was made aware of our two (2) new handlers and canine recruits by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Canine Unit.
Washtenaw County Government is offering Washtenaw County non-profit groups the opportunity to apply for mini-grants related to economic development.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office has relocated its Ypsilanti Township community police operation to the new Ypsilanti Township Law Enforcement Center (LEC) located at 1501 S. Huron St. The LEC is just over a mile away from the original Township community station formerly housed at the Township Civic Center and District Court campus on S. Huron River Drive.
Over the last several months, the Sheriff’s Office has identified two (2) new police service dog handlers and engaged in the search for police service dog candidates to serve with them; dogs that match the competencies required of a multi-purpose (patrol, tracking & detection) police service dog. On Thursday, January 10th, 2015, Sheriff’s Office Police Service Dog (PSD) trainer John Bochenek delivered our two (2) new police service dog recruits to their respective new partners and homes.
Great news! The Washtenaw County Dental Clinic is now open. New patients may call 877-313-6232 to register.