News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
ARMED ROBBERY OF A U.S. POSTAL SERVICE LETTER CARRIER. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the two suspects who robbed a Letter Carrier on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at approximately 7:15 p.m. The letter carrier was robbed at gunpoint while delivering mail in the 1100 block of Georgina, Ypsilanti, MI. One of the suspects is described as a black male, approximately in his 20’s, 6’0”, 180 pounds, wearing a blue and gold jacket, dark colored “skull” cap, and boots. The suspects fled on foot.
On July 19, 2005, Shaunel Vawters was fatally wounded in a drive by shooting in the 800 block of Nash Street in Ypsilanti Township. The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is asking for your assistance in providing any information to help identify the person/s responsible.
The Office of Community & Economic Development (OCED) operates the Housing Rehabilitation Program serving income eligible homeowners in the Washtenaw Urban County jurisdictions.
Come to the Crisler Center and experience a battle of the backboards as the Army and Navy wheelchair basketball teams tip off. This event is FREE, no tickets required! It is a celebration of disability awareness and a highlight of Investing in Ability Week 2013.
Keep Your Little Goblins and Ghouls Safe! Michigan's sidewalks and streets will soon be filled with ghosts, goblins and perhaps a few Jr. Deputies as well! Halloween brings out the kid in all of us and the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office wants to make sure everyone has a Happy and SAFE holiday.
APCO International (Association of Public-Safety Communication Officials), the world's oldest and largest not-for-profit professional organization dedicated to the enhancement of public safety communications, honored Washtenaw County Dispatcher Sandra Petrimoulx as 2013’s Trainer of the Year at their annual meeting and awards dinner in Frankenmuth, Michigan on Thursday, October 24, 2013. This award is presented to a public safety communications employee that has demonstrated the highest levels of personal and professional conduct and performance in the line of duty.
Washtenaw County Public Health is pleased to announce the availability of “Building a Healthier Washtenaw: Community Health Assessment and Community Improvement Plan.” This latest report helps define the health of our community, identify priorities and highlight available assets.
We are proud to announce we will be offering a 5K event in October, 2014
The Environmental Health Division helps to produce two radio shows in collaboration with WEMU News. Tune in to hear about environmental issues impacting Washtenaw County!
Texting and driving is a national epidemic and a life-threatening issue that affects us all.
Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 12:00PM - 3:00PM at the Dexter Senior Center
Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts. Use this toolkit for information and ideas on how to generate awareness about child car safety in your community during Child Passenger Safety Week, National Seat Check Saturday, and throughout the year.
For twenty three million students nationwide, the school day begins and ends with a trip on a school bus. The greatest risk is not riding the bus, but approaching or leaving the bus. Before children go back to school or start school for the first time, it is essential that adults and children know traffic safety rules.
2014 pavilions rentals may be rented online and in person as of October 1st, 2013
Today, the new web series, Beyond The Badge premieres at BeyondTheBadge.tv. See episode 1 now.
The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners has scheduled Board Priority sessions designed to discuss and determine Community Impacts covered by each Board Priority and the principles by which decision-making will occur in relation to the budget process.
On Monday August 5, 2013 the Demolition of the Liberty Square Housing Complex began. Ypsilanti Township Officials, Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton, the Director of the Michigan Land Bank, and other state officials gathered to mark the start of the demolition.
Wanted for questioning in Ypsilanti Township shooting incident.
Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brian Webb Recognized by Michigan Mothers Against Drunk Driving as one of their “Outstanding Officers” of the Year (2012)
On August 1, 2013, Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Webb will be recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving as one of their three (3) “Outstanding Officer of the Year” recipients for his dedication and commitment to enforcing drunk and drugged driving laws.