News from Across eWashtenaw

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

"Building a Healthier Washtenaw" Tells the Story of our Community Health

"Building a Healthier Washtenaw" Tells the Story of our Community Health

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.

Read More…

Park It and Run! 5K- 2014

Park It and Run! 5K- 2014

We are proud to announce we will be offering a 5K event in October, 2014

Read More…

Upcoming Radio Shows on WEMU 89.1FM

Upcoming Radio Shows on WEMU 89.1FM

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!

Read More…

Texting and Driving, It Can Wait

Texting and Driving, It Can Wait

Texting and driving is a national epidemic and a life-threatening issue that affects us all.

Read More…

Free Community Health Fair

Free Community Health Fair

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 12:00PM - 3:00PM at the Dexter Senior Center

Read More…

National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21, 2013)

National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21, 2013)

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.

Read More…

School is in Session… Please Drive Carefully. Protecting our families begins with YOU

School is in Session… Please Drive Carefully. Protecting our families begins with YOU

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.

Read More…

WCSO Beyond The Badge to premiere Sunday at 7:30pm

WCSO Beyond The Badge to premiere Sunday at 7:30pm

Today, the new web series, Beyond The Badge premieres at BeyondTheBadge.tv. See episode 1 now.

Read More…

Board of Commissioners Priority Advisory Group Meetings

Board of Commissioners Priority Advisory Group Meetings

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.

Read More…

Liberty Square Demolition Begins

Liberty Square Demolition Begins

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.

Read More…

Devontae Cartez Gambles

Devontae Cartez Gambles

Wanted for questioning in Ypsilanti Township shooting incident.

Read More…

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)

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.

Read More…

Information Technology Collaboration with WISD

Washtenaw County and the Washtenaw Intermediate School District will be sharing offsite data backup and recovery services with the City of Ann Arbor. WISD has now joined the technology collaboration between the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority.

Read More…

Update-County Service Center Parking Lot Reconstruction Begins August 2013

Update-County Service Center Parking Lot Reconstruction Begins August 2013

The Office of Infrastructure Management will begin reconstruction of the existing parking lot and construction of a new lot.

Read More…

Demolition of Former Juvenile Court on Platt Road Begins August 2013

Demolition of Former Juvenile Court on Platt Road Begins August 2013

As a part of the County-wide space plan, the demolition of the former Juvenile Court building on Platt Road begin in August of this year.

Read More…

Sheriff’s Police Service Dog Locates Handgun

Sheriff’s Police Service Dog Locates Handgun

On the evening of June 13, 2013, a subject considering suicide decided not to act and sought assistance. However, they tossed a firearm into a large field of tall grass and brush open to the public in Freedom Township. Sgt. Steve Armstrong and Police Service Dog (PSD) Bary were dispatched to the area to attempt to locate the firearm to both verify an aspect of the reported occurrence for the overall investigation and to assure public safety.

Read More…

Suspect Michael Glenn Sentenced 14-21 Years in Prison for Multiple Assault Charges

Suspect Michael Glenn Sentenced 14-21 Years in Prison for Multiple Assault Charges

On 11/27/12, in response to the report of a female needing help and bleeding heavily, Deputies were dispatched to the 2300 block of McKinley Street in Ypsilanti Township. A lengthy investigation provided the following information.

Read More…

Washtenaw County Bonding Information Update

Washtenaw County Bond Resolution Update Message from Commissioner Yousef Rabhi, Chair of the Board & Verna McDaniel, Washtenaw County Administrator:

Read More…

Document Actions
Google Translate