Tuesday Jul 22
See who's running in Ann Arbor area school board races
Voters in each of the nine public school districts in Washtenaw County will choose who will be next to sit on their Boards of Education in the November election.
Main Street closed after truck collides with Dexter railroad bridge
Main Street in the village of Dexter is closed in both directions at the railroad bridge for an accident involving a semi truck Monday morning, according to Dexter Fire Department officials.
Lansing State Journal
Plan a road trip to catch a great musical
With the long holiday weekend behind us, theaters across the state are opening lots of new shows this weekend.
Driver charged with striking and killing Ypsilanti pedestrian could face more serious charge
The 26-year-old man accused of striking and killing an Ypsilanti man with his car two weeks ago will return to court in four weeks, when he may face a more serious charge.
On Stages: 'Elektra,' 'Carousel,' and more
Two new shows join the listings this week to offer something for everyone, from classical Greek theater performed in the open air with "Elektra" to the American musical theater classic "Carousel" by Rodgers and Hammerstein, the well-known fathers of "the golden age of musical theater" opening this week at Dexter's Encore.
Test scores: Washtenaw County schools improving on ACT and MME tests, best the state averages
Washtenaw County students improved the county's average scores on the ACT and Michigan Merit Exam tests in the spring of 2014, continuing a years-long trend of better test scores.
Detroit Free Press
Zingerman's workers get a stake in the brand
The growth of Ann Arbor-based Zingerman's into an intensely local gourmet food conglomerate has forced the company's founders to reexamine the future of their business.
Construction crane flips over on Joy Road near Dexter
A construction crane that rolled over had Joy Road just outside of Dexter closed starting at about 6 p.m., officials said.
Aubree's Pizzeria continues expansion efforts, set to open location in Grand Blanc
The expansion of the Aubree's Pizzeria and Grill brand will continue this summer as the Ypsilanti-based restaurant has announced plans to open a location in Grand Blanc.
3 pets killed in large house fire north of Dexter; generator malfunction suspected as cause
Two cats and a dog died in the Tuesday afternoon fire that burned through a home in Webster Township , leaving the residence mostly destroyed.
Winter damage to trees, shrubs widespread across Washtenaw County
Downtown Ann Arbor isn't the only spot in Washtenaw County seeing an unusual amount of dead or dying trees and plants this summer.