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Posted on: February 21, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 29, 2018

Local Rain Gardens Continue to Thrive With Help From Controlled Burns

Photo of 3 people performing a controlled burn of a streetside rain garden.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 21, 2024

Harry Sheehan, Chief Deputy Water Resources Commissioner

Phone: 734-222-6860

Email: [email protected]

 

Local Rain Gardens Continue to Thrive With Help From Controlled Burns 

 

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2024

Prosecutor's Office Announces Release of “Prosecutor Transparency Project” Study

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: February 16, 2024

Contacts: 

  1. Liz Mack (Washtenaw Prosecutor’s Office): [email protected], 734-585-6714
  2. Ann Mullen (ACLU): [email protected], 313-400-8562
  3. J.J. Prescott (MLaw): jpres...
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Press Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Press Release: LEADD Initiative Pilot in Ypsilanti Township Update

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YPSILANTI, Mich., February 7, 2024 – The Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion and Deflection (LEADD) initiative pilot in Ypsilanti Township is providing officers with alternatives to citation, arrest, and incarceration.

LEADD is a pre-arrest diver...

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Additional Info... Press Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2024

Early Voting Available to All Washtenaw County Voters

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WASHTENAW COUNTY, MI – All Washtenaw County voters have the option to vote early in-person prior to every major election, starting with the February 27, 2024 Presidential Primary. Early Voting sites will be open for 8 hours each day starting Sat...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2023

Press Release: Information Wanted - Homicide

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Coates’ body was discovered in the area of MacArthur Blvd. & Stamford Road in Superior Township in 1985; the incident is believed to have occurred sometime between January 1984 and January 1985. Coates was known to frequent or live in the So...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2023

2023 Environmental Excellence Award Winners Announced

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 13, 2023

Harry Sheehan, Chief Deputy Water Resources Commissioner

Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office

734-222-6860

[email protected]

2023 ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Ann Arbor, MI: The W...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2023

Shape the Future of Your Parks!

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The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission is in the process of developing a Comprehensive Master Plan to guide the organization for the next five years and beyond. PROS Consulting has been engaged to optimize the planning process. With more tha...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2023

WCSO Working to Reduce Vehicle Theft

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety showed these two manufacturers reported 2.7 stolen vehicle claims per 1,000 insured vehicles in the second half of 2021. This number was nearly double the theft claim frequency for ALL other vehicle makes (approx...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2023

Sheriff Clayton announces new Data and Information Dashboard

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“Since January 1, 2009, we have been guided by several core values,” offered Sheriff Clayton. “The WCSO Data and Information Dashboard is the latest example of our ongoing commitment to our value of openness and engagement wi...

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WCSO Data & Information Dashboard Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2023

Washtenaw Prosecutor, Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Enter Partnership

 Representatives from LEO, WCPO, and labor leaders prior to the MOU signing

The Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office (WCPO) and the State of Michigan’s Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formally establishing a collaborative partnership to enforce workers’ righ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2023

Foster Grandparent Program Celebrates 55 Years of Service

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The Washtenaw County Foster Grandparent Program honored 44 senior volunteers at the “Mahalo Moments” luncheon for their service. The event featured many fun opportunities for honorees including traditional Polynesian dancers, a themed menu, and fun photo-...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2023

Foster Grandparent Program Celebrates 55 Years of Service

News Flash Covers (1)

The Washtenaw County Foster Grandparent Program honored 44 senior volunteers at the “Mahalo Moments” luncheon for their service. The event featured many fun opportunities for honorees including traditional Polynesian dancers, a themed ...

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