Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 10:06pm
Ann Arbor resident Tim Rexin speaks with Hank Kelley, an AECOM transportation planner, about handicap accessibility concerns at an information session on plans for a light rail train system in Ann Arbor at the Ann Arbor District Library on Thursday .

At an open house held to discuss the proposed plan for the Ann Arbor Connector Thursday night, local residents raised concerns about the University of Michigan’s financial role in the joint project and how much city residents stand to benefit.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 8:46pm

Ann Arbor Charter Township is exploring the possibility of petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to designate a local dioxane plume contaminating groundwater beneath the township as a superfund site.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 9:26pm
Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor  smiles as he gives a speech to his supporters and city council members in preparation for the upcoming election at the Ann Arbor Brewing Company on Tuesday.

Sticking to his original platform of improving basic services and quality of life in Ann Arbor, Mayor Christopher Taylor (D–Ann Arbor) formally kicked off his re-election campaign at a fundraising party in the Arbor Brewing Company Tuesday. This is his second time running for mayor, but first time doing so uncontested.

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 5:54pm
Eight-year-old Angel Mae Edmunds of Ann Arbor holds up a sign in protest of the deer cull at the Ann Arbor City Council meeting in the City Council Chambers on Febraury 1, 2016.

On the evening of January 4, sharpshooters contracted by the city of Ann Arbor from the U.S. Department of Agriculture were scheduled to begin a 3-month campaign to remove 100 deer from the city — a cull — in the face of concerns over a outgrowth in deer population.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 6:18pm

After years of pressure from local officials, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is updating its cleanup standards for 1,4-Dioxane.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 11:21pm
Ann Arbor Mayor Chris Taylor listens to public commentary at an Ann Arbor city council meeting on Thursday.

Members of the Ann Arbor Human Rights Commission addressed City Council Thursday as the body voted to accept the commission's recommendations regarding police-community relations.

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 8:11pm
City Council meeting preview

On Thursday, City Council will consider the approval of more than $3 million of equipment purchases and professional service contracts.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 6:13pm

Some local residents believe that the University has advanced the project without public consent.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 5:50pm

Ann Arbor City Council will learn the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's plans for moving forward with the plume of toxic 1,4-dioxane in the city’s groundwater during a Monday working session.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 3:44pm

The results of the survey showed 202 deer were counted by a 3-person team from a helicopter — an increase from the 168 deer reported in March 2015. However, Ann Arbor Communications Director Lisa Wondrash noted that flyover surveys are not to meant to serve as a comprehensive census.