Ann Arbor


During their fourth and final decision on the “Y lot" repurchase, Ann Arbor City Council voted 11-0 to purchase the lot for $4.2 million at 350 South Fifth Avenue.

Councilmember Jane Lumm (I–Ward 2) listens in to the proposed resolution at the City Council meeting in City Council chambers Monday.

At a special work session on Monday, Ann Arbor City Council decided to postpone a vote on a $4.2 million repurchase.

Mayor Christopher Taylor listens to proposed changes during the city council meeting at City Hall Monday.

The Ann Arbor City Council convened Monday evening to vote on a $4.2 million repurchase of the “Y Lot,” the former site of the local YMCA on Fifth Avenue, from local real estate developer Dennis Dahlmann. The city originally bought the land in 2003 and Dahlmann purchased it four years ago.

Ann Arbor Mayor and City Council candidates speak at a candidate forum in Annenberg Auditorium Thursday.

Six candidates for Ann Arbor City Council and two candidates ­­for mayor participated in a forum Thursday afternoon at the Ford School of Public Policy to discuss issues relevant to the primary election in August.

After failing to come to a consensus during its April 2 meeting, Ann Arbor City Council will vote Monday night on a $4.2 million repurchase of the so-called “Y Lot,” the former site of a local YMCA on Fifth Avenue, from local real estate developer Dennis Dahlmann.

Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor and the rest of city council listen to resident concerns and discuss the deer management program and other local issues at City Hall Monday.

In Monday night’s meeting, Ann Arbor City Council amended housing ordinances for fraternities and sororities in Ann Arbor and a $4.2 million empty lot repurchase.

Students gathered on the Diag to promote transgender rights and advocate for better access to health care for transgender people Monday.

Due to inadequate transgender care services, the Graduate Employees’ Organization — a union representing graduate student instructors and graduate student staff assistants at the University of Michigan — is fighting for transgender health care

at Ann Arbor students and residents at the March of our Lives at Ann Arbor Pioneer High School Saturday.

Over 4,000 people flocked to Pioneer High School’s campus Saturday to rally in solidarity with the other national March For Our Lives protests against gun violence.

The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority’s proposed express bus service carrying commuters to the University’s campus and downtown Ann Arbor.

Shannon Briscoe, a senior secretary in the Admissions Office of the University of Michigan’s Law School, currently drives to work from her home in the Whitmore Lake area of Livingston County. Google Maps estimates this trip to take around 20 minutes, pending traffic.

Councilmember Jack Eaton, D-Ward 4, proposed an amendment to replace a member of the police oversight task force with Shirley Beckley at City Hall Monday.

Monday night, in the culmination of years of the public calling for increased accountability of the Ann Arbor Police Department, Ann Arbor City Council finalized a roster for a task force to develop a