Ann Arbor

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

Ann Arbor City Councilmember Jack Eaton, D-Ward 4, is challenging Mayor Christopher Taylor, D, for his seat in the 2018 Democratic primary election, Eaton announced via press release Thursday.

Ann Arbor City Councilmember Jack Eaton, D-Ward 4, is challenging Mayor Christopher Taylor, D, for his seat in the 2018 Democratic primary election, Eaton announced via press release Thursday.

 

Pioneer junior Sarah Lewis speaks at a town hall about gun control and violence at Pioneer High School Thursday.

Following Wednesday’s gun safety rally and walkout hosted by the Washtenaw Youth Initiative

Washtenaw International High School sophomore Elizabeth Blackwell delivers her spoken-word poem at a student-organized gun control rally in Ypsilanti Wednesday.

Amid cheers and shouts, Washtenaw International High School sophomore Elizabeth Blackwell delivered her spoken-word poem at a student-organized gun control rally in Ypsilanti Wednesday.

According to a recent study of demographics within the Ann Arbor Police Department, the demographics of the city’s police force do not match those of the Ann Arbor community.