Independence Township has some big budget plans

Independence Township has some big budget plansby Matthew E. SemrauApril 17, 2013 INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Wednesday evening marked the second bi-weekly meeting of the Independence Township board of trustees. Among the items on the agenda were big spending plans, future sewer projects, more news about a potential hospital, and support for a local girl

Women Tell How They Built Communities

Women Tell How They Helped Build Communitiesby Matthew E. SemrauMarch 18, 2013 TROY, Mich.  — Mayor of Hamtramck, Dr. Karen Majewski, Honorary Consul of Chile, Mariela Griffor, and distinguished educator and researcher, Dr. Phyllis Noda, gathered at the Balkan American Center on Big Beaver Road to present a panel lecture entitled, “Women as Community Builders.”