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TiresWashtenaw County Clean-Up Days will be taking place Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Saline Department of Public Works & Saturday, October 14, 2017 at EMU from 9:00am - 2:00pm.

Accepted materials include traditional recyclable materials, household hazardous materials, tires - (4 tires free), electronics & appliances (1 TV, computer or appliance free), bulky household items, construction and demolition waste.

No household garbage will be accepted! This event is for Washtenaw County residents. Sorry, but we can’t accept materials from businesses or out-of-county residents.

Logo Habitat For HumanityHabitat for Humanity of Huron Valley is seeking volunteers to assist with a neighborhood-wide survey process in the Sugarbrook neighborhood of Ypsilanti Township. Volunteers will be canvassing door-to-door in pairs to ask folks to complete a resident satisfaction survey. Habitat is facilitating a long-term neighborhood planning process in Sugarbrook, for which the surveys are an important component of.

Volunteer opportunities are flexible with 2-3 hour shifts throughout September and October. Volunteers will receive training prior to their first time canvassing. 

Logo TheRideEffective Sunday, August 27, 2017, the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority is introducing expanded service options in Scio and Ypsilanti Townships, implementing its fall service schedule and modifying service on 12 routes.

 

In Ypsilanti Township, TheRide is expanding service on Route 46 - Huron-Textile to serve Hitchingham, Merritt and Whittaker roads and will serve Huron River Drive and Textile in both directions. Starting later this Fall, FlexRide, a new pilot service will provide shared-ride transportation in southeastern Ypsilanti Township between Textile, Rawsonville, Bemis and Whittaker roads and connect to Route 46 at Paint Creek Shopping Center. Details about FlexRide service will be made available at myflexride.org. Plans for a new express route between Ypsilanti Township and Ann Arbor are underway with service scheduled to begin in early 2018.

Lock It Or Lose ItThere have been nearly 50 vehicles stolen since June 1st in Washtenaw County, and many of them had unlocked doors and keys in them, police say.

Most of the stolen vehicles--34--were in Ypsilanti Township. "The number of auto thefts is higher than in previous months", Jackson said. Police report 93 auto larcenies, 66 of which were in Ypsilanti Township. Ten vehicles were locked, 33 were unlocked and owners couldn't recall whether doors were locked on 50 of the cars, according to the sheriff's office.

 "We are encouraging people to lock their doors and make sure not to leave keys or valuables in the vehicle," Jackson said.

Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 484 - 4700

Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily