The city of Hamtramck Monday laid off 44 percent of the staff, including a dozen in their fire department.
Planet Ant Theatre examines the community’s racial, cultural and religious differences with the world premiere of Margaret Edwartowski’s “Hamtown Races.” The result is a near-flawless production.
Barely a dozen years after he was the smartest student at Hamtramck High School, Emil Konopinski was the brightest young nuclear scientist on the team ensuring that America won the World War II race for the ultimate weapon.
City leaders and administrators with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority on Monday will announce a new $50 million housing development near Mitchell and Caniff Streets.
At least three people were hurt in a rollover accident Wednesday afternoon that had a major freeway backed up for hours.
With sweat equity, bartering and ingenuity, Hamtramck city officials, business owners and other volunteers made the 2012 Hamtramck Labor Day happen after cancellation was threatened due to lack of funds.
Two men have been convicted in a shooting incident involving two Hamtramck women whose bodies later were found buried in a Detroit park.
“Hamtramck is only two square miles, but there’s a tremendous amount there historically, more than people expect.”
During the Great Depression, it hosted the Detroit Stars Negro League baseball team — and now it’s on the National Register of Historic Places.
To help raise money for its own fire department, the City of Hamtramck is offering a helping hand to the City of Detroit when responding to emergencies.