Copper thieves are at it again in metro Detroit.
A ruling was supposed to be announced Wednesday regarding a deal to borrow $210 million to fix Detroit’s busted lights.
New street lights are coming to an east side Detroit neighborhood.
The tedious task of auditing Detroit’s much-maligned street lighting grid is officially underway in a couple of neighborhoods.
Lighting is one of the biggest issues facing the city and starting this week, something will be done to see just how big the problem is.
The Michigan Department of Transportation says one-fifth of the lights along freeways in Metro Detroit aren’t working — and copper thieves are mainly to blame.
It may take days, weeks or even longer to sort out the avalanche of bills enacted in the Michigan Legislature’s lame-duck session, as majority Republicans put their stamp on policies dealing with topics as diverse as property taxes, medical marijuana and cockfighting.
Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign legislation aimed at restoring light to huge swaths of Detroit after lawmakers in the state House approved the public lighting authority bills Thursday.
Let there be light! The Michigan Senate approved legislation Tuesday that brings the creation of a public lighting authority for Detroit one step closer to reality.
Detroit mayor Dave Bing spoke on Monday about his vision for the city of Detroit with safer streets and better lighting.