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The Vinsetta Garage. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Berkley City Council Rejects Rezoning Of Restaurant Which Would Tear Down Homes

It was packed house at the meeting, as residents made their plea, not to allow Vinsetta Garage to tear down four houses on Oxford Street.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2014

(WWJ/Sandra McNeil, File)

City Tables Issue, Wants Woman To Discuss Backyard Farm With Neighbors

After a three-hour hearing, city officials have decided to “butt out” of the debate over a Livonia woman’s pet chickens and goats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

(WWJ/Sandra McNeil, File)

Neighbors Face Off Over Backyard Farm

”Let me keep my goats.” That’s what a Livonia woman will ask city officials at a zoning hearing Tuesday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2012

(WWJ/Sandra McNeil, File)

Neighbors Face Off Over Backyard Farm

The battle lines have been drawn in a Livonia neighborhood over a family’s chickens and goats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2012

Tarek Nahlaw (L), Lena Masri and Dawud Walid (R). (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Feds Investigate Zoning Denial For Islamic School

Federal officials are looking into the denial of a zoning change that would have allowed construction of a 360-student Islamic school in Pittsfield Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2012

Tarek Nahlaw (L), Lena Masri and Dawud Walid (R). (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Suit Filed Over Zoning Denial For Islamic School

The Michigan Islamic Academy has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Pittsfield Township, saying it violated federal law by denying a zoning change that would allow construction of a 360-student school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2012

Zoning Change For Islamic School Rejected

A township planning commission near Ann Arbor is opposing a zoning change that would allow construction of an Islamic school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2011