DWSD Updates Public On Massive $240.4 Million Water And Sewer Upgrades In DetroitDetroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) officials provided an update on the $240.4M invested in water and sewer upgrades in the past two years. More construction is planned this summer and next year at $203.9M, including a massive project in Far West Detroit.
Massive $8.6 Million Stormwater Project Will Help Reduce Floods In A Westside Detroit NeighborhoodDetroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) officials unveiled the completed $8.6 million stormwater project on Oakman Boulevard between Joy Road and Tire-man Avenue with a demonstration. A fire hydrant was used to show how water that lands on Oakman Boulevard will be directed into the bioretention gardens through curb cuts and catch basin tie-ins.
DWSD Cleans 30,000th Catch Basin, As City Works To Prevent Street FloodingA commitment by the city to help prevent flooding on residential streets in Detroit being fulfilled today, as crews clean 30,000th catch basin.
Volunteers To Help Clear Debris From 300 Detroit City BlocksAbout 10,000 volunteers are expected to help clear alleyways, mow weeds and remove debris from 300 city blocks in Detroit over six days as part of an annual beautification effort.
Detroit's Brush Park Neighborhood Gets $102M in DevelopmentPlans are in the works for three development projects totaling $102 million in Detroit's historic Brush Park neighborhood.
Detroit Expands Fund Designed to Help Improve Neighborhoods, $130M to be RaisedDetroit is expanding a fund designed to help improve neighborhoods and is making money available to more parts of the city.
Detroit Seeks Consultants For New Neighborhood DevelopmentDetroit officials are seeking consultants to help create a child-centric framework for a west side neighborhood.
Detroit Police, Volunteers To Board Up Houses Near Elementary SchoolThe officers and volunteers will board up about 20 vacant houses Saturday near Neinas Elementary to make routes taken by children to the school safer.
As Angel's Night Approaches, Neighborhoods Ready Legion Of Watchful VolunteersWith the annual Angel's Night campaign in Detroit beginning this week, a final push is underway for additional volunteers to patrol the streets and keep an eye on vacant structures.
ARISE Detroit Plans Over 70 Detroit Beautification Projects For SaturdayIn addition to more than 70 beautification projects, there will be festivals, health fairs and entertainment events that day
Love Thy Neighbor? 4 In 10 Americans Aren't So SureGetting along with your neighbors isn't always easy.
Detroit Takes Top Spots On List Of Most Dangerous Neighborhoods In AmericaIt's a clean sweep for Detroit, but nothing to be proud of, as the city takes the top three spots on a list of the most dangerous neighborhoods in America.
Detroit Setting Services By Neighborhood ConditionDetroit officials' are progressing with plans to give the neighborhoods they consider healthy a different level of service to that provided in more blighted areas, the city said Thursday.
Bank Offers Grants In 5 Detroit NeighborhoodsWWJ's Florence Walton reports that Citizens Bank will offer the grant for pre-approved exterior improvement projects.
Survey: Majority Of People Will Help NeighborsWith rising concerns of debt ceiling uncertainty, a new survey looks at how well we know the people who live around us.