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DDA communications director Maura Thomson (right, with director Susan Pollay

Downtown in Winter

Small businesses give the city its character. Can they survive until spring?
"It was like a bad horror movie," recalls DDA communications manager Maura Thomson on driving into town after the Covid-19 shutdown began in March. "Nobody was downtown."

Six months later, "it feels a lot
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photos of children learning in a virtual classroom

Home. School.

It's hard on kids and parents alike. But with the pandemic getting worse, no relief is in sight.
In March, my second grader and I cleared out his cubby at Dexter's Beacon Elementary.

I knew in my heart as we waved goodbye that we'd be out for the rest of the school year. But I never imagined that we
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Charles Baird (right) with athletic trainer Keene Fitzpatrick and football coach Fielding Yost in th

Charles Baird: Visionary for Town and Gown

He "put football on a paying basis" - and inspired iconic campus scenes.
Jeffrey Welch
Charles Baird transformed the University of Michigan in two distinct ways, first through athletics (1890-1908) and then through art (1935-1941). Because he seldom sought public credit, his name is less well known
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