Secretary of State Sues City Over Election; Deadly Crash Still Under Investigation; More Top Troy Stories
Here's our Week in Review: A recap of the top headlines on Troy Patch from Nov. 26-Dec. 2.
A lot happened last week, and we want to make sure you didn't miss the top headlines on Troy Patch. Here are five of our most-read stories from the past week:
- Secretary of State Sues Troy, Says 'State Law Requires An Election' Secretary of Sate Ruth Johnson filed a lawsuit Friday against the Troy City Clerk Aileen Bittner, saying Troy residents "have the right to choose the city's mayor in February."
- Police Still Investigating Sunday Crash that Killed Madison Heights Woman. No charges have been filed against the driver as of Friday morning, police say.
- 41 Residents Apply for Vacant Troy City Council Seat. Council will review the applications at its Dec. 3 study session and vote on an appointment at its Dec. 17 meeting.
- City Breaks Ground on $6.3 Million Troy Transit Center. Congressman Gary Peters attended the event to officially break ground on the project, which is expected to be completed by October of next year.
- Council Votes 4-2 to Appoint Dane Slater Mayor Until November 2013. As of Monday evening, there are no plans to hold a special election on Feb. 26 to elect a new mayor.