Summerfest Is Coming. Here's What's on Tap for This Year's Event

 07/23/2016 - 23:22

Saline’s Summerfest promises more food, music and fun than ever before.

Summerfest takes place in downtown Saline Aug. 12-13.

Here’s a brief breakdown of the events, as well as links to find out more information:

Eats & Treats

On Saturday the firefighters will host their annual chicken broil, starting at noon.

With Saline Leading the County in Youth Overdose ER Visits, Task Force Presses On

 07/23/2016 - 00:22

Saline has experienced deaths by overdose, but less appreciated is that there have been 37 emergency room admissions for opioid overdose during this period. This places the 48176 zip code in fifth place out of 11 county zip codes. Moreover, about 26 percent of the admissions from 48176 were 21 or younger, the highest for all zip codes in the county.

Antiques, Collectibles for Sale at Rentschler Farm Sale Aug. 12-13

 07/21/2016 - 16:05

Rentschler Farm Museum has been part of the US 12 Statewide Garage Sale for several years. Each year gets bigger and better.       

Now in our eighth year, the Saline Area Historical Society will take place Friday, Aug. 12 and Saturday Aug.13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. The US 12 Sale goes from Wayne County all the way across 180+ miles to Berrien County.

Some locations also offer Sunday sales, but Rentschler Farm has never opened on Sunday. We’re sold out and tired by Saturday afternoon," said Agnes Dikeman, of the Saline Area Historical Society.

Michigan Avenue Should Reopen by 8 p.m. in Pittsfield Township

 07/21/2016 - 13:09

Your evening commute may be a little more complicated.

According to an alert from Pittsfield Township, Michigan Avenue will remain closed until 8 p.m.

Eastbound and westbound Michigan Avenue lanes are closed at Platt Road.

According to Mlive, a truck with a trailer clipped a utility pole. No injuries were reported, according to Mlive.

Motorists are advised to use Campbell, Textile or Bemis roads.

Nominate the People With the Prettiest Yards in Saline

 07/20/2016 - 18:55

The Saline Parks Commission is accepting nominations for the Green Thumb Award until July 31.

The Green Thumb Award is designed to recognize those residents, businesses and organizations in the City of Saline who have taken the extra effort to make the community and their property more attractive for all to enjoy.

The awards are typically presented to people who maintain beautiful gardens and landscapes in their yards.

Walberg Hosts Event to Commemorate Vietnam War Thursday at Saline American Legion

 07/20/2016 - 11:45

Congressman Tim Walberg announced today he will be hosting a series of Vietnam veteran lapel-pinning ceremonies in commemoration of the 50-year anniversary of the Vietnam War. Events will be taking place all across the 7th District, and the first one is scheduled with Washtenaw County veterans on Thursday, July 21 at the Saline American Legion. 
 

The Saline Summer Music Series continues Thursday, July 21 on South Ann Arbor St. in Downtown Saline with Last Call!

 07/19/2016 - 17:40

Saline Summer Music Series – 2016

WE ARE BACK ON SOUTH ANN ARBOR STREET THIS WEEK!

 

SALINE, Mich., – The Summer Music Series – free, outdoor concerts sponsored by Saline Main Street, continues this Thursday, July 19 at 7 pm.   We will be back on SOUTH Ann Arbor St. this week featuring the band, Last Call.

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Teams Up with SDL

 07/19/2016 - 15:48

The Teen Department has been celebrating Harry Potter Month throughout July and our friends at Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra are in on the fun!  
Starting Wednesday, July 20, teens can register to win two tickets to the November performance of A2SO's "Music from Harry Potter" at the Michigan Theater.   The winner will get to choose from either the Nov. 12th performance, which includes a Muggle photobooth and a live magic show or the Nov. 13th matinee with pre-concert activities.  More information is available at the Saline District Library Reference Desk.

City Council: Chief Hrinik Reports Improvement at Saline Police Department

 07/19/2016 - 00:04

The first July gathering of Saline City Council was a busy one. It started with an 80-minute work meeting in which the possibility of Saline getting a hotel was discussed. Following this was a two-hour regular meeting, during which steps were taken to advance construction of a new and unique development at 207 Monroe Street.

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