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Sunday, 2019 Nov 10th

Has Maple Road looked a little cleaner to you?

If so, thank a friendly local Rotarian.

The Rotary Club of Saline "adopted" a two-mile stretch of Maple Road, north of Textile, from the Washtenaw County Road Commission.

The spring cleanup netted 37 bags of waste. Since then, volunteers have collected another 11 bags of trash.

For more about the county's Adopt-A-Road program, click here.

For more on Saline Rotary, click here.



The Saline girls swim and dive team avenged its only conference loss by upsetting host Pioneer at the 2019 SEC Red Championship meet Saturday,

Saline finished with 586 points - 16 more than second-place Pioneer. Skyline was third with 354. Huron, 346, Bedford, 183 and Monroe, 123, also competed.

The Hornets were propelled to victory by conference champions Samantha Graden, 100-yard butterfly, Amelia Hayes, 100-yard backstroke, and Emma Loveland, 100-yard breaststroke.


Saturday, 2019 Nov 09th

Margaret “Lynne” Miller, of Saline, Michigan, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, November 8, 2019. Lynne was born to the late Joseph and Margaret (Campbell) Sinkewicz in Bienfait, Saskatchewan on November 10, 1941.

She was a devout Catholic who had a lifelong relationship with God.  She dedicated her life to caring for others. Family, friends, and even acquaintances shared her home-cooked meals and words of love, strength, and faith. She was never alone in her last days, a testament to the love she shared with family and friends.  


Paul Steven Ellis 75, of Saline, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

Paul was born August 27, 1944 in Detroit, to the late Kingston and Helen (Tull) Ellis. On September 23, 1966 he married Mary Goralski and together they enjoyed 53 years of marriage.

Friday, 2019 Nov 08th

Deming Watercolor


Drew Deming Watercolors

Sebewaing, MI



Those hoping that this month's Saline Area Schools Board of Education discussion on creeping class sizes would involve a full-throated call for hiring more teachers to thin out K-6 classrooms might have to wait a bit longer.

DEXTER - Saline opened the MHSAA volleyball playoffs by defeating Dexter in straight sets at Dexter High School Thursday. Hayley Turner and Emma Rigg dominated the middle while Kaija Sydlowski, Cassidy Bero, Julia Blaney and Bryn Batten scored from the outside as Saline won 25-17, 25-15 and 25-17.

The Hornets advanced to the district championship against Skyline, who beat the Hornets twice during the regular season. The match begins at 7 p.m.

Coach Emileen Palka was pleased with her team’s performance.


The Friends of the Library hosts its "bag of books" sale at the Saline District Library Friday and Saturday.

The Preview Sale will begin in the Brecon Room at approximately 2 p.m. this Friday, November 8. As always, everything in the Preview Sale is half its shop price, or 25 - 50 cents!  If you have a Customer Rewards coupon for this month, you can fill one bag per coupon for $2.50.  The Preview Sale ends at 4 p.m.

Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, 2019 Nov 07th

The Friends of Saline District Library announce the November Bag of Books Sale weekend.

* Our Preview Sale will begin in the Library's Brecon Room at approximately 2pm this Friday, November 8. As always, everything in the Preview Sale is half its shop price.  If you have a Customer Rewards coupon for this month, you can fill one bag per coupon for $2.50.  The Preview Sale ends Friday at 4pm.


Cyril Berry, 73, of York Township, died en route to hospital after a head-on crash on Willis Road Nov. 6.

Berry, who lived on Moon Road, was westbound in his pickup truck near Bolla Road, when a 71-year-old Blissfield woman driving another pickup truck crossed center, MLIVE reported. The crash occurred around 5:35 p.m.

Police & Fire
Andrea Baker


Stained Glass Designs

Monclova, Ohio



Michigan Otolaryngology Surgery Associates will now join MOSA Audiology, 1020 E Michigan Ave, Saline, in the Saline area. 


Wednesday, 2019 Nov 06th

The Saline River is part of the River Raisin Watershed.

The River Raisin Watershed Council was formed in 1974 under Michigan's Local River Management Act with the goal to inspire behaviors that promote stewardship, improve water quality and promote public participation that preserves and enhances the watershed.

Rich Fidler with Art Work



Saline, MI



Brian Keith Carson, age 62, of Saline died Saturday, November 2, 2019 at home.  He was born August 7, 1957 in Ann Arbor, the son of the late William Kenneth and Mima Elizabeth (Russell) Carson.

Brian retired from Curbco Lawn Care Company and was an avid drag racer for 35 years.

Brian is survived by his brother; Bruce (Michelle McNutt) Carson of Saline; niece, LeAnn (Rich) McNutt of Manchester; and two great nephews, Richie and Rex McNutt; uncle, Jesse Russell and several cousins.


Saline voters elected Jack Ceo, Jim Dell’Orco and Kevin Camero-Sulak to two-year terms on Saline City Council in Tuesday’s general election. Voter turnout was light by Saline standards, although it’s tough to find many off-year election years without other races or referendums. Of Saline’s 6,583 voters, 1,103 cast ballots - 16.76 percent.


Tuesday, 2019 Nov 05th

The City of Saline is pleased to announce their second annual Job Fair & Community Showcase.



Researcher and historian Laura Edge tells of the largest air armada in history through the stories of the airmen who flew perilous combat missions over Nazi Germany. 

Edge's talk is presented by the Saline Area Historical Society at 2 p.m., Nov. 10, in the Brecon Room of the Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple Road.

Joe Piotrowski Lamp


Joe’s Pipe Works LLC

Grand Blanc, MI



City of Saline voters will elect three members to city council in Tuesday's election.

Kevin Camero-Sulak, Brian Cassie, Jack Ceo and Jim Dell'Orco are the four candidates running for two-year terms, which begin in January.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Voters in precincts one and two will vote at Liberty School, 7265 Saline-Ann Arbor Road. Voters in precinct three will vote at First United Methodist Church, 1200 N. Ann Arbor Street.

The following types of photo ID are acceptable: