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Sunday, 2018 May 20th

At Saline Main Street we loved the Taste of Saline event so much that we’re bringing it back! But, hold onto your hat (and spoons) — because, this year we’re mixing it up with a brand-new format and name. This is a chance for our brilliant downtown restaurant establishments and their ultra-talented staff to strut their stuff. Be prepared to get blown away! You simply deserve to indulge yourself at Saline Eats & Beats Restaurant Week.

Downtown Saline

Saturday, 2018 May 19th

Saline celebrated senior night with a 3-0 victory over Bedford in varsity girls soccer action at Hornet Stadium Thursday night.

Erin Riley scored in the first half while Morgan Jones and Alyssa Williams scored in the second half. Freshman Lauren Rubin set up Williams’ goal.


The Saline Township Board took care of routine business in a meeting that lasted thirty minutes on Monday evening. The board asked the township hall manager to solicit one additional bid for replacement windows at the township hall.


Donald E. Gall passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 89 years of age.

He was born, raised and spent most of his life in Saline. Don passed away at Arbor Hospice from various complications.  


In the market for a new car? Ever wonder what it might feel like to step into a big Ford F-150 or rev the engine of a Ford Mustang? If you answered yes, then you’ll want to attend the Ford Drive One 4UR School test drive event at Harvest Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday.


Every point counted. It was all of the 20 points Eric Harris racked up winning pole vault and long jump. It was the two-point swing Chris Chuparkoff won on the final leg of the final event of the day. It was the one point that Cam Bacarella picked up by finishing 8th in the 800 meters event.


Friday, 2018 May 18th

The Saline boys track and field team has won eight straight regional championships. But it doesn’t get any closer than the one-point victory the Hornets earned Friday night. Here’s a look back at the recent scores.


Saline ophomore Lauryn Hunt won the 400-meter dash and helped the 800-meter relay team to victory as the Saline girls finished third at the MHSAA track and field.

Saline finished with 85.5 points, behind Skyline, 103, and champion Pioneer, 142.


The city-wide boil water advisory has been lifted.

New Intro to Rowing Class Offered at Saline Rec Center


Though most of us are very familiar with the resurgence of craft brewing in the city of Saline over the past several years, many might not know that a small company creating one of the primary components of beer quietly opened its doors in the city near the end of last year.


As you shake off the thaw of winter, and barrel straight on through Michigan’s muddy season, there comes a time where you have to roll up your sleeves, break out the buckets, and get to work on the six months of accumulated crud from winter. Spring Cleaning is as therapeutic as it is a ritual. It’s a necessary part of facing the summer and welcoming in the better part of the new year.

Be Green

Sharon Katherine Meier, 79 of Ann Arbor/Saline, Michigan passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 17, 2018 with her family by her side. 

Sharon was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 18, 1939 to parents Vincent and Katherine Meier.

Sharon is survived by her five children, Andrea Abbas of Ann Arbor, Gregory Abbas of Saline, Lisa Holobaugh and Sharon’s grandchild Cameron Holobaugh of Lake Orion, Jeffrey Kurz of Lexington, KY, and Michael Kurz of Holly. 


Saline won two games from Skyline by the narrowest of margins Thursday to improve to 14-0 in the SEC Red and clinch the SEC Red title.

The Hornets won the opener, 2-1, to officially seal the deal. Then they won the nightcap, 5-4.


The Saline girls varsity tennis team qualified for the state tournament in the first time in eight years.


Thursday, 2018 May 17th

Nothing says the Fourth of July like fireworks. And thanks to Grand Sakwa, firm which plans to build housing along North Maple Road, the City of Saline will have its first Fourth of July Fireworks show in years – if city council approves a request Monday.


The City of Saline remains under a boil water advisory due to the system-wide loss of pressure that occurred on May 16, according to DPW Director Jeff Fordice.

Sufficient pressure was restored to the system Wednesday afternoon to allow testing to begin.  Samples were collected at various points across the distribution system, following MDEQ requirements, and analyzed, according to Fordice. The analysis takes 24 hours. The first round samples showed no contamination in the distribution system, Fordice said.


Mayor Brian Marl invited all Saline-area senior citizens to the 2018 Saline Senior Conference next month.



Saline Area Social Services will be the benefactor of Meijer’s Simply Give initiative June 1, when donations by customers at the Ann Arbor-Saline Road store will be double matched by the company.

A gift of $100 would end up being $300, for example, and is provided to SASS in the form of gift cards that can be used to purchase food all year. The program allows for up to $25,000 in contributions per pantry.


After a week like this one, who doesn’t want a reason to get out and have some fun?  Luckily, Saline will be buzzing with activity all weekend long.  Check out this weekend’s highlights from our Community Calendar!