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Tuesday, 2019 Jul 23rd

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Saline City Planning Commission meeting that was scheduled for Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. has been canceled.

The 600 W. Michigan rezoning item will be brought back at a future meeting and will have a new Public Hearing scheduled.  Residents within the 300 ft. radius will receive mailed notifications.

Government

Tuesday afternoon, the city clerk’s office will close and we’ll know whose names will appear on the ballot for the Saline City Council election in November.

Elections

Monday, 2019 Jul 22nd

A 51-year-old McKay Street man who became belligerent with police was arrested June 22.

Police & Fire

Saturday, 2019 Jul 20th

The City of Saline Parks Commission wants to honor the people behind Saline's most colorful gardens.

Nominations for the Green Thumb Award are due July 31. (Download by clicking the link below)

The Green Thumb Award is designed to recognize those residents, businesses and organizations who've gone the extra yard to make the community a more beautiful place.

Government

A strong line of thunderstorms is moving toward Saline at 30 miles per hour.

The storm could bring winds in excess of 40 miles per hour.

UPDATE 6:23 p.m.: Severe Thunderstorm warning for northeast Washtenaw County until 7:15 p.m. Storm capable of 60 mph winds. Will be near Salem at 6:30 p.m.

 

Weather

Friday, 2019 Jul 19th

With an excessive heat warning in effect, Saline Recreation has decided to delay Movie In the Park activities at Mill Pond Park for 90 minutes on Friday.

Activities will begin at 8 p.m. instead of 6:30 p.m. The movie, Incredibles 2, begins at 9:45 p.m.

Families participating in the campout can begin set up, as scheduled, at 5 p.m.

Activities include:

Recreation

Thursday, 2019 Jul 18th

No charges will result from an altercation in the Burger King drive-thru line at Platt and Michigan Avenue in Pittsfield Township Wednesday evening.

Police & Fire

Was it only a few weeks ago when people, tired of the gloomy grey weather, beckoned for summer's arrival?

Summer's here and we're about to experience the hottest days of the year so far. With temperatures climbing into the upper 90s Friday and Saturday, residents are reminded that Saline has two cooling centers.

Weather

Saline Main Street’s Salty Sounds of Summer music series is at the halfway mark and this week Detroit indie folk band, Frontier Ruckus, Detroit will be center stage.

These guys are best known for their folk rock influence featuring bluegrass, alt-country and jangle pop style music.

Downtown Saline

CORRECTION: Yogacentric, at 401 N. Ann Arbor St., is not looking for a new home. Owner Kimberly Jacks said her yoga studio has a lease for its space until November of 2020.

The Saline Post regrets the error.

In January of 2018, Kimberly Jacks celebrated her grand opening in the new space. They were previously located in a space in the building at 135 E. Bennett St., in the building now owned by the owners of Ann Arbor Music Center.

Brad Phillips Joins Ann Arbor Music Center

Business

The Washtenaw County Road Commission announced it has canceled its roadside herbicide spraying program it used to control vegetation.

Government

Wednesday, 2019 Jul 17th

The 24th annual Saline Celtic Festival was held Friday and Saturday at Mill Pond Park.

Mayor Brian Marl said the event, which was first organized to celebrate Saline's sister-city relationship with Brecon, Wales, was a success.

He said organizers have received glowing reviews and will soon begin working on plans for the 25th festival.

Community

Saline school officials were front-and-center for this year's International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Philadelphia, where district staff led by Superintendent Scot Graden and Board of Education Trustee Michael McVey led the charge.

The ISTE conference represented an opportunity for Saline educations to come away with knowledge and a greater understanding of how to deliver a cutting-edge contemporary education to today's and tomorrow's students.

Schools

Tuesday, 2019 Jul 16th

Maxine E. (Fosdick) Lossing, age 94, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Maxine was born at home in Saline, on August 15, 1924, the daughter of Max S. and Pauline C. (Burrows) Fosdick. On August 10, 1946 in Saline, Michigan she married Mac Erwin Lossing and he preceded her in death on January 9, 1998.

Obituaries

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

According to the warning, thunderstorms producing heavy rain dropped up to 2.5 inches of rain and flooding is expected to begin shortly. Saline, Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti are among many locations expected to experience flooding. 

Another 1 to 3 inches of rain may fall this evening. The warning is in effect until 10:45 p.m.

The warning cited potential flooding on freeways. People are advised "turn around, don't drown" when encountering flooding.

Weather

Students attending Saline High School and Saline Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year will see some of the fruits of the $67.5 million bond their parents and neighbors in the community approved in 2015.

Saline Area Schools Superintendent Scot Graden reported to the Board of Education during last week's regular meeting on Tuesday evening that all ongoing work in on schedule.

Schools

City Council met for more than six hours Monday, in yet another meeting that stretched beyond midnight.

Council voted to go into executive session shortly after 9 p.m. They re-emerged after midnight. During the three-hour closed session, council discussed three issues with legal counsel:

Government

Joel Arnold 77, of Saline, Michigan passed away peacefully on July 12, 2019 with his family by his side. Friends are invited to celebrate Joel’s life with his family on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. with a time of sharing at 6:00 P.M.

Obituaries

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