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Thursday, 2018 Jul 19th

The Summer Music Series – a free, outdoor concert brought to you by Saline Main Street, continues this Thursday, July 19 at 7 pm with Air Margaritaville.

Frank Bama has been a fan of Jimmy Buffett for what seems like forever. Always in love with adventure and the tropics (“I was a big fan of the ‘Tales of the Gold Monkey” TV show), a family member introduced him to Buffett’s music in 1985.

Downtown Saline

A surprisingly large crowd gathered to watch the annual Saline Rotary Club Rubber Duck Race at Mill Pond Park Saturday.

The annual fundraiser was a sell out, more than 400 tickets sold. On the day of the race, Rotary leaders called members and asked them to bring any remaining tickets to the Saline Celtic Festival, where sales were brisk.

Community

Organizers were pleased with the annual Saline Celtic Festival, held at Mill Pond Park last weekend.

Wednesday, 2018 Jul 18th

Janet Dillon officially announced her candidacy for Saline City Council Wednesday.

Dillon is one of three incumbents seeking re-election, along with Dean Girbach and Christen Mitchell. Brian Cassise is also collecting signatures to run for office.

To date, Brian Marl is the only person who has pulled a petition to run for mayor.

Dillon was elected to council in 2014 and re-elected in 2016.

Elections

On Thursday, July 19, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will conduct a culvert project on Lohr Lake Drive between Textile Road and end of Lohr Lake Drive in Pittsfield Township.

There will be intermittent lane closures from 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 19 and Monday, July 23.  All property owners and residents, who live internal to the project limits, will be provided access to and from their property but there will be delays.

Government

Tuesday, 2018 Jul 17th

Saline residents may experience major changes in the way they recycle.

Government

Jake Stein (Saline), Trent Trout (Milan), and Adam Rowland (Milan), students in the CAD/manufacturing class in the South and West Washtenaw Consortium at Saline High School, took home the gold in the SkillsUSA Automated Manufacturing Technology national championship. This competition consists of three students completing CAD drawings, using CAM software to create tool-paths, and operating a CNC machine to manufacture interlocking parts. Each student has their individual role in the team, but then they must come together to ensure that the parts fit together properly and

Schools

The Saline Hornets won the 13U Indiana AA World Series last weekend.

Sports

A plan to build a 44-unit condominium community on four acres on South Monroe Street ran into a snag at the Saline City Council meeting Monday.

Government

The most recent tests of Saline's drinker water show no signs of PFAS or PFCs, toxic compounds that MLIVE recently reported will be "Michigan's next water crisis."

Government

Monday, 2018 Jul 16th

Saline Sports Medicine, in conjunction with Dr. Corey Dean and staff from St. Joseph Mercy Neighborhood Family Health Center, is excited to announce upcoming sports physicals to be held at Saline Middle School gymnasium on Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 6-8 pm.

Sports

James A. “Jim” Fox, 79, died in Saline, Michigan on July 13, 2018. Born in Jackson on March 8, 1939 to William and Angela (Best) Fox, he was raised in Saline from a young age and resided there his entire life – with a brief stint in Darmstadt, Germany with the 547th Engineer Battalion. After earning a B.S. in engineering from the University of Michigan, he had a long and varied career in the field of structural engineering.

Obituaries

Norma E. Suiter (Hunter) passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 90 years of age. She was born on September 10, 1927 in Windsor, Ontario Canada to Fred and Anna Rekitt. On November 22, 1947 in Detroit,  Norma married William E. Suiter.

Obituaries

Saturday, 2018 Jul 14th

It's Jeff Cain's Saline Celtic Festival. Everyone else is just enjoying it.

Cain, a Saline resident, began the festival as one of the volunteers in the beer tent. He took a quick break to enter in the Limerick competition. The slightly off-color Limerick won "crowd favorite."

Community

Friday, 2018 Jul 13th

Saline FC Fall 2018 Recreational Soccer Registration
Saline FC is currently registering players for the 2018 Fall Recreational season which will begin with practices the week of August 27th and games every Saturday from September 8th to October 27th.
Saline FC offers recreational soccer for children ages 3 to 17. 
For players age five to seventeen, the season includes one practice each week and a game on Saturday mornings. 
Sports

Check out the Ring of Steel fire performance, the Mr. Pretty Legs competition, the craft beer, Celtic arts workshops and much more! All for only $5 Friday night.

Community

The Saline Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2018 Business Enterprise Awards now through Wednesday, September 12, 2018.  These coveted annual awards, now in their 23rd year, will honor two Saline Chamber Member businesses who have exhibited exemplary business practices in the Saline area.

Business

Thursday, 2018 Jul 12th

The skies over Saline are turning tartan in anticipation of Celtic fun and festivities!

 

Friday, July 13 – Pub Night in the Park

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