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Friday, 2019 Nov 22nd

Thursday, 2019 Nov 21st

The City of Saline invites all residents and interested parties to their upcoming Strategic Visioning Session.

Government

The Saline Area Schools finance department's books were given a clean bill of health by auditors at Plante & Moran PLLC for this year's audit of the district's most recently completed fiscal year.

Jeffrey Higgins, CPA and partner with Plante & Moran, personally delivered the news that the district's financials were given an "unmodified or clean opinion," which is the highest rating possible.

Schools

The Clean Get Away car wash may soon go away.

The city attorney's office is putting together a strategy that could result in the demolition of the car wash, located behind Tractor Supply on East Michigan Avenue.

In April of 2018, the city adopted a dangerous building ordinance with an eye toward forcing cleanup of the blighted property. The city began testing the ordinance in June after a roof collapsed on a Clark Street apartment building.

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Should recently elected council members join Saline City Council during executive sessions?

Not until their term starts in January, according to city attorney Roger Swets.

During public comment, citizen Mary Hess asked if Jim Dell’Orco and Kevin Camero-Sulak, who were elected in the November election, could sit in on council’s executive session Monday night.

Government

Wednesday, 2019 Nov 20th

Gertrude L. D’Agostino, 85, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Arbor Hospice in Saline. She was born on April 14, 1934, in Ann Arbor Michigan, to Ivo and Gertrude (Graf) Brewer.

Obituaries

Look no further for the best way to kick off your holiday season! Saline Area Players proudly presents “A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol” this December 5-8!

Where: 5th Corner, 211 Willis Rd., Saline
When: December 5&6 at 7:30 PM; December 7&8 at 3 PM

Tickets: $6 at the door with cash or check.

Shows feature local talent and fill quickly so we encourage you to reserve tickets for your preferred show in advance by calling 734-755-6983 or emailing [email protected]

You might have heard that Larry Osterling is back in the saddle as executive director of the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce.

Smith previously worked for the chamber for more than a decade. When she left in 2014, she was the organization's special projects coordinator - working on the Christmas Parade, Summerfest 5K, golf outings, business breakfasts, awards banquets and other activities.

Smith is a life-long resident of Saline.

Business

No roundabout, no federal money.

That’s how Mayor Brian Marl understands the federal government’s $473,000 contribution to the improvement of the Woodland Drive-Textile Road intersection. And without that money - the city’s expense associated with improving the intersection - whether it’s a roundabout, traffic signal or three-way stop sign - will rise.

So, despite some apprehension, Saline City Council voted 7-0 to increase its contribution to the Washtenaw County Road Commission project from $58,000 to $101,000.

Government

A group of students from the first Embracing Race and Ethnicity elective course at Saline High School publicly shared some of their accomplishments with the Saline Board of Education, which also heard a powerful story from one of the district's few African American students.

Embracing Race and Ethnicity was approved as a course offering last year and is off to a strong start with two sections of nearly 30 students each, according to SHS Principal David Raft, who said that the course has "taken off pretty well."

Schools

AT&T Prime Wireless opened Oct. 11 in the Busch’s plaza in Saline.

“We’re so excited to be here,” says store manager Joe Ramy, who teams with assistant manager Ahmenah Morgan and account executive Amber Kochanski. “Saline’s been on our radar for quite a while now—a lot of people were asking for a branch to be opened in this area.

Tuesday, 2019 Nov 19th

Once again this year the culinary arts students from the SWWC Culinary Arts program at Saline High School will be taking Thanksgiving orders for the holiday. This year they will be offering pumpkin pie, pecan pie, pumpkin roll, dinner rolls, cranberry sauce and a selection of Thanksgiving side dishes. Side dishes include: 

Schools

Samantha Dobrowolski is one of the stars of the Saline High School Drama Club's production of 12 Angry Jurors.

She talks about the challenges of this role and tells us why she thinks people will enjoy the show.

Schools

Saline High School senior Hailey Garner will continue her competitive cheerleading pursuits at Siena Heights University, where Garner will study nursing.

 

Sports

Saline High School senior Samantha Woods realized a long-time dream when she committed to playing soccer at the University of Michigan. She plans to study psychology.

Sports

Saline senior Kaija Sydlowski is committed to West Liberty University, where she'll continue her volleyball pursuits and study graphic design.

Sports

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

 

Business

Saline senior Erin Reilly committed to the University of Michigan, where she'll continue playing field hockey and study graphic design.

Sports

Saline High School senior Lance Blaszak has committed to Northwood University, where he'll continue his baseball career and pursue an education in business and marketing.

Sports

Monday, 2019 Nov 18th

 

The City of Saline has hired Mike Greene as assistant city manager and community development director.

Greene, a 28-year-old native of Caro, Mich., is employed as manager of the Village of Three Oaks.

He begins the job in Saline on Dec. 16.

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