Friday, 2018 May 25th
Saline police and fire were called to a physical altercation between residents at the mobile home park at 475 N. Maple Road on May 23. The incident occurred around 5:40 p.m.
After a moderate period of discussion Monday night, Saline City Council trustees gave unanimous approval to another year’s worth of support for the Saline Farmers Market by pledging just over $23,000 to the weekly event.
The Saline varsity soccer team tied Dexter, 1-1, to conclude the 2018 spring season. Lauren Rubin scored Saline’s goal. Sammi Corcoran scored for Dexter.
The SEC Red champion Hornets finished the season with a 10-4-3 record. The Hornets were 8-0-2 in the SEC.
East Woodland Drive will be closed from Maple Road to Industrial Drive to flush the sanitary pump around that was set up in emergency fashion on Monday evening. Woodland Drive is expected to be closed to all traffic starting at roughly and the city hopes to have the road opened up by 1230 p.m..
Toward the end of this week’s city council meeting, Mayor Brian Marl brought up several complaints he has fielded from citizens, dating back as far as two years, concerning late or absent waste removal services.
The city contracts Waste Management for the task.
Thursday, 2018 May 24th
The World Language Department hosted its annual World Language Celebration at Saline High School May 24, offering attendees experiences that appealed to all five senses.
Dance Revolution provided Latin dancing instruction, and the Merry Music Makers kept the German tunes flowing.
After working up an appetite, participants indulged in Spanish, German and French cuisine provided by Chef Sam Musto and his culinary arts students.
Hundreds of people partied on South Ann Arbor Street Sunday afternoon at Saline Main Street’s inaugural Eats and Beats block party, which kicked off a week long celebration of food in Saline’s restaurants.
The community is invited to breakfast at the Saline Area Fire Department Friday morning.
Radio host Brian “Bubba” Cowan, of W4 Country, will broadcast his show during the breakfast, which takes place from 6 to 9 a.m. The fire hall is located at 205 E. Michigan Ave.
The Saline varsity girls tennis team won the SEC Red Tournament Wednesday at Saline High School. It’s believed to be the Hornets’ first SEC Red championship in over 15 years.
The post-season was brief for the Saline varsity girls' lacrosse team. Saline lost to Brighton, 17-2, at Hornet Stadium Wednesday. Brighton held the Hornets off the board in the first half.
Anna LeChard and Hannah Allen opened the second half with goals but the Hornets couldn't sustain pressure. Megan Szszypka made 15 stops in goal for Saline.
Wednesday, 2018 May 23rd
Samuel R. Lloyd, age 94, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the Linden Square Assisted Living Facility in Saline, Michigan.
Saline honors the men and women who perished in service of our country during Memorial Day activities, May 28.
Memorial Day activities remain unchanged from years past. The Boy Scouts Troop 400 will serve breakfast at the Saline Area Fire Department beginning at 7 a.m.
The parade begins at 10 a.m. at Michigan Avenue and Harris. It proceeds along Michigan Avenue and ends at Monroe Street. A service will be held at Oakwood Cemetery.
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Saline rode roughshod over Huron in a 20-0 victory to open the 2018 MHSAA Lacrosse playoffs.
Chris Peters, Davis Bruneau and Gavin Klaassen each scored four goals while Tanyr Krummenacher scored twice and set up eight goals.
Tuesday, 2018 May 22nd
The Saline girls varsity soccer team clinched the SEC Red conference by defeating Ann Arbor Huron on the road Tuesday night. Annika Dahlmann and Tate Robison scored as Saline defeated Huron, 2-0, to improve to finish the SEC season 8-0-2.
The song isn't over for this group of singing Saline High School seniors.
Sarah Price, vocal music teacher at Saline High School, is calling attention to a special 2018 graduating class.
"We have an unusually large number of students going on to study music and the arts next year," Price said. "Five out of my seven senior choir boys are majoring in music."
Below are the students pictured above, from left to right, along with where they'll study next year, and their involvement in music at Saline High School.
Saline City Attorney Scott Smith officially resigned his position at Monday night’s city council meeting, citing a new job opportunity in West Michigan, as well as an expanding family as reasons behind the change.
“After 38 years of working for law firms serving communities throughout the state, I’m taking on a new challenge,” he said. “Last Monday evening, the Wyoming City Council approved a resolution appointing and employing me as city attorney beginning July 1.”
Hundreds of people tested the latest and greatest Ford vehicles during a test drive event at Harvest Elementary School Saturday. The annual Drive One 4UR School event, sponsored by Ford Motor Company and Briarwood Ford, was a fundraiser for the Saline Music Boosters, which supports band and choir programs in the Saline Area Schools.
Ford Motor Company donated $20 for every test drive, up to $6,000. Another $2,000 was up for grabs with additional test drives of the Ford Eco-Sport and Expedition.