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Thursday, 2019 Jan 17th

Council is concerned about another wastewater treatment plant and sewage lagoons on its western border, a sewage line discharge at the city limits neat Huntington Woods Fhase 3, and additional traffic at the intersection of US-12 and Austin Road.


Wednesday, 2019 Jan 16th

Connor Wright scored two goals and had two assists while Cameron Crawford stopped 29 of 31 shots.


The 2007 Oscar nominated Paul Thomas Anderson film “There Will Be Blood” is an apt description of the Saline Hornets’ basketball game Tuesday evening against SEC Red Division rival Ann Arbor Pioneer.


Tuesday, 2019 Jan 15th

Pioneer jumped to a 10-point lead in the first quarter and never looked back, handing the Saline varsity girls' basketball team a 65-51 loss and its first loss of the season.

Saline fell to 1-1 in the SEC Red and 7-1 overall.


The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 10 a.m. Tuesday. It forecasts widespread freezing drizzle in southeast Michigan. The weather could cause hazardous and slick travel conditions on untreated roads, bridges, exit ramps and overpasses. Motorists should anticipate highly variable driving conditions - as some roads may remain untreated.


Only weeks after voting to prohibit commercial recreational marijuana interests, Saline City Council is considering a proposal for a medical marijuana dispensary.


Emily V. Harshman

Our beautiful mom passed away at the age of 82 in the early morning hours of November 10, 2018. Emily was the youngest of seven children, born to Alva Curtis and Nellie Gertrude Harshman.

She married her best friend, Charles Norman Harshman, in 1956. They were introduced by a mutual friend, who thought it was a funny coincidence they had the same last name. She spent the majority of her career and life in Shelby Township, Michigan, working at the township municipality where she made many friends until she retired and moved to Saline, Michigan.

(Below is the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's public notice for a hearing on the proposed Andelina Farms development's discharge into a tributary of the Saline River. See all of the related documents in PDF form below the notice).


The Pittsfield Fire Department will soon acquire a new fire truck following its recent support by the Pittsfield Charter Township Board of Trustees.


Monday, 2019 Jan 14th

The Saline Township Board approved routine business at its meeting on Monday at the Saline Township Hall. This included approving the final payment of $24,853.73 to the Washtenaw County Road Commission to support road maintenance and a quarterly payment of $32,323.96 to the Saline Fire Department.


Lightly Salted. Be Saline.  Over the years, the City of Saline and its community partners have adopted new brand campaigns.

Is the City of Saline ready for a new brand?


There’s no Winterfest this year, but broomball will return to downtown Saline as a standalone event on Jan. 26.

The Downtown Business Broomball event is being organized by Paul Geragosian, owner of Brecon Grille. It features an adult tournament and open play for kids.

Downtown Saline

Sunday, 2019 Jan 13th

TEMPERANCE -- Friday’s varsity girls basketball contest between Saline and Bedford wasn’t your run-of-the-mill early January contest.  For starters, it’s a rivalry game. Secondly, it was the SEC Red opener for both squads. And lastly, both teams came into the game with unblemished records.

Only Saline’s perfect record remained in tact after the Hornets 57-56 victory.

As early-season wins go, it was big-time.


Saturday, 2019 Jan 12th

The Saline varsity boys’ hoops squad opened their SEC Red division schedule with a 57-46 home win over the Bedford Kicking Mules Friday night, upping their season record to 6-3. Junior guard Griffin “Lightning” Yaklich turned in a superior performance, leading the team in scoring, rebounds and assists.


Friday, 2019 Jan 11th

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It’s starting to feel like winter. More of the same on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. The forecast calls for a high of 28 and a chilling low of 12 at 4 a.m. We’re going to see mostly and partly cloudy skies.

Sunrise will be at 8:04 a.m. and sunset at 5:16 p.m.

"How do you respond to a student using the N-word in class?" Saline resident Channon Washington asked the Saline Area Schools Board of Education at this Tuesday's Board of Education meeting.

Washington is an educator with two of her own children in the district. She has been helping lead "Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion" efforts, which in part is making district officials and staff face these and other challenging questions.

"There's no lesson on that in college, there's no first day new teacher training on that, it just doesn't happen."

Saline was no match for Pioneer as the SEC Red rivals met at Saline High School for a swim and dive meet. Pioneer came away with a 110-76 victory.


Thursday, 2019 Jan 10th

So we’ve all heard the saying “new year, new me”. There’s this pressure every January to pull a major transformation, as if the person you were the whole previous year wasn’t good enough in some way. That’s not a really motivational place to start from, is it?