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Tuesday, 2019 Apr 02nd

Traffic was  detoured off eastbound US-12 near Industrial Drive Tuesday morning due to a crash.

Firefighters from Pittsfield and Saline used hydraulic tools to extricate one man trapped in a vehicle. He was transported to hospital by Huron Valley Ambulance in critical condition. 

At 7:07 a.m., the Saline Area Fire Department was dispatched for a reported rollover on US-12 east of the intersection. 

Police & Fire

Monday, 2019 Apr 01st

City of Saline residents thinking about investing in a water softener might save some money if they can live with hard water for another month.

Government

Akervall Technologies has been selected the 2019 “Michigan SBDC Best Small Business of the Year” by Michigan Celebrates Small Business (MCSB), a small-business awards program. Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is managing partner of the program.

 

Business

Orange Risdon, credited as the founder of Saline, will be recognized with a plaque mounted to a rock in the city's smallest park - Risdon Park.

The city's parks commission has been working with the Saline Area Historical Society and the Department of Public Works on the project.

Carla Scruggs, Director of Saline Parks and Recreation, briefly spoke to council about the project Monday. She said members of the historical society developed text for the plaque.

Orange Risdon 1786 - 1876

Government

Saturday, 2019 Mar 30th

Here are recent calls for service to the Saline Area Fire Department.

Police & Fire

Friday, 2019 Mar 29th

This week the Saline District Library joins libraries of all types in celebrating the many ways libraries build strong communities by providing critical resources, programs, and expertise. 

Arts & Entertainment

Saline Recreation is offering four events to mix and match for a spring day of family fun April 20.

All events take place at the Saline Rec Center and Tefft Park. Purchase tickets at the link.

Family

Sponsor a meal basket for the Easter holiday for one of the 150 households that we serve every week. Sponsorships are available until April 11th, and sponsors are responsible for purchasing and assembling a basket of food and drinks. Estimated donation is $50-$80, and a shopping list will be provided. Contact [email protected] to donate.

Community

An employee of Faurecia reported someone punctured all four tires on her vehicle and scratched the word “bitch” on the driver’s side doors.

Police & Fire

This morning's greeting is from Police Chief Jerrod Hart, cafe owner Karen Carrigan and Officer Dave Ringe. On Wednesday, Chief Hart held a free ice cream social at Carrigan Cafe for kids who stayed home during spring break.

 

Thursday, 2019 Mar 28th

While students, parents and teachers enjoy spring break, the transportation staff was busy driving four brand new school buses from Marshall, Mich., to Saline.

Here's a look at some of the tweets we spotted on March 28.

 

Nearly 100 people visited Carrigan Café in downtown Saline Wednesday to take up Police Chief Jerrod Hart on his offer to buy free ice cream for local kids who were still in town during this spring break week.

Police & Fire

Marijuana, jewelry and coins were stolen from a York Township home during a home invasion that occurred sometime between March 25 and March 27.

The thief or thieves gained entry to the home, located on the 9100 block of Grenoble Drive, by kicking in the front door, according to a Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office media summary.

There are no suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the WSCO using the confidential tip line at 1-800-SPEAKUP or 734-973-7711.

On May 23, at the Michigan Theater Big Hearts for Seniors will present AARP’s first original film Care to Laugh, a feature-length documentary on Jesus Trejo, a

Arts & Entertainment

Saline Main Street is hosting yet another fabulous event, and ladies, this one’s all about you! On Thursday, April 11th from 6 to 9PM, please join us for a spring evening dedicated to the Michigan queen bees who know how to have fun – and have it all! Gather your fellow soul sisters and head to Downtown Saline for Main Street’s Ladies Night Out! 

Downtown Saline

Saline’s track and field season officially kicked off Saturday at Eastern Michigan University, where they boys’ and girls’ teams competed in the EMU Huron Relays. Saline, with many of its top athletes away on spring break, competed against some of the top schools in Michigan and Northwest Ohio.

Sports

The Saline varsity baseball team hosted the Blissfield Royals for a scrimmage on a gusty and sunny Wednesday afternoon at Saline High School Wednesday.

The Hornets are led this year by head coach Al Zeiher. A Saline alumni, Zeiher returned to Saline to teach science at the high school. He begins his first season as head coach this spring.

Lance Blaszak started on the mound for Saline, giving up an unearned run in three innings of work. CF Alex Morrison gave Saline a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning with a long, high flyball over the fence in left-centerfield.

Sports

Wednesday, 2019 Mar 27th

Do you enjoy feeding deer, squirrels, rabbits and other wild animals in the City of Saline? If your practice is deemed to be a nuisance, you could be fined.

Government

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