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Wednesday, 2018 Apr 25th

A team of graduating Saline High School seniors received the Thomas A. Burns Memorial Scholarships on Wednesday, April 18th at the Liberty Media Center. 


At Saline Main Street we loved the Taste of Saline event so much that we’re bringing it back! But, hold onto your hat (and spoons) — because, this year we’re mixing it up with a brand-new format and name. This is a chance for our brilliant downtown restaurant establishments and their ultra-talented staff to strut their stuff. Be prepared to get blown away! You simply deserve to indulge yourself at Saline Eats & Beats Restaurant Week.

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Tuesday, 2018 Apr 24th

Internet services were interrupted at some Saline Area Schools Tuesday afternoon.

Superintendent Scot Graden said the internet was down at Pleasant Ridge and Harvest elementary schools and Saline High School. According to Graden, the outage was caused by construction work across from the Saline District Library on Maple Road. The school district's fiber internet from the Washtenaw Intermediate School District runs along the railroad track. Graden said internet service should be restored this evening.


Roland L. Meade passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 77 years of age. 

Survived by his loving wife of 21 years Ragnhild “Ronnie” Meade; son Tracy Meade of Sterling Heights; granddaughters Amanda Meade of Walled Lake, MI and Stefany Meade of Denton, TX.

Also survived by 10 brothers and sisters. He is preceded in death by his father Louis Meade and mother Betty Shumaker.


Saline Police arrested a 23-year-old Detroit man who confessed to keying the vehicle belonging to his former manager. The incident occurred April 23.

The man and a 19-year-old Detroit woman were terminated from their jobs at Faurecia, located on Michigan Avenue in Saline, according to Saline Police Chief Jerrod Hart. They crossed the street to go to Wendy's restaurant, where they were to wait for a ride. 

"Unfortunately they returned to the plant property where the male 'keyed' a manager's vehicle," Hart said.

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Tim Wageman was the low Hornet as Saline opened the SEC season  with two victories at Brookside Monday.

Saline shot 172 to defeat Monroe, 183, and Lincoln, 225.

It was Saline's only home match of the season.

Wageman shot 42. Jack Woods and Mason Ausmus each carded a 43. Josh Finn came in at 44. Grant Terris, 45, and Josh Hartmann, 46, also golfed for the varsity squad.

The golfers competed on a wet, muddy course.

Tanyr Krummenacher scored four goals and set up five from his teammates as Saline defeated Skyline, 18-6, Monday, in varsity boys' lacrosse action.

Saline improved to 8-1.

Davis Bruneau scored five goals. Chris Peters, four goals, and Jack Loveland, three goals, also had big games for Saline. Will Olson led the Hornets with eight ground balls.


Monday, 2018 Apr 23rd

On Thursday, April 26, 2018, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will be closing Platt Road, to all through traffic, between Merritt Road and US – 12 (Michigan Avenue) in Pittsfield Township to resurface the road. The closure is expected to last approximately ten days, weather dependent.  

A detour will be posted for all through traffic. All property owners and residents internal to the project limits will be provided access to and from their property by the contractor.


Sunday, 2018 Apr 22nd

Saline Area Girl Scouts celebrated Earth Day 2018 by picking up trash at Lillie Park Sunday afternoon. 

After the scouts cleaned up the fields and woods, they learned what kinds of household items are recyclable, played games and flew kites. 

Troop #41694, host of the event, made certain everyone went home with paper pots filled with flower and vegetable seeds to start their own gardens. 


In what might be a first, people rolled up to the podium at the Saline City Council meeting. Brady and JJ Carpenter wore giant inflatable balls as they rolled into the council chamber and up to the podium, where their father, Jason Carpenter was speaking in support of his request for a special land use permit.


Saturday, 2018 Apr 21st

In a rematch of last year’s state finalists, Saline and Northville split a doubleheader Saturday. Northville won the opener, 3-2. Saline, 6-1, bounced back to win the second game, 9-8.

Strategic Office Space will be located at 168 S. Industrial Dr. in the Gateway Center

Chris Porter is an entrepreneur who has visited a number of shared office spaces and thinks he can use his experience to help other startups and entrepreneurs. That idea is what inspired him to open up a new Saline-based business, Strategic Office Space, at 168 S.


Saline City Council approved the spending of $3.6 million to fix the city’s smelly wastewater treatment plant at Monday’s meeting.


As work continues on the reconstruction of Harper Drive and Colony Court, Saline City Council approved four more projects for 2018 at Monday’s city council meeting.


Get your friends together and lace up your cleats for a night of fun as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Saline FC!

Saline FC will be hosting a 3 v 3 tournament, under the lights to celebrate our 30th anniversary! The tournament is open to any youth soccer players. Recreation or travel level, no matter what club you play for, all are invited. So invite your friends, and get your teams ready to play a little soccer.

Friday, 2018 Apr 20th

Firefighters from Saline and several neighboring communities knocked down a spectacular barn fire early Friday evening in Saline Township, but not before the blaze reduced three barns to ashes. No people or animals were injured in the fire, but 10s of thousands of dollars in property was lost.

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In my last post, I shared some techniques for introducing mindfulness into the classroom setting in order to give the students a “brain reset” in the middle of the day. This week, I’d like to share a few more techniques that can help students get in touch with their bodies and the present moment, and help ease the restlessness the second half of the school day tends to bring.


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A crowd at Saline High School was treated to music from from many eras, played by musicians born in many eras.

The Saline High School Wind Ensemble and the Saline New Horizons Band performed at the Combined Spring Concert in the Ellen A. Ewing Performing Arts Center Thursday night. They were joined by accomplished musician Ryan King, who performed a mesmerizing solo on clarinet.


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