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Wednesday, 2019 Jul 10th

In my last blog, I focused on managing the kids over the summer - setting up activities and opportunities for improvement over the summer break, as well as keeping them occupied and away from boredom and acting out. While this benefits adults too, I wanted to focus a little more on how adults can use summertime for personal self care and growth. 


Two and a half months of summer vacation - a concept that lights up the eyes of kids everywhere, but can cast worry, fear, frustration, and anticipatory exhaustion on parents. How can we balance work and child-care, and let the kids have a fun summer while maintaining some semblance of structure and rules after the Monday-through-Friday school grind no longer defines the weeks? 


Tuesday, 2019 Jul 09th

Wee Folks Island at Saturday’s Saline Celtic Festival in Mill Pond Park is a kids’ area like no other!


Saline Main Street and the Saline Celtic Festival are proud to present Celtic bluegrass newgrass locals, Thunderwüde at Salty Summer Sounds street fest on N Ann Arbor Street in the heart of Downtown Saline Thursday, July 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. 

The concert is the unofficial kickoff of the Saline Celtic Festival, held Friday and Saturday at Mill Pond Park. Athletes from the Ancient Athletic Games will be on hand to give kids and the audience a taste of this weekend's fun.

Downtown Saline

After years of discussion and meetings, MI Homes of Michigan (Saline Ventures), the developer of the proposed 284-unit Andelina Farms project located between Michigan Avenue and Austin Roads in Saline Township, received unanimous final approval of their Planned Unit Development (PUD) agreement, contingent upon receiving the remaining permits from the State of Michigan Department of Energy, Great Lakes &

Monday, 2019 Jul 08th

The Celtic band CrossBow is making its third appearance at the Saline Celtic Festival, taking place this coming Friday and Saturday at Mill Pond Park.


Saline City Council will have at least two new faces when it sits down in January.

Councillor Heidi McClelland announced on Facebook Sunday that she would not seek a third term.


Officers from the Saline Police Department are investigating two auto thefts which occurred Saturday night or Sunday morning.

A resident of the 200 block of Mark Hannah Court called police Sunday when a Hummer H3 was stolen sometime between 10 p.m. and 10 a.m.

Police & Fire

Representatives from Speedway will hold a community meeting to share information about their plans for a fuel and convenience store project on the northeast corner of Industrial Drive and Michigan Avenue in Pittsfield Township.

The meeting will be held at 7 p.m., July 10 in the cafeteria at Harvest Elementary School, 1155 Campus Parkway.


Sunday, 2019 Jul 07th

Please join the Saline-Chelsea Ski Team for our 2nd Annual Golf Outing fundraiser.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Brookside Golf Course of Saline


At the end of a marathon meeting, prolonged by a closed session that went more than two hours, Saline City Council voted 5-2 to approve an employment contract with City Manager Todd Campbell for the 2019-2020 year.


Saturday, 2019 Jul 06th

More than 2,500 DTE customers in the Saline area are without power Saturday evening.

On the south side, it's a familiar picture. The "DTE Outage Map" shows an outage that affecting the central city core - virtually everything south and east, into York Township. It's virtually the same area that was affected during a power outage earlier this week.


The Chelsea based trio Thunderwüde will perform on Thursday, July 11 at the free Salty Summer Sounds music series, 7 to 9 p.m. on Ann Arbor Street in downtown Saline.

They will then play at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Saline Celtic Festival in Mill Pond Park, and join the grand finale of musicians at 10:15 p.m.

Arts & Entertainment

Here's a rundown of the recent home sales in the City of Saline. Information is from the Washtenaw County Register of Deeds.

Real Estate

Friday, 2019 Jul 05th

This year will mark the first appearance of the “Celtic Alliance” re-enactors and accompanying “Brethren of the Blades” fighters at the Saline Celtic Festival, set for July 12 and 13 in Mill Pond Park.


A Saline man wanted for alleged prescription fraud in Milan fled police but was nabbed in his socks by Saline Police Officer Don Lupi at the Marathon Gas Station at Carpenter and Willis roads June 27.

Robert James Lewis, 33, of Clark Street, was arraigned in Washtenaw 14A1 District Court on charges of counterfeit prescription forms, obtaining drugs with a false prescription, and resisting and obstructing arrest.

Police & Fire

We hope everyone had a happy and safe 4th of July, here is this Saturday July 6th list of vendors! 

Downtown Saline

Thursday, 2019 Jul 04th

Paul and Derek Wikarski are doing triple duty at the Saline Celtic Festival, July 12 and 13 in Mill Pond Park.  Not only are the Detroit brothers serving as entertainment directors, they will also perform as the duo Brother Crowe, and have reunited The Kreellers, Detroit’s own Celtic rockers, to headline the Friday festival at 9:30 p.m.


The second annual Fourth of July Fireworks show happens Thursday, or organizers are adding a few features to make the event a little more family friendly. The show is sponsored by the City of Saline and Grand Sakwa Properties, which is developing the Layher Farms property on North Maple Road.

Here's what you need to know about the fireworks.

The Fireworks