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Thursday, 2019 Jul 04th

When can you light fireworks? Different communities have different rules.

City of Saline

People can use fireworks on holidays, the day preceding national holidays, and the days following holidays. They cannot be used between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m.

Pittsfield Township, Lodi and York Townships

Consumer fireworks may not be ignited, discharged, or used except after 11:00 a.m. on the days listed below, and then only in compliance with all other applicable regulations:

Days at the beach. Family trips to the ice cream parlor. Vacations. These are just a few of the things that evoke the spirit of summer, a time of year when school is out and everyone seems to exhale a little and enjoy the warm weather.

The Fourth of July is a day to celebrate in the United States. Much about July makes the fourth day of the month the ideal time to celebrate. School is out, the weather is warm and the generally relaxed attitude of summer has typically set in by the first week of July.

Each year on July 4, Americans celebrate the birth of their nation and independence from Great Britain. This day marks the anniversary of the presentation and acceptance of the Declaration of Independence, signed 242 years ago on July 4, 1776.

The Declaration of Independence began as a letter to Britain's King George to explain why the Continental Congress was interested in declaring independence from Great Britain. The writing of the declaration began on July 2 and the final wording was established on July 4.

Community

Wednesday, 2019 Jul 03rd

Giles Carl Thielk, age 95, passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019 at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital.

Obituaries

Tuesday, 2019 Jul 02nd

After a nationwide search, it is with great confidence and excitement that we are pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas A. Hosinski as the President & CEO of EHM Senior Solutions (EHM). Over the past few months, Thom has proven the exact type of leadership in the interim role, both culturally and financially, that we need for our senior service ministry. He has promoted a positive environment for all team members, supported our residents/patients/clients' needs and is passionately leading the organization into the future.

Saline High School students Sydney Masters and Annie Rothfuss, as part of the high school's student leadership program led by Whitney Barr, continued their quest to spread awareness about human trafficking in front of the Saline Board of Education.

When confronted with the realization that many of their peers in the community didn't feel like human trafficking was a local problem, Masters and Rothfuss decided "well, that needs to change."

Schools

Three representatives from the Saline High School social justice club UpRoar spoke before the Saline school district's Board of Education to publicly shine a light on the Stonewall riots that begat the first gay pride marches and led to the formation of the LGBT+ community that exists today.

Schools

A group of Saline Area Schools parents, teachers, and administrators have been putting their heads together to determine how parent-teacher conferences at all grade levels in the school system can be improved.

Schools

Trinity Lutheran Church, 195 E. Michigan Avenue, will be presenting “Simply Marriage”, a five-session marriage enrichment course helping couples grow in their relationship with God and each other.  The first session, “Overcome Frustration” will be Friday evening, July 26th, at 7:00 p.m.

Faith

Watch the video and read the text from Mayor Brian Marl's State of the City address, given July 1, 2019. 

Tuesday, at 5 p.m., log on to The Saline Posts, and you can ask Mayor Marl questions about city issues he raised in his speech.

Government

Verizon has one location in the Saline area, and it's getting hammered by users. So a second tower should improve service.

Government

Monday, 2019 Jul 01st

A man and his dog were injured when the van he was driving when off the road and struck a tree along the 1500 block of Bishop Road in York Township Monday morning.

The incident occurred around 7:50 a.m.

The man was in stable condition was he was transported by Huron Valley Ambulance to the University of Michigan Hospital emergency room, according to HVA spokesperson Matt Rose.

Police & Fire

Sunday, 2019 Jun 30th

The Saline Community Fair is proud to announce that we have teamed up with the Saline District Library, Milan Public Library and Dexter District Library and Elliott’s Amusements (elliottsamusements.com)  to promote reading this summer with our Reading for Rides Program.

Community

Charlotte and Twix are two Border Collies returning to this year's Saline Celtic Festival for demonstrations of herding Scottish Black Face Yearling sheep.

Saturday, 2019 Jun 29th

Linda TerHaar, who has served on Saline City Council since October of 2010, will not seek re-election.

TerHaar was appointed to council to fill a vacancy in 2010. She was elected in 2011 and has been re-elected ever since. 

Elections

As the Saline Area School district's Board of Ed approved the final 2018-19 and draft 2019-20 budget appropriations policies for those respective school years, officials had strong words for the ongoing deficits the Saline's school system is suffering.

Schools

Tonight marks the 100th Acoustic Routes concert in Saline - a series that has  brought multiple GRAMMY winners and bands from as far away as Scotland and Sweden to town. 

To celebrate this milestone, Acoustic Routes has invited The Gavins -  Detroit’s first family of Irish traditional music - to Stony Lake Brewing, 447 E. Michigan Ave., for a Céilí that starts at 8 p.m.  

Arts & Entertainment

Friday, 2019 Jun 28th

Celebrate Independence Day by riding the velocipede, viewing antique tractors and touring the Saline Depot Museum, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 29.

The Depot Museum is located at 402 N. Ann Arbor St.

The Saline Area Historical Society bills 5th Annual Wayne Clements Memorial Independence Day Event as an “old-fashioned, family-friendly event.”

Activities include:

Family

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