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Monday, 2019 Jan 07th

Saline wrestling brought a small team to Wyandotte Saturday. But the small team produced big results.

Saline finished first with 164 points – 11 better than second place Wyandotte Roosevelt. Chelsea was fifth with 111.5 points.


Sunday, 2019 Jan 06th

Saline Fiddlers, Jeremy Kittel

The Saline Fiddlers will the celebrate the group’s 25th anniversary with a special Hometown Show Saturday, February 9, 6:30pm at the Ellen Ewing Performing Arts Center at Saline High School.  The show will feature:

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Trustees Jennifer Steben and Susan Estep will be sworn in as The Saline Area Schools Board of Education meets for the first time in 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Liberty School Board Room. Both were elected in the November general election.


Saturday, 2019 Jan 05th

The Saline varsity girls basketball team opened 2019 with two victories in Traverse City.


Toyota will fabricate prototypes of a self-driving Lexus at its York Township research and development facility.

The public will get its first look at the Toyota Research Institute P4 test vehicle at the CES auto show in Las Vegas  at 1 p.m., Jan. 7.

The P4 can also be seen at the North American Auto Show in Detroit, Jan. 14-27.


Gerald Duane Talvitie, age 77, died on Thursday, January 3, 2019, peacefully at his home in Tecumseh, Michigan.

He was born January 27, 1941, in Virginia, Minnesota, to Theodore and Esther (Mattson) Talvitie. A veteran of the United States Navy, he is survived by Judith Anne (LeMay), his wife of 53 years, sons Christopher Thomas and Theodore James, and sister Cheryl (Talvitie) Crowe.


Friday, 2019 Jan 04th

The forecast for Friday calls for clear, sunny skies with a high in the mid-40s - which is about all you can ask for in January. Expect more of the same Saturday. The sun will rise at 8:04 a.m. and set at 5:16 p.m. 

Today, in Saline:

Saline City Council meets for the first time of 2019 on Monday, Jan. 7.

All you council watchers, take note. City Council meetings now start at 7 p.m. - like most city meetings. There is no work meeting before the regular proceedings.

The meeting will begin with the swearing in of Mayor Brian Marl and Councilors Christen Mitchell, Dean Girbach and Janet Dillon.

Mayor Brian Marl will give his  State of the City speech (Join us at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, for a live video interview with the Mayor about his speech and Saline in 2019).


Thursday, 2019 Jan 03rd

As expected, Saline City Council voted to “opt out” of retail marijuana businesses. However, at the suggestion of Mayor Brian Marl, council also agreed to re-examine the issue when the state has regulatory and licensing procedures in place.


It's a new year! Get educated and get ahead in 2019 with therapy groups for children and a Nurtured Heart Approach group for parents, coming up in February at Still Waters Counseling! See the flyers below for info on the groups, and call or email us at Still Waters Counseling for more info: 734-944-3446 or


Saline’s tuxedo shop has closed its doors.


Good bye gloomy weather. 

The weather forecast calls for clearing skies Thursday afternoon with a high of 37 degrees. The clear skies and warmer than usual temperatures will continue into the weekend, with highs of 44 Saturday and Sunday, when clouds may return. Still, we've got temperatures forecast above freezing all the way into Wednesday of next week.

The sun will rise at 8:04 a.m. Thursday and set at 5:16 p.m.

Wednesday, 2019 Jan 02nd

The Foundation for Saline Area Schools is accepting nominations for Hall of Fame Class of 2019. The Hall of Fame has been designed to honor individuals who have demonstrated outstanding individual ability, leadership, character, personal drive and dedication. The Hall of Fame recognizes individuals from three (3) categories:

  • Distinguished Alumni - A Saline High School Graduate who graduated at least five (5) years ago.


A 25-year-old Wayne man who crashed his vehicle into a truck parked in a yard, fled on foot and left behind marijuana was arrested by Saline Police.

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Tuesday, 2019 Jan 01st

The City of Saline has reached a deal to sell “Lot 20 A” to GBA Development LLC, a company which plans to develop restaurants, retail and office on the East Michigan Avenue parcel.

GBA Development will pay $817,500, or $125,000 an acre for the 6.5-acre property.


That National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for freezing drizzle expected to impact Southeast Michigan.

The advisory is in effect from 9:31 p.m. to 4 a.m.


Although city leaders believe the People's Express service has improved with the addition of a second bus, they still hold out hope for a more robust public transit option in the future.


Before we take a quick look back at Jan. 1, 2019, here's the weather for Jan. 2.

Wednesday will be cloudy with a high near 33. There's a chance of snow before 7 p.m. and then potential snow showers after 7 p.m. Winds may gust as high as 20 miles per hour. Sunrise is at 8:04 a.m. and sunset is at 5:15 p.m.

Monday, 2018 Dec 31st

About 720 DTE customers in Pittsfield Township are without power Monday afternoon.

Power went out around 1:45 p.m. in an area near State Road and Michigan Avenue. DTE estimated power will be restored by 5:30 p.m.

The outage was blamed on an "equipment problem," according to the DTE website.

Saline-area residents and business owners reported the issue in the Saline Posts Facebook group.


Acoustic Routes Concerts LLC will begin its seventh season producing live music in Saline with a roster that includes masters of Irish fiddle and ragtime guitar, and some of the best singer-songwriters in the State of Michigan, including the amazing Jill Jack.  At the same time, it’s bringing two country music legends to Ann Arbor – Marty Stuart and Ricky Skaggs – to raise money for groups including The Saline Fiddlers.

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