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Sunday, 2013 Apr 07th

A quick-thinking neighbor knocked down a small house fire in the River Ridge neighborhood Sunday evening.

The Saline Area Fire Department was dispatched to a Dundee Street home at 7:48 p.m. after several neighbors called 911 to report a house fire.

"By the time we got there the fire was out," Fire Chief Craig Hoeft said. 

Hoeft said a boy was playing with matches and caused a fire that spread to siding on a home. A neighbor with a garden hose put the fire out by the time firefighters arrived just six minutes after receiving the call.

 

Join  your Saline friends and family for a toe tapping and foot stomping good time! The 5th Corner Teen Center, Saline’s only student-driven safe space, is co-hosting a fundraising concert and farm event Sunday, May 19. Scio Church Stables is throwing open the gates and welcoming everyone to take in the country views while listening to the fancy-fiddling of the Saline Fiddlers.

Charles Bogren, an aide to U.S. Congressmen Tim Walberg, R-Tipton, told city council that Walberg was working to repeal Obamacare and weaken clean air and clean water regulations.

Trent Theisen drove in eight runs on the day for the Hornets, off to a 3-0 start

UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI (readMedia)-- Kristin Borger from Saline, Mich., has been named to the Dean's List at Saginaw Valley State University for the fall 2012 semester, along with 2,059 other students.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.4 or better.

 

MANCHESTER — State Representatives Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline), Jeff Irwin(D-Ann Arbor) and Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) held a press conference Friday in Manchester to report on the response Democrats received during their recent statewide, Real State of Our State Listening Tour. Driskell held a Listening Tour in her district on Feb. 25.

Saline High School to send Men’s and Women’s Varsity 8’s to the 18th Annual Lubber’s Cup Regatta. Crew team hopes to break ground on new home on Ford Lake.

Saturday, 2013 Apr 06th

From Around Here Productions offers Clutter, April 12 and 13 at Riverside Arts Center in Ypsilanti.

In a sign that spring has sprung, the Hornet baseball team opens its season Saturday

Friday, 2013 Apr 05th

 

State Representative Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline) invites residents to join her for a coffee hour to discuss their thoughts and ideas about how she can best represent and address the needs of her constituents.

Driskell will host coffee hours: 

Saline Main Street Kicked off the 2013 Downtown Flower Program.

An occupant of a vehicle that crashed into a tree was transported by Huron Valley Ambulance to University of Michigan Hospital in stable condition Thursday night.

The Saline Area Fire Department was transported to Saline-Milan Road, north of Judd Road, in York Township at 9;47 p.m. Thursday. According to Washtenaw County Sheriff Sgt. Geoff Fox, a vehicle went off the road and struck a tree.

It’s springtime! And though the weather is still a bit chilly, it’s time to think about adding the majesty and splendor of flowers to our gorgeous downtown area.

This year, Saline Main Street will once again be growing beautiful flowers in the hanging baskets and planters downtown. But to do that, we need your help. As a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, Saline Main Street relies on sponsorships to complete the projects that enhance our downtown area. You can help by sponsoring a hanging basket or planter in Downtown Saline that will beautify our streets!

Downtown Diner Stays Open Later to Serve Smoked Meats

Fresh off the success of its successful pasties, a new idea is cooking at the Saline Downtown Diner. Owner Jeff Tritton announced Thursday that the diner, at 131 E. Michigan Ave., will begin staying open into the evenings on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The diner wants to stay open later to serve the new barbecue smoked meats.

Reincarnations Resale Converting to Antique Mall and Consignment Shop

Memorial Service will take place on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Christ Our King Lutheran Church. Visitation is Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home.

Participating health providers wrote “prescriptions” for their low-income patients to eat more fruits and vegetables. Patients redeemed their prescriptions at local farmers’ markets where they purchased fresh produce. Fruit and vegetable consumption rose.

Thursday, 2013 Apr 04th

 

After 25 years, the Saline Area Historical Society continues to look ahead to help the community glance into the past.

Member Mary Lirones recently updated Saline City Council on the society’s activities with the 2012 annual report.

The Saline Area Fire Department and Bubba from W4 Country invite the public out for a free pancake and sausage breakfast before school, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., April 12 at the firehall.

Fire Chief Craig Hoeft said the annual open house is a great way to start the day with your child.

"We offer a free breakfast. There are lots of fun things to do for kids, who can check out all of our equipment and gear. We've got some of the trucks from the county coming in, too. So it's a lot of fun,' Hoeft said.

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