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Thursday, 2013 Feb 28th

For now, parents, students and staff will notice more locked doors and changes to pickup and drop-off procedures. More changes loom.

Schools

Elmore Ray faces several charges, including four counts of assault with intent to murder, after allegedly shooting at vehicles on U.S. 23 near Michigan Avenue.

Police & Fire

The annual show, which features 150 crafters and vendors, is a major fundraiser for programs supported by Saline Community Education.

Arts & Entertainment

Nate O'Sullivan, Taylor Ticknor and Alex Cornelius begin wrestling at the Palace of Auburn Hills Thursday.

Sports

A 911 caller reported seeing a man dressed in a trench coat, firing a gun into traffic. No injuries were reported and no vehicles were struck, according to police.

Police & Fire

 

Two SEC Red Rivals who split a pair of games in the regular season will meet in Friday’s Class A District Final at Monroe High School.

Saline defeated Ypsilanti Lincoln, 51-37, and Bedford defeated Monroe, 30-23, in Wednesday’s district semifinals. The Lady Hornets and Kicking Mules will meet at 7 p.m. Friday for the district championship. Last year, the Kicking Mules defeated the Lady Hornets in the district championship game at Saline.

This season, Bedford won the first matchup at Saline, 41-33. On Jan. 29, the Hornets went down to Bedford and won 40-33.

Driskell will be at the Coffee Mill in Manchester to meet with constituents from 9 to 11 a.m., March 2.

Government

Wednesday, 2013 Feb 27th

A decision on athletics events and other activities will be made later in the day.

Schools

In the wake of the Newtown shootings, the Board of Education held a study session on school climate.

Schools

Students with a quality point average of 3.60 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) for a semester's work are placed on the College's Dean's Honor List.

The event is an opportunity to meet the representative, discuss local and state matters, and hear about upcoming legislative initiatives

Government

Tuesday's winter storm created a busy night for Saline firefighters.

Police & Fire

Tuesday, 2013 Feb 26th

On Wednesday night, Rep. Gretchen Driskell and other area Democratic State Reps held Listening Tour at the Washtenaw ISD building.

Opinions

There were no serious injuries in a vehice-vs-semi truck crash on Michigan Avenue near Feldkamp Road just after 3:30 p.m.

Police & Fire

The grant will pay for new turnout gear – gloves, helmets, jackets, pants and more.

Police & Fire

 

Humor does not rescue us from unhappiness, but enables us to move back from it a little.

-Mason Cooley

 

A winter storm watch is in effect from 2 p.m. Tuesday until 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Community News

School board meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Liberty School.

Schools

Monday, 2013 Feb 25th

Well folks I have been addressing a lot of issues and concerns in this column – parents, spouses, and colleagues, have written to ask their questions. Now its my turn to ask, and I want to ask the burning questions I’ve had since my own son started school – not high school, not middle school, just school. Thankfully I didn’t live in New York City where the Race begins in pre-school, or rather the Race starts with parents trying to get their kids into the “best” preschools.

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