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Saturday, 2013 Mar 16th

What does it take to own a business?

Saline area residents can find out at the free Saline Franchise Seminar that will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 16, at Saline City Hall.

The event is being sponsored by the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce.

The idea behind the Free Saline Franchise Seminar is to explore the possibilities of owning a small business, learning the many ways to finance it, where to locate it and, most of all, what learning what kind of business you are most likely to succeed in making a return on your investment.

Friday, 2013 Mar 15th

Jeff Dowling is Citizen of the Year, Joy Ely won the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Helen Martin won the George A Anderson Vision Award.

Saline librarian Katie Mitchell served on a committee that compiles a list of books featuring characters who are great role models for girls. Many of those books are now on in the classroom library at Saline Alternative High School.

The Spring Craft Show takes place March 16 at Saline Middle School.

Beginning in April, SCTN will record and broadcast school board meetings. The meetings will also be available for viewing on the Internet.

Thursday, 2013 Mar 14th

 

 

In this, Saline Area Players’ 40th year, I have spent some time looking at old scrapbooks from our group that are now housed in the Saline District Library in the reference room.  They have lots of old photos and newspaper articles about the group over the years.  If you check them out, you’ll probably find people you know, or knew, and be surprised that many of the people that were part of the group in the early years are still in Saline, and some have family still involved.

Located in the heart of downtown Saline, Joy Ely's Pineapple House celebrates 30 years of making homes and places more beautiful this year.

In conjunction with Two Twelve Arts Center, From Around Here Productions will present a staged reading of "Clutter", a new drama by Ypsilanti resident Brian Cox, April 12 and 13 at 8 p.m.

"Clutter" is the story of a man facing a difficult decision who in the course of the play explores the nature of his relationships as a father, son, and husband. In the end, he must decide a course of action that challenges his flawed understanding of love and commitment.

The Spring Craft Show takes place March 16 at Saline Middle School.

Visitation is from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home. Funeral Services are at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Wednesday, 2013 Mar 13th

REMINDER: Due to the craft show, the Market will be closed this Saturday, March 16. We will return on Saturday, March 23.

Easter is coming and we will have lots of chocolate and other goodies for baskets on March 23 and March 30. See you then.

Drivers typically work from 6 to 9 a.m. and 2 to 5 p.m..

The Spring Craft Show takes place March 16 at Saline Middle School.

Saline State Rep. Driskell is sponsoring legislation that demands open, honest and accountable government, according to a press release from her office.

Tuesday, 2013 Mar 12th

The barn, now used for a windmill display and for theater productions, was selected as a Barn of the Year by the Michigan Barn Preservation Network.

Driskell will be at My Favorite Cafe, 101 S. Ann Arbor St., Saline, from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, March 16.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Friday at Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home.

The big news out of Monday’s joint meeting of Saline City Council and Saline Board of Education is the formation of an ad hoc committee to study the consolidation of the city’s Parks and Recreation department and school district’s Community Education department.

There are two Plante Moran recommendations being considered: Functional consolidation and full consolidation.

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