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Tuesday, 2018 May 08th

You're probably familiar with the term "Honey-Do List." These can range from quickly-checked-off tasks that are small, to larger sweat-inducing projects that can consume a weekend or more. Some simply serve to make life easier. Others can mean the difference between living safely or in a situation of greater risk.

Community

Saline swept a doubleheader from Pioneer to improve to 11-0 in the SEC Red Monday.

Playing at home, Saline won 10-2 and 6-4.

Sports

On Monday, May 7, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) re-opened both sections of Platt Road in York and Pittsfield Townships.

In the coming days, there will be intermittent lane closures on these sections of Platt Road so WCRC can complete road shoulder work.

Government

For the first time in program history, the Saline varsity boys’ lacrosse team went undefeated in the SEC Red. Saline defeated Pioneer, 17-8, Wednesday, and then beat Skyline, 13-9, Saturday, to wrap up the historic season.

Sports

Monday, 2018 May 07th

The smallest line items cause the rigamaroles for Saline City Council at budget time. Last year, it was an extra $10,000 for Saline Main Street. This year, it’s $8,000 for the Saline Farmers Market.

Opinions

Saline won its first invitational of the year last Tuesday at The Grande Golf Club. Saline shot a season-low 328. Grant Terris led the way with an 80 - good for second place overall. Jack Woods and Tim Wageman shot 81 to finish third. All three made the all-tournament team. Josh Finn shot 86 to complete the scoring.

Sports

Hey all, I hope you're enjoying this spring weather. Springtime is a great time to talk about art, isn't it?

Health

The Golden Triangle race was held Friday and Saturday at Saline High School, attracting teams from all over Michigan and the region.

Sports

The Washtenaw County Road Commission is hosting a public forum on construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Moon Road and Bemis Road on the border of York and Pittsfield Townships. The roundabout will be similar to the one built at Ann Arbor-Saline Road and Textile Road in 2016.
The forum will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., May 17 at the York Township Hall, located at 11560 Stony Creek Rd Milan

Government

Sunday, 2018 May 06th

More than 600 students were in attendance at the Big House for the Saline High School prom Saturday evening. The theme for the night was "Night at Gatsby's."

Emily Klemptner and Ben Phelps were crowned Prom Queen and Prom King.

Most of the students dressed in traditional prom attire, wearing tuxedos and gowns. Some of the chaperones and staff donned the feathers and other Roaring 20s garb. 

Schools

Friday, 2018 May 04th

Homecoming weekend may come sooner than fall for Andrew Parrish.

Schools

On Monday, May 7, the Washtenaw County Road Commission will close Saline-Milan Road between Moon Road and Jewell Road in York Township due to resurface the road.

A detour will be posted for all through traffic. All property owners and residents internal to the project limits will be provided access to and from their property by the contractor.

The road improvements are expected to take approximately two weeks. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

Government

For the third year in a row, Saline Areas Schools is owner of four new school buses thanks to bond funds approved by city voters in November of 2015.

Operations Specialist Tracey Mulcare said the district took delivery of the shiny yellow, diesel-powered rigs just days ago.

Schools

Saline and Novi tied 4-4 in action at Novi May 2.

In singles, Madison Caldwell defeated Jordana Krstovski 4-6, 7-5 and 10-5. Carly Hiner defeated Ashley Zhou, 6-2 and 6-0.

In doubles, Aly Heider and Zoe Ellsworth defeated Katie Xie and Katie Valade, 6-4 and 6-2. Megan Foley and Saige Jost defeated Brittany O'Connell and Michelle Wang, 4-6, 6-4 and 10-4.

Sports

Jack O’Keefe hit two bases-loaded doubles and drove in six runs as Saline defeated Monroe, 13-3, Wednesday, to sweep the season series with the Trojans.

Sports

As the Saline Farmers Market is about to open for its 19th year, there’s some debate among city leaders about the market’s viability.
The market, founded in April 2000, is an official function of city government. Over the years, the market grew. In 2010, a summer weekday market was held at the Saline District Library. Also in 2010, the first winter market was held. The winter market moved to Liberty School in 2011.

Government

Thursday, 2018 May 03rd

Saline native and military veteran Kate Melcher with her dad, Joe Melcher.

Saline High School graduate Kate Melcher’s life was changed by her military service, and now she is using her experiences and skills to help other military veterans through serving on the board of the Fisher House Michigan and, more recently, through the University of Michigan’s Buddy-to-Buddy program.

Community

Police arrested an 18-year-old Saline man accused to stealing $6.75 worth of beer and wine from Busch’s Fresh Food Market around 5 p.m., April 29. A manager at the store called police to report he witnessed a suspect steal two bottles of wine and get into a white station wagon with tinted windows. Police arrived and stopped the vehicle as it was leaving.

Police & Fire

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