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Friday, 2019 Aug 30th

A three-hour stand-off ended peacefully Friday morning when a suspect agreed to exit a home on the 6300 block of West Michigan and turn himself into Pittsfield Police.

Police & Fire

Beating Chippewa Valley was going to be a tall order to begin with. Doing it without two senior starters who came out of the game early proved to be too much for Saline, who lost 35-21, to Chippewa Valley at Wayne State University’s Adams Field Thursday night.


Thursday, 2019 Aug 29th

It has been a great week at the fair so far so make plans now to join in the fair fun. When you are in the white exhibit building at the fair be sure to check out the great photos taken by Saline High School instructor Mr. Rodriguez’s Photography Class while on their educational field trip to the fair on August 28th


Saline Farmers Market  vendor list for 8/31

LIVE music with The Native Heart 9am-noon



•Euphoric TreeFort- vegan, soy based geek culture candles in an assortment of unique scents 

•Lavender And Grace- Lavender plants as well as lavender infused oils and vinegars, body scrubs, soaking salts, lavender infused soaps and more! 

•Wielfaert Farm and Greenhouse- seasonal produce including zucchini, squash and more

MetroEHS Pediatric Therapy to Open MetroPrep Academy in September 2019


One of Washtenaw County’s favorite barbecue joints is coming to Saline.


Saline High School's team won the Ag Olympics at the Saline Community Fair Wednesday evening.

Thursday was Saline Schools Day at the Fair, which continues through this weekend at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds. And with school in session a week earlier this year, the school district decided to bring the Ag Olympics back to the fair.

"Historically, the first week of school always coincided with the week of the fair," Graden said.

On Wednesdays, students would have a half day of school, Graden recalled, and school buses would drop kids off at the fair.


Saline and Dexter battled to a scoreless tie in varsity soccer action at Hornet Stadium Wednesday.

Sam Herner made several stops in goal for the Hornets, who survived two late free kicks.

The Hornets return to action Tuesday at Rochester Adams.


Chippewa Valley defeated Saline, 40-14, in junior varsity football action at Saline High School Wednesday.



Wednesday, 2019 Aug 28th

A successful Saline Schools Day was held on Wednesday and many Saline Area students and programs were showcased in several different events. Introduced as the 2019-20 Saline Community Fair Ambassadors were Lee Blumenauer, Tess Carichner, Kaitlyn Higgins and Annie Rothfuss. The fair has greatly appreciated the partnership with the schools and the many staff and groups who have worked with the fairboard to bring new and renewed activities to the fair.


What: Saline (11-2) vs Chippewa Valley (14-0)
When: 7 p.m., Thursday, Xenith Prep Kickoff Classic


This week, we wanted to focus on something we really love: group work! In the past, we have shared some opportunities in the area for various groups and group presentations. Mental health concerns can be scary and isolating, and even if we seek out treatment or reach out to friends and family, sometimes we can still feel pretty alone. In some of the darker times, like when dealing with grief or depression or the stress of parenting, we can feel like we’re drowning and no one around us can relate!

Here we are, in back to school season! Backpacks are packed full of new pencils and folders and everyone is feeling summer slip through their fingers. Stress is in the air! 

Every year, we try to focus many of our blogs on topics that are relevant for the time of year, in particular times that are challenging and full of change, like transitioning seasons or changes in school schedules. We do this because we know how change can make us feel - like whatever semblance of control we had is falling away! How can we nurture ourselves and our kids through transitions? 

Tuesday, 2019 Aug 27th

The fair officially opens with Saline Schools Day on Wednesday, August 28 at 9 a.m. New for 2019 is a special all day admission price of $5 for ages 11 and over. The Cement Slab Tractor Pull will take place on the track in front of the grandstand beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing throughout the day and evening until all tractors have pulled. Returning for a second year is the Inclusion Day special where our special needs friends and their helper will receive free admission on Wednesday until 3 p.m.

Saline Chelsea Ski Team Logo

The Saline-Chelsea Ski Team will be having an interest meeting to discuss plans for the upcoming ski season and answer any questions.

September 19 at 6:30PM

Saline High School Hornet Hub

Please visit our website for more information.


Monday, 2019 Aug 26th

On Thursday, August 29, the Washtenaw County Road Commission will begin a road resurfacing project on Campus Parkway between Industrial Drive and Community Drive in Pittsfield Township.

The road will not be closed to traffic, but delays are likely due to lane restrictions. WCRC is coordinating with Saline Community Schools to minimize the impact but there will be some delays to school traffic during this project.

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


If you have driven past the fairgrounds over the past two days you have seen lots of activity.  Animals have arrived, non-livestock exhibits have been entered, displays have been set up, the food wagons are parked in their new location for the next week, and the carnival rides are being assembled.


The Saline Area Fire Department’s Summerfest Firehouse Chicken raised close to $35,000 for the department.

The annual chicken barbecue was a hit – with firefighters selling out in less than three hours.

Police & Fire