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Wednesday, 2013 Dec 04th

Councillor Lee Bourgoin, criticized by peers at a November meeting for wasting city staff's time, said Mayor Brian Marl's and Councillor Dean Girbach's attempts stifle his quest for information are "attacks on the democratic process."

Johnny Strawbridge loved playing the guitar, fishing, snowmobiling, camping and the outdoors.

Gerald Janeczek,who worked for Ford Motor Company for 37 years, is survived by his wife, three children and many grandchildren.

Coach Waltz and the girls opened the 2013-14 season in style, defeating Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 47-25. Here's our photo gallery from the game.

A well-known newsman in Southeast Michigan and Washtenaw County, Tom Johnston was known to many young swimmers at the Rec Center as a coach.

Amanda Zylstra and the Hornets shook off the early game rust and won in convincing fashion against Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central Tuesday, 47-25.

Saline outscored SMCC 18-1 in the third quarter to take over.

Tuesday, 2013 Dec 03rd

The Saline Area Fire Department has launched its annual Toys for Tots program to make sure 149 under privileged children will have gifts this Christmas.

The fatal overdose would be the third in seven months in the City of Saline. The Saline Area Fire Department responded to two other calls Monday.

City of Saline residents may soon say goodbye to their 16-gallon recycling tubs. In their place, if City Council votes for change at the Dec. 16 meeting, will be 96-gallon carts, the same size as the ones used to haul out the trash. As part of the new program, recycling would take place every other week instead of every week.

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
-Lao Tzu
When you are grateful- when you can see what you have-you unlock blessing that flow in your life.

Monday, 2013 Dec 02nd

The students were among thousands of Michigan musicians who took part in a rigorous blind audition to make the all-state band.

The students were among thousands of Michigan musicians who took part in a rigorous blind audition to make the all-state band.

Every year, Fiddlers ReStrung and the Saline Area Fire Department partner on this benefit concert. Over the past six years, the Fire Department and Fiddlers ReStrung have collected more than 5,500 toys distributed by Saline Area Social Services.

A Tuesday morning bankruptcy auction is expected to result in new owners for the Commons at Sauk Trail shopping plaza on Saline's east-side.

People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try to see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?
-Nhat Hanh
Count your blessings - not your troubles!
-Dale Carnegie

Oscar’s Sports and Grill has replaced Wings-Pizza-N-Things at 6877 State St., Suite D. Yet the proprietors, Oscar and Maria Cotero, remain the same. And the food choices will only get better, according to Oscar.

Saline High School senior Mehul Kulkarni finds time to get top marks even while he's involved in Science Olympiad, Saline Youth Council, NHS, Student Council, and Fiddlers ReStrung. He hopes to study civil engineering at University of Michigan, University of Illinois or MIT.

Milan's Kari Morningstar, one of 150 crafters at Friday's Saline Craft Show, paints fairy scenes on Brazilian Agate.

Saline City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday at city hall.