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Sunday, 2013 Mar 24th

Saline City Council holds a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday night at City Hall to discuss strategic planning and goals.

 

The Saline Hornets track and field teams opened the season by winning the Kermit Ambrose Huron Relays at Eastern Michigan University Saturday.

And the Saline Huskies didn’t do so bad, either.

On the girls’ side, Saline High School finished with 64 points, 20 more than second-place Northville. A second Saline team, the “Saline Northern Huskies,” finished seventh with 24 points.

The Saline Hornet boys finished first with 62 points. Oak Park was second. The Saline Huskies were eighth.

Saturday, 2013 Mar 23rd

Wells are planned for Kohler Farm property in Section 15 of the township. The No Paxton group said another well is planned for the Feldkamp Farm.

Saline High School senior Alyssa Cummings, captain of the regional and SEC Red champion cross country team, has committed to Ferris State University, according to running website MileSplit.com.

Cummings had been considering Grand Valley State University and Indiana Purdue-Fort Wayne, according to the report.

 

Saline Area Schools Board of Education will meet Tuesday night to study athletic and activities fees and evaluate the performance of Superintendent Scot Graden.

The quarterly evaluation of Superintendent Graden will take place during closed session.

The discussion about athletics and activity fees will take place as the district begins planning ways to deal with a cash crunch caused in part by Gov. Rick Snyder’s recent budget and an expected drop in enrollment.

Nearly 70 employers from the greater Washtenaw County area will be on hand at WCC’s 16th annual Spring Job Fair on Tuesday.

Joy Bucher, a Saline area Jazzercise instructor and owner of Saline Jazzercise, will offer a citywide free-for-all  25th anniversary Jazzercise Open House on April 13 at Saline Jazzercise Fitness Center, 1209 N. Industrial Dr.

“This event allows me to thank all the students who have made Jazzercise a success in Saline,” Bucher said. “I also want to give the public an opportunity to see what Jazzercise is all about.”

 

 

Joy Bucher, a Saline area Jazzercise instructor and owner of Saline Jazzercise, will offer a citywide free-for-all  25th anniversary Jazzercise Open House on April 13 at Saline Jazzercise Fitness Center, 1209 N. Industrial Dr.

“This event allows me to thank all the students who have made Jazzercise a success in Saline,” Bucher said. “I also want to give the public an opportunity to see what Jazzercise is all about.”

Max Balden led the Ypsilanti Visitors and Convention Bureau and was assistant director of the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce.

Friday, 2013 Mar 22nd

 

Last fall, Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation mandating that Michigan public school students be provided the opportunity to recite the Pledge of Allegiance each morning. The legislation also requires public schools to display the United States flag in each classroom or in another site where kids can recite the Pledge of Allegiance..

What the legislation, which takes effect later this year, did not do is offer schools money to pay for new flags.

Thursday, 2013 Mar 21st

The school district has conducted 46 drills so far this year, and 26 more random emergency drills are planned.

As always, our market has an abundance of produce, baked goods, eggs, meat, coffee, honey, maple syrup, and beautiful hand-made items - 20-25 vendors weekly.

Open 9am-noon, Saturdays - through April 27 at Liberty School.  Starting May 4 we move to our outdoor location downtown on S. Ann Arbor St.  I bet we are all thinking about warmth and Spring flowers!

Visit us this Saturday.

Website:  cityofsaline.org/farmersmarket.  Like us on Facebook

 

 

Mayor Marl urged members of Saline City Council to attend a meeting at 5 p.m., March 28 at Pittsfield Township Hall. He said leaders from other interested Washtenaw County communities will attend.

The average age of death in Sylvan, York and Ypsilanti Townships starts at 64 years. In contrast, it is over 76 years in Bridgewater Township, Saline and Ann Arbor.

The legislation will fund more than 100 projects in Michigan, including 49 emergency dredging projects.

Wednesday, 2013 Mar 20th

Rob White was named MIAAA Region 6 Athletic Director of the Year Award

Enbridge Pipeline is conducting tests in the Saline Area today.

Enbridge Pipelines (Toledo) Inc. is planning to conduct a hydrostatic pressure test on the leased segment of the Wolverine Pipeline, Line 79 Pipeline System, which impacts portions of Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Anyone observing a leak during the testing period is asked to call their emergency line at (800) 858-5253, which is answered 24 hours a day.

The following message was sent by Pittsfield Township:

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