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Saturday, 2013 May 11th

Saline Area Schools screened the documentary "Bully" on Wednesday, and then hosted a panel on the issue.

Friday, 2013 May 10th

Saturday's Drive4UrSchool test drive event at Harvest Elementary School could raise $6,000 for Saline Area Schools music programs

Sign up to craft on May 18th - all proceeds go to buying flags for Saline's classrooms.

The Saline Area Chamber of Commerce helped Susan Kirk Rosales celebrate the grand opening of her State Farm Insurance office with a ribbon cutting May 9.

 

Meet Morty – Saline’s very own purple, tam-wearing, Celtic Mastodon. He’s suave…debonair…fun-loving…and he’s the mascot for our first-ever Mastodon Mayhem Challenge – a test of strength and stamina for the hale and hearty, a morning in the park for those who love mud and muck and mayhem, a jog for those who prefer their runs robust!

 

If that describes you or the workout warrior you want to be, sign up today to join Morty for this exciting run that opens this year’s Celtic Festival.

 

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20 games into the season, and the Lady Hornets have experienced defeat only once (and even that was debatable).

Saline’s varsity softball team added two more victories to the ledger Thursday, defeating Lincoln 9-0 and 6-0. The Hornets improved to 19-1 this season.

Kristina Zalewski tossed a one-hit shutout against Lincoln in the opener. The senior flamethrower struck out eight Railsplitters while walking three.

Saline defeated Lincoln 5-2 and 6-5, but the Hornets were sloppy at times.

Thursday, 2013 May 09th

 

State Representative Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline) invites residents to join her for a coffee hour to discuss their thoughts and ideas about how she can best represent and address the needs of her constituents.

Driskell will host coffee hours:

· Saturday, May 11, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Grand Traverse Pie Co., 291 N. Zeeb Road in Scio Township.

Heritage Elementary School Principal Les Sharon and Saline Middle School Principal David Raft will be puckering up to some pork if a fundraiser for a local Destination ImagiNation team is successful.

 

Hat Trick for Mulder

The Saline varsity soccer team defeated Dexter 5-0 Thursday at Saline High School.

Sophomore Taylor Mulder scored three goals for the Hornets. Caitlin Ellis and Macy Holmberg also scored. Keepers Hanna Sheth and Sofia Sweier shared the shut out.

Varsity Girls LAX Wins in Romp

Saline’s varsity girls lacrosse team beat Tecumseh, 21-2, Thursday night at home.

 

Saline High School senior Jessica Lipa earned the National Merit Scholarship

The district also honored outgoing seniors.

Wednesday, 2013 May 08th

 

Police Find Man Behind Shopping Plaza With Tools, Drugs

An Ann Arbor man could face several charges after being arrested with tools and suspected drugs behind the Commons at Sauk shopping plaza in the wee hours of the morning May 7.

A Saline Police officer on patrol behind the plaza at 4:21 a.m. spotted a Jeep with its headlights off,  parked on a small drive that runs alongside Tractor Supply.

Many Mother’s Day gifts are available at the market including beautiful hanging baskets, potted plants, flowering shrubs, vegetable and herb plants, unique and one of a kind yard art, candles, soaps, lip balms, lotions, hand-crafted wood bowls, pen sets, beautiful silver jewelry, hand-made purses and more.  Baked goods are plentiful including coffee cake (a favorite of our customers), delicious breads, muffins, cookies, and granola. 

Specialty items include maple syrup, coffee, and eggs.  Spring produce is in including asparagus (yum!), lettuce, arugula and more.

Tori Monge, a member of Troop 771, created 5 different bird houses along new trail linking the library and Brecon Park.

City Council nix an old development agreement and allow Johnson Controls the easement to develop the property into a park-like area.

Saying tax cut not needed, Bourgoin says city has money “squirreled away." Mayor Marl and other council members appear to be getting impatient with their colleague.

Tuesday, 2013 May 07th

After a month of debate, city council voted 6-1 to have Swisher agent and Saline resident Tony Caprarese market the properties, which the city hopes will be sold, developed and help contribute to an economic recovery.

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