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Thursday, 2012 Nov 29th

For the first time, the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce is awarding the "Santa Cup" to the business who builds the best float in the parade.


Open 9am-noon every Saturday (closed March 16) November-April at Liberty School, 7265 Saline Ann Arbor Road.

Winter tax bills are due at 5 p.m., Feb. 14.


The blaze forced six people from their downtown apartment late last night and some family members were treated for injuries.

Police & Fire

The program, being supported by a $75,000 Foundation For Saline Area Schools fundraising campaign, will be implemented next year at Harvest, Woodland Meadows and Pleasant Ridge elementary schools.


Wednesday, 2012 Nov 28th

Graden steered the district through four contract negotiations and the hiring of a new high school principal last year. The board hasn't determined if he'll receive a raise after taking a $12,000 pay cut in 2011.


From time to time you have a question about a Saline Post article or other around town.

The Saline Post will try to get answers.

Janet Miller was disappointed last year when she stood in line for the show but was turned away when the Saline Middle School auditorium reached capacity. She tried to buy tickets early this year, but not early enough. Tickets sold out within days of going on sale Oct. 1. Miller asked why the concert wasn't moved to a bigger venue.

This year, the Saline Area Fire Department is collecting and wrapping toys for 143 Saline-area kids.

With no money in the budget, the Saline Police Department is turning to the community for help to buy weapons police say will help them do their job more efficiently and safely.

Police & Fire

The Hornets snapped a two-game slump with a 6-5 overtime win against Dexter.


Tuesday, 2012 Nov 27th

The school district's strategic framework review committee began work at a meeting at Liberty School Monday night.


The hard-working and ultra-competitive Chelsey Bishop, who led the state in scoring as a sophomore, received interest from more than a dozen schools.


Monday, 2012 Nov 26th

Five Saline residents reported their homes or vehicles were struck by vandals Nov. 21-22.

Police & Fire

There are no Brian Marl and Glenn Law supporters with the election behind us, Marl writes. There are only people who wish to do what is right for Saline.


A Mass of Resurrection will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church.


The Saline Area Schools district began its strategic planning process Monday night. The process began with 75 people introducing themselves and speaking about their pride in the school district..

Here's a sample of what was said.


Everything we do, we do as well as possible

Transport team that brings kids safely to school each day.

Quality of education children receive

Excellence that is recognized throughout the state.

Never ending quest to be a little better each day

The city is replacing Allan Grossman, who has been city attorney for 52 years.


Sunday, 2012 Nov 25th

Saline senior QB Tyler Palka earned special mention when the Associated Press named its Division 1-2 All-State football team.


Lessons learned from a season of watching Joe Palka's Saline varsity football team.


Downtown Saline needs to capitalize on its historic architecture and develop as a center of activity and commerce, according to the Main Street baseline assessment.