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Saturday, 2012 Nov 24th

Ever wonder what Christmas was like in Saline in the old days? You can learn Dec. 8-9 at the Rentschler Farm Museum.


Friday, 2012 Nov 23rd

Goals for the upcoming year include more events, a social media strategy and creation of an adopt-a-park program.


Andrew Bonczyk, son of John and Cynthia Bonczyk, impressed city council with his plan to replace the community sign at the fire department. To help, with the $2,000 project, you can write a check to the Friends of the Saline Area Fire Department.


Come out and see “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” in Downtown Saline Nov. 29-30 and Dec 1-2 at Stone Arch

The Saline Indoor Winter Farmers Market is a great place to shop for produce, baked goods, eggs, meat, honey, maple syrup, speciality items and gifts for the holidays.

Open 9am-noon every Saturday, November-April (closed March 16) at Liberty School, 7265 Saline Ann Arbor Rd.  It's nice and warm inside and the vendors are offering so many delicious produce and baked goods as well as practical items such as soaps and lip balms and beautiful items to give as gifts.

Saline teachers raised nearly $1,000 to help stock the shelves at Saline Area Social Services. The organization can use donations of food and cash. Residents can also support the Saline Area Fire Department Toys for Tots program for the social agency.


Thursday, 2012 Nov 22nd

Could Houghton Elementary School be transformed into an arts and cultural center for Saline?


Today is Thanksgiving Day. That means the holiday season is here.

Here’s a look at some of upcoming holiday attractions in and around Saline.

Until Dec. 19 – Santa’s Mailbox at Michigan Avenue and Ann Arbor Street. About 500 children a year drop letters in the box. The Saline Area Chamber of Commerce and Saline High School Seniors work to make sure Santa answers as many letters as possible. Letters should include a return address.


Coach Drew Denzin knew his young Saline Hornets hockey team was in for a challenge when they faced Ann Arbor Pioneer at the Ice Cube in Wednesday night's annual Thanksgiving Eve game.

But he didn't expect a penalty-filled, mercy-shortened 8-0 loss.

Anthony Moran and Jason Maezes each scored two goals and Lolus Marr had four assists for the Pioneers in a game that featured 23 penalties.

Saline  fell to 1-2 overall and 1-1 in the SEC.

Wednesday, 2012 Nov 21st

Plastics News reported on the renovations taking place at Faurecia.

Tuesday, 2012 Nov 20th

Mayor-elect Brian Marl invited all Saline residents to join him for an upcoming coffee hour event to hear their questions and concerns.



With my state House tenure concluding at the end of the year, I'd like to take this time to thank everyone for giving me the immense honor of representing them at the Michigan Capitol.

Voting on key issues on the state House floor is certainly a big part of the job, but more importantly to me was the ongoing role of helping local residents with their issues and concerns.  I will forever cherish my interactions with the people of the 52nd House District, and how gratifying it was to be able to help them in some small way to improve their lives. 


Here's a brief run down of the action at Monday's Saline City Council meeting.


Monday, 2012 Nov 19th

Saline resident Walt Byers, recently named Saline District President for the Bank of Ann Arbor, said construction should be finished in December and the opening should take place after the holidays.


Saline's swimmers set school records in six of 12 events at Saturday's state meet.

Sunday, 2012 Nov 18th

The annual Hometown Holiday concert takes place Dec. 2 at Saline High School. Residents can drop off toys at the Saline Area Fire Department.

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The Saline High School girls swim and dive battled for a state championship at Saturday's MHSAA Division 1 championship in Holland.

Saline finished third behind the champs from Holland West Ottawa and Farmington Hills Mercy.

For coverage of the event, click here.

For the official results, click here.


Saturday, 2012 Nov 17th

The Saline Hornets clawed, fought and swam for every last point, right down to the last meet, but they settled for third place at Saturday’s MHSAA Division 1 championship girls’ swim and dive meet at the Holland Aquatics Center.

Saline finished with 266 points, 27.5 points behind the champions from Holland West Ottawa and six points behind Farmington Hills Mercy.

Saline coach Todd Brunty said he was proud of the way his team competed.


Friday, 2012 Nov 16th

An open house for Gage will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Harold's Barbershop.


Saline has some work to do, but they're in the hunt for their third swim and dive state championship in four years.