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Friday, 2013 Apr 05th

It’s springtime! And though the weather is still a bit chilly, it’s time to think about adding the majesty and splendor of flowers to our gorgeous downtown area.

This year, Saline Main Street will once again be growing beautiful flowers in the hanging baskets and planters downtown. But to do that, we need your help. As a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, Saline Main Street relies on sponsorships to complete the projects that enhance our downtown area. You can help by sponsoring a hanging basket or planter in Downtown Saline that will beautify our streets!

Downtown Diner Stays Open Later to Serve Smoked Meats

Fresh off the success of its successful pasties, a new idea is cooking at the Saline Downtown Diner. Owner Jeff Tritton announced Thursday that the diner, at 131 E. Michigan Ave., will begin staying open into the evenings on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The diner wants to stay open later to serve the new barbecue smoked meats.

Reincarnations Resale Converting to Antique Mall and Consignment Shop

Memorial Service will take place on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Christ Our King Lutheran Church. Visitation is Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home.

Participating health providers wrote “prescriptions” for their low-income patients to eat more fruits and vegetables. Patients redeemed their prescriptions at local farmers’ markets where they purchased fresh produce. Fruit and vegetable consumption rose.

Thursday, 2013 Apr 04th


After 25 years, the Saline Area Historical Society continues to look ahead to help the community glance into the past.

Member Mary Lirones recently updated Saline City Council on the society’s activities with the 2012 annual report.

The Saline Area Fire Department and Bubba from W4 Country invite the public out for a free pancake and sausage breakfast before school, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., April 12 at the firehall.

Fire Chief Craig Hoeft said the annual open house is a great way to start the day with your child.

"We offer a free breakfast. There are lots of fun things to do for kids, who can check out all of our equipment and gear. We've got some of the trucks from the county coming in, too. So it's a lot of fun,' Hoeft said.

Here's how the Lady Hornets varsity basketball went from being haunted by a loss to hunting for glory.

City council launched a new task force and recommissioned two older task forces at Monday's meeting.

Wednesday, 2013 Apr 03rd

Dr. Smita Nagpal answers two parents' questions about talking to teens about drugs and alcohol.

The man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 23 near Carpenter Road.

Tuesday, 2013 Apr 02nd

The church is buying 3.4 acres from its neighbors at the UAW and wants to use it for recreation.

The Saline Area Historical Society is hosting an open house for local residents who might considering volunteering at the Rentschler Farm or Saline Railroad Depot Museum.


The Saline Area Historical Society is hosting an open house for local residents who might considering volunteering at the Rentschler Farm or Saline Railroad Depot Museum.


Saline Main Street has announced the lineup for the Summer Music Series.

This year’s concert series, which features weekly free Thursday evening concerts, complemented by arts and activities led by Two Twelve Arts Centers, begins June 6. The concert series kicks off with a performance by Beatles tribute band Toppermost.

Councilor Lee Bourgoin suggested reducing the size of the Saline Police Department would help reduce costs. Mayor Brian Marl said he would not risk jeopardizing safety and security of residents.


Here’s a quick rundown of the action at Monday’s Saline City Council proceedings. Council discussed the budget at a work session which began at 6 p.m.  The regular meeting took place at 7:30 p.m.

City Faces $404,000 Budget Shortfall