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Sunday, 2018 Oct 07th

ANN ARBOR – Saline defeated Huron, 35-0, Friday to earn its sixth win of the season and qualify for the MHSAA playoffs for the seventh straight season.

Sports

Saturday, 2018 Oct 06th

The Saline varsity boys soccer team celebrated senior night by clinching sole possession of the SEC Red championship Thursday night.

Sports

The Saline boys' junior varsity soccer team battled Pioneer to a 0-0 tie Thursday.
Pictures are below.

Friday, 2018 Oct 05th

Let's talk about something that's hard to talk about: grief. Here to talk about it is Kathryn Raths, a counselor trained in grief counseling:

Health

Thursday, 2018 Oct 04th

On a night when the Saline varsity field hockey team honored its seniors, the Hornets defeated Dexter twice - once in regulation and once in the shootout.

The contest was viewed mostly as a tune-up for the playoffs. Coach Erica Reilly used the occasion to get playing time for several girls and try out new formations. Both coaches agreed before the start of the game that regardless of the score in regulation, they would have a shoot-out, too - providing much-needed practice with the playoffs just around the corner.

Sports

It's Harvest Time at the Rentschler Farm Museum.

The city-owned museum, located at 1265 E. Michigan Ave., hosts the annual autumn event between noon and 4 p.m., Sunday.

Visitors will enjoy old-time children's games, pumpkin painting, farm animals, traditional crafters, wagon rides, tours of the farm house, antique tractors provided by the Saline Retired Iron club, and theater provided by the Saline Area Players.

The Saline Lions Club and Kiwanis Club will offer concessions from their food truck.

History

Saline City Council approved Waste Management’s request to open its contract with the city and increase the price the city pays for recycling.

Government

Wednesday, 2018 Oct 03rd

On Monday, October 8, 2018, the Washtenaw County Road Commission will close Platt Road between Stony Creek Road and Begole Road in York Township to replace a culvert.

The project is expected to take approximately 10 days. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

The posted detour for this closure is Stony Creek Road, Carpenter Road and Willis Road.

Government

Tuesday, 2018 Oct 02nd

Architect Damian Farrell, hoping to assuage neighbors’ concerns about density on his 3.5-acre parcel on South Monroe Street, showed city council plans for a slightly smaller development at Monday’s council meeting.

Government

Architect Damian Farrell, hoping to assuage neighbors’ concerns about density on his 3.5-acre parcel on South Monroe Street, showed city council plans for a slightly smaller development at Monday’s council meeting.

Government

October is here, and the Michigan and State Theaters in downtown Ann Arbor have scared up a jam-packed program full of one-of-a-kind special screenings and spooktacular Halloween classics both new and old. 

Arts & Entertainment

Without annunciating a rule or debating a policy, Saline City Council instructed city staff to begin implementing recommendations from the recent downtown parking study conducted by Rich and Associates.

Parking appeared as a discussion item on the agenda Monday. But council spent more time speaking about the credibility of the study of the study than the recommendations therein.

Government

Saline area voters are invited to watch and participate in a forum with six candidates for the Board of Education at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct 2 at “The Hot Spot” in Saline Middle School.

Elections

As the City of Saline pitches a five-year, one-mill levy to improve the quality of local roads, city leaders are learning about other infrastructure needs.

Government

Monday, 2018 Oct 01st

The Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has authorized a felony complaint against a Starbucks employee who took her co-worker’s debit card from her purse to buy gift cards for herself.

The incident occured Aug. 17 at the Starbucks inside Meijer on on Ann Arbor Saline Road. A 55-year-old Saline woman tried to withdraw her money from her bank when she was told there wasn’t enough money in the account. A $405.95 purchase had been made at Meijer that day.

Police & Fire

Colorful characters from Saline’s past were reanimated Sunday as Rotary Club of Saline presented the 2018 Oakwood Cemetery Enactment Tour.

On a sunny, warm fall afternoon, more than 120 people took the tour – a nearly 50 percent increase over last year’s attendance.

History

William "Bill" David Boswell, age 81, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital Ann Arbor, MI surrounded by his family.  He was born November 16, 1936 the son of Howard and Nellie (Brewer) of Boyle County, KY. 

Obituaries

Saturday, 2018 Sep 29th

Saline Oktoberfest continues Saturday with events for people of all ages.

The schedule is below:

FARMER’S MARKET 

8 am- 12 pm  (behind Mac’s off Henry Street)

KINDERPLATZ! 

10 am – 3 pm (Located on S. Ann Arbor Street) FREE inflatable bouncers, obstacle course, children’s crafts, scarecrow making demo, Magic Joe, antique tractors & more!

BIER GARTEN

Noon – 11 pm 

Downtown Saline

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