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Thursday, 2018 Dec 06th

This Saturday December 8th we have a special day planned at the Saline Farmers Market. Not only do we have our amazing produce, baked goods and cheese vendors, but also vendors selling their awesome handmade items! Make sure you stop in at the Saline Farmers Market, you’re one-stop shop for local foods and great gift ideas! We will also have live music during the market with The Native Heart and a children’s take-home ornament craft!! 


LIVONIA – Overtime wasn’t enough to settle Wednesday’s contest between Saline and Livonia Churchill.


Wednesday, 2018 Dec 05th

An Interactive Family Experience

Don't miss a chance to visit and pet all of our live stable animals at Night In Bethlehem at 6:30 on Saturday, December 8th.  There will be sheep, goat, cows, ponies, llamas, camels and much much more.  The public is welcome to join us at Saline First United Methodist Church for A Night In Bethlehem which is an interactive family experience.  Wander the market, make special keepsakes, converse with the shopkeepers, enjoy some street fare, and enjoy a live nativity.  Admission is free, but registration is requested..

Atlas Distilling Co.

A new maker of spirits based in Clinton, Atlas Distilling Co., will open in 2019 with a commitment to source its ingredients locally, including sourcing much of its malt from Macon Creek Malt House in Saline.


Saline bounced back from its first loss of the season to defeat Melvindale, 40-23, in the Hornets’ home opener Tuesday night at Saline High School.

Junior Griffin Yaklich scored 11 points to lead the Hornets – but the big story was the defense.

On a night when the Hornets struggled to consistently make shots, the frenetic Hornet defense stifled the Melvindale attack.

As Hornet forward and future Penn State hurler Logan Evans, Saline was pitching a shutout at the end of the first quarter. Melvindale didn’t score until 2:42 of the second quarter.


Ella Stemmer scored 20 points and Nicole Sweetland added 15 as Saline smashed the Salem Rocks, 71-34, as Saline opened the varsity girls basketball season Tuesday at Saline High School.

It was one of the most dominant opening-night victories in recent Saline girls basketball history.

Stemmer scored Saline’s first seven points and led the Hornets to an early 14-3 lead. The Hornets never looked back.

Coach Leigh Ann Roehm said her team’s offseason work and diligence in practice helped the Hornets come into the season in good form.


Tuesday, 2018 Dec 04th

The Mullick Foundation, in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Saline, will host the fourth annual Mullick Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 at the Meijer on Ann Arbor-Saline Road.


A discussion on whether the City of Saline should ban public consumption of marijuana products turned into a discussion on air quality – and that may lead to new restrictions on tobacco smokers.


As expected, the City of Saline will opt out of the commercial marijuana business and pass up on associated tax revenue.


Monday, 2018 Dec 03rd

Sherry Lynn Schnell, 77, of Estero, FL, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018, with her family by her side.

Sherry was born August 22, 1941 in Detroit. She was happily married to the late Richard A. Schnell.


“We got punched in the mouth.”


Despite driving rain, more than 1,000 people participated in the annual Saline Christmas Parade Saturday in downtown Saline.

Local radio show host Lucy Ann Lance was emcee. Business owner and former citizen of the year Karen Ragland was the Grand Marshal.

Business Enterprise Award winners Crispin Chevrolet, represented by Debbie Crispin, and Mancino's Pizza, represented by Jeff and Katie Spence, were also featured in the parade.

The parade also featured performances by the Saline High School marching band.

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Saturday, 2018 Dec 01st

“Just in the Nick of Time”

Treat yourself to a holiday delight! Saline Area Players offers two more chances to see their holiday comedy “Just in the Nick of Time”: today at 3 p.m. and Sunday, December 2, also at 3 p.m. For $6 a ticket you get a family-friendly mystery, lots of laughs, and a guaranteed dose of holiday spirit. The show is suitable for all ages.

“Just in the Nick of Time” is performed at The Fifth Corner, 211 Willis Rd. in Saline. Tickets can be purchased at the door with cash or check.

Arts & Entertainment

Acoustic Routes Concerts returns to Stony Lake Brewing, 447 E. Michigan Ave. in Saline, on Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. with Cold Tone Harvest, a quartet bonded by their common interest in a musically honest sound.  Together, Andrew Sigworth (acoustic guitar/vocals) Daniel "Ozzie" Andrews (bass/bass banjo) Brian Williams (drums/banjo) and Tony Pace (dobro/lap steel/electric guitar) deliver songs that pull on the listener’s emotion with a signature raw feel.

Arts & Entertainment

The theme of the 43rd Annual Saline Christmas Parade is "Let It Snow."

Unfortunately, for the thousands of people planning to participate or watch the annual parade at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, in downtown Saline, the more accurate theme might be "Rain Drops Keep Falling On My Head."

Despite the forecast for rain - the show will go on.


A brilliant display of holiday lights bolted through Milan Friday evening.

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train was a sight to see for a smattering of local residents gathered along the railroad tracks off of Wabash Street south of downtown Milan Friday evening.


Friday, 2018 Nov 30th

The 43 Annual Christmas Parade will begin at 5:30pm tomorrow. The parade will travel west along US-12 from N. Davenport to N. Lewis. 

Many streets, including US-12 will be shut down for the event and traffic re-directed for the duration of the parade. Plan alternative travel routes and obey all "No Parking" signs. See attached Traffic Control Order for affected streets. 

Saline Police Officers will be providing traffic control and foot patrols along the route. If you observe suspicious behavior, immediately call 911 or contact the nearest Police Officer.


With the federal government footing most of the bill, the Washtenaw County Road Commission will construct a three-legged roundabout at Woodland Drive and Textile Road in 2020. Officials from the road commission visited Saline City Council at its work session meeting Nov. 19.