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Tuesday, 2019 Apr 16th

Coming off their impressive performance in the Saline Invitational tournament last weekend, the Saline High School girls’ varsity softball team traveled to Ann Arbor Monday afternoon and won both games of a double-header, 10-8 and 12-3. The victories upped the team’s record to 4-1, 3-0 in conference play.

Sports
Watercolors with Keith Mcguire

Join artist Keith McGuire for an evening watercolor class. For those who have to work, this on-going monthly Tuesday evening class is for beginning and intermediate painters. You will learn about materials, color mixing, values and layering. If you’ve had some experience with watercolors you will explore a variety of wet and dry brush techniques through demonstrations and hands-on teaching. Material list will be provided.

Arts & Entertainment

Monday, 2019 Apr 15th

Beatrice “Bea” Haeussler, 85, of Saline, died in her home, surrounded by loving family, following a brief illness, on Saturday, April 13, 2019.  

She was born on December 8, 1933 in Leoni, MI to the late Lawrence and Josephine (Stapish) Fowler.  She grew up in Chelsea, MI, and graduated from Chelsea High School in 1952.  Following graduation, she was employed as a bookkeeper at Chelsea Spring Plant, and married Glenn Haeussler in 1958.  

Obituaries

A planned unit development that would lead to the development of a restaurant, a childcare center and a Goodwill store was approved with conditions by the Pittsfield Board of Trustees in March.

Government

A proposed mosaic gateway sign that would cost the township $27,000 was tabled by the Pittsfield Board of Trustees at the March meeting.

Government

The Saline High School choirs will perform in the annual Cabaret Concerts, from 7 to 9 p.m., April 24-25 in the Ellen A. Ewing Performing Arts Center at Saline High School.

Tickets, available at the door, are:

  • Adults: $10 for one night/$15 for two nights.
  • Students: $5 for one night.
  • Children 12 and under are free.

A dessert buffet is included at the intermission.

Arts & Entertainment

Saline’s varsity girls tennis team won a share of first place in a quad held at Saline High School and the Saline Rec Center Saturday.

Sports

Saline’s varsity girls water polo team bounced back from two Friday night losses to earn a victory and a tie at a tournament held over the weekend at Saline High School.

Friday, Saline lost by identical scores of 6-3 to East Kentwood and Okemos.

Sports

Sunday, 2019 Apr 14th

Saline’s varsity baseball team split a pair of games Saturday to improve to 5-3 overall. The Hornets defeated Unity Christian, 6-3, and lost to Jenison, 5-2, in games played at Saline High School.

Sports

The Saline High School girls’ softball team advanced to the championship game at the Saline Invitational fast-pitch softball tournament on Saturday in Saline. The Hornets went a perfect 3–0 in the opening pool play against teams from Belleville, Regina and Carlson.

Sports

A community prayer gathering will be held on Thursday, May 2 to celebrate the National Day of Prayer. The event will be held in the community boardroom at Liberty School, located at 7265 N. Ann Arbor Street in Saline.

The event begins at 9:30 a.m. with the following detailed timeline:

Faith

In honor of Preservation Month, the Saline Historic District Commission will be offering free walking tours of the three local historical districts in Saline on May 18. 

The tours will start out from the Saline Farmers Market on South Ann Arbor Street on the hour from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and last about 30 minutes.

Please wear comfortable shoes and join us for this fun opportunity to learn more about the wonderful historic homes and stories in Saline!

History

In honor of Preservation Month, the Saline Historic District Commission will be offering free walking tours of the three local historical districts in Saline on May 18. 

The tours will start out from the Saline Farmers Market on South Ann Arbor Street on the hour from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and last about 30 minutes.

Please wear comfortable shoes and join us for this fun opportunity to learn more about the wonderful historic homes and stories in Saline!

History

Saline Area Schools hosts a "young 5s" kindergarten information and registration event from 6 7 to 7:30 p.m., April 17, at Saline Middle School.

The agenda for this evening is as follows:

Schools

Saline Main Street prepares for its 3rd Annual Clean Saline Day Saturday, April 27th to celebrate Earth Day! Join us as we roll up our sleeves on this special day of service. After a long winter, our downtown and neighboring areas have spring cleaning and maintenance needs. Saline DPW and Saline Main Street will provide brooms, rakes and supplies to help us get the job done. The more, the merrier!

Downtown Saline

Friday, 2019 Apr 12th

Senate Bill 122, Postpone more rigorous teacher evaluation standards: Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate

Government

The Washtenaw County Road Commission will resume work April 15 on Textile Road between Campbell Road and Platt Road.

The WCRC expects the paving project to be completed in the summer of 2019. This section of Textile Road will remain closed to through-traffic during construction.

Government

It's possible the measles vaccine caused a Washtenaw County child to test positive for measles during initial testing. This means Olive Garden, Liberty Club and the Jewish Community Center, are no longer considered exposure locations.

Health

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