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Friday, 2018 Mar 16th

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At the March 13 meeting of the Saline Board of Education, the trustees heard a finance committee report and a policy committee report.

Thursday, 2018 Mar 15th

The David Holden Memorial 2018 Golf Scramble, benefiting the Washtenaw County Republican Party, will be held Aug. 18 at Rustic Glen Golf Club, 12090 W. Michigan Ave., Saline.

For $100, people get 18 holes of golf and a cart, a box lunch at the turn and a New York steak dinner after the outing. Buy your tickets at www.wash-gop.com/golf.

Briarwood Ford is offering a two-year lease on a vehicle for the first hole in one at one of the holes.

Community

 

Saline Police Chief Jerrod Hart is crediting an alert community member and good police work for the arrest of two Milan males suspected in a series of home invasions and larcenies from vehicles that took place early March 15.

Around 1:45 a.m., police responded to the area of Eastlook and Marlpool Drive after someone called police to report two males on bicycles going through vehicles.

Police & Fire

While former Saline Mayor Gretchen Driskell believes she’s gaining ground on incumbent Tim Walberg in the race for Michigan’s 7th Congressional District, the congressman’s director of communications said she should worry about surviving the Democratic primary.

Even before Democrat Conor Lamb’s upset victory over Republican Rick Saccone in a Pennsylvania district that President Donald Trump carried by 20 points in 2016, Driskell boasted of her campaign’s momentum.

Elections

Wednesday, 2018 Mar 14th

Documentary: Most Likely to Succeed

The Saline Area Schools will host a free showing of the documentary "Most Likely to Succeed" at 6:30 p.m. April 11 in the Liberty School Media Center. The film will be followed by a discussion period with prompts for conversation.

Supt. Scot Graden announced the free showing at the March 13 meeting of the board of education. He said that while the film is three years old, certain parts of it are "timeless."

Schools

The inaugural Saline Charity Ball and Black Tie Masquerade was deemed a great success.

Thousands of dollars were raised for Saline Area Social Service at the event, held March 10 at LaFontaine Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep in Saline.

Saline Area Social Service helps individuals and families with low incomes by providing a food pantry and other assistance.

The event was organized by Maureen White-Goeman, organizers of Maureen's Designs flower shop in downtown Saline.

Community News

When Saline High School senior Dominic Dorset began applying for college musical theatre programs, he knew wanted to gain entrance into Michigan’s prestigious program. He emailed Broadway Star Brynn O’Malley, a Saline alumna and Michigan graduate. Dorset recalled her advice.

Schools

The Saline boys’ varsity ice hockey season was dealt two blows during an otherwise successful 2017-18 campaign.

Sports

Tuesday, 2018 Mar 13th

The Saline High School basketball banquet was held on Sunday, 3-11-18 at Harvest Elementary School. It was an opportunity for players, coaches and parents to reflect on the season that has just concluded.

The Saline Township Board unanimously approved the township’s FY18 budget at their meeting on Monday evening. The proposed spending of $611,581.00 represents an increase of $57,441.00 over the previous years’ spending.

Government

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

Government

Monday, 2018 Mar 12th

Saline Area Schools is looking for a Director of Athletics.

The district posted the job on its website Monday.

Schools
Author with two daughters and baby kitten

The Saline Cooperative Preschool is more than a school— it’s a tradition (since 1957), it’s a community (members become life-long friends), and it’s hands-on (members participate first-hand in their child’s education).

Schools

Where city councillors and ordinance officers see blighted, vacant homes that need to be demolished, firefighters see an opportunity for valuable training they hope will help saves lives one day.

Police & Fire

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