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Monday, 2018 Apr 16th

More than 250 DTE customers were still without electricity Monday afternoon as a result of Sunday's ice storm.

Saline-area residents (residents of the school district) are invited to use the Saline Rec Center, 1866 Woodland Dr., to warm up and shower.

Weather

The Washtenaw County Road Commission presented its road repair schedule for Saline Township at the April township board meeting on Monday, 4-09-18. Managing Director Roy Townsend summarized 2017 activities and outlined the 2018 repair schedule for the township.

Government

The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic and their special guests treated the audience to a wonderful night of music, singing and dancing Saturday night. The youth fiddle band hosted the annual spring Hometown Show at Saline High School. Special guests included Kevin Burke, one of the world’s finest Irish Fiddlers, and Saline’s fiddle clubs.

This year the fiddlers embark on the Lake Effect Tour from June 27-July 6. The tour will include stops in Sault Ste. Marie, Marquette, Curtis, Charlevoix, Baldwin and Rogers City.

Arts & Entertainment

Sunday, 2018 Apr 15th

Every month, Brewed Awakenings Café, located at Michigan Avenue and Moon Road, donates a portion of its proceeds to a local non-profit organization. On April 17, Brewed Awakenings will donate 20 percent of its proceeds to the Vietnam Veterans of American, Charles S. Kettles Chapter 310.

Community

Grace Livsey scored seven goals to lead Saline to a 12-9 victory over Oxford High School Thursday.

It was Saline’s first win of the season.

Sports

Saline bounced back from a 6-1 deficit to defeat Plymouth 10-9 Friday at Saline High School.

Saline's varsity girls tennis team won their second straight match Saturday, defeating Troy Athens at Travis Pointe Country Club.

The match was moved indoors due to the weather.

Saline swept the singles matches.

In singles one, Andrea Teofilovic won 6-1 and 6-3. In singles two, Madison Caldwell won 6-2 and 6-4. Carly Hinter won 6-1 and 6-4 in singles three. Jenny Wolf completed the sweep by winning her singles four match, 6-0 and 6-0.

In doubles Saline took two of four.

Sports

Saturday, 2018 Apr 14th

A Saline woman was arrested after a domestic violence incident on April 11. According to a Saline Police Department report, the woman pulled her mother’s hair, struck her father on the head with a hair dryer, and threatened to punch their grandchild, a toddler.

Police & Fire

The 2018 Saline Community Fair is just over 4 months away, so now is a great time to work on exhibits you may want to enter at the fair, and put the fair dates of August 29 to September 3 on your calendar.  The Boys and Girls Pet Show and Bicycle Decorating, as well as the annual fair parade will take place the evening before the fair officially opens, on Tuesday, August 28 at Henne Field. All other fair events are held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road, Ann Arbor.

Community

Friday, 2018 Apr 13th

Mayor Brian Marl announced regular office hours for the months of April and May. The office hours will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Mondays, and 3 to 4 p.m., Fridays, at Saline City Hall, located at 100 N. Harris Street.

Government
Pittsfield Township administrative offices

Pittsfield Township and the Saline Area Schools will collaborate on an anti-violence awareness program in the schools, with other partners possibly joining the effort in the future.

Schools
Map showing location of Dynics

Dynics, a technology firm in Pittsfield Township specializing in industrial computer systems, will be adding more jobs in Washtenaw County, helped by a tax abatement approved by the Pittsfield Township board of trustees at their April 11 meeting.

Business

Saline opened the SEC Red season this week with a 8-0 victory over Monroe and a 0-0 tie with Skyline.

The defensive unit of Sarah Brannan, Emma Petrock, Sophie Wood, Morgan Jones and Liz Sekerekcontained Skyline's fast breaks. Goalkeeper Annika Udrys, with the help of Brannan, made three key saves to preserve the tie for Saline.

Saline outshot Skyline in the second half.

Tuesday, Devin Reilly scored three goals and Nora Udrys scored twice as Saline beat Monroe 8-0. Tate Robison, Sarah Brannan and Lauren Rubin also scored.

Sports

Saline's girls tennis team started the tennis season with a 6-2 win over Plymouth.

In singles, Saline took three of four matches.

Madison Caldwell won 6-4 and 6-4. Carly Hiner won 6-4 and 6-2. Jenny Wolf won 6-0 and 6-2. Andrea Teofilovic lost her first flight match

In doubles Saline won three of two.

Megan Foley and Saige Jost won 6-3 and 6-2. Sarah Roberts and Zoe Ellsworth won 6-4 and 6-1. Lindsey Barba and Brooke Engelhardt won 6-0 and 6-4. The top doubles pairing of Ashlyn Murphey and Caldwell lost 6-4 and 6-2.

 

Sports

Did you feel the warmth of the Sun as you strolled around Saline Thursday?

Spring is in the air! Ah, but if you check the weather forecast, Mother Nature might just bring you back to Earth.

Still, that's no reason not to have a good time. And there's lots to do in Saline this weekend. Here's what we plucked from our free community calendar:

Community

Thursday, 2018 Apr 12th

The City of Saline hosts its annual E-Waste Recycle Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 5, at city hall, 100 N. Harris Street.

The event is sponsored by the Saline Environmental Commission and Global Electric Electronic Processing. Donations collected at the event support the Fifth Corner Teen Center.

Accepted

Saline History app created by second-graders soon to be available through app store

A Saline History app created by teacher Mary Ledford’s second graders at Woodland Meadows Elementary School has been completed and should soon be available through the app store.

Schools
Saline Area Schools Assistant Superintendent of Finance Janice Warner

Recent budget discussions at the state level suggest that public schools will be getting the largest foundation allowance increase in years, but, according to Saline Area Schools Assistant Superintendent of Finance Janice Warner, “the devil is in the details.” Funding for schools will remain flat or see a small uptick because the state is taking away funds in other areas, she said during the April 10 meeting of the board of education.

Schools
Saline Area Schools Before and After Care program

Lee Saborio, program director for the Saline Area Schools’ Before and After Care program, has been with the school district for many years and has seen these community programs change over time.

Schools

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