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Saturday, 2012 Nov 10th

The Hornets battled into the final minute against the defending state champs, booting a late field goal and then recovering the onside kick for a chance to win the game.


For more than a quarter of a century, Salinians have been getting up early on Saturday mornings for holiday shopping at the local school,.


The event, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., could raise close to $2,500 for Saline's teen center.

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Friday, 2012 Nov 09th

When you buy from Michigan crafters at the Saline Craft Show, you're helping to sustain a strong, vibrant and diverse economy in the state.


Here's your primer for what some are saying is the biggest game in Saline football history (Tonight, 7 p.m., at Hornet Stadium).

Thursday, 2012 Nov 08th

Everyone said Obama needed to win big in District 52 for Driskell to have any chance at winning, but Driskell outpolled Ouimet by 3,037 while Obama outpolled Romney by 2,177. In that sense, Driskell outperformed President Obama.

Local residents can have fun at Maplewood Lanes while supporting SWWC Welding Students from 1-3:30 Saturday.


The Saline Craft Show at the Saline Middle School needs all of the parking at Liberty School so the Winter Farmers Market will be closed on Saturday, November 10.  Be sure to visit this fabulous Craft Show.

It was a successful opening of the Indoor Winter Farmers Market on Saturday, November 3 with over 25 vendors with a wide variety of produce, baked goods, specialty items and crafts of all kinds.  The Winter Market will continue on Saturday, November 17.  

Open 9 a.m. - noon, November-April at Liberty School, 7265 Saline Ann Arbor Road.

Saline supported the president's re-election campaign, but the voters weren't as enthusiastic as they were in 2008.


The Manchester Bakery is a Saline Craft Show tradition. See why for yourself Saturday at Saline Middle School.


Saline's old pumpkins went for a roll down the hill at Mill Pond Park before they were taken to the city's compost site.



Many people have asked why I endorsed candidates in local elections.

The simple answer is this: The Saline Post strives to be an advocate for the community.

That means promoting the good work done by local businesses and organizations, highlighting the achievement of the talented kids in our schools, covering the important issues facing the community and building relationships with people and organizations who are also advocating for the community.


Wednesday, 2012 Nov 07th

Four candidates for school board ran in pairings, but voters mixed and matched.


In a surprise to no-one, Dean Girbach, David Rhoads and Lee Bourgoin were elected to the three open seats on Saline City Council. There were no other candidates on the ballot.



Gretchen Drsikell collected 26,646 votes to Ouimet’s 23,609 votes.


Saline's longtime mayor declared victory after midnight.


Tuesday, 2012 Nov 06th


Brian Marl will be the next Mayor of the City of Saline.

Marl finished with 2,614 votes (60.01 percent) to Glenn Law’s 1,711 votes (39.28 percent) according to unofficial numbers posted on the Washtenaw County website. Marl won each of the four precincts and carried absentee balloting.

At a post-election gathering at Mangiamo Tuesday night Marl told supporters that while Saline faces challenges, he’s ready to lead.



About 250 vendors will be selling one-of-a-kind items and gifts at the Saline Craft Show Nov. 10 at Saline Middle School. The 26th Annual Saline Craft Show takes place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


The Veterans Day concert takes place at Saline Middle School at 4 p.m.

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Turnout appears up in Pittsfield and down in Saline, compared to 2008 levels.