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Friday, 2012 Aug 17th
The Saline Board of Education authorized Superintendent Graden to negotiate a contract with Energy Education, a firm that could save Saline $2 million in energy costs over the next four years.
Thursday, 2012 Aug 16th
The Teamsters Local 214 voted 10-8 to ratify the one-year deal. City council votes on the deal Monday.
Pedestrian traffic will be moved to the north side of Woodland Drive for about three weeks.
Tonight's free Fiddlers ReStrung at Liberty School has been moved to Liberty School due to weather.
The Summer Music Series finale begins at 7 p.m.
The reform also doubles health premiums for retirees and eliminates retiree health benefits for new teachers, and begins to shift new teachers into new retirement plans.
Smita Nagpal, Diane Friese, Paul Hynek and Karen Delhey are running for two seats currently held by Lisa Slawson and Chuck Lesch. The terms are six years long.
Fiddlers ReStrung close out the Saline Summer Music Series Thursday night with a free concert on South Ann Arbor Street.
Wednesday, 2012 Aug 15th
Virginia Carr taught Sunday school and volunteered for hospital and historical society.
I'm on my way to take pictures of the football team and I have time to stop for dinner.
Today's stop: Joyful House (515 E Michigan, 734.944.3197, http://www.joyfulhouserestaurant.com)
Since giving up soda, breads noodles and rices, settling on dishes in an Asian restaurant isn't easy, as the white rice and noodles are often needed to soak up and balance some of those yummy sauces.
I've decided to go with the Beef and Brocolli dinner for $10:45.
Local historian Bob Lane presents the Saline Area Historical Society's educational program at the Stone Arch Arts & Events.
Assistant Superintendent Steve Laatsch said the district was striving to help lower performing students long before new designations were released by the state.
Tuesday, 2012 Aug 14th
Residents can support the Saline cross country teams while test driving a Dodge during the annual Run-a-Thon Aug. 20 at Saline Middle School.
Here's a link to Dexter Patch's interview with the Saline mayor and state representative candidate.
Rain reduced Friday crowds, but things picked up Saturday, said Art Trapp, executive director of the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce.
The 70th Miss Saline Pageant will be held at the Saline Community Fair, Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 8 p.m. The 15 contestants are all honor roll seniors at Saline High School.
Here's the school calendar for 2012-13.
Was damage at the Saline Community Garden something more than the work of the everyday vandal?
That’s a question being asked by Saline Police and others in the community.
On Monday afternoon, Saline Police took a complaint that the Saline Community Garden was wrecked.
At Monday’s city council meeting, councillor Dean Girbach asked Saline Police Chief Larry Hrinik about symbols carved into produce damaged during the incident.
Businesses complain that employers and residents are taking parking spaces from customers, but what can be done?
Monday, 2012 Aug 13th
Marie J. Cuff, age 84, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2012 at the Saline Evangelical Home.
She was born January 24, 1928 in Saline, the daughter of Harold Webster and Erma Augusta (Osborne) Finch. On December 23, 1950 she married David A. Cuff at the First Presbyterian Church of Saline and he preceded her in death on July 30, 2008.
Survivors include her children, Barbara (Bob) Ruetz of Ypsilanti, MI, John Cuff of Saline, MI, and Brian Cuff of Saline, MI. Other survivors include three grandchildren, Steven, David and Shannon Cuff and one sister Lois (Robert) Egner.
The following reports are from Saline Police Department records from Aug. 5-12.