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Wednesday, 2018 Apr 04th

Food truck operations in the City of Saline will remain unchanged after Saline City Council voted Monday night to reject an ordinance that would regulate them.


Tuesday, 2018 Apr 03rd

Officials in the Saline High School Athletics Department are warning about a firm mispresenting its relationship with Saline schools as it sells advertising to local business.


While Saline City Council signs on to aggressive new recycling goals put forth by the Washtenaw County Water  Commission, city officials will sit down to discuss recycling issues with Waste Managment - the city's trash and recycling hauler.

So far, the phase out of Michigan’s personal property tax hasn’t been as hard on the City of Saline as first expected.


Monday, 2018 Apr 02nd

William (Bill) Rogers Mangold of Saline, MI passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018, in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, at the age of 86 after a hard fought battle with numerous health issues.  He died peacefully, surrounded by his beloved family.  


The Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office has authorized a complaint against a Garden City man accused of sexually assaulting a co-worker at Faurecia, Feb. 2.

Police & Fire

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.


The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic perform in their annual Hometown Concert at 7 p.m., April 14, at Saline High School. But famous Fiddler alumni Jeremy Kittel, originally booked for the show, won't join them. Kittel suffered a broken arm and can not perform.

Fiddle fans fear not. 

"We are very pleased to announce that legendary Irish fiddler Kevin Burke will be our featured artist!  Kevin Burke is considered one of the finest living Irish fiddlers," said Drew Hart, executive director of Saline's youth fiddling group.

Arts & Entertainment

In my last post, I discussed some strategies for building mindful connections with children by supporting them in engaging their left and right brain. This time, let's delve a little deeper...
Children get attached to their parents very early in their years of development. Research across several cultures suggests that healthy attachments are a secure base of how the parent and child interact and communicate with one another. This reciprocal give and take form of communication is referred to as collaborative communication


Huron Valley Ambulance’s Center for EMS Education will be holding an open house for those interested in a career as an Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic.

Police & Fire

Senior Classic Movies are held every first Friday of the month at Emagine Theater. 

Admission is $8, which includes the price of the movie, popcorn and soda. Click the PDF below for more information.

This week's feature is Citizen Kane.

Please contact Nancy Ryan at or 734-429-1155 for more information about upcoming movies.

Arts & Entertainment

Sunday, 2018 Apr 01st

The Saline Area Players are a little over a week away from the opening of “Murder for Dummies” written by Pat Cook.  Performances are at 7:30 PM on April 12, 13 & 14 at 5th Corner, 211 Willis Rd, Saline, MI, 48176.


Arts & Entertainment

Saline High School will be hosting a Washtenaw County Community Forum: Combating Substance Abuse.

The event will be held at the Ellen Ewing Auditorium at Saline High School on Tuesday, April 3 from 6:30 PM ­ 8:00 PM.

Congressman Tim Walberg, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, is partnering with Saline Area Schools and the district's Liaison Officer from the Pittsfield Police Department to share concerns and resources with educators and parents.


Nomination petitions are available at Saline City Hall for prospective candidates.

In November, voters will elect the mayor and three members of Saline City Council.


Richard Harold Miller of Prairie Village, Kansas, 82, passed away on Saturday, March 17, surrounded by his family. He was born December 31,1935 in Saline, Michigan.


Charlotte Lewis Carroll, 90, of Saline, Michigan passed away peacefully on March 25, 2018 with her family by her side. Charlotte was born on April 27, 1927 to the late John Patrick Fitzpatrick and Florence M. (Smith) Fitzpatrick. On December 26, 1950 she married the late Paul E. Carroll Jr.  Charlotte is survived by her seven children, Dr. Charlene Carroll of Corvallis, OR, Madeline Carroll (Greg Moneta) of West Linn, OR, Paul E.


Saturday, 2018 Mar 31st

On Good Friday, about 25 Christians carried a cross around downtown Saline, stopping at various locations to offer prayers for the community.

In the Christian faith, Good Friday marks the day when Jesus was crucified. He resurrected on Easter Sunday, proving Christ’s divinity.

Tom Zimmeran is the pastor at First United Methodist Church. 

“Good Friday is the day we reflect on Jesus dying for our sins or for our salvation,” Zimmerman said.