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Tuesday, 2018 Sep 18th

Construction on South Ann Arbor Street is expected to begin Oct. 1 after city council approved a $191,402 payment to DN Higgins at Monday’s council meeting.

The project will:

Government

 CP Federal Credit Union, a Jackson based credit union serving 54,000 members with 8 branches in Jackson, Mason, Parma, Brooklyn, and Grass Lake, announces a new location in Saline, Michigan. CP Federal confirmed that their new branch, slated to open in the 1st quarter of 2019, will be located at 559 E. Michigan Ave. in the Saline Shopping Center next to Busch’s Fresh Food Market. The 2,000 square foot full service branch will feature loan, teller, and membership services, plus a 24 hour walk-up ATM.

Business

At Saline Main Street, our promotions team event organizers and amazing team of volunteers are gearing up for this year’s Oktoberfest – and it promises to be bigger and better than ever before!

Bring the tots and have a ball at Kinderplatz! This free kid-friendly activity area will be buzzing with cool things to do and is sure to be popular with children. Kinderplatz is held on Saturday, September 29th from 10am to 3pm on South Ann Arbor Street and engages children with energetic playtime games and fun.

These activities include:

Downtown Saline

Monday, 2018 Sep 17th

Test showed of the City of Saline’s drinking water showed no traces of PFOA or PFAS – a  persistent toxic chemical that which, evidence suggests, can lead to adverse human health effects.

The results were welcomed by city staff – as they came only a few days after it was revealed PFAS was detected in the effluent of the city’s wastewater treatment plant.

Government

The City of Saline plans to sell city-owned land on East Michigan Avenue for a retail and restaurant development.

Without taking a vote, Saline City Council showed near unanimity when choosing to sell the property to GBA Development LLC, which wants to buy the entire 6.5 acre to develop retail and restaurants, instead of IHA, which wanted only Michigan Avenue frontage to build a health services building.

Government

Saline Area Schools Superintendent Scot Graden offered an update Tuesday night at the board of education meeting regarding initial progress being made on phase two of bond-related work in the district, the measure as a whole having been approved by voters two years ago.

This time around, Graden said the west entrance to the high school and the adjacent parking lot will see refinements.

Schools

Sunday, 2018 Sep 16th

We are back this year with an improved drop off location!

Seeking nominations for the 2018 Saline Environmental Recognition Awards

Help us recognize Saline residents, groups and businesses that capture the spirit and intent of Saline Be Green by submitting a nomination. Nominations are being accepted until Monday October 15th.  

Be Green

Saturday, 2018 Sep 15th

Acoustic Routes Concerts announced today that tickets are now on sale to see music legend, five-time Grammy® winner and Grand Ole Opry member Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives live at The Ark on Saturday, March 16, 2019. 

Arts & Entertainment

Saline built a big lead with its most powerful air attack of the season and then fended off a late challenge in a 31-26 victory over Bedford at Hornet Stadium Friday.

The win lifted Saline to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the SEC Red as Bedford fell to 1-3 and 0-1 in the SEC Red.

Sports

Hall of Fame weekend is here. The Foundation for Saline Area Schools Hall of Fame weekend began Friday with a tailgate at Hornet Stadium honoring the class of 2018. The group was introduced at halftime of the varsity football game. Then, the formal induction ceremony takes place at the Saline High School Commons with social hour beginning at 5:15 p.m..

Schools

Friday, 2018 Sep 14th

Saline Area Schools Board of Education trustees unanimously confirmed Saline High School senior Samantha Hambleton as this year’s student representative to the board at their first meeting of the fall semester Tuesday night.

Hamilton said she applied for the position over summer break.

Schools

BEDFORD @ SALINE
LAST YEAR: Saline 31 Bedford 7
STREAK:Saline has won 4 straight games in the rivalry
SERIES: Saline leads the series 12-7. In that time, Saline was won five straight and four straight. Bedford also won four straight.
The Hornets
BEDFORD LAST WEEK: The Mules rushed the football. A lot. 460 yards against Pinckney for Bedford’s first win. Christian Brown rushed 31 times for 234 yards and three touchdowns. QB Austin Malabanan rushed 13 times for 129 times and two touchdowns. Cade Carnicom also rushed for a touchdown.

Sports

Thursday, 2018 Sep 13th

Saline's varsity tennis team won at Skyline 5-3.

Results and a photo gallery are below.

Sports

It was home, sweet home for the Saline varsity field hockey team Wednesday night.

Sports

10 Saline High School students are semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship.

Schools

Who couldn’t use a new car?  There are only 2 weeks left to buy raffle tickets for your chance to win a 2-year (12,000 miles per year) lease of a 2019 Chevrolet Trax LT generously donated by Bill Crispin Chevrolet.   The Saline Rotary Club has again partnered with Bill Crispin Chevrolet to raffle off the lease with proceeds benefiting the club’s many local and international service projects. 

Ticket are $20 each or 6 for $100.  Rotarians will be selling at Busch’s or ACE Hardware the next 2 Saturdays.  Or ask a Rotarian for tickets!

Schools

Rev. Fr. Francis David Mossholder, went to eternal life on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 56 years of age. He leaves behind Mai, his beloved pet and companion.

Obituaries

Wednesday, 2018 Sep 12th

Newly hired School Resource Officer Dave Ringe was on hand at the Saline Area Schools Board of Education meeting Tuesday night to offer insight into his first few days in the recently-created, full-time position, informing trustees that the situation has already proven extremely beneficial for both himself as well as the school community in general.

Schools

The Saline Police Department is hiring a full-time officer. The vacancy was created when Officer Dave Ringe became the the school resource officer serving Saline Area Schools in the City of Saline.

See the job posting below.

FULL-TIME POLICE

Police & Fire

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