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Wednesday, 2019 Oct 09th

City of Saline residents could experience lower water pressure because one of Saline's water towers was drained so the city could replace a malfunctioning valve.

Government

Tuesday, 2019 Oct 08th

The City of Saline struck a deal with Key Bank for an additional 40 parking spaces in downtown Saline during specified hours.

Saline City Council voted 6-0 to approve a public/private parking lot license agreement with Key Bank at Monday’s meeting. Key Bank owns the large lot, accessible from Michigan Avenue and McKay Street, on the northwest corner of downtown Saline’s major intersection. 

Government

Janet Marie Olson, 70, of Saline, MI went to walk with Jesus on Thursday, October 3, 2019.

She was born to Wilbert and Verna (Meggison) Bradley on April 17, 1949 in Ypsilanti, though she grew up in Saline. Janet was a woman of faith who built meaningful relationships with so many people. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother who did everything she could for her family and surrounded them with love.

Looking for a way to participate in Washtenaw County Government? Take a look at our board/committee/commission vacancies! This is a great civic engagement opportunity. Find the body that matches your interests! The deadline to apply to boards/committees/commissions is Tuesday, November 5th.

Government
"The Man with X-Ray Vision" by Saline Optometry

The 8th Annual Saline Scarecrow Contest is off to a great start.  There are 7 entries on display so far after the first week of the contest.  There are 12 more that have registered on the official registration site, but must be still working on their "Super" creations.  5 of the entries are right downtown around the intersection of Michigan Ave and Ann Arbor Str

Arts & Entertainment

Join us for our first Bag & Jewelry Sale fundraiser! Proceeds from this sale will go toward our Senior Scholarship and Transportation Voucher Fund for low income seniors in the Saline area.

Friday, October 11, 3-4pm: SASC members pre-sale, $3 entry
All are welcome:
Saturday, October 12, 8:30-9am, early bird sale, $2 entry
Saturday, October 12, 9am-12pm, $1 entry

A&H Lawn Service, Great Lakes Educational Group, Guaranteed Rate of Saline and Schmerberg Law were chosen as Enterprise Award honorees this year.

Business

The Saline varsity soccer team defeated Monroe, 4-0, on senior night to clinch the SEC Red title Monday at Hornet Stadium.

Brayden Stavros, Christian Rossi, Zeke Gray and Jake Walper scored for Saline. All the goals came in the second half.

Saline and Pioneer entered Monday's action tied atop the SEC Red. With Saline's win and Skyline's tie with Pioneer, the Hornets captured sole control of the SEC Red.

Sports

Monday, 2019 Oct 07th

Currently in the United States, 1 in 11 persons are age 65 and older, by 2050 that number will increase to 1 in 6.  With this exponential growth comes an increased need for caregivers. Ahead of the Curve is an innovative new web-based program by Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County that aims to make Washtenaw County a caregiver-friendly community. The goal is to help traditional caregivers and community members identify at-risk, isolated older adults and link them to existing community resources before a crisis occurs. 

Seniors

Michigan’s Saline Area Schools  today announced a new multiyear partnership with Discovery Education focused on helping district students build proficiency in the “4C” (Communication, Creativity and Innovation, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving) skills needed for post-graduate success.  Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms.

Community News

TEMPERANCE -- Larry Robinson threw two touchdown passes and ran for another and Noah Nelson picked off two passes in the fourth quarter as Saline defeated Bedford, 24-21, to improve to 3-0 in the SEC Red and 5-1, overall. It was Saline’s 31st straight win in SEC Red action.

Sports

Sunday, 2019 Oct 06th

The free show & sale will begin on Friday, November 8th, at Schmidt’s Antiques Inc’s Michigan Art Gallery, and will include over 20 never before seen works by Gerome Kamrowski (1914-2004) - A founder of what became American Abstract Expressionism.

Please join us in an Opening Reception: Friday, November 8th 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

Opening Weekend continues through Saturday, November 9th 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Sunday, November 10th 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

 

Sophie Wood shot 102 to earn All-Conference honors as the SEC Championship was held at Rustic Glenn last week.

Saline shot 409 to finish fourth in team scoring.

Wood was one of three Hornets to shoot 102, along with Izzy Chehadi and Brittany Roberts. Katie Sloan was right behind them at 103.

Sam Richardson and Ava Hoffman also golfed for the Hornets.

The Saline Area Historical Society invites you to Harvest Time at the Farm, from noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Rentschler Farm Museum, located at 1265 E. Michigan Ave. in Saline.

The annual event features all of the traditional activities, including old-time children's games, wagon rides, pumpkin painting and more.

Guests are invited to tour the farm museum, barns, gift shop and gardens. People can also visit the farm's animals - including chickens, sheep and a calf.

There will also be antique tractors, crafters and demonstrations.

History

The Rotary Club of Saline presents the 2019 Oakwood Cemetery Enactment Tour from 2 to 6 p.m., Sunday. Oakwood Cemetery is located at the corner of Monroe Street and Michigan Avenue

Tickets for the event are $12. Children 12 and under have free admission. The event was originally scheduled for last week but postponed due to rain.

Guests will tour the cemetery and stop at gravestones where actors and volunteers will portray people interred at the city-owned cemetery.

Among those residents profiled this year are:

History

Saturday, 2019 Oct 05th

Fiber Expo aims to bring natural materials and fibers into the hands of people, To spread knowledge of growing and working with natural fibers, To create, to design, to build a product that is both useful and beautiful, To find fulfillment in merging with products of the land, joining together people and nature in a harmonious whole.

More than 65 exhibitors are expected.

It takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday.

Community

Saline Kiwanis presents Win Big for Kids - a prime rib dinner and reverse raffle, from 5 to 9 p.m., Oct. 12 at the Saline American Legion, 320 W. Michigan Avenue.

The annual event raises money in support of several youth initiatives in the Saline area, including scholarships, youth baseball and softball, scouting activities, dictionaries for third grade students, Kids Against Hunger, sending kids to camp and more.

There will be 140 tickets sold. The top prize in the reverse raffle is $2500. The winner does not have to be present. There is also a silent auction.

Food, Drinks & Fun

Friday, 2019 Oct 04th

It's starting to feel like fall. But the temperatures are still warm, so this weekend will be a great time do things around town. Here's a look at some of the events from our community calendar. To add events to our calendar, register for free by clicking here.

Torwood Community Garage Sale

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