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Wednesday, 2018 Jun 13th

Colonel John Miley Adsit, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Retired, died peacefully on June 7, 2018 in Saline, Michigan at the age of 85. Commissioned in the U.S. Army in 1956, Adsit commanded troops with airborne, armored, and engineering divisions in Germany, Vietnam and Korea. During his service, he was distinguished with the Meritorious Service Award as Commanding Officer, 9th Engineer Battalion (combat), and Deputy Commander, 7th Engineer Brigade.

The City of Saline has hired Rich & Associates to conduct a Downtown Parking Study.  The results of the study will assist in determining what the downtown parking needs are and to develop a plan to better manage parking in Downtown Saline.  Part of the data gathering for the study includes on-line surveys for downtown customers, downtown business owners and downtown employees.  Saline City Manager Todd Campbell stated, “The information gathered from the surveys will be critical to the success and effectiveness of the outcomes from the downtown parking study.”  The Ci

Government

The Saline Board of Education approved new policy language softening the athletics department’s stance with students who’ve used controlled substances.

Schools

Rebecca Cantrell, a 2018 Saline High School graduate, was presented with the Rebekah Warren 2018 Envision Michigan Scholarship at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting.

Schools

Earl Roger Graden slipped peacefully away, to be with the Lord, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 74 years of age and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. 

Obituaries

Tuesday, 2018 Jun 12th

The 2017-18 Saline High School sports season concluded last week. 

The Saline Post enjoyed covering another great year of Saline Hornets sports.

Below are the winners of "The Posties," awarded to Saline High School's top athletes by The Saline Post. Click on the photo gallery to read more about our winners.

 

Sports

City residents woke up to reduced water pressure Tuesday morning. Fortunately, it won't result in a boil water advisory this time.

"The loss of water pressure was due to a faulty pump. Water service is being restored and there is no need for a boil water advisory," City Manager Todd Campbell said.

Government

John Loomis, owner of The Cheese Shop of Saline, wants to share his passion for cheese. In his specialty store, one can expect to find plenty of gourmet snacks and drinks to build a perfect summer picnic, a gift basket or dinner party, but above all else, you won’t want to leave without experiencing the selection of fine European and North American cheese, many which come from cheesemakers that Loomis grew up with in the industry. 

Business

The Hornets ran out of ways to win baseball games Saturday.

Sports

Monday, 2018 Jun 11th

Rolling Stone Magazine is heaping praise on singer-songwriter Clarence Bucaro who returns to the Acoustic Routes stage at Stony Lake Brewing, 447 E. Michigan Ave., Saline on Saturday, July 7 at 8 p.m.

Arts & Entertainment

Saturday, 2018 Jun 09th

The Saline Celtic Festival's Highland Dance Competition, organized by Cindy Kopenski, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.  A premier event offering trophies and cash prizes as well as full access to the Saline Celtic Festival, the competition will run 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, July 14, at Mill Pond Park, 565 W. Bennett, Saline. 

Friday, 2018 Jun 08th

Saline Twirlettes had seven winners at the Miss Majorette competition held on May 12 at Walled Lake Northern High School.

Pictured, from left to right in front, are Lizzie Branch, sophomore at Grass Lake, winner of the Junior Miss Majorette royalty title; newcomer Alicia Herter, who won the tiny tot Basic Skills pageant; recent Saline graduate Amanda Coy, who won the Teenage Miss Majorette royalty title; and Maggie Smith,  won her first title, Juvenile Beginner pageant winner.

Community

The City of Saline’s is going after a Clare, Mich., Chevrolet dealership for allowing University of Michigan Athletics employees to use vehicles with dealer plates on a regular basis. City attorney Jessie Jack on June 3 authorized two misdemeanor complaints against McGuire Chevrolet.

Police & Fire

Hello, again!

In my last blog, I talked about encouraging a creative channel of self-expression for our children, as a tool to support them in navigating and fully expressing their internal feelings.  

Let’s explore this further…

Health

The Downtown Summer Music Series is a free outdoor concert organized by our top notch Saline Main Street volunteers – and these music lovers do not mess around!

We close down Ann Arbor Street, set up a stage and book the best bands in Michigan. Every Thursday evening all summer long, we invite you to join us at 7PM for cool street beats and a whole lotta fun going on!

Downtown Saline

 

For this year's Saline Summerfest on August 10th and 11th, we're looking for a non-profit organization to prepare and serve hamburgers in the food court on Friday evening (8/10) and Saturday afternoon/evening (8/11). Space will be provided free-of-charge for the event and is available on a first-come basis. Interested? Please contact Jim Hill at 734-368-1944 or jehill830@comcast.net.

Community

Session A: Full
Session B: 29 spots remaining
Session C: 16 spots remaining

Register @ https://goo.gl/CsbEog

Saline entered Thursday’s regional final with Novi hoping to play a safe, conservative game that stifled their talented opponents.

Novi shot two big holes in Saline’s game plan by scoring two goals in the game’s opening minutes.

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