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Friday, 2018 Mar 30th

This week at Saline Farmers Market we have a big variety of vendors.  There will be vegetables, fruit, baked goods, and plenty more.  Marks Farms will have beefalo in cuts of Roasts, steaks, ground meat, and ground patties.  Marks Farms will also have house plants.  Stop in and pick up some white eggs for coloring with your family.  Looking for something to add to Easter baskets, you have many choices, from specialty baked goods to jewelry and handmade crafts.  Bring farm fresh goods to your families tables.  We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, E

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In the picture above Barb Waitz and Ron and Dawn Miller watch the Detroit Tigers on opening day at Dan's Downtown Tavern in Saline Friday afternoon. 

At the time, Pittsburgh led 4-2.

"It's a rebuilding year," Waitz said.

"It's going to be a long year," Ron Miller said.

It certainly was a long opening day - perhaps to the Tigers' credit.

They battled back from a deficit of 4-2 to take a lead. Then they scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth to send the game to extra innings, tied at 10.

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The City of Saline is planning to add more original works of art to the Four Corners of downtown Saline, and you could be one of the featured artists!  But before you run to your drawing boards, a little background information:

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Saline police have tied another larceny from a vehicle to two Milan men arrested for allegedly breaking into vehicles and garages early in the morning March 15.

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Thursday, 2018 Mar 29th

This Saturday Marks Farm will have beefalo roasts, steaks, ground and patties.  This will be a wonderful part of your Easter dinner, so don't miss out.

Family

The 3rd Annual Community Crosswalk takes place in Saline at 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 30.
People interested in participating should meet at Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home, at Michigan Avenue and Davenport Street.

ALL WELCOME! ALL INVITED!

We will meet downtown and take turns carrying the cross to strategic places in a two block radius to pray for our city, state, country, churches, commerce, schools, & people…while remembering the sacrifice the Lord has made for us. Parking allowed at City Hall.

Community

Acoustic Routes Concerts will mark its fifth year promoting live music in Saline with a double-bill of blues artists at Stony Lake Brewing, 447 E. Michigan Ave., on Saturday, April 7 at 8 p.m. It will be the 80th concert Acoustic Routes has hosted in Saline since the first show featuring "A Prairie Home Companion" alum Dakota Dave Hull in April 2013. 

 

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Saline Main Street, Saline Area Schools and the Saline Arts & Culture Committee are proud to announce the kick off for the 4th Annual Student Art Banner Competition! This year’s theme is “Celebrate Saline,” offering a chance for local young people to express things about their hometown they hold dear.

Downtown Saline

The owner of a "Knockerball" franchise have plans to open in Saline.

Jason Carpenter, of Knockerball Michigan, has applied for a special land use from the City of Saline top operate a recreation business at 1305 E. Michigan Ave., in the same plaza that's home to Emagine Theatre.

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Wednesday, 2018 Mar 28th

Colorful plastic eggs will be in high demand this weekend as families participate in two longstanding community events.

The 16th annual Saline Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt, presented by the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 31.

Community

Debbie Williams-Hoak spent the first part of her life blazing new trails to get where she wanted. Since then, she’s spent her life helping youngsters find their own way.

Sports

Tuesday, 2018 Mar 27th

The Saint Joseph Mercy Saline urgent care center center is now offering a bevy of occupational health services.

The center, located in the Country Creek Plaza at Moon Road and Michigan Avenue, has been offering non-emergency health services to Saline area residents since opening after Saint Joseph Mercy closed the emergency room at the old Saline Community Hospital.

Business

People gathered to recognize the community's most dedicated citizens Friday as the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the 29th annual Saline Salutes awards program at EHM Senior Solutions Center for Innovation and Education.

The honorees were Rebecca Schneider, Citizen of the Year; Mary Lindquist, Lifetime Achievement; Paul Schwimmer, Orrin Parsons Distinguished Veteran Award; Kurt Schneider, First Responder Award; Major John J. Sheridan, Hometown Hero (active duty); and Melinda McCabe, Youth of the Year. McCabe and Major Sheridan were not able to attend.

Community

Monday, 2018 Mar 26th

Gilbert Clyde Volk 89, of Ypsilanti, MI passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018. He is preceded in death by his wife Glenis Volk.

Survived by his children Jeri (Daniel) Caldwell and Kieth Volk; his grandchildren James Caldwell and Lindsay (Brad) Baden; great grandchildren Preston and Fischer Baden. Also survived by his sister Dora Harrington. Preceded in death by his brothers Charles and Fred Herbert. Gilbert was a veteran of the US Army and he retired from the US Post Office.

Obituaries

Pittsfield Township, in partnership with the University of Michigan and The League of American Bicyclists, is providing an opportunity for its residents to provide their input on how to improve stormwater management and expand bike lanes, respectively, in our community.

 The partnership with students from the University of Michigan’s Urban and Regional Planning Program is to understand community preferences on improving stormwater management in our community.

Government

Richard Harold Miller of Prairie Village, Kansas, 82, passed away on Saturday, March 17, surrounded by his family.

Obituaries

Caroline Florence (Staulter) Henry passed away peacefully with family at her side on Tuesday, March 16, 2018 at age 83.

Obituaries

Marie Caroline Kuebler Herter was born January 9, 1930, in Saline Township, the daughter of Paul and Olga (Finkbeiner) Kuebler.

Obituaries

Someone stole tools from a home in Lodi Township overnight, March 22-23.

According to a news release issued by the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, a suspect broke into a home on the 6800 block of Alber Road between 5 p.m., March 22, and 7 a.m., March 23. The thief gained entranced through an unlocked window.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office confidential tip line at 734-973-7711 or 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

Police & Fire

Sunday, 2018 Mar 25th

Saline Area Players are in their last few weeks of rehearsals before they present “Murder for Dummies” by Pat Cook, which opens April 12 for three shows.  The script is pure fun and centers around the Bernhart couple, Myron and Marge.  Myron is a meek, hen-pecked husband who has a vast collection of books.  Marge is a bossy, controlling wife who runs the “Civic Arts League” and frequently hosts meetings for the group members at her home.  When the story begins, they are having

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