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Wednesday, 2019 Aug 07th

The Michigan Electric Auto Association presents the Saline Summerfest Electric Vehicle Show from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, in the Quantum Signal (former Union School) parking lot.

The show gives curious people a chance to learn about the new electric vehicles offered by many car companies. More than that, it gives people a chance ask electric vehicle owners important questions about daily use of the vehicles. How much money do you save in fuel? How long does it take to charge? What kind of limits do you face on road trips?

Community

County voters approved a 10-year, .37-mill  tax increase to reconstruct High Point school, a Wagner road school serving students with special needs.

Elections

Tuesday, 2019 Aug 06th

The Saline Area Chamber of Commerce invites people and businesses to join in The Local Pursuit – a scavenger hunt offering prizes to people who check in to local businesses.

Business

Thomas William Love, age 86, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, August 2, 2019.

Tom was born in Detroit, MI on August 5, 1932, the son of the late Thomas S. and Edna (Daniel) Love.

He graduated from Saline High School class of 1950. He worked for Graf’s Gulf Station until 1956. He was drafted into the United States Navy. On May 26, 1956 in Britton, MI, he married Norine Schwartz and she survives. When he returned from service, he was employed by Ford Motor Company where he retired in 1996 after 32 years.

The City of Saline may appeal the state’s decision to grant a permit that will allow the developers of Andelina Farms to discharge wastewater treatment effluent into an unnamed tributary of the Saline River, near the third phase of Huntington Woods phase three.

Government

Salt Springs Brewery announced it would be closed Tuesday due to a malfunctioning cooler.

Business

Monday, 2019 Aug 05th

A night of Vegas-style casino games is coming to The Tri-County Sportmen’s League, 8640 Moon Road in Saline on August 24 from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. to benefit of The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic.

Food, Drinks & Fun

Friday, 2019 Aug 02nd

Here are the property sales in the City of Saline for the month of July, 2019.

The most expensive sale was the $2,020,000 sale of the KFC/Taco Bell property. The property was sold to Kansas-based Quick Service RealCo LLC. It was last sold in 1997 to Van Masters Realty Co for $425,000. In 2000, the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant was remodeled to add a Taco Bell restaurant.

Real Estate

“20 years ago, I’d walk into offices and pitch ideas about algorithms, artificial intelligence and the way we can use math to solve big problems. And I’d get a lot of blank stares,” said Dr. Mitchell Rohde, co-founder of Quantum Signal, the robotics and simulation firm operating out of Union School in downtown Saline.

Business

The advertisement above comes from Aug. 7, 1958 edition of The Saline Observer - the newspaper that pre-dated the Saline Reporter. 

The advertisement is for Hull's Grocery, located at 400 N. Ann Arbor St - the northeast corner of Ann Arbor and Bennett streets. 

History

This Saturday we have Live Music with Stacey Murray the Soul Songstress…check out the vendor list below!

Stop by and support the Saline Area Social Services

•Dandylion Design- beaded jewelry including warring, necklaces, bracelets, also hand painted art and more

•Hankrajewel- handmade jewelers from copper, sterling silver and other metals

•Euphoric TreeFort- vegan, soy based geek culture candles in an assortment of unique scents 

•Wielfaert Farm and Greenhouse- seasonal produce 

Thursday, 2019 Aug 01st

The Reverse Osmosis (RO) booster pump was successfully installed yesterday, July 31st and now both reverse osmosis units and both booster pumps are on-line and operating properly. 

Saline’s drinking water hardness has been reduced to expected levels.  However, if anyone is continuing to experience harder drinking water than usual or you have questions, please contact WWTP/WTP Supt. Steve Wyzgoski at 734-944-2003 or at[email protected]

Government

Saline City Council returns to work Monday, Aug. 5, with a work meeting and regular meeting.

Council will continue discussing personnel policy updates during the work meeting.

During the regular meeting, council will:

Doyle O. Jackson, age 76, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 in Ann Arbor, MI. He was born on December 21, 1942 in Ypsilanti, MI, the son of George W. and Occie E. (Ling) Jackson.

On October 23, 1965 he married Patricia Catherine Variot and she preceded him in death on August 28, 2013.

Obituaries

The Saline City Clerk’s office will hold office hours on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the purpose of absentee voting.

Washtenaw County voters will consider a bond proposal to renovate High Point School, a school for students with special needs.

Elections

According to the WISD, if voters deny the bond proposal, the WISD will fund the project using special education millage dollars, which would impact the budgets of school district's like Saline's.

Elections

Wednesday, 2019 Jul 31st

Yesterday, The Saline Post reported on the fight between a couple Lawson Street senior citizens.

Today, WDIV investigated.

Story below.

 

 

 

Police & Fire

The City of Saline, via its Facebook Page, announced that a fault booster pump and increased water usage had caused its drinking water to be "harder" than normal.

Government

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