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Friday, 2019 May 24th

Public safety was at the forefront of last week’s Pittsfield trustees meeting, as the board declared a gun violence awareness day and received an annual report from the township’s public safety director.

Government

Thursday, 2019 May 23rd

The Washtenaw County Road Commission  will hold a construction open house at 6, p.m., Thursday, June 13, at Saline City Hall to provide information and answer questions about the improvements planned on Saline-Milan Road in York Township this summer.
 

Government

A $16 million expansion of the Liebherr campus that will bring around 20 new jobs to Saline gained preliminary site plan approval at the City of Saline planning commission meeting Wednesday.

Government

Are you or your loved ones are finding it difficult to perform simple daily activities? Would the support and care of someone make these tasks manageable for you and your loved ones to improve the quality of your life?

Family

The City of Saline has once again run out of patience with the owners of Clean Get Away car wash – the unfinished structure behind Tractor Supply.

Government

City of Saline Mayor Brian Marl denied Saline township officials’ assertions the city is in agreement on an annexation agreement that would serve the proposed Andelina Farms development and a potential develop to its north.

Government

Wednesday, 2019 May 22nd

Saline FC camps offer technical training and

Sports

The Saline varsity softball team continued their winning ways sweeping a doubleheader against the Ann Arbor River Rats Tuesday afternoon at Hornet Stadium. The Hornets made quick work of the River Rats, winning the opener 16-1, with the game called after Saline scored ten runs in the bottom of the fourth to gain a 15-run lead.

Sports

Saline split a doubleheader with Lake Orion on senior night at the Hornet baseball field Wednesday.

The Hornets won the opener, 4-1, behind the solid pitching of Logan Evans, who allowed six hits and walked three while striking out three in a complete game. Evans also doubled and drove in two runs. Brad Baldus had three hits and an RBI. Noah Nelson went 2-for-4 with a run scored.

. The Hornets were shutout, 4-0, on a three-hitter by Jake Rydquist in the second game.

Sports

Ann Arbor will be a hotbed of live music over the Memorial Day weekend with bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder’s show on Saturday at the Michigan Theater – a benefit for The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic – bracketed by a bevy of top local jazz, country rock, folk and blues artists.

Arts & Entertainment

The Saline Arts & Culture Committee is delighted to announce 2019’s Art Around Saline selections.  Chosen from a outstanding pool of submissions, reproductions of these artworks will grace downtown buildings beginning in September.  

Arts & Entertainment

Tuesday, 2019 May 21st

Our dad, James (Jim) Suits passed away peacefully with family at his side on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at StoryPoint Assisted Living in Saline.  Jim was born on April 15, 1930 to Emil Suits and Hazel Puff.

Obituaries

The Saline Hornets girls’ varsity softball team swept a doubleheader against SEC Red Division rival the Skyline Eagles. The lady Hornets outscored the Eagles by a combined score of 22-7, winning 10-2 and 12-5. The wins were picked up by pitchers junior Alexandra Pace and sophomore Elaina Walker.

Sports

The Washtenaw County Conservation District (WCCD) will host its first Native Plant Expo & Marketplace on June 1 at the Farm Council Grounds (5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd)  from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. The Native Plant Expo & Marketplace offers landowners one convenient location to shop for Michigan native plants from several Michigan native plant growers, opportunity to learn how to establish and maintain native landscapes and connect with companies specializing in planning native landscapes.

Community

Monday, 2019 May 20th

On Sunday, May 19, 2019, Louis Paul Hoeft, age 90, passed on.  Lou was born in Belleville, Michigan on April 15, 1929, the fifth son of William R. Hoeft and Bertha A. Kromrei Hoeft.  In June of 1977, he married Audrey Weingardt on the family farm in Saline Township.  

Obituaries

Annie Rothfuss and Sydney Masters decided to focus on human trafficking for an FCCLA project. What they learned convinced them they needed to highlight the issue for the community.

Schools

 

Several Hornets took home medals from the Scholastic Rowing Association of Michigan Championship Regatta held May 18 at Riverside Park in Grand Rapids.

Sports

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