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Manchester Middle School/ High School 2017-2018 second marking period Honor Roll

High School High Honors 12th grade Bargardi, Dominic D Brickley, Derek R Clark, Alexander M Davila, Alyssa J Derheim, Paul W Fields, Ryan M Fulps, Madison A Garzotto, Filippo Grebe, Joseph A Kominars, Samantha R Penberthy, Emily A Pierce, Claudia G Radcliff, Noah G Riske, Jason M Rowader, Meaghan M Schook, Hope E Schriber, Lauren […]

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Manchester Township Board one step closer to bringing broadband

On Tuesday, January 10th 2018, the Manchester Township Board voted unanimously to seek bids from companies who would perform a feasibility study regarding delivering broadband internet to the entire township and village. A feasibility study will establish how much it will cost to build a broadband network, how much the network will cost to run, […]

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Pokemon GO Community Day set for this Saturday

Janice Kessler wrote in to THE MIRROR to inquire if there was a Manchester event planned for Pokemon GO Community Day. While we at the Mirror don’t know of any specific event, we thought we’d help foster one. For those that don’t know, Pokemon GO is a location based game played on your smartphone. (We wrote […]

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Manchester Township Board to decide future of Broadband in Township at January 9th meeting

Last summer, Manchester Township’s board conducted a survey of residents to determine access to and interest in fixed broadband internet access, defined by the FCC is download speeds of 25 megabits per second or greater. The survey showed that outside of the village, only 3% of Manchester Township residents have fixed broadband internet access. In that same […]

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Manchester Mirror print edition digital archive now available

This paper started online in 2013, on Halloween weekend but in March of 2016 we realized there were still many residents for whom a web publication was inconvenient, inaccessible or both so we introduced a weekly print edition. The paper is largely written on Sunday, based on information gathered over the course of one or several […]

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Manchester Township votes to End AshKay Island rentals

Following up on the issue of the AshKay Island vaccation rental discussed in depth at the September Manchester Township board meeting (and in a previous article), last Tuesday the Manchester Township board voted unanimously to take legal action against Andy Bobo, owner of the AshKay Island rental on Iron Mill Lake. The goal of the legal action […]

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22nd Annual Manchester CROP Walk Raises $2,400 to fight hunger

On October 1st, 70 Manchester residents participated in the CROP Hunger Walk which began at the Manchester United Methodist Church and raised more than $2,400. “The weather was great and more dogs than ever participated to support good causes!” exclaimed participant Lon Nordeen. A Manchester CROP Walk has been held every year since 1995 and including this […]

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Board lawyer declares Iron Mill Pond Island Vacation rental in violation of ordinance

The Manchester Township Board, on Tuesday September 12th, heard complaints from residents of Iron Mill Pond. These residents are concerned that a cabin built on the island in the center of the lake by Andy Bobo has been marketed and rented for several years as a vacation getaway through the VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner) […]

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Public Notice: Manchester Township adopts Resolution 17-02

Township of Manchester Resolution No. 17-02 September 12, 2017 A resolution to adopt an ordinance to amend the Manchester Township Zoning Ordinance by adding, amending, and deleting certain animal and farm related definitions and regulations and by adding Section 16.26 “Regulation of Animals” to Article 16.0 “Supplementary Regulations and Standards”, pursuant to the authority granted by the Michigan […]

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9th Annual Run Manchester

105 racers participated in the Run Manchester race, which coincided with Sesquicentennial festivities this Saturday. 23 ran the 10K (19 of whom were from Manchester) and 82 ran the 5K (with 48 of those from Manchester). Shane Goodell was the top male finisher, and top finisher overall, for the 10K. Stacy Kempher was the top […]

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