Marsha Chartrand

Farmers Market Faces Changes and Challenges

There is a lot “new” going on at Manchester’s Farmers Market this summer. A new location, a new market manager, and new funding challenges will be just a few of the changes seen when the market begins its season on May 7. The new location this year, at Chi-Bro Park, may be a temporary one–a […]

 Marsha Chartrand

“MOST Teens Don’t Use” Campaign Under Way

The Manchester Voices Coalition and Students Leading Students have kicked off a new positive social norm campaign titled, “MOST Teens Don’t Use.” This campaign celebrates teens that are making healthy choices when it comes to marijuana, alcohol, and tobacco use. Lindsay Hannah, who organized Manchester Voices and acts as Project SUCCESS Counselor at Manchester Middle School […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Manchester High School Second Marking Period Honor Roll

12th Grade High Honors Ahrens, Sydnie V Benedict, Alia M Blaine, Morgan R Brown, Selena N Burge, Jared M Collins, Madison K Coutts, Adrianna P Dorman, Kate E Heuser, Jordan F Heuser, Rachel L Jacobs, Sutton M Keller, Isabella L Knasiak, Kayla M Korican, Samuel T Korth, Daniel G Manders, Jessica J Newman, Rebecca R Oliver, […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Manchester Middle School Q3 High Honors and Honor Roll

  8th Grade High Honors Boote, Jocelyn R Bortmas, Quenton W Bourland, Paige E Brown, Sedona R Chandler, Madilyn Q Cole, Autumn J Daniels, Calvin S DeWolfe, Ashley L Dobis, Johnathon A Dresch, Reese L Edwards, Rayna K Ernst, Mitchell K Geldner, Mikayla A Good, McKenna L Haist, Ellyn L Herron, Elijah N Huff, Logan […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Pegouskie Receives 2015 Community Service Award

The Michigan Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) recognized the Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation’s Community Investment Manager Matt Pegouskie with a 2015 Community Service Award. Pegouskie attends monthly Manchester Wellness Coalition meetings and serves as a liaison between Manchester and the Foundation in addition to his many other responsibilities. Community Service Awards are presented to individuals, groups, and […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Relay For Life Kicks Off with 80s Party

If you were in downtown Manchester on the evening of March 24, you may have thought that you were having a mini-flashback. Some people wearing distinctively 1980s fashions were seen making their way into Frank’s Place, where 80s music and apparel appeared to evidently be making a comeback. The reason for the celebration was in honor […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Residents Pack Manchester Township Board Meeting to Hear Presentation on Problems Associated with Oil Drilling

The Stewards of Western Washtenaw  and Citizens for Oil-Free Backyards (COFBY) hosted a 45-minute presentation at the Manchester Township board meeting on March 10, 2015. Dr. Ian Moyer, a Scio Township resident, associate professor at the University of Michigan, and a member of the COFBY group, spoke about potential oil and gas development in Manchester Township […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Guest Authors Encourage Klager Kids to be Reading Heroes

On the afternoon of Thursday, March 5, Klager Elementary students were treated to an exciting afternoon of fun with March Is Reading Month guest authors David Anthony and Charles David Clasman. The two Michigan authors pen the children’s reading series: Heroes A 2 Z, Knightscares, and Mystery Underground. All three chapter book series focus on […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Jessica Manders Named Student of the Month

The Manchester Civic Club Student of the month for March is Jessica Manders. Jessica is currently a senior at Manchester High School and the daughter of Mark and Julie Manders of Manchester. She is a member of the National Honor Society, FFA and Student Council. Jessica served as Class President her freshmen, sophomore and junior […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Linda’s Diner to Celebrate Agriculture Week with “Proud to be a Farmer” Placemats

Washtenaw County Farm Bureau (WCFB) and local FFA chapters will join countless other organizations across the country to celebrate agriculture’s important role in daily life as part of National Ag Week March 15-21 and Ag Day on Wednesday March 18th. Linda’s Diner located on M-52 in Manchester, will be celebrating by using agriculture-themed placemats provided by […]

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