Mike Austin

Manchester Township Board – “NO” on Oil Moratorium

The Manchester Township Board met last Tuesday evening at 7pm. Multiple township residents came out in anticipation of the board voting on a proposed moratorium on oil and gas drilling in Manchester Township. The moratorium was considered by the planning commission board in early June who voted unanimously to recommend that the township board vote […]

 Mike Austin

2015 Manchester Fair Queen Contest & Homemaker Awards

The Manchester Mirror would like to recognize and congratulate the winners of the Manchester Fair Queen contest and Homemaker awards.   Fair queen winners- 2015 Queen: Kayla Knasiak 1st Runner up: Sydnie Ahrens 2nd Runner up Jessica Walz 3rd Runner up: Brooke DeWolfe Miss Congeniality: Delanie Osborne Homemaker award winners- Champion Homemaker Winner: Susie Simpson […]

 Mike Austin

Pictures from the 2015 Manchester Community Fair Parade

It was absolutely beautiful weather for a Parade and this years Fair Parade was Fantastic.  Here are some photos in case you missed it.    

 Mike Austin

Klager 4th Graders Accept Amcor’s Student Design Challenge

Students, parents and members of the community came together at Amcor on the evening of May 20th for a presentation of students’ 21st Century Global Cyber Pal Student Design Challenge projects and a reception. The 21st Century Global Cyber Pal Student Design Challenge, also known as The Amcor Student Design Challenge was a new idea that […]

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Boychoir of Ann Arbor Performs for Manchester

Sunday afternoon, Manchester was treated to a fine performance by The Boychoir of Ann Arbor.  Presented by the Riverfolk Music and Arts Organization in cooperation with the Manchester United Methodist Church, nearly 100 people were in attendance to hear the boys perform. In addition to having local Manchester boys (Peter Cocco, Willem Rohwer, and Alden […]

 Mike Austin

And the Winner is… Manchester Fair Booklet Cover Design is Chosen

For the second year, Manchester High School art students had the opportunity to submit their concept for the Fair book cover. Out of 15 entries from Mrs. Griffin’s art classes two stood out among the rest, Selena Brown’s (2nd place) and Josie Rickert’s (1st place). The first place winner’s art will be used on the […]

 Mike Austin

Village Tap Hosts Benefit for Displaced PLI Tenants

From early Sunday afternoon until well into the evening, the Village Tap was packed with people remembering the Pleasant Lake Inn and contributing donations for the displaced tenants. The Pleasant Lake Inn which burned to the ground Feb. 8th housed 10 tenants in apartments. A tent was set up in the parking lot to accommodate the […]

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Klager Sock Hop Fun

Saturday night was full of 1950’s family fun as Guy Louis rocked and rolled through the Klager Gym. Elementary students and their families came out, some in costume, to enjoy this PTO sponsored event.

 Mike Austin

“The Distance” Opens in Manchester

Back In January of 2014 Sarah Andrews began going to Boot Camp classes and LOVED them. She loved the energy, loved that every workout was different, and loved that everybody could benefit from a Boot Camp-style workout.  Now, just one year later, Andrews has become a Certified Group Fitness Instructor and opened her own fitness gym […]

 Mike Austin

Manchester Area Can Support 50,000+ SqFt Additional Retail Space

On December 22, at the regular Downtown Development Authority (DDA) meeting, Bob Gibbs of Gibbs Planning Group presented his Retail Market Analysis for the Village of Manchester.  The results are pretty amazing, incredibly optimistic, and frankly, left everyone in the room in awe and questioning the validity of his analysis.  Could it really be true? […]