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Manchester Schools $12.6 Million in Debt to the School Bond Loan Fund

Manchester school district is currently in debt to the School Bond Loan fund almost 12.6 million dollars according to the state of Michigan and is now asking voters to approve a $3.6 million bond. Next week, on Tuesday the 5th of August, Manchester area voters will need to choose whether or not to support the bond. […]

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Dead Body Found on Trails Behind ChiBro Park (Updated X2)

A body was discovered  on the trails behind ChiBro park this morning around 10am.  The Washtenaw County Sheriff will be releasing more information shortly.   Update (2:43pm): According to Washtenaw County Sheriff Director Derrick Jackson, the deceased was a 47-year-old male. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He has been identified, but his name […]

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Manchester Principals Making a Difference at the State and National Level

Both Jennifer Mayes and Shanna Spickard were recently named to pivotal positions within the Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association (MEMSPA).  According to Jennifer Mayes, both she and Shanna Spickard are “working diligently to establish Manchester’s name as a frontrunner in educational leadership.”  Mrs. Mayes and Mrs. Spickard have a “passion for addressing the […]

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WCSO Update For May 15 – May 22, 2014

Editor’s Note: They’re back!  They’re better!  A big thank you to Sgt. Paul Cook for agreeing to provide a weekly summary from the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Cook has been the command officer of the Village of Manchester and Lodi Twp since Sgt. Pennington’s departure on March 17. If you haven’t had a chance to meet him, […]

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W4 Country’s “Firehouse Fridays” Rolls into Manchester on Friday

The final firehouse Friday of the season will this Friday at the Manchester Fire Department. W4’s  morning show, including Bubba and Lori, will be in Manchester for a live broadcast of their morning show. There is always a good time with fun, games, and giveaways, not to mention being able to show support for our Manchester […]

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Senior Fitness, Fun, and Friends – Free Class Offered at the Wellness Center

From the Chelsea Wellness Center: Seniors!  Looking for a joint-safe, low-impact workout?  No need to get on the floor, we use chair and standing exercises!  Come join us at the Manchester Wellness Centers for a gentle but challenging head-to-toe workout. Improve circulation, lubricate joints, improve balance, core strength, and much more.  Exercise while having fun and […]

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Home Toxics & Agricultural Clean Sweep Pesticide Disposal

Home Toxics Disposal Days The Washtenaw County Home Toxics Reduction Program provides Washtenaw County residents a way to dispose of flammable, poisonous, toxic and corrosive materials FREE, but donations are welcome to help offset disposal costs. April-November: open the first 3 Saturdays of the month, 9 a.m. – 12 noon, excluding holiday weekends (July 4th). […]

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Calendar for May 26 – June 1, 2014

  The Mirror has pulled information from multiple websites and have combined them into a community calendar here.   Sports schedules can be found here. If you have events that you would like added to this calendar, please e-mail us at themanchestermirror@gmail.com and we’d be more than happy to do so. Each Monday we will highlight activities […]

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Manchester Awarded a $10,000 Grant to Increase Tourism

Congratulations to the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and the Village of Manchester for being awarded $10,000 to promote tourism to this area. The $10,000 grant is from the Ypsilanti Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (YACVB), through the Community Tourism Action Plan (CTAP) program. YACVB is funded through a 5% bed tax levied on visitors to Washtenaw […]

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Knights of Columbus Thanks Community and Volunteers

Last month, the Knights of Columbus held their 38th annual annual Tootsie Roll Drive.  Members from over 200 councils throughout the state hit the streets at local intersections and asked people to make a donation to support people with intellectual disabilities and receive a tootsie roll. The Michigan Knights of Columbus run one of the […]

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