Sara Swanson

Manchester Township to reactivate fire siren

In March, the Manchester Township Fire Department upgraded from VHF pagers to 800 MHz. This upgrade allowed all first responders in the county to communicate with each other. As the fire siren, located in the township hall was activated by the VHF signal, the change to 800 MHz ceased activating the siren and it has sat […]

 Sara Swanson

State Representative Donna Lasinski speaks in Freedom Township

submitted by Pleasant Lake Property Owners Association State Representative Donna Lasinski served as the guest speaker at the Pleasant Lake Property Owners Association fall meeting, which was held Monday, September 11, 2017.  More than 45 area residents filled the Freedom Township Hall on Pleasant Lake Road to complete association business, listen to an update from Lansing, […]

 Sara Swanson

Sign the petition to end gerrymandering at the Farmers Market

Last June, more than 30 local voters gathered in the high school library to learn about gerrymandering in Michigan. The event was hosted by Manchester area groups and brought the non-partisan organization, Voters Not Politicians, to the village to talk about this widely-used but little-understood political practice. The presentation explained gerrymandering and the problems surrounding it, and the […]

 Sara Swanson

Public invited to Christmas in the Village planning meeting

Planning has started for 2017 Christmas in the Village which will be held on Saturday, December 2, with an evening parade on Friday, December 1. As previous organizers had to step down, new volunteers have stepped forward to organize the parade and coordinate downtown events this year. Organizers are holding a planning meeting on Friday […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Equestrians win again, remain undefeated

submitted by Donna Clark Manchester High School Equestrian Team remained undefeated with their second win of the season.  They were competing in the District 10, Class B horse riding meet, which was held at the Lenawee County Fairgrounds in Adrian on September 10. The meet was sponsored by the Michigan Interscholastic Horse Association and included […]

 Sara Swanson

CRC seeking volunteers to extend County Meals on Wheels to excluded seniors

Seniors who are unable to leave their home for any reason and are unable to prepare food at home are able to receive from Washtenaw County, nutritious meals delivered to their door. Drivers not only provide the valuable service of meal delivery, but also are able to check-in on the house-bound seniors on a regular basis […]

 Sara Swanson

Photos: MHS decorates with super hero theme for homecoming week

submitted by Wendy Arntson, teacher at Manchester High School The Manchester High School celebrated Homecoming Week with Spirit days and Hall decorations in preparation for the Homecoming game against Grass Lake. The four classes and their advisors worked late into the night on Thursday to complete the halls. Students and staff arrived to the amazing decorations […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester District Library upcoming events

submitted by Samantha Kreklau, Manchester District Library Weekly Adult Coloring Hour: Tuesdays, Sept 19th and 26th, 2017; 6:30-7:30 pm Every week on Tuesday evening, the Library hosts a coloring hour for adults. Coloring has been shown to reduce stress, so you can see this as a form of meditation. All materials needed are supplied by the […]

 Sara Swanson

Annual VFW youth scholarship competitions now open

submitted by Samantha Kreklau, Manchester District Library The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is now accepting entries into its 2017-18 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions. Students from across the globe recently took home their share of more than $3.3 million in scholarships and awards from last year’s competitions. The VFW’s […]

 Sara Swanson

Lasinski to host State of Health Care in Michigan Town Hall

Manchester’s State Representative, Donna Lasinski will be hosting a town hall meeting on Tuesday, September 26th 6:30-8 pm, at Mill Creek Middle School Cafeteria, 7305 Dexter Ann Arbor Rd, Dexter, MI 48130 to discuss the state of health care in Michigan. The “Protect MI Health Care” town hall panelists will share their perspectives on healthcare, Representative Lasinski will discuss […]

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