Sara Swanson

Young-fives Program, Alumni Field, artificial turf all subjects of Superintendent coffee hour

Interim Superintendent Brad Hamilton fielded questions on a wide range of topics at the first of three coffee hours last Wednesday morning. The coffee hours were scheduled to give students’ families and community members an opportunity to provide input on and ask questions about the school board’s recent decisions to re-open the Middle School, reconfigure […]

 Sara Swanson

Western Washtenaw Construction Authority presents a friendly face in Inspector Doug Parr

Unless you’ve built a new home, a shed, a pole barn or swimming pool lately, you may not be familiar with the Western Washtenaw Construction Authority. Western Washtenaw Construction Authority, or WWCA is the regional body for Freedom, Bridgewater and Manchester Townships, and the Village of Manchester that acts as the permitting and enforcing agency […]

 Sara Swanson

Dandelion Knoll Farm receives MAEAP verification

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing Dandelion Knoll Farm in Sharon Township for becoming MAEAP verified on January 2nd.  Technical assistance was provided by the Washtenaw County Conservation District MAEAP Technician, Nick Machinski. Dandelion Knoll Farm received MAEAP verification in both farmstead and livestock […]

 Sara Swanson

January 2018 Student of the Month Hope Schook

Our January 2018 Manchester Community Foundation Student of the Month for Manchester High School is Hope Schook. Hope is the daughter of Jim and Melissa Schook. Hope is the co-president of the Manchester High School National Honor Society and a member of Student Council and Bow-Tie Society. She regularly volunteers at a day care and […]

 Sara Swanson

Skate party at Chi-Bro Park back on!

All of this cold weather has a silver lining! The Manchester Men’s Club is Hosting their annual FREE family themed Ice Skating Party Saturday, February 17, 3 pm at Chi Bro Park. They will provide hot chocolate, coffee, hot dogs, and a bonfire, as well as music for your skating enjoyment. Please, no Hockey pucks. All ages […]

 Sara Swanson

Church inviting everyone who needs a meal to community dinner

Know anyone who needs a meal, free? Zion Lutheran Church is inviting anyone who needs a meal to a community dinner on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 1 to 5 pm at the Chelsea Fair Grounds Service Center. The fairgrounds are located at 20501 Old US-12 Highway. Chili, hot dogs, Mac & cheese, good company, and […]

 Sara Swanson

Washtenaw Transportation public meeting in Manchester THIS Wednesday

Do you wish we had bus service to Chelsea or Ann Arbor? Is there a crumbling bridge you are concerned about? Does traffic congestion make your commute unbearably long? The Washtenaw Area Transportation Study (WATS) is currently developing its 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan, which provides a vision for transportation planning over the next 25 […]

 Sara Swanson

Chain Gang needs yarn

The Chain Gang is Manchester’s own network of knitters and crocheters who produce premie hats, newborn hats, chemo caps, prayer shawls, lapghans, slippers and more for premature babies, newborns, cancer patients, cardio patients, veterans, children in foster care and others in need. Christine Baisden, Chain Gang organizer, explained that while some knitters and crocheters can purchase yarn to […]

 Sara Swanson

Snowy River Raisin (photos)

 Sara Swanson

Public Notice: MASCC INC. Application for operating and/or capital assistance

PUBLIC NOTICE MANCHESTER AREA SENIOR CITIZENS COUNCIL, INC. PROPOSED STATE AND FEDERAL APPLICATION FOR OPERATING AND/OR CAPITAL ASSISTANCE All Citizens are advised that Manchester Area Senior Citizens Council, Inc. has prepared an application for State of Michigan financial assistance for fiscal year 2019 as required under Act 51 of the Public Acts of 1951, as […]

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