Sara Swanson

Thank You to Manchester Community for Supporting Schools

Editor’s Note: We run this community thank you at the request of Klager Elementary teacher Melissa Yekulis.  For such a small, quiet town, the community of Manchester has a powerful voice, and it is one that supports and cheers on its local schools. Even when the state continues to change and alter school budgets, the people of […]

 Sara Swanson

Christmas in the Village Parade Planning Meeting

A public meeting will be held this Wednesday, June 25 at 6 pm at the Coffee Mill to plan the 2014 Christmas in the Village parade. Anyone who is interested in helping plan the parade is invited to attend. Although the parade has been held on Saturday for the last few years, it will return […]

 Sara Swanson

Middle School Variety Show Wraps

On June 10 & 11, the Manchester Middle School held its 13th Annual Variety Show. The show was organized and sponsored by Manchester Voices. Volunteers included parents of performers, high school students, recent graduates, and Manchester Voices Coalition Members who served as curtain crew, stage crew, and communication specialists. Lindsay Hannah, Manchester Voices organizer, would like […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Area Farmers Invited for Educational Cruise & Lunch

The Washtenaw Farm Bureau will take farmers living in the Western Lake Erie Basin Watershed on a cruise on the 65-foot Sandpiper on the Maumee River and Lake Erie on Friday, August 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn more about harmful algae blooms and conservation practices to protect water resources. After cruising the river […]

 Sara Swanson

DNR Offers Tips on Michigan Snake Safety

Editor’s Note: These general safety precautions issued by the DNR are especially timely after Thursday’s news that a child was hospitalized after after being bitten by an eastern massasauga rattlesnake at U of M’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens in Ann Arbor. Click HERE to more about that incident. This time of year, as snakes are out and about in […]

 Sara Swanson

June 6th Golf Outing Raised $7,600 for CRC & Chamber

The 11th annual fundraiser golf outing for the Community Resource Center and the Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce was held Saturday, June 7 at Hills’ Heart of the Lakes Golf Course in Brooklyn. It  exceeded expectations, raising over $7,600 in proceeds for the two organizations. Enjoying perfect weather, seventy-four golfers hit the links before 9:00 […]

 Sara Swanson

Recipe: Make Your Own Chèvre – Goat Cheese from Grocery Store Goat Milk

I noticed a few weeks back that along with the myriad of plant-based alternative milks, the Manchester Market carries quarts of goats milk in the dairy section. I am a huge fan of goat cheese and DIY projects and so decided to make my own — with spectacular results! For under $4 you can make […]

 Sara Swanson

Sheriff’s Office Update For June 13 – 19, 2014

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SUMMARY: LODI TOWNSHIP/ MANCHESTER VILLAGE FOR: June 13-June 19, 2014 LODI TOWNSHIP There were 45 Calls for Service in Lodi Township Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 1 report shots fired in the area of Scio Church and Hollow Oak Rds. The source of the shooting was not located and may have been fireworks. A […]

 Sara Swanson

Calendar for June 23 – June 29, 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 that are […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Churches Team Up to Offer Vacation Bible School – Beginning June 23

St. Mary’s Church, Emanuel Church, Manchester Methodist Church, and Sharon Methodist Church will be hosting a Vacation Bible School for preschoolers – 8th graders.  It will be held June 23, 2013 – June 26, 2014, from 6:15 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. at the Emanuel United Church of Christ which is located at 324 West Main […]