Sara Swanson

Bring Your Drugs to the Big Red Barrel in Celebration of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Don’t flush, toss, share, or save for later! Manchester will celebrate National Prescription Take-Back Day on Saturday, September 27, by urging residents with unwanted prescriptions to make use of the Big Red Barrel located outside of the Sherif Department Office (lower level of the library, 912 City Road). Medication can be dropped off 7 days […]

 Sara Swanson

MHS Students Invited to Participate in National VFW Speech Contest

Local VFW Post 4076 and the Manchester District Library encourage students in grades 9-12 to enter this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition. The VFW established the Voice of Democracy program (VOD) in 1947 to “provide students in grades 9-12 the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles.” The national first-place […]

 Sara Swanson

WCCD Announces New On-Line Hunter Education Class Option

The Washtenaw County Conservation District and the Department of Natural Resources has announced that a third official Michigan online hunter education course is now available HERE. A Michigan-based company, Hunter Ed Course offers its online hunter education course for $17.99. The course features lessons on safe, legal, and responsible hunting practices and uses narration, closed […]

 Sara Swanson

Sheriff’s Office Summary for Village, September 12 – 18th, 2014

There were 42 Calls for Service in Manchester Village Deputies responded to four unrelated Burglary Alarms in the 400Blk of Ann Arbor St. and 700Blk of E. Main St as well as 20000Blk of Dutch Dr. and 10000Blk of M52. In all instances the properties were determined to be secure. A delayed report of a […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Schools to Vaccinate Students Against Flu – You Can Get the Flu Shot too!

It may seem early to be thinking about flu season, but the Manchester Public School is looking ahead and this week they will be partnering with an organization called “Health Heroes” to vaccinate as much of the student population as possible at no cost to families or the schools. The clinics will be held at […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Civic Club’s September 2014 Student of the Month

September’s Manchester Civic Club student of the month is Josephine Rickert, daughter of Doug and Diane Rickert of Manchester. Josephine is a senior at Manchester High School, where she mentors freshmen, plays varsity softball, and serves on Student Council.   A member of the National Honor Society, she tutors at the school and has a 3.810 cumulative […]

 Sara Swanson

Equestrian Team Wins First District Meet

The Manchester Equestrian Team, considered an “A” team this year, won its first district meet with a score of 290 to Saline’s 276.  Juniors dominate the team, with 6 from the class accounting for fully half the riders; there are 2 representatives each from the senior, sophomore, and freshman classes. Coach Amanda Walz is optimistic about […]

 Sara Swanson

Bring Your Extra Seeds to the Farmers Market this Thursday

Are you a seed saver with extra seeds to share? Are you a gardener with leftover seed packets from the store? Bring them to the Farmers Market this Thursday between 4 and 7 pm. The Manchester Seed Library will be at the library booth to accept seed donations. There will also be seed saving demos and […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester’s Rebecca Harvey Interviewed on the Women’s Radio Network

On August 11th, 2014, Manchester resident Rebecca Harvey, Esq. was interviewed on the Women’s Radio Network about practicing family law. Her interview can be listened to online and is available HERE . Harvey was born and raised in New York but moved to Michigan to attend U of M, graduating in 1997. She worked for a few years […]

 Sara Swanson

Treasurer Carey Reminds Township Residents that Summer Taxes are Due TODAY!

Manchester Township treasurer Laurie Carey reminds residents that today, Monday, September 15, is the last day to pay summer taxes before interest and penalties are added. “Although we will continue to collect them in the office or by mail after Tuesday (9/16) there will be additional charges. Monday 9/15 is the last day that payments can […]