Sara Swanson

Foraging Manchester: Gill-Over-The-Ground

Editor’s Note – If you are not familiar with a plant, consult an edible plant guide and/or an expert before you eat it. These articles are intended to introduce these edibles but not to be used as the sole source for identifying them. I’m sure you’ve seen it creeping over the ground through your garden […]

 Sara Swanson

Sheriff’s Office Update For July 11-17, 2014

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SUMMARY: LODI TOWNSHIP / MANCHESTER VILLAGE FOR: July 11th-July 17, 2014 LODI TOWNSHIP There were 50 Calls for Service in Lodi Township Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 1 report of a crash at Oak Valley/Scio Church Rd. There were no injuries. A Deputy responded to a complaint of a disorderly person in the 2800Blk […]

 Sara Swanson

American Heritage Girls Troop Recruiting

American Heritage Girls Troop MI1871 will be holding an informational meeting for families with girls in kindergarten through 12th grade interested in joining the troop. The meeting will be held on Saturday, July 26 at 1:00 PM at the St. Mary Parish Center, 110 E. Madison Street, Manchester, MI. American Heritage Girls is a Christ-centered […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester District Library Brings Bugs and Reptiles to Summer Reading

On Friday, July 11 at 4pm in the Village Room at the Manchester District Library, as part of the Summer Reading Program, the Great Lakes Zoological Society “World of Discovery” (GLZS), brought live animals for an interactive program focusing on animal behavior and conservation. The GLZS is an indoor zoo located in Ann Arbor that features reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates. […]

 Sara Swanson

Fire Department Events to Raise Funds to Purchase All Terrain Rescue Vehicle

The Manchester Township Fire Department is holding two events as part of a fundraising campaign to raise $20,000 to purchase a Kubota All Terrain Rescue Vehicle in honor of the memory of Cameron LaDouceur. The campaign was spearheaded by Bubba, a local radio personality on 102.9 W4 Country who visited the Manchester Fire Station at […]

 Sara Swanson

An Invitation to St. Mary’s Ice Cream Social

by Janet Shurtliff First, we certainly can all agree that every Manchester church ice cream social is excellent! And while all share many traditional elements for food and fun, each has its own special qualities. May we introduce to you what makes the Ice Cream Social at St. Mary Catholic Church particularly wonderful? And may […]

 Sara Swanson

MHS Class of 1984 to Celebrate 30 Year Class Reunion this Weekend

Manchester High School’s Class of 1984 will be celebrating its 30 year class reunion this Saturday, July 19th. It’s being held in Manchester at Stephanie and Eric Beuerle’s house at 10335 M-52. Doors will open at 3:00 pm with dinner at 6:00 pm. The event is BYOB. All MHS graduates are invited to the party after […]

 Sara Swanson

Steeple Structure Returns to Church Tower As Repairs Proceed

 Sara Swanson

Sheriff’s Office Update For July 4 -10, 2014

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SUMMARY: LODI TOWNSHIP / MANCHESTER VILLAGE FOR: July 4th-July 10, 2014 LODI TOWNSHIP There were 34 Calls for Service in Lodi Township Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 1 report of noise in the 2400blk of Strieter Rd. The source of the noise was a large party that was dispersed. A Deputy responded for a […]

 Sara Swanson

Great Lakes Zoological Society Coming to the Library

Everyone will have the opportunity to learn about and touch live animals this Friday, July 11 at 4pm in the Village Room at the Manchester District Library. As part of the Summer Reading Program, the Great Lakes Zoological Society “World of Discovery” (GLZS), will be bringing live animals for an interactive program focusing on animal […]