Sara Swanson

2014 Citizens Police Academy Registration Open

Register now for the 2014 Citizens Police Academy – September 24th- November 26th! The Citizens Police Academy is designed to give you a behind the scenes, in-depth look into the every day happenings of the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office. Our goal is to make this course an informative and enjoyable experience for everyone involved. It’s […]

 Sara Swanson

Sheriff’s Office Summary for Village, August 29th – September 11th, 2014

FOR: August 29nd –September 5th, 2014 There were 7 Calls for Service in Manchester Village. Deputies responded to a hit and run crash at the corner of Main St. and Union St. A truck had backed into the fire hydrant at this location and fled the scene without reporting the damage. Anyone with information on […]

 Sara Swanson

Calendar for September 15 — 21

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

DIY Author Coming to Farmers Market to Build Water Rockets and Boomerangs with Kids

This Thursday from 4 to 7pm, award-winning DIY author and tinkerer David Erik Nelson is coming to the Manchester Farmers Market to show kids and their parents how to build make-and-take cardboard boomerangs and water rockets out of household materials. This free event will be hosted at the Manchester District Library booth. Click HERE to […]

 Sara Swanson

September Gardening Advice for Manchester

Editor’s note: Manchester resident, Jennifer Fairfield, owns and operates the Garden Mill in Chelsea, serves on the Manchester Community Garden Committee, and volunteers with the school gardens at Klager and the MECC. by Jennifer Fairfield I’m having a hard time believing that it’s already September.  We had such a weird summer – not much real […]

 Sara Swanson

MDL Celebrates Library Card Sign-Up Month with Kindle Fire Drawing

Manchester District Library is celebrating Library Card Sign-up Month this September, along with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide. Throughout the month, everyone who signs up for a new library card will be entered into a drawing to win a Kindle Fire. To obtain your new library card, visit the library at 912 City Road. Anyone under 18 […]

 Sara Swanson

Foraging Manchester: Wild Grape Juice From the Riverbank Grape

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. All it takes is a walk along the river to tell that […]

 Sara Swanson

Sheriff’s Office Summary for Village, August 22nd – 28th, 2014

There were 34 Calls for Service in Manchester Village Deputies responded to two separate and unrelated Crashes at Ann Arbor St. near Mound and another on Ann Arbor St. near Cass. A report of Found Property was made in the 500Blk of Ann Arbor St. A person noticed a pistol lying on the ground. The […]

 Sara Swanson

Calendar for September 1 – 7, 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

School District Releases Overview of What’s New for the Upcoming School Year

The Manchester School District’s vision is to provide educational excellence in a caring community, and this year’s school improvement goals will help them do just that. According to Superintendent Cherie Vannatter, the schools will strive to improve literacy, mathematical skills, and critical thinking through the use of 21st century teaching and learning. In addition, Manchester […]