Sara Swanson

5HF to undergo year-long evaluation on their effectiveness

Michigan Health Endowment Fund (The Health Fund) has contracted with the Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI) to evaluate the Five Healthy Towns Project.  The year-long evaluation is scheduled to be completed by October, 2018. The 5 Healthy Towns Foundation is a tax-exempt private foundation governed by a volunteer board of directors. The foundation serves the […]

 Sara Swanson

Washtenaw Hepatitis A cases part of larger Southeast Michigan outbreak

from Washtenaw County Public Health Washtenaw County is one of multiple counties in southeast Michigan with an increased number of hepatitis A cases. No common sources of food, beverages, or drugs have been identified as a potential source of infection. Vaccination and good handwashing can help prevent the spread of illness. Vaccination is strongly recommended […]

 Sara Swanson

December gardening advice 2017

by Jennifer Fairfield Gardening season seems to keep going and going around here this year (I know – I said last month that it had pretty much come to an end, but who knew it would stay so warm for so long?!) – which is a good thing for me, since I only just got […]

 Sara Swanson

Public Notice: Manchester Township/Village of Manchester Recreation Master Plan public input

Read plan online HERE. MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP/VILLAGE OF MANCHESTER RECREATION MASTER PLAN PUBLIC INPUT The VILLAGE OF MANCHESTER and MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP are seeking public input regarding the Manchester Area 2018 – 2022 Recreation Master Plan. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources requires a minimum 30-day public review process as part of the master planning process. The […]

 Sara Swanson

2017 Christmas in the Village – parade, shopping, Santa, crafts shows, contests & more!!

Manchester Chamber of Commerce will be hosting Manchester’s Annual Christmas in the Village this coming weekend. Festivities begin on Thursday, November 30th and run through the evening of Saturday, Dec. 2nd. While we can look forward to the return of perennial favorites, like craft shows, the lightened parade, Lunch with Santa and the beloved recent […]

 Sara Swanson

Mens Club Christmas tree sale begins

The Manchester Mens club annual Christmas Tree Sale in Chi-Bro Park began this weekend with the help of the boys and girls soccer teams and Manchester’s 5th-in-the-State equestrian team, and will run until all of the trees are gone. Trees will be for sale on Mondays – Fridays from 5pm to 8pm, Saturdays from 9am to […]

 Sara Swanson

Senior Newsletter THE TRUMPETER – December 2017

The December 2017 edition of Manchester’s Newsletter for Seniors, THE TRUMPETER, is now available. Download it here: December 2017 Trumpeter

 Sara Swanson

Public Notice: Manchester Township notice of public hearing

 Sara Swanson

Weekend lockdown and threat on social media result in Monday school closures

Manchester Middle School/ High School, Klager Elementary and Manchester’s preschools will be closed today, Monday November 20, while a threat to the Middle School/High School building is investigated. On Saturday night, a lockdown occurred following a high school Drama Club production, because of a report of a person behaving suspiciously outside the building. The police were called and […]

 Sara Swanson

Lucy Wolcott Barnum Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, attends dedication of Gov. Charles Croswell’s portrait

submitted by Betty Cummings, Regent of Lucy Wolcott Barnum Chapter, DAR  Members of the Lucy Wolcott Barnum Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, attended a dedication ceremony celebrating the unveiling of the portrait of Charles Miller Croswell, 17th Governor of the State of Michigan, on Monday, November 13, at the Michigan State Capitol Building in Lansing. The […]