Sara Swanson

Public Notice: Bridgewater Board of Review Meetings

BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP 
 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETINGS
 PUBLIC NOTICE The Bridgewater Township Board of Review for 2018 will be held at the Bridgewater Township Hall, 10990 Clinton Road, Manchester, Ml 48158 on the following dates: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm – Organizational Meeting Monday, March 12, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. […]

 Sara Swanson

Public Notice: Budget Public Hearing

NOTICE OF BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES 01-MAR-18 7:00 p.m. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. the Bridgewater Township Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on the proposed Township budget for fiscal year 2018-2019. The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied […]

 Sara Swanson

Public Notice: Bridgewater Board of Trustees Meeting Synopsis 1-Feb-18

BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING SYNOPSIS 1-Feb-18 The regular monthly meeting of the Bridgewater Township Board of Trustees was called to order by Supervisor Fromhart at 7:00 p.m. Five Board members were present (quorum) with 4 public in attendance. Board heard citizen participation. Board approved the 4-Jan-18 meeting minutes as amended. Board approved the […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Community Schools Foundation steps into gap left by declining organizations

As older Manchester organizations are facing declining membership and disbandment, a newer organization is stepping up. The Manchester Community Schools Foundation (MCSF), a 501(c)3 non-profit founded in 2001, has a healthy membership with stable numbers and was selected recently by the Manchester Civic Club as a successor for administrating Student of the Month and T.E.A.M. […]

 Sara Swanson

Local children’s author delights attendees at library event

Jennifer Carson, 1993 Manchester High School graduate and parent of a current MHS student, was the star attraction of the “take your child to the library” day at the Manchester District Library on Saturday. Carson is the author of two middle grade books, the first of which, Hapenny Magick, she read a chapter from, and […]

 Sara Swanson

Contra dance to return to Manchester

In 2015 Manchester residents were introduced to contra dance, and over the next year had the opportunity to attend monthly dances put on by a group called Dance! Manchester to live music in Emanuel Church’s gym. The dances halted for good in 2016. But in good news for contra dance lovers, Carol Palms of the […]

 Sara Swanson

Lasinski announces re-election run for 52nd House District

State Rep. Donna Lasinski announced last week that she will be seeking re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives. Rep. Lasinski was joined by over 100 supporters at her campaign kickoff at the Null Taphouse, with featured guest Congresswoman Debbie Dingell. She spoke to the excited crowd about why she wants to continue serving them in […]

 Sara Swanson

February 2018 gardening advice

by Jennifer Fairfield Would you believe that just a few days ago, we were technically half-way between winter and spring? I say technically, because that’s only according to the calendar. We do live in Michigan, and Michigan tends to decide when spring is going to show up with little regard to the calendar. So don’t count […]

 Sara Swanson

Next Farm to Table planning meeting

Beginning in 2016, 5HealthyTowns Foundation has held a “Fabulous Farm-to-Table Feast” to benefit each of the five communities it serves, by raising money for the communities’ farmers markets. It has been held so far in Chelsea and Grass Lake and this year it will be held in Manchester. Everyone is invited to the next Farm to Table […]

 Sara Swanson

Public Notice: Western Washtenaw Construction Authority is seeking applicants

Public Notice Western Washtenaw Construction Authority is seeking applicants for Building Inspector, Plumbing Inspector and Mechanical Inspector. Please pick up application at WWCA, 912 City Road or call 734-428-7001 to have an application emailed. Deadline to submit application & resume is Feb. 28th, 1:00pm. WWCA hours of opperation M,W.F 8:00am – 1:00pm. Douglas Parr Building […]