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Calendar for Feb 10 – Feb 16, 2014

The Mirror has pulled information from multiple websites and have combined them into a community calendar 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. Sports schedules can be found here.   Each Monday we will highlight […]

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Saturday’s Manchester Area Power Outage Explained

As many of our readers noticed, the power went out for a big chunk of the afternoon on Saturday, during the wet winter weather we had. We called Terry DeDoes at Consumer’s Energy to explain what happened. Terry replied: “A failed insulator caused the Manchester 46kV line to lock out at about 12:45 p.m. Saturday and interrupted […]

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Washtenaw County Sheriff Update 02-03-2014

Here is what we had for the past week (Jan 27 – Feb 2): Manchester Village o 35 calls for service; no major incidents Lodi twp o 28 calls for service; no major incidents.

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Calendar for Feb 3 – Feb 9, 2014

    The Mirror has pulled information from multiple websites and have combined them into a community calendar 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. Sports schedules can be found here. Each Monday we will […]

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Consequences of More Snow Days – Correction

Last week’s article regarding the consequences of more snow days should have indicated that the amendment to the State School Aid Act was strictly for the 2012-2013 school year.  The legislature is considering a similar modification for this school year, but it has not enacted to date.  My apologies for the error.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff Update 01/28/2014

  Here is what we have for the past week (Jan 20 – Jan 27):   Manchester village o 51 calls for service o A number of them were ordinance issues/complaints o 3 minor traffic crashes   Lodi Twp o 33 calls for service o 3 minor traffic crashes

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Consequences of More Snow Days

On Friday, the Manchester School District was closed for the 5th day this school year. With the polar vortex still rearing its ugly head, many administrators, teachers, and parents are a little worried. Will we miss more school days, and if so, will we (and how will we) have to add more days to the […]

 James Miller

What is “Broadband” Internet and Why Do I Need It?

Editor’s note: Also read this week’s article by Ray Berg about the progress of the The Washtenaw County Broadband Initiative and their Jan. 17, 2014 meeting in the News section. “Broadband” (or sometimes just “fast’) refers to a type of connection that your home can have to the Internet.  You can read a more in-depth article […]

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Calendar for Jan 27 – Feb 2, 2014

The Mirror has pulled information from multiple websites and have combined them into a community calendar 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. Sports schedules can be found here.   Each Monday we will highlight […]

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