Updates from the staff of the Mirror

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Washtenaw County Sheriff Travel Advisory

The WCSO has issued a travel advisory.  All side roads and dirt roads are ice covered and very slippery.  If possible, stay on main roads or stay home!  Be careful out there.  

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Washtenaw County Sheriff Update 01/08/2014

Beginning today the Sheriff’s Office will be tagging homes in need of snow removal from sidewalks. Enforcement was postponed due to the severity of the storm and dangerously cold weather. Residents are reminded of the need to clear snow within 24 hours of cessation of snowfall. Since the snow storm on 1/5/14, WCSO has responded […]

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Washtenaw County Sheriff Update 01-06-2014

Here are a few highlights for the past week:  Village of Manchester o   37 calls for service o   Deputies are investigating 1 hit and run traffic crash o   Deputies are investigating the larceny of a license plate stolen from a parked car on Main St. Lodi Twp o   28 calls for service o   Deputies are investigating 1 hit and run […]

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The Myth of the New Year’s Resolution

Editor’s note:  As we celebrate the new year, so many of us make new year’s resolutions.  We promise to exercise more, eat less sweets, quit smoking, etc.  As I contemplated about whether to even bother with another new year’s resolution (which I’m sure will fail within the first month), a friend of ours posted the […]

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WCSD Snow Removal Request

As we await the impending storm, the WCSD wishes to remind residents and local businesses to clear sidewalks in a timely fashion.  The central business district is required to remove snow from sidewalks within 4 hours of cessation of snowfall.  All other residential areas are required to remove snow from sidewalks within 24 hours of […]

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Washtenaw County Sheriff Update: Dec 23 – 29

For the past week we have had the following activity (Dec 23 – Dec 29): Manchester Village 34 calls for service / the majority have been ordinance issues (snow, etc) o There were no major incidents Lodi Township 41 calls for service o There were no major incidents

 Sara Swanson

The Ann Arbor Chronicle | Column: Christmas Fire

Dave Askins of The Ann Arbor Chronicle has been reading The Mirror, and drawing inspiration from it. Check out his column after the jump!   In Manchester, Michigan – a village in the corner of Washtenaw County, about 25 miles southwest of Ann Arbor – electric Christmas light displays coexist peacefully with candles. This year […]

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Washtenaw County Sheriff Update

  We had the following activity in our area during the past week (Dec 16 – Dec 22): *   Manchester Village *   28 calls for service *   Lodi Twp *   34 calls for service *   We are investigating the theft of a Bobcat loader taken from Diuble Equipment, off Parker […]

 James Miller

Weather: A Snowy, Cold Christmas is on the Way

Most of what you want, not much of what you don’t. It will snow a little today and tomorrow, but less than an inch. Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and the day after will be free from snow or ice and easy to travel. It will be very cold on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Tuesday […]

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Washtenaw County Sheriff Update 12/18/2013

    WCSD update from overnight: 1.       Injury crash in Lodi Twp that came in around 0300.  Roll over accident at Ann Arbor-Saline and Ellsworth.  Moderate injuries; victim was transported to area hospital. No further details at this time.   2.       Overall, snow removal has been pretty good in the Village.  We have issued a few ordinance […]