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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 […]

 fgs@umich.edu

Snow Blankets Village, but Rain and Ice are Coming for X-Mas

Close to 9 inches of snow fell on the Manchester Area over the weekend. The snow will continue through Tuesday, and the temperature will slowly climb. The forecast is partly sunny and in the high 20s on Wednesday. But watch out, Thursday will be in the upper 30s, and rainy. It’s going to be a […]

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Washtenaw County Sheriff Update & Snow Removal Reminder

Weekly Update   For last week’s activity we have (Dec 9-15): · Manchester Village: – 50 calls for service   · Lodi Twp: – 35 calls for service § Including 4 burglaries along Centennial lane.   Snow Removal Reminder   The WCSD also wishes to remind residents and local businesses to clear sidewalks in a […]

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Christmas Tree Farms and Local Sales

Have you gotten your Christmas tree yet?  If you’re still looking for the perfect tree, there are many options available whether you want a pre-cut tree or you want to cut your own.  The following is a list of nearby options that would be perfect for a family outing. 1)  The Men’s Club tree sale […]

 fgs@umich.edu

Keeping the X in X-Mas

  One of Manchester’s traditional celebrations of the season is the Manchester Men’s Club X-Mas Tree Sale, which started this week. But some wonder why isn’t it a Christmas tree sale? Has the modern impulse to save time, save energy, and trim words, finally stripped the Christ out of Christmas? Is the same business-efficiency that […]