Mike Austin

Varsity Basketball Team Enjoys Sunday Dinners

For the past few years now the varsity boys’ basketball team has been eating “Sunday Dinners” together. This team building activity allows the guys on the team to get to know each other and connect on a level they aren’t able to on the court. Usually the dinner is hosted and prepared by a team […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Civic Club – In Search of New Members

The Manchester Civic Club is in search of new members. The Civic Club is a service organization focusing on the youth of our community. It is an outgrowth of The Optimist Club that was established in Manchester in the 1950’s. They sponsor local groups and events both monetarily and with man-hours, some of which include: […]

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Manchester Community Schools Celebrate our School Board Leaders

January is School Board Recognition Month and Manchester Community Schools is joining 545 local and 56 intermediate school districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their untiring dedication to public education. “Serving on a school board has been described as the ‘toughest volunteer job in America.’ Yet Michigan’s public school board members […]

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Manchester Voices Combats Substance Abuse in Teens

by Lindsay Hannah Have you heard of Manchester Voices? If you have been a student or parent at Manchester Middle School or High School in the past 5 years it’s likely you have. Manchester Voices is a coalition that encourages members of our community of all ages to plan and participate in drug and alcohol free […]

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Today’s Policing: Walking the Line and Creating a Sense of Personal Balance

A line has been drawn. It’s an old line, and one that’s been heavily discussed, routinely scrutinized, and legally reviewed, debated, and disputed. It is the line that separates the public’s right to know and an individual’s right to personal privacy. Sometimes that line seems to be big and bold. Other times, that line is […]

St. Mary Church Invites All of Manchester to Attend Christmas Services

Message to Manchester from St. Mary’s Parish Office: St. Mary Roman Catholic Church in Manchester observes the holy season of Advent (this year from December 1 until Christmas Eve) in prayerful preparation and anticipation of the great celebration of Christmas, the Nativity of the Lord. And Christmas Eve is only the beginning of a joyful […]

 Veronica BonBon

Could Anything Beat All-You-Can-Eat Tacos?

    Mmmmmm…. I love tacos. All kinds of tacos. And my favorite kind of taco? The all-you-can-eat taco! You heard me right, all you can eat! Where did I go? St. Mary’s Parish Center. The women and children of St. Mary’s were ready to help as soon as 5 o’ clock came.  You pay […]

 Mike Austin

Local Manufacturer CEI Wins 2013 SPARK FastTrack Award

Have you seen the new Chevrolet dealership in Chelsea?  Or, noticed the new Bahna Wrestling Center on the University of Michigan’s athletic campus?  The facades on both of these buildings are clad with a product made right here in Manchester by CEI Composite Materials.   CEI Composite Materials designs and manufactures architectural metal panels and entry […]

Manchester Food Pantry Stocked Up for the Holidays

With Thanksgiving just few days away, and the holiday season fast upon us, it’s natural to wonder about the less fortunate citizens of our community. And even though the need for food and shelter is felt all year round, the coming of winter and the generous spirit of the season still focus our attention. It […]

 Veronica BonBon

Giant Piece of Buttery Homemade Toast with a side of Big Family Breakfast

I come from a big family of food lovers.  One meal that was always a staple growing up was breakfast.  Not a small grab-and-go breakfast, but a sit down and eat breakfast.  And now my children have grown accustomed to it too.  So when the weekend comes and mom doesn’t feel like cooking, we go […]