Manchester Township Board to decide future of Broadband in Township at January 9th meeting

Last summer, Manchester Township’s board conducted a survey of residents to determine access to and interest in fixed broadband internet access, defined by the FCC is download speeds of 25 megabits per second or greater. The survey showed that outside of the village, only 3% of Manchester Township residents have fixed broadband internet access. In that same […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Helping the Community during the Holiday Season

Over the holidays, Manchester High School’s Class of 2019 decided to help their community by giving a donation to the local Community Resource Center. Officers Emma Mrocko (President), Kate Pohs (Vice President), Brooke Langbehn (Secretary), and Avery Collins (Treasurer) decided that they wanted to support their community this holiday season. After pondering over what they could […]

 Sara Swanson

Christmas tree pick-up

Reminder: If you live in the Village, pull your Christmas tree out to the curb this month. The DPW crew will collect and chip Christmas trees during the month of January.

 Ray Berg

Sesquicentennial Commemorative Books to be available for sale this week!

The Village of Manchester Sesquicentennial Commemorative Books are now in printing. This book is our final product from the 150th anniversary celebration held this past August. We have been working hard to complete the book and have it available by Christmas. The book is a 170-page, full color, high-quality paper, perfect bound print which contains […]

 Sara Swanson

Still time to provide community input for school superintendent search

Were you unable to attend Manchester Community Schools superintendent search community input meeting last Monday evening? The Schools have set up an email account to receive your thoughts and priorities when it comes to hiring a new superintendent: This email address will only be active through Dec. 20th, at which time the search firm […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Reindeer spotted in the village!

If you did a double-take at the “Reindeer Crossing” signs in downtown Manchester last Monday morning, they were not part of a prank! There were some kind-of-for-real Reindeer making their way across the streets, through the downtown, and up Ann Arbor Hill to Klager Elementary School! Decked with sparkly reindeer antlers, about 70 kids and adults […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Library Hosts Local Art and Craft Show

Submitted by Tamara Denby Christmas in the Village may be over, but if you’re still on the hunt for a special one-of-a-kind gift, handmade by a local artist, you’re in luck! The Manchester District Library is hosting the work of some of Manchester’s most recognized artists. Scattered around the Library’s main floor, you will find […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Group seeks older participants for study

The Community Resource Center of Manchester (CRC) is partnering with Jewish Family Services and the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation to conduct a study of quality of life for vulnerable older adults in Washtenaw County. These groups are looking to conduct individual interviews with about 30 older adults, and can meet them wherever is most convenient — […]

 Sara Swanson

WCSO warns of local scam alert

From The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office: The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of a scam in our area that may sound as if it is official Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office business. The scammer will call and leave a message for the victim, telling them that they have missed jury duty and in order to […]

 Sara Swanson

WCRC imposes seasonal weight restrictions

Effective Tuesday, December 19, 2017, the Washtenaw County Road Commission has imposed weight restrictions on Sheridan Road over Unnamed Tributary to the River Raisin in Bridgewater Township, Section 31; and Manchester Township, Section 36 Between Allen Road and US-12. Proposed Posting:  36 Tons / 55 Tons / 65 Tons. Road damage caused by heavy vehicles during […]