Sara Swanson

Still Time to Register This Fall’s Kindergarteners for Saftey Town

The week of August 11th, Klager’s cafeteria will come alive with Manchester’s 2014 Safety Town Program. Safety Town is designed to teach many areas of personal safety to children entering kindergarten in the fall. Students learn traffic and bus safety as well as fire, seat belt, stranger, water, gun, poison, and electrical safety through stories, […]

Run Manchester Race Results

Run Manchester 5k Run Age Group Results August 02, 2014   Results Provided by Everal Race Management   Male Overall Winners Total Place Name City Bib No Age Overall Time Pace 1 George Lathrop Ottawa Hills OH 419 46 1 20:03 6:28/M   Female Overall Winners   Total Place Name City Bib No Age Overall […]

 Sara Swanson

International High School Exchange Students Seeking Host Families in Manchester

Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world (including Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand) are seeking host families in and around Manchester for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and the full school year. Host families (traditional families, singles, empty nesters, etc.) serve as mentors and a […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester’s “Young Guns” Trap Team Medals at State and Travels to Nationals

Fourth of July weekend means travel to our favorite vacation spot for many of us, but this year, for twenty Manchester youths, it meant travel to Mason, Michigan. As members of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP), Manchester’s trap shooting team headed to Mason, home of “The Michigan State Trapshooters Association” for the 2014 SCTP […]

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Manchester Schools $12.6 Million in Debt to the School Bond Loan Fund

Manchester school district is currently in debt to the School Bond Loan fund almost 12.6 million dollars according to the state of Michigan and is now asking voters to approve a $3.6 million bond. Next week, on Tuesday the 5th of August, Manchester area voters will need to choose whether or not to support the bond. […]

Summer Reading at the Library ends with celebration

Summer Reading at the Manchester District Library ended on July 25. Children (ages 12 and under) who completed their reading goal for at least four weeks were invited to a celebration party at 5pm. The library served pizza. There were drawings for prizes including a Kindle Fire, author-signed books, passes to swim at the Comfort […]

 Sara Swanson

CRC Introduces Yard Sign Fundraiser

Starting this Saturday, there will be a new way to support the Community Resource Center while showing Manchester spirit at the same time, by purchasing a new fundraiser yard sign. The signs, intended as a lawn decorations, will be 18” x 24”, full-color, 2-sided, Coroplast and come with wire stakes. They will have room in the […]

 Sara Swanson

We’re Now Publishing Letters to the Editor!

In an effort to forward our quest to reflect to community of Manchester, The Mirror has decided to start publishing letters to the editor. If you are interested in having your letter published, please submit it via email to  Please keep in mind these guidelines we’ve set: Letters to the editor should address a single idea and […]

Fair Weather Brings Best Chicken Broil in Years

For 61 years, Manchester has hosted the world at its Famous Chicken Broil. Gary Bross, Co-Chairman of this year’s broil, declared this year “one of the best yet.” Bross noted that perfect late summer weather, as well as the new and widely praised drive-thru, combined to lead the broil to essentially sell out of every […]

New iPads Replace Computers in Children’s Section of Manchester District Library

Three refurbished iPad 3s have replaced the aging desktop computers that once dominated the center of the Children’s section of the Manchester District Library. Worth Repeating generously donated $2500 to purchase the iPads, as well as robust mounting hardware to keep the machines safe from overly-curious little hands. The iPads already have a handful of […]

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