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Klager Kids Assemble Meals for the Hungry; Whole School District Behind the Effort

The Manchester High School Key Club organized its annual Kids Against Hunger food drive, marshaling students across all three campuses of the Manchester Community School District. Kids Against Hunger fights global hunger by having school children package nutritionally complete dry meals, costing just $.28 a meal, and shipping them to the hungriest parts of the […]

 Sara Swanson

Business Expo Receives Healthy Turnout

  Thursday afternoon, the Chamber of Commerce held its 7th annual Business Expo. It ran concurrently with the Manchester Farmers Market on Adrian Street and featured 24 booths, including health-related practices, banks, non-profits and civic groups, artists and vendors — many of whom were business expo regulars. The Manchester High School Jazz Band provided live entertainment. Ray […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Pure Manchester!

An “emergency” clean-up project was initiated this weekend to give a fresh and clean look to the seating area on the corner of M-52 and Main Street. This entrance to the downtown area needed some TLC and weeding, especially as representatives from the Pure Michigan travel group are expected to travel to Manchester this week seeking […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester High School Class of 2014 Graduates!

  Commencement Exercises were held on Sunday at 2pm in the MHS Gymnasium. The Manchester High School band played “Pomp and Circumstance” during the processional followed by The National Anthem, sung by the MHS choir. Principal, Kevin Mower welcomed everyone to the event. Superintendent, Cherie Vannatter presented the class of 2014 after which class president, Iain […]

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Chris Stein Memorial Planned for June 5th (updated)

The full listing at Borek Jennings regarding the service. Chris Stein, co-owner of the Village Tap, will be memorialized on June 5th from 4pm to 7pm at the Manchester Sportsmen’s Club. The club is located at 8501 Grossman Road, west of the village. A Farewell will happen at 6pm, and feature a few speakers. Following […]

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Manchester Women Raise Money for Suicide Prevention, Seek Sponsors

   Editor’s Note: Last June, Manchester High School graduate Krisen Lison took her own life. (Krisen’s Memorial, Krisen’s Books). Her friends Becca Maus and Megan Linski have decided to honor her by raising money for The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Both women will be walking in an all-night, Out of the Darkness walk, and are […]

 Mike Austin

Manchester Brings Home 14 Medals from 1st Elementary Science Olympiad

Manchester competed in its first ever Elementary Science Olympiad! More than a decade ago, a group of Ann Arbor parents wanted to get their kids excited about science. They formed the Washtenaw Elementary Science Olympiad (WESO) and 5 schools competed. Over the last 13 years, it has grown from 5 schools to 26 schools all from the […]

 Mike Austin

White Tigers Coming to the Fair

 

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Dead Body Found on Trails Behind ChiBro Park (Updated X2)

A body was discovered  on the trails behind ChiBro park this morning around 10am.  The Washtenaw County Sheriff will be releasing more information shortly.   Update (2:43pm): According to Washtenaw County Sheriff Director Derrick Jackson, the deceased was a 47-year-old male. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He has been identified, but his name […]

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Manchester Principals Making a Difference at the State and National Level

Both Jennifer Mayes and Shanna Spickard were recently named to pivotal positions within the Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association (MEMSPA).  According to Jennifer Mayes, both she and Shanna Spickard are “working diligently to establish Manchester’s name as a frontrunner in educational leadership.”  Mrs. Mayes and Mrs. Spickard have a “passion for addressing the […]

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