The Manchester area is home to 7 Washtenaw County nature preserves. Located in the north-east corner of Freedom Township on Parker Road, the 226-acre Brauer Preserve is is a lovely location for a winter walk. The county purchased the 226-acres encompassed by the preserve in 2003. It includes forest, swamp, marsh, and a small lake. Notably, during […]
Shortly before Christmas, New York artist Jason Polan stopped in Manchester while visiting relatives in Michigan. He took time to draw the biggest tree in Manchester, the winner of the Manchester Mirror’s 2017 Big Tree Search. He also sketched the third largest tree. Polan has worked with the New Yorker, The New York Times, The Museum […]
Snow on the brand new roof of the historic Oak Grove Cemetery building completed last week by cemetery board members Jerry Waters & Michael Tindall, along with sexton of the cemetery Michael Miner, and Manchester Area Historical Society volunteer Barry Allen.
From craft shows to carriage rides to concerts to open house and a beautiful nighttime parade, Christmas in the Village offered one festive holiday event after another beginning Friday evening and ending Saturday evening. Below are photos of just a fraction! Christmas in the Village lighted parade, Friday night: Saturday: Christmas Home Tour: (Old J.A. Goodyear […]
On Friday evening, five Manchester Girl Scout troops made up of the kindergarten Daisy troop, the first grade Daisy/second Grade Brownie troop, the third grade Brownie troop, the fourth grade junior troop, and 6th grade Cadette troop as well as their friends and families, came together at the Manchester United Methodist Church for their first ever Manchester Girl […]
Despite chilly weather, the village saw a great turn-out of caramel apple-eaters, pumpkin-bowlers, and trick-or-treaters last Tuesday night!