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images of the Manchester Community

 Sara Swanson

Photo: “One Final Kneel Down”

 Sara Swanson

Manchester Township Fire Department practices battling house fires over the weekend

The Manchester Township Fire Department practice-burned a donated house on English Road over the weekend. Saturday, they trained all day used various extraction and search and rescue methods. On Sunday the department practiced with small burns, then a whole house burn. Information courtesy of Manchester Township representative Ron Milkey and photos courtesy of Manchester Township […]

 Sara Swanson

Photos: MHS decorates with super hero theme for homecoming week

submitted by Wendy Arntson, teacher at Manchester High School The Manchester High School celebrated Homecoming Week with Spirit days and Hall decorations in preparation for the Homecoming game against Grass Lake. The four classes and their advisors worked late into the night on Thursday to complete the halls. Students and staff arrived to the amazing decorations […]

 Marsha Chartrand

[PHOTO] Manchester in 1906

This photo postcard of “Main St., Manchester, Mich” is from the collection of Gerald Swartout, and is probably circa 1906, from the date of the postmark. It is Main Street looking east from just beyond the Blacksmith Shop, which is shown on the left. The text at right reads, “Dear Genevieve: Do you remember this place? This […]

 Sara Swanson

Dent on the Main Street bridge

Early Wednesday morning, a truck in park with a faulty transmission rolled down Main Street driverless and hit the corner of the new Main Street bridge. Thankfully, no one was hurt, and according to Village manager Jeff Wallace, there bridge suffered only minor damage, although the Village is going to contact the bridge engineers.

 Sara Swanson

Raptors visit the library to celebrate the end of summer reading program

The Manchester District Library hosted 4 special bird guests from the Leslie Science Center last Friday. Shortly after the pizza party and prize drawings for the kids who completed all 6-weeks of the program, the public part of the evening celebration began in the Village Room downstairs during which a roomful of excited kids learned […]

 Sara Swanson

2017 Fireworks (photos)

The 2017 Manchester Independence Day fireworks were successfully executed last Monday night. Carr Park, Wurster Park, Kirk Park, Oak Grove cemetery, and parking lots and yards throughout the village were packed with residents and those who drove in from neighboring cities and counties to watch the fireworks paid for by the Manchester Men’s Club. If […]

 Sara Swanson

Magician at the library kicks off summer reading (photos)

The summer reading program kicked-off on Friday with registration beginning immediately after  Manchester Community Schools let out for the summer. To celebrate the event, the library presented A2 Magic in the Village Room! If you were unable to attend the kick-off event, registration will continue through this week. Stop in at the library, 912 City Road, to sign up for […]

 Sara Swanson

Memorial Day Parade 2017 (photos)

 Marsha Chartrand

80 people brave the clouds for Walk to School Wednesday

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