saline http://wemu.org en Partially Treated Sewage Flows Into Saline River http://wemu.org/post/partially-treated-sewage-flows-saline-river <div><div>Saline officials think their staff did a good job responding to on overflow at the wastewater treatment plant. About 29-thousand gallons of partially treated sewage got into the Saline River yesterday. &nbsp;</div></div><p></p><div> Wed, 14 May 2014 13:02:56 +0000 Andrew Cluley 45822 at http://wemu.org Partially Treated Sewage Flows Into Saline River Local Communities Earn 'Tree City USA' Status http://wemu.org/post/local-communities-earn-tree-city-usa-status <p>The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Arbor Day Foundation have given 125 communities in the state the "Tree City USA" certification for their efforts in 2013.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The program promotes proper tree management in urban areas and awareness for the economic, health and aesthetic benefits of trees.</p><p>Among the local communities receiving "Tree City USA" designation: Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline and the Village of Dexter.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 06:59:06 +0000 Bob Eccles & Associated Press 45457 at http://wemu.org Local Communities Earn 'Tree City USA' Status Public Meeting To Focus On Local Heroin Problem http://wemu.org/post/public-meeting-focus-local-heroin-problem <p>Heroin use is rampant in Washtenaw County. The Ann Arbor Library has become a destination site for users. Overdoses are more frequent, and some of our young people are dying.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">A public meeting in Saline tonight aims to rally volunteers and provide information on the local war on heroin abuse.</span></p><p></p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 05:54:14 +0000 Bob Eccles 45410 at http://wemu.org Public Meeting To Focus On Local Heroin Problem Saline Far From Alone in Facing Issues Around Heroin, Substance Abuse http://wemu.org/post/saline-far-alone-facing-issues-around-heroin-substance-abuse <p>A spike in heroin overdoses including several deaths followed by three teens being charged in the death of a Michigan State University student has turned the spotlight on Saline for drug use.&nbsp; Washtenaw County officials however say the problem with heroin and other opiates is really a national epidemic.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:25:43 +0000 Andrew Cluley 42386 at http://wemu.org Saline Far From Alone in Facing Issues Around Heroin, Substance Abuse Voters Will Elect New Mayor in Saline http://wemu.org/post/voters-will-elect-new-mayor-saline <p>With Saline Mayor Gretchen Driskell challenging State Representative Mark Ouimet for his 52nd district seat, the city will have a new mayor after Tuesday's election.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles has a preview of the Saline mayoral race.</p><p></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:27:16 +0000 Bob Eccles 21495 at http://wemu.org