All posts by Laura Eliason

Saline Fifth Graders Win Countywide Recycling Video Contest

A trio of fifth graders from Saline’s Heritage Elementary School won the Washtenaw County School Recycling Program’s Education Challenge video contest. The students were honored in August with commemorative recycling bins and $500 for their school. Carolyn Kwon, Kendall MacNaughton, and Charlie VanHaaften’s produced the winning public service announcement video, which they worked on after

Protecting Your Child’s Smile

Halloween is almost here! That means sugar, lots of sugar. But what does that mean for your child’s teeth? And what if your child does have a sweet tooth, is there a way to keep cavities away?

Briarwood Mall Adds and Subtracts

Charlotte Russe will move into the mall in the JCPenney wing this fall. The 5,700-square-foot space will offer fashions for teens and young women. Shoppers will find accessories, beauty products, dresses, jeans, plus sizes, shoes and more. The San Francisco-based fashion staple has locations in 45 states. Ann Arbor’s second Which Wich location, in Briarwood

Preschool Options Expand in Southwest Ann Arbor

Community Daycare (CDC) has opened a second preschool campus, serving ages 2 ½ to 5 years, on Ann Arbor’s southwest side. The new location, over 40 acres with expansive green space for children to explore, as well as walking trails, hills and a pond, is known as CDC-Forest and will be led by veteran teacher