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St. Andrew Catholic School Prepares to open in Saline

Families ready to enroll their child in school this year will have a new option in Washtenaw County. St. Andrew Catholic School in Saline...

Saline Areas Schools Makes Greater Commitment to STEAM Education

Last month, Saline Area School District purchased just over seven acres for a new operations center at Saline Industrial Park at the cost of...

Ypsilanti Children’s Healing Center Will Offer a Safe Place for Kids with Weakened Immune Systems

Playtime is an important and natural part of development for children. But for many children with compromised immune systems, play time can be dangerous...

Starting January 1, all public A2 Restrooms Must Provide Free Feminine Products

By Mishal Charania On Nov. 15, 2021,  Ann Arbor’s city council approved adding chapter 74 to title VI of the city code, making it...

“Launch,” New Trampoline Park NOW OPEN in Ann Arbor

By Amelia Roberts Ann Arbor's newest trampoline park, Launch, is NOW OPEN!   Launch is an interactive, recreational trampoline park with many more exciting attractions included.  Aside...

The Unseen World of Microorganisms

By Taylor Viers Through the artistry of Jim Cogswell, a professor at U-M’s Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, microorganisms will be on...

Ann Arbor’s Gym America Director Creates A Gymnastics-Themed Board Game

Claudia Kretschmer, the director of the Ann Arbor Olympic-style gymnastics school Gym America, and Gym America alum athlete Leah Clapper, have joined forces to...

What age is best for your tween or teen to have a cell phone?

“EVERYONE has a cell phone but ME,” whined my twelve-year-old daughter. “Your twin brother doesn’t have one either,” I responded. A variation of this same conversation...

Big Blue dives into Ann Arbor

A native of Holland, MI, Chris DeJong started swimming competitively at the age of 8. His love of the water continued through college, where...

Finding a Covid-19 Vaccine Location for Children (Ages 5-11) in Washtenaw County

With the CDC’s recent approval of the Covid-19 vaccination in kids ages 5-11, those interested in vaccinating their kids can schedule a Covid-19 vaccine...

Glenlore Trails Returns with The Haunted Forest

The veil between worlds has lifted, the ghosts and ghouls have come out to play, and a thrilling journey is in store for those...

Rocket Fizz Soda Pop and Candy Shop Sweetens Ann Arbor

The latest store in downtown Ann Arbor is so sweet. We spoke with the owners of Rocket Fizz Soda Pop and Candy Shop on their latest opening.