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Memorial Day Parade in Chelsea, Michigan

Sunday May 1st, 2016 Leslie

Take time to honor our Soldiers on Memorial Day For those of us who are lucky enough to be enjoying the long weekend with friends and family, please take a moment to pause and reflect on the importance of Memorial Day. Attending Chelsea, Michigan’s Memorial Day parade and ceremony is […]

The Purple Rose Theatre presents world premiere: Gaps in the Fossil Record

Monday March 28th, 2016 Leslie

A practical joke turns into an exploration of what we pass down through the generations Gaps in the Fossil Record, a world premiere by Michigan-born playwright Matt Letscher, is the next play slated to appear at The Purple Rose Theatre Company as part of its 25th anniversary season. When Jane brings home […]


 Notices from the City of Chelsea

Road Commission Roundabout Survey

Tuesday April 26th, 2016

The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) is seeking feedback from local residents on how to improve roundabouts from a safety through driver education.  They have ...

MDOT 2040 State Long Range Plan

Sunday January 10th, 2016

The draft 2040 State Long Range Plan (also known as the Michigan Transportation Plan) is a 25-year plan for transforming Michigan's transportation system. The Michigan Department of ...

Board of Review Member Opening

Wednesday December 9th, 2015

The City of Chelsea is accepting applications for Board of Review Members.  The City of Chelsea Board of Review is a three-member board supported by the City Assessor that hears and ...


Chelsea Update - News from Chelsea, Michigan

Chelsea Update is an online news source published by Lisa Allmendinger, Chelsea resident and journalist. Read more on chelseaupdate.com.

May 30: ClockTower CrossFit open house after Chelsea Memorial Day parade

Sunday May 29th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

By Lisa Carolin ClockTower CrossFit will hold a grand opening and cookout on Memorial Day, May 30. Enjoy the city’s Memorial Day parade and tribute and then stop by and check out this new fitness facility and learn more about CrossFit training. Planned is a Workout of the Day (WOD) and a cookout. ClockTower Crossfit […]

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2016 Memorial Day events

Sunday May 29th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

Tomorrow is Memorial Day and Chelsea will honor those who died while serving in the military with a parade and tribute ceremony at Oak Grove Cemetery. The parade route proceeds south on Main Street to Park Street and ends at the cemetery. In addition, there is something new planned for this year. Ray Tuck of […]

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June 16-18: annual North Lake UMC rummage sale

Sunday May 29th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

The annual North Lake United Methodist Church rummage sale will take place Thursday, June 16 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Friday, June 17 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and on Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The church is at 14111 North Territorial Road. The proceeds of the sale will […]

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Please plan to do your part to clean-up; June is National Rivers Month

Sunday May 29th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Julia Strimer for the information in this story.) Join American Rivers in Celebrating the 25th anniversary of National River Cleanup. National River Cleanup (NRC) is a key initiative for American Rivers. Since its inception in 1991, NRC has engaged more than 1.3 million volunteers who have participated in thousands […]

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June 1-30: Washtenaw County 4-H Youth Show registration

Saturday May 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Sheri Montoye for the information in this story.) Attention 4-Hers. It’s time to get your entry together for this year’s 4-H Youth show. Washtenaw County MSU Extension’s 4-H staff will again be partnering with the Washtenaw County Farm Council to host the Washtenaw County 4-H Youth Show scheduled for […]

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Donations needed for adoption fundraiser barn sale

Saturday May 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

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Sign up now for the Chelsea Soccer Club spring and summer programs

Saturday May 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

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June 10-12: Ya’ssoo Greek Festival celebrates 10 years

Saturday May 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Artemis Alex for the information in this story. And, although it is not taking place in Chelsea, it is a unique family event.) The Ya’ssoo Greek Festival is now in its 10th year at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 3109 Scio Church Road. The festival kicks off Friday, June […]

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April 20: Chelsea Community Fair Demo Derby on the Cooking Channel

Tuesday April 19th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

Extra Virgin Americana, a cooking show on the Cooking Channel, filmed a segment at the Demolition Derby at the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair that is planned to air on April 20 at 9 p.m. Here’s the blurb from the show’s Website: “Debi Mazar loves Motown, classic cars and American history, so it’s only fitting that […]

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A Chelsea Community Fair thank you from fair queen contestant Hanna Brodeur

Saturday November 14th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

From Hanna Brodeur Since 1950, the Fair Queen program has been a part of the Chelsea Community Fair. I was honored to be a part of the 2015 program. The experience will provide a lifetime of special memories. Beyond the tremendous support from my family, I wish to extend my sincere gratitude to the following […]

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2015 Chelsea Community Fair: appreciation dinner hosted by fair board

Monday September 14th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

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Sept. 14: Bob Pierce to speak to Chelsea Kiwanis Club

Saturday September 12th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bob Milbrodt for the information in this story.) We would like to thank fair-goers from Chelsea and the surrounding communities for purchasing food at our Kiwanis trailer. Working at the Chelsea Community Fair is our biggest fundraiser and a record was broken this year. So far this fiscal year, […]

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2015 Chelsea Community Fair: fair parade in photos by Burrill Strong

Sunday September 6th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Since I was in the parade this year, Burrill Strong took over taking photos for Chelsea Update. The 2015 Chelsea Fair Parade took place on Saturday, Aug. 29. Please enjoy this slideshow from this super popular event.

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2015 Chelsea Community Fair: fair rides from Burrill Strong

Saturday September 5th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Please enjoy these long exposure photos of rides at night at the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair by Burrill Strong.

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2015 Chelsea Community Fair: sheep shearing in photos by Burrill Strong

Saturday September 5th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

In case you missed the sheep shearing demonstrations inside the Nature’s Creation of Life barn during the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair, please enjoy this slide show from Burrill Strong from one of these events.

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2015 Chelsea Community Fair: 4-Wheel, 2-Wheel and diesel pull in photos by Burrill Strong

Friday September 4th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

The 2015 Chelsea Community Fair ended this year’s run with the 4-Wheel and 2-Wheel drive pulling and diesel pulling contest. Please enjoy the photo gallery from the event by Burrill Strong.

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The Sun Times News - News from Chelsea, Michigan

The Sun Times News is a weekly newspaper covering news in Chelsea, Dexter, Pinckney, Stockbridge, and the surrounding areas. Read more thesuntimesnews.com.

Photo Gallery: Saline Baseball Senior Night

Sunday May 29th, 2016 Angelo Parlove

The Saline baseball team celebrated its 10 seniors during the break between games of a doubleheader against Dexter May 25.

Downtown Saline Construction Project Unearths Street Car Tracks

Saturday May 28th, 2016 Angelo Parlove

The Michigan Avenue construction project in downtown Saline took an exciting turn this week when a portion of the old

Detroit Woman Uses Stun Gun On Ex-Lover At Saline Plant

Saturday May 28th, 2016 Angelo Parlove

Saline police officers were dispatched to JAC Products on South Industrial Drive in Saline May 24 when an employee used

Chelsea Schools To Make Technology Upgrades

Saturday May 28th, 2016 Angelo Parlove

The Chelsea School District Board of Education approved two significant technology upgrades on their consent agenda May 23, in which

Saline Board Of Ed Gives Scholarships To Student Reps

Saturday May 28th, 2016 Angelo Parlove

The Saline Area Schools Board of Education handed out scholarships to its student representatives Youha Shin and Annie Fuelle at


Washtenaw Now (Chelsea Standard) - News from Chelsea, Michigan

Washtenaw Now (formerly Chelsea Standard) published its last edition in June 2015. Read more on heritage.com/chelsea_standard.


 

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