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Click here for 2016 schedule of events The Chelsea Community Fair has something for everyone! Favorites include the ever popular demolition derby and tractor pulls, horse shows, family entertainment, livestock judging, crafts, agriculture and art exhibits, midway games and rides and so much more! Location Chelsea Fair Grounds 20501 Old US-12 […]
The Purple Rose Theatre Company will continue its strong tradition of producing world premieres and theatrical favorites for its 2016-2017 season. Artistic Director Guy Sanville poses the question, “Do you ever wish you had a second chance to meet someone again for the first time? Our 26th season is an enchanting mix that […]
Smoke & Ale Fall Festival – BBQ Contest, BeerFest, Live Music and Cornhole Classic Tournament BBQ Contest, BeerFest featuring Michigan brewed beer, Live Music and the Annual Smoke & Ale Cornhole Classic The 2016 Smoke & Ale Fall Festival is sponsored by: […]
Notices from the City of Chelsea
The northbound and southbound traffic lights on Main Street at both Middle Street an Park/South Streets are not timed the same unless a pedestrian preempts the signal by pressing the crosswalk ...
The Chelsea District Library is currently accepting applications for an At Large Trustee . Candidates must be a resident of the City of Chelsea, Lyndon Township or Sylvan ...
Chelsea Update is an online news source published by Lisa Allmendinger, Chelsea resident and journalist. Read more on chelseaupdate.com.
By Crystal Hayduk Friends Jane Kalmbach Bryan and Kathy Cavender arrived before dawn to ensure choice seating in the Multipurpose Arena for the popular Ladies Day event on Friday, Aug. 26. When the doors opened at 8 a.m., the 228 ladies who rose early were rewarded with muffins, juice, and hot coffee. Women shared their […]
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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Dennis Strzyzewski for the information in this story.) The Chelsea freshmen football team began its season with a 34-0 home win over Milford on Wednesday night. Kyle Knight had a long touchdown run and threw touchdown passes to Riley Sumner and Ross Stofflett in the first quarter. Garrett Steele […]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bob Milbrodt for the information in this story.) Kiwanis members had fun working in our concession trailer this week. We appreciate the support from everyone who visited us for our signature knockwurst and sauerkraut, (“one with”) and other items. It has been fun working with some new folks in […]
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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Burrill Strong for the photos in this slideshow.)
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Donna Lorraine Reincke, age 90, of Chelsea, Michigan, formerly of Traverse City, passed away on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. Donna was born on December 2, 1925, in Traverse City, Michigan, to Hollis L. and Bertha Marie (Bisel) Hubbell. Upon graduating from Traverse City Central High School, where she had been an excellent student, sung in […]
By Lisa Carolin Chelsea Update is running a series on businesses in Chelsea beginning with businesses that belong to the Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce. Amber Indigo is now in its second year in Chelsea. Owner Robin Leach has created an environment that caters to the five senses and offers treatments that include customized back […]
Jada and Bria Van Riper had a fun morning in the dairy cattle ring Thursday morning, taking home the champion and reserve champion trophies. Although it was a small entry this year, Judge Zeke Breuninger had a number of positive things to say about all the entries. Sloan Steele was the winner of the young […]
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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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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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(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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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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Please enjoy these long exposure photos of rides at night at the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair by Burrill Strong.
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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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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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By winning the Division 2 regular season title and state championship – in a shootout — last season, the Saline
The Saline field hockey team overpowered Sacred Heart 8-0 at home Aug. 27. Senior Shannon Reilly and sophomore Hannah Jarvie
Saline’s new boys soccer coach Ryan Williams was proud of his squad after the regular season opener Aug. 24. “It
After finishing sixth at the state finals a year ago, the Saline girls golf team looks to improve in 2016.
Despite pressure from developers that want to start construction this year for a hotel in Saline, the Saline city council
Washtenaw Now (formerly Chelsea Standard) published its last edition in June 2015. Read more on heritage.com/chelsea_standard.
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