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Chelsea hosts annual Chocolate Extravaganza on February 6, 2016

Monday February 1st, 2016 Leslie

Shopping for your Valentine doesn’t get sweeter than this! Find something sweet for your valentine during Chelsea’s 8th annual Chocolate & Shopping Extravaganza.  On Saturday, February 6th, over 20 participating stores and restaurants throughout Chelsea will offer chocolate tasting, sales on chocolate- and Valentine-themed merchandise, raffles, and a medley of […]

5th Annual Festival of Tables

Tuesday January 12th, 2016 Leslie

Satisfy your imagination at the 5th annual Chelsea Festival of Tables event What can be better than a delicious lunch prepared by Wesley’s Catering and served on uniquely decorated tables? The fifth annual Festival of Tables will be held on Saturday, February 27 to satisfy your imagination and your appetite! […]

Get out and get active in Chelsea! Explore local fitness centers, classes and active recreation

Tuesday January 5th, 2016 Leslie

Don’t let winter get you down — there is plenty to do in Chelsea all year long to keep you and your family active and fit, both indoors and out! Explore some of Chelsea’s fun places and groups: Active Recreation Arctic Coliseum – ice skating and fitness center Chelsea Lanes […]


 Notices from the City of Chelsea

City Council Vacancy

Tuesday February 2nd, 2016

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March Tax Board of Review

Wednesday December 9th, 2015

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Retail and Office Market Analysis Results

Monday April 27th, 2015

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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.

Let’s Get Gardening in February

Saturday February 6th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of the Garden Mill, for the information in this column.) This winter has definitely been better than the last two, in terms of temperature and snowfall amounts. Yes, we got a little cold snap in January, but that’s OK. We need a little of that really […]

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Feb. 8: Kiwanis Club to learn about the Chelsea Community Center feasibility study

Saturday February 6th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bob Milbrodt for the information in this story.) Last week, the Chelsea Kiwanis Club heard about Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common disease under the dementia umbrella. Currently, there is no cure. Victims and their care givers both suffer increasing frustration as the disease worsens. The Alzheimer’s Association […]

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Plein Air artist Carlye Crisler showing at Chelsea Underground Gallery

Saturday February 6th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Alison Mackie for the information in this story.) Carlye Crisler, a plein air painter, is showing her work at the Chelsea Underground Gallery downtown in Main Street. Her work has been on the cover of Ann Arbor Observer, she has been recognized by Plein Air Painters Magazine, and she […]

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Feb. 8: Barrage 8 concert at Chelsea High School

Saturday February 6th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Stefanie Dever for the information in this story.) The Chelsea Music Program has announced there will be a concert of international sensation Barrage 8 with special guest Mozartine, a Croatian girls choir, will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chelsea High School auditorium. Barrage […]

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Bailey Edwards signs letter of intent to play football at Central Michigan University

Saturday February 6th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jason Morris for the photo and information in this story.) Wednesday was national signing day and Chelsea High School’s Bailey Edwards signed a national letter of intent to play football at Central Michigan University. His parents are Stan and Carolyn Edwards.

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Sylvan Township readies for March election; new assessment roll

Saturday February 6th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

By Jim Pruitt The Sylvan Township office will be open Feb. 15 and Feb. 29 to accept tax payments. Treasurer Rod Branham said taxes are due by Feb. 15 to avoid fees, and the last day to pay taxes at the township office is Feb. 29. Any outstanding balances will be considered delinquent, Branham said. […]

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Ask the School Psychologist about sibling rivalry – Part 1

Friday February 5th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

  (Kristin Krarup-Joyce is a school psychologist with the Chelsea School District. Address questions to [email protected] All questions are confidential. ) What is sibling rivalry? Sibling rivalry is the jealousy, competition and fighting between brothers and sisters. It is a concern for almost all parents of two or more kids. Problems often start right after […]

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Beach Middle School wrestling has dominate performance against Ypsilanti

Friday February 5th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Gary Dosey for the information in this story.) The Beach Middle School wrestlers were able to win every match against the Ypsilanti Grizzles Wednesday. The highlight of the night was Josiah Fitch, Jack Krauss, and Dillion Huthison who all bumped up a weight class and each went 2-0 on […]

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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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2015 Chelsea Community Fair: Run for the Rolls in photos by Burrill Strong

Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Please enjoy this photo gallery by Burrill Strong from Run for the Rolls, which took place before the fair parade on Saturday, Aug. 29 during the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair.

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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.

February 3, 2016

Friday February 5th, 2016 Paul Douglas

February 3, 2016 The post February 3, 2016 appeared first on The Sun Times News .

Photo Gallery: Dexter JV Girls vs Manchester

Thursday February 4th, 2016 Mike "Willie" Williamson

Pictures by Darla Barnes The post Photo Gallery: Dexter JV Girls vs Manchester appeared first on The Sun Times News .

Photo Gallery: Dexter Girls Basketball vs Manchester

Thursday February 4th, 2016 Mike "Willie" Williamson

Dexter took down Manchester 49-14 February 2, 2016 Pictures by Darla Barnes The post Photo Gallery: Dexter Girls Basketball vs Manchester appeared first on The Sun Times News .

Photo Gallery: Stockbridge Boys’ Basketball vs Maple Valley

Monday February 1st, 2016 Mike "Willie" Williamson

Stockbridge beat Maple Valley 62-33 January 29, 2016. Panthers Head Coach Randy Swoverland was awarded a plaque for picking up career win #400 vs Lansing Christian. Pictures by Lynne Beauchamp The post ...

Photo Gallery: Stockbridge Girls Basketball vs Maple Valley

Monday February 1st, 2016 Mike "Willie" Williamson

Stockbridge beat Maple Valley 69-30 January 29 2016 Pictures by Lynne Beauchamp The post Photo Gallery: Stockbridge Girls Basketball vs Maple Valley appeared first on The Sun Times News .


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