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Featured News from ChelseaMich.com

Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights to hold open auditions for 2015 season

Monday February 16th, 2015 Leslie

Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights, one of Michigan’s premier summer concert series, is accepting applications to be considered for this summer’s entertainment lineup. Live auditions will be held March 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. at 400 N. Main Street in downtown Chelsea. Celebrating its eleventh season, Sounds & […]

Purple Rose Theatre presents Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling through March 14

Tuesday January 13th, 2015 Leslie

A beloved and classic comedy about the everlasting bonds of friendship The Purple Rose Theatre Company kicks off 2015 with the heartfelt classic comedy, Steel Magnolias by American writer, producer and film director, Robert Harling. You may think you know the story of Steel Magnolias, but you have never experienced the story quite […]

Midwest Literary Walk

Tuesday January 6th, 2015 emily

Critically Acclaimed Authors Come to Chelsea on April 25, 2015 The annual spring Midwest Literary Walk welcomes critically acclaimed authors from all over the country and from various fields of writing, that have included fiction, nonfiction, poetry and even horror.  The festival features readings at venues throughout downtown, such as the Purple […]


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.

Ask the School Psychologists about boredom

Friday February 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kristin Krarup-Joyce, Ed. S. NCSP, Ellen Kent, Ed. S. NCSP and Emily Verbeke, Ed. S. NCSP for the information in this weekly column. If you have a question for one of ...

Attention Chelsea High School Class of ‘95

Friday February 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Cathy Kattula-Klink for the information in this story.) The Chelsea High School Class of 1995 is celebrating its 20th reunion this year and the planning committee is ...

Chelsea District Library’s Authors in Chelsea showcases 3 Michigan children’s authors

Friday February 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Chelsea District Library staff for the information in this story.) The Chelsea District Library will hold its 6th annual Authors in Chelsea event on March 25-26.This ...

Chelsea Lions Club welcomes Amy Heydlauff, Richard Kinsey

Friday February 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Keith Bloomensaat for these photos.)  

March 4: Learn about the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan

Friday February 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Trinh Pifer for the information in this story.) Learn about the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan and find out ways you can support local non-profits, like ...

Beach Middle School wrestling recap from Wednesday

Friday February 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Gary Dosey for the information in this story.) The Beach Middle School wrestlers traveled to Bedford Wednesday to wrestle Bedford and Monroe. The best match of the night ...

Key information about the Chelsea field hockey program

Friday February 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Kaylin Zocharski finishes the game and her high school bowling career in style

Thursday February 26th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

By Lisa Carolin On Feb. 13, Chelsea High School Senior Kaylin Zocharski competed in her final bowling meet and it was a memorable one. Zocharski was having a good day, feeling energetic and looking forward ...


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

Washtenaw Now (formerly Chelsea Standard) is a newspaper published by the Heritage News. The paper covers Chelsea, Dexter, Manchester, Milan, Saline and Ypsilanti. Read more on heritage.com/chelsea_standard.

Bicycle trails coming soon to Waterloo State Recreation Area near Chelsea

Friday February 27th, 2015

Waterloo State Recreation Area is getting a mountain bike trail system.

Chelsea police chief says public needs to help stop speeders

Thursday February 26th, 2015

Concerns about traffic problems are on the upswing in the city of Chelsea and local officials are talking about the issue.

Chelsea High School Collage Concert plans two performances

Wednesday February 25th, 2015

Fans of the Chelsea High School Music Department will have two chances to view the 2015 Collage Concert.

U-M Coach Beilein in top four of Coaches’ Charity Challenge

Tuesday February 24th, 2015

U-M Basketball Coach John Beilein is heading toward an exciting finish in the Final Four of the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge Contest at ESPN.com.

Pulitzer Prize-winning Talley's Folly coming to Chelsea's Purple Rose April 2

Tuesday February 24th, 2015

The Purple Rose Theatre Company will bring in spring with the comedic love story, Talley’s Folly by Purple Rose benefactor, Lanford Wilson.


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.

Chelsea faces Dexter with title on the line

Friday February 27th, 2015 TheSunTimesNews

  Dexter girls’ basketball will be on the road verse Chelsea tonight. Tip-off is at 7pm. If Dexter wins they will solidify the SEC White title. A win for Chelsea will give the Bulldogs a chance ...

Things to do this weekend

Friday February 27th, 2015 TheSunTimesNews

  On March 1 from 2-3pm the Chelsea library will celebrate the Dr. Seuss’ 111th birthday with games, crafts, stories, and delicious birthday cake.   Dr. Seuss wrote over 50 children’s ...

Chelsea Police Blotter

Friday February 27th, 2015 TheSunTimesNews

  On Feb. 20 at around 11pm officers got a call about marijuana being sold in a parking lot at the 900 block of Main Street, according to the police report.   The caller confronted a male and ...

Property assessments and bridge discussed at Dexter Township Board meeting

Friday February 27th, 2015 Melinda Baird

  The State Tax Commission is urging property assessors to physically inspect 20 percent of properties in their local unit annually, reported Township Supervisor Harley Rider during the Feb. 17 Dexter ...

1st Annual Kargel Klassic (video)

Thursday February 26th, 2015 Michael Stavola

The post 1st Annual Kargel Klassic (video) appeared first on The Sun Times News .