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Celebrating the 4th of July in the Chelsea area

Thursday June 25th, 2015 Leslie

Where does Chelsea gather for fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July? Although Chelsea does not have its own official fireworks display, we do have some great options near by. Public fireworks displays that are the favorites of locals include: Dexter – Hudson Mills July 1st at 10:00pm Music from 7pm – 11pm […]

Chelsea District Library offers summer reading programs and events for children, teens and adults

Friday June 5th, 2015 Leslie

Every Hero Has a Story! The 2015 Chelsea District Library Summer Reading/Summer Learning Program kicks off on Wednesday, June 10 from noon to 2 p.m. on the library lawn and in the library’s Park Street lot thanks to the support of this year’s local sponsors and donors. Children, teens and adults […]

Purple Rose Theatre presents “2AZ” — the summer’s surefire sensation and world-premier Zombie thriller

Monday May 25th, 2015 Leslie

The Purple Rose Theatre Company will end its 2014/15 season with the surefire summer sensation, world-premiere Zombie thriller, 2AZ by Michael Brian Ogden. What would you miss most if everything that makes us free and civilized human beings ceased to exist? A warm shower? Clean sheets? Grocery stores? Movie theaters? Toilet […]

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.

Stephanie Pratto, new Bulldog cheerleading coach, plans to maintain Bulldog traditions

Wednesday July 1st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

When new varsity and middle school cheerleading coach Stephanie Pratto watched the about 30 members of this year’s two squads practice, it brought back wonderful memories of her days in cheer at Grass ...

Chelsea Field Hockey’s Maggie Cole to compete at National Championship

Wednesday July 1st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Sharon Kegerreis for the information in this story and Kegerreis and Heather Allen for the photos.) Maggie Cole, a fifth-year Chelsea Field Hockey varsity athlete (formerly ...

July 13-18: KickstART Camp for Kids at USArtQuest

Wednesday July 1st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

  (Publisher’s message, I made a HUGE typo in this story. I am so sorry the cost of the camp is $300.) KickstART Camp for Kids for ages 7 to 12 years takes place Monday, July 13 to Saturday, ...

July 2: Kick off your July 4 weekend with Sound and Sights on Thursday Nights

Wednesday July 1st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story and Burrill Strong for the photo.) Kick off your Independence Day weekend with Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights, ...

July 15: hear author Cynthia Williams talk about growing up in Detroit at the Chelsea Library

Wednesday July 1st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

To register for this event or to find about more about upcoming programs at the Chelsea District Library, please click here.

Chelsea welcomes Frankenmuth officials for Mayor Exchange Day

Tuesday June 30th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

About 15 officials from the City of Frankenmuth spent Monday, June 29 in Chelsea where they were scheduled to have a full day of tours and sightseeing during Mayor Exchange Day. The agenda for the day ...

Chelsea American Legion Post 31 celebrates its 45th annual July 4 chicken broil

Tuesday June 30th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

For me, this event marks the official start of summer and I can’t wait for Saturday. The Chelsea American Legion Post 31 will host its 45th Annual Chicken Broil on Saturday, July 4 beginning at 11 ...

At Wednesday’s Bushel Basket Farmers Market on July 1

Tuesday June 30th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

The Wednesday Bushel Basket Farmers Market takes place on July 1 at the Palmer parking lot from 2-6 p.m. Below are a listing of the vendors and what they expect to have for sale on Wednesday. Kapnick Orchards: ...

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.

Rover pipeline sparks concerns

Wednesday July 1st, 2015 Jim Pruitt

Attorneys meet with landowners for a question and answer session regarding ET Rover Pipeline By Lynne Beauchamp [email protected] Time is running out for landowners to “minimize the burden ...

Gregory will celebrate the 4th

Wednesday July 1st, 2015 Jim Pruitt

Gregory plans 41st Independence Day celebration   Schedule of Events 10 a.m.           Church service on the lawn of Gregory Community Church Early Chicken BBQ ticket sales at the Unadilla Twp. ...

Experiencing yoga outdoors

Wednesday July 1st, 2015 Jim Pruitt

By Melinda Baird [email protected] When one truly wants to find their yoga practice, they do it outdoors, Dexter yoga instructor Matt Cyrulniksaid.  The Dexter Wellness Coalition, along with the ...

Wildlife disease plague many species

Wednesday July 1st, 2015 Jim Pruitt

State continues work to contain chronic wasting disease, avian influenza and West Nile virus The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today provided an update on three serious wildlife diseases that ...

Auto theft protection tips

Tuesday June 30th, 2015 Jim Pruitt

July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month LANSING. There were nearly 700,000 motor vehicles reported stolen in the United States in 2013 – that’s a vehicle stolen every 45 seconds. Nearly 45 ...

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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