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Your Guide to the Chelsea Community Fair: Aug 25-29, 2015

Saturday August 1st, 2015 Leslie

Chelsea Community Fair: August 25-29, 2015 Click here to see 2015 schedule of events The Chelsea Community Fair takes place in late August each year, and 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 […]

Smoke & Ale Fall Festival on October 10 to feature BBQ Contest, BeerFest, Live Music and Cornhole Classic Tournament

Tuesday July 21st, 2015 Kelly Goodell

For this year’s event details click here. BBQ Contest, BeerFest featuring Michigan brewed beer, wine, and cider, Live Music and the First Annual Smoke & Ale Cornhole Classic   The Smoke & Ale Fall Festival is a fundraiser for the Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce.    This Event is Sponsored by […]

The Garden Mill celebrates 10th anniversary in downtown Chelsea

Friday July 17th, 2015 Leslie

A retail landmark in downtown Chelsea celebrates a milestone this summer. The Garden Mill, located in the heart of Chelsea’s vibrant downtown business district, marks its 10th anniversary during the annual Sounds and Sights Summer Festival, July 23-25. “It’s the perfect time, because the store opened during the festival in 2005,” […]


 Notices from the City of Chelsea

City of Chelsea Library Trustee Opening

Friday August 28th, 2015

The Chelsea City Council is accepting resumes from qualified candidates from the City of Chelsea for the trustee position to the Chelsea District Library.  This term will start January 1, ...

Economic Development Work Session

Friday August 28th, 2015

Chelsea City Council will be holding an Economic Development Work Session on Monday, August 31, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers at 311 S. Main Street, Chelsea, ...

Congdon Street Reconstruction

Friday August 14th, 2015

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Chelsea Master Plan Updates

Tuesday July 28th, 2015

The City of Chelsea has undertaken an update to the community master plan.  The master plan is both a community's vision for the future and a guide for getting there.  The master plan acts ...


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.

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: Alissa Trinkle crowned 2015 Fair Queen (with slideshow)

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Alissa Trinkle of Dexter began Friday morning at Ladies Day where she learned she’d been named the runner-up junior homemaker. She finished the evening as the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair Queen winning ...

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: Ladies Day

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

  By Elizabeth Richardson Ladies Day on the Friday morning of the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair is my favorite fair event. Mary Tobin, superintendent, and her volunteers made 2015 another very successful ...

2015 Chelsea Community fair: draft horse pull in photos by Burrill Strong

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

The draft horses took over the Main Arena Thursday afternoon at the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair and Burrill Strong was there to capture the action in this photo gallery.

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: Support the Chelsea Kiwanis Club concession trailer; buy a raffle ticket

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bob Milbrodt for the information in this story.) This is your chance to purchase raffle tickets for a change to win a week in the Cayman Islands plus $400. The raffle ...

Middle School football practice begins Aug. 31

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Coach Dan Rhodes for the information in this story.) All 7th and 8th graders interested in playing football, practice will begin on Monday, Aug. 31 at Beach Middle School. ...

Chelsea girls swim and dive starts season at relay

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Andrew Thomson for the information in this story.) The Chelsea girls swim and dive team officially started the competition season as they traveled to Waverly High School ...

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: livestock auction

Friday August 28th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Thank you Chelsea State Bank, the Chelsea Fair Board and Livestock Committee, the volunteers and especially the buyers for coming out and helping the youth of the Chelsea, Dexter and Grass Lake livestock ...

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: kids on rides in photos by Burrill Strong

Friday August 28th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Please enjoy the slideshow of kids on rides at the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair by Burrill Strong.

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: Alissa Trinkle crowned 2015 Fair Queen (with slideshow)

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Alissa Trinkle of Dexter began Friday morning at Ladies Day where she learned she’d been named the runner-up junior homemaker. She finished the evening as the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair Queen winning ...

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: Ladies Day

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

  By Elizabeth Richardson Ladies Day on the Friday morning of the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair is my favorite fair event. Mary Tobin, superintendent, and her volunteers made 2015 another very successful ...

2015 Chelsea Community fair: draft horse pull in photos by Burrill Strong

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

The draft horses took over the Main Arena Thursday afternoon at the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair and Burrill Strong was there to capture the action in this photo gallery.

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: Support the Chelsea Kiwanis Club concession trailer; buy a raffle ticket

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bob Milbrodt for the information in this story.) This is your chance to purchase raffle tickets for a change to win a week in the Cayman Islands plus $400. The raffle ...

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: livestock auction

Friday August 28th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Thank you Chelsea State Bank, the Chelsea Fair Board and Livestock Committee, the volunteers and especially the buyers for coming out and helping the youth of the Chelsea, Dexter and Grass Lake livestock ...

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: kids on rides in photos by Burrill Strong

Friday August 28th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Please enjoy the slideshow of kids on rides at the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair by Burrill Strong.

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: in photos from Burrill Strong kiddie parade

Friday August 28th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Please enjoy this slideshow by Burrill Strong from the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair.

2015 Chelsea Community Fair: Figure 8 derby in photos by Burrill Strong

Thursday August 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Please enjoy this gallery of photos from the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair by Burrill Strong of the Figure 8 derby from Wednesday night.


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.

DNR releases 2015 hunting guide

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Jim Pruitt

    Small game hunting season begins Sept. 1 with the opening of the early Canada goose season and teal seasons and continues until rabbit and hare season ends March 31. Department of Natural ...

Saline wins battle of Top 10 football teams in state, 37-24, over Rockford

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Jim Pruitt

By Angelo Parlove The Saline football team overcame early adversity and dominated Rockford with a 37-24 win to open the season on Aug. 28. Rockford struck early when they intercepted a Josh Jackson pass ...

Photo Gallery : Dexter Football 38-20 loss to Fowlerville

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Mike "Willie" Williamson

Pictures by Darla Barnes The Dexter football team dropped its season opener to Fowlerville 38-20 Friday, August 28. The post Photo Gallery : Dexter Football 38-20 loss to Fowlerville appeared first on ...

Photo Gallery 2: Saline 37, Rockford 24

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Jim Pruitt

The post Photo Gallery 2: Saline 37, Rockford 24 appeared first on The Sun Times News .

Photo Gallery: Saline opens season with big win over Rockford

Saturday August 29th, 2015 Jim Pruitt

The 2015 varsity football season got off to a good start for Saline as the Hornets defeated the Rockford Rams 37-24 at Hornet Stadium. School officials said the crowd was larger than normal for a home ...


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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