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Browse the latest Chelsea, Michigan headlines from all your favorite local sources and social media. Click to read the full story at the source, and explore more stories from our Chelsea news outlets, including Chelsea Update, Washtenaw Now (Chelsea Standard), The Sun Times News, and of course updates from us here at chelseamich.com. This page is updated every hour throughout the day.


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Featured News from ChelseaMich.com

Purple Rose Theatre presents Lanford Wilson’s “Talley’s Folly” through May 23

Monday March 23rd, 2015 Leslie

A Pulitzer Prize-winning Comedy About Two Unlikely Sweethearts The Purple Rose Theatre Company will brings in the spring season with the comedic love story, Talley’s Folly by Purple Rose benefactor, Lanford Wilson. Do you believe that one mesmerizing evening can change the course of two lives forever? At the end of […]

City of Chelsea Spring 2015 Newsletter

Wednesday March 4th, 2015 Leslie

The City of Chelsea’s Spring 2015 newsletter contains the latest info for residents about for the city office holiday schedule, city curbside leaf and brush pick up services, water quality report, safe routes to school project, as well as useful tips and community reminders. 2015 spring newsletter More about the City of Chelsea Offices

Midwest Literary Walk welcomes critically acclaimed authors to Chelsea, Michigan

Tuesday January 6th, 2015 emily

The annual spring Midwest Literary Walk welcomes critically acclaimed authors from all over the country and from various fields of writing, including fiction, nonfiction, poetry and even horror. The festival features readings at venues throughout historic downtown Chelsea, such as the Purple Rose Theater, Chelsea Train Depot, Chelsea District Library, […]


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.

Author Nancy Shaw visits North Creek Elementary School during Authors in Chelsea

Wednesday April 1st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Story and photos by Crystal Hayduk Authors of favorite books are often on an individual’s “most admired persons” list, and Nancy Shaw’s memorable visit to North Creek Elementary School has surely ...

The Best of Chelsea

Wednesday April 1st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

By Tim Bristle I have called Chelsea my home for as many years as I have been alive, and have come to appreciate all it has to offer. Now as a parent, I look at the community differently than I did as ...

April 4: Lehman and Scheffler to host free home buyer and seller forum

Wednesday April 1st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Lehman and Scheffler Real Estate will offer a free home buyer and seller forum at the Chelsea District Library on April 4 from 10:30 a.m.-noon in the McKune Room. If you plan to buy or sell a home in 2015, ...

Premiere of movie ‘Swing Low’ filmed at Gordon Hall

Wednesday April 1st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

April 5: Chelsea District Library closed for Easter

Wednesday April 1st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Author Jonathan Rand thrills and chills fifth-graders

Tuesday March 31st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Story and photos by Lisa Carolin Close to 50 fifth-graders at South Meadows Elementary School had the opportunity on March 26 to learn first hand from author Jonathan Rand what are some of the key ingredients ...

Check out the Chelsea Wellness Center April programs

Tuesday March 31st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Recent crimes: domestic assault, skates stolen, driving with both expired registration and suspended driver’s license

Tuesday March 31st, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

In this week’s Chelsea Police blotter, it was reported that a 22-year-old Chelsea man was arrested on a domestic assault charge, two skates that were on display had been stolen, and that a 62-year-old ...


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.

Chelsea man, 22, arrested for domestic assault and other police briefs

Monday March 30th, 2015

A Chelsea man is being held in the Washtenaw County Jail pending arraignment for a charge of domestic assault.

Hundreds attend Authors in Chelsea event featuring Michigan-born writers (PHOTO GALLERY)

Thursday March 26th, 2015

If the turnout for Wednesday night’s “Authors in Chelsea” program was any indication, the Chelsea District Library is going to need a bigger room next year.

Chelsea's LaMaison offering Chalk Paint for no-prep reclamation projects

Wednesday March 25th, 2015

Old pieces of furniture are gaining new life with a product that is gaining a worldwide following and there’s only one place to buy it in Washtenaw County.


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 DDA Invited To City Economic Planning

Wednesday April 1st, 2015 TheSunTimesNews

    Updating the Chelsea Downtown Development Authority during its March 19 meeting, City Manager John Hanifan said a kick-off meeting on the city’s economic development planning will take ...

SRSLY Dexter survey

Tuesday March 31st, 2015 TheSunTimesNews

  SRSLY is asking members of the Dexter community to take an anonymous online survey. The survey takes less than five-minutes and is open to adults and youth in grades 5 and up. Results will be used ...

Construction for safer routes in Dexter starts next week

Saturday March 28th, 2015 Michael Stavola

  Construction for sidewalks to create safer routes to Dexter’s schools will begin next week, according to an engineering consultant for the city.   Engineering consultant Patrick Droze updated ...

Dexter fire chief awaits a successor

Friday March 27th, 2015 Melinda Baird

  Thirty-nine people have applied for the position of fire chief of Dexter Area Fire Department in anticipation of Chief Loren Yates’ retirement later this spring.   The applications came in ...

March 25 2015 Edition

Friday March 27th, 2015 Paul Douglas

March 25 2015 Edition The post March 25 2015 Edition appeared first on The Sun Times News .