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Featured News from ChelseaMich.com

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 Sponsored by Smokehouse 52 BBQ, Chelsea’s place for real pit BBQ! Chelsea’s first annual Smoke & Ale Fall Festival and BBQ Cook-off Contest is […]

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,” […]

Breathe Yoga opens new studio in downtown Chelsea

Wednesday July 8th, 2015 Leslie

Downtown Chelsea has added a new yoga studio its mix of boutique stores, offices and restaurants. Breathe Yoga, co-founded and owned by Sue Whitmarsh and Marie Brooks, both residents of Chelsea, opened in July during the Sounds & Sights Festival weekend July 24, 2015. Located on East Middle, adjacent to Moran’s Consignment in […]

 Notices from the City of Chelsea

Community Parks Clean-up Day

Wednesday July 22nd, 2015

Join in on Saturday, August 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a fun day of volunteering with friends and neighbors at Pierce and Timbertown Parks.  The City and its Parks Planning ...

Mack Building

Thursday July 2nd, 2015


Retail and Office Market Analysis Results

Monday April 27th, 2015


No Parking on Streets 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.

Wednesday December 4th, 2013


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.

Sounds and Sights Festival: another rousing success

Monday July 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Story and photos by Lisa Carolin Perhaps the busiest spot in downtown Chelsea Saturday, day three of the Sounds and Sights Festival, wasn’t the KidZone at the Clocktower complex nor the Pet Parade ...

corrected July 29: summer reading program finale at the Chelsea District Library

Monday July 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update apologizes for the mistake in the date of this event.)

Mark Your Calendars for these Chelsea Wellness Center Events

Monday July 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Fire Station 2 costs, union contract discussed at recent CAFA meeting

Monday July 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority board approved a budget adjustment of $160,000 to cover the renovation costs for Fire Station 2 in Lima Township at its meeting on Tuesday, July 21. The mid-year adjustment ...

New Biggby coupon, please check out new classifieds

Monday July 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

I’ve had a number of folks contact me that the Biggby Coffee coupon had expired and I wanted everyone to know that it’s now valid again. My sincere apologies. And, while I’m at it, please ...

The Great White Wanderers Have Arrived

Sunday July 26th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Tom Hodgson and the Waterloo Natural History Association for the information and photos in this column.) Back in February when we were still shoveling and shivering, ...

AJ Mitchell, 13, scores hole in one at Inverness Golf Course

Sunday July 26th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Cindy Mitchell for the photo and information this this story.) AJ Mitchell, 13, got his first hole in one on Wednesday, July 22 on Hole #5 at Inverness Golf Course. ...

St. Louis Center Gains Strong Support from June Golf and Dining Events

Sunday July 26th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Joe Yekulis for the information in this story and Kelly Flaherty for the photo gallery.) St. Louis Center continues to receive strong community support for its fundraisers, ...

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.

Four osprey chicks sport GPS satellite backpacks

Monday July 27th, 2015 Jim Pruitt

As Michigan’s osprey population continues to rebound, the Department of Natural Resources is tracking the revitalization of this species in southern Michigan through monitoring efforts. This year, The ...

Surplus state land auctions

Friday July 24th, 2015 Jim Pruitt

DNR prepares for live auctions of state-managed surplus land in Clare, Gladwin, Midland, Cheboygan and Montmorency counties Auctions will be hosted Aug. 14 in Clare and Aug. 15 in Rogers City The Michigan ...

Walberg hosting town hall meeting

Friday July 24th, 2015 Jim Pruitt

Washington, D.C. –  In addition to Walberg, the event will feature a panel of five community leaders who will talk about positive solutions for job creation. Following his and the panelists’ remarks, ...

Stockbridge man sentenced in deputy’s death

Wednesday July 22nd, 2015 Jim Pruitt

Kelsey sentenced to 20-45 years in prison By Lynne Beauchamp [email protected] Kelsey sentenced to 20-45 years in prison By Lynne Beauchamp, [email protected] John Kelsey, of ...

Suspicious vehicle in Dexter Towmship

Wednesday July 22nd, 2015 Jim Pruitt

A suspicious vehicle was reported around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Dexter Township. A Dexter Community Station deputy was dispatched to the area of Riker Road for a suspicious gray van. The deputy was unable ...

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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