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Chelsea Update is an online news source published by Lisa Allmendinger, Chelsea resident and journalist. Read more on chelseaupdate.com.

Oct. 1 construction reminders: McKinley Road closure, city street projects

Wednesday October 1st, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

The Washtenaw County Road Commission is expected to close McKinley Road to all traffic at the Mill Lake Drain located north of Chelsea for a bridge replacement and in Chelsea, the city has planned several ...

Historic Chelsea Depot design model for New York hobby shop owner

Wednesday October 1st, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

By Lisa Carolin The Chelsea Depot is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and that is no doubt one of the reasons that it is currently being used as a model for other depots. Last Memorial ...

Chelsea varsity volleyball on a tear, wins Lake Fenton Invitational tournament

Wednesday October 1st, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Laura Cleveland for the information in this story.) The Chelsea varsity volleyball team improved their record to 30-5-2 as they claimed a third consecutive tournament ...

Register today for Sunday’s rescheduled guided sculpture walk tour

Wednesday October 1st, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

The Sculpture Walk guided tour was rescheduled to Sunday, Oct. 5, beginning at 2 p.m. Participants will learn more about the 12 downtown sculptures. Registration is required by clicking here or calling ...

Oct. 4: Survival skills you can use at the Discovery Center

Wednesday October 1st, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story.) On Saturday, Oct. 4 from 3-4:30 p.m., join Artemis Eyster for a program titled “Survival Skills You Can Use” at ...

Oct. 2: Chelsea DDA expected to discuss Longworth Alley project bids, REU program

Wednesday October 1st, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

The Chelsea Downtown Development Authority is expected to discuss the Jackson Street parking lot project bids at a meeting on Oct. 2. The DDA received three bids for a base plan and an alternative plan, ...

Oct. 1: ‘Count Day’ in the Chelsea District Schools

Tuesday September 30th, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

Parents, please be aware that Wednesday, Oct. 1 is “Count Day” in the Chelsea District Schools so please make sure that unless your child is ill, he or she is in school that day. Here’s why. ...

In photos: The Wolverine is no more

Tuesday September 30th, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

Please enjoy the slideshow from Alan Scafuri below.

Recent crimes: assault charges dropped, cologne, money stolen

Tuesday September 30th, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

In this week’s Chelsea Police blotter, domestic assault charges were dropped against a mother who was taken into custody for allegedly throwing a chair at her son, a Chelsea store employee thought ...

Nov. 3: The Common Grill Holiday Wine Show fundraiser

Tuesday September 30th, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

The Common Grill invites the community to help celebrate, and support “Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights” at the restaurant’s annual Holiday Wine Show on Monday, Nov. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets ...


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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.

This weekend in Chelsea, Oct. 2-5

Thursday October 2nd, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 2 Toddlers can enjoy a special program Chelsea District Library will present “Toddlertime,” a free program about letters, numbers, colors, and shapes, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. ...

Chelsea District Library celebrates National Friends of Libraries Week

Wednesday October 1st, 2014

The Chelsea District Library will be spending the entire week of October 19-25, 2014, celebrating its Friends of the Library volunteer organization and encouraging community residents to give the gift ...

Historic Chelsea Depot to be recreated in New York

Wednesday October 1st, 2014

The historic Chelsea Depot will be recreated in East Rochester, NY, according to a Chelsea Update report.

Walk to end Alzheimer's raises $30,000 to help find cure, support education about disease

Wednesday October 1st, 2014

They came for their loved ones, they came for the people they care for and they came for others unknown who are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

Faith In Action worries over shortage in affordable housing options

Wednesday October 1st, 2014

Chelsea and Dexter are "short on affordable housing options," according to Doug Smith, who said he deals with the ramifications everyday as program coordinator of Faith In Action.

SRSLY in Chelsea and Dexter addresses alcohol, drug abuse during homecoming

Tuesday September 30th, 2014

Around times like homecoming, local parents may have increased concern for underage drinking and substance abuse, a concern that organizations like SRSLY in Chelsea and Dexter was created to address.