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

Amy Gilbert 2014 Chelsea Community Fair Queen

Saturday August 23rd, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

Amy Gilbert was crowned the 2014 Chelsea Community Fair queen Friday night. Born and raised in Chelsea, when asked why she’d make a good Chelsea Fair Queen she wrote, “I am involved with not ...

Livestock Auction at the Chelsea Community Fair

Saturday August 23rd, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

The Chelsea Community Fair Board would like to thank all the people who generously bid on and bought all the animals at Thursday’s Livestock Auction. Below are the photos of the champion and reserve ...

Draft horses in action at the Chelea Community Fair

Saturday August 23rd, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

Photographer Burrill Strong was on hand at the draft horse pulling competition on Thursday afternoon. Please enjoy the photo gallery below from the event. And, if you’d like to see more of Strong’s ...

Horses in motion at the Chelsea Community Fair

Saturday August 23rd, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

Photographer Burrill Strong captured the photos below from a class at the horse show at the Chelsea Community Fair. For more of Burrill’s photos, please click here.  

In photos: Ladies Day at the Chelsea Community Fair

Saturday August 23rd, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

Chelsea Update would like to thank Elizabeth Richardson for getting up very early Friday morning after a late night at the Livestock auction the night before with me to attend Ladies Day and take these ...

Taylor Schrock, Jordan Hirst, grand and reserve grand champion showmanship

Friday August 22nd, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Janelle Hirst for this photo.)

The rock today: Happy 90th birthday to Alex Roskowski

Friday August 22nd, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

Diane Edman named homemaker of the year; Bailey Burchett jr. homemaker

Friday August 22nd, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

   

Two local youth injured in ferris wheel accident

Friday August 22nd, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

On Thursday, Aug. 21, at about 8:30 p.m., two local youth, ages 8 and 16, were transported by ambulance to U-M Mott Children’s Hospital following a Ferris Wheel accident at Chelsea Community Fair. ...

Calf born overnight at Chelsea Community Fair In Nature’s Creation of Life exhibit

Friday August 22nd, 2014 Lisa Allmendinger

 


washtenaw-now

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.

Youths injured after falling from Ferris wheel at Chelsea fair are in good condition (Updated, 4:13 p.m. Friday)

Friday August 22nd, 2014

CHELSEA -- After what was described as a “long night,” Chelsea Fair Board President Rick Boham was pleased to report this afternoon the brother and sister injured after falling from a Ferris wheel ...

Friends, family love to race at Chelsea Community Fair Demolition Derby

Friday August 22nd, 2014

Community drives the Chelsea Fair – especially at the Figure 8 Demolition Derby.

Photos: Chelsea Community Fair in full swing

Thursday August 21st, 2014

The 77th Chelsea Community Fair opened the gates to the general public on Tuesday afternoon and the all-volunteer organization is expecting another successful year. Check back here throughout the week ...

Retirement beckons as owners of The Village Shoppe of Chelsea sell store

Thursday August 21st, 2014

After nearly 20 years in business, the owners of The Village Shoppe in Chelsea are ready to ride into the sunset.

Throwback Thursday: Sounds & Sights 2014

Friday August 22nd, 2014

For today’s Throwback Thursday, we decided to look back at the 2014 season of Sounds & Sights. Here’s a gallery of some of our favorite photos from the season.

Dumpster divers beware in Chelsea

Tuesday August 19th, 2014

CHELSEA — There is a $500 reward on your head, if you are a "dumpster diver" or illegally dumping trash.