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Featured News from ChelseaMich.com

The Purple Rose Theatre Announces 2016 – 2017 Season!

Thursday June 9th, 2016 ChelseaMich

The Purple Rose Theatre Company will continue its strong tradition of producing world premieres and theatrical favorites for its 2016-2017 season. Artistic Director Guy Sanville poses the question, “Do you ever wish you had a second chance to meet someone again for the first time? Our 26th season is an enchanting mix that […]

Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights 2016 Summer Concert Series

Wednesday June 1st, 2016 ChelseaMich

Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights kicks off June 9 and runs every Thursday through August 18, showcasing a variety of music, dance, comedy, and family entertainment. Now in its 12th year, the outdoor concert series is recognized for its mixture of music from jazz to country to indie rock and more.  […]

Smoke & Ale Fall Festival – BBQ Contest, BeerFest, Live Music and Cornhole Classic Tournament

Wednesday June 1st, 2016 Kelly Goodell

Smoke & Ale Fall Festival – BBQ Contest, BeerFest, Live Music and Cornhole Classic Tournament BBQ Contest, BeerFest featuring Michigan brewed beer, Live Music and the Annual Smoke & Ale Cornhole Classic The 2016 Smoke & Ale Fall Festival is sponsored by: Click here to add 2016 Smoke & Ale […]


 Notices from the City of Chelsea

M-52/Werkner Road Roundabout Construction

Tuesday April 26th, 2016

This summer, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will construct a roundabout at M-52 and Werkner Road just north of Chelsea.  Upon completion of a ...

Retail and Office Market Analysis Results

Monday April 27th, 2015

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

Wednesday December 4th, 2013

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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.

Six people file for Chelsea School Board election

Thursday July 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

By Crystal Hayduk Six candidates have filed with the Washtenaw County Clerk’s office to have their names on the November ballot in the non-partisan race to fill three open seats on the Chelsea School District Board of Education. All three incumbents have chosen to seek re-election to the six year terms – Laura Bush, Laurel […]

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Get to know Dr. Brian Fryburg, new veterinarian at Lane Animal Hospital

Thursday July 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

Lane Animal Hospital added Dr. Brian Fryburg to their staff last month, and he brings with him experience with exotic pets, as well as an interest in pet nutrition and behavioral problems. “As our senior partners are starting to take well deserved time off, and we are excited to add Dr. Fryburg to our staff,” […]

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July 30: Enter your pet in the 2016 Pet Parade

Thursday July 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

The theme for this year’s July 30 Pet Parade is “Helping Paws.” Hosted by Chelsea Farmers Supply, the Pet Parade is a long-time favorite tradition of the Sounds and Sights Festival. Have fun dressing up your pet and joining other families in the easy-to-walk parade route. This year’s “Helping Paws” theme celebrates the people and organizations […]

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Letter to the Editor: Support Tom McKernan for Sylvan Township Supervisor

Thursday July 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

Dear Editor: As members of the Sylvan Township Board, we are proud to try to do what’s best for the township. That includes cooperating with each other and working well as a team. What’s missing from our team is a leader. Our effectiveness suffers, and the township loses, while this situation continues. On Aug. 2, […]

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July 29: what to expect at Sounds and Sights Festival

Thursday July 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) On Friday, July 29, the Sounds & Sights Festival will be loaded with family friendly events throughout downtown Chelsea: Art Market and demonstrations (Noon-8pm) East and West Streets Merchant activities, sidewalk sales, and events, visit chelseamich.com Food Court on W. Middle […]

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July 29: Chelsea Classic Cruisers 2016 Car Show

Thursday July 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

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July 30: ‘Cause for Paws’ event at Jet’s Pizza

Thursday July 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

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July 28-29: Chelsea Wellness Center offering a special

Thursday July 28th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

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April 20: Chelsea Community Fair Demo Derby on the Cooking Channel

Tuesday April 19th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

Extra Virgin Americana, a cooking show on the Cooking Channel, filmed a segment at the Demolition Derby at the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair that is planned to air on April 20 at 9 p.m. Here’s the blurb from the show’s Website: “Debi Mazar loves Motown, classic cars and American history, so it’s only fitting that […]

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A Chelsea Community Fair thank you from fair queen contestant Hanna Brodeur

Saturday November 14th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

From Hanna Brodeur Since 1950, the Fair Queen program has been a part of the Chelsea Community Fair. I was honored to be a part of the 2015 program. The experience will provide a lifetime of special memories. Beyond the tremendous support from my family, I wish to extend my sincere gratitude to the following […]

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2015 Chelsea Community Fair: appreciation dinner hosted by fair board

Monday September 14th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

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Sept. 14: Bob Pierce to speak to Chelsea Kiwanis Club

Saturday September 12th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bob Milbrodt for the information in this story.) We would like to thank fair-goers from Chelsea and the surrounding communities for purchasing food at our Kiwanis trailer. Working at the Chelsea Community Fair is our biggest fundraiser and a record was broken this year. So far this fiscal year, […]

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2015 Chelsea Community Fair: fair parade in photos by Burrill Strong

Sunday September 6th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Since I was in the parade this year, Burrill Strong took over taking photos for Chelsea Update. The 2015 Chelsea Fair Parade took place on Saturday, Aug. 29. Please enjoy this slideshow from this super popular event.

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2015 Chelsea Community Fair: fair rides from Burrill Strong

Saturday September 5th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Please enjoy these long exposure photos of rides at night at the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair by Burrill Strong.

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2015 Chelsea Community Fair: sheep shearing in photos by Burrill Strong

Saturday September 5th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

In case you missed the sheep shearing demonstrations inside the Nature’s Creation of Life barn during the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair, please enjoy this slide show from Burrill Strong from one of these events.

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2015 Chelsea Community Fair: 4-Wheel, 2-Wheel and diesel pull in photos by Burrill Strong

Friday September 4th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

The 2015 Chelsea Community Fair ended this year’s run with the 4-Wheel and 2-Wheel drive pulling and diesel pulling contest. Please enjoy the photo gallery from the event by Burrill Strong.

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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.

A pair of Dexter and Stockbridge 6th graders Help Livingston Legacy Win National Title

Thursday July 28th, 2016 Mike "Willie" Williamson

Two area athletes were part of the Livingston Legacy 2022 team that won the Sixth Grade AAU Division 2 National

Paula K (Romine) Schaff

Wednesday July 27th, 2016 WebAdmin

  Punta Gorda, Florida Passed away Tuesday June 14, 2016.  She was born October 10, 1945 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri,

Gerald Duane “Jerry” Earl

Wednesday July 27th, 2016 WebAdmin

  Stockbridge, Michigan Passed away at age 75, at home after a brief illness on Friday, July 22, 2016, under

Saline Has 12 Youth Deaths From Opioid-Related Overdoses Between 2011-2016

Tuesday July 26th, 2016 Angelo Parlove

Through April in 2016, Washtenaw County has had 24 youths 21 years old and younger die from opioid-related overdoses, according to

MSP Requesting Tips After Hit & Run Injures Two Cyclists in Dexter

Tuesday July 26th, 2016 WebAdmin

Michigan State Police Brighton Post is looking for information regarding the driver of a hit-and-run collision involving two cyclists at


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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