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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 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 World […]

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

Learn about Chelsea’s local shuttle service

Tuesday December 2nd, 2014 Leslie

Chelsea’s WAVE (Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express) free shuttle service has expanded to include both morning and afternoon service. The Chelsea Community Ride shuttle is free and stops at locations along the route between major bus stops. The number of loops will increase from three to six daily. Another change to the service is […]

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.

May 8-10: ‘Much Ado about Nothing’ Chelsea Theater Guild play with a twist

Monday April 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

By Lisa Carolin Taking on a Shakespearean play can be a daunting experience, and removing some of the fears surrounding it has been a challenge for Chelsea High School Theater Guild Advisor Katherine Altman. ...

Craig Common, Nancy Graebner named to Chelsea State Bank Board of Directors

Monday April 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

The Board of Directors of Chelsea State Bank recently named two local respected community leaders to join its Board of Directors, Craig Common and Nancy Graebner. Common is owner and head chef of The Common ...

May 9: 26th Annual Chelsea Heart and Sole Run/Walk/Bike

Monday April 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Karlya Bernath for the information in this story.) Calling all runners, walkers and bikers. The weather is warming up and it is time to register for the Annual Chelsea ...

Chelsea girls Tennis Team wins Chelsea quad meet, taking 31 of 32 possible points

Monday April 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Coach Matt Pedlow for the information in this story.) The Chelsea girls Tennis team won the Chelsea quad on Saturday, winning every match but one and taking 31/32 points. ...

May 30: sign up now for the 3rd Annual Joe Merkel Memorial Golf Outing

Monday April 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Registration open for Chelsea Community Kitchen’s Kids Cooking Camp

Monday April 27th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Registration is now open for Chelsea Community Kitchen’s annual Kids Cooking Camp for children grades first-sixth. This year’s theme is “Cooking Around the U.S.A” and teacher Judy Radant ...

Watch for these long-legged waders in area wetlands

Sunday April 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.) The Chelsea area is well known as a go-to place to see sandhill ...

Publisher’s message: Monday night fundraiser for the two farmers markets and more

Sunday April 26th, 2015 Lisa Allmendinger

Anyone who has been reading Chelsea Update for any length of time knows that I am a huge fan and supporter of Chelsea’s two farmers markets and I’d love to see you Monday night between 5:30-7:30 at ...

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.

Award-winning authors, poets showcase their work during Chelsea Literary Walk

Monday April 27th, 2015

The Chelsea Midwest Literary Walk kicked off its day-long event in the Clock Tower Commons best selling poet and MacArthur Fellow Edward Hirsch speaking on the literary theories he has developed over the ...

Chelsea Farmers Market opens for the season Saturday

Monday April 27th, 2015

Opening day for for the Chelsea Farmers Market will be Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8 a.m. to noon in downtown Chelsea.

Chelsea Underground Art Gallery to hold grand opening

Sunday April 26th, 2015

Chelsea Underground Art Gallery, 105 1/2 South Main Street in Chelsea, will hold a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 1 at 10 a.m., and a Grand Opening on Saturday, May 2 from 5 to 8 p.m.

New postmaster at Chelsea post office

Saturday April 25th, 2015

The Chelsea Post office, located at 1101 S Main St., has a new postmaster, Heather Nichols. She started her new position the first week in April.

Chelsea Evening Primrose Garden Club to hold annual Community Garage Sale

Thursday April 23rd, 2015

The Chelsea Evening Primrose Garden Club will hold its annual Community Garage Sale on May 9 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Chelsea Train Depot, 125 Jackson Street.

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.

The Sun Times News April 22, 2015 Edition

Saturday April 25th, 2015 Paul Douglas

April 22, 2015 Edition The post The Sun Times News April 22, 2015 Edition appeared first on The Sun Times News .

Chelsea District Library to host 7th annual Midwest Literacy Walk

Friday April 24th, 2015 Jim Pruitt

By Jim Pruitt [email protected] Officials from the Chelsea District Library spoke at the City Council meeting to talk about the upcoming Midwest Literary Walk. Director Bill Harmer and Library Board ...

Camp Woodbury site plan up for review by Lima Township Planning Commission

Friday April 24th, 2015 Jim Pruitt

By Jim Pruitt [email protected] While some neighbors are not too happy about it, a Lima Township couple will continue to host weddings and other functions at their Nordman Lake property. Tom Hollyer ...

Narrowing down Dexter’s next fire chief

Friday April 24th, 2015 TheSunTimesNews

  Two of the 44 applicants for fire chief of the Dexter Area Fire Department are shining brighter than the rest.   Candidates Dean Creech of Wyandotte and Mike Kennedy of Brighton were presented ...

Teen delights in helping others

Friday April 24th, 2015 Michael Stavola

  A seventh-grader at Mill Creek Middle School, armed with her homemade wire bicycle pins, plans to make the world a better place, one full-sized bicycle at a time.   Olivia Najarian read about ...