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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 […]

Smoke & Ale Fall Festival

Wednesday June 1st, 2016 Kelly Goodell

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 Fall Festival to your calendar – October 8, 2016. […]


 Notices from the City of Chelsea

Palmer Lot Design Services

Friday September 2nd, 2016

The City of Chelsea is soliciting bids for planning and design services associated with the Palmer Lot located in downtown Chelsea.  Proposals must be received by the City of ...

Pedestrian Reminder

Thursday August 4th, 2016

The northbound and southbound traffic lights on Main Street at both Middle Street an Park/South Streets are not timed the same unless a pedestrian preempts the signal by pressing the crosswalk ...

Using a Roundabout

Tuesday April 26th, 2016

The Michigan Department of Transportation has helpful information on their site regarding regarding the use of roundabouts on State roads.   Click here   ...


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.

Chelsea Bulldogs football extends undefeated season (with slideshow)

Monday September 26th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

By Allen Wright The Chelsea Bulldogs hosted the Tecumseh Indians on a beautiful Friday night and kept their undefeated season going strong with a huge 33-0 victory. Tecumseh started with the ball and gambled on a 4th down and long deep in their own zone by calling a fake punt, which helped them pick up […]

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Meet September’s Beach Middle School Bulldog Best

Monday September 26th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

The Bulldog Best is a monthly award that recognizes students at Beach Middle School who support the pillars of respect, integrity, responsibility, dynamic learning and teamwork. A nomination can be made by any staff member, and students are presented with a certificate and pen and are named in the school’s newsletter. If you see a […]

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Meet North Creek Elementary School’s week 3 bucket fillers

Monday September 26th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

Meet the North Creek Elementary Week 3 bucket fillers. “Bucket fillers” say and do kind things for others to help fill their “buckets” of good thoughts about themselves. These students were noticed by their teacher as saying or doing something kind to others.

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Robert and Karen Sheppard win custom ‘beer stein’ for their 1955 Packard

Monday September 26th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Amanda Huey for the information and the photos in this story.) Congratulations to Robert and Karen Sheppard from Chelsea on taking home a winning beer stein for their 1955 Packard at Frankenmuth Auto Fest. Auto Fest was held Sept. 9-12. Each year, Frankenmuth custom makes a beer stein for […]

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City Notices: request for amended final site plan from Derek Haddad

Monday September 26th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

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Discovery Center fall fun

Monday September 26th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

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Oct. 13: Rotary Night at the Purple Rose Theatre

Monday September 26th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

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This week’s Around Town with Linda: George Winans

Monday September 26th, 2016 Lisa Allmendinger

This week’s guest on “Around Town with Linda” is George Winans, a past interview re-aired in memoriam. Winans was a World War II pilot who was shot down twice and he also owned Winans Jewelry Store. God bless him. “Around Town” with Linda Meloche can be seen daily on Channel 18 at 7:30 a.m., 1 […]

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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.

Photo Gallery – Saline Cross Country at Jackson Inv.

Monday September 26th, 2016 Mike "Willie" Williamson

The Saline boys’ finished 2nd and the girls’ 6th at the Jackson Invitational September 24. Pictures by Dawn Miller Share

Saline Drug Task Force Seeks “Visibility”

Sunday September 25th, 2016 Angelo Parlove

By Angelo Parlove As the Saline Community Addiction Prevention Task Force awaits donations to hit the books, the group in

City Of Saline Moves Forward With Hotel Development

Sunday September 25th, 2016 Angelo Parlove

By Angelo Parlove The City of Saline has picked at least two developments, with a possible third business in the

Photo Gallery: Chelsea Girls Cross Country at Jackson Invite

Sunday September 25th, 2016 Mike "Willie" Williamson

Chelsea battled illness in the Division 2 race and finished 6th at the Jackson Invitational Saturday, September 24. Pictures by

Photo Gallery : Dexter Girls’ Cross Country at Jackson Inv

Sunday September 25th, 2016 Mike "Willie" Williamson

The Dexter girls’ cross country team finished 11th out of 20 teams in Division 1 at the Jackson Invitational Saturday,


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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