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Featured News from ChelseaMich.com

Chelsea Community Center Days offers family friendly fun during school break

Monday January 2nd, 2017 ChelseaMich

If you need an excuse to get out of the house and stay active after the holidays, come check out Chelsea Community Center Days at the Washington Street Education Center on Wednesday, January 4th and Thursday, January 5th from 1-5 p.m. each day. For only $1 per person per day, […]


 Notices from the City of Chelsea

Avoid the Second Shovel

Sunday December 11th, 2016

The County Road Association recently published the attached tip sheet for limiting the amount of street snow that moves into driveways as a part of routine snow plowing.  Thank you for your ...

Preventing Frozen Pipes When It's Already Cold

Friday December 9th, 2016

With temperatures falling below freezing throughout the winter months , keep in mind the following tips for avoiding freezing pipes. Open cabinet doors on exterior walls where water ...

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

Friday December 9th, 2016

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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.

Chelsea School Board: new members sworn-in, Young Fives program presented

Tuesday January 17th, 2017 Lisa Allmendinger

By Crystal Hayduk Shawn Quilter and Kristin van Reesema took the oath of office to officially become the newest members of the Chelsea School District Board of Education at the meeting on Jan. 9. Quilter, van Reesema, and incumbent Laura Bush were elected last November and will serve six-year terms. New board officers were elected: […]

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New program to bring volunteer opportunities and retirees together

Tuesday January 17th, 2017 Lisa Allmendinger

If you want to make a difference for yourself and others, but don’t know how to connect you should know that opportunities exist and the Silver Solution Network can help you find them. Silver Solution Network is about helping retirees find a need and fill it, find a purpose and identify meaningful work after retirement. […]

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Jan. 17: what’s on the Chelsea City Council agenda

Tuesday January 17th, 2017 Lisa Allmendinger

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DRAFT Chelsea City Council minutes from Jan. 3

Tuesday January 17th, 2017 Lisa Allmendinger

(Publisher’s note: These are DRAFT Chelsea City Council minutes and won’t be considered official until the City Council votes on them on Jan. 17.)

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Recent crime: items stolen from two vehicles

Tuesday January 17th, 2017 Lisa Allmendinger

In this week’s Chelsea Police blotter, a GPS was taken from vehicle on Wilkinson Street and several work items were stolen from the back of a truck on Commerce Park Drive. For the full stories, please click here.

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Beach Middle School swim team finishes fifth in Erie Mason Invite

Tuesday January 17th, 2017 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Dave Brinklow for the information in this story.) The Beach Middle School swim team finished a busy week with a 5th place finish at the Erie Mason Invitational on Saturday. Milan won the meet with 339 points followed by Beford in 2nd with 307.5, Dundee 3rd, 213, Riverview 4th […]

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Chelsea bowling recap

Tuesday January 17th, 2017 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Rory Kaiser for the information and photos in this story.) Highlights from the bowling meet @ Adrian on on Jan. 11 Boys Varsity Chelsea 4, Adrian 26 Chelsea High Scores – RJ Dale 216, Justin Hoag 197,  Nyck Udell 194 and 190, Nick Childress 171 Boys JV Chelsea 11, […]

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Jan 18: Quarter Mania benefit for St. Louis Center

Tuesday January 17th, 2017 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Patsy Brundage for the information in this story.) There will be a Quarter Mania benefit for St. Louis Center on Wednesday, on Jan. 18 at the Columbus Hall and Banquet Center, 8265 Dexter-Chelsea Road, Dexter. Quarter Mania is a cross between a vendor home party and an auction. At […]

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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 Hockey Thumps Riverview

Sunday January 15th, 2017 Angelo Parlove

The Saline hockey team overpowered Riverview 8-0 in a mercy-shortened game at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube Jan. 14. Junior

Photo Gallery: Chelsea vs Dexter Boys Basketball

Sunday January 15th, 2017 Mike "Willie" Williamson

Chelsea rallied past rival Dexter for a 48-41 win over the Dreadnaughts Friday. Janary 14. Pitures by Dawn Miller Share

Photo Gallery Chelsea vs Dexter Girls Basketball

Sunday January 15th, 2017 Mike "Willie" Williamson

Rivals Chelsea and Dexter met on the hard court Friday January 13 in a SEC White girls’ basketball showdown. Chelsea

Photo Gallery: Saline City Council Members Sworn In

Saturday January 14th, 2017 Angelo Parlove

By Angelo Parlove At the City of Saline, new city council member Christen Mitchell officially joined the council ranks last

Photo Gallery: New Saline School Board Members Sworn In

Saturday January 14th, 2017 Angelo Parlove

By Angelo Parlove Scott Hummel and Michael McVey officially joined the Saline Area Schools Board of Education as its newest


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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