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Take time to honor our Soldiers on Memorial Day For those of us who are lucky enough to be enjoying the long weekend with friends and family, please take a moment to pause and reflect on the importance of Memorial Day. Attending Chelsea, Michigan’s Memorial Day parade and ceremony is […]
A practical joke turns into an exploration of what we pass down through the generations Gaps in the Fossil Record, a world premiere by Michigan-born playwright Matt Letscher, is the next play slated to appear at The Purple Rose Theatre Company as part of its 25th anniversary season. When Jane brings home […]
Notices from the City of Chelsea
The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) is seeking feedback from local residents on how to improve roundabouts from a safety through driver education. They have ...
The public is encouraged to participate in the City Parks Clean Up Day. The City of Chelsea Parks Clean Up Day is scheduled for Saturday, May 14th at 9:00 am at Pierce Park and ...
The City of Chelsea is accepting applications for Board of Review Members. The City of Chelsea Board of Review is a three-member board supported by the City Assessor that hears and ...
Chelsea Update is an online news source published by Lisa Allmendinger, Chelsea resident and journalist. Read more on chelseaupdate.com.
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Tom Hodgson and the Waterloo Natural History Association for the information and photos in this column.) Each species of songbird has its own unique song that can be recognized by others of its kind. This enables individuals of the species to find each other amid the cacophony of sounds […]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Cathy Bean for the photos in this story.) Jim and Kim Myles were honored with an open house hosted by Preservation Chelsea at the Chelsea Area Historic Museum on April 24. The couple, who have done a lot for Chelsea during the years, is moving to Pennsylvania.
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Jason Maciejewski of Dexter Township has entered the race for the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners 1st District seat. “Dexter and Chelsea have a distinctive rural character, which makes our part of the county a great place to live, work and play,” Maciejewski said in a press release. “As a Dexter Township trustee, I have […]
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(Note: April is Community Banking Month and Chelsea State Bank will share some of their human interest stories about how they give back to the communities they serve. Here is Chelsea State Bank President and CEO John Mann’s story to give back to his community… what people do at community banks.) By John Mann On […]
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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bob Milbrodt for the information in this story.) On Monday, May 2, the Chelsea Kiwanis Club will welcome back Karen Persello, head of Youth and Teen Services at Chelsea District Library. She will be joined by Lori Coryell, the new library director. Kiwanis has supported the Library’s Summer Reading […]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Gary Adams for this information.)
To register for this program or to learn more about upcoming programs at the Chelsea District Library, please click here.
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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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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(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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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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Please enjoy these long exposure photos of rides at night at the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair by Burrill Strong.
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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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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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Stockbridge beat Potterville 12-9. Pictures by Lynne Beauchamp Share this on social media:
Stockbridge fell to Potterville 7-6 in 8 innings. Pictures by Lynne Beauchamp Share this on social media:
Former Pinckney Tennis Star Nick Romano had a stellar freshman season at Spring Arbor University, leading the Cougars in wins.
Pinckney Baseball hosted Ypsilanti in non-league doubleheader April 30 Pictures by Benny Hessling Share this on social media:
The Saline girl’ lacrosse team fell to Portage Central in a nonleague contest. Pictures by Angelo Parlove Share this on
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