Local news for Chelsea area residents


Browse the latest Chelsea, Michigan headlines from all your favorite local news sources and social media. Click to read the full story at the source, and explore more from The City of Chelsea offices, Chelsea Update, The Sun Times News, and of course chelseamich.com. This page is updated daily.

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Governor Whitmer signs "STAY HOME, STAY SAFE" Executive Order

Monday March 23rd, 2020

Governor directs all non-critical businesses to temporarily close, all Michiganders to stay home or six feet away from others during COVID-19 crisis.  Temporary requirment to suspend activities that ...

COVID-19 - Closures in Chelsea

Monday March 16th, 2020


The Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act

Sunday March 15th, 2020

The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they may ...

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 Farmers Market making plans for May opening

Wednesday April 1st, 2020 Lisa Allmendinger

By Lisa Carolin With the news about coronavirus changing constantly, it’s impossible to predict start dates for such annual events as the Chelsea Farmers Market, which typically kicks off the first Saturday ...

Recent crime: counterfeit currency complaint

Wednesday April 1st, 2020 Lisa Allmendinger

In this week’s Chelsea Police blotter, police were called to the 1200 block of South Main Street for a report of counterfeit currency. For the full story, please click here.

How you can help Silver Maples of Chelsea staff and residents

Wednesday April 1st, 2020 Lisa Allmendinger

Online support for parents and caregivers

Wednesday April 1st, 2020 Lisa Allmendinger

(Chelsea Update would like to thank SRSLY for sharing this information.) If you are looking for online support as a parent or a caregiver, here’s a link to assist you.

Recent obituaries: Lois Marie Lehtinen, Gail Margaret Starr

Wednesday April 1st, 2020 Lisa Allmendinger

Lois Marie Lehtinen of Chelsea, formerly of Midland, TX, age 77, died Friday, March 27, 2020. Her family sang “Blessed Assurance” and prayed her into the presence of Jesus. She was born Jan. 4, 1943 ...

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.

Advocating for Dexter

Wednesday April 1st, 2020 Lonnie Huhman

| 1 min read | by Lonnie Huhman, lhuhman@thesuntimesnews.com | The mission of the Dexter Area Chamber of Commerce is as important as ever today. It’s organized on the premise ...

04-01-30 MICHIGAN UPDATE | total cases approaching 10K, U.S. almost doubles Italy in total cases

Wednesday April 1st, 2020 The Sun Times News

| from Johns Hopkins University | Top 5 Countries with Confirmed COVID-19 Cases United States 206,207 Italy 110,574 Spain 102,179 China 82,361 Germany 77,558 | from the State of Michigan ...

04-01-20 WASHTENAW CO UPDATE | age group with most cases is 24-39 yrs

Wednesday April 1st, 2020 The Sun Times News

Change from Yesterday Total Cases +91 Total Hospitalizations +12 Total Deaths +1 Total Recovered +2 | from Washtenaw County Health Department | COVID-19 Cases in Washtenaw County Residents Total cases(as ...

Trinkle Marsh Preserve | the soothing sounds of nature

Wednesday April 1st, 2020 Doug Marrin

| 1 min read | by Doug Marrin | Wetland: “A wetland is a distinct ecosystem that is flooded by water, either permanently or seasonally, where oxygen-free processes prevail. The ...

No Fooling | MDNR Closes DTE Trail Parking Lots Due to Disregard for Social Distancing

Wednesday April 1st, 2020 Doug Marrin

DNR encourages responsible recreation as it monitors COVID-19 risks at state parks and recreation areas | 3 min read | by Doug Marrin | This is why we can’t have nice things: a few spoil ...

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