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Lisa Allmendinger on September 30th, 2012

There was some big news in Chelsea this week — trick or treat hours were changed from 4-6 p.m. to 5:30-7:30 p.m., single stream recycling began and the Chelsea Area Fire Authority and the Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce held its first Paint Chelsea Pink event. The change in the trick or treat hours was [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 30th, 2012

Chelsea took on a decidedly pink hue Saturday, Sept. 29, during the city’s first Paint Chelsea Pink fundraising event that benefited Susan G. Komen of Mid-Michigan. The joint effort of the Chelsea Area Fire Authority and the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce included the participation of more than 100 area businesses. People bought passports for the [...]

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Gloria O’Quinn and Terri DeBottis jointly named SENIORITA Petunia. (This story has been updated with more information.) “SENIORita” Petunia, the creation of the Chelsea Senior Center, raised $160 during the recent “Feed The Pig” fun contest that kicked off this year’s United Way of Chelsea’s fundraising campaign at a recent Chelsea Bulldog football game. She [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 29th, 2012

Following four years of planning, the Gateway Communities Initiative, which includes Chelsea and the surrounding communities, launched a new brand and website Friday, Sept. 28, to promote outdoor recreation in the area. “The Big 400,” is an area of about 400 square miles of Southern Michigan, which encompasses communities in Washtenaw, Jackson, Livingston and Ingham [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 29th, 2012

There will be lane and ramp closures at M-52 and I-94 in Chelsea Sunday night as road crews will be paving M-52 — from just south of the I-94 interchange to the bridge. According to information from MDOT, starting on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m., one lane will be maintained on M-52 from just [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 29th, 2012

Chelsea Update would like to thank Jason Morris, middle school athletic director, for the photo and information in this story. The boys and girls Beach Middle School cross country teams ran at Hudson Mills on Sept. 26 during the team’s 2nd Jamboree. All of the athletes ran great races, and there were a total of [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 29th, 2012

Chelsea Update would like to thank Jason Morris, middle school athletic director, for the information in this story. The 7th grade blue volleyball team defeated Monroe recently winning the first game 25-18, the second 25-19 and losing the 3rd game 25-15. Emily Griggs was top server with 12 service points in each of the first [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 29th, 2012

(On Thursday, Sept. 27, the Chelsea JV football team defeated Lincoln 28-20. Publisher’s note: the JV team plays away games for the remainder of its season. This has been corrected in the headline.) Here’s a story with photos from Todd Ortbring about the game played on Sept. 20. The Chelsea JV football has turned their [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 29th, 2012

This courtesy photo was taken in Dexter Township.Dedicated recycler Does anyone know who it might be?

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 29th, 2012

The Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce wants to give people a head’s up that with the start of school, so begins unsolicited phone calls for advertising opportunities for school-related activities. The Chelsea School District and the chamber do not endorse these products. If you have questions about a sales call, please contact Chelsea schools or [...]

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