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Lisa Allmendinger on November 30th, 2012

Glee Havens, owner of Glee Cake & Pastry, threw a community party to celebrate both the shop’s 1-year anniversary and the Christmas season Thursday night. Featuring her amazing cupcakes and cakes, Havens welcomed the community into the Main Street retail location for a night filled with sweet treats, smiles, wine and good cheer. The pastry […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 30th, 2012

C & I Dismantling of Clinton Township began preliminary site work at the Federal Screw Works factory Thursday morning. The 80,000-square-foot plant at 500 S. Main St., closed on April 30, 2005. It was purchased in 2007 by Magellan Properties and a year later received approval for a Brownfield clean-up plan from the county. In […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 30th, 2012

Gary Reed had the opening day of a lifetime this year, bagging a 14-point, 196-pound buck. Reed, of Reed Barbering downtown, said the deer was the largest one he’d ever seen. “I never expected to get one that size.” He shot the buck at 7:40 a.m. on opening day.

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 30th, 2012

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Cate McClure, deputy legal counsel Michigan State Senate for the information and photos in this story.) The Women’s Dinner Initiative will hold its second anniversary holiday potluck on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Chelsea. The initiative is an informal group of local women who meet quarterly for […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 30th, 2012

When you’re out and about Saturday, Dec. 1 during Hometown Holiday, be sure to stop by GiGi’s Flowers and Gifts at 103 N. Main St. and make a free pinecone birdseed ornament from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Last year, GiGi Batsakis said about 40 kids stopped by to make the ornament. Back by popular demand, it’s […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 30th, 2012

Time and time again, it’s been proven that the arts play an important role in a community. So with the end of 2012 fast approaching, please consider making a donation to the Chelsea Center for the Arts, which relies on contributions from individuals, foundations and businesses for about 30 percent of its about $400,000 operating […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 30th, 2012

Andy Ingall, superintendent of the Chelsea District Schools, would like readers to know about pending bills in the state Legislature that would have devastating consequences for the schools. He is asking everyone to voice their opposition to these bills. Please click here to read his letter to the community. Superintendent’s Letter to the Community 11.29.12

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 29th, 2012

Magellan Properties has secured all final permits and hired C & I Dismantling of Clinton Township for the demolition and cleanup of the abandoned Federal Screw Works factory. The 80,000-square-foot plant at 500 S. Main St., closed on April 30, 2005 and was purchased in the fall of 2007 by Magellan Properties, which planned a […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 29th, 2012

You might call Diane Howlin, M.D., F.A.C.P. the laser doc. She works with the newest laser technology on the market and is certified in treatments for just about anything that ails you. Perhaps the Chelsea Medicine and Laser mission statement might provide a more succinct insight into her practice’s philosophy: “To provide state of the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 29th, 2012

Bet you didn’t know that Chelsea has its own version of the “Material Girls.” This group of 25 ladies meet once a month for about 2 and ½ hours at the Chelsea First United Methodist Church to create crafts from all kinds of materials, most of them donated or bought locally. The Material Girls were […]

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