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Lisa Allmendinger on January 31st, 2013

(This story has been updated to include the judges for the chili cook-off on Saturday and the cancellation of the ice fishing event.) The weather is turning really cold – just in time for this year’s 41st Annual Winter Carnival at American Legion Post 31 – which features both hot and cold activities. The carnival [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 31st, 2013

(Chelsea Update would like to thank  Jim Duncan for the information in this story.) The Chelsea High School Theater Guild competed in the Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Association (MIFA) One Act district competition on Jan. 26 and performed well enough to advance to the regionals. Audrey Bloom and Richie Slater each received Excellence In Acting awards, [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 31st, 2013

The Detroit Red Wings are back in action and the Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce has tickets for the Sunday, Feb. 24 game against the Vancouver Canucks. The events is a fundraiser for both the chamber and the Chelsea Hockey Association and the Red Wings will donate the proceeds, which will be split between the [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 31st, 2013

If you like high school hockey, next week you’ll what to attend the third annual Michigan Public High School Hockey Showcase, which will take place at Arctic Coliseum, from Monday, Feb. 4 through Sunday, Feb. 10. More than 60 teams will be playing and the event is billed as not only the largest high school [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 31st, 2013

Crossbow will be the featured performer during the Chelsea District Library’s “Sonic Sundays” on Feb. 3 from 2-3 p.m. at the Chelsea Alehouse. Performances during these events take place at various locations around town. They are open to all ages, and registration is not required. CrossBow, a Celtic fiddle group based in Allendale, MI, will [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 31st, 2013

The Michigan Department of Transportation will begin providing courtesy patrols for drivers who need assistance in Washtenaw County on Friday, Feb. 1. According to a press release from MDOT, there will be two patrol zones: one on US-23 between Brighton and Ann Arbor and the other includes US-23, M-14 and I-94. Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 31st, 2013

Jerusalem Road in Lima Township between Lima Center and Guenther roads is expected to be closed for three days beginning Friday, Feb. 1. The dates for these temporary road closures has changed several times because of the weather. The Enbridge Energy Company is installing  a new pipeline and the road is expected to be closed [...]

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February and March are important times for Dexter, Lima, Lyndon and Sylvan townships as during these months, elected officials meet with Washtenaw County Road Commission officials to plan roadwork projects for the upcoming year. Recently, the Road Commission Board approved this year’s matching funds for road projects in all 20 townships across the county. This [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 30th, 2013

  Susan Barb, a Chelsea resident with a diverse set of skills and experiences in program management, marketing, and human resources has been hired as the Chelsea Area Senior Center’s new program director. “Susan will be a terrific asset to our team and organization. Her friendly, outgoing personality will be a great fit to engage [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 30th, 2013

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Linda Meloche for the information in this story.) A new Dale Carnegie course will take place in town beginning Monday, March 11 at 6 p.m. at the Village Conference Center at the Comfort Inn. Here is that link to six-minute overview of the program, highlighting what participants can expect [...]

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