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Lisa Allmendinger on September 2nd, 2014

By Crystal Hayduk Assistant Superintendent Julie Deppner presented the results from the 2013-14 school year state-level assessment data to the school board at their meeting on August 25. Top to bottom ranking information was also released by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) in August. Juniors at Chelsea High School performed well on the MME [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 2nd, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Amy Whitesall for the information in this story.) Join friends, neighbors and the United Way of Chelsea at Chelsea High School’s Niehaus Field Sept.5 as the volunteers kick off the 2014 United Way campaign and cheer on the Bulldog football team in its first home game of the season. [...]

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The Chelsea City Council listened to a brief overview of a possible county-wide road millage proposal “authorized under P.A. 283 pf 1909″ at its regular meeting held on Labor Day. City Manager John Hanifan said he attended a county CEO meeting during which Washtenaw County Road Commission officials explained a road millage, which can be [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 2nd, 2014

Here’s what to expect from the vendors at the Wednesday Bushel Basket Farmers Market that takes place from 2:30-6 p.m. in the back of the parking lot of the professional building across from the Wellness Center. Kapnick Orchards: Raspberries, peaches, nectarines, Paula Red and Ginger Gold apples, maybe plums, green beans, potatoes, pie, peanut, cashew [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 2nd, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of the Garden Mill, for the information and photos in this column. This is Part 1 of four parts.)  I’m having a hard time believing that it’s already September. We had such a weird summer – not much real heat until almost the end, and odd [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 2nd, 2014

Chelsea Police reported that a man tried to pass a counterfeit $50 at a city store and a large amount of copper wire was taken from another business. In addition, a family argument led to violence in the 100 block of Van Buren Street and spare tires were stolen from several travel trailers. For the [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 1st, 2014

Photos and Story by Lisa Carolin The crowd of people swarming the halls and classrooms at North Creek Elementary School on Aug. 28 did not indicate the start of school, but rather an open house in preparation for the big day, Tuesday, Sept. 2. Families had the chance to explore the school and to listen [...]

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Photos and story by Lisa Carolin South Meadows Elementary School hadn’t seen that many students (and parents) in its hallways since the end of last school year. But on Aug. 28, they came to the school’s open house to learn what to expect this school year. The hallways were packed with parents and kids checking [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 1st, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Burrill Strong for this news tip and the photos.)

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On Tuesday, Sept.  2, the Washtenaw County Road Commission will impose a daytime closure on Freer Road between Jerusalem Road and the pavement end south of I-94 located in Lima Township for limestone resurfacing. The daytime closures are anticipated to be completed by the end of the workday on Wednesday, Sept. 3. During these daytime [...]

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