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The Washtenaw County Road Commission is expected to close McKinley Road to all traffic at the Mill Lake Drain located north of Chelsea for a bridge replacement and in Chelsea, the city has planned several road projects. The Road Commission with replace the existing structure with a new bridge, and the construction is expected to [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 1st, 2014

By Lisa Carolin The Chelsea Depot is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and that is no doubt one of the reasons that it is currently being used as a model for other depots. Last Memorial Day weekend, an old, restored depot adjacent to the railroad tracks in East Rochester, New York, caught [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Laura Cleveland for the information in this story.) The Chelsea varsity volleyball team improved their record to 30-5-2 as they claimed a third consecutive tournament title this weekend. On Tuesday, Sept. 23, the Bulldogs won an SEC league match against the visiting Ypsilanti Grizzlies 3-0. On Saturday, Sept. [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 1st, 2014

The Sculpture Walk guided tour was rescheduled to Sunday, Oct. 5, beginning at 2 p.m. Participants will learn more about the 12 downtown sculptures. Registration is required by clicking here or calling the library at 475-8732. Participants should meet in the library’s lobby for a docent-guided tour of the Sculpture Walk art installations throughout downtown [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 1st, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story.) On Saturday, Oct. 4 from 3-4:30 p.m., join Artemis Eyster for a program titled “Survival Skills You Can Use” at the Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center, 17039 Bush Road in Sylvan Township. Could you survive a night on your own in [...]

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The Chelsea Downtown Development Authority is expected to discuss the Jackson Street parking lot project bids at a meeting on Oct. 2. The DDA received three bids for a base plan and an alternative plan, which would include curb and gutter around the parking lot. Also expected is a discussion of a proposed draft resolution [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 30th, 2014

Parents, please be aware that Wednesday, Oct. 1 is “Count Day” in the Chelsea District Schools so please make sure that unless your child is ill, he or she is in school that day. Here’s why. State per pupil funding is the single largest source of revenue for a public school district. In addition to [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 30th, 2014

Please enjoy the slideshow from Alan Scafuri below.

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 30th, 2014

In this week’s Chelsea Police blotter, domestic assault charges were dropped against a mother who was taken into custody for allegedly throwing a chair at her son, a Chelsea store employee thought to be embezzling from the cash register for months, admitted to the crime, and five boxes of cologne were stolen from a Main [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 30th, 2014

The Common Grill invites the community to help celebrate, and support “Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights” at the restaurant’s annual Holiday Wine Show on Monday, Nov. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and go on sale Oct. 1 at the restaurant. Guests will be treated to wide sampling of [...]

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