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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Dave Rowe for the information in this story.) Sixteen members of the Chelsea High School 1959 football team plan to gather for a reunion at the Friday, Sept. 19, football game, then go out to dinner at the Breakaway. The 1959 team is special for a couple of reasons: [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 16th, 2014

(Publisher’s note: the vendors might have some new or different items. With the market rain out last week, I was not able to update their listings.) Here’s what to expect from the vendors at the Wednesday Bushel Basket Farmers Market on Sept. 17 that takes place from 2:30-6 p.m. in the back of the parking [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 16th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Eric Swager for the information and photo in this story.) Both the Chelsea varsity and the JV cross country teams were champions at the New Boston Invitational on Sept. 13. The varsity team won the event with 28 points, besting Lincoln, with 61 points, Dearborn with 81 points [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 16th, 2014

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 16th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Rick Taylor for the information and photo in this story.) The Rotary Club of Chelsea recently welcomed Guy Sanville, artistic director of the Purple Rose Theatre and Gerie Greenspan, the theatre company’s new development director. Sanville taked about the health of the Purple Rose Theatre and its value to [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 16th, 2014

Thomas Oliver Ball Surrounded by his children, Thomas went into the loving arms of our Lord on Sept. 13, 2014, at the age of 81. Born on June 19, 1933, the youngest son of Joseph A. Ball and Rose (Zink) Ball, he was raised in Chelsea, Michigan, on the family farm homestead on Lima Center [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 15th, 2014

Story and Photos by Lisa Carolin When Judy Merkel exited The Wolverine Food and Spirits building on Saturday, Sept. 13, it was one of the last times she will ever do so. The Wolverine closed on Aug. 23, and last Saturday, more than 240 items from the restaurant were sold at an auction held in [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Laura Cleveland for the information in this story.) The Chelsea varsity volleyball team went 6-0 on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Skyline Invitational, improving their record to 24-5-1. Currently, the team is ranked No 4 in Class B. This is the second tournament that the team was undefeated, [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 15th, 2014

Be sure to mark your calendar for the Chelsea Sculpture Walk Guided Tour on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 2-3:30 p.m. Participants should meet at the Chelsea District Library lobby and registration is required. Meet in the library’s lobby for a docent-guided tour of the Sculpture Walk art installations throughout downtown Chelsea. We’ll visit each location [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 15th, 2014

(Publisher’s note: Please enjoy the photo gallery from the game by Burrill Strong.) Chelsea varsity football ran its record to 3-0 Friday night with hard-fought 27-14 win over Ann Arbor Huron. As predicted, the game was a defensive struggle for both teams early on as they traded punts through most of the first half. After [...]

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