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Continue reading about Sept 6: ‘Iconic Restaurants of Ann Arbor’ talk at the Chelsea District Library

Lisa Allmendinger on August 30th, 2017

Chelsea District Library recently announced its first celebration of the art and craft of songwriting, the CDL Song Fest 2017. CDL Song Fest 2017 will take place on Saturday, Sept. 30 with special pre-Fest events on Thursday, Sept. 28 and Friday, Sept. 29. CDL Song Fest 2017 will feature family activities, a teen workshop, and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 15th, 2017

Due to unforeseen circumstances, there will be no music tent at the 80th Annual Chelsea Community Fair this year. For more information about the events taking place at fair from Tuesday, Aug. 22-Saturday, Aug. 26, please click here.

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 14th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Hubbard for the information in this story.) The Purple Rose Theatre Company recently celebrated its 5th annual Backyard BBQ fundraiser on Sunday, July 23 in Chelsea, raising nearly $250,000, double its previous record, to support the theatre’s 26th season and its apprentice program. DTE Energy Foundation was the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 13th, 2017

By Allen Wright According to fans around the state, Chelsea’s 1991 baseball team is the greatest team in Michigan prep sports history. Earlier this year Mlive had a fan vote and the Bulldogs team came in first with 40,500 votes, almost 37 percent of all votes. And now they are being honored with a locally […]

Continue reading about Aug. 19: ‘Heart for the Game’ red carpet premiere

Lisa Allmendinger on August 10th, 2017

Continue reading about Aug. 12: Used Book Sale at the Chelsea District Library

Lisa Allmendinger on August 9th, 2017

Story and photos by Lisa Carolin Sunday, Aug. 6 was a proud day for the Olmsted family. That’s when a sculpture in memory of family matriarch Nancy Olmsted was dedicated at the Intergenerational Garden at the Washington Street Educational Center in Chelsea. Nancy Olmsted died in 2012 at age 83. She was a Master Gardener […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 7th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) Now in its 10th week, Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights, presented by Golling Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Chelsea, continues its free summer concert series Thursday, Aug.10 from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Professional artists perform at 11 staged areas located […]

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By Crystal Hayduk Patricia Stebelton’s novel, The Unknown Connection, will catch the eye of local readers when they see the image of the historic Chelsea Clocktower on its cover. Some may even recognize the young woman in the foreground as the author’s granddaughter, Vanessa Stebelton. Peril blends with familiarity among the pages since the majority […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 30th, 2017

On Aug. 19 at 6 p.m., doors will open at Chelsea High School for a musical performance and the movie screening of “Heart for the Game: Inside the 1991 Season” a story about Chelsea’s 1991 State Championship baseball team with an introduction by Wayne Welton, former coach and CHS athletic director and current director of […]

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