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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.)

Continue reading about Chelsea Optometry closes its doors

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Laura Blodgett for the information in this story.) St. Joseph Mercy Cancer Program in the Chelsea as well as in Ann Arbor, Brighton, and Canton locations has been named a Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) for its ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening. [...]

Continue reading about St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea named lung cancer screening center of excellence

Chelsea State Bank and EverFi™, a financial literacy program, will start a third year with a new group of students at Chelsea and Dexter high schools this fall. An EverFi™ Educational Impact Report Card, assessing the effect of Chelsea State Bank’s Financial Literacy Program with the high schools over the past two years, found solid [...]

Continue reading about Financial Literacy Program results in knowledge improvement of financial issues

Lisa Allmendinger on August 28th, 2014

Story and Photos By Lisa Carolin Chelsea will soon have a new restaurant downtown that will offer breakfast, lunch, as well as coffee and ice cream. It’s called the Plaid Melon Cafe and will be located in the Clocktower Complex. David Gallinat is the owner and chef for the Plaid Melon Cafe. He and his [...]

Continue reading about Plaid Melon Cafe expected to open in downtown Chelsea on Sept. 15

Lisa Allmendinger on August 25th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Laura Blodgett for the information in this press release.) Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) Michigan Cancer Research Consortium (MCRC) has been awarded a grant for more than $10 million as part of the National Cancer Institute’s Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP), a national network of organizations that provide [...]

Continue reading about St. Joseph Mercy Health System gets $10 million grant

Lisa Allmendinger on August 20th, 2014

By Elizabeth Richardson Nothing is sweeter than the taste of maple syrup from local Michigan trees. Jane and John Kelly started over 10 years ago what they thought would be just a little hobby tapping sugar maple trees and making syrup. They had the trees, learned how to do it and began by making syrup [...]

Continue reading about Meet Jane Kelly, a vendor at the Wednesday Bushel Basket Farmers Market

(Chelsea Update would like to congratulate Randy Lee on this terrific accomplishment.) Randall Lee, owner of RK Studios in Grass Lake, with an office in nearby Chelsea, announced that his recently completed documentary “The Purple Rose in Full Bloom” will be featured at the Florida International Documentary Film Festival on Sept.  12-14 in Boca Raton. [...]

Continue reading about Randy Lee film about Purple Rose Theatre and Jeff Daniels featured at Florida International Documentary Film Festival

Lisa Allmendinger on August 16th, 2014

The Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce held an official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Ballet Chelsea studio space at 1050 South Main St. Friday afternoon. Please enjoy the photo gallery below from the event, which was attended by chamber members, students, parents and board members.

Continue reading about In photos: Ribbon cutting for Ballet Chelsea at new Main Street studio

Three members of the Chelsea Area Players (CAP) — Clara Smith, Vicky Wurster and Don Paulsell — were at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Thursday morning carrying a very large check. Wurster, secretary of the board and Paulsell, treasurer of the board, as well as Smith, a long-time board member, presented a $3,000 donation from the [...]

Continue reading about Chelsea Area Players donate $3,000 to new cancer center at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea

Please enjoy the photo gallery from Ross Richardson below of the special visitors in Chelsea found outside the Global Marketplace on the closing night of Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights.

Continue reading about In photos: Monks in Chelsea on closing night of Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights