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Lisa Allmendinger on October 2nd, 2014

Continue reading about October events at the Chelsea Wellness Center

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

Please enjoy the slideshow from Alan Scafuri below.

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 27th, 2014

Chelsea State Bank recently announced the addition of Lisa Baleja to their branch management team. Baleja will manage the Dexter Banking Center replacing Dave Klumpp who retired in August. “We are very excited to have Lisa join our team,” said Chelsea State Bank President and CEO John Mann. “Lisa comes to us with a wealth [...]

Continue reading about Lisa Baleja named Chelsea State Bank’s new Dexter branch manager

By Lisa Carolin Could the City of Chelsea could become the first Fair Trade City in Michigan? And if so, what, exactly, does that mean? Fair trade means helping the artisans and farmers around the world who make and grow products to get a fair share of the profits as well as to ensure safe [...]

Continue reading about Could the City of Chelsea become the first Fair Trade City in the State of Michigan?

The Chelsea Alehouse Brewery will host a Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce business after hours event on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 5-7 p.m. The alehouse is at 420 North Main St., Suite 100 at the north end of the Clocktower complex. Outdoor seating available. There will be informal networking, so bring your business cards and [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 18th, 2014

By Lisa Carolin Anyone who has spent time visiting resale shops looking for “reasonably priced” fabric for sewing projects now has a destination: Sew Loved Fabric, located at 121 South Main St. above Smokehouse 52 restaurant in downtown Chelsea. The store opened in June because owner Cynthia Siveri had no more room in her house [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 18th, 2014

On Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19-20, Mule Skinner Boot Shop will host The Battery Gun Company from Metamora, Mich. They will bring in a Civil War style Gatling gun from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. both days.

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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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Lisa Allmendinger on September 10th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Maurine Tobin for the information in this story.)             Each year, early in November, Chelsea hosts an event that draws people from as far away as Grand Rapids and even, rumor has it, Chicago. Wine, Women and Shopping is a city-wide event, which includes discounts and specials [...]

Continue reading about Mark your calendars now for Nov. 8 Chelsea Wine, Women and Shopping event