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Lisa Allmendinger on May 25th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) (Publisher’s note: This very popular weekly summer event would not be possible without the support of local businesses. Please take a look at the list of them at the end of this story and be sure to say thank you the [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 21st, 2015

By Lisa Carolin “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” That’s the inscription found on New York City’s General Post Office, and it’s no doubt the message that has helped Heather Nichols climb from being a mail carrier to becoming Chelsea‘s [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 20th, 2015

There was a packed house of more than 40 people for the May 18 Chelsea City Council meeting and many of those in attendance were there in support of the Purple Rose Theatre, which plans to expand its footprint downtown by adding a two-story building. The expansion would attach to the theater company’s current building on [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 18th, 2015

About 300 people attended Lane Animal Hospital‘s Open     House on Friday, May 15 for a chance to meet all the staff, see the improvements and new technologies available at the Chelsea veterinary clinic that specializes in small animals. On hand at the 701 North Main Street hospital were a toal of about 25 [...]

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Emily Springfield and Craig Terrell of Robin Hills Farm will talk to Transition Town Chelsea folks at the Chelsea Senior Center about their new sustainable organic farm and education destination at M-52 and Werkner Road in Sylvan Township. Participants will learn about current happenings at the farm and plans for the upcoming year, and then [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 14th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathleen A. Siler and the Washtenaw County Farm Bureau for the information in this story.) Twenty-year-old Chad Fusilier’s boldly chasing a dream he was determined to pursue when, at age 17, he told his parents he wanted to buy his own farm. A year later, he was well on [...]

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Reddeman Golf and Banquets was a busy place at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning as about 40 members of the Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce converged on the facility for a business breakfast, sharing a fabulous meal followed by a chance to network with one another. Sponsored by Lake Trust Credit Union, the business owners and [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 13th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Tim Bristle for the information in this column.) This month brings another community supporting business to light — Lloyd Bridges Traveland.   Their sign, advertising trailers and specials also promotes events in the community. People visiting, passing through and living here see the sign as they leave or arrive [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 13th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kayla Amstutz for the information in this story.) Lane Animal Hospital, a family-owned business with a 110-year history, and the staff want folks to learn about what’s new at the animal hospital. So, the community is invited to an open house on May 15 at 701 North Main St. [...]

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“This is a special day for Chelsea,” said Bob Pierce, executive director of the Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce of the Friday afternoon ribbon cutting at Cellular and More Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer, which recently moved to a new location at 1192 South Main St. next to Wags to Wiskers pet store. Pierce said this [...]

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