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Lisa Allmendinger on December 4th, 2017

This year’s Hometown Holiday Light Parade was the largest and longest parade I’ve witnessed. Bravo Chelsea Festivals and Events Committee and to all the groups and volunteers who took part. The 50-degree weather brought lots of people out to line the streets to experience Chelsea’s special kickoff to the Christmas season. Please enjoy these photos […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 4th, 2017

Photographer Burrill Strong was a man about Chelsea Friday night during Hometown Holiday where he captured these photos from some of the many events that took place.

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 3rd, 2017

Just wanted to publish a note of gratitude to St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea for supporting our Thanksgiving Day meal. In response to seniors who are alone on Thanksgiving Day, the SJMC Hospital, Chelsea Senior Center, and Faith in Action partnered to offer a meal in the hospital dining room for anyone who might not have […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 3rd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Joe Yekulis for the information in this story.) Celebrating 50 years in the priesthood is a huge milestone for anyone who has dedicated a lifetime of service to others through his faith. But two priests celebrating 50 years together from the same ordination class in Chiavenna, Italy would be […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 1st, 2017

Saturday, Dec. 2 Throughout Saturday, holiday festivities continue with various events planned in Chelsea’s shops. Look for “Lights Up and Shop Local” signs for holiday bargains, unique treasures and giveaways. Business event details can be found in the Chelsea community calendar at www.chelseamich.com/calendar. Saturday morning, from 8:30-10:30 a.m., children are invited to Bruce’s Breakfast with […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 1st, 2017

It’s “Donutpalooza” time again at Salem Grove United Methodist Church. This small country church, located at 3320 Notten Road in the heart of Sylvan Township’s Christmas tree farms, offers on-site made donuts, home baked treats, Merindorf hot dogs and hot and cold beverages for dining in or for take-out. The Family Meal Deal will be […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 30th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) The 31s Annual Hometown Holiday, presented by Golling Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Chelsea, will take place Dec. 1-3. As visitors enjoy the many Hometown Holiday activities, they will also find businesses promoting ‘Lights Up and Shop Local,’ to introduce Hometown […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 30th, 2017

Chelsea Area Festivals and Events will welcome a garland of festive events during the 31st Annual Chelsea Hometown Holiday weekend, Dec. 1-3. Sponsored by Golling Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Chelsea, the weekend includes a jam-packed calendar of joyful events including holiday music, visits with Santa, gift making and so much more. The City of […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 30th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shasta Grifka for the information and the photo in this story.) Chelsea Area Girl Scouts would like to thank everyone who volunteered and donated to the 2017 Scouting for Food fall food drive. Thanks to our generous community, we sent more than 13 full shopping carts of food to […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 29th, 2017

Perhaps you could call Scout the unofficial mascot for the new Chelsea Dog Park. He certainly enjoyed his time there Tuesday morning for the official ribbon cutting. The park is located on the Letts Creek Linear Park Trail, east of McKinley Street, north of the City Treatment Facility. The friendly dog hammed it up for […]

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