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By Lisa Carolin Taking on a Shakespearean play can be a daunting experience, and removing some of the fears surrounding it has been a challenge for Chelsea High School Theater Guild Advisor Katherine Altman. In fact, she might tell you that students are making “Much Ado about Nothing.” The comedy just happens to be the [...]

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The Board of Directors of Chelsea State Bank recently named two local respected community leaders to join its Board of Directors, Craig Common and Nancy Graebner. Common is owner and head chef of The Common Grill in downtown Chelsea. Having brought The Common Grill to Chelsea over 20 years ago, he is a successful entrepreneur [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 27th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Karlya Bernath for the information in this story.) Calling all runners, walkers and bikers. The weather is warming up and it is time to register for the Annual Chelsea Heart and Sole Run/Walk/Bike on Saturday, May 9. The Heart and Sole race is an event benefiting the Behavioral Health [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Coach Matt Pedlow for the information in this story.) The Chelsea girls Tennis team won the Chelsea quad on Saturday, winning every match but one and taking 31/32 points. South Lyon East came in 2nd with 18 points, Pinckney came in 3rd with 16 points, Divine Child came in [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 27th, 2015

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 27th, 2015

Registration is now open for Chelsea Community Kitchen’s annual Kids Cooking Camp for children grades first-sixth. This year’s theme is “Cooking Around the U.S.A” and teacher Judy Radant will lead sessions featuring healthy foods from different parts of the country.  As always, each day will include practicing kitchen safety, keeping food clean (sanitation), cooking techniques, [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 26th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Tom Hodgson and the Waterloo Natural History Association for the information and photos in this column.) The Chelsea area is well known as a go-to place to see sandhill cranes, but there are some other long-legged wading birds that also frequent area lakes and wetlands.  Five members of the [...]

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Anyone who has been reading Chelsea Update for any length of time knows that I am a huge fan and supporter of Chelsea’s two farmers markets and I’d love to see you Monday night between 5:30-7:30 at the Plaid Melon Cafe downtown for a fundraising Yellow Door to benefit them. The suggested donation is $15 [...]

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Continue reading about In photos: A look inside the new Chelsea Area Historical Society Museum during Chelsea Chamber Business After Hours

Reggie the Recycling Racoon made his public debut at the Chelsea Spring Expo last Saturday hosted by the Chelsea Area Senior Center at the Washington Street Education Center and met a lot of people. He hopes you enjoy the photo gallery and that you found the Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority booth at the event and [...]

Continue reading about Reggie sez check out these photos of my debut at the Chelsea Spring Expo