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Lisa Allmendinger on December 21st, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Tom Hodgson and the Waterloo Natural History Association for the information and photos in this story.) It’s always fun to see those “sometimes” feeder birds that only come by every two or three years, or the truly rare ones that only appear every 10 years or so. But the [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 21st, 2014

Story and photos by Lisa Carolin Downtown Chelsea has a vast array of stores, and many of them aren’t on Main Street. Take East and West Middle Street for example, where new stores have been popping up since the summer and as recently as a month ago. The latest addition to downtown as well as [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 21st, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Frank Hammer for the information in this column.) This week is Christmas, a time of family gatherings, good food and presents. But it is also a time of boxes, wrapping paper and Styrofoam peanuts. And, yes, fruit cakes, too. The Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) is asking our area [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 21st, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Dustin Suntheimer for the information in this story.) Early in January, 1865, a group of men gathered for the first Installation of officers in the newly chartered Olive Lodge #156 of Free and Accepted Masons in Chelsea. Many of their names now adorn the names of the streets on [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 20th, 2014

For the third year in a row, Kevin Frahm, owner of Global Marketplace, donated a portion of the proceeds from sales at the store during the Chelsea Gold weekend, which kicks off the Christmas shopping season. Frahm and his wife, Denise, have two children in the school district. “We’re just appreciative of the opportunity to [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 20th, 2014

Chelsea State Bank has announced a partnership with Larky, which offers a mobile service to help busy people get the most out of every benefit they deserve from their memberships, employers, and now local merchants. “As the local community bank, we are excited about our new partnership with Larky and to introduce the Local Edge [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 20th, 2014

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 20th, 2014

Jeannene Marie Lorenzen of Grass Lake, age 69, died very peacefully Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at Allegience Hospital in Jackson with her family by her side. She was born June 4, 1945 in Ann Arbor, MI, the daughter of Duane and Virginia (Burg) Rowe. Jeannene graduated from Chelsea High School in 1963. She was a [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 19th, 2014

Come by Wags to Wiskers at its new location, 1188 South Main St., on Saturday between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. when The Age of Miracles Animal Rescue hosts an adoption event for cats and dogs that need a home. Among the homeless is Misty, a female kitten, who has spent her first five months of life [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 19th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kristin Krarup-Joyce, Ed. S. NCSP, Ellen Kent, Ed. S. NCSP and Emily Verbeke, Ed. S. NCSP for the information in this weekly column. If you have a question for one of the school psychologists, please email asktheschoolpsychologist@gmail.com. All information will be kept confidential.) The school psychologists were asked for [...]

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