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By Crystal Hayduk One of the most popular musical events of the school year, the Solo and Ensemble Festival sponsored by the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA), was well-attended by local student musicians. High school students competed on Jan. 31, and middle school students competed on Feb. 7, both as part of the [...]

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The former Chelsea Center for the Arts building on 400 Congdon Street is for sale. Built in 1920, there’s 8,641 square feet on two levels, which sits on 0.43 acre with a detached garage and a fenced-in yard. It’s zoned RS-3. Many long-time Chelsea residents have fond memories of the building, which housed St. Mary’s [...]

Continue reading about Former St. Mary’s School/Chelsea Center for the Arts building on the market (with photo gallery)

The Run for the Rolls organizers hope to add a 5-mile race to its annual 1-mile event that takes place just before the Chelsea Community Fair Parade on Aug. 29. Cindy Triveline will explain the plan to the Chelsea City Council today, March 2. Also on tap is the first reading of an ordinance change [...]

Continue reading about More economic development discussions on City Council agenda tonight

Lisa Allmendinger on March 2nd, 2015

Continue reading about Chelsea Athletic Boosters donate check to Chelsea School District

The Chelsea varsity girls held on to win a close one, 36-33.

Continue reading about In photos by Alan Scafuri: Chelsea girls basketball tops Dexter for share of league title

On Friday night, Chelsea High School’s baseball field plaque for being chosen as “2014 Field of the Year” by the Michigan Sports Turf Managers’ Association (MiSTMA), was shown to the crowd at the Chelsea basketball game. The “Field of the Year” award is presented each year by MiSTMA to reflect the quality of fields and [...]

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Continue reading about In photos by Alan Scafuri: Dr. Seuss’ 111th birthday party at the Chelsea District Library

Lisa Allmendinger on March 2nd, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Gary Dosey for the information in this story.) The Beach Middle School wrestlers competed at the tough JAWS tournament Saturday in Jackson. They went 2-2 in dual meets with victories over Haslett and Okemos.  They lost dual meets with Fowlerville and Parma Western. Leading the way for the [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Frank Hammer for the information in this column.) Last week you learned a ditty:  “1 and 2 can live anew, 3 through 8 just don’t rate.” This works for bottles and containers, but for other plastic materials—not so much. You may find yourself asking, “What do I do with [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 1st, 2015

By Lisa Carolin The Homemakers Club of Chelsea is celebrating its golden anniversary this year, and the club held its fundraising event on Feb. 21 at Chelsea Lanes. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Waterloo Natural History Association. “We chose the WNHA because it’s local, deals with nature and our environment, [...]

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