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Lisa Allmendinger on May 23rd, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Alex Foulis for the information and photos in this story.) On Saturday, June 6 at 9 a.m. many kids will again seek to challenge themselves by taking part in the 3rd Chelsea Aquatic Club Kids Triathlon. This event is open to all kids aged 6-14. Kids new to the [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Joe Yekulis for the information in this story.) St. Louis Center, a residential community for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) founded and administered by the Servants of Charity Congregation, began its humble service to people with I/DD in 1960. Fifty to 60 residents are cared [...]

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The Chelsea Kiwanis Club will honor the sacrifice of our veterans on Monday, Memorial Day. The group will not meet but encourage everyone to remember the sacrifice of our veterans, past and present. On Wednesday, May 27, Kiwanis Club members will be celebrating students at South Meadows Elementary School who have improved their grades over [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 23rd, 2015

SRSLY Cinema opens Thursday, June 11 with “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.” Highlights of the 2015 summer line up include “Prince Bride,” “The Sandlot,” “The Maze Runner,” the brand new animated film, “Home,” and more. SRSLY Cinema attracts more than 200 youth and adults to every show, and this fun, family-friendly, substance-free [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 23rd, 2015

Carol Ann Benedict of  Chelsea, age 74, died peacefully Friday, May 22, 2015 with her family at her side. She was born Aug. 11, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Norman G. and Ardith L. (Rust) Smits. Carol was a member of the Chelsea First United Methodist Church, where she was involved in the [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 22nd, 2015

The Saturday Chelsea Farmers Market takes place from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, May 23 at the Palmer parking lot. Last week, because of the weather, a number of vendors did not make it but many of them are expected to be there tomorrow. Below is a list of the vendors and what they expect to [...]

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(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.) This Memorial Day weekend is a [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 22nd, 2015

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board has planned a work session on its current budget on Tuesday, May 26 at 6 p.m. at the fire station on Middle Street. The board plans to review new and current expenditures including unexpected expenditures for current projects as well as the firefighter’s union contract. This is an [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information and photo in this story.) Silver Maples is partnering with the Chelsea District Library, Chelsea Senior Center, Ascent Audiology, and the Chelsea Retirement Community to bring the life-changing Music and Memory project to Chelsea area residents with dementia and other debilitating diseases. The idea [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 22nd, 2015

Chelsea’s Annual Memorial Day parade takes place on Monday, May 25 beginning at 10 a.m. and is followed by a traditional ceremony at Oak Grove Cemetery. Parade participants should gather at about 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot behind Cleary’s Pub. The parade route goes south on Main Street to Park Street and ends at [...]

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