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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Frank Hammer for the information in this story.) Publisher’s message: Based on all the suggestions sent to me about WWRA, here is the first in a series of Sunday columns that I hope will answer reader questions. There seems to be some confusion about the mechanics of Chelsea’s solid [...]

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Representatives for the 2014 Large Business Leadership Award and the 2014 Small Business Leadership Award were equally as surprised when representatives from the Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce arrived at the library at 8:30 a.m Friday morning. Library Director Bill Harmer said he wondered who was tromping up the front stairs before library hours. “This [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 24th, 2015

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The Kiwanis Club of Chelsea, in its 91st year, holds a weekly meeting on Monday nights at 6:15 p.m. in the St. Joseph Mercy-Chelsea cafeteria. The clu welcomes visitors to the meetings to learn what Kiwanis is all about. Featured at each meeting is a speaker, who typically begins a presentation at 6:45 p.m. This [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 23rd, 2015

(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.) Question:  My child says he doesn’t [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 23rd, 2015

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 23rd, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Gary Dosey for the information in this story.) The Beach Middle School wrestling team kicked off their season Wednesday against Dexter and won the meet 71-27. The loudest eruption from the crowd occurred when Andrew Byerly pinned his Dexter opponent in the second period. Also winning matches for [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 23rd, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Dave Brinklow for the information in this story.) The Beach Middle School Swim and Dive team lost their last dual meet last night in Milan, 99-72 making their dual meet record 5-3. First place finishers for Chelsea were: Alexis Nelson in the 200 freestyle Wes Wickens in the [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 23rd, 2015

Janice L. Edick of Chelsea, age 77, passed away at home on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. She was born on Nov. 22, 1937, in Manchester, MI, the daughter of Nathan and Inez (Whipple) Brown. Janice was a graduate of Manchester High School and had lived in the area her entire life. She enjoyed bowling, sold [...]

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Alan Scafuri on January 22nd, 2015

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) held its annual meeting on Jan. 20 and re-elected Rod Anderson who represents Chelsea as its chairman. Craig Maier was re-elected vice chairperson and he represents Lima Township, Linda Reilly as chosen as secretary representing Lyndon Township, and Kurt Kosek as again chosen as treasurer representing Sylvan Township. Tom [...]

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