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Lisa Allmendinger on March 24th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Nancy Thelen for the photo and information in this story. ) More than 250 people attended the 2017 Washtenaw County Agriculture Banquet, hosted by the Washtenaw County Dairy Livestock Council at the Chelsea High School. A prime rib and chicken dinner was prepared by Chelsea Food Service and served […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 18th, 2017

As part of Chelsea State Bank’s participation in the EverFi™ – Financial Literacy program in Chelsea and Dexter high schools, Lisa Baleja, branch manager of Chelsea State Bank in Dexter and Dawn Kalusha, assistant vice president, Consumer Loan Officer, recently presented banking basics to four Financial Management classes at Dexter High School. “Our financial literacy […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 15th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin (Chelsea Update is running a series on businesses in Chelsea beginning with businesses that belong to the Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce. This time it’s WAVE.) The Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE) is an agency that was established as a nonprofit in 1976 with the purpose of providing affordable transportation to older […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 15th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Matt Rose for the information and photos in this story.) On Wednesday, March 8, southeast Michigan was struck with significant high winds from early morning to late evening that created one of the most wide spread and significant weather events in recent history. As such, the 911 communications center […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 13th, 2017

The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday. HAZARDOUS WEATHER * Light snow will overspread southeastern Michigan after 6 a.m. and continue throughout much of the day on Monday. * A widespread 2 to 4 inches is expected […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 9th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 4th, 2017

The Washtenaw Area Transportation Study (WATS) will be hosting a public meeting on Monday, March 6, at the Dexter District Library from 5-7 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to give the folks an opportunity to review and comment on updates to the 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan for Washtenaw County. More information on […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 4th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Dennis Rice for the information in this story.) By planting properly selected plants you can provide food and cover that will attract a variety of wildlife to your property. Evergreens provide good nesting cover for birds and thermal cover for larger animals. Cones from pines and spruces are an […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 25th, 2017

  (Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Hubbard for the information in this story.) The Purple Rose Theatre Company celebrates its 100-play milestone by bringing back an audience favorite, “Vino Veritas,” by Detroit playwright David MacGregor. The play, which MacGregor describes as “a dark comedy about the truth—how some people need it to survive, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 16th, 2017

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