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Lisa Allmendinger on April 13th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Julie Frost and Nancy Paul for the information in this story.) Annually, Faith in Action recognizes a community member who has shown an exemplary commitment to the residents of our area. Called the Howard S. Holmes Humanitarian of the Year Award, named for the Chelsea Milling leader, who while […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 11th, 2017

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) is warning everyone about recent ‘Can You Hear Me’ phone scams. Scam callers are trying to get victims to say the word “yes” during a call and later use a recording of the response to authorize unwanted charges on the victim’s utility or credit card account. According to complaints […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 11th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 8th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 4th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank John Mann for the information in this story.) Five years ago when Chelsea State Bank spearheaded a new financial literacy education program, Chelsea and Dexter High School students immediately became the benefactors of The EverFi, Inc. EverFi is a web-based program using the latest in media technologies – video, […]

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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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