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Lisa Allmendinger on December 10th, 2017

By Amy Heydlauff Do you watch the television show, Mom? How about This is Us? Both shows deal with the topic of addiction. One is humorous and the other dramatic. Both are realistic in their portrayal of the turmoil brought on by addictions (in these shows addiction includes food, alcohol, prescription and illegal drugs). In […]

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  (Chelsea Update would like to thank Matt Pegouskie for the information in this story.) Michigan Health Endowment Fund (The Health Fund) has contracted with the Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI) to evaluate the 5 Healthy Towns Project. The year-long evaluation is scheduled to be completed by October, 2018. 5 Healthy Towns Foundation (5HF) is […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 23rd, 2017

Slideshow and story by Lisa Carolin For Jean Winans, the Chelsea Senior Center’s annual Thanksgiving lunch, which took place on Friday, Nov. 17, means three things: “Good people, good food, and a good place.” The Grass Lake resident is a member of the Chelsea Senior Center who has been attending the event for years, and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 20th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bobby H. Maldonado for the information in this story.) St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea hospital has allocated nearly $170,000 in donations for the 2017 fiscal year to support partner organizations in Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester and Stockbridge. Hospital funds have been allocated to meet the basic needs of the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 19th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Ashley Tomasi for the information in this story.) On Aug. 27, Grass Lake Farmers Market is hosting the 2nd Annual 5 Healthy Towns Farm to Table Fabulous Feast at the newly constructed Grass Lake Events Park Pavilion. The event will feature locally produced food and drink through appetizers and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 7th, 2017

LeRoy D. Loveland, born Nov. 21, 1923, passed peacefully to be with the Lord at his home surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, June 4, 2017.  He was the youngest child born to Leonard and Edna (Notten) Loveland, and was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Ralph, Thelma, Ardea, Harley, and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 2nd, 2017

David Richard Watson of Grass Lake, age 65, died Monday, May 29, 2017 in Jackson County. He was born Aug. 22, 1951 in Coldwater, Michigan, the son of Richard Lloyd and Myrtle (Wakeham) Watson. David lived on his family farm for many years. David graduated from Chelsea High School in 1969. He then attended Michigan […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 23rd, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 22nd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kayla Steinberg for the information in this story.) Publisher’s note: I’ve found two ticks crawling on me recently so they are out there. Please beware. Washtenaw County Public Health reminds residents that Lyme disease has been detected in Washtenaw County, and urges them to “fight the bite.” “We have […]

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