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Lisa Allmendinger on March 20th, 2017

(Publisher’s note: County Commissioner Kent Martinez-Kratz of Chelsea agreed to allow me to publish this letter.) Dear Washtenaw County Road Commissioners, Managing Director Townsend, Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commissioners, and Parks Director Tetens: I am asking that the Washtenaw County Road Commission and/or Parks and Recreation staff take a one year moratorium on requesting […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 16th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin It was a busy Monday night for the Lima Township Board of Trustees on March 13. The board approved the township’s 2017-18 operating budget, which is a balanced budget that totals $576,371. The board also approved a 2-percent wage increase for all elected officials. That includes raises for the supervisor, clerk and […]

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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 13th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority (WWRA) has found a market for recycled glass, so you can now recycle it again. But, there is a change. When recycling glass please take it to one of the WWRA bin sites, and it should be placed in the compartments specifically marked for glass. This includes Chelsea […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 13th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 13th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 9th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 8th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin The Chelsea Farmers Market will open in its new location, in the library parking lot (between the Chelsea District Library and the Chelsea First United Methodist Church) beginning Saturday, May 6. The Chelsea City Council unanimously approved a special event permit for the use of that parking lot, which was the previous […]

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