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Lisa Allmendinger on April 28th, 2017

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board voted unanimously to refinance its ladder truck, locking in a fixed interest rate of 3.30 percent for 10 years, which will result in reduced payments. Although the exact savings haven’t been calculated yet, the financing of the truck will switch from an adjustable interest rate to a fixed […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 25th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 24th, 2017

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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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Lisa Allmendinger on April 17th, 2017

(Publisher’s note: Chelsea Police do not offer a program but recommend this one.) If you are interested in attending the summer 2017 Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Police Academy please complete the application and release forms (http://www.ewashtenaw.org/government/sheriff/community/citizens-police-academy), then email them to Deputy Wion at wionj@ewashtenaw.org or fax to 734-794-2128 by April 28. All forms must […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 16th, 2017

By Tom Hodgson (Chelsea Update would like to welcome back Tom Hodgson and his very popular wildlife columns, and to thank the Waterloo Natural History Association for its sponsorship of wildlife programs at the Eddy Discovery Center.) Before the settlers arrived in the Chelsea area, most of the local upland terrain was covered with hardwood […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 12th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jessica Zubik for the information in this story.) Have you ever attended Babytime at Chelsea District Library with your infant? Has your student ever come home from school bursting with excitement about an author visit? Do you know a child who has earned a free book during Summer Reading? […]

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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 8th, 2017

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