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Lisa Allmendinger on August 28th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Linda Reilly for the information in this story.) Lyndon Township is seeking volunteers to be part of a committee to oversee the construction and implementation of the fiber to the home broadband project recently approved by township residents.  Desirable experience and expertise includes: Large scale project management experience. Bid and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 27th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin This year’s 80th Annual Chelsea Community Fair has proven to be a memorable debut experience for 9-year-old Ella Naebeck. The young equestrian has won numerous ribbons with two ponies named Ladybug and Bravo. What makes it all the more impressive is that Ella doesn’t always feel well, but that doesn’t stop her […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 21st, 2017

Lyndon Township has a called special meeting on Monday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. to get community input on CAFA and discuss broadband implementation. The township is looking for volunteers to help move the broadband project forward.

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 10th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Gary Munce for the information in this story.) On Aug. 8, Lyndon Township residents approved a bond proposal to fund construction of a community owned fiber optic broadband network serving every home in Lyndon Township. The vote passed with 622 (66%) voting yes, and 321 (34%) voting no, and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 8th, 2017

Lyndon Township voters approved a 20-year, about 2.9 mill broadband internet bond proposal by a vote of 622 to 321 Tuesday according to unofficial results on the Washtenaw County website. The millage will pay for capital improvements in the township to bring a fiber optic network for internet access to the township starting as early […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 8th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 7th, 2017

By Allen Wright On Tuesday, Aug. 8, Lyndon Township residents will be voting on a broadband internet proposal to build a fiber optic network that would provide broadband access to all Lyndon Township residents.   If the proposal passes, the project will be financed using a municipal bond that would cost about 2.9 mills over 20 […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 31st, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 19th, 2017

(Correction: In one sentence of this story, I inadvertently turned 2.4 mills into 4.2 mills. This information has been corrected and I sincerely apologize for the mistake.) The Chelsea Area Fire Authority board voted 4-1 Tuesday, July 18, to place a 5-year, 2.4 mill millage on the Nov. 7 ballot to pay for fire services […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 17th, 2017

Lyndon Township residents will have an opportunity to vote on Aug. 8 on a bond proposal to fund construction of a fiber optic broadband network serving every home in the township. Residents who would like to know more about this proposal are encouraged to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, July 20 at 7 p.m. […]

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