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Lisa Allmendinger on July 27th, 2015

Story and photos by Lisa Carolin Perhaps the busiest spot in downtown Chelsea Saturday, day three of the Sounds and Sights Festival, wasn’t the KidZone at the Clocktower complex nor the Pet Parade forming at the Train Depot. It wasn’t even the Festival Social Tent behind The Common Grill. To hear Bob Pierce, executive director […]

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(Chelsea Update apologizes for the mistake in the date of this event.)

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 27th, 2015

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 27th, 2015

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority board approved a budget adjustment of $160,000 to cover the renovation costs for Fire Station 2 in Lima Township at its meeting on Tuesday, July 21. The mid-year adjustment will come from CAFA’s reserve funds, which before the transfer, stood at about $650,000. “I’ve visited the Lima Station,” Lima Township […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 27th, 2015

I’ve had a number of folks contact me that the Biggby Coffee coupon had expired and I wanted everyone to know that it’s now valid again. My sincere apologies. And, while I’m at it, please check out the new classified ads that have gone up recently. You can find a tab for classifieds on the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 26th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Tom Hodgson and the Waterloo Natural History Association for the information and photos in this column.) Back in February when we were still shoveling and shivering, the great egret was already in the thick of its breeding season … in Florida. Although its white feathers would be a perfect […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 26th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Cindy Mitchell for the photo and information this this story.) AJ Mitchell, 13, got his first hole in one on Wednesday, July 22 on Hole #5 at Inverness Golf Course. He has been spending many of his days this summer at the golf course, making the Summer of 2015 […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 26th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Joe Yekulis for the information in this story and Kelly Flaherty for the photo gallery.) St. Louis Center continues to receive strong community support for its fundraisers, and the month of June featured two back-to-back events with a dinner at Paesano’s Restaurant in Ann Arbor on June 14, followed […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 25th, 2015

Chelsea Farmers Market (8 a.m.-noon) @ Palmer Lot Merchant activities and events, visit chelseamich.com Art Market and demonstrations (Noon-8 p.m.) Food court on W. Middle Street (Noon-10 p.m.) Pet Parade at the Train Depot (10-11 a.m.) Chalk Art Contest and community chalk quilt by Clocktower and Glazier Building (8 a.m.-4 p.m.) KidZone behind Clocktower complex (10 […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 25th, 2015

By Lisa Carolin You can’t get much closer to the city limit of Chelsea than the location of Robin Hills Farm. The 129-acre piece of property is located 500 feet north of the city on M-52 in Sylvan Township. The property was purchased in June 2014 and planting began in August. A hoop house was […]

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