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Lisa Allmendinger on April 18th, 2014

Chelsea Chevrolet hosted a special business after hours event for Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce members and guests on Thursday evening inside its beautiful new showroom on M-52 in Sylvan Township with catering provided by Thompson’s Pizzeria. Please enjoy the photo gallery below from the event.    

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 18th, 2014

The 8th annual Chelsea Spring Expo will take place tomorrow, April 19 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and more than 130 different vendors are expected to participate. The event takes place in the Washington Street Education Center and offers information, samples, and products for sale. Come find out what your community has to offer and enjoy [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 18th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of The Garden Mill, for the information in this column.) Even though we really can’t get any planting or dividing done yet because the ground is either still frozen or too soggy, there are still a number of things we can do to get our yards [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank varsity coach Joe Koengeter for the information in this story and Mark Bogarin for the photos.) The Chelsea High School varsity lacrosse team defeated Ypsilanti Lincoln, 9-6, on April 16. The team is now 3-1 for the season and 1-0 in the league. “We played a great first half, [...]

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Students and teachers from Chelsea Center for the Arts will collaborate with the Chelsea Senior Center at their 8th annual Spring Expo, Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Washington Street Education Center. Piano student Conner Sipperly and guitar instructor Pete Bullard will perform at noon and 12:30 p.m.,  respectively, and then there [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Angie Borrego for the information in this story.) The Washtenaw County Road Commission on Thursday, April 17, suspended the seasonal weight restrictions on roads throughout the county. These weight restrictions went into effect on March 1 and remained there for 54 days. Typically, each spring in accordance with state [...]

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Transition Town Chelsea will host a potluck meeting on Monday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chelsea Senior Center. The group invited everyone to hear about Nextdoor.com, a private social network for neighborhoods, presented by special guest Kendal Kuneman. Nextdoor’s mission is to bring back a sense of community to neighborhoods everywhere by offering [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 18th, 2014

Gail Maurine Pratt of Ann Arbor, formerly of Chelsea, age 70, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at her home in Ann Arbor. She was born Aug. 22, 1943 in Jackson, Michigan, the daughter of Richard P. and Alice L. (Jenks) Manning. Gail earned her nursing license from Mercy School of Nursing of Detroit. She worked [...]

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From civics class to calculus class, art to engineering, poetry to history, students, teachers and administrators will tell you that the addition of the ipad to the Chelsea High School learning experience this year has opened doors and windows into innovation and collaboration. “We have seen consistent implementation and use of the ipads in instructional [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 17th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bill and Roben Coury for the information in this story.) Bill and Roben Coury, organizers of the Lima Township Neighborhood Watch, are letting folks know that the “scammers are at it again.” Phone scammers are targeting grandparents and college students with fraudulent claims, and asking people to send money. [...]

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