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Lisa Allmendinger on September 1st, 2014

Photos and Story by Lisa Carolin The crowd of people swarming the halls and classrooms at North Creek Elementary School on Aug. 28 did not indicate the start of school, but rather an open house in preparation for the big day, Tuesday, Sept. 2. Families had the chance to explore the school and to listen [...]

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Photos and story by Lisa Carolin South Meadows Elementary School hadn’t seen that many students (and parents) in its hallways since the end of last school year. But on Aug. 28, they came to the school’s open house to learn what to expect this school year. The hallways were packed with parents and kids checking [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 1st, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Burrill Strong for this news tip and the photos.)

Continue reading about Chelsea Optometry closes its doors

On Tuesday, Sept.  2, the Washtenaw County Road Commission will impose a daytime closure on Freer Road between Jerusalem Road and the pavement end south of I-94 located in Lima Township for limestone resurfacing. The daytime closures are anticipated to be completed by the end of the workday on Wednesday, Sept. 3. During these daytime [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 1st, 2014

Chelsea District School children head back to school on Sept. 2 and the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office encourages drivers to cut down distractions and concentrate on the road as kids of all ages get back to school. Children are often eager to get on and off the bus because they are excited to get to [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 31st, 2014

The Chelsea High School varsity football team got its season off with a comeback double overtime victory 49-48 on the road at Grand Rapids Northview on Thursday, Aug. 28 The Bulldogs were down 21-7 at the end of the first quarter, and 28-24 at the half, then Northview went up 35-24 in the third quarter, [...]

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As Chelsea Update wraps up its coverage of the Chelsea Community Fair, here are some photos from Burrill Strong from the Farm Stock and Super Stock and Mini-Mods tractor pulling contest on Friday, Aug. 22. For more of Burrill’s work, please click here. Please enjoy the slideshow below.

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 31st, 2014

By Elizabeth Richardson What an amazing and fun experience I had at the Chelsea Community Fair. It was my first fair adventure ever and I wanted to make the most of it. Lisa had been telling me all about it since December. She encouraged me to enter something to feel a part of it, introduced [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 31st, 2014

North Lake United Methodist Church will host its 4th Annual North Lake Cemetery Walk on Sunday, Sept. 14 between 2-4 p.m. Tours start at the Dexter Township church at 14111 North Territorial Road, just west of the Inverness Golf Course. While touring the cemetery, meet the following “residents”:  Richard and Ann Webb, William Glenn, a [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 30th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank coach Eric Swager for the information in this story.) The first 5K of the cross county season usually holds many surprises, both good and bad says Coach Eric Swager. This Aug. 28 meet was no exception. Chelsea finished 4th with 76 points, while winning team Bedford finished with 64, [...]

Continue reading about Chelsea boys X-C team finishes 4th in Adrian meet;Trimas meet champ