(Chelsea Update would like to thank Nancy Paul for passing along this information from the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development.) Please spend 15 to 20 minutes taking a survey that will help identify issues surrounding affordable housing in Washtenaw County. Your input is critical to create a full understanding of the need [...]
Story and Photos by Lisa Carolin It was like a flashback to Woodstock outside Farmers Supply Company Saturday morning. Woodstock was in fact the theme of this year’s Pet Parade, and there was no shortage of tie die accessories and groovy glasses. Juliana Gatza, 6, and her dog Paisley both dressed as hippies with the [...]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Tom Hodgson and the Waterloo Natural History Association for the information and photos in this column.) Over 300 bird species visit or reside in Michigan every year, but none are more interesting or unique than the diminutive ruby-throated hummingbird. This, the smallest bird nesting east of the Rocky Mountains, [...]
Great weather and more cars than I’ve seen in years at the car show at this year’s Sounds and Sights Festival. Please enjoy the slide show below from Friday.
Story and Photos By Lisa Carolin In between the art booths and the food vendors lining West Middle Street, you can also find members of the Chelsea Kiwanis Club selling raffle tickets. The money for raffle tickets will go toward eliminate tetanus in Africa where 160 babies die every day from the disease. Dr. Costas [...]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Lion Keith Bloomensaat for the information and photos in this story and slideshow.) In this slideshow is Lion Keith Bloomensaat and Lion Ron Montange thanking Jackson Lion Marianne Behler for presenting a program about helping families to organize their thousands of photos. Lion Ron Montange thanks Chelsea resident Charlie [...]
Story and Photos by Lisa Carolin Hundreds of children visited the Sounds and Sights Festival’s KidZone Friday and enjoyed activities ranging from a magician to meeting Paws, the Detroit Tiger’s mascot. All the action took place and takes place again today behind the Clocktower complex, where there are free bounce houses, bubble blowing stations, a [...]
Story and photos by Lisa Carolin The Art Market is open from noon-8 p.m. at the Sounds and Sights Festival and will have demonstrations and a variety of items for sale. There’s jewelry, handmade soaps, hand bags, ceramics, woodwork and more. Rose Giacherio from Ann Arbor runs the Images in Metal by Rose booth, which [...]