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Lisa Allmendinger on May 22nd, 2015

The Saturday Chelsea Farmers Market takes place from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, May 23 at the Palmer parking lot. Last week, because of the weather, a number of vendors did not make it but many of them are expected to be there tomorrow. Below is a list of the vendors and what they expect to [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kristin Krarup-Joyce, Ed. S. NCSP, Ellen Kent, Ed. S. NCSP and Emily Verbeke, Ed. S. NCSP for the information in this weekly column. If you have a question for one of the school psychologists, please email asktheschoolpsychologist@gmail.com. All information will be kept confidential.) This Memorial Day weekend is a [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 22nd, 2015

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board has planned a work session on its current budget on Tuesday, May 26 at 6 p.m. at the fire station on Middle Street. The board plans to review new and current expenditures including unexpected expenditures for current projects as well as the firefighter’s union contract. This is an [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information and photo in this story.) Silver Maples is partnering with the Chelsea District Library, Chelsea Senior Center, Ascent Audiology, and the Chelsea Retirement Community to bring the life-changing Music and Memory project to Chelsea area residents with dementia and other debilitating diseases. The idea [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 22nd, 2015

Chelsea’s Annual Memorial Day parade takes place on Monday, May 25 beginning at 10 a.m. and is followed by a traditional ceremony at Oak Grove Cemetery. Parade participants should gather at about 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot behind Cleary’s Pub. The parade route goes south on Main Street to Park Street and ends at [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Doral for the information in this story.) The Purple Rose Theatre Company is proud to announce its 25th Anniversary Script Preview Tour, coming to a venue near you this summer. The tour is a 5-stop live concert reading from five classic and world-premiere plays to be staged in [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 21st, 2015

By Crystal Hayduk The Chelsea School District (CSD) Board of Education invited Scott Menzel, Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD) Superintendent, to their regular meeting on May 18 to advise them about their superintendent search. Assuming that Grand Haven School District Board of Education’s contract with Superintendent Andy Ingall is approved, CSD will need a top [...]

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The Chelsea District Library (CDL) Board of Trustees met on Tuesday, May 19, and received its 2014 audit conducted by Andrews Hooper  Pavlik PLC (AHP) of Okemos. AHP representative Jamie Rabe presented the audit report to the board. The written report states that “We (AHP) have audited the accompanying financial statements of the governmental activities [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 21st, 2015

By Lisa Carolin “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” That’s the inscription found on New York City’s General Post Office, and it’s no doubt the message that has helped Heather Nichols climb from being a mail carrier to becoming Chelsea‘s [...]

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