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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Matt Pegouskie for the information in this story.) The City of Chelsea is a recipient of a $377,285.29 grant from the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) and the Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) for safer routes to walk and bike. Among the improvements will be: Install and update sidewalks [...]

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ERichardson on July 17th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Troop Leader Nicole McMichael and Assistant Leader Ellen Neesen-Bosscher for the photos and the information in this article). Besides being really cool, owls are important to our environment. They make great backyard friends and they don’t even eat the birdseed. Their call or hoot is lovely to hear in [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 16th, 2014

Photo and Story by Lisa Carolin As the middle of summer break rolls around, Chelsea School District Superintendent Andy Ingall is hoping that of the 44 packets sent to potential students, all of them lead to new enrollments in the district this fall. At the July 14 Chelsea Board of Education meeting, Ingall said that [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 11th, 2014

Did you know that you can help Chelsea Education Foundation (CEF) every time you shop online? The free and easy iGive.com Button makes it simple to support lifelong learning in Chelsea. The average iGive member generates $30-$100 per year for charity, and 1,482 stores make this possible because they want you to like them and [...]

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A new fiscal year began for the Chelsea School District at the beginning of July and that means working with a new budget. The Chelsea Board of Education held a budget hearing on June 23, followed by a board meeting in which it unanimously approved the preliminary budgets for the 2014-2015 school year. Teresa Zigman, [...]

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Members of the Chelsea High School football team spent several days in late June in Ypsilanti working on a Habitat for Humanity home last week. According to Habitat staff, “The guys were awesome and got a ton done on the house. I hope everyone had a great time, and hopefully we can make this an [...]

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By Lisa Carolin Representatives of the Chelsea District Library made a special presentation to the Chelsea Board of Education and its meeting Monday, June 23, to make the case for a library millage that residents will vote on Aug. 5. According to a document available from the library in support of the millage, “The library [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 25th, 2014

(Publisher’s note: Hopefully, I was able to get photos of all the attendees, so please enjoy the gallery of about 20 photos above.) About 75 people, many of them local folks who attended one room schoolhouses, recently got together for a reunion at the home of Paul Bollinger in Sylvan Township. Many of the local [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 23rd, 2014

In addition to a presentation by Chelsea District Library Director Bill Harmer about an upcoming library millage vote, the Chelsea Board of Education has 11 individual items on its action item agenda and 9 items on its consent agenda. Some of the items on the consent agenda are: Approval of 10 administrator contracts through June [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Chelsea High School Varsity Lacrosse coach Joe Koengeter for the information in 2014 season recap.) “This was a very successful season, as we had the most wins in the program history,” said Coach Joe Koengeter, in his third year as head coach for the lacrosse program. Below is a [...]

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