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(Publisher’s note: the township received five bids to build a new township website, this information has been corrected in the story.) By Lisa Carolin Sylvan Township is forming a Water Committee. Township Supervisor Tom McKernan made the announcement at the Sylvan Township Board’s Aug.1 meeting. The purpose is for the committee to come up with […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 1st, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 27th, 2017

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Naomi Rivers for the information in this story.) There are still a few spots available for teams of 4 for “Dragon Wars,” an aquatic tug-of-war competition in a genuine 40-foot dragon boat, at Robin Hills Farm’s second annual Dragonboat Festival on Aug. 5 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Sylvan […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 19th, 2017

(Correction: In one sentence of this story, I inadvertently turned 2.4 mills into 4.2 mills. This information has been corrected and I sincerely apologize for the mistake.) The Chelsea Area Fire Authority board voted 4-1 Tuesday, July 18, to place a 5-year, 2.4 mill millage on the Nov. 7 ballot to pay for fire services […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 16th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Joe Yekulis for the information in this story and Kelly Flaherty for the photos in the slideshow.) The 23rd Annual Golf and Glory Outing for St. Louis Center took place on Monday June 26 at the University of Michigan Golf Course in Ann Arbor. For the first time, this […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 13th, 2017

Sylvan Township is joining the Washtenaw Urban County community. At the July 11 Sylvan Township Board meeting, the vote was 3-2 (Kurt Koseck and Cyndi Jabara against) to sign a cooperation agreement with Washtenaw County to participate in Washtenaw Urban County for federal assistance from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development during the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 12th, 2017

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan recently announced that the City of Chelsea was awarded $25,000 for the design of Letts Linear Park as part of more than $17 million in grant awards. In addition, the State of Michigan was awarded $10,000 to construct a nature play area and an accessible trail at the Eddy […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 10th, 2017

​Robin Hills Farm will be hosting their first outdoor theater event in their amphitheater on Saturday, July 15, presented by Grand Haven-based traveling troupe Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company. Show times are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. This one-day special event performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will feature Michigan’s only professional touring Shakespeare company. Founded […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 10th, 2017

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