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Lisa Allmendinger on April 22nd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kayla Steinberg for the information in this story.) Publisher’s note: I’ve found two ticks crawling on me recently so they are out there. Please beware. Washtenaw County Public Health reminds residents that Lyme disease has been detected in Washtenaw County, and urges them to “fight the bite.” “We have […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 16th, 2017

By Tom Hodgson (Chelsea Update would like to welcome back Tom Hodgson and his very popular wildlife columns, and to thank the Waterloo Natural History Association for its sponsorship of wildlife programs at the Eddy Discovery Center.) Before the settlers arrived in the Chelsea area, most of the local upland terrain was covered with hardwood […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 11th, 2017

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) is warning everyone about recent ‘Can You Hear Me’ phone scams. Scam callers are trying to get victims to say the word “yes” during a call and later use a recording of the response to authorize unwanted charges on the victim’s utility or credit card account. According to complaints […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 8th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 9th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 4th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Dennis Rice for the information in this story.) By planting properly selected plants you can provide food and cover that will attract a variety of wildlife to your property. Evergreens provide good nesting cover for birds and thermal cover for larger animals. Cones from pines and spruces are an […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 25th, 2017

  (Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Hubbard for the information in this story.) The Purple Rose Theatre Company celebrates its 100-play milestone by bringing back an audience favorite, “Vino Veritas,” by Detroit playwright David MacGregor. The play, which MacGregor describes as “a dark comedy about the truth—how some people need it to survive, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 30th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights, one of Michigan’s premier summer concert series, is accepting applications to be considered for this summer’s entertainment lineup. Auditions will be held Monday, March 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. at 128 Park St. in […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 20th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shirley Hoppe for the information in this story.) It’s “Donutpalooza” time again at Salem Grove United Methodist Church. This small country church, located at 3320 Notten Road in the heart of Sylvan Township’s Christmas tree farms, offers on-site made donuts, home baked treats, Merindorf hot dogs and hot and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 19th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank James Youness for the information in this story. Although outside of Chelsea, I know a number of people who live in this community who have also used the services of Arbor Hospice for loved ones.) Are you interested in receiving a unique and thoughtful gift for a loved one […]

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