The Chelsea Police Department is warning folks of both a wind chill advisory and whiteout conditions with intermittent slick roadways. The wind chill advisory is in effect until 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. Please take your time and drive very carefully.
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jaclyn Klein of Arbor Hospice for the information in this story.) Winter continues to pummel Michigan with extreme temperatures and record-breaking levels of snow. While this weather may give you reason to gripe, it poses an extra challenge for those living with respiratory ailments, such as congestive obstructive pulmonary [...]
It’s time to stop grumbling about the cold and snow and embrace it. With a photo. Chelsea Update and Global Marketplace would like you to keep an eye out for icicles. Yes, icicles. When you find a cool or pretty one, snap a photo and send it to us at email@example.com with the subject line [...]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield of The Garden Mill for the information in this column. This is the second of two parts. The first part ran yesterday.) Pruning Late winter is the best time to prune many trees and shrubs because they are dormant. Late winter is generally referred to by gardeners [...]
The Chelsea community and the American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive at the Chelsea First United Methodist Church on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 7 a.m.-6:45 p.m. The church is located at 128 Park St. Right now, blood products are being distributed to hospitals as quickly as donations are coming in, according to information [...]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of The Garden Mill, for the information in this column. This is the first part of a two-part story.) As a gardener, I am happy that we have had a really good winter – the prolonged cold helps to kill off lots of bad insects [...]
The Emergency Services Division of the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac, is offering Skywarn Spotter training. The class is free to anyone 18 years or older who is interested in being trained in severe weather identification, protection, and reporting procedures. The course is approximately one and a half [...]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Don Bell for the information in this story.) Although there are monetary prizes, winning the annual Chelsea American Legion Post 31 Winter Carnival Fishing Derby is more about bragging rights. So, after two years of warm weather that made the ice unsafe for the ice fisherman and forced the [...]