Our Sponsors

St. Joseph Mercy Cancer Center ad

Our Sponsors

Rick Taylor realtor ad

Our Sponsors

Easter Egg hunt ad

Our Sponsors

Pytlak ad

Our Sponsors

Chelsea Medicine and Laser ad

Our Sponsors

Kimber Sipperly ad

Our Sponsors

Wellness Center ad

Our Sponsors

CCF ad

Our Sponsors

Mark Bogarin Photography ad

Our Sponsors

Silver Maples ad

Our Sponsors

Cole ad

Our Sponsors

Chelsea Bakery ad
Chelsea State Bank ad

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Frank Hammer for the information in this column.) It is a wonderful time of year when the buds start forming and the birds can be heard chirping.  Everyone is refreshed and dealing with clutter that built up over the winter and deciding to dispose of things that broke last [...]

Continue reading about Reggie Raccoon Says: Spring is arriving, it’s time for lots of recycling activity

Lisa Allmendinger on March 14th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story.) There will be an old time maple sugar festival at the Discovery Center on March 21 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. It’s time for that traditional rite of spring – tapping maple trees.  Enjoy a pancake breakfast at the Chelsea Alehouse from [...]

Continue reading about March 21: old-fashioned maple sugar festival at the Discover Center

Lisa Allmendinger on March 7th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of the Garden Mill, for the information in this story. Part 1 ran yesterday.) March is also a good time to get flowers started, if you plan to grow your own. I like to grow some of my own, simply because I can get varieties that I [...]

Continue reading about Let’s Get Gardening in March, Part 2

Lisa Allmendinger on March 6th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of the Garden Mill, for the information in this column. Part 2 will run tomorrow.) If you’re tired of winter, join us at the Garden Mill every Saturday this month for our annual Green Thumb Series of workshops. We have some great topics this year, and [...]

Continue reading about Let’s Get Gardening in March

Lisa Allmendinger on March 6th, 2015

The Washtenaw County Emergency Operations Center will be conducting a test of the outdoor warning sirens across the county on Saturday, March 7 at noon. These sirens are tested at noon on the first Saturday of every month from March through October. Sirens will be activated for the following emergencies: 1.) The National Weather Service [...]

Continue reading about Outdoor warning sirens tested Saturday at noon

Lisa Allmendinger on February 20th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Dennis Rice for the information in this story.) Homeowners can reduce their heating costs by planting tree and shrub windbreaks. Windbreaks provide protection for up to 10 times their height by reducing wind speeds that cool your home, causing your furnace to run longer and burn more fuel to [...]

Continue reading about Plant a tree, save money on energy costs, attract wildlife

Lisa Allmendinger on February 13th, 2015

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 free of charge to anyone 18 years of age or older, who is interested in being trained in severe weather identification, protection, and reporting procedures. The course is approximately 1-1/2 hours long, [...]

Continue reading about 2015 Skywarn Spotter class dates announced

Lisa Allmendinger on February 6th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of The Garden Mill for the information in this column. Part 2 will run tomorrow.) Feb. 2 generally marks the halfway point between the winter solstice and the spring equinox. That means that we’re halfway through winter. I need to hold on to that fact when [...]

Continue reading about Let’s get gardening in February, Part 1

Alan Scafuri on February 3rd, 2015

Continue reading about Scenes from the first big snow of 2015

Lisa Allmendinger on February 2nd, 2015

The Chelsea City Offices will be closed today, Feb. 2, due to the weather, but the Chelsea City Council meeting will take place tonight. According to an alert from the Chelsea Police Department, the closure is due to the winter storm and travel hazards caused by the storm. If travel is necessary please use caution [...]

Continue reading about Chelsea City offices closed; council meeting to take place