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Lisa Allmendinger on February 14th, 2015

Continue reading about CAFA Fire Chief Jim Payeur’s January report

Alan Scafuri on February 11th, 2015

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) Board met on Tuesday, Feb.10 in front of an audience of about a dozen people. Due to inactivity by contractor Dexter Builders on the interior of the new substation in Lima Township, CAFA Board Vice Chairman Craig Maier said an alternative contractor is being sought for completion of the [...]

Continue reading about CAFA attempting to jump-start substation interior building work

Lisa Allmendinger on February 9th, 2015

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority Board will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 10 in the lower conference room of the City Offices/Chelsea State Bank building at 9 a.m. The change in location is due to a conflict with a US Census Bureau meeting. In addition, if you can’t make it to the meetings but would like [...]

Continue reading about Change in location for Tuesday CAFA board meeting

Alan Scafuri on February 5th, 2015

(Publisher’s note: April 6 is the last day to register to vote for the May 5 election. This information has been corrected in the story.) The Sylvan Township Board of Trustees met in front of an audience of almost two dozen on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Township Supervisor Scott Cooper announced that Patrick Zieske is the [...]

Continue reading about Patrick Zieske chosen as Sylvan Township citizen of the year

Lisa Allmendinger on January 24th, 2015

Continue reading about Chelsea Area Fire Authority Chief Jim Payeur’s December 2014 report

Alan Scafuri on January 22nd, 2015

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) held its annual meeting on Jan. 20 and re-elected Rod Anderson who represents Chelsea as its chairman. Craig Maier was re-elected vice chairperson and he represents Lima Township, Linda Reilly was chosen as secretary representing Lyndon Township, and Kurt Kosek was again chosen as treasurer representing Sylvan Township. Tom [...]

Continue reading about Elections held during CAFA annual meeting

About 20 firefighters responded to an early morning house fire on Tuesday, Jan. 6 in the 10000 block of Coopersfield Road off Boyce Road in Lyndon Township. Fire Capt. Scott Basar said that dispatch received the 911 call at 3:11 a.m. and firefighters were on the scene by 3:26 a.m.. The fire, which was contained [...]

Continue reading about Chelsea firefighters battle early Tuesday morning Lyndon Township house fire

Alan Scafuri on November 19th, 2014

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority (CAFA) met on Tuesday, Nov. 18 and unanimously approved a proposed about $1.3 budget for next year, which is an increase of 4.4 percent over this year’s budget. The proposed budget will now be sent to the member municipalities for their consideration and comment. Those communities are Lima, Lyndon, and [...]

Continue reading about 2015 CAFA budget heads to member municipalities for OK

The Chelsea Area Fire Authority was able to contain an early Wednesday morning fire to the attic and garage area of a home in the 1100 block of Scio Church Road in Lima Township. Fire Chief Jim Payeur said the call came in about 5:15 a.m. for the large, old 2-story farm house and when [...]

Continue reading about Red Cross called for assistance for renters of a home in Lima Township that sustained heavy fire damage

Alan Scafuri on November 12th, 2014

With almost 20 residents in attendance, the Lima Township Board of Trustees met to discuss a proposed new cell tower to possibly be erected by Verizon Wireless. The tower would be located just north of Dexter-Chelsea Road, less than a half mile east of Freer Road (see above map). According to Verizon representatives present at [...]

Continue reading about Lima Township Board approves Verizon cell tower with conditions