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Dear Editor: As a Lima Township resident owning property on Dexter-Chelsea Road, I am reaching out to the community to share vital information about the proposed Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative bike path to run between Dexter and Chelsea. There is a lot of misinformation out there about this proposal that I want to bring to […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 6th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 28th, 2017

Dear Citizens of the Chelsea Area: Monday is Memorial Day, or Decoration Day as my Grandma used to say. It is a day set aside to remember the sacrifices to preserve our liberty of many thousands of American men, women, and families since the founding of our country.  As we pause to remember, I hope […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 16th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 6th, 2017

Continue reading about Letter to the Editor: Build A Place To Be Proud Of In Lima Township

Lisa Allmendinger on April 29th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 20th, 2017

(Publisher’s note: County Commissioner Kent Martinez-Kratz of Chelsea agreed to allow me to publish this letter.) Dear Washtenaw County Road Commissioners, Managing Director Townsend, Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commissioners, and Parks Director Tetens: I am asking that the Washtenaw County Road Commission and/or Parks and Recreation staff take a one year moratorium on requesting […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 8th, 2017

Dear Editor: It has been rewarding to see certain actions taken to increase transparency of city government and those actions are highly respected and appreciated as it shows a willingness to allow citizens the opportunity to be more informed and become involved and make informed responses to city plans. However, now the city is going […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 29th, 2016

(Publisher’s note: Friday, Nov. 4 is the last day Chelsea Update will run election-related letters to the editor.) Dear Editor: We are writing to strongly endorse two of the candidates running for our school board, Susie Catherman and Shawn Quilter. Chelsea needs school board members that will put the needs of our students first and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 31st, 2016

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to the residents of Lima Township: We are writing to endorse the current Clerk of Lima Township, Elaine Bater –  in her bid to retain her job during the August 2, 2016 election. If the citizens of Lima Township don’t know her, she is working long hours in […]

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