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Counting down to fair: the youth livestock participants

The livestock showmanship is one of the highlights of the 75th Annual Chelsea Community Fair. Youth from the Chelsea and Dexter school districts will be showing sheep, pigs, beef, dairy, goats, and. horses. Youth will also be showing rabbits and … Read more

New Chelsea Market Update

Kevin Riley is hard at work reorganizing the temporary space for the New Chelsea Market following the store’s move from Main Street in the downtown to the old CJ’s deli space in the Chelsea Shopping Center in southtown. The new, … Read more

Counting down to the fair: Former champion homemakers

(Publisher’s note: My sincere apologies to Jennifer Craig, who was the 2008 junior homemaker champion. Her name was left off the list. Amanda Craig was champion in 2006, Jessica Craig was champion in 2007 and Jennifer Craig was champion in … Read more

Electric department working on power problems

As of 4:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, the Chelsea Electric Department is working on power outages and power surges in an area that includes the Fairways Subdivision to the railroad tracks. According to the city’s power outage hot line … Read more

Chelsea Area for Obama canvassing Saturday

Richard Dyer invites interested residents to meet at Biggby Coffee in southtown on Saturday, Aug. 4 at 3 p.m. to help canvass the area as part of Chelsea Area for Obama. He said the group would be out from 3-5 … Read more

Outdoor warning sirens test planned for Aug. 4 at noon

The Washtenaw County Emergency Operations Center will be conducting a test of  its 39 outdoor warning sirens on Saturday Aug. 4, at noon. There are three in Chelsea: one at the fairgrounds, one at Veterans Park and one at Washington … Read more

Fun Fair Facts: Behind the scenes at the fairgrounds

On Thursday evening, Aug. 3, fair board members were hard at work preparing the grounds and buildings for the 75th edition of the Chelsea Community Fair. Each year, fair board members discuss ways to make the fair even better than … Read more

Family Farm & Home opens doors in Chelsea Shopping Center

Family Farm & Home took down the ‘coming soon’ sign and replaced it with an open sign on Wednesday, Aug. 1, in the Chelsea Shopping Center. For the Michigan-based company, the Chelsea location is its 23rd site, said Bryan Solowczuk, … Read more