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Transition Town Chelsea to host solar workshop at Chelsea Library

(Publisher’s note: Chelsea District Library and the Transition Town Chelsea have partnered to host this workshop) Transition Town Chelsea will host solar workshops in partnership with the Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main St. on Aug.  23 from 6-8 p.m. … Read more

Counting down to fair: Ladies Day, Friday, Aug. 24

As superintendent of the event, Mary Tobin says,”Ladies Day is a chance to hang out with your mom, your sisters, your aunts, and your friends, drink coffee, eat muffins, sit down and just laugh.” Plus, there will be some rockin’ … Read more

At the Bushel Basket Farmers’ Market, Wednesday, Aug. 15

The Bushel Basket Farmers’ Market is open Wednesdays from 2:30 to 6 p.m. at the Chelsea Community Fairgrounds. Here’s what the vendors expect to have on Wednesday, Aug. 15. Kapp Farms: string beans, cucumbers, summer squash, kale, tomatoes, pattipans, basil, … Read more

Labor Day fun walk planned by Healthy Communities Walking Program

The Healthy Communities Walking Program invites area residents, family, friends, and out-of town visitors to participate in the upcoming Labor Day Fun Walk endorsed by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. Scheduled for Monday, Sept. 3, at … Read more

Week in Review: Aug. 5-11, 2012

As the relaunched Chelsea Update completes its third week, I want to take a minute to thank all the people who have contacted me by phone, via email, or stopped me on the street with such positive feedback about the … Read more

New Chelsea Market officially opens doors in new location

Kevin Riley and Francisca Fernandez, owners of the New Chelsea Market are officially open in their new, temporary site in the Chelsea Shopping Center in southtown. “We received our certificate of occupancy and we are open for business and raring to … Read more

Chelsea Community Kitchen announces special August classes

The Chelsea Community Kitchen has designed and staffed classes to be held in connection with the Chelsea District Library‘s community read, In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan. These cooking and healthy food classes are free, but participants should register … Read more

Counting down to fair: a look back to 1950-1959

Another installment of the history of the Chelsea Community Fair, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year and takes place from Aug. 21-25. 1950: Door Whitaker, Everett Van Riper, Paul Schaible and Reuben Lesser designated as a committee to investigate … Read more

Arctic Chill: A really cool summer camp at Arctic Coliseum

Is there are better place than an ice rink to find an “Arctic Chill” during August? Particularly if that cool time involves baseball and soccer or capture the flag and dodgeball played on ice during the Arctic Coliseum’s summer camp series, … Read more