Dexter girls’ basketball will be on the road verse Chelsea tonight. Tip-off is at 7pm. If Dexter wins they will solidify the SEC White title. A win for Chelsea will give the Bulldogs a chance to steal the title from the Dreadnaughts in a later matchup.
On March 1 from 2-3pm the Chelsea library will celebrate the Dr. Seuss’ 111th birthday with games, crafts, stories, and delicious birthday cake. Dr. Seuss wrote over 50 children’s books including the timeless favorites Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat, and One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. For …continue reading »»
On Feb. 20 at around 11pm officers got a call about marijuana being sold in a parking lot at the 900 block of Main Street, according to the police report. The caller confronted a male and got him to hand over the marijuana. The caller approached a group of people he believes sold …continue reading »»
The State Tax Commission is urging property assessors to physically inspect 20 percent of properties in their local unit annually, reported Township Supervisor Harley Rider during the Feb. 17 Dexter Township board meeting. Historically, the township’s assessor Chris Renius inspects only new construction, sales, demolitions and property splits. Township board members are deciding …continue reading »»
A Detroit-based group has launched a crowdfunding campaign with the goal of raising more than $1.3 million to purchase holdings in the unincorporated village of Hell, according to a story on WILX.com. The organization known as Damned plans to use the money to buy Hell, located in Putnam Township, and build a performing …continue reading »»
The Chelsea City Council addressed traffic in the city during its Feb. 16 meeting. Councilmember Jim Myles raised the possibility of a city-wide traffic study. “We’ve received letters, emails, and public statements on the traffic issue,” Myles said. “We definitely need to address this.” City Manager John Hanifan said a study covering …continue reading »»
A centennial farmhouse off Reithmiller Road may be spared from demolition by instead becoming Waterloo Township’s new township hall. The concept of transforming the circa 1856 historical structure to township property was presented to the town hall building committee during their February 18 meeting by Kevin Kolb of Dexter’s Kolb Company. Waterloo …continue reading »»
Children being abused and living in poverty is on the rise in Washtenaw County, according to a report from the Kids Count in Michigan Data Book 2015. The report shows kids living in poverty rose from 8,541 in 2006 to 10,637 in 2012. The report also shows the number of confirmed victims …continue reading »»