A look back at the top Chelsea stories from 2011
With the ongoing expansion of Chelsea Community Hospital, Chelsea saw its largest investment in the city in many years in 2011, while more than a dozen new businesses opened and a record number of candidates ran for City Council.
Lisa Allmendinger | AnnArbor.com
Residents who had complained about see-through garbage bags were rewarded with thicker, opaque ones.
And along with the highs, there were some lows. Chelsea was on the losing end of a $3 million judgment brought against the city by a developer.
But, there were also light-hearted and colorful moments such as the continuing debate over the merits of changing the zoning ordinance to allow backyard chickens on small lots.
Lisa Allmendinger is a regional reporter for AnnArbor.com. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more Chelsea stories, visit our Chelsea page.