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Safety in Summer

June 22, 2018
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Safety in Summer

Karu the parakeet, sitting on Alexis Slowey’s shoulder during the annual Chelsea MGH Health Center’s Family Summer Fair on Saturday, June 16, at the Center. The fun, family event also saw MGH raffle off 20 new bikes to lucky children.

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Well Done:CHS Track Star Stephanie Simons Makes Good Showing at Nationals

June 22, 2018
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Well Done:CHS Track Star Stephanie Simons Makes Good Showing at Nationals

Chelsea High track star Stephanie Simons became the first female athlete to participate in the National High School championship meet last weekend in North Carolina, doing the city proud as she took 15th in the high jump and 27th in the triple jump. Simon,...

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Library Renovations Highlighted by Historic Rotunda Skylight

June 22, 2018
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Library Renovations Highlighted by Historic Rotunda Skylight

The historic rotunda skylight above the circulation desk at the Chelsea Public Library has served for decades as a nice ceiling, but few knew that the elegant egg-shaped ceiling was designed to provide beautiful natural lighting to the striking entrance of the historic library....

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Chelsea School Official Gerry McCue Honored at Retirement Celebration

June 22, 2018
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Chelsea School Official Gerry McCue Honored at Retirement Celebration

The guests at the retirement celebration for popular Chelsea Public Schools official Gerry McCue gave him a prolonged standing ovation. “I’m not done yet,” McCue politely told the crowd....

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New School Finance Director Chosen from UMass’s Collins Center

June 22, 2018
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A senior associate from the Collins Center at UMass Boston has been chosen as the new School Department executive director of Administration and Finance, replacing long-time director Gerry McCue...

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Chelsea’s Chavez to Offer Workshops at Gardner Museum

June 22, 2018
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Drawing on the themes of Life, Death & Revelry, local artist Silvia López Chavez will offer workshops at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum designed to engage visitors in the exhibition...

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Chelsea Rotary Installation Event Set for June 21

June 22, 2018
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The Chelsea Rotary Club will hold its 91st Annual Installation of Officers at 6 p.m. at the Homewood Suites Event Center on Thursday June 21.  Past President Allan Alpert...

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Chelsea Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Methamphetamine Trafficking Ring

June 22, 2018
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A Chelsea man pleaded guilty June 19 at federal court in Boston to his role in a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking and money laundering ring operating between Massachusetts and California....

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Chelsea Black Community Will Host Candidates Forum on Weds., June 27

June 22, 2018
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The Chelsea Black Community (CBC) has become a highly visible and active organization since its inception four years ago under the direction of President Joan Cromwell. The CBC has...

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Police Briefs 06-21-2018

June 22, 2018
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STOLE CELL PHONES On June 4, Chelsea Detectives placed a juvenile under arrest for four counts of theft of cell phones from a city business on Broadway. The thefts...

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Massachusetts Falling Behind Rest of the Nation in Health Care Access, Efficiency

June 22, 2018
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While Massachusetts has led the nation with health care reform, residents of the Commonwealth continue to lack basic access to primary and specialty care across the state. Poor patient...

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Is This Really America?

June 22, 2018
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The national disgrace that is occurring at our southern border is something that we never could have imagined happening in the United States of America. The images of children...

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Sports 06-21-2018

June 22, 2018
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Bruins Beat by Bob Morello Bruins’ Blades coming to Chelsea The Boston Bruins will be returning to Massachusetts and New Hampshire libraries this summer to continue their “When You...

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Obituaries 06-21-2018

June 22, 2018
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Pedro Agostini, Jr. Boston Red Sox and Patriots Fan Pedro Agostini, Jr. of Chelsea passed away on Saturday, June 16, at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a...

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Plant Sale

June 16, 2018
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Plant Sale

Laura McNeel, Anne Zakrosky, and Enesa Skopljak sell plants on Saturday, June 9, in the Community Garden during the first event of this year’s multi-day Chelsea Art Walk.

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A Large and Successful Class Graduates from CHS

June 16, 2018
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A Large and Successful Class Graduates from CHS

Some 344 students walked across the stage at Chelsea High School on Sunday, June 10, as part of commencement exercises – becoming one of the largest classes to graduate...

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Community Preservation Committee Announced

June 16, 2018
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The newly established Community Preservation Committee will lead Chelsea’s use of funds provided by the Community Preservation Act (CPA). Chelsea voters approved the adoption of the CPA in November...

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Albanese Upset Over Council’s Cut

June 16, 2018
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Saying he is disappointed with the Council’s posture toward the Fire Department during last week’s successful $100,000 budget cut to his department, Chief Len Albanese said the Council missed...

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Public Library Featured on Gateway Trail

June 16, 2018
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Recognizing the integral role that public libraries play in their communities, Massachusetts Center for the Book (MCB) has added a Gateway City Library Trail to its live app, MassBook...

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Gerrish Street Gang Member Sentenced on Racketeering and Drug Trafficking

June 16, 2018
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An East Side Money Gang (ES$G) member was sentenced last week in federal court in Boston on racketeering and drug trafficking charges. Henry Del Rio, a/k/a “Junior,” a/k/a “JR,”...

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Avellaneda, Traffic Commission Move to Protect Silver Line Stations

June 16, 2018
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The City has moved to protect the resident parking around the new Silver Line Stations and busy 111 bus stops, anticipating a rush of commuters that will look to...

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City Manager says New Residency Ordinance Unenforceable Until 2021

June 16, 2018
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City Manager Tom Ambrosino said he would gladly enforce the new Police and Fire residency ordinance confirmed last week at Council, but not until at least 2021. “It has...

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Apollinaire in the Park to Experiment with Salt, Landscape with ‘Midsummer’

June 16, 2018
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Known for its comedy, magic, and romance, Midsummer has a disturbing dark side too. The play kicks off with an engagement forged in war, a father threatening death to his daughter, and...

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Temple Emmanuel, a Renaissance in Chelsea

June 16, 2018
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Chelsea was a thriving center of Jewish life during the last century.  Located just four miles northeast of downtown Boston, Chelsea had the densest concentration of Jews outside of...

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