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Bosson Park Block Party

July 21, 2017
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Bosson Park Block Party

Sophia Grigorian, 6, was excited to become a Junior Firefighter during The Neighborhood Developers’ annual Bosson Park Block Party on Saturday, July 15, in the Park. Scores of families and friends joined in the effort to activate the park.

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Summer Youth Employment Going Full Speed Ahead

July 21, 2017
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Summer Youth Employment Going Full Speed Ahead

Chelsea Collaborative is happy to announce that 160 out of 480 youth that have applied to work during the summer are placed in jobs and working. However, that currently makes a waiting list of 320. The Collaborative thanks all of the worksites, and funders...

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Former Chelsea Police Detective, N.H. State Rep Ronald Belanger is Fondly Remembered

July 21, 2017
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Former Chelsea Police Detective, N.H. State Rep Ronald Belanger is Fondly Remembered

By Cary Shuman Friends and former colleagues are paying tribute to Ronald J. Belanger as a dedicated and innovative Chelsea police officer and a popular and revered member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives who served with distinction in Rockingham County for 30...

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Online Petition Growing Quickly to ‘Save Our Tower’

July 21, 2017
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By Seth Daniel More than 600 supporters have signed an online petition at Change.org in less than a week that is aimed at saving the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home water...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Gets 4 A.M. Liquor License in Budget, Goes to MGC Now

July 21, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The push by Wynn Boston Harbor to include a 4 a.m. liquor license for casinos in the State Budget paid off Monday when Gov. Charlie Baker...

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City,Planners Unveil Initial Ideas for Re-Imagining Broadway

July 21, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Consultants for the City unveiled two main concepts on Thursday night, July 13, for the Re-Imagining Broadway planning effort – concepts that consultants from Nelson Nygaard...

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Chelsea Police to Begin Liquor Establishment Inspections

July 21, 2017
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Chief Brian A. Kyes announced late last week that the Chelsea Police will be conducting unannounced checks on all licensed establishments that sell or serve liquor. These inspections will...

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Police Briefs 07-20-2017

July 21, 2017
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POLICE HOPE TO RETURN LOST MONEY Chelsea Police are in possession of lost wallet containing cash that was turned into the police station on Sunday afternoon, July 16. The wallet...

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Obituaries 07-20-2017

July 21, 2017
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Theresa Meads Dearly loved her family and her Middleton parish Theresa M. (Poto) Meads of Middleton, formerly of East Boston and Revere, passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 11 after...

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Chelsea Lunch Initiative

July 17, 2017
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Chelsea Lunch Initiative

The initial Chelsea Lunch initiative kicked off on the City Hall Lawn on Wednesday, July 12, at noon, and was a hit. While rain threatened the event which takes...

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Pet Help

July 17, 2017
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Pet Help

Bella and her owner, Maria Castillo, were keeping it cool while waiting in line for the HubCats and MSPCA Rabies Clinic at Voke Park on June 12. The City,...

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The Finest on the Fourth:Artie Ells Hosts 40th Annual Independence Day Party

July 17, 2017
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The Finest on the Fourth:Artie Ells Hosts 40th Annual Independence Day Party

By Cary Shuman When it comes to Fourth of July parties in Chelsea, Artie Ells in a class by himself. For the past 40 Independence Days, ever since the...

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Double Murder Defendant Familiar with Apartment Building

July 17, 2017
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A Chelsea man who once worked at the scene of a brutal double homicide in South Boston was ordered held without bail at his Suffolk Superior Court arraignment for...

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Police Briefs 07-13-2017

July 17, 2017
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LITTLE OFFICER Officer Robert Moschella, while doing a detail last week, took a moment to retrieve a plastic police badge from his motor vehicle to give to a little...

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Obituaries 07-13-2017

July 14, 2017
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Robert J. Haas, Jr. Four Time Mayor of Revere Robert J. Haas, Jr. of Revere died most unexpectedly while vacationing at Block Island, R.I. on Sunday July 2. Former...

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Blast Off

July 7, 2017
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Blast Off

Chelsea’s Jairo Romero got some wings on this slam dunk attempt last Friday, June 30, at the PORT Park on Marginal Street. Romero and his friends said they enjoy...

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Chelsea Public Library – Meet Police Dogs

July 7, 2017
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Chelsea Public Library – Meet Police Dogs

Photos and story by Marianne Salza The Chelsea Public Library hosted Meet Chelsea Police Dogs, the first event of the 2017 ‘Build a Better World’ summer reading program, on...

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Hotel Underway at Broadway Line

July 7, 2017
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Hotel Underway at Broadway Line

By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Broadway Hotel – not yet named officially – is making quick work of the vacant site next to the Walgreen’s on Broadway adjacent to...

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City Will File Another Lawsuit if ‘Sanctuary City’ Legislation Becomes Law

July 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The United States House of Representatives passed an immigration bill in June that includes harsh penalties for self-declared Sanctuary Cities like Chelsea, and even though it...

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Summer/Fall Roadwork Alerts

July 7, 2017
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The City is in the midst of significant roadway and utility work, which includes paving of roads, sidewalk improvements and related water, sewer and drainage improvements. These are all...

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MBTA Adds Additional North Shore Shuttle Service

July 7, 2017
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The MBTA has announced additional bus service for passengers impacted by the construction on the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail this summer. This new schedule is the result of collaboration with...

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Former Councilor Will Not Run in District 7, Cannot Work with Current Council

July 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Former District 7 City Councillor Clifford Cunningham announced this week that he will no longer be pursuing the seat he once occupied on the Council. In...

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Momentum Starting in Remaking Downtown District, Chelsea Lunch to Kick off July 12

July 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel While wholesale infrastructure changes aren’t expected for another couple of years on Broadway, momentum is already building for major change to the downtown Broadway Business District...

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MassDOT Highway Administrator Thomas J Tinlin Resigning

July 7, 2017
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 Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack announced today that Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin has decided to resign from MassDOT. “From grueling snowstorms to toll...

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