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Cleanup Volunteers

April 29, 2016
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Cleanup Volunteers

Jonathan Perez and Jose Rodriguez relax at the PORT Park after a hard morning of cleaning up Chelsea. The annual Earth Day Community Clean Up took place on Saturday, April 23, despite rainy conditions. Several volunteers showed up at multiple sites to spruce up the city for spring.

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Four-Alarm Fire Roars Through Cottage St Home

April 29, 2016
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Four-Alarm Fire Roars Through Cottage St Home

By Paul Koolloian A four-alarm fire tore through a Cottage Street home on Friday evening, April 22. Chelsea 911 started receiving multiple calls for smoke coming from a building at 61 Cottage Street about 5:30 p.m. When firefighters arrived heavy fire and smoke was...

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Historic Occasion:City Council Passes Wage Theft Ordinance in 11-0 Vote

April 29, 2016
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Historic Occasion:City Council Passes Wage Theft Ordinance in 11-0 Vote

By Seth Daniel It was an historic occasion on Monday night when the Chelsea City Council voted unanimously to enact a Wage Theft Ordinance – the first Council in the state to do so. The City’s wage theft ordinance, brought to the floor by...

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Police Officer Cited For Heroic Save in 4-Alarm Fire

April 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Police Department is recommending the highest honors for Officer Dave Delaney after he selflessly dashed into a burning building on Cottage Street last Friday...

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Police Briefs 04-28-2016

April 29, 2016
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ARMED ROBBERY OF CHECK CASHER Three men were arrested for armed robbery while masked on Monday night for allegedly holding up the Easy Telecom at 682 Broadway. Around 5...

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Letters to the Editor

April 29, 2016
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When Arab Immigrants bring their non-verbal communication knowledge to the U.S. Dear Editor: Noble culturalists interested in bridging the gaps existing between people of different cultures have been working...

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City Council Passes Historic Measure

April 29, 2016
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We congratulate the Chelsea City Council on its unanimous vote to enact a Wage Theft Ordinance,, becoming the first council in the state to pass this important legislation. The...

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Obituaries 04-28-2016

April 28, 2016
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Ann ‘Linda’ Crotty Active member of her community Ann “Linda” Crotty of Chelsea died on April 20. Ann was an active member of her community, a longtime participant in...

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Chelsea Workers Join Thousands in Marching on State House for $15 Minimum Wage

April 21, 2016
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Chelsea Workers Join Thousands in Marching on State House for $15 Minimum Wage

By Joe Prezioso and Seth Daniel A few thousand individuals from around the state – with a strong contingent from Chelsea – gathered on Beacon Hill at the State...

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Waiting On A Grant:Funding,Verizon Strike Threatens Parts of Silver Line, Washington Avenue Bridge

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Though buses could be rolling on the new Silver Line extension in Chelsea one year from now, the second phase of the project – which includes...

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Ambrosino Expects to Fund New Firefighter Positions

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Despite ongoing tensions between City Hall and the Firefighter’s Union, City Manager Tom Ambrosino said this week that he believe the Department does need more staffing....

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Alpert Chosen as New CHS Athletic Director

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Public School announced on Wednesday that Amanda Alpert has been chosen the next Director of Athletics for the Chelsea Public Schools. She will begin...

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Two Restaurants Approved for Everett Avenue by ZBA

April 21, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Two highly-anticipated high-end restaurant proposals got the thumbs up from the Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday night, April 13, for the Everett Avenue Urban Renewal...

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Police Briefs 04-21-2016

April 21, 2016
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Monday, 4/4 Ivan Reyes, 21, 81 Central Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for receiving stolen motor vehicle, taking & stealing parts from motor vehicle, possessing burglarious instrument, larceny of motor...

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Happy Passover

April 21, 2016
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We wish the members of our Jewish community a Happy Passover that begins at sundown Friday night. The observance continues for eight days and commemorates the Israelites being freed...

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Sports 04-21-2016

April 21, 2016
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Bruins season-end press conference The Boston Bruins scheduled a mid-morning press conference yesterday (Wednesday) that included Owner Jeremy Jacobs, CEO Charlie Jacobs and Bruins President Cam Neely. While many...

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Obituaries 04-21-2016

April 21, 2016
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Mary King Homemaker and senior center volunteer Mary A. (Vallis) King of Admiral’s Hill in Chelsea, formerly of Revere, passed away on Sunday morning, April 17 at the Chelsea...

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Top 100 Chelsea Gross Wage Earners

April 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Top 100 salaries of public employees from 2015 in Chelsea was released last week by the Law Department, and one employee was over $200,000 and...

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Housing Authority said They Finally Have a Clean Slate, Ready to Move Forward

April 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) has had a tough run over the last four years. There has even been federal legislation adopted in its name –...

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Two Working Fires in High-Rise Buildings Keep CFD Running

April 14, 2016
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By Paul Koolloian Chelsea Firefighters were kept quite busy over the weekend responding to two serious fires that broke out at two high-rise developments on Admirals Hill, including one...

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On Broadway Developers Respond to Call for a More Vibrant Downtown

April 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel At least three major housing proposals for the downtown Chelsea area have come into the City over the last month just as City Manager Tom Ambrosino...

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Police Briefs 04-14-2016

April 14, 2016
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STABBING ON MARLBOROUGH Chelsea Police reported a stabbing at a home on Marlborough Street Saturday morning. Police reported that the situation was a domestic incident between a father and...

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Letter to the Editor

April 14, 2016
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We are an understaffed Fire Department To the Editor: After looking at the list of Top 100 salaries supplied to me, there is no doubt that the increase in...

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Housing Authority Proposal Has Worked

April 14, 2016
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The Chelsea Housing Authority has put out Requests for Proposals to have a private developer  partner with the redevelopment of the Central Ave. and Walnut St. housing complexes. Both...

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