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Chelsea Jewish Foundation to Merge with Aviv Centers

December 8, 2014
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The Boards of Directors of the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home Foundation, Inc. (CJF) and Aviv Centers for Living, Inc. (Aviv) announced Wednesday that the two organizations are combining to serve seniors north of Boston. Together they will become the largest senior living non-profit organization on the North Shore, and CJF will manage the Aviv...

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Recognizing the Great Work of the Chelsea Collaborative

December 8, 2014
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The Chelsea Collaborative will host its 26th Annual Holiday Gala tonight (Thursday) at Spinelli’s in East Boston. They will honor the unsung heroes in our community who in their words, “have brought significant accomplishments toward social, environmental, and economic justice for Chelsea.” But while...

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Obituaries 12-04-2014

December 8, 2014
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Doris Pelletier Retired bank customer service representative Doris T. Pelletier of Everett, formerly of Chelsea, passed away at the Everett Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on November 28. She was 89 years old. Born in Lawrence, the daughter of the late Elgide and Leonie (Bouchard)...

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Immigration Ruling a Story of Joy and Despair

December 8, 2014
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Immigration Ruling a Story of Joy and Despair

As Laura Galeano and her family watched CNN on Nov. 20 for the announcement by President Barack Obama of a controversial executive order that would seemingly clear the path...

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City Manager Public Forum Sees Residency as Issue

December 8, 2014
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City Manager Public Forum Sees Residency as Issue

The room was packed Monday night with curious residents, business owners and organizational leaders for the first of what promises to be several public input forums into the City...

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Coach of the Year: Gary May II Receives NEFL’s Top Honor

December 8, 2014
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Coach of the Year: Gary May II Receives NEFL’s Top Honor

Gary May II left the high school football coaching ranks to become the head coach of the New England Football League’s East Coast Ducks, a semi-professional football team that...

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Council Hires Collins Center

December 1, 2014
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Council Hires Collins Center

City Councillors moved quickly and unexpectedly Monday night to hire a search firm that had not even been mentioned until that very night – and with that firm they’ll...

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Noted Clock Repairman in Chelsea Tackles City Hall Clock Repair

December 1, 2014
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Noted Clock Repairman in Chelsea Tackles City Hall Clock Repair

It’s been a long while since the hands on the Chelsea City Hall tower clock turned, but rest assured, they’ll be keeping time with pinpoint accuracy after this week....

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Environmental Justice

December 1, 2014
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Environmental Justice

Gov. Deval Patrick made a stop by the Chelsea Collaborative on Tuesday morning in order to sign an executive order pertaining to environmental justice. Spearheading the event were the...

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New Clark Avenue Middle School Approved

December 1, 2014
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The City Council voted unanimously on Monday night for a bond authorization to build a new Clark Avenue Middle School at a cost of $57,332,407 – with some 65...

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Happy Thanksgiving

December 1, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate...

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Thanksgiving can be Nightmare Holiday for Food Addicts

December 1, 2014
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Per the rules of Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA), the names have been changed to protect the identity of the group members, though their places of residence have...

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Residency Plan Gets Shot Down Again, Despite Staggering Numbers of Dollars Leaving Chelsea

December 1, 2014
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Councillor Leo Robinson has long been advocating for the implementation of a public safety residency requirement, and at the last regular Council meeting, Nov. 10, he took a different tack...

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Obituaries 11-26-2014

December 1, 2014
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John (Andruszewski) Andrus Of Everett John (Andruszewski) Andrus of Everett died on Friday, November 21. He was 92 years old. The beloved son of the late Stanislaus and Catherine...

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VETERANS DAY LUNCHEON

November 18, 2014
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VETERANS DAY LUNCHEON

Chelsea celebrated Veterans Day at a luncheon at the Chelsea Senior Center this past Tuesday, Nov. 11.   Speakers included (l to r) Senator Sal DiDomenico; Donald Kingsbury, head...

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Congratulations and Good Luck To City Manager Jay Ash

November 18, 2014
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We congratulate our city manager, Jay Ash, on his appointment as secretary of housing and economic development in Governor-elect Charlie Baker’s Cabinet. We’re fully confident that Jay will be...

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Obituaries 11-13-2014

November 18, 2014
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Richard DiRocco, Jr. Of Revere, formerly of Chelsea Richard B. DiRocco, Jr. of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died unexpectedly at the age of 25 on November 9. He was...

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Ash takes State Cabinet Position

November 18, 2014
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Ash takes State Cabinet Position

City Manager Jay Ash announced officially on Tuesday evening that he will be leaving City government by the end of the year to take a state cabinet post as...

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Community Leaders Laud Jay Ash for his Work as Chelsea City Manager

November 18, 2014
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Chelsea City Manager Jay Ash took the city to the Rocky mountaintop in June, helping the community earn the prestigious All-Amerca City Award at the National Civic League Competition ...

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Council will Discuss City Manager Process on Monday

November 18, 2014
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Council President Matt Frank reported on Tuesday that he has called a meeting to begin the process of selecting a new city manager, and more pressing, what the Council...

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Ash: Wyndham Hotel was key to Revitalization

November 18, 2014
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When City Manager Jay Ash was a student at Chelsea High School (CHS), he said he would often think about the All-American City Award. He said he had read...

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The Best Medicine: Getting Kids and Families Outside to Play

November 18, 2014
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The Best Medicine: Getting Kids and Families Outside to Play

One of the oldest outdoors clubs in American and one of the newest programs from Mass General Hospital (MGH) are teaming up to fight a growing problem – the...

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Metro Credit Celebrates Newton Branch Opening

November 10, 2014
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Metro Credit Celebrates Newton Branch Opening

 Metro Credit Union recently celebrated the opening of their new branch located at 334 Watertown St. in Newton with an official ribbon cutting ceremony. “Metro’s decision to open here...

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Ash to Hold Tax Meeting Tonight Nov. 6

November 10, 2014
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With residential taxes poised to increase between 2 and 17 percent this upcoming year, City Manager Jay Ash is inviting interested parties to attend an informational meeting tonight (Thursday,...

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