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Double Decker

July 30, 2015
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Double Decker

This odd contraption was spotted this week on Eden Street as its inventor and builder, Jose Javier Mejia, took a ride down the street. Mejia said he built his first “two story bike” four years ago and rode it all the time. However, someone ended up stealing it. Recently, he refined his design and...

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Blood Wedding

July 30, 2015
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Blood Wedding

Mariela Lopez-Ponce helps prepare Tony Dangerfield for the performance last Wednesday, July 22, in Apollinaire Theatre’s final week of ‘Blood Wedding’ in the PORT Park. The annual outdoor theatre production moved to the new park this year from Mary O’Malley Park with great success.

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Residents, Police Move to Take Back Cary Square from New Criminal Element

July 30, 2015
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Residents in the Cary Square area describe this summer’s spike in criminal activity – such as drug dealing, gunslinging and prostitution – like watching two vastly different worlds existing side by side. There is the world of the everyday people, those that live in...

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Bocce League Offers Seniors Social Time,Competitive Environment

July 30, 2015
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Bocce League Offers Seniors Social Time,Competitive Environment

Don’t let anyone be fooled, the senior citizens who congregate every Tuesday morning at the bocce court in the Chelsea Commons may tell one that they’re just there to...

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Police Briefs 07-30-2015

July 30, 2015
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TRENCH TRAINING FOR CFD Ten Chelsea firefighters completed trench rescue training last week at the Boston Fire Academy on Moon Island. The trench rescue training was sponsored by the...

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Multi-Chamber Barbecue Set for August 27

July 30, 2015
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A committee is organizing the August 27 sixth annual Multi-Chamber Barbecue Fundraiser.  The event will benefit North Suffolk Mental Health and be held at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center....

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Whales Ahoy

July 30, 2015
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Last week a couple of whales were spotted in Boston Harbor. For those of us growing up in Boston in the 1970’s and 80’s, when many of our rivers...

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No Olympics in 2024

July 30, 2015
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It’s now official that there will be no Summer Olympics in 2004 in the City of Boston. Perhaps things could have been different with a better strategy of rolling...

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Obituaries 07-30-2015

July 30, 2015
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Paul Hurley Verizon retiree, real estate broker and self-proclaimed ‘Jack of all Trades” Paul F. Hurley passed away in his Marlborough home on July 22 from an overwhelming chronic...

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End of Ramadan

July 24, 2015
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End of Ramadan

A boy stands among men as they bow in prayer toward Mecca in Highland Park last Friday morning to celebrate the end of Ramadan and start the season of...

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Summer Fun

July 24, 2015
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Summer Fun

Cousins Valerie Hinojosa and Alexandra Hinojosa cool off in a parachute at Quigley Park on Monday afternoon while taking part in the Parks Program, sponsored by the Chelsea Collaborative...

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One Street Light and a Long Ways to Go in District 6

July 24, 2015
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One Street Light and a Long Ways to Go in District 6

The spray painted markings on the pavement of Lynn Street Extension are hardly noticeable, but for Councillor Giovanni Recupero and neighbors of the side street that runs from Suffolk...

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First Week on the Job Brings a Few Goals for Ambrosino

July 24, 2015
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First Week on the Job Brings a Few Goals for Ambrosino

There’s a lot of meeting and greeting to do for new City Manager Tom Ambrosino this week as he took his place in the city manager’s office on Monday,...

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Potential for Greatness:Former Football Star Shaquor Sandiford is Working at CRC and Helping Youths

July 24, 2015
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Potential for Greatness:Former Football Star Shaquor Sandiford is Working at CRC and Helping Youths

Shaquor Sandiford was once one of Chelsea’s brightest football prospects. The former Chelsea Pop Warner star followed through on that potential by becoming an Independent School League (ISL) All-Star...

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Ambrosino,CPD to Focus in on More Walking Patrols

July 24, 2015
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The Chelsea Police Department (CPD) and City Manager Tom Ambrosino have re-affirmed a commitment to walking patrols by police officers throughout the main streets and “hot spots” in the...

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Police Briefs 07-23-2015

July 24, 2015
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FIREARM ARREST ON LYNN STREET EXT. On July 17, at 10:08 p.m. a Chelsea Police officer who was in the area of Central Avenue and Shurtleff on an unrelated...

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Obituaries 07-23-2015

July 24, 2015
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Marianne Hanson Former waitress at Nick’s Deli in Revere Marianne (Gallant) Hanson passed away July 18 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 56 years old. Born...

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First Jewish Nursing Home Wedding

July 22, 2015
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First Jewish Nursing Home Wedding

  The first wedding in Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home’s 96-year history took place on Friday, July 10. Rose Stetson, a 91 year old resident, truly wanted to see her...

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Jack Halas Named Head Football Coach at Chelsea High School

July 22, 2015
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Jack Halas Named Head Football Coach at Chelsea High School

Chelsea High School director of athletics Frank DePatto announced this week that Jack Halas has been appointed as the new head coach of the CHS football team. Halas, an...

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Ambrosino Ready to Take Office, Fire Chief and ISD Leaders Are Top Priorities

July 22, 2015
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Ambrosino Ready to Take Office, Fire Chief and ISD Leaders Are Top Priorities

The Chelsea Record conducted a question and answer interview this week with incoming City Manager Tom Ambrosino to hear his thoughts prior to stepping into his City Hall office....

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Police Briefs 07-16-2015

July 22, 2015
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POLICE NAB ALLEGED DRUG DEALER Chelsea Police Announced the arrest of Angelo Ciocco, 58, of Revere, for Trafficking in Cocaine and other related charges. Chelsea Detectives assigned to the...

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News in Briefs

July 22, 2015
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CORRECTION A story on the front page of last week’s Chelsea Record regarding the Summer Reading Program indicated that the reading program conducted by teachers from the various schools...

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Summer is Here

July 22, 2015
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The excitement and bustle of the Fourth of July weekend has come and gone, and now we can settle into our summer rhythm — whatever that may be for...

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Obituaries 07-16-2015

July 22, 2015
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Josephine Czap Of Maine, formerly of Chelsea; member of Legion of Honor Society of Polish Falcons and Holy Rosary Society Josephine (Liniecka) Czap of Garland, Maine, formerly of Chelsea,...

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