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Chelsea On Fire: 1908

April 14, 2014
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Courtesy WGBH/Edgar B. Herwick III http://wgbhnews.org/post/chelsea-fire-1908

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Empty Bowls Fundraiser

April 9, 2014
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Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Volunteers are hard at work preparing for the 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser to support the Chelsea Hunger Network and tell the story of those who deal with hunger every day in Chelsea.. The annual event features hand-painted bowls and a hearty soup to...

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3rd Annual Chelsea Chase 5k

April 9, 2014
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3rd Annual Chelsea Chase 5k

The Jordan Boys & Girls Club will once again be collaborating with the Chelsea Police Relief Association to host the 3rd Annual Chelsea Chase 5K, which takes place on Saturday, May 10th with a 10am start.  The start and finish will be outside of...

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Washington Avenue Bridge Closure Shortened in Silver Line Construction Process

April 9, 2014
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Washington Avenue Bridge Closure Shortened in Silver Line Construction Process

State transportation officials gave residents an exciting look at the conceptual plans and renderings of the Silver Line Stations and bus route planned for Chelsea during a meeting on...

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City of Chelsea Part of All-America City Finalist

April 9, 2014
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In 1998, just three years removed from State receivership, a delegation of government, business and civic leaders, and some ordinary citizens, traveled to Mobile, Alabama, to tell Chelsea’s story...

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Casino Licensing Pushed Back Again Indefinitely

April 9, 2014
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Waiting seems to be the name of the game when it comes to gaming in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) announced last Friday that it would be delaying...

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CHS Boys Track Set to Open Season

April 9, 2014
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The Chelsea High boys track team was set to open its season this week, facing  Mystic Valley this past Tuesday and then taking on Greater Lowell today (Thursday). Coach...

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Obituaries 04-10-2014

April 9, 2014
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John Cunio, Sr. Retired Pile Driver; Former Member of Chelsea Moose John A. Cunio, Sr. of Pelham, NH died peacefully on Friday, April 4 at his home with his...

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Chelsea Firefighters Reflecting on Boston Fire, and Attend Funerals

April 3, 2014
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Chelsea Firefighters Reflecting on Boston Fire, and Attend Funerals

The tragic 9-alarm fatal fire in Boston last Wednesday has Chelsea firefighters reflecting on their own procedures and preparing to attend the funerals for both fallen Boston jakes. Earlier...

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Shurtleff St. Fire

April 3, 2014
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Shurtleff St. Fire

The Chelsea Fire Department responded to a working fire at 129 Shurtleff St. late on Tuesday afternoon. The fire appeared to come from a kitchen on the third floor...

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Lewis Latimer Museum at the Chelsea Public Library Opens

April 3, 2014
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Lewis Latimer Museum at the Chelsea Public Library Opens

The Lewis Latimer Society of Chelsea and Historian George Ostler held a combined event on Tuesday night in which a 150th Civil War Anniversary historical exhibit in the City...

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Vincent Cruises to Victory in the 16th: Chelsea’s Taylor Wins Prattville

April 3, 2014
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Chelsea’s Todd Taylor, a Republican, pulled out a win in his hometown, but couldn’t best Revere’s RoseLee Vincent – who won convincingly in the 16th Suffolk District Special Election...

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Tobin Bridge Work to Resume in April for Final Year of Three-year Project

April 3, 2014
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MassDOT is reminding drivers that steel preservation/repair work and painting on the Tobin Bridge is set to resume in April. The beginning stages of work will require daily lane...

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Girl Scout Volunteers Awarded for Service

April 3, 2014
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Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts is pleased to announce that 43 volunteers, three service units, and two committees will be recognized at their annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner on April...

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Our Fallen Heroes

April 3, 2014
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People in this world may be divided by political views, race, sexual orientation, and religion but there is one group of people that are blind to this and will...

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Red Devil Baseball Opens Season Today

April 3, 2014
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Although spring has yet to be sprung, the schedule shows the Chelsea High baseball team opening its 2014 season today (Thursday) when the Red Devils host Greater Lawrence at...

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Obituaries 04-03-2014

April 3, 2014
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Osvaldo Garcia Worked for American Biltrite Osvaldo M. Garcia passed away on Sunday afternoon, March 30, at home after a five month battle with an overwhelming illness. Born in...

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Casino Talk Despite Winthrop’s Complaints, Chelsea Still Sees Mohegan Sun Casino as a Worthy Partner

March 28, 2014
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Casino Talk Despite Winthrop’s Complaints, Chelsea Still Sees Mohegan Sun  Casino as a Worthy Partner

Hundreds of people from all over the region packed into the South Boston Convention Center on Tuesday evening to make their voices heard on the Mohegan Sun casino project...

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Fire Department Participates in Training with the Mass State Police Bomb Squad

March 28, 2014
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Fire Department Participates in Training with the Mass State Police Bomb Squad

The Chelsea Fire Department frequently works very closely with the Massachusetts State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Section, and last week several firefighters were able to train with the...

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Running for a Good Cause: Saritin Rizzuto Will Compete in Boston Marathon

March 28, 2014
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Running for a Good Cause: Saritin Rizzuto Will Compete in Boston Marathon

Saritin Rizzuto is usually running an event for a good cause. Now she will be running in a big event for a good cause. Rizzuto, the energetic community relations officer for Metro Credit Union headquartered in...

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Council Passes Housing Inspection Ordinance

March 28, 2014
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In a contentious issue that concluded with a happy ending, the City Council on Monday night took a huge step in potentially ending the problem of illegal rooming houses...

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Police Residency Plan Shot down in Close Vote

March 28, 2014
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City Councillors voted down a plan on Monday night to require newly-hired police officers to live in Chelsea at least five years after starting the job – an issue...

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The Public Input Hearing, Mohegan Sun Casino Project

March 28, 2014
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More than 400 people gathered at the South Boston Convention Center on Tuesday, March 25, to attend the public input hearing on the Revere Mohegan Sun casino project in...

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So, This Is Spring?

March 28, 2014
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Although the calendar told us that spring officially arrived last Thursday, Mother Nature, as usual, has decided on her own time frame for when she will allow spring to...

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