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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 place every week on Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. – it held off and residents and business owners filed to the event. Downtown Coordinator...

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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, HubCats Chelsea and the MSPCA will team up for another rabies shot clinic at Bosson...

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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 nation’s bicentennial celebration in 1976, Artie Ells has welcomed hundreds of friends and neighbors to...

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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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John Ligotti, Former East Boston Clerk-Magistrate, Judge, Passes Away

July 7, 2017
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The passing this past week of John C. Ligotti. known to his friends as Jack, who served for five decades as an assistant clerk and clerk-magistrate of the East...

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Markey is 100 Percent Correct for Reproach of Kellyanne Conway

July 7, 2017
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It is fair to say that the world as Americans have known it in the post-World War II era has been turned upside-down  — and not in a good...

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Obituaries 07-06-2017

July 7, 2017
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Edward Uminski Past Officer of the Polish American Veterans Post 13 Edward W. Uminski, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away Saturday evening, July 1 at the Lahey Clinic...

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The Visit

June 30, 2017
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The Visit

Participants in this summer’s Apollinaire Theatre production “The Visit,” including Jay Connolly, Mat Venson, Sabine Michaud, and Shaun Downey enjoyed unwinding at the Albano/ Eden house party for the...

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Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home Celebrates Dramatic $16 Million Renovation

June 30, 2017
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Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home Celebrates Dramatic $16 Million Renovation

Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home (CJNH), the flagship property of Chelsea Jewish Lifecare, recently completed a spectacular $16 million renovation. Residents, families, friends and community officials joined Chelsea Jewish Lifecare...

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Continue to be a Voice:Two Incumbent Councillors Announce They Will Not Seek Re-Election

June 30, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Two incumbent district city councillors announced on Wednesday that they would not be seeking re-election to their seat after having served for several years on the...

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Time to Stop Playing Nice with MassPort, FAA, Residents Say

June 30, 2017
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By Seth Daniel As around 40 residents assembled at the Williams School Monday night on a beautiful summer evening, their greetings to one another and their conversations had to...

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Court Graduation:One of the Few Good Days at Chelsea Court

June 30, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Those who work in the Chelsea Courthouse and those who frequent it with criminal cases know that there aren’t a lot of great days marked in...

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District 6 Gets Much-Needed Attention this Summer

June 30, 2017
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By Seth Daniel When Councillor Giovanni Recupero walks around his district on streets like Suffolk Street and Hawthorne Street this summer, he’ll be walking on sidewalks. That wasn’t the...

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