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Fun in the Sun

July 21, 2014
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The new PORT Park was brimming with action last week as sunny skies brought people to the waterfront for basketball, relaxation and…water canons. Pictured Arleen Morales, takes aim on the water cannon at her son, Yamil Rivera, 8 . The park officially opened three weeks ago.

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Chelsea’s Main Man at Fenway: Joe Cochran Has Worked for the Boston Red Sox since 1984

July 21, 2014
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Joe Cochran knows every inch of Fenway Park and all its interior confines, too. He is a ballpark legend who’s been there for the good times – three world championships since 2004 – and some of the not-so-good times. Cochran began working for the...

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Ruiz Park

July 21, 2014
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The newest Chelsea park – the John Ruiz Park on Washington Avenue – is preparing to open in another few weeks, but already a flat statue of the Quiet Man has been placed in the park. The rendering of the former heavyweight champion from Chelsea features him as...

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City, Organizations Hold Summit to Address Unaccompanied Minors

July 21, 2014
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Dead bodies were part of the daily grind. Death and rape were imminent realities. These were the words relayed through tears of two women who just arrived from El...

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Chelsea Expert Plays Central Role in Freeing Turkish Military Leaders

July 21, 2014
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Chelsea couldn’t be further from the Turkish capital Istanbul, but a little office on Admiral’s Hill is shaking up the political, military and judicial systems there with a groundbreaking...

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Tasers Meet Muster With Councillors

July 21, 2014
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Two city councillors who had some concerns about Chelsea Police using tasers said this week that all their concerns have been smoothed. Police Chief Brian Kyes and the councillors...

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Chelsea’s Success Continues in Working Cities Challenge

July 21, 2014
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If Chelsea’s participation in the All-America City competition last month was the main event, then the undercard held just days before was the Working Cities Challenge “Pitch Contest.” Just...

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A Well-deserved Tribute to John Ruiz

July 21, 2014
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We’re so happy to see a photo of the statue of heavyweight champion John Ruiz in The Chelsea Record. We were there in Las Vegas when John Ruiz knocked...

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A Great Event next Door in Revere

July 21, 2014
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The Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival is one of the greatest events of its kind in the entire world and attracts the very best master sculptors from as far...

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Neighborhood Developers Annual Meeting

July 21, 2014
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The Neighborhood Developers (TND) Annual Meeting took place at the Garfield School, with Congresswoman Katherine Clark as the keynote speaker. Those in attendance included State Sen. Sal DiDomenico, State...

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Current Parking Stickers Valid Through Aug. 15

July 21, 2014
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The 2014-15 “purple” residential parking stickers program will go into effect on August 16. Until then, “blue” stickers remain valid, according to City Manager Jay Ash. “We’re preparing to...

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Read to a Child Graduation and Commemoration Ceremony

July 21, 2014
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The Read to a Child program at the Hooks School recently held a graduation and commemoration ceremony for the kids that participate and also for the adult volunteers from...

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Obituaries 07-17-2014

July 21, 2014
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Gerald ‘Jerry’ Millman Active Member of Temple Emmanuel of Chelsea and Chelsea School Crossing Guard Gerald “Jerry” Millman of Chelsea passed away on July 13. The beloved husband of...

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Avellaneda Brothers Take in the World Cup at Fortaleza

July 11, 2014
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The Ameican soccer team had a good run, but ended up coming just short of advancing last week, but it wasn’t for lack of cheering on the part of...

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Are You More Chel-Yea than Chel-No… Then This Group Might Be for You

July 11, 2014
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It’s the group that’s not a group. They’re all positive individuals with an agenda, but they don’t care too much for agendas. They like social media, and they enjoy...

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Don’t Tase Me Bro!: City Uneasy About Tasers

July 11, 2014
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At least two city councillors would like to have more information and a second look at the use of tasers by the Chelsea Police Department – especially following the...

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Wynn Prevails in Chelsea Agreement Negotiations: City Gets Shorted on Numerous Requests

July 11, 2014
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A last minute plea to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) by the City late last month fell on deaf ears as the Commission ruled that the Wynn Surrounding Community...

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King Arthur’s Stripped Bare of All Licenses

July 11, 2014
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King Arthur’s is one of a handful of places that tend to be the butt of jokes regarding Chelsea – jokes that are centered on past embarrassments rather than...

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Chelsea Will Join Others to Appeal Fed Flood Maps

July 11, 2014
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Chelsea only has a few square miles of land to play with, so new flood maps that basically envelope entirely new areas into the federal floor zone – meaning...

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Teen Reportedly Shot on Central Ave

July 11, 2014
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Numerous reports from the Central Avenue location indicated that a 16-year-old male was shot in the hand on Tuesday afternoon, at least the second brazen daylight shooting incident in...

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Take Advantage of Our Great Parks This Summer

July 11, 2014
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We remember the great Chelsea Parks director John “Doc” Mahoney and how Chelsea youths will come to our playgrounds on hot summer days and enjoy a full slate of...

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Obituaries 07-10-2014

July 11, 2014
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Sheila Ciaramella Chelsea crossing guard, former MacDonalds employee Sheila C. (Ryan) Ciaramella of Chelsea, a lifelong Chelsea resident, passed away at home on July 5 surrounded by her loving...

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Nothing Beats a Classic Antique Car

July 3, 2014
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Aaron, Tamar, Meira, and Abraham Banks look into the 1953 Chevy “Bel Air” during the Antique Car Show at the Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCFL) on June 22...

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Fire Causes $1M in Damages to County Rd. Home

July 3, 2014
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Chelsea Fire Lt. Arthur Caissie was going about his business last Thursday morning, June 26, doing code enforcement inspections on County Road. While it’s a necessary component of the...

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