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Chelsea High Class Of 1986 Celebrates 30th Reunion

August 19, 2016
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Chelsea High Class Of 1986 Celebrates 30th Reunion

The members of the Chelsea High School Class of 1986 celebrated their 30th Reunion Saturday night at the Chelsea Yacht Club.

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First Order of Broadway Business:Butt Out!

August 19, 2016
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First Order of Broadway Business:Butt Out!

By Seth Daniel Over the years, there’s been a shortage of just about everything in Bellingham Square, but there has never been a shortage of cigarette butts lining the brick pathways in and around City Hall. Now, as one of the first orders of...

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Chelsea Couple Devoted to Healing,Bringing Change,With the Arts

August 19, 2016
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Chelsea Couple Devoted to Healing,Bringing Change,With the Arts

By Seth Daniel When audiences leave the most recent performance by the BeHeard.World dancers, they don’t usually leave with a smile on their faces, but rather, this summer, they typically leave thinking very hard about serious issues involving race. Anna Myer and Jay Paris,...

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Ash Back to City Manager? In Cambridge This Time?

August 19, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Numerous media outlets reported on Wednesday that State Housing Secretary Jay Ash  – the former Chelsea City Manager – has made an application to become the...

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Stricter Lead Testing In School Fountains Detects 17 Problems

August 19, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Public Schools has conducted a laborious sampling of all the water fountains and faucets used for food preparation in its buildings this summer and...

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Project Approved for Former Centro Latino, Eastern Avenue

August 19, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) met on Tuesday night, Aug. 9, for a full slate of proposals. First and foremost, Chelsea developers Gerry Sneirson...

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Police Briefs 08-11-2016

August 19, 2016
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Monday, August 1 Dwayne Seldon, 51, 28 Spencer Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for possessing Class B drug, resisting arrest, drinking/possessing open alcoholic beverage in public. Shirma Farmer, 63, 9...

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The Olympic Spirit Still Exists

August 19, 2016
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For almost all of us, the Olympics have provided memories that have lasted a lifetime. We can all measure how old we were, or where we were, when we...

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Obituaries 08-11-2016

August 19, 2016
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John Gerace Devoted husband and father John J. Gerace of Acton passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 28 at UMass Medical Center surrounded by his loving family after a...

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Unity In The City

August 8, 2016
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Unity In The City

Chief Brian Kyes embraces Daryl Pilgrim of Roca after Pilgrim’s speech on unity in the City. The speech followed a Unity march between the Chelsea Police and several members...

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Chelsea’s Rancatore Keeps it Cool

August 8, 2016
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Chelsea’s Rancatore Keeps it Cool

By Seth Daniel Chelsea’s Mimi Rancatore has constructed a life around an ice cream cone, and to date, it’s been topped with sprinkles. Rancatore has lived in Chelsea since...

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It’s Showtime Again:Castro,Umemba Will Hold Second Annual Let It Fly Classic Aug13

August 8, 2016
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It’s Showtime Again:Castro,Umemba Will Hold Second Annual Let It Fly Classic Aug13

By Cary Shuman The first annual Let It Fly Basketball Classic was such an overwhelming success that it surpassed the expectations of co-tournament directors Cesar Castro and Kyle Umemba....

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Council Prepares to Evaluate City Manager on One-Year Anniversary

August 8, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The City Council has assembled a committee of three members to begin the annual evaluation process for City Manager Tom Ambrosino after the passage of his...

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Zoning Change Would Allow Expansion of Methadone and Drug Counseling

August 8, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A new provision being considered over the summer regarding zoning ordinances would allow the Methadone Clinic on Crescent Avenue and MGH-Chelsea to establish substance abuse counseling...

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Police Briefs 08-04-2016

August 8, 2016
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Tuesday, 7/26 Quintavius Smith, 22, 85 Blossom St., Chelsea, was arrested for failing to stop for police, speeding, stop sign violation, operating motor vehicle unlicensed, receiving stolen property over...

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Enjoy the Last Days of Summer

August 8, 2016
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When we glanced at the calendar this week, it seemed hard to believe that August already is here — and that are just four weeks to go until Labor...

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Obituaries 08-04-2016

August 8, 2016
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Mary Nocito Of Chelsea, formerly of Cambridge Mary I. (Russell, Ayers) Nocito of Chelsea, formerly of Cambridge, passed peacefully on July 30. She was the beloved wife of Joseph...

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Obituary – Thomas R. Cromwell

August 5, 2016
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CROMWELL- Of Virginia Beach, Virginia, formerly of Chelsea, July 30th, Thomas R. Beloved husband of Maureen K. Lee of Lynn. Devoted father of Thomas Richard Henry Cromwell of Lynn...

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Greenroots Spins Off from Chelsea Collaborative to Focus on Environment

July 29, 2016
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Greenroots Spins Off from Chelsea Collaborative to Focus on Environment

By Seth Daniel A new non-profit from a very familiar group of folks has begun operations this month to advocate for environmental issues on the Chelsea Creek and throughout...

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A Brush with History:Kirshon Paint Celebrates 70th Anniversary

July 29, 2016
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A Brush with History:Kirshon Paint Celebrates 70th Anniversary

By Cary Shuman The name Kirshon has been a staple in the Chelsea business community for 70 years. The Kirshon brothers, Abraham, Martin, and Russell started Kirshon Paint in...

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DEP Commissioner Rules to Allow Wynn Chapter 91 License

July 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The suggested fishing pier near the Wynn Boston Harbor may have to be tallied up as the one that got away, but the bigger fish –...

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Council,CBC Held Unity March with Chelsea Police

July 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel A host of community organizations and city councillors planned to come together with the Chelsea Police to have a Peace Walk from the Police Station to...

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Eastern Salt Gets Lukewarm Reception for Plan to Expand into Eastie

July 29, 2016
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By John Lynds At a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) sponsored meeting on Monday night in East Boston, three proposals to develop the former Hess site on Condor Street along...

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Bill Passes to Modernize Municipal Finance and Government

July 29, 2016
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Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) and his colleagues in the Senate recently passed comprehensive legislation to modernize municipal finance and governance laws in Massachusetts, including provisions to eliminate or update...

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