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City Mourns Loss of Retired Fire Lt. Harvey Raley

March 26, 2015
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City Mourns Loss of Retired Fire Lt. Harvey Raley

The city is mourning the loss of retired Chelsea Fire Lieutenant Harvey C. Raley Jr., who died March 18. He was the son of Ann (Follis) Raley and the late Harvey C. Raley Sr. Family, friends, and colleagues in the Chelsea Fire Department paid tribute to Harvey, a personable and friendly man and proud...

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Meeting the President

March 26, 2015
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Meeting the President

Browne Middle School (BMS) 5th grader Toni-Chanelle Suncar, 10, travelled to Washington, D.C. on Monday to participate in the White House Science Fair, one of only a handful of children nationwide to be invited to the event. Suncar left Monday morning from Boston, participated...

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Police Briefs 03-26-2015

March 26, 2015
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03/09 Yiraldy Rodriguez,  28, 466 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Anthony Todisco, 28, 56 Mudge St., Lynn, was arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanor warrants. Nahuel Castrucci, 27, 870 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant and operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked...

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Chelsea Superintendent Honored at Social Capitalist Luncheon

March 26, 2015
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On April 2, Dr. Mary Bourque, Chelsea native and superintendent of Chelsea Public Schools, will be honored as a Community Social Capitalist at the annual Social Capitalist Luncheon hosted...

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Irish Night Celebration

March 26, 2015
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Senator Sal DiDomenico and Council President Fred Capone joining honoree Representative Joseph McGonagle at this year’s Saugus-Everett Elks Irish Night to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Senator Sal DiDomenico  joined St. Patrick’s Day...

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Obituaries 03-26-2015

March 26, 2015
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Geraldine Piva Devout Catholic; Retiree of the Mass. Dept. of Unemployment Geraldine L. (Doucette) Piva of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her...

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Screening Committee Ready to Roll Up Their Sleeves

March 26, 2015
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Screening Committee Ready to Roll Up Their Sleeves

The next time anyone speaks to the recently nominated members of the City Manager Screening Committee about their work on the Committee, their work will be done. After getting...

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Chelsea Conservation Commission says “No”

March 26, 2015
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The Chelsea Conservation Commission (ConCom) last week voted down Massport’s plans to store contaminated dredge from the Black Falcon Cruise Terminal dredging project in the Chelsea Creek. The plan...

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City Will Conduct Planning Process for Creek Changes

March 26, 2015
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Community and environmental leaders said this week they are cheering the decision of the City to commit to a detailed community planning process as part of the proposed changes...

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Distracted to Death: Texting Law Hard To Enforce Despite Increasing Dangers

March 25, 2015
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As the state’s texting and driving law hits its five-year anniversary, texting and driving – or phone distractions of any type – are a sight more common than ever...

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Vale Street Plans Detail Transformative Project, Demo of Chelsea Clock

March 19, 2015
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Vale Street Plans Detail Transformative Project, Demo of Chelsea Clock

The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is preparing to begin reviewing a gigantic development of 455 units in five buildings on Everett Avenue that would include the demolition...

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Record Setting Snow Wreaking Havoc on Baseball, Softball Teams

March 19, 2015
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Record Setting Snow Wreaking Havoc on Baseball, Softball Teams

Sliding into second base these days would require a snow pants and galoshes rather than cleats and long pants, and high school teams across the area are finding that...

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Townplace Suites a Sellout Show on Eastern Avenue

March 19, 2015
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Townplace Suites a Sellout Show on Eastern Avenue

If the brand new TownPlace Suites on and the two-year old Residence Inn were somehow people, one would quickly make the assumption they were closely related. The newest hotel...

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Cut! No Way: Chelsea Businesses Make Case For Keeping Movie Tax Credit

March 19, 2015
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As the big director on Beacon Hill has called ‘Cut’ in regards to the controversial movie industry tax credit program, local businesses are responding with ‘Action.’ As Chelsea has...

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Police Briefs 03-19-2015

March 19, 2015
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Chelsea man indicted in 2014 murder A Chelsea man was indicted Wednesday, March 18, for the murder 29-year-old Javier Ortiz and the non-fatal shooting of another man last year....

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Another Link to a Childhood Is Gone …

March 19, 2015
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The passing of William Scantlebury of Betty Ann’s Donuts in East Boston, famous for his “sinkers” brings to a close another link to a childhood that was much simpler...

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Letter to the Editor

March 19, 2015
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Reconsider your proposed plan Dear Governor Baker: On behalf of the Executive Committee of the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, I am writing to express our disagreement with your exploration...

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Opt Out

March 19, 2015
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A resounding 80% plus of seniors have OPT OUT requests on file at Chelsea High School according to figures given to Chelsea Uniting Against the War by Ron Whitehead,...

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East Cambridge, Chelsea Bank Merger Brings Together Power of Two

March 19, 2015
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About one year ago, when Chelsea Bank President Joe Vinard was at a banking conference in Florida, he bumped into East Cambridge Savings Bank (ECSB) President and CEO Gilda...

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Obituaries 03-19-2015

March 19, 2015
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Ida Storniolo Of Chelsea Ida (DiMarzo) Storniolo of Chelsea died on March 11. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert Storniolo; loving mother of Alida Pappas and...

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Black History Month

March 12, 2015
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Black History Month

Chelsea Black Community (CBC) President Joan Cromwell introduces the Rev. Sandra Whitley (right) for the delivery of the invocation at the CBC Black History Month Celebration, “Community of Unity,” held...

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

March 12, 2015
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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Governor Charlie Baker, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash, Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, and Senator Sal DiDomenico pose for a picture during last Friday night’s annual DiDomenico...

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Chelsea Firefighters Battle Another Two Fires on Saturday

March 12, 2015
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Chelsea Firefighters Battle Another Two Fires on Saturday

Chelsea firefighters faced a double header last Saturday, March 7, and it has nothing to do with spring training. On Saturday, March 7, at 12:06 a.m., the fire department...

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Search Warrant Not Necessary in DNA Test

March 12, 2015
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The state’s highest court ruled today that investigators do not need a search warrant to conduct DNA testing on a lawfully-seized unknown sample, rejecting an argument that the DNA...

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