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Jay Ash Assumes Office as Cabinet Secretary

January 22, 2015
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Jay Ash Assumes Office as Cabinet Secretary

Jay Ash took the oath of office from Governor Charlie Baker as the new Secretary of Housing and Economic Development at an impressive ceremony held Jan. 8 at the State House Library in Boston. Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito personally congratulated Ash and the other Cabinet Secretaries following the swearing-in ceremony. With his...

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City Manager Panel Draws Crowd, Interest

January 22, 2015
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An all-star panel of former Chelsea leaders and regional leaders convened on Tuesday evening for a well attended forum to discuss the city manager search. More than 100 people were in attendance at Bunker Hill Community College’s Chelsea Campus to observe the panel discussion...

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Walsh, Wynn on Separate Pages As Casino Plans Go Forward: Walsh Trying to Protect Charlestown, Wynn Said Expectations Are Unreasonable

January 22, 2015
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One week after Boston filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) regarding the Wynn Everett casino license, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said in an interview that his administration is simply trying to protect the residents of Charlestown and that two continuing sticking...

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Process Underway in City Manager Search

January 22, 2015
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The Collins Center has begun interviewing city councillors this week to start crafting a public document of priorities and qualities that will be sent out to any potential candidates...

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Police Briefs 01-15-2015

January 22, 2015
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1/5 Hector Herrera, 35, 9 Calhoun St., Everett, was arrested for Operating Under the Influence (2nd office), negligent operation of motor vehicle. Annette Zywien, 19, 112 Grove St., Chelsea,...

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Martin Luther King

January 22, 2015
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When one considers that it has been almost 47 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have...

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The Olympics in Boston?

January 22, 2015
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The prospect of hosting a Summer Olympics in Boston has been bandied about for many years, but it now appears as though things might get serious in light of Boston’s...

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Obituaries 01-15-2015

January 22, 2015
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Genevieve ‘Jean’ Cataldo Of Florida, formerly of Revere   Genevieve “Jean” (Primatello) Cataldo of Rockledge, Florida,  formerly of Revere, died on January 11.  She was 90 years old. A...

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Police Briefs 01-08-2015

January 11, 2015
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12/29 Michael Chesley, 30, 30 Hawthorne Ave., Methuen, was arrested on warrants. 12/30 Joseph A. Ciappina, 46, 7 Jefferson Dr., Revere, was arrested for shoplifting. Steven Stoico, 46, 140...

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Remembering Mr. Roy Butt: A Great Chelsea Man

January 11, 2015
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There are so many admirable qualities, career and lifetime accomplishments for which we come to pay tribute to former Chelsea firefighter William “Roy” Butt who died on Jan. 6...

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Chelsea-Boston Metro Area Veterans Affairs 2014: The Year in Review

January 11, 2015
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VA Secretary McDonald Visits Harvard Law School Last month, I was among several veteran professionals associated with the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home (CSH) who attended the presentation given by the...

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King Arthur’s Building Sells to Former Produce Wholesaler

January 11, 2015
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The old King Arthur’s Strip Club building was sold on Tuesday to a former produce wholesaler from Quincy, according to the Boston Herald, beating out Revere businessman Charlie Lightbody...

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Ash Says Good-Bye to Chelsea: Speech peppered with Praise and Humor

January 11, 2015
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City Manager Jay Ash said his formal good-bye as the leader of the City of Chelsea on Monday night in a heartfelt speech before the Council that was peppered...

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Boston joins Revere, Somerville in Filing Lawsuit Against MGC for Wynn License

January 11, 2015
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Boston joins Revere, Somerville in Filing Lawsuit Against MGC for Wynn License

The City of Boston joined Revere and Somerville in filing a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in Suffolk Superior Court asking the court to vacate the license...

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Robinson Gets Unanimous Vote for Council President

January 11, 2015
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Robinson Gets Unanimous Vote for Council President

City Councillor Leo Robinson ended the drama around the Council Presidency on Monday night by getting a unanimous 10-0 vote on the first ballot by his colleagues. Serving as...

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Quick Thinking Fire Captain Helps Police Nab Dangerous Car Thieves

January 11, 2015
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There’s no work like teamwork and Chelsea Fire gave a head’s up assist to the Chelsea Police last Friday, Jan. 2, in apprehending two alleged car thieves. The situation...

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Wynn Purchases Monsanto Site for $35 Million: Acquisition Means the Company Now Hits the ‘Go’ Button

January 11, 2015
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The controversial land deal on lower Broadway slated to hold the new Wynn casino passed papers on Monday, with Wynn purchasing the former Monsanto Chemical property for $35 million...

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Sports 01-08-2015

January 11, 2015
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CHS Roundup Red Devils post first win of season The Chelsea High boys basketball team broke into the win column with a 58-43 triumph over Lynn Tech Friday evening....

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Obituaries 01-08-2015

January 11, 2015
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Jacqueline Hanlon Retired telephone operator Jacqueline J. (Dufour) Hanlon, a longtime Chelsea resident, passed away on January 5 at Life Care Center of Stoneham where she had been receiving...

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Spreading Cheer

December 30, 2014
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Spreading Cheer

      The Chelsea Girl Scouts spread some holiday cheer to the veterans residing at the Chelsea Soldier’s Home. The girls visited, singing Christmas carols and distributing hand made holiday cards throughout the...

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Thank You, Jay Ash Chelsea’s Loss Is Massachusetts’ Gain

December 30, 2014
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For those of us who have known Jay Ash from the days when he was a lanky kid at Chelsea High School, it was evident that Jay stood head...

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Top 14 Stories from 2014

December 30, 2014
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Top 14 Stories from 2014

1. BITTERSWEET DEPARTURE City Manager Jay Ash announces on Nov. 11 that he will leave his post after 14 years to take a cabinet position in Gov.-elect Charlie Baker’s administration....

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Highest Honors for the “The Hawk”: Richie Halas Inducted in to Candlepin Hall of Fame

December 30, 2014
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Highest Honors for the “The Hawk”: Richie Halas Inducted in to Candlepin Hall of Fame

By the time Richie “Hawk” Halas was a senior at Chelsea High School, he had already made appearances on Jim Britt’s “Winning Pins” and Don Gillis’ “Candlepin Bowling” television...

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Community Reaches Out to Help Former Councillor Recover from House Fire

December 30, 2014
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As a family member remains in critical conditions for bad burns, the family of former City Councillor Marilyn Vega Torres has fought to put their lives together after a...

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