Monthly Archives: November 2009

Going Green – Chelsea Jewish Foundation Awarded Grant for New Green House Nursing Home

November 12, 2009
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Going Green – Chelsea Jewish Foundation Awarded Grant for New Green House Nursing Home

The Chelsea Jewish Foundation was recently awarded a $75,000 grant by The Boston Foundation. The grant money will go toward training staff and volunteers as well as developing operational procedures for the Leonard Florence Center for Living, a ground-breaking new component to the Chelsea Jewish Foundation’s network of healthcare facilities set to open early...

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Soccer Devils ousted by Somerville

November 12, 2009
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The Chelsea High drew a familiar foe for its first game of the playoffs. The eighth seeded Red Devils were paired against ninth seeded Somerville High in what would become the third meeting of the year between the two teams. Chelsea has had little luck against Somerville in their first two go-arounds this season,...

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Investigative report unfair, ill-advised

November 12, 2009
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Fox Television tends to do a good job reporting the news. However an investigative report aired Tuesday night and purporting to show how some residents of the Chelsea Soldiers Home are being abused by an administration that doesn’t care, was, frankly, way off base, misleading and unlike anything we know to exist at the...

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Arrest Report 11-12-09

November 12, 2009
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Monday, November 2 Phillip Drago, 50, 145 Stevens St., Revere, was arrested for assault and battery. Robert Deramo, 41, 27 Lexington St., Waltham, was arrested for larceny of motor vehicle, larceny over $250, reckless operation of motor vehicle, operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, and warrants. Marco Estrada, 39, 72 Beckonhill St., Lynn, was arrested...

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Obituaries 11-12-09

November 12, 2009
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Sheila Howard Everett resident, formerly of Chelsea Sheila M. (Budney) Howard, a 31 year resident of Everett, died on November 10 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was 60 years old. A homemaker, mother and grandmother, she was born, raised and attended schools in Chelsea. She was the beloved wife...

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Election Tuesday – Bishop in; Troisi out; Moronski wins; Pellegrino, too; Calvin Brown is back

November 9, 2009
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Election Tuesday – Bishop in; Troisi out; Moronski wins; Pellegrino, too; Calvin Brown is back

Election Day produced a few surprises that are sure to change the political dynamic at city hall in the year to come. Longtime former councilor Calvin Brown topped the ticket in his return to the Councillor at Large position. Leo Robinson finished second and Roseann Bongiovanni came in third. Stanley Troisi finished out of...

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Project of the Year Award

November 9, 2009
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Project of the Year Award

Last week, I had the privilege and the pleasure of presenting the winning Project of the Year Award to Market Basket representative Kevin Fioli at the Chelsea Awards Night held at City Hall. The award was a no-brainer, as we like to say in the newspaper industry – as the Market Basket development project...

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Red Devils suffer first loss of the season

November 9, 2009
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The Red Devils were handed their first loss of the season on Saturday when they were defeated, 34-13 by Whittier Tech. The Chelsea High football team knew that it would require their best effort to beat the mighty Wildcats, and one of the most frustrating aspects of the loss was the fact that the...

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Excel Academy students progressing faster than state average

November 9, 2009
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Credit the achievement to just plain hard work and dedication. But if having some of the best MCAS scores in state wasn’t enough, the Excel Academy Charter School for Chelsea and East Boston students ranked first in the state in English and fourth in the state in math for improving student performance over time...

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4th Annual Chelsea Family Literacy Day November 7

November 9, 2009
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The Chelsea Library will be the scene of the Fourth Annual Family Literacy Day this Saturday, Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the downstairs Children’s Library. Though hosted and sponsored in part by the Library, Family Literacy Day is a community wide event, with support from more than a dozen local...

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