Monthly Archives: December 2009

Obituaries 12-17-2009

December 17, 2009
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Peter Bass Sr. Polaroid retiree, Active member of Masons Peter R. Bass Sr. of Lexington died on December 9. A Camera Technician Large Format Photography at Polaroid for 35 years, traveling worldwide, he was a US Army veteran of the Korean War, a member of Aleppo Temple Shriners, Royal Order of Jesters Boston Court...

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Chelsea votes with Capuano, but Coakley wins senate primary

December 11, 2009
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Chelsea votes with Capuano, but Coakley wins senate primary

By Joshua Resnek editor@chelsearecord.com Congressman Mike Capuano won Chelsea but lost the state to Attorney General Martha Coakley, who won the Democratic side of the special election senate primary by a wide margin and now faces Republican opponent Senator Scott Brown in the election final. A total of 1,979 Chelsea voters turned out Tuesday...

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NOAH 22nd Annual Dinner Meeting set for December 17

December 11, 2009
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East Boston’s Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH), which has a significant presence in Chelsea, is getting set for its 22nd Annual Dinner Meeting and Holiday Party just as Governor Deval Patrick signs a new law to secure long-term affordable housing preservation efforts. NOAH’s party will take place on Thursday, December 17, at Spinelli’s Function...

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Robert Hightower – A tireless advocate for youth

December 11, 2009
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By Joshua Resnek editor@chelsearecord.com It wasn’t always easy being Robert Hightower. He was a complex Chelsea man who understood the trials and tribulations of life, and of his own life, which made it easier for him years later to serve as a mentor to younger people who benefited from his wisdom. Bobby Hightower, as...

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Arrest Report 12-11-2009

December 11, 2009
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Monday, November 30 James Tracy, 20, 160 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for shoplifting. Christopher Rivera, 17, 58 Crescent Ave., Chelsea, was arrested on a felony warrant. Luis Acevedo, 32, 15 Carroll St., Chelsea, was arrested on a default warrant. Tuesday, December 1 Samuel Ortiz, 22, 108 Newpark St., Lynn, was arrested for operating motor...

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Fighting for the People

December 11, 2009
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When an attempt was made recently by the city council to change the Minimum Residential Tax Factor in order to favor commercial property interests over residential properties, Councilors Stan Troisi, Mike MeKonnen, Roseanne Bongiovanni, Deborah Washington, Brian Hatleberg and Ron Morgese joined together to defeat the measure, which was spearheaded by Councilors Roy Avellaneda,...

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Chelsea for Capuano

December 11, 2009
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Chelsea voters can be proud of the vote they gave to our Congressman Mike Capuano. He won here, but lost nearly everywhere else. During concession remarks made at the Fairmont-Copley Plaza Tuesday night, Capuano said he was humbled by the support he received from his friends. His friends in Chelsea and throughout Suffolk County...

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Congratulations to AG Coakley

December 11, 2009
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Martha Coakley is one small step away from becoming Senator Edward Kennedy’s successor in the United States Senate. The Republicans don’t have the numbers to defeat her in the final election. So the primary was actually the real deal for her. This we know – Martha Coakley was a good prosecutor and a better...

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Obituaries 12-11-2009

December 11, 2009
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William Sullivan Educator William R. Sullivan died peacefully at home on December 2 surrounded by his family and closest friend, Ron Stiriti, after losing his courageous battle with lung cancer. He was 53 years old. A graduate of Worcester State College, he received his post graduate degree at The University of Massachusetts, Boston. He...

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