Monthly Archives: February 2010

Red Devils capture Commonwealth Conference Conchampionship – Cesar Castro is named league MVP

February 11, 2010
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Red Devils capture Commonwealth Conference Conchampionship – Cesar Castro is named league MVP

The Chelsea High basketball team clinched an outright Commonwealth Conference championship with a 77-52 victory over Whittier Tech Friday evening. The title is the Red Devils’ first CAC crown since 1999. Chelsea came into the contest with Whittier two games ahead of Lynn Tech in the standings and with just two games left on...

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City activates forces to fight effects of snow storm

February 11, 2010
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The overnight snowstorm, whatever its dimension, will be an expensive one, according to City Manager Jay Ash. The city’s snow removal budget was wiped out in the last storm about two weeks ago and stood at $95,000 spent so far this winter. Ash estimated that the cost for snow removal for the current storm...

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Chelsea at 386

February 11, 2010
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It has been 386 years since Samuel Maverick settled here on the southern side of what we now call Admiral’s Hill. It was 1624 when Maverick arrived from England during a landing made at Dorchester Bay. When he stood atop Admiral’s Hill, where the flagpole is today, where once, there was an outstanding plaque...

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Arrest Report 02-11-2010

February 11, 2010
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Monday, February 1 Osman Castro, 33, 82 Maverick St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery on a police officer, resisting arrest and noisy & disorderly house. Anthony Clark, 36, 12 Oak Hurst St., Dorchester, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Jose Figueroa, 49, 62 Chester Ave., Chelsea, was arrested...

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Obituaries 02-11-2010

February 11, 2010
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George Gonsalves Chelsea resident George Gonsalves, a 10 year resident of Chelsea, died on February 7 at Eastpointe Nursing Rehabilitation Center after a long illness. Born in Somerville, for more than 25 years, until his retirement, Mr. Gonsalves worked in the parts department for Knox Bros. Dodge on Broadway in Somerville. He was the...

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Governor Patrick visits city; meets hundreds during tour

February 3, 2010
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Governor Patrick visits city; meets hundreds during tour

Governor Deval Patrick came to the city Monday morning and received a warm reception from hundreds of residents who came out to greet him at various locations that included Tito’s Bakery, Chelsea Collaborative, Chelsea Chamber of Commerce and Centro Latino. Patrick, accompanied by Chelsea City Manager Jay Ash, did a complete tour of the...

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Coast Guard OK’s Yemen deliveries; – Mayor, local residents outraged

February 3, 2010
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Coast Guard OK’s Yemen deliveries; – Mayor, local residents outraged

Chelsea City Manager Jay Ash, Charlestown residents, and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino have expressed extreme disappointment with the Coast Guard’s decision to allow shipments of LNG on Yemen based tankers to arrive and off-load their product in Boston Harbor. With the tankers all having to come into the harbor and to sail under the...

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Catholic Schools Week sends strong message

February 3, 2010
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Pope Benedict XVI has shown how the Catholic Church is approaching the future by maintaining the excellence of its traditions. Catholic School education is the bulwark of Catholicism in America. The education of Catholic children all over the nation is benefiting from the church looking forward instead of back and from Catholic parents everywhere,...

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The race is on

February 3, 2010
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The race to fill former Senator Anthony Galluccio’s empty seat is beginning to take shape and form. Attorney Tim Flaherty, who ran against Galluccio the last time around, showed up at Tito’s when the governor visited Chelsea on Monday morning. Candidate Michael Albano was also there. As was Everett City Councillor and candidate for...

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Red Devils hoopmen crush two more foes, stand at 16-2

February 3, 2010
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The Chelsea High boys basketball team crushed two more opponents this past week and moved into prime position to claim a Commonwealth Conference championship. The Red Devils disposed of Northeast Regional Vocational School, 84-48, last Friday, and then dispatched Shawsheen Tech, 66-28, on Tuesday. Coach Jay Seigal and crew now stand at 16-2 on...

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