Monthly Archives: October 2010

Eastern Avenue project brings Lt. Governor Murray to Chelsea

October 27, 2010
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Eastern Avenue project brings Lt. Governor Murray to Chelsea

Chelsea residents have 500,000 reasons to give the governor a vote on Election Day. That’s how much money the Patrick Administration gave to Chelsea to aid in making happen a stunning project on Eastern Avenue that is turning one of the city’s worst half-blocks into a $20 million success story. When all is said...

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Chief’s departure underscores local union turf battles

October 27, 2010
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It was fairly well known in local firefighting circles that the Chelsea Firefighters Union did not see eye to eye with Chief Chuck Fothergill. Fothergill threw in the towel two weeks ago when he announced his retirement – a sudden move – but not entirely unexpected. Chief Fothergill wasn’t one for petty dramas, name-calling...

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Chelsea police investigate Monday morning shooting

October 27, 2010
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Chelsea Police Detectives are investigating an early morning shooting that was reported in the hallway of 61 Shurtleff Street Monday. Chelsea officers responded to a call of a gunshot victim at that address. Officers found Rigoberto Herrara, 39, of the same address who was conscious and alert after being shot twice in the arm...

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Devils demolish Minutemen 32-6 – Martinez runs for 220 yards, scores two TDs;Chelsea hosts Whittier Tech Friday evening

October 27, 2010
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Juan Martinez rushed for 220 yards on eight carries, including runs of 84 and 82 yards, and scored two touchdowns, to lead the Chelsea High football team to a 32-6 victory at Minuteman Tech in Lexington Saturday afternoon. The win raises the Red Devils’ record to 3-4 overall, but more important, to 2-0 in...

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Erin Kelley named MVP, Ceccherini Coach of the Year

October 27, 2010
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The Chelsea High volleyball team received all of the major accolades in the Small Division of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference at Monday’s coaches meeting. Lady Red Devils senior captain Erin Kelley was named to the All Star team and was selected as the Small Division MVP. Her coach, Lisa Ceccherini, was honored by her...

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Boys soccer team wins two more games

October 27, 2010
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The tournament-bound Chelsea High boys soccer team raised its record to a sterling 9-1-2 mark with a pair of victories this past week over Greater Lowell and Greater Lawrence. The twin wins set up a likely showdown today (Thursday) with Northeast Regional Vocational School for the championship of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference’s Division 1....

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CHS cross country teams suffer first loss

October 27, 2010
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Both the Chelsea High boys and girls saw their perfect seasons come to an end with losses last Wednesday in Billerica against Shawsheen Tech. Coach Don Fay’s boys now stand at 6-1 and the girls at 7-1. In the boys’ race, a 25-32 defeat, Red Devil Ugo Cvjetan was the overall winner of the...

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CHS girls soccer team defeats Lynn Tech

October 27, 2010
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After dropping a 5-0 decision to undefeated Shawsheen Tech last Thursday, the Chelsea High girls soccer team rebounded for a solid 2-1 triumph over Lynn Tech Monday. “We played a fantastic first half against Tech, which really showed how much we’ve improved over the course of the season,” said CHS head coach Jennifer Gulko,...

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Be sure to vote Tuesday – It’s the best way to influence our government

October 27, 2010
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Newspaper editorial writers routinely exhort their readers to “get out and vote” on Election Day. We typically write that in a democracy, voting is not merely the right of every citizen, but an obligation. It is the best means each of us has of demonstrating both to our elected officials and to our fellow...

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Vote “No’ on question 2 – A No” saves jobs & affordable housing — and limits “snob zoning”

October 27, 2010
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There are three questions on the ballot for the voters’ consideration in Tuesday’s election. Our readers no doubt are well-familiar with Questions 1 and 3, which call for a repeal of the sales tax on liquor and for a rollback of the general sales tax to three percent respectively. However, Question 2, which seeks...

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