Monthly Archives: December 2010

The heating oil scam

December 16, 2010
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A gallon of heating oil in today’s marketplace is $3.00 or more for consumers who heat their homes and properties with oil. Despite a near state of oversupply and little new demand beyond that which comes with exceedingly cold weather, oil should cost far less than it does today. It costs so much more...

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The recycling failure

December 16, 2010
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It makes sense that a city afflicted with a chronic and undifferentiated trash issue cannot come to terms with recycling. Chelsea is that place, big time. The city’s recycling rate is 5%,  an astounding 75% below the state average. In fact, if Chelsea’s recycling rate goes just a bit lower, it will entirely disappear....

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Chelsea Pride Spartans win Super Bowl 27-7

December 16, 2010
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Chelsea Pride Spartans win Super Bowl 27-7

On November 14 the Chelsea Pride Spartans (9-1) beat the Beverly Panthers (8-2) in a blowout 27-7. Chelsea out-played its opponent right from kick-off and ended up playing its finest game all season. For a team known for its offensive talent it was its fearsome defense that worried its opponents most. On this day,...

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Police Blotter 12-16-2010

December 16, 2010
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December 5 Michelle Guerrero, 37, 230 Central Ave., Apt. #5, Chelsea, was arrested for breaking and entering in the nighttime, evading taxi fare & malicious destruction of property of $250 or more. Lorraine Matos, 36, 32 Chestnut St., Lynn, was arrested for breaking and entering in the nighttime, evading taxi fare & malicious destruction...

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Obituaries 12-16-2010

December 16, 2010
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Leonora ‘Lennie’ Indrisano Winthrop resident Leonora A. “Lennie” (Repucci) Indrisano of Winthrop died at the Lighthouse Nursing Home in Revere on Friday, December 10 after a long illness. She was 87 years old. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late Adeline (Susa) and George Repucci, she lived in Winthrop for most of her...

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FBI coming to Chelsea

December 9, 2010
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FBI coming to Chelsea

Chelsea chosen as New England headquarters The FBI has chosen Chelsea to be the site of its New England headquarters, winning out over Boston for the agency’s plans to expand its operations. The announcement was made last week by City Manager Jay Ash and Congressman Mike Capuano. Neither the FBI nor the General Services Administration...

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City manager’s contract to be extended

December 9, 2010
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City manager’s contract to be extended

The city council voted earlier this week to offer a contract extension to City Manager Jay Ash. The council voted 10-1 to allow Ash another term. Only Councillor Kathleen Bishop voted against the measure offering Ash the extension. To that end, Ash and Council President Leo Robinson have begun a contract extension process. Under...

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Dockside Restaurant to open in Market Basket Mall

December 9, 2010
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Dockside Restaurant to open in Market Basket Mall

Dockside Restaurants is taking a stand in Chelsea. The well known, well run, well-attired sports restaurant chain with locations in Malden and Wakefield, is coming to Chelsea to the Market Basket Mall to the building now housing the AJ Wright outlet. The concept will be the same as its flagship location in Malden. It will offer...

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Hotel developer upping ante following FBI announcement

December 9, 2010
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Following the announcement of the FBI coming to Chelsea last week, developers negotiating with the city for a project adjacent to the FBI site contacted City Manager Jay Ash. “We are thinking about going larger than 100 rooms we have been estimating,” said officials for DMG, the group planning to build a Cambria Suites...

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ACS Development

December 9, 2010
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In a way, the FBI coming to Chelsea will be ACS Development’s mother of all developments. It isn’t every year or even every decade that Chelsea’s largest and most successful real estate developer gets the go ahead for a 250,000 square foot FBI headquarters to be located on about 50,000 square feet of land...

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