Monthly Archives: January 2011

MGH Experts Appear on Chelsea TV

January 27, 2011
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MGH Experts Appear on Chelsea TV

Robert Bradley, right, executive director of Chelsea Community Cable Television, hosted “Hypertension Panel Presentation: Learn from the MGH Experts” about the condition of hypertension or high blood pressure. The experts, from left, are Dr. Robert Schainfeld of the MGH Vascular Center; Dr. Hong Chen Cheung of the Adult Medicine, MGH Chelsea Health Center; and...

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Residential Programs Come Under Scrutiny following Murder of Mental Health Counselor

January 27, 2011
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Residential Programs Come Under Scrutiny following Murder of Mental Health Counselor

The brutal murder of a mental health counselor at a halfway house on Ocean Avenue in Revere last Thursday, allegedly by her mentally ill patient from Chelsea, has left questions that may never be answered. The genesis of why that violent scenario on Revere Beach played out might not even make sense if one were...

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City Declares Snow Emergency with Heavy Snowfall Expected

January 27, 2011
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City Declares Snow Emergency with Heavy Snowfall Expected

With forecasters predicting a snowfall that could be as high as 10” and as little as 6”, the city was taking no chancestaking anything for granted regarding the possible outcome on Thursday. City Manager Jay Ash declared a snow emergency Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. “At least this gives residents time to come home...

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Healthcare Change Could Save Taxpayers $1m

January 27, 2011
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A proposed municipal healthcare change unveiled last Friday by  Gov. Deval Patrick is getting good initial reviews locally – with most indicating that they like the plan, but hope that it moves quickly through the Legislature. Speaking to the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA), Gov. Patrick – as promised – unveiled legislation that he plans...

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Another Snowstorm

January 27, 2011
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Just what we needed. Another snowstorm bearing down on us. Another likely snow emergency and parking ban. More and more snow. Higher and higher piles of snow. Greater inconvenience getting around our hilly, winding skinny, crowded streets. And continued cold that has strained our heating systems and our badly hammered pocket books. The winter...

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Watch What is Saved

January 27, 2011
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Now that the city can bargain in good faith with its employees to maintain their city paid health insurance and to save money on premiums that are coming close to bankrupting the city, watch what City Manager Jay Ash will be able to do for the next budget period. Chelsea may be able to...

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Red Devils Race Past Peabody, Northeast

January 27, 2011
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The Chelsea High boys basketball team proved it can run with the big dogs, defeating former Greater Boston League rival Peabody, 76-69, Monday evening. The final score was not a real indication of how the Red Devils dominated the contest as they avenged a defeat to Peabody earlier in the season. Chelsea jumped out...

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Police Briefs 01-27-2011

January 27, 2011
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Sunday, January 16 Anthony Burgos, 17, 161 Summit Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery, wanton destruction of property over $250. Bayron Mejia, 25, 90 Shawmut St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Herlin Romero, 17, 72 Blossom St., Chelsea, was arrested for carrying dangerous weapon. Oscar Rosales, 18, 74 Marlborough St.,...

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Obituaries 01-27-2011

January 27, 2011
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Audrey Garbarino Retired LPN Audrey M. (Banks) Garbarino passed away on January 24 at the Greenwood Nursing Home in Wakefield where she has been receiving supportive care for the past two years.  She was 86 years old. Born in Shag Harbor, Nova Scotia, she was the beloved daughter of the late Aubrey J. and...

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Chelsea Community Celebrates the Legacy of the Rev. Dr Martin Luther King, Jr

January 20, 2011
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Chelsea Community Celebrates the Legacy of the Rev. Dr Martin Luther King, Jr

By Deborah Washington, MLK Committee Member On Monday, January 17th, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m the People’s A.M.E. Church and the Chelsea Community presented the Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration Breakfast at the Chelsea High School.  Everyone gathered with great anticipation around the theme “RAISING THE STANDARD –  DARE...

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