Monthly Archives: March 2011

What a View

March 31, 2011
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What a View

on a clear, bright sunny day before the warmth has come to spring, the view from Chelsea’s Aadmiral’s Hhill is gorgeous.

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Frank Kowalski Sr. Receives the 2011 Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award

March 31, 2011
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Frank Kowalski Sr. Receives the 2011 Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award

Frank Kowalski Sr. received the Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award at the 2011 Chelsea Chamber of Commerce Installation and Officers’ Reception Friday night at Montvale Plaza in Stoneham. Master of Ceremonies Allan I. Alpert paid tribute to Kowalski, owner of Val’s Flowers, in the award presentation ceremony. “Frank has not only served the...

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Office Building may Start to Hold Church Services

March 31, 2011
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Office Building may Start to Hold Church Services

Broadway has traditionally been a business district, but a new proposal to locate a church in the middle of that busy business district has some in the City wondering if such changes in use are a positive step forward for the downtown. Alex and Sandra Umana of 965 Broadway, Chelsea, have proposed locating the...

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Police Chief Kyes Leads Expanded Policing Effort

March 31, 2011
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Special to the Record A group of local police chiefs and city and town leaders led by Chelsea Chief Bryan Kyes have banded together to increase the value of their law enforcement efforts. In a scenario that seeks to give police more tools to attack crime in their various communities – which are contiguous...

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City Fears Loss of Funds from Census Numbers

March 31, 2011
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Census figures say one thing on paper, but the reality on the streets in Chelsea is a completely different thing altogether. In the wake of last week’s Census 2010 population release, City Manager Jay Ash said he believes thousands of Chelsea residents went uncounted and that it will result in a great financial loss...

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Development taking off at the Mystic Mall

March 31, 2011
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The Mystic Mall is an example of the way things are going in Chelsea. The supermarket itself is the leading example of a successful, capital-intensive development that has gone to plan. Also going according to plan is the old Demoulas store that is undergoing a reincarnation. Two weeks ago Home Goods opened its doors....

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Police Briefs 03-31-2011

March 31, 2011
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Monday, March 21 Darwin Calderon, 24, 146 Union St., #1, Everett, was arrested for pick pocketing. Maura Sullivan, 25, 64 Francis St., Basement Apt., Revere, was arrest on a warrant. Rigoberto Gonzalez, 53, 57 Hawthorne St., was arrested for disorderly conduct and trespassing. Jose S. Castillo, 34, 48 Essex St., Apt. 1, was arrested...

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Obituaries 03-31-2011

March 31, 2011
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Sybil Swartz Of Chelsea, formerly of Winthrop Sybil Swartz of Chelsea, formerly of Winthrop, died on March 22 at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home. She was 83 years old. Born in Boston and raised in Roxbury, shortly after graduating from high school, she moved to Winthrop where she raised her family. She was a...

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The Flagship

March 24, 2011
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The Flagship

There she is, the giant retail success story of all retail success stories, the Demoulas flagship, the Marketbasket, the great engine powering the development of the mall and causing so many from this city and outside of this city to talk about what’s going on in Chelsea. Since its opening almost 2 years ago,...

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Homegoods Opens with Large Crowd

March 24, 2011
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Homegoods Opens with Large Crowd

Chelsea’s HomeGoods store opened Sunday at the Demoulas’s Mall. A large crowd of shoppers attended the event, which featured good old fashioned shopping for much of the day. “This is one more sure sign that we are moving ahead with development plans that will change this mall in the years to come,” said City...

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