Monthly Archives: June 2011

Summer in the City

June 23, 2011
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Summer officially begins this week. Tuesday was the longest day of the year, with more sunlight than any other day of the year. For those of you who luxuriate in the longer days that are warm and many afternoons, which are hot, this is the time to appreciate and to enjoy. After all, the...

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Obituaries 06-23-2011

June 23, 2011
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Jozef Mroz Retired Welder Jozef Mroz, a retired welder, passed away unexpectedly in his Peabody home early June 20. He was 81 years old. Born in Glebe, Poland, the son of the late Jozef and Maryanna Mroz, he was raised in Poland and attended schools there. He joined the Polish Army and fought against...

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Zoning Board Denies Factory Proposal

June 22, 2011
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Zoning Board Denies Factory Proposal

A tortilla factory will not be moving into the former Kayem site on Winnisimmet Street following the unanimous decision of the Zoning Board of Appeals which denied five special occupancy permits that were being sought at a crowded hearing in Chelsea city hall Tuesday night. About 65 men and women from the neighborhood attended....

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Officials Keep a Close Watch on Global Project

June 22, 2011
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Officials Keep a Close Watch on Global Project

Federal railroad officials are keeping a close eye on Global Oil’s proposal to bring Ethanol trains to its Revere terminal on Chelsea Creek, but they also said they still don’t know much about the details. “We have been monitoring developments closely and have had meetings with the State Fire Marshal’s Office as well as...

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Washington Ave. Reconstruction Ready to Go

June 22, 2011
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Washington Avenue is going to undergo a near complete rehabilitation and not a moment too soon. Washington Avenue is in deplorable condition with holes and bumps and large stretches of unevenness that make driving down this grand road a noisy, challenging, rattling event. “It’s a whopper of a job and I’m so proud this...

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An Entire Community doing the Right Thing

June 22, 2011
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The Zoning Board of Appeals has turned back a bid by a local company to locate a factory style operation in a vacant building complex in the waterfront district. In doing so, the board has shown that it acts in concert with the needs and concerns of the neighborhood and with the more expansive...

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Police Briefs 06-16-2011

June 22, 2011
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Monday, June 6 Joseph Rosenberger, 43, 50 ½ Common St., Lawrence, was arrested on a felony warrant. Nijaz Okic, 21, 154 Marlborough St., Chelsea, was arrested for number plate violation, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, failure to wear seat belt. Tuesday, June 7 Benjamin Jarden, 28, 170 Morton St., Boston, was arrested for...

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To the Monkiewicz Family

June 22, 2011
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The Kayem people are enormously successful with their products, which we love, and they are generous people to the residents of this city, which we appreciate and admire. However, their vacant property on Winnisimmet Street is a white elephant as it was allowed to remain vacant for longer than two years. Whatever zoning existed...

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Obituaries 06-16-2011

June 22, 2011
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Margaret Madden Of Rhode Island, formerly of Chelsea Margaret A. Madden of Rhode Island, formerly of Chelsea, died on June 12. She was 80 years old. She was the beloved mother of Ronald, John, Donna, Robert, Linda and James and cherished grandmother of 15. Visiting hours are today, Thursday, June 16, from 4 to ...

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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

June 20, 2011
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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

The Evening News with Walter Cronkite evokes a time, the years 1967-1971, and the shift in ideals and experience through the closely observed eyes of Jack Krivitsky. He goes off to college in 1967 straddling two worlds: the upper middle class Jewish world where he’s grown up privileged on Boston’s North Shore, and is...

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