Monthly Archives: June 2011

Chelsea Street Bridge Closing not the End of the World but Close to it

June 3, 2011
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Chelsea Street Bridge Closing not the End of the World but Close to it

The closing of the Chelsea Street Bridge until December is a nightmare of the first order. However, city officials here and in Boston have been in communication for quite some time and have made plans to deal with the situation in order to keep the traffic flowing, according to City Manager Jay Ash. On...

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Chelsea Students Place Third in Statewide Banking Bowl

June 3, 2011
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Chelsea Students Place Third in Statewide Banking Bowl

Students from Chelsea High School representing Metro Credit Union earned the third place award in the Marketing Competition as well as in the Product Development Competition at the recent Massachusetts School Bank Association Spring Conference.  Student teams from 24 financial institutions competed at the Spring Conference, which was held at the Federal Reserve Bank...

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Crime Drops 10% in 2010

June 3, 2011
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Despite an extraordinary hike in homicides, the year 2010 was as good as it gets when it comes to a significantly dropping overall crime rate, it was revealed with statistics released by the Chelsea Police Department. According to crime statistics compiled by police departments in Massachusetts and filed with the FBI,  Chelsea experienced the...

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Much to Look Forward To

June 3, 2011
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It was an America at peace with itself this long Memorial Day weekend. The kick-off to the Summer of 2011 went smoothly in New England and here in the Greater Boston area where the weather finally, fully, wonderfully cooperated, sending tens of thousands to our beaches and into the streets of our neighborhoods for...

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Red Devils Host Weston in Tourney Today

June 3, 2011
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The Chelsea High baseball team will embark on its Journey to the Tourney when the Red Devils host Weston today (Thursday) in an opening round contest of the MIAA Division 3 North sectional baseball tournament. The opening pitch is slated for 4:00. The Red Devils, with an 11-7 record, are the eighth seed in...

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Norbert Simon Dashes to Medal at D-2 Meet

June 3, 2011
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Chelsea High track star Norbert Simon competed at the Eastern Mass. Division II Meet held at Bridgewater State College last weekend.  Simon made it to the finals in the 200 meter dash where he ran a 23.83 to earn a medal and score a point for Chelsea. (The scoring is 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.) Norbert also jumped...

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Obituaries 06-02-2011

June 3, 2011
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Edward Leo Retired Everett High School Principal and former Chelsea High School Football Coach Edward Leo of South Yarmouth, formerly of Everett, died on May 25 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness. He was 82 years old. After graduating from Everett High School, he attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, graduating...

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Walk For Hunger

June 3, 2011
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Walk For Hunger

Chelsea resident Amanda Moorhouse and her fellow Kettle Cuisine teammates got excited for Project Bread’s 43rd Walk for Hunger.The team joined 42,000 walkers and volunteers to help raise $3.6 million dollars for 446 emergency food programs across the state.The funds will buy food for families in need next winter. For info or to donate,...

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Suffolk Downs Kicks off Live Racing Season

June 3, 2011
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Suffolk Downs Kicks off Live Racing Season

Suffolk Downs opened its 2011 racing season Saturday, May 21 with a nine-race program before an enthusiastic crowd of 11,372, who also came out to watch and wager on the Preakness Stakes. The stars of the day were jockeys Hector Ramos and Jacqueline Davis, who each posted multiple wins. In the third race, Ramos...

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Chelsea, Surrounding Communities Hail State Senate Healthcare Language

June 3, 2011
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Municipal leaders scored an unexpected win last week on municipal health insurance reform when the state Senate included very favorable language in their reform bill within the State Budget. Earlier this month, House Speaker Bob DeLeo passed a very strong amendment in the state’s House Budget that would allow municipal leaders to move employees...

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