Monthly Archives: July 2011

Summer Jobs in Chelsea Are Hard to Find

July 14, 2011
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Flipping burgers at a fast-food joint or cleaning up vacant lots for the City used to be a summertime rite of passage for youths in Chelsea. It was part of being a kid and learning the ropes of adulthood; getting a paycheck and learning how the working world operates. Now, getting that summer job...

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Police Briefs 07-14-2011

July 14, 2011
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Monday, July 4 Douglas Figueroa, 28, 166 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Tito Yanes, 27, 11 Congress Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery aggravated on a pregnant person. Paul Ricci, 43, 252 Revere Beach Pkwy., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon....

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The Dead of Summer

July 14, 2011
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It is the dead of summer, that moment in our lives and in the life of the summer when there is as much summer in front of us as behind us. For those of us who love the heat, who love the summer, who wait for it all winter and who yearn for it...

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University Coach to Teach Basketball at CCS

July 14, 2011
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Cori Hughes, Head Coach for Varsity Women’s Basketball at Salve Regina University, will share her knowledge of the game with Chelsea youth during two three-day basketball clinics at Chelsea Community Schools (CCS) beginning Monday, July 25. Participants will learn a variety of skills including perfect shooting form, and effective defense and rebound techniques.  Hughes...

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Obituaries 07-14-2011

July 14, 2011
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Lisa Beauvais Florida resident Lisa A. Beauvais of Fort Lauderdale, Florida died July 2. She was 46 years old. Born in Everett to the late Henry and Marilyn (Bailey) Beauvais on July 18, 1964, she was the widow of the late Robert Ward of Chelsea and is survived by her brother Philip Beauvais and...

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Councillor Mike Mekonnen Dies Following Long Illness

July 8, 2011
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Councillor Mike Mekonnen Dies Following Long Illness

Mike Mekonnen’s death brings to an end a relationship with this city that began when he arrived here from his native Ethiopia in 1967. From that time until he died June 30 following a heroic fight against lengthy illness, Mekonnen had based his existence on hard work, public life and his family. Mekonnen was...

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Bishop’s Move:Ann and Robert Bishop to Join the Game of Politics

July 8, 2011
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Nothing is yet written in stone however it is believed that District 1 Councillor Kathleen Bishop is going to step down from her post – or in reality – step aside from her post to allow her mother to run. Ann Bishop, wife of Chief Procurement officer Robert Bishop, is believed to be planning...

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Local Developer Plans Apartments on St. Stanislaus Church Campus

July 8, 2011
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One piece of the old St. Stanislaus Church campus on Chestnut Street is on the development block before the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals next week, with a local developer proposing to rehab two buildings into rental housing. Gerald Sneirson has proposed a 35-unit apartment complex within the old convent and school at St....

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Sanchez Garfunkel Authors Book About Her Husband’s Injury

July 8, 2011
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On August 27, 1992, Frank Garfunkel was playing squash at a Boston athletic facility and sustained a life altering injury.  He suffered a contusion to the spine, which is an incomplete spinal cord injury. “I received a call from his squash partner,” recalled Aura Sanchez Garfunkel, Mr. Garfunkel’s wife. “That evening at the hospital,...

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Police Briefs 07-07-2011

July 8, 2011
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June 27 Evlin Hernandez, 21, 404 Saratoga St., East Boston, was arrested for possessing Class B drug. Vikki Wommer, 29, 135 Chelsea St., Everett, was arrested on a warrant. June 28 Hector Martinez-Gonzalez, 31, 10 Blossom St., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants and resisting arrest, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Juan Antonio...

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