Monthly Archives: September 2011

EPA Awards Chelsea Collaborative’s Green Space and Recreation Committee Clean Diesel Air Quality Grant

September 29, 2011
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EPA Awards Chelsea Collaborative’s Green Space and Recreation Committee Clean Diesel Air Quality Grant

On Monday, September 19, the New England Regional US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a press conference at the Conley Terminal in South Boston to announce funding for four Massachusetts projects to improve air quality through clean diesel technologies.  The Chelsea Collaborative’s (Collaborative) Green Space and Recreation Committee was awarded $280,000 as part of...

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Peter A. Zaksheski Re-elected to the Board of Directors of the MFDA

September 29, 2011
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Peter A. Zaksheski Re-elected to the Board of Directors of the MFDA

Peter A. Zaksheski of the Anthony Memorial / Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Homes in Chelsea was recently re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association.  Installation Ceremonies were held at the organization’s annual banquet, which took place in Brewster, Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association represents over 500...

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Chelsea Walk for Living

September 29, 2011
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Chelsea Walk for Living

Hundreds of people turned out on a warm and sunny  day for the Walk for Living, which was held last Sunday morning on Admiral’s Hill at Mary O’Malley Park. It was a jaunty and hopeful two mile walk throughout Admiral’s Hill benefiting ALS and MS residences at the Leonard Florence Center for Living, which...

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Chelsea School System Unveils Its New Logo

September 29, 2011
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Chelsea School System Unveils Its New Logo

The Chelsea Public Schools have a new logo and marketing tag line. Dr. Mary Bourque, superintendent of schools, said that “Bridge to Success” became the logo and marketing brand on the first day of the 2011-12 academic year. The red and black logo features an image of the Tobin Bridge situated atop three merging...

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Murphy Tops Bishop in Primary Balloting

September 29, 2011
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Political newcomer Paul Murphy topped the ticket in Tuesday’s primary balloting, besting incumbent Councillor Kathleen Bishop by a 132-93 vote. Robert Borden was eliminated from the ballot in November. He received 30 votes. There were four write-in votes and four blanks in Chelsea’s only primary contest. Balloting went smoothly and strictly according to the...

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The Red Sox

September 29, 2011
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Just when we thought there could be nothing more depressing or disquieting than last week’s Patriot’s loss in the last 3 seconds to Buffalo there came the Red Sox ongoing fight to lose a Wild Card playoff place. It is not looking good for the Red Sox. Perhaps the players should be given a...

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Thank You Herb Chambers and Everyone Else…

September 29, 2011
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The Walk for Living held last Sunday at Admiral’s Hill speaks well of the organizers of the event and of its chief sponsor, Herb Chambers. Mr. Chamber’s exploits in the automobile business have almost no equal in the nation. He stands atop an automobile empire unlike any other and he goes to work everyday...

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Sports 09-29-2011

September 29, 2011
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Red Devils defeat Greater Lawrence 10-6 for second straight win The Chelsea High football team posted its second win of the young season with a solid 10-6 triumph over a good Greater Lawrence squad Friday evening under the lights at a wet Chelsea Memorial Stadium. The contest was dominated by the defenses on both...

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Police Briefs 09-29-2011

September 29, 2011
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Monday. September 19 Corinne Constantino, 45, 158 Maple St., Malden, was arrested on a warrant. Juan Ortiz, 20, 5 Jackson Sq., Dorchester, was arrested on a felony warrant. Esther Muniz, 24, Homeless, was arrested on warrants. Steven Spolidoro, 35, 51 Cottage St., Everett, was arrested on warrants. Kristal Baker, 32, 128 Crescent St., West...

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Obituaries 09-29-2011

September 29, 2011
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Beatrice Sacherska Smithcraft Lighting Retiree Beatrice Sacherska, a former lifelong Chelsea resident, died peacefully without illness on September 25 at the Don Orione Home in East Boston where she has been convalescing for the past seven years. She was in her 93rd year. Born and raised in Chelsea, she was the beloved daughter of...

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