Monthly Archives: September 2011

Boys Soccer Team Wins Two Contests

September 16, 2011
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The Chelsea High boys soccer team, which at the start of the season seemed to have a lot of question marks with new players, answered many of those questions with positive answers with a pair of wins in the opening week of the 2011 season. The Red Devils blanked Swampscott of the Northeastern Conference...

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Volleyball Team Opens With 3-0 Win Over Mystic

September 16, 2011
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The Chelsea High volleyball team opened its season in fine fashion with a 3-0 shutout over Mystic Valley last week. “The girls played well,” said CHS head coach Lisa Ceccherini, who cited Jessyka Quinones as the MVP of the contest. “Jessyka usually plays at outside hitter for us and setter, but we used her...

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CHS Girls Blast Gr. Lawrence, 9-0

September 16, 2011
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After having their season opener rained out last week, the CHS girls soccer team opened up their 2011 campaign on the home turf against Greater Lawrence Monday afternoon. The Lady Red Devils dominated the contest,  cruising to a 9-0 victory. Five different Chelsea players scored their first goals of the season. Senior Zuleima Castillo...

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Obituaries 09-15-2011

September 16, 2011
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Ruth Jarmak New Hampshire Resident Ruth (Shanahan) Jarmak of Moultonborough, NH, died on September 7. She was the devoted wife of the late Jerry Jarmak; daughter of the late Patrick and Esther (Miller) Shanahan; beloved mother of Sharyn Jarmak of Austin, Texas and Arnie Jarmak and his wife, Catherine Goodale of Chelsea; dear sister...

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The 8th Annual Taste of Chelsea Set for Monday, September 19

September 9, 2011
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The 8th Annual Taste of Chelsea Set for Monday, September 19

The eighth annual Taste of Chelsea is Monday, September19 from 5 to 8 p.m. at 62 Broadway in Chelsea.  All proceeds help HarborCOV (Communities Overcoming Violence), the local nonprofit, provide innovative programs that break the cycle of abuse and engage the entire community in ending domestic violence. Recognizing the need to address the incidents...

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The $20,000 Question: Loft Residents Questioning Huge Fire Detail Bill

September 9, 2011
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The $20,000 Question: Loft Residents Questioning Huge Fire Detail Bill

For residents of the relatively new Spencer Lofts on Dudley Street, August produced one big question. And it’s a $20,000 question that’s raising a lot of concern citywide. Spencer Lofts Trustees opened their mail last week and found a bill from the Chelsea Fire Department for nearly $10,000 for a mandatory Fire Detail. Additionally,...

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Murphy Announces Candidacy for District 1 Councillor

September 9, 2011
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Murphy Announces Candidacy for District 1 Councillor

Paul Murphy, a well-known and respected Chelsea resident all his life who lives on Fremont Avenue, has officially announced his candidacy for the hotly contested Ward 1 contest. Mr. Murphy, 32, is a court officer for the Massachusetts Trial Court. He is admired throughout the ward as a hardworking, honest, and well-spoken member of...

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John Ruiz Opens a New Gym: Heavyweight Champion Set for Grand Opening of Quietman Sports Gym

September 9, 2011
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John Ruiz Opens a New Gym: Heavyweight Champion Set for Grand Opening of Quietman Sports Gym

The champ has come home. John Ruiz, who grew up in this city and became the heavyweight champion of the world when he knocked down Evander Holyfield in Las Vegas in 2003, has returned to the Boston area and opened up a beautiful full-contact gym in nearby Medford. Ruiz, 39, who retired from the...

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Police Investigate Stabbings

September 9, 2011
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Chelsea detectives are investigating two early morning stabbings reported at the beginning of this week with the first incident’s investigation already leading to an arrest of a Chelsea man. Investigators were summoned to Massachusetts General Hospital at 6 a.m. Monday after a victim of multiple stab wounds was taken to the emergency room by...

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Ten Years After

September 9, 2011
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For those of us living in Massachusetts, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has a special significance because they began here early on the morning of a beautiful day. All of us awakening that day in September ten years ago believed it was just another day. The terrorists began at Logan Airport....

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