Monthly Archives: October 2011

CND Looking to Make Changes to Gerrish Ave Headquarters

October 13, 2011
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CND Looking to Make Changes to Gerrish Ave Headquarters

The Chelsea Neighborhood Develpers (CND) have made a proposal to the City to make some changes to their headquarters on Gerrish Avenue in order to accommodate a new local collaborative training center, called the CONNECT center. CND submitted a packet to the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals looking for a special permit and variance...

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The Protests Against Unemployment, Et Al

October 13, 2011
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Chelsea is a city populated with working class people and the working poor. There are also many, many thousands living here who exist perpetually in a state of poverty. There are many thousands as well who have achieved the American Dream over the decades who still call this place their home. Unemployment is at...

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Police Briefs 10-13-2011

October 13, 2011
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Monday, October 3 Abraham Portillo, 37, of 150 Shurtleff Street, Chelsea, was arrested for straight warrant felony. Luis Santiago, 47, of 123 Chestnut Street, Chelsea, was arrested for possession of open alcoholic beverage in public, and disorderly conduct. Eliseo Guerra, 22, of 64 Hawthorne Street, Chelsea, was arrested for drunkenness. Brenda C. Duran, 50,...

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ZBA Approves Major Change to Crescent Court

October 13, 2011
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The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approved a major change to the Crescent Court development project on Sixth Street Tuesday night. Due to a lagging economy and some new design preferences, the developers had petitioned the ZBA to allow them to scale back the project somewhat and add a few wrinkles in the...

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Sports 10-13-2011

October 13, 2011
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Red Devils roll past Shawsheen, 26-14 Juan Martinez scored three touchdowns as Chelsea improves to 3-1 The Chelsea High football team roared back from early deficits of 7-0 and 14-7 to come away with a 26-14 triumph at Shawsheen Tech Saturday afternoon. “This was a great win for us and a total team effort,”...

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Obituaries 10-13-2011

October 13, 2011
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Anthony DiPietro, Jr. Of Wakefield, formerly of Chelsea Anthony R. ‘Butchie’ DiPietro, Jr. of Wakefield, formerly of Chelsea, died on October 10. He was 68 years old. Mr, DiPietro grew up in Chelsea and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. He was the beloved husband of 24 years of Barbara L. (Monk) DePietro;...

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District 4 Candidate Sandoval Withdraws from Race

October 6, 2011
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District 4 Candidate Sandoval Withdraws from Race

Mike Sandoval, a popular resident of this city and a can­didate for the District 4 coun­cil seat has told the Chelsea Record he is pulling out of the race due to family consider­ations. He officially withdrew from the race on October 3rd. Sandoval, a Grove Street resident notified City Clerk Debbie Clayman that he...

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Literary Lights for Children Awards Ceremony

October 6, 2011
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Literary Lights for Children Awards Ceremony

The Associates of the Boston Public Library (BPL) presented the thirteenth annual Literary Lights for Children awards ceremony and tea party on Sunday, September 25 at the BPL.  The award winners – M.T. Anderson, Kate DiCamillo, Gareth Hinds, and Pam Muñoz Ryan – were honored for their extraordinary contributions to children’s literature. The authors...

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Like Son, Like Father

October 6, 2011
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Like Son, Like Father

As a 55-year old Giovanni Recupero stands on the front porch of his Essex Street triple-decker and stares down the street he has come to know and love, his emotions are mixed. “I’ve raised 13 children here,” he says, referring to his neighborhood, a place he often speaks about with great reverence. “But a...

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FBI Moving to Chelsea; Official Word Forthcoming

October 6, 2011
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Sources close to the General Services Administration and ACS Development of Chelsea say that the GSA has finalized, approved and signed a contract with the Chelsea development firm to build the FBI’s Northeast Regional headquarters in Chelsea. Official word is expected from the GSA and ACS in the next few days, according to those...

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