Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bagel Heaven

February 23, 2012
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Bagel Heaven

Jimi Katz of Katz’s famous bagels is shown above exhibiting his million dollar smile with little Matthew Cipriano nearby holding a small piece of baked heaven in his right hand during an early morning visit to the king of bagels location on Park Street Wednesday.

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Distinguished Fellow: Architectural Team President, Co-founder Robert Verrier Elected to AIA College of Fellows

February 23, 2012
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Distinguished Fellow: Architectural Team President, Co-founder Robert Verrier Elected to AIA College of Fellows

Robert Verrier, the enigmatic and gifted managing partner of Chelsea’s Architectural Team, has been elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows. For an architect, the award is the equivalent of a Pulitzer Prize for journalists. It is a major honor given to a small fraction of the nation’s working architects. “I...

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Chelsea’s Anthony Deras Accepted to Saint Francis Xavier Scholar’s Program

February 23, 2012
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Chelsea’s Anthony Deras Accepted to Saint Francis Xavier Scholar’s Program

Malden Catholic High School is pleased to announce that it has accepted 58 members as Saint Francis Xavier (SFX) Scholars for the Class of 2016. One of these outstanding scholars is Anthony Deras from Chelsea. Deras is a student at St. Anthony’s School in Everett. The SFX Scholars Program recognizes students who demonstrate academic...

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Captain Council: Life of First African American Elected to the City Council

February 23, 2012
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Captain Council: Life of First African American Elected to the City Council

When Council President Leo Robinson first ran for public office in Chelsea back during the 1970s, both he and his brother, Ron, believed that, if elected, Leo would have been the first African American member of the City Council. However, history had a totally different course. Leo Robinson was eventually elected to office in...

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Public Drinker Arrested for Crime He Was Wanted for Since 1995

February 23, 2012
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Chelsea police took a man into custody after he was caught drinking in public in Bellingham Square. An investigation into his true identity revealed to the police that Wilmer Romero, 38, is a stabbing suspect who has eluded police for 17 years. Sipping from a bottle of Hennessey Cognac before being arrested, Romero wasn’t...

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Fares are Rising

February 23, 2012
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The MBTA is saying that services will remain intact, entirely without cuts, if fares can go up by 25%. At first blush, this sounds much better than Draconian cuts that would have affected all public transit users in Boston’s neighborhoods and the cities and towns served by the MBTA in the Greater Boston nexus....

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CHS Boys Hoop Ready for Tourney

February 23, 2012
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The Chelsea High boys basketball team is healthy, rested, and rarin’ to go in anticipation of Friday’s announcement of the seedings and pairings of the MIAA Division 2 North State Sectional Basketball Tournament. The Red Devils started out slowly this season with a 2-4 record, but claimed 12 of their next 14 encounters to...

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Police Briefs 02-23-2012

February 23, 2012
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February 14 Deborah Perito, 40, 99 Riverside Apt., Medford, was arrested for assault and battery and carrying a dangerous weapon. Wilson Polo, 43, 80 Webster St., East Boston, was arrested for red light violation, operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license. Joseph Ardolino, 43, 107 Francis St., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting, and felony warrant....

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Obituaries 02-23-2012

February 23, 2012
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Jeanette ‘Jeanie’ Letizia Retired Bank Accountant Jeanette E. ‘Jeanie’ Letizia, a retired bank accountant, died at Life Care of Stoneham on Friday evening February 17.  She was 81 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, she was the daughter of the late John and Fillomena (Lillo) Letizia.  She attended Chelsea schools and settled in...

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Innovative Park, New Salt Pile to Work Together on Waterfront

February 16, 2012
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Innovative Park, New Salt Pile to Work Together on Waterfront

Within the next month, the large, rusted circular oil tanks that have blocked beautiful waterfront views on Marginal Street for generations will be a thing of the past. As the tanks begin to come down soon at the old Coastal Petroleum Terminal at 99 Marginal St., a long-awaited development that will include a new...

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