Monthly Archives: March 2012

Heat Wave

March 30, 2012
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Heat Wave

From high atop highland avenue during last week’s “heat wave,” the warm sun shone over the homes in Chelsea as the buildings of downtown Boston provided a dramatic San Fran­cisco backdrop.

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Gift of Speech: Students, Staff Rally to Raise Money for Ipad to Assist Special Needs Student

March 30, 2012
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Gift of Speech: Students, Staff Rally to Raise Money for Ipad to Assist Special Needs Student

Many might consider the wave of iPads and tablets to be just another gadget that’s good for helping to waste time or surfing the Internet. But for Carlos ‘Carlito’ Sanchez, an iPad means a new kind of freedom. Born with Cerebral Palsy that severely hampers his ability to speak, Sanchez often has trouble telling...

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Looks Good, Feels Good: New Akesso Shoe Has Health Care Professionals Enjoying Comfort

March 30, 2012
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Looks Good, Feels Good: New Akesso Shoe Has Health Care Professionals Enjoying Comfort

Leslie Clark is feeling more comfortable in her job thanks to a new shoe that is gaining popularity among health care professionals. A nurse practitioner at Massachusetts General Hospital, Clark has been wearing Akesso professional footwear for a month and she gives the new product positive reviews. “I said I would give this new...

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Rep. Gene O’Flaherty

March 30, 2012
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News that our representative Gene O’Flaherty may be stepping down from his chairmanship of the House Judiciary Committee caught many by surprise. After all, O’Flaherty tends to be a steady Eddy, so to speak. But when his feathers are ruffled as they were last week by a Boston Globe columnist, he threw a bit...

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Obituaries 03-29-2012

March 30, 2012
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George Tassinari, Jr. Machinist George J. Tassinari Jr. of Chelsea died unexpectedly at the Massachusetts General Hospital shortly after admittance on March 23. He was 74 years old. A US Air Force veteran who served during the Korean Conflict, he was a machinist by trade who was employed by American Optical until its closing...

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O’flaherty Mulling over Committee Change

March 30, 2012
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Representative Gene O’Flaherty says he is contemplating resigning from his chairmanship of the House Judiciary Committee, which he has headed for almost a decade. If things don’t change, he will likely be leaving in December, he told the Patriot-Bridge earlier this week. O’Flaherty told the Boston Globe he was resigning his chairmanship of the...

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New Study Shines Fresh Light on Battle of Chelsea Creek

March 30, 2012
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Finding the Battle of Chelsea Creek is an elusive task, and one that many have tried to conquer over the years without great success. However, one new report funded by the National Parks Service may shed some new perspective on an old and tired search. Perhaps most important for Chelsea is the possibility of...

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Warm and Snowless Winter Good for 2013 City Budget

March 23, 2012
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Warm and Snowless Winter Good for 2013 City Budget

The salt piles on Marginal Street rise up full and high toward the sky in mid-March and they’ve been in that shape and form all winter during a season that never really arrived. The unusually snowless and iceless winter has cost the city a pittance for plowing and sanding or salting, according to City...

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CAPIC-chelsea Family Network ‘Getting Healthy’ Fair Set for May 5

March 23, 2012
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CAPIC-chelsea Family Network ‘Getting Healthy’ Fair Set for May 5

The CAPIC-Chelsea Family Network is getting ready to hold its third annual “Getting Healthy in Chelsea” fair for children with their families, parents, educators and community members of all ages. The fair will take place on Saturday, May 5 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Williams School Cafeteria, 180 Walnut St. Getting Healthy...

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Leo Sevinor, Dead at 95

March 23, 2012
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Leo Sevinor, Dead at 95

When Leo Sevinor was growing up in Chelsea during the 1930s, his late father Ralph Sevinor purchased one of the last remaining farms in Marblehead. That farm spread from Wares Pond almost to Tent’s Corner, where the Marblehead Bank is located today. From the 1940s until the late 1960s, the Sevinor Family and Leo,...

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