Monthly Archives: March 2012

Police Briefs 03-08-2012

March 8, 2012
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February 27 Felix River-Marcado, 28, 175 Cottage St.,  Chelsea, was arrested for herion/morphine/opium, trafficking   in over 14/28/100/200 grams. Richard Fajardo, 24, 36 Warren Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for receiving stolen property over $250, possessing burglarious instrument. Jorge Romero-Hernandez, 17, 125 Chestnut St., Chelsea, was arrested for receiving stolen property over $250, possessing burglarious instrument....

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Obituaries 03-08-2012

March 8, 2012
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Edward French Machinist and Model Maker; Inventor and Tinkerer Edward G. French, a resident of Tewksbury for more than 50 years, formerly of Chelsea and Revere, died on February 12 at a Lowell nursing home following a short period of declining health. He was 87 years old. He was the beloved husband of Carolyn...

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In Like a Lion

March 1, 2012
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In Like a Lion

Snow is shown on spring plants set up nicely and for sale at Home Depot on Wednesday morning. Those plants have since been taken in due to the snowstorm.

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New Access Road for Traffic Going to Logan

March 1, 2012
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New Access Road for Traffic Going to Logan

Where there was once an old long-forgotten railroad covered in overgrown weeds is now a beehive of activity. Construction crews have been busy since November carving out what will eventually the area’s long awaited by-pass road along the former Conrail Right-of-Way–an old railroad route that stretched unimpeded through East Boston to Chelsea. “Work is...

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Police Contract Negotiations Stuck at Wide Impasse

March 1, 2012
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The officers of the Chelsea Police Department have been working without a contract for the past 20 months. In recent months, union representatives for the department, Officers Felix Rivera and Paul McCarthy, have been negotiating with Stephen Lisauska, the city’s contract negotiator. “We have met 9 times with Mr. Lisauska but to no avail,”...

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Planning Board Okays Efforts to Add Controls for Alcohol

March 1, 2012
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The Planning Board met on Tuesday and gave a positive recommendation to one new proposal from City Manager Jay Ash that looks to tighten up planning efforts for convenience stores and supermarkets that sell alcohol. The Board recommended that the City Council approve the measure with one modification. That modification included separating convenience stores...

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Proposed Ethanol Trains Irk Council, City Officials

March 1, 2012
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For nearly a year, ethanol trains have been a serious subject for discussion in Revere, but so far they haven’t entered much into the dialogue within Chelsea even though the potentially dangerous trains could be passing right through the heart of the city in just a year’s time. Advocates in Revere have gone so...

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In Like a Lion out Like a Lamb

March 1, 2012
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Just as we were all exhaling a collective sigh about the winter without snow or even terrible cold comes a snowstorm on March 1 – the first real bit or winter we will have experienced since the freak end of October snow storm that kicked off the Winter of 2012. Weather forecasters are predicting...

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Heating with Oil

March 1, 2012
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Chelsea residents heating with oil are now paying approximately $800 per fill for a 200 gallon tank. This is an absolute outrage with no one in a position of responsibility doing anything to stop the rampant speculation for the price of a barrel of oil affecting those of us who heat our homes or...

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Red Devils Ready for Tourney Play

March 1, 2012
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The Chelsea High boys basketball team will embark on its Journey to the Tourney tonight (Thursday) hosting Beverly of the Northeastern Conference in an opening round game of the Division 2 North Sectional at the CHS gymnasium. Chelsea, which compiled a fine 14-6 record, is seeded eight in the D-2 North. Beverly (13-7) is...

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