Monthly Archives: April 2012

Good Friday

April 12, 2012
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Good Friday

Saint Rose of Lima Celebration of Good Friday started with a procession that went from Chelsea Square around Shurtleff Street and back to St. Rose of Church.

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Titanic Tragedy Claimed Chelsea Man 100 Years Ago: Had Helped His Daughters to Safety Before Being Drowned in the Ocean

April 12, 2012
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Titanic Tragedy Claimed Chelsea Man 100 Years Ago: Had Helped His Daughters to Safety Before Being Drowned in the Ocean

Arthur Webster Newell was a man of good Chelsea stock, and just before midnight 100 years ago this coming Saturday, he stood amongst complete madness on the deck of the infamous RMS Titanic ocean liner – helping get his two daughters safely into lifeboats as the gigantic steel vessel sank into the cold North...

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A Better Board is in Charge

April 12, 2012
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One thing is certain – the new Chelsea Housing Authority Board of Directors are not to be told what to do. The days when disgraced former executive chair of the authority Mike McLaughlin told the old board how it was going to vote are gone, thankfully. Now there is a board in place that...

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Board Surprises Many, Calls for Revisiting Director’s Contract

April 12, 2012
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Just when things seemed to be settling down at the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) with a new Board in place and a new day dawning, controversy has erupted over an all-too-familiar subject – the salary of the executive director. Last fall, former Executive Director Michael McLaughlin resigned after it was discovered he was making...

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Superior Court Clerk is Subject of I-Team Investigative Report

April 12, 2012
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A whistleblower and an anonymous source – both Suffolk Superior Court employees – told the Record this week that working conditions at the court have become so stressful and difficult due to management by Criminal Court Clerk Maura Hennigan, that a criminal was accidentally allowed to be bailed out of jail and sent free...

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State Approves Next Phase of Urban Renewal Development

April 12, 2012
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It would be hard to convince observers of development activity in and around the Everett Avenue Urban Renewal District that the economy is anything but roaring.  Fresh off last week’s announcement that Starbucks would be joining other national chains – including TJ Maxx, Home Goods, Radio Shack and Five Guys Burgers – at the...

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Starbucks in Chelsea at the Marketbasket Mall

April 12, 2012
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The announcement last week that Starbuck’s is coming to Chelsea is one more reason to celebrate the city’s ever-widening economic base. Even five years ago, a Starbucks here would have never been possible because of a variety of factors. However, in the past five years, the area demographic for wages, age groups and job...

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Washington Avenue Restoration

April 12, 2012
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There is a great deal of personal inconvenience involved with the redoing of Washington Avenue. But at the end of that long run, a nearly perfect roadway along the length of the avenue will make a great deal of difference in the quality of life for those who live on Washington Avenue as well...

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Chs Baseball Team Topples Tech in Opener

April 12, 2012
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The Chelsea High baseball team parlayed strong pitching and timely hitting to open its season on a winning note with a 9-2 triumph over Lynn Tech at Fraser Field last week. “We played a very good, overall game,” said CHS head coach Alan Beausoleil. “Our pitchers did their job and we gave them good...

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Police Briefs 04-12-2012

April 12, 2012
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April 2 Jose Mendoza, 42, 77 Beach St., Revere, was arrested for operating motor vehicle unlicensed, operating under the influence of liquor. Julio Dubon, 37, 43 Webster Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for threat to commit a crime, witness intimidation, assault and malicious destruction of property over $250. Mario Pires, 24, 122 Shawmut St., Chelsea,...

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