Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day Enhanced by Parade, Weather and Meaningful Ceremony

May 31, 2012
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Memorial Day Enhanced by Parade, Weather and Meaningful Ceremony

No one knew quite what to expect on Monday morning around 8:15 a.m. when the new Memorial Day Girl Scout parade pushed off from the parking lot of Welsh’s Funeral Home on Broadway. There was a healthy crowd of participants waiting to take the first march down the City’s main thoroughfare – the first...

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McLaughlin Pension Investigation Continues

May 31, 2012
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The Chelsea Retirement Board reported last week that it continues trying to investigate the pension request of former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) director Michael McLaughlin, but the Board is not get unfettered cooperation in the task. Board Chair Joe Siewko reported at last Thursday’s meeting that the local Board had sent out nine letters...

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City Credit Rating Shines Despite Gloomy Economy

May 31, 2012
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While many communities have had to sacrifice their credit ratings by raiding Rainy Day Funds in order to stay afloat during the last several lean financial years, Chelsea remains trustworthy and financially strong according to Wall Street credit agencies. Standard & Poor’s (S&P) reaffirmed the City’s credit rating at “A+” after an extensive review...

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Looking at the City…

May 31, 2012
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Watching the old rusting steel oil tanks lining Marginal Street by the salt pile coming down is absolutely extraordinary. Twenty-five years ago if anyone around here had been asked if those tanks could come down, you would have been laughed at. Soon, they will all be down and the plans for reclaiming some of...

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Memorial Day, Again

May 31, 2012
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Memorial Day has again come and gone and with it, the growing sense, we believe, that the holiday is experiencing a significant rebirth as Americans come to understand more clearly and in deeply personal ways, the sacrifices being made by our sons and daughters in uniform around the world and especially in Iraq and...

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Lady Red Devils Win Freshman-Sophomore Meet

May 31, 2012
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A contingent of Chelsea High freshman and sophomore members of the CHS girls track team brought home the first place prize at the annual Freshman and Sophomore Meet of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference. Coach Kim Huffer’s squad edged out their closest rival, Mystic Valley by a score of 163-153. Top finishers for the Lady...

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Police Briefs 05-31-2012

May 31, 2012
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May 21 Nelly Coto, 46, of 32 Francis Street, Everett,  was arrested for assault and battery. Jody Lassiter, 49, of 39 Vernal Street, Everett, was arrested for warrant felony default and straight felony warrant. John F. Sullivan, 32, of 28 Reynolds Avenue, Everett, was arrested for assault and battery and being a fugitive from...

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Obituaries 05-31-2012

May 31, 2012
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James Zorbas Melrose Resident James M. Zorbas of Melrose died on May 27. He was 64 years old. He was the devoted son of the late Arthur C. and Anne M. (Smole) Zorbas, caring brother of John Zorbas and his wife, Janet of Roslindale, Mary Lacourciere and her husband, Paul of Chicago, Rosann Zorbas...

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Fox 25 Zip Trip Hits Admiral’s Hill Friday

May 24, 2012
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Fox 25 Zip Trip Hits Admiral’s Hill Friday

All of Greater Boston will be watching Chelsea on Friday morning as the Fox 25 Zip Trip Morning Show pays a live visit to Admiral’s Hill, and they’re calling on all Chelsea residents to come down and get involved in the show. Every Friday morning during the summer months, the morning news team on...

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Memorial Day 2012

May 24, 2012
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The long weekend for those of us living safely throughout the nation is much more than that for all of us. Whether we recognize and feel the intensity of the Memorial Day holiday or not, whether we  understand what sacrifice and battlefield death are all about, the one day of the year which is...

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