Monthly Archives: May 2012

CHS Girls Track Team Wins CAC League Meet

May 24, 2012
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The Chelsea High girls track and field team pulled out a narrow win in the Commonwealth Athletic Conference All-League Meet last week, barely edging their nearest rival, Mystic Valley, by a score of 121-119.33. Four CHS school records were set during the meet: — Senior co-captain Thien-Ly Che ended the season by bettering her...

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Police Briefs 05-24-2012

May 24, 2012
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5/14  Jose Palacios, 18, 31 Haynes St., East Boston, was arrested for shoplifting Antonio Perez, 30, 37 London St., Boston, was arrested for possessing Class B drug. 5/15 Nicholas Steriti, 28, 10 Forsyth St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. 5/16 Amanda Nguyen, 18, 29 Bolster St., Everett, was arrested for trespassing. Eddie...

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Obituaries 05-24-2012

May 24, 2012
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Palma Belanger Nurses Aide and Crossing Guard Palma M. (Tentindo) Belanger, a lifelong Chelsea resident, died in her Chelsea home on May 18 surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren. She was 72 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, she was the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth (McSweeney) Tentindo. She attended...

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State Will Not Approve Director’s Contract: Board Set to Demand Re-negotiation with Ewing

May 24, 2012
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In a development that has stunned many in the community, the state has indicated that the contract of Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Executive Director Albert Ewing is not valid and should be re-negotiated. In a letter to the CHA Board on May 9th that was obtained by the Record, Deborah Goddard – chief counsel...

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City Budget to Be Passed

May 24, 2012
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The city of Chelsea 2013 budget will amount to $120.7 million dollars, according to City Manager Jay Ash. The budget is now before the city council in its final form having already been discussed in detail by the council. Passage of the budget is perfunctory, Ash said. “The council has technically agreed upon the...

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Ash: City in “Good” Financial Shape

May 24, 2012
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Many consider forward planning to be a strength of Chelsea government.  Economic development, open space, energy conservation and capital improvements are among the many facets of government that are projected out by the City in order to take advantage of opportunities and guard against trouble on the horizon.  Perhaps the most significant annual planning...

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Going Up and Down: State, Local Officials at Opening of New Chelsea Street Bridge

May 17, 2012
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Going Up and Down: State, Local Officials at Opening of New Chelsea Street Bridge

Pointing at the massive structure behind him, U.S. Congressman Michael Capuano said the new Chelsea Street Bridge is an example of how federal earmarks work. “When there are projects like these that create jobs and improve infrastructure, earmarks work and are good,” said Capuano. Capuano on Monday joined Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary...

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A Happy Citizen; Former ‘Lost Boy,’ Manyang Mayiik Fights Sickness and Setbacks to Become U.S. Citizen

May 17, 2012
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A Happy Citizen; Former ‘Lost Boy,’ Manyang Mayiik Fights Sickness and Setbacks to Become U.S. Citizen

As one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, Manyang ‘Andrew’ Mayiik of Chelsea has made numerous incredible journeys in his lifetime. Some have been dangerous – fleeing quickly to avoid murderous government forces. Some were nearly impossible, involving a trek of thousands of miles on foot across the African bush. Some journeys have been...

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O’Flaherty Returns from Ireland Conference Held in Belfast

May 17, 2012
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O’Flaherty Returns from Ireland Conference Held in Belfast

Rep. Gene O’Flaherty has returned from a business and political exchange program held in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It also included residents of Derry and Donegal. The highlight of the speaking program at the conference took place last Thursday and Friday, culminating in a reception at the US Consul General’s residence in Northern Ireland. The...

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Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

May 17, 2012
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous holds an open meeting for those fighting food dependency and addiction at the Chelsea Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Avenue, Monday nights at 7:00 p.m. Meetings open and free to anyone having trouble with the way they eat, with food disease bulimia. It is 12 step much like...

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