Monthly Archives: May 2012

CHS Girls Track Remains Undefeated

May 10, 2012
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The Chelsea High girls track and field team remained undefeated with an 80-56 triumph over Mystic Valley last week. Coach Kim Huffer’s Lady Red Devils now stand at 4-0 on the season Chelsea standouts included Thien-Ly Che, who finished first in the 400 low hurdles, breaking the CHS school record for the second meet...

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Obituaries 05-10-2012

May 10, 2012
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James Stevens Auto Mechanic, Member of American Legion    James E. Stevens of Chelsea died on May 3. He was 60 years old. A US Army veteran who served in Viet Nam, he was an auto mechanic and a member of the American Legion Post 19 in Somerville. He was the husband of the...

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Voters Crush Pro-casino Candidates in Foxboro

May 10, 2012
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In a stunning development, Robert Kraft and Steve Wynn, vying with Suffolk Downs for a casino license, have pulled out of the competition following the town wide vote taken in Foxboro Monday. In Monday’s election,  Foxboro, voters elected two candidates to the town’s Board of Selectmen who did not favor considering casino development, bringing...

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Projecting a New Image: as Port Park/Salt Storage Project Nears, Designer Has Already Gotten Attention in More Ways Than One

May 3, 2012
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Projecting a New Image: as Port Park/Salt Storage Project Nears, Designer Has  Already Gotten Attention in  More Ways Than One

For some time now, Chelsea has been projecting a new image of itself, but at the anticipated PORT site on what is now an old oil tank farm, such projections are happening in the most literal sense. As a prelude to the upcoming development – for which demolition of the tanks will begin next...

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Big Digging: Major Project to Begin Monday on Washington Ave; Smoother Sailing Ahead

May 3, 2012
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Big Digging: Major Project to Begin Monday on Washington Ave; Smoother Sailing Ahead

There’s no discounting the conditions of Washington Avenue these days. Right now, it’s darn near impassable, but thankfully, not for much longer. The Washington Avenue Reconstruction Project – already underway right now – will become more disruptive beginning next week, but City officials say it will be for the right reasons. Starting on Monday,...

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When Independence Means Everything

May 3, 2012
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There is a dramatic and growing need for safe and affordable housing that allows the elderly to retain their independence and to live their lives with as few impediments as possible. This type of housing provides seniors with a number of services and amenities to continue living by themselves with the option of choosing...

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Applications Sought for Simboli College Awards

May 3, 2012
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The Simboli Family’s generous scholarship opportunities for Chelsea High School graduating seniors heading to college are legendary locally. No one comes close to passing out as many scholarships as the Simbolis have done for quite some time. From those who have a lot a lot is expected. In fulfilling those words which the Simbolis...

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FBI Coming to Chelsea City Manager Ash Insists

May 3, 2012
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Rumors appearing to establish that the FBI is not moving into Chelsea are just that – rumors, according to Chelsea City Manager Jay Ash. “A long and very expensive lease has been entered into by the General Services Administration for the FBI. I don’t believe the GSA could reasonably get out of that lease...

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CHS Baseball Team Tops No. Shore Tech

May 3, 2012
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The Chelsea high baseball team parlayed some timely hitting and clutch pitching to earn a 9-6 victory over North Shore Tech last Wednesday. Odonys Urbaez went all the way on the mound for Chelsea. Though he was touched for runs in a few innings, he saved his best for last when he fanned the...

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Obituaries 05-03-2012

May 3, 2012
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Bowden ‘Bob’ Twombly World War II Purple Heart Recipient and DAV Member Bowden E, ‘Bob’ Twombly died on April 23 at the Glenridge Nursing Home on the Malden/Medford line where he had been receiving skilled supportive care for the past three years. He was 90 years old.  Born and raised in Chelsea, he was...

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