Monthly Archives: June 2012

CHA Says It Cooperated Fully with Retirement Board

June 15, 2012
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Officials at the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) said last week that they did respond quickly to a letter from the Retirement Board requesting information on the salary of former Director Michael McLaughlin. “We have responded to them and any rumor that we were one of the ones that did not respond is untrue,” said...

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Chelsea Man Accused of Defrauding Investors

June 15, 2012
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A well known and highly respected Chelsea man, the owner of one of the city’s most outstanding pieces of Victorian architecture on Washington Avenue and a longtime member of the city’s Planning Board, has been accused of defrauding at least 40 investors of an estimated $1 million over six years, according to Massachusetts Secretary...

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Council Approves $120.8 Million Budget

June 15, 2012
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On time and without much fanfare, the Chelsea City Council completed its review of and unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2013 (FY `13) budget submitted by City Manager Jay Ash. The $120.8m spending plan is balanced and without any budget-related layoffs for the fiscal year that begins July 1st. “Public budgeting doesn’t always need...

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Police Contract Negotiations Heading in Wrong Direction

June 15, 2012
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There is an old expression that you get more with honey than with vinegar when you are trying to persuade someone to your point of view. When you are the Chelsea Police, your badge should always be used before you try to intimidate people with your gun. If you try to bully or to...

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Police at their Best

June 15, 2012
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Officers Carlos Delcompare and Stephen Garcia are being awarded commendations for the action they took during an incident at 70 Clarke Avenue on June 9. It was 2:30 a.m. and officers Delcompare and Garcia arrived at the Clarke Avenue location where they found children hanging their heads out of the second floor apartment windows...

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Police Briefs 06-14-2012

June 15, 2012
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6/04 Katie Jergens, 27, 32 Whitman St., Somerville, was arrested for accessory before the act. Maria DeSimone, 39, 15 Maggie Rd., Revere, was arrested for accessory before the act. Douglas Bergeron, 30, 7 Eastman St., Medford, was arrested for attempting to commit a crime, possessing burglarious instrument, malicious destruction of property over $250. Derren...

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Obituaries 06-14-2012

June 15, 2012
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Ellython Morales Of Chelsea, formerly of Chile Ellython Morales of Chelsea formerly of Santiago Chile, died at home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Moniea (Vargas) Morales with whom he shared 48 years of marriage; loving father of Estaban and Carolina Morales, both of Chelsea and Andres Morales of Georgia;...

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Temple Yard Sale 6/17

June 14, 2012
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Temple Emmanuel  will hold a Yard Sale this Sunday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The temple is located at 60 Tudor Street, Chelsea. View Larger Map

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Suffolk Downs Billion Dollar Casino Plan Unveiled

June 7, 2012
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Suffolk Downs Billion Dollar Casino Plan Unveiled

The casino plan that Revere residents will soon have the opportunity to vote for or against was unveiled Tuesday by owners of Suffolk Downs. While dramatically different from plans touted back in 2010, the proposal by Suffolk Downs’ principal owners and Caesar’s Entertainment includes a $1 billion investment to build a 300 room hotel,...

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A Proud Return: U.S. Navy Corpsman Daniel Libby Receives Medal for His Heroic Action in Afghanistan

June 7, 2012
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A Proud Return: U.S. Navy Corpsman Daniel Libby Receives Medal for His Heroic Action in Afghanistan

Daniel Libby was the guest of honor at a gathering at the family home on Harvard Street Saturday afternoon. Libby, a former hockey standout at Northeast Regional where he graduated in 2009, had returned from a seven-month stint in Afghanistan as U.S. Navy corpsman (medic) serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in the field....

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