Monthly Archives: June 2012

Residency for City Employees: The Time Has Come or Not?

June 7, 2012
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In the pre-receivership era, there was a local politician who quite often got up at public meetings when job seekers from out of town were trying to gain a position with the city. “Chelsea jobs should be for Chelsea people,” that old time politician used to tell them before he suggested they get out...

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Gravestone Returned to Chelsea After 35 Years

June 7, 2012
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In a dark corner of the evidence room at the Milford (CT) Police Department, an unsettling and unsolved mystery sat for 35 years until last Friday. The mystery was a gravestone – an old stone belonging to an 18-month-old baby girl that was found in 1977 by three young boys in some weeds on...

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Grand Jury Stepping Up McLaughlin Matter

June 7, 2012
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Media reports this week indicate that after many months of virtual silence in the investigation into former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Director Michael McLaughlin, a Grand Jury has begun stepping up its inquiry into the matter. Though a Grand Jury proceeding is secret, many sources have told media members about an uptick in activities....

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Graduation Slated for Sunday

June 7, 2012
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Some 250 students are set to walk across the stage on Sunday as part of the Class of 2012 graduation ceremonies at Chelsea High School (CHS). The ceremonies will begin at 1 p.m. inside the gymnasium at CHA, and Principal Joe Mullaney said that for the first time, there will be a collation afterward...

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Suffolk Downs Rolls out Casino Plans for Track

June 7, 2012
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Tuesday afternoon, the owners of Suffolk Downs finally released a development proposal to a throng of media, local officials, residents of surrounding cities and towns as well as track employees and union representatives of exactly what they are planning. Chelsea, as a designated surrounding city, will be a beneficiary of a casino coming into...

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Police Briefs 06-07-2012

June 7, 2012
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May 28 Jose Padilla, 33, of 224 Cherry Street, Chelsea, was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery. John Lewis, 36, of 24 Moore Street, Quincy, was arrested for shoplifting, default warrant felony and default warrant misdemeanor. Luis Claudio, 30, of 42 Clark Avenue, Chelsea, was arrested for trespassing. Isaura...

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McLaughlin Grand Jury Examining Evidence

June 7, 2012
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Disgraced former Chelsea Housing Authority Executive Director Michael McLaughlin is being investigated by a grand jury. That same grand jury has asked Lt. Governor Tim Murray to testify and possibly this week. McLaughlin, who resigned before Governor Deval Patrick had the chance to fire him, was being paid $360,000 a year by the CHA....

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Obituaries 06-07-2012

June 7, 2012
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Winifred ‘Winnie’ Dyer Member of Revere Womens’ Club and Devotee of ICC Parish Winifred R. “Winnie” (Dixon) Dyer of Peabody, formerly of Revere and Chelsea, died at her home on June 2. She was 86 years old. “Winnie” was born and raised in Chelsea. She was a member of St. Rose Parish and a...

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