Monthly Archives: July 2012

Suffolk Casino Proposal Presented at Local Forum

July 19, 2012
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Suffolk Casino Proposal Presented at Local Forum

Chelsea residents got an up-close look last Thursday at the proposed entertainment complex that includes a Caesars Entertainment casino at Suffolk Downs. Chip Tuttle, Chief Operating Officer of Suffolk Downs, and his team, including former Boston Police Commissioner Paul Evans, accepted an invitation from City Manager Jay Ash to participate in his Occasional Forum...

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Water Rates Frozen Again for Ratepayers

July 19, 2012
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A string of good news related to water and sewer rates has continued this week with City Manager Jay Ash, Council President Leo Robinson and State Rep. Gene O’Flaherty (D-Chelsea) announcing that local water and sewer charges would not be increasing. It has been more than 10 years since water and sewer charges have...

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About Gangs

July 19, 2012
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Recent statistics from Lynn and Revere reveal that great strides have been made by their local police departments in bringing gang activity under control. In fact, in Lynn, a city of more than 90,000, where gang activity was rampant and growing just four years ago, gang activity has plummeted. Local police say gang membership...

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Police Briefs 07-19-2012

July 19, 2012
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July 9 Otis Moore, 43, of 277 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested for straight warrant felony. Philip Anthony Falcucci, Jr., 27, of 130 Washington Avenue, was arrested for speeding, license not in possession, and misdemeanor warrant default. Ralph Sordello, 46, of 371 Mountain Avenue, Revere, was arrested for speeding, operation of motor vehicle with suspended...

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Pet Peeve

July 19, 2012
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The owner of the Store 24 in Bellingham Square should be fined every Sunday for running a pigpen that causes the square to be awash in trash of all kinds generated largely and mostly from the store. The Health Department should ticket this place every Sunday morning – either that or buy them a...

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Obituaries 07-19-2012

July 19, 2012
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Jozef “Joseph” Pijanowski Jozen “Joseph” Pijanowski died suddenly at his home in Phoenix, AZ on July 14. He was 87 years old. He was born July 6, 1925 and raised in Gleba, Poland. He came to the United States in 1961 with his wife, Stanislawa Pijanowski and their five young children and settled in...

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Tobin Bridge work to cut lanes

July 16, 2012
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Tobin Bridge work to cut lanes

A $44 million repair project on the Mystic Tobin Bridge is underway this month, and state highway officials said residents can expect lane blocks and other inconveniences all the way through October. The last of a whole batch of barriers have been placed on both decks now and will be in place until the...

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Officials Seek State Approval for Park

July 16, 2012
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Officials Seek State Approval for Park

The City is seeking State funding to assist in the construction of another new park in Chelsea.  If successful, the effort being waged by City Manager Jay Ash, Representative Eugene O’Flaherty and City Councillor Cliff Cunningham will result in the ninth new park being created in Chelsea over the last decade and a half....

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American Legion Building Could See Possible Re-use

July 16, 2012
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The old American Legion Building on Shurtleff Street – across from City Hall – certainly had its heyday in Chelsea, but that heyday is long gone and the building has became mostly vacant and has fallen into disrepair. The key piece of property in one of the most important squares in Chelsea has been...

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ZBA Okays Rental Car Parking

July 16, 2012
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After numerous delays for the last several months, the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approved a permanent license for Enterprise Rent-A-Car to park hundreds of cars in an existing lot near the new Chelsea Street Bridge. For many years, the rental car company has operated the rental car storage lot on a temporary...

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