Monthly Archives: September 2012

Going Back, Way Back

September 27, 2012
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Chelsea, 1922. Yom Kippur Day. The city’s 15,000 Jewish residents are in a virtual holiday lock down. The city at this point in its history in the midst of a great population and economic rise. It is the Roaring Twenties and Chelsea is rising to its great moment under the sun. Everyone is working,...

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New Chelsea Street Bridge

September 27, 2012
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New Chelsea Street Bridge

The new Chelsea Street Bridge look dramatic in the early autumn sunset.

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Jose Duarte is Honored

September 27, 2012
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Jose Duarte is Honored

City Council President Leo Robinson presented a proclamation congratulating Chelsea resident Jose Duarte, owner and executive chef at Taranta Restaurant on Hanover Street in the North End. The Joslin Diabetes Foundation honored Duarte for his outstanding efforts in raising awareness and funds for the charitable organization. Duarte has also been named the 2011 Massachusetts...

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Getting Canned in Chelsea : Antiquated Canning Pastime Gaining Popularity in Chelsea

September 27, 2012
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Getting Canned in Chelsea : Antiquated Canning Pastime Gaining Popularity in Chelsea

In decades past, if a family wanted fresh tomatoes in the late fall or winter, they couldn’t be found at the local market. In fact, the only way to get them at all was from a commercial brand can, or to just forget about tomatoes altogether. One way that industrious people bested that situation...

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High Scores : MCAS Results Mixed for CPS; High School Shows Strong Signs of Improvement

September 27, 2012
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There were a lot of areas to be concerned about for Chelsea’s public schools when MCAS test scores came out late last week, but there were many points to celebrate as well – and Superintendent Mary Bourque said one of those positive areas is at Chelsea High School (CHS). Bourque indicated that students at...

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Applications Now Being Accepted for Highland Terrace

September 27, 2012
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Work on the new Highland Terrace apartments in the Box District is rapidly coming to a close according to officials at The Neighborhood Developers (TND), and with that in mind applications for those new units are now being accepted. “We’ve got a few more months until we’re finished and we targeted our completion on...

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Location. Location. Location.

September 27, 2012
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It is a compliment to this city as well as a reason to invest here when the leaders of the hotel industry dub the new Marriott here as the Marriott Boston Logan Airport/Chelsea Hotel. The new 128 room Marriott which stands next to the Wyndham Hotel has been scoring big points in the local...

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Parking Design Work is Superior

September 27, 2012
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One needs only to drive down Grove Street or Marlboro Street to examine how important parking design for densely populated areas can be. The city is showing great understanding of how to improve parking/traffic patterns on some of the city’s most crowded streets and avenues. The two streets named above are examples of this....

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Red Devils Fall to Greater Lawrence

September 27, 2012
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The Chelsea High football team trekked northward Saturday morning to take on Greater Lawrence, one of the best teams in the Large Division of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference. Although the Red Devils came out on the short end of a 41-6 decision, CHS head coach Mike Stellato saw some bright spots in his team’s...

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Police Briefs 09-27-2012

September 27, 2012
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September 17 Michael Ritch, 44, 880 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Daniel Magana, 37, 232 Robinson Ave., Newburgh, NY, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed, improper registration for motor vehicle. Cesar Cortez, 48, 170 School St., Somerville, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license, one-way violation, violation...

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