Monthly Archives: September 2012

Low Turnout : Primary Vote Less Than 10 Percent; Democratic Ballots Top All Others

September 13, 2012
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Not many registered voters in Chelsea cast a ballot last Thursday. A total of 1,311 voters cast ballots here in a primary that was more like a shadow than anything else. Democratic ballots cast totaled 1,155 while Republicans cast 155 ballots. Congressman Mike Capuano was the largest vote-getter. Eight-hundred and eighty-four  Chelsea voters gave...

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Promotion

September 6, 2012
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Promotion

Brian Dunn was promoted by Chief Brian Kyes to the position of Acting Sergeant. Brian is long time Chelsea resident who played Chelsea Little League Baseball for his father, Jack Dunn. Brian also played in the Pony League.

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Chelsea Community Garden Busy Harvesting

September 6, 2012
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Chelsea Community Garden Busy Harvesting

The Chelsea Community Garden on Hawthorne Street has been busy harvesting this past weekend, with tomatoes, squash, herbs and other fresh delicacies coming off the vines. Here a busy bee buzzes the center of a gigantic sunflower in the garden, while avid gardner and City Treasurer Bob Boulrice hoists up three red, ripe Roma tomatoes....

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Chelsea Auction Solves Old Issues, Aids City’s Bottom Line

September 6, 2012
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Chelsea Auction Solves Old  Issues, Aids City’s Bottom Line

The list of seven properties going on the block at the City Auction last Thursday appeared to most people as nothing more than a short list of addresses. Addresses for homes that had been neglected and taken through the state-defined tax title foreclosure process. Six of the seven properties that went up for sale...

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FBI Development Plan Certain After Lawsuit Dismissed

September 6, 2012
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All along, city leaders, primary among them City Manager Jay Ash, knew that the FBI move to Chelsea was a certainty. The deal had been years in the making. Unbelievably, the city went head to head with Boston as a finalist for the project and won. Despite the fact the FBI move to Chelsea...

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Welcome FBI

September 6, 2012
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The FBI regional office will be built in Chelsea, as expected. A lawsuit questioning the Chelsea development has been dismissed. The sour grapes of another developer who wanted the project were not enough to derail it from coming here. The net result is a massive development of the first order and the addition of...

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West Nile Virus Alert

September 6, 2012
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The Chelsea Board of Health has issued a West Nile virus alert. All Chelsea residents are urged to be as careful as they can and to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes which carry the sometimes deadly disease. The hours from dusk to dawn are the peak biting times. Applying insect repellant is the most...

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Red Devils Open 2012 Season Saturday Night at Lynn Tech

September 6, 2012
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The Chelsea High football team will kick off its 2012 campaign Saturday when the Red Devils travel to Commonwealth Athletic Conference rival Lynn Tech for a Saturday Night Lights contest at 7:00 at Manning Field. “Lynn Tech is a good team and will be a very tough opponent,” said CHS head coach Mike Stellato....

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Police Briefs 09-06-2012

September 6, 2012
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Monday, August 27 Adriana Calderon,  19, 76 Clark Ave. Apt. #1, was arrested on a warrant. Carlos E. Murcia, 41, 738 Broadway, was arrested for possession of an open alcoholic beverage in public, assault and battery on a police officer, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Justin Robinson, 26, 8 Arlington St., Everett,...

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Obituaries 09-06-2012

September 6, 2012
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Thomas Barton White MD Lived An Outstanding Life Thomas Barton White, MD of Ipswich, formerly of Chelsea, died at home surrounded by his family and friends on August 30. He was 94 years old. Born in Chelsea and a graduate of Chelsea High School, while in high school he excelled both in the classroom...

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