Monthly Archives: October 2012

One Heroic Commute CFD Capt : Saves a Life on the Way to Work

October 25, 2012
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One Heroic Commute CFD Capt : Saves a Life on the Way to Work

A funny thing happened to Chelsea Fire Capt. Edward McGarry on the way to work Monday, he became a hero again. Chelsea Fire officials told the Record that McGarry was on his way to work Monday when he ran across a car in Rockland that had wrecked and burst into flames. McGarry apparently rushed...

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A Positive Energy Day : Family Literacy Day Set for November 3 at Chelsea Public Library

October 25, 2012
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A Positive Energy Day : Family Literacy Day Set for November 3 at Chelsea Public Library

It has become one of the most anticipated days on the fall calendar and it draws one of the largest turnouts of any event in the city. Dr. Mary Bourque, superintendent of Chelsea schools, will be there. Police Chief Brian Kyes, Sergeant David Flibotte, and Officer Sammy Mojica will be there. And State Representative...

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Hispanic Heritage Event Speaker Reminds All to Remember Roots

October 25, 2012
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Hispanic Heritage Event Speaker Reminds All to Remember Roots

Whether it was baseball great Roberto Clemente, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Sotomayor or San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, Hispanic Heritage event speaker Bobby Gonzalez did not run short on examples of Latinos who have not forgotten to keep connected to their roots, and he urged a standing-room-only crowd last Thursday at Bunker Hill Community...

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Sara Cutelis Wins Prestigious 2012 “hearts and Hands” Award

October 25, 2012
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Sara Cutelis Wins Prestigious 2012 “hearts and Hands” Award

The Chelsea Jewish Foundation (CJF) is proud to announce that Sara Cutelis, a registered nurse at the Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCL), recently was honored with the Leading Age Massachusetts 2012 “Heart and Hands” award. The “Heart and Hands” award is given to an individual who goes beyond the basic job description –...

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Question 3

October 25, 2012
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Chelsea residents will be casting a vote on Election Day on Question 3 – by voting yes or no on a proposed law that will eliminate state criminal and civil penalties for the medical use of marijuana by qualifying patients. Only those who are sick with a variety of debilitating and painful medical issues...

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CHS Boys Soccer Team “cruz-es” Past Three More Foes

October 25, 2012
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The Chelsea High boys soccer team remained unbeaten, defeating three opponents this past week to raise their record to 13-0-2 on the year. With Whittier the only remaining rival on their 2012 regular season schedule, an encounter that is set for today (Thursday) at 3:45 on the CHS field, coach Mick Milutinovic’s Red Devils...

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Skip Question 1 campaign may not be for everyone Late bill on Beacon Hill covers most issues, but ballot question is stricter

October 25, 2012
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Ballot question issues in Massachusetts over the years have been difficult for the last several elections, but this time around one ballot question is taking a completely new and confusing turn in its promotion. On Question 1, those in the battle aren’t advocating for or against the measure, but rather they are arguing to...

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After local dip in unemployment, numbers heading upward

October 25, 2012
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After a near-historic unemployment dip in Chelsea and the surrounding areas earlier this year, numbers have crept higher in recent months, according to state Labor Force data released Tuesday. Last January, Chelsea’s unemployment rate sat at a whopping 11.1 percent, but without much explanation from the state as to the reasons, it dove down...

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Police Briefs 10-25-2012

October 25, 2012
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10/15 Scott Gaskill, 29, 11 Harrison Ave., Everett, was arrested for being fugitive from justice on court warrant. Oscar Padilla Jr., 26, 196 Shurtleff St., Chelsea, was arrested for violating abuse prevention order, felony default warrant. Dominic Strazzulla, 49, 151 LIver pool St., East Boston, was arrested on a warrant. Jose Acosta, 45, 59...

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Obituaries 10-25-2012

October 25, 2012
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Herbert ‘Lenny’ Greenblatt Of Stoneham, formerly of Chelsea Herbert L. “Lenny” Greenblatt of Stoneham, formerly of Cambridge and Chelsea, died on October 21. He was 90 years old. He was the beloved husband of the late Pearl (Ackerman) Greenblatt and is survived by his children: Debra and Richard Mabel and Daniel and Ginger Greenblatt,...

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