Monthly Archives: October 2012

Boys Soccer Team Remains Undefeated

October 11, 2012
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The Chelsea High boys soccer team continued its winning ways this past week against a pair of strong rivals, defeating Northeast Regional Vocational School 2-1 last Thursday and topping Everett 3-1 on Monday. The twin wins boost the record of Coach Mick Milutinovic’s team to a lofty 8-0-1, a mark that already has clinched...

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Police Briefs 10-11-2012

October 11, 2012
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10/01 Benjamin Mangham, 42, 59 Everett St., Boston/Allston, was arrested on a warrant. Melvin Ortiz, 26, 425 Saratoga St., East Boston, was arrested on a warrant. Mirel Halilovic, 19, 216 Revere Beach Pkwy., Chelsea, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license (criminal). 10/02 William Bennett, 58, 232 Chestnut St., Chelsea, was arrested...

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Obituaries 10-11-2012

October 11, 2012
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Brian Welsh Truck Driver for Mainfreight Brien J. Welsh, a longtime Chelsea resident,  passed away unexpectedly on October 8 following a short illness. He was 42 years old.. Born in Everett, the son of Edward and Julia (Gordon) Welsh, he was raised in Chelsea, attended St. Stanislaus Parochial School and was a graduate of...

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American Flag in the Afternoon

October 4, 2012
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American Flag in the Afternoon

A man on County Road waits in the afternoon sun last week as the American Flag and the Boston skyline loom above and behind him.

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Don Orione Adult Day Care Helping Residents Be Active

October 4, 2012
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Don Orione Adult Day Care Helping Residents Be Active

There was a time when Chelsea resident Ron Kocher would just stay at home for days on end with no social interaction with the outside world. That all ended two years ago when he began attending the Don Orione’s Adult Day Care program in East Boston three days a week. “I used to just...

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All-chelsea Awards Winners Announced

October 4, 2012
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All-chelsea Awards Winners Announced

The 11th Annual “All-Chelsea Awards” will be presented on Monday, October 22nd to ten individuals and entities that have improved the lives of local residents and enhanced the city’s overall civic standing. “A significant reason that Chelsea’s stock continues to be on the rise is the contribution of so many towards the advancement of...

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Looking Back : Dr. John Silber

October 4, 2012
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Looking Back : Dr. John Silber

Dr. John Silber had a long and enduring relationship with Chelsea and with Andrew P. Quigley, my mentor, friend and the publisher of the Chelsea Record. Silber, the bigger than life educator and philosopher who was president of Boston University, died last week at the age of 86. Both Silber and Mr. Quigley were...

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Chelsea Janitors Fighting for Better Wages

October 4, 2012
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Janitors from Chelsea, East Boston and Revere supported by SEIU Local 615, have been fighting for improved pay and benefits from the Maintenance Contractors of New England. Over the weekend 300 janitors from here and surrounding communities rallied in neighboring East Boston that included speeches and a march to Mass at a local church...

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Misused Funds : HUD Investigators Poring over CHA Spending Records

October 4, 2012
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Investigators for the Department of Housing and Urban Development are on site at the headquarters of the Chelsea Housing Authority this week and are expected to remain as long as it takes to unravel the questionable financial dealings of former CHA Executive Director Mike McLaughlin. HUD officials claim that as much as $3.5 million...

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The Cha, Again

October 4, 2012
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Yet another investigation into Mike McLaughlin’s perfidy at the Chelsea Housing Authority is right now being conducted by investigators from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. What will they find this time around? Not much more than they have already come to learn which is this, in a nutshell. Under former executive director...

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