Monthly Archives: November 2012

Veterans Day

November 15, 2012
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This past weekend Americans stopped to remember the veterans of the wars in which we as a country have been engaged. Our debt to these men and women can never be repaid for their service.  For those of us, who never have been in the heat of battle, heard the terrifying sounds of bullets...

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Chelsea Welcomes Zipcar to Bellingham Square

November 15, 2012
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City officials, members of the Chamber of Commerce and local residents gathered in Bellingham Square last week to welcome the Zipcar expansion there. Zipcar is the world’s leading car sharing network, and just last week released news that the company has grown in users by 18 percent this year. That increase no doubt has...

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CHS Football Team Falls to North Shore Tech, Will Meet Matignon Here on Thanksgiving Day

November 15, 2012
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The Chelsea High football team dropped a 44-8 decision to a strong North Shore Tech squad Friday evening under the lights at Chelsea Stadium. North Shore struck early and often en route to building a 30-0 lead at the half. Tech received the opening kickoff and needed just five plays to reach the CHS...

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Obituaries 11-15-2012

November 15, 2012
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Theodore ‘Ted’ Szymanski Of Woburn, formerly of Chelsea Theodore F. “Ted” Szymanski, a longtime resident of Woburn and formerly of Chelsea,  died at the Woburn Nursing Center  on November 11. He was 91 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea and a graduate of Chelsea High School, he was one of seven children born...

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Police Briefs 11-15-2012

November 15, 2012
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11/05 Cory Linnell, 33, 25 Division St., Chelsea, was arrested for distribution of Class A drug, (2 counts), conspiracy to violate drug law. James Neuner, 29, 52 Catalina Rd., Lynn, was arrested for possessing Class A drug, conspiracy to violate drug law. Therese DiStefano, 29, 6 Intervale Ave., Saugus, was arrested for conspiracy to...

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Katz Bagels Not Happy with Trans-fat Ban, Says Alternative Ingredients Just Don’t Cut It

November 15, 2012
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Katz Bagels Not Happy with Trans-fat Ban, Says Alternative Ingredients Just Don’t Cut It

For decades, when Richard Katz prepared dough for pie crusts or turnovers – sitting at his baking station in the back of his Park Street storefront like a king on his throne – he has used a time-honored recipe. It’s a recipe that has been handed down for generations and loved by customers for...

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Clark Avenue School Building Project Ramping Up Efforts

November 8, 2012
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Clark Avenue School Building Project Ramping Up Efforts

City and School officials are about to enter a strange new place – the state’s new School Building Authority (MSBA). After building several new schools some years ago under the old state program, Chelsea has not embarked on a school building project for more than a decade. However, officials are just now ramping up...

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One Dedicated Voter: 98-year-old Resident Makes It to the Polls on Tuesday

November 8, 2012
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One Dedicated Voter: 98-year-old Resident Makes It to the Polls on Tuesday

It’s not every day that 98-year-old Geraldine Piva gets out of the house. It’s not so easy to get around when one is just a few steps away from triple digits. But on Election Day this past Tuesday, there was no stopping the Suffolk Street resident from getting to the polls. Piva is a...

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Chelsea Man Arrested in Drug Bust

November 8, 2012
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Chelsea Man Arrested in Drug Bust

A major drug bust in East Boston last week has removed 42 lbs. of heroin worth $5 million from the streets and landed a Chelsea man behind bars. Miguel Antonio Rivera, 35, of Chelsea was arraigned on charges of trafficking in more than 200 grams of a Class A substance in a school zone...

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Council Action Could Save Homeowners $1,856 or More

November 8, 2012
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If a plan being advanced through the City Council is adopted, average single-family owner-occupants could save $1,856 on their property taxes this year. That savings rises to $2,084 for two-family and $2,486 for three-family owner occupants. “That’s obviously a huge savings that translates into about a 46 percent reduction on property taxes,” said Councillor...

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