Monthly Archives: November 2012

Question 2 Brings Contentious Campaign in Complex, Morality Issue

November 1, 2012
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Question 2 Brings Contentious Campaign in Complex, Morality Issue

Proponents and opponents in the Question 2 (so-called physician-assisted suicide) campaign are so divided on the issue that they cannot even agree on what to call it. For those against the question, they refer to it as Physician-Assisted Suicide. For those in agreement with the question, they call it Death with Dignity. And therein...

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Vote Nov. 6

November 1, 2012
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Chelsea voters will go to the polls Tuesday and cast their ballots in two of the most exciting elections in history: the U.S. Presidential Election and the U.S. Senate Election. Voters have been inundated with television ads featuring President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney on the national level and U.S. Sen. Scott...

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Council Looks to Talk About Potential Medical Marijuana Stores

November 1, 2012
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Council President Leo Robinson has some serious concerns if the Question 3 Medical Marijuana bill passes in the Nov. 6th election, and those concerns revolve around the possibility of having numerous marijuana dispensary stores pop up throughout the City’s business districts. At Monday’s Council Meeting, Robinson called for a meeting with the Council’s Rules...

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Police Briefs 11-01-2012

November 1, 2012
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October 22 Exequiel Flores-Garcia, 34, of 245 Chestnut Street, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery and witness intimidation. Michael Dwyer, 58, of 225 Spencer Avenue, Chelsea, was arrested for three counts of warrant misdemeanor default and warrant felony default. Gerardo Loza, Jr., 19, of 19 Louis Street, Chelsea, was arrested for operation of...

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Be Sure to Vote : It’s Your Choice….and It’s a Big One

November 1, 2012
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The pundits have proclaimed that the upcoming Presidential election presents the starkest contrast between the candidates of the major parties in generations. And for once, we agree with the pundits. The gaping chasm separating Democratic President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on virtually every issue facing our nation, and their vision...

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Chelsea Weathers the Storm with Minor Damage

November 1, 2012
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The wind howled and the rain poured down as Hurricane Sandy swept into Chelsea and the neighboring communities on Monday leaving little damage. For residents, inconveniences were many as schools were closed for two days and about 15% of the city was without power at one time or another. During the storm, city officials...

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Girls Soccer Team Ends Season with 4-0 Victory

November 1, 2012
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The Chelsea girls finished off their season last Wednesday in fine fashion, defeating Greater Lawrence, 4-0.  Chelsea took an early lead with a breakaway goal on the right side by Senior Nuria Arevalo in the 15th minute.  The Chelsea girls held tough in defense, not allowing the Greater Lawrence forwards to break through the defensive...

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Obituaries 11-01-2012

November 1, 2012
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Dorothea Olszyna Retired Telephone Operator Dorothea R. (Hurley) Olszyna, a retired telephone operator, passed away on October 27 at Sunrise of Cohasset Assisted Living. She was 85 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Nora (Ryan) Hurley. She attended local schools and graduated from Chelsea...

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