Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas Breakfast

December 6, 2012
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Christmas Breakfast

The Chelsea Chamber of Commerce held their annual breakfast at the Williams School on Saturday. Hundreds of local children enjoyed their visit with Santa Claus. Helping out were members of the Chelsea High School Interact Club.

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Rising Home Heating Costs Have Homeowners Worried

December 6, 2012
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Rising Home Heating Costs Have Homeowners Worried

If last year’s mild winter was a gift from God for those who pay close attention to their heating bills, one can certainly not expect another such generous gift this year. Projections for a much colder winter this year, along with high heating oil prices that aren’t budging, have homeowners a bit anxious about...

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Dennis K. Burke Sends Fuel to Help New York After Sandy

December 6, 2012
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Dennis K. Burke Sends Fuel to Help New York After Sandy

In the two weeks following Superstorm Sandy a Chelsea based company did their part to help communties ravaged by the storm. Fuel distributor Dennis K. Burke, Inc. assisted in FEMA’s efforts by sending  fuel and resources to New York and New Jersey. Initially, Burke started sending fuel trucks to support the utility trucks traveling...

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Fiscal Cliff in D.C. Has Chelsea Implications

December 6, 2012
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The Fiscal Cliff discussions that seem to be dominating federal politics and just about every news network right now, seem to be a world away from Chelsea. However, that precipice might be closer to several Chelsea businesses than many might expect. At least five local business had Defense Department contracts in 2011 that ranged...

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Fuel Aid is Up but Lacking

December 6, 2012
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What happens when low-income families run out of Fuel Assistance and can’t marshal up about $800 to fill their oil tank? The live in the cold. CAPIC Executive Director Bob Repucci said his agency – which serves Winthrop, Chelsea and Revere for Fuel Assistance – has seen time and again where people have gone...

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Police Briefs 12-06-2012

December 6, 2012
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November 26  Angel Ortiz, 27, 9 Vallar Rd., East Boston, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license (criminal) Josued Padilla, 21, 63 Shawmut St., Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, attempted murder.   November 27  Ricardo Lopez, 22, 18 Orange St., Chelsea, was arrested for violation of abuse...

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Red Devil Boys Hoop Opens Season on Tues.

December 6, 2012
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What may rate as the youngest Chelsea High boys basketball team ever, and certainly in recent memory, will take to the floor Tuesday for the 2012-13 season opener when the Red Devils host Minuteman Regional. Tip off time is 5:30. However, despite his team’s youth, CHS head coach Jay Seigal said he is looking...

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Fuel Assistance Program Benefits Must Continue

December 6, 2012
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We have admired the outstanding work that Bob Repucci, executive director of Community Action Programs Intercity (CAPIC) has done for so many years on behalf of low-income residents in Revere and the neighboring communities of Chelsea and Winthrop. In a story in the Journal this week, Mr. Repucci expresses his concerns that the state...

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Obituaries 12-06-2012

December 6, 2012
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Janice Ruth Mugford Of Chelmsford, formerly of Chelsea Janice Ruth (Gillette) Mugford  of Chelmsford, formerly of Chelsea , passed away on November 30. She was 78 years old. A beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she was born in Chelsea on September 7, 1934 and has lived in Chelmsford since 1966. She graduated...

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