Monthly Archives: March 2013

Woods Will Present Performance On Sojourner Truth Tonight at CPL

March 21, 2013
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Woods Will Present Performance On Sojourner Truth Tonight at CPL

Noted actress Kathryn Woods will present a special historical performance tonight at 6 at the Chelsea Public Library. Woods will be performing a show, “A Woman Ain’t I? that focuses on the life of Sojourner Truth, who was born a slave in upstate New York. Truth delivered her most famous speech, “Ain’t I A...

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Local Dignitaries Paint Bowls to Help out the Chelsea Hunger Network

March 14, 2013
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Local Dignitaries Paint Bowls to Help out the  Chelsea Hunger Network

City Manager Jay Ash, Police Chief Brian Kyes, Fire Chief Robert Better, Centro Latino Executive Director Juan Vega, Community Relations Officer Sammy Mojica, and The Neighborhood Developers Director of Community Engagement Melissa Walsh painted “celebrity bowls” that will be available for sale at the Second Annual Chelsea Empty Bowls event on April 25 at...

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Appreciation: Philip D. Fixman Set a High Standard of Excellence as a Constable

March 14, 2013
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Appreciation: Philip D. Fixman Set a High Standard of Excellence as a Constable

Philip D. Fixman, who served as a constable in Chelsea for 53 years and established the standards of professionalism by which constables do their jobs today, died on Feb. 25 following a brief illness. He was 89. Phil moved to Fremont Avenue in Chelsea more than 60 years ago and lived in a home...

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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?: Tracy Syverain, That’s Who

March 14, 2013
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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?:  Tracy Syverain, That’s Who

Chelsea resident and Chelsea High graduate Tracy Syverain was announced this week as a contestant on the popular ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ game show – with her appearance coming today, March 14th. The show with Syverain will appear on WCVB Boston (ABC) at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14th. While the details couldn’t...

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Former Planning Board Member Gets Long Prison Sentence for Fraud

March 14, 2013
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White collar criminals beware, the U.S. Attorney’s Office isn’t playing around with investment scammers. That was proven on Tuesday with the sentencing of Chelsea investment advisor, and former Planning Board member, Gary Martel to more than 7 years in federal prison and $6.5 million in restitution and forfeiture payments. The news came just weeks...

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After 25 Years, ROCA Focuses in on Stats and Outcomes

March 14, 2013
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Nearly seven years ago, ROCA founder and CEO Molly Baldwin gathered her staff in a conference room and decided to address a question that had been nagging her for some time. While everyone in Chelsea, Revere and other nearby locales loved and praised ROCA for its work with gang members and local youth, the...

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On Mike McLaughlin

March 14, 2013
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We were hoping that our outrage would die down after hearing that former Chelsea Housing Authority Director Mike McLauglin might walk if he turns out to be a good helper and offer up some other politicians to the U.S. Attorney’s office. We are very disappointed in this deal by the US Attorney’s office. In...

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Police Briefs 03-14-2013

March 14, 2013
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3/4/13 Charles McCarthy, 18, 112 Wells Ave., Boston, MA, was arrested for default warrant and felony warrants. Henry Santos, 28, 70 Graves Rd., Revere, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle unlicensed. David Penney, 47, 376 Ocean Ave., Revere, was arrested for operation of motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license, license not in possession after...

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Chelsea Youth Basketball League Championship Games Set for Saturday

March 14, 2013
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The Chelsea Youth Basketball League will conduct its championship games of the playoffs Saturday at the Jordan Boys and Girls Club. The Celtics defeated the Celtics, 45-26, in the Senior League semifinal. Carlos Vasquez scored 15 points while Malcolm Norman tallied 11 points for the Celtics. Steven Lacy and Giovanni Ricardo Vincente each had...

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Obituaries 03-14-2013

March 14, 2013
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Robert Katzman Of Chelsea, formerly of Malden Robert Katzman of Chelsea, formerly of Malden, passed away on March 7. He was the beloved husband of Adele (Karnow) Katzman; dear brother of Myer Katzman, Sidney Katzman and the late Joseph Katzman; loving uncle of Elliot and his wife, Donna, Scott and his wife, Robin, Alan,...

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