Monthly Archives: March 2013

John’s Pizza Celebrates 35th Anniversary: Mike Falzone Invites City to Special Event on March 17

March 7, 2013
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John’s Pizza Celebrates 35th Anniversary: Mike Falzone Invites City to  Special Event on March 17

John’s Pizza, a legendary, family-owned pizza and sub shop at 8 Central Ave., will celebrate its 35th  anniversary on Sunday, March 17, 2013 with a special event. On that day, Michael Falzone, owner of the business, will roll back the price of a whole pizza to $2.50 – the same price as it was...

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Repeat Gun Offender Charged with Possessing Firearm

March 7, 2013
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Repeat Gun Offender Charged  with Possessing Firearm

A Chelsea man on probation for multiple gun convictions and free on bail for allegedly bringing live ammunition into a Boston courthouse was arrested on Revere Beach with an illegal firearm and other weapons on Friday – the very same day he was released from custody for other similar charges. Jack Lindsey, 66, was...

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Appreciation: Limberakis Was Talented, Rare Artisan Who Loved Chelsea

March 7, 2013
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Appreciation: Limberakis Was Talented, Rare Artisan Who Loved Chelsea

Anyone who knew Michael Limberakis would tell you that he didn’t look through glass. Instead, the talented stained-glass artist took a hold of glass and made it or restored it into something elegant and beautiful. A window wasn’t a portal to see the outside world; it was a canvas for the world to see...

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McLaughlin Associate Given Full Retirement

March 7, 2013
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McLaughlin Associate  Given Full Retirement

Having to follow protocol, the Chelsea Retirement Board granted a full retirement to the long-time Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Director of Modernization and Procurement, James Fitzpatrick, at a meeting last week. Fitzpatrick was the director of modernization and procurement during the tenure of disgraced former Executive Director Michael McLaughlin. It has been uncovered now...

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Suspect Arrested on Murder Charges for Blossom Street Shooting

March 7, 2013
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An Everett man is in custody for Tuesday night’s fatal shooting on Blossom Street in Chelsea. Jonathan Castro Sala, 22, is charged with murder. He was expected to be arraigned in Chelsea District Court Wednesday for the homicide of a man in his 20s on Blossom Street. The victim has been tentatively identified but...

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Federal Sequester

March 7, 2013
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The deadline passed last Friday when mandated cuts to the federal programs started to take place. While many entitlements that are the budget busters were spared, the across the board budget cuts hit programs in public schools, transportation, the military and Head Start.  City Manager Jay Ash is assessing the impact of the cuts...

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Police Briefs 03-07-2013

March 7, 2013
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Monday, February 25 Fransico Cruz, 31, of 8 Burma Road, Chelsea, was arrested for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and one way violation. Luis Londono, 38, of 3415 Parsons Street, Other, NY, was arrested for disturbing the peace and driving under the influence. Pedro Chavez-Lopez, 19, of 12 Trinity Avenue, Lynn, was arrested...

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Obituaries 03-07-2013

March 7, 2013
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Anna Collorone Of Chelsea Anna F. (White) Collorone, a lifelong Chelsea resident, died unexpectedly at her home on March 3. She was 86 years old. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister, she was the wife of the late Salvatore Collorone; beloved mother of Christopher Collorone and his wife, Irene of Brockton, Richard S....

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Tuskegee Airman Speaks About Experiences Flying During World War II

March 1, 2013
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Tuskegee Airman Speaks About Experiences Flying During World War II

When Dr. Cyril Byron Sr. sat down with his mother in their Bronx apartment in the midst of World War II and told her that he was going to be in a groundbreaking program for black pilots in the Army, she told him that if he was meant to fly, God would have given...

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Business Focus in on Ethanol Transportation Plan at Stakeholder Meeting This Week

March 1, 2013
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Business Focus in on Ethanol Transportation Plan at Stakeholder Meeting This Week

A crowd of Chelsea business owners and elected officials gathered on Tuesday afternoon to give input to the state Department of Transportation (DOT) for its study on transporting Ethanol through Chelsea on the commuter rail tracks. First and foremost was the news that the DOT has extended its study period and did not turn...

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