Monthly Archives: May 2013

Parade and Ceremonies See Record Attendance

May 30, 2013
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Parade and Ceremonies See Record Attendance

There is no underestimating how much people love a parade, and in Chelsea, the City and Girl Scouts have learned that such an affair can truly bring out more people to honor the service of military veterans and those who never returned from war. This year’s Memorial Day Services on Monday morning went off...

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Another Utility Box Turns into Art

May 30, 2013
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Another Utility Box Turns into Art

Chelsea Painted Box, a program that allows artists to paint utility boxes throughout the city, is calling for more artists to participate. Painted Box is part of the City’s effort to deter graffiti and promote art. The program is being administered by the Chelsea Cultural Council and City Manager Jay Ash. “The boxes that...

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Mother’s Day Dinner

May 30, 2013
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Mother’s Day Dinner

The Buckley Apartments on Bloomingdale Street hosted a Mother’s Day Dinner that was enjoyed by many residents. Pictured at the buffet table are, from left, Lauren Toro, Tenants Council President Joe Pandolfo, Juanita Martinez, Councilor- at-Large Leo Robinson, Josie Yosefa, and Felicia Quinones.

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Markey Senate Camp Questioned for Campaigning at Memorial Day Service

May 30, 2013
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Markey Senate Camp Questioned for Campaigning at Memorial Day Service

The Markey for Senate campaign is facing questions this week over what appeared to be a sign holding event and campaign rally in front of City Hall during the start of the City’s Official Memorial Day Ceremony. Largely considered to be a non-political day, Memorial Day has long been off-limits to overt campaigning by...

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Stopped in Its Tracks: Petruccelli and DiDomenico Adds to Chapter 91 Law Prohibiting Ethanol Shipments

May 30, 2013
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Senator Anthony Petruccelli, with help from Chelsea Senator Sal DiDomenico and Senator Patricia Jehlen, added language last week during a late night session to amend the state’s Chapter 91 law. The amendment’s language would block Global Oil’s proposal to bring 1.8 million gallons of ethanol by train twice a week through parts of Chelsea...

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State 10-mile Rule Riles Council, Public Safety Officials

May 30, 2013
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City Councillors have entered into a major behind-the-scenes controversy this week for an order filed Tuesday that calls for the City to look into the strict enforcement of the public safety 10-mile radius rule. The rule, which has been a state law for some 40 years, requires that all public safety workers – including...

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Thank You, Kiwanis Club of Chelsea

May 30, 2013
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The Kiwanis Club is one of the longest-running community service organizations in the city, occupying a spot of admiration right up there with the Rotary Club of Chelsea the Zonta Club of Chelsea, and the Chelsea Chamber of Commerce who help residents of our city in so many ways. The Kiwanis Club, though small...

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A Phenomenal Start: Eighth Grader Mia Nowicki Stars for St. Mary’s High School Softball Team

May 30, 2013
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Eighth grader Mia Nowicki is in a class by herself for the St. Mary’s High School varsity softball team. Pitching against opponents who are often four-to-five years older than she, the 13-year-old Nowicki is fast becoming a star in the high school ranks, even though technically she is still in junior high. Mia displayed...

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Obituaries 05-30-2013

May 30, 2013
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Phyllis Antonelli Of Revere, formerly of Chelsea Phyllis M. (Reid) Antonelli, a 60 year resident of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died at her home following a long illness on May 22. She was 84 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, she attended Chelsea Schools and moved to Revere in 1953. Her beloved husband,...

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National Salvation Army Week

May 23, 2013
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National Salvation Army Week

Though things have turned a little colder and wetter this week, last Thursday’s sunny weather made the day all about popsicles and playing outside for Mariyah Hannon and Aliyah Martinez (right). They are pictured here at Kayem Park, where the Salvation Army handed out hundreds of popsicles last Thursday to kids as part of...

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