Monthly Archives: June 2013

Tree Dedication

June 28, 2013
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Tree Dedication

A tree was planted on the property at 100 Captain’s Row, where Arlene Black called home for more than 35 year until her recent pass­ing. A group of building residents, including Joyce Black, Arlene’s sister, and Chelsea City Council President, Dan Cortell (pictured right), headed by the building’s Trustees, were joined by Admiral’s Hill...

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Please Release Me… : Cottage Street Advocate, Musician Detained by Ice Since September

June 28, 2013
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Please Release Me… : Cottage Street Advocate, Musician  Detained by Ice Since September

Last September, Livio Arias Torres ran to the door of his Cottage Street apartment as thundering knocks in the early morning hours awakened him suddenly. He had been disturbed from his slumber and didn’t even have enough time to put on a change of clothes to find out who was continuously knocking so early...

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Three Options on the Table for Silver Line Route in Chelsea

June 28, 2013
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Three Options on the Table for Silver Line Route in Chelsea

Three options have emerged from the study reviewing the potential expansion of the MBTA’s Silver Line service to Chelsea – a change in the City’s public transportation options that many are describing as a “game changer” in terms of being directly connected to the booming South Boston Waterfront. This past week, officials from the...

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State Housing Association Rescinds 2001 Mclaughlin Recommendation

June 28, 2013
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The chief of the state housing authority director’s association – a former close associate and admirer of former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Director Michael McLaughlin – has submitted a letter to Federal Judge Doug Woodlock to rescind his 2001 McLaughlin letter of recommendation. Thomas Connolly Jr., executive director of the Mass National Association of...

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Fun in the Sun Starts June 29th as Pool Finally Opens

June 28, 2013
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The Vietnam Veterans Pool, operated by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), is readying to be one of the first State pools open this summer. “It continues to be a top priority to get our pool open and keep it open for as long as possible,” said Rep. Eugene O’Flaherty, who has been...

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Congratulations Senator Ed Markey: District Voters Supported Our Long-time Congressman

June 28, 2013
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Voters in this district mirrored those across the state in giving their enthusiastic support  to our long-time Congressman, Ed Markey, in his campaign for U.S. Senate against Republican rival Gabriel Gomez. Massachusetts voters clearly understood the difference between the candidates and realized the profound effect that sending a Republican to the U.S. Senate would...

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Police Briefs 06-27-2013

June 28, 2013
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June 17 Lance Pona, 23, of 36 Orange Street, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Francisco Lugo, 38, of 456 Park Avenue, Boston, was arrested for carrying a dangerous weapon. Carlos Nieves, 21, of 16 Burma Road, Chelsea, was arrested for carrying a dangerous weapon. Victor Barahona, 20, of...

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Obituaries 06-27-2013

June 28, 2013
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William Crowley Worked for NE Tel & Tel, Member of K of C and Lifetime Member of DAV William A. Crowley of Chelsea passed away on June 18 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett following a brief illness. He was 70 years old. Born in the West End, he was the son of...

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MGH Chelsea Summer Safety Bike Fair

June 25, 2013
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MGH Chelsea Summer Safety Bike Fair

Elsa Waters, Olin Waters, Eric Cogan, Eric Esmurria, Garrett Cezott and Eva Esmurria at the MGH Chelsea Summer Safety Bike Fair

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Open Air Apollinaire to Celebrate 10th Year with Bertolt Brecht

June 25, 2013
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Open Air Apollinaire to Celebrate 10th Year with Bertolt Brecht

Apollinaire Theatre Company will mark 10 years of offering free bilingual productions on alternating nights in English and Spanish in Chelsea’s Mary O’Malley Park Bertolt Brecht’s parable of right and wrong, ‘The Caucasian Chalk Circle.’ Brecht throws the audience into the action when a coup brings down the social order. The intertwining tales of Grusha, a...

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