Monthly Archives: July 2013

Memories of Chelsea Fast Pitch Softball

July 18, 2013
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There are so many great things that we miss about the “old” Chelsea and one of those memories is  the Chelsea Municipal Fast Pitch Softball League at Carter Park. There were many, many nights when the Carter Park stands and the staircase leading into the ballfield from Orange Street would be filled with fans...

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Obituaries 07-18-2013

July 18, 2013
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Angel Gonzalez Accident Victim Angel L Gonzalez of Chelsea died tragically, by accident, on July 3. He was 44 years old. Born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, Angel passed away tragically late Wednesday evening after being hit while changing a tire in the breakdown lane of Rt. 93 in Windham, New Hampshire. He was the...

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Three Years in Prison for Mclaughlin; No Restitution for CHA

July 18, 2013
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Three Years in Prison for Mclaughlin; No Restitution for CHA

Judge says McLaughlin picked the pockets of CHA residents to line his own pockets In a sentencing hearing that seemed to take on elements of a criminal trial, Federal Judge Doug Woodlock elevated the sentence of former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Director Michael McLaughlin and gave him three years in prison. “I find for...

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Chelsea Place Opens at Commons

July 11, 2013
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Chelsea Place Opens at Commons

The latest addition to Chelsea Commons was unveiled yesterday as Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) held a ribbon cutting to signal the completion of Chelsea Place, a four story, 56-unit, market rate apartment complex. The LEED Silver certified building, which will include solar panels on the roof among many green elements in the...

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Sandsculpting Festival Ready to Start on July 17

July 11, 2013
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Sandsculpting Festival Ready to Start on July 17

With all of the fun and entertainment that has now become part of the nearby Revere Beach National Sandsculpting Festival, one thing that can tend to get lost in the pre-festival publicity is the actual Sandsculpting. However, once the show gets on the road July 17th – marking the Festival’s 10th Anniversary – it...

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Collaborative, Residents Are Still Pushing Amendment in Wake of Quebec Train Disaster

July 11, 2013
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Collaborative, Residents Are Still Pushing  Amendment in Wake of Quebec Train Disaster

While pleased with last week’s announcement that Global Petroleum had withdrawn its proposal to bring millions of gallons of Ethanol by train through more than 90 communities across the Commonwealth, local Chelsea Creek activists remain dedicated to seeing through the amendment they have fought for and that would ensure that future projects like Global’s...

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Turn in McLaughlin Sentencing Could Set New Legal Precedent

July 11, 2013
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As the nation paused to celebrate and elevate the cornerstones of democracy in America, the attorneys in the Michael McLaughlin case did revolutionary battle over a unique turn in the case that could set new precedent in the federal court system. At issue is the still-remarkable turn of events from McLaughlin’s sentencing hearing in...

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Our Opinions A Joint Victory

July 11, 2013
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The decision by Global Petroleum officials to withdraw their application to bring Ethanol trains to its Revere/East Boston terminal on tracks running through the communities of Chelsea and Everett certainly comes as good news especially to residents who live near the train tracks or the terminal itself. Last week’s explosion in Canada of crude...

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Police Briefs 07-11-2013

July 11, 2013
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July 1 Robert J. Mazzeo Sr., 55, of 20 Grandview Road, Chelsea, was arrested for assault and battery. Carlos Hernandez, 19, of 15 Fifth Street, Chelsea, was arrested for carrying a firearm without a license, carrying a loaded firearm without a license, without possession of FID card, and miscellaneous motor vehicle ordinance bylaw violations....

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Obituaries 07-11-2013

July 11, 2013
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Pauline Nolan K-Mart Retiree Pauline M. Nolan, a lifelong Chelsea resident, passed away on July 4 at the Massachusetts General Hospital following a brief illness. She was 77 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, the daughter of Andrew and Evelyn (DeOtt) Gallagher, she attended local schools and worked for many years at K-Mart...

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