Monthly Archives: August 2013

Obituaries 08-15-2013

August 15, 2013
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Dorothea Gesamondo Retired Registered Nurse, Member of Many Organizations Dorothea E. (McCellan) Gesamondo, a longtime resident of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, died after a brief illness at Winchester Hospital on August 11. She was 92 year old. Born and raised in Chelsea, she was a 1939 graduate of Chelsea High School and a 1943...

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Green Revolution and Ham: Storybook Development Stands Dormant, Faces Federal Lawsuit over Motionless Windmill

August 8, 2013
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Green Revolution and Ham: Storybook Development Stands Dormant,  Faces Federal Lawsuit over Motionless Windmill

It was supposed to be the development that ushered in the new Green Revolution in residential construction, but the Forbes Park development has totally fizzled and this week it sits empty – having had no takers at a recent bank auction and its signature windmill the focus of a federal lawsuit from U.S. Attorney...

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ZBA Approves Permits for Two New Hotels: Ash Says Chelsea Has ‘arrived’

August 8, 2013
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ZBA Approves Permits for Two New Hotels: Ash Says Chelsea Has ‘arrived’

For decades, residents and city officials lamented over the inability to secure the type of economic development that Chelsea’s locational advantage (vis-à-vis Downtown Boston, Logan Airport and Cambridge) should have been delivering. Just minutes from each, with tremendous connections via the metropolitan highway system, the city’s ideal location, yet poor economic development record, seemed...

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Clean Sweep: Agreement with Liquor Store Piggy-backs on Effort to Clean Up Bellingham Square

August 8, 2013
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One week after Chelsea and State Police announced a major criminal sweep of Bellingham Square – with 48 arrests logged in one week – the Chelsea Licensing Board announced an agreement with a frequently troubled liquor store in the Square that could further help improve conditions in the city’s center. While there are numerous...

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ZBA Says ‘no’ to Check Casher on Parkway

August 8, 2013
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There is no shortage of ‘Check Casher’ stores and ‘multi-service’ bodegas in Chelsea, and neighbors on the Parkway were firm in voicing their disapproval over adding yet another such store to the heap that already exist in the city. The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) emphatically denied a petition by Demko Realty Trust to...

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Chelsea Jewish Foundation Partners with North Shore Community College

August 8, 2013
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The  Chelsea Jewish Foundation (CJF) announced that its educational division – the  Chelsea Jewish Academy (CJA) – has partnered with North Shore Community College (NSCC) to provide healthcare training to 50 new and incumbent workers. The collaboration was created to meet the increased demand for Nurse Assistants and Home Health Aides. This partnership, formed...

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Officials Hopeful for Voke Park Improvements

August 8, 2013
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The City has submitted an application for State funding for a portion of the cost of a major rehabilitation of Voke Park.  If Chelsea’s local and state officials are successful, Voke could see a $750,000 fix-up beginning next spring. “We’ll be fighting for every dollar we can get,” said Representative Kathi-Anne Reinstein, who, like...

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Obituaries 08-08-2013

August 8, 2013
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Joseph Ianno Retired Carpenter, Of New Hampshire, formerly of Chelsea and Saugus Joseph M. Ianno, a resident of Tilton, New Hampshire since 2001, died at his home with his loving family at his side on Monday, August 5 following a period of failing health.  He was 75 years old. Joe was born in Chelsea...

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Arnold Goodman: Outstanding Teacher, Mentor, Sportsman Dies at the Age of 80

August 1, 2013
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Arnold Goodman: Outstanding Teacher, Mentor,  Sportsman Dies at the Age of 80

There were so many people that Arnold Goodman affected in such a positive, uplifting way that even he probably didn’t realize the tremendous impact his teachings and his niceness would have on others for the remainder of their lives. Richard Perlman is but one example of the countless youths and students who admired and...

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Mobile App Academy

August 1, 2013
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Mobile App Academy

Samsung Mobile hosted several Chelsea High School students last Wednesday and Thurs­day – including CHS’s Fernando Mazzoni, shown here comparing programming notes – at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for a two-day mobile application academy. The academies were hosted in six U.S. cities, including Boston, and allow students to learn and program their...

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