Monthly Archives: September 2013

Robinson Announces His Candidacy for Re-election

September 19, 2013
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Robinson Announces His Candidacy for Re-election

City Councillor-At-Large Leo Robinson has announced his candidacy for re-election this week. A tireless commu­nity advocate and respected political leader, Robinson’s lifetime of contributions to community and civic affairs has been substantial and ef­fective.

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New Campaign Will Hammer Home Low Pot Usage by Chelsea Teens

September 19, 2013
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New Campaign Will Hammer Home Low Pot Usage by Chelsea Teens

Many times the perception of Chelsea teens is radically worse than the true reality, and nothing proves that point better than a recent survey on marijuana usage among Chelsea High School (CHS) students – a survey that revealed most teens are not smoking pot. With that information in hand, Amy Harris and her team...

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Public Safety: Perlatonda Says He is Ready to Discuss Commissioner Idea

September 19, 2013
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After a blow up at last week’s City Council meeting over the proposal to discuss having a Police Commissioner, District 5 Councillor Joe Perlatonda said he is not giving up on the idea and only hopes for a discussion. “I’m still looking into the Police Commissioner thing and doing research this week,” he said...

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All-Chelsea Awards Winners Announced

September 19, 2013
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The 12th Annual “All-Chelsea Awards” will be presented on Monday, Sept. 30th to nine recipients who have improved the lives of local residents and enhanced the city’s overall civic standing. “A significant reason that Chelsea’s stock continues to be on the rise is the contribution of so many towards the advancement of our community....

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A Great Lady: Lydia Walata Will Be Missed

September 19, 2013
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Long time residents of this city were saddened to learn this week of the passing of Lydia Walata after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Walata for decades was an active and vibrant member of the civic and political scene in Chelsea. A highly respected member of the School Committee, Mrs. Walata, along with Andrew P....

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Red Devils Start 2013 with Smashing 40-8 Win

September 19, 2013
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The Chelsea High football team opened its season in high style with a 40-8 triumph over St. Joseph’s of Newton Friday evening under the lights at Chelsea Stadium. The Red Devils overcame an 8-7 deficit early in the second quarter with a touchdown before the intermission to take a 14-8 advantage into the locker...

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Obituaries 09-19-2013

September 19, 2013
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Joanne ‘MiMi’ DeFelice Outstanding Chelsea Resident Joanne D. (Goffredo) “MiMi” DeFelice, a long time resident of Chelsea died at home on September 12 after a long illness. Born in Boston and beloved by all, “MiMi,” as almost everyone called her, was very active in both her family as well as civic undertakings. She was...

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The Voice of the Red Devils: Chelsea Press Box to Be Named in Memory of Arnold Goodman

September 12, 2013
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The Voice of the Red Devils: Chelsea Press Box to Be Named in Memory of Arnold Goodman

Chelsea High School director of athletics Frank DePatto is inviting the community to attend a dedication ceremony in honor of the late Arnold Goodman, a long-time and beloved Chelsea teacher, coach and Voice of the CHS Red Devils, on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Chelsea High School cafeteria. During the ceremony...

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McLaughlin Arraigned in Illegal Fund-raising for Tim Murray

September 12, 2013
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McLaughlin Arraigned in Illegal Fund-raising for Tim Murray

Former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Director Michael McLaughlin was arraigned in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court last Thursday morning on a 12-count indictment from a Grand Jury, but sources said he might have thrown a curveball in the plans of Attorney General Martha Coakley by not also entering into a plea deal later that day....

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Taste of Chelsea Will Be Another Treat for Food Enthusiasts: Sept. 23 Event Will Move Outdoors and Benefit HarborCOV

September 12, 2013
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Taste of Chelsea Will Be Another Treat for Food Enthusiasts: Sept. 23 Event Will Move Outdoors and Benefit HarborCOV

When Chelsea Bank CEO and president Joseph Vinard founded the Taste of Chelsea event a decade ago, he likely didn’t envision that it would become the incredible food lovers extravaganza that is has and draw more than 700 people. Ten years later Vinard is still active as the co-chair of Taste of Chelsea. The...

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