Monthly Archives: October 2013

Silver Line Will Bring New Value to Chelsea

October 30, 2013
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Silver Line Will Bring New Value to Chelsea

After decades of mining for unique public transportation solutions in Chelsea, this week Chelsea and state officials have struck silver – and the find could end up being worth its weight in gold. City Manager Jay Ash and Gov. Deval Patrick shared the podium Wednesday morning at the MassPort Garage on Central Avenue to...

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Fitzpatrick, McLaughlin Indicted for Rigging Inspections

October 30, 2013
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Fitzpatrick, McLaughlin Indicted for Rigging Inspections

Media reports this week indicated that former Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) Director Michael McLaughlin has been indicted with two others regarding the alleged rigging of public housing inspections. McLaughlin, 67, who is already imprisoned on federal charges regarding his salary and is also facing state charges about campaign finance violations, got word of the...

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Pot of Gold Dinner

October 30, 2013
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Pot of Gold Dinner

Tricia Williams, and Gloria Gerrig and Gloria Glazer, representing Temple Emmanuel, split the $10,000 prize at the Chamber of Commerce Pot Of Gold Dinner.

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Celebrity Sighting

October 30, 2013
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Celebrity Sighting

Susan Gallant and her sister Beverly Jones (right) love John Travolta so they had to get a picture with him while he was filming on Addison Street recently.

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Malden Deal Not Good Enough for Chelsea

October 30, 2013
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Some $1 million per year for casino mitigation will not be enough for Chelsea, City Manager Jay Ash said this week in response to the Surrounding Community Agreement inked between Malden and Wynn Resorts last week. “It’s less than what I’ve been negotiating for,” said Ash. “It’s good because now there is a number...

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Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

October 30, 2013
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When the Founding Fathers drew up our Constitution, the notion of a democratic form of government, in which every citizen was given the right to vote (although admittedly, citizenship in the late 18th century was conferred solely upon white males) was an almost-heretical concept in a world ruled by royals and oligarchs. However, more...

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Have a Safe Halloween

October 30, 2013
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Halloween is for children or the child in all of us. The thought of getting loads of free candy is sometimes just an overload as children race around the streets trying to make sure that they hit every house and get their treats. However, as fun as Halloween can be, there is also the...

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CHS Football Team to Face St. Clement’s in State Tourney

October 30, 2013
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The Chelsea High football team will take part in the MIAA’s new football playoff format when the Red Devils travel to Dilboy Stadium in Somerville Saturday evening to take on St. Clement’s, the champion of the Small Division of the Catholic Conference. Kick off time is set for 7:00 p.m. The Red Devils qualified...

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Obituaries 10-31-2013

October 30, 2013
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Kevin Keohane Star Athlete at Chelsea High, Class of 1973 Kevin Keohane passed away suddenly in Melrose on October 25. He was 58 years old. Mr. Keohane was born in Chelsea on June 28, 1955, and was raised in Chelsea. He graduated from Our Lady of Grace Grammar School and Chelsea High School, Class...

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Promoting Chelsea: Popular Real Estate Agent Conducts Sale of Former Beacon Café Building

October 25, 2013
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Promoting Chelsea: Popular Real Estate Agent Conducts Sale of Former Beacon Café Building

Lydia Leonard grew up on Webster Avenue, spent time socializing with friends at Merritt Park, and later owned a home on Eleanor Street for 27 years. As a business partner in City Square Realty for 13 years, Leonard had more than an observational role in the city’s real estate resurgence, especially so in the...

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