Monthly Archives: October 2013

Chelsea Native to Discuss Hitchcock Book at Library

October 25, 2013
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Chelsea Native to Discuss Hitchcock Book at Library

Chelsea native Phil Skerry is no psycho, but he can certainly talk about any aspect of ‘Psycho’ and the methods of filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock. This coming Friday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m., Skerry will discuss and sign his second Hitchcock-themed book, ‘Dark Energy: Hitchcock’s Absolute Camera and the Physics of Cinematic Space-Time.’ His most...

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Council to Address Clark Ave. School

October 25, 2013
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A City Council Committee of the Whole will meet in the near future to begin a discussion on funding the proposed Clark Avenue Middle School project. The project is currently in the final stages of the state School Building Authority (MSBA) process, but a final plan has been submitted. It calls for a brand...

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With Ceasars Leaving Suffolk Downs Casino, City Offcials Are Still Comfortable with Project

October 25, 2013
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) came to bury Caesars last Friday afternoon, not to praise them. The entire casino effort at Suffolk Downs this week is in flux as the track searches for another gaming operator, Caesars Entertainment has limped out of town, rejected by MGC, and a vote on the overall casino plan...

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Letter to the Editor

October 25, 2013
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Firefighters endorses Calvin Brown Dear Residents of Chelsea, I am writing on behalf of Chelsea Fire Fighters Local 937 to endorse Calvin Brown for re-election to the office of Chelsea City Council. Local 937 supports candidates who share our commitment to the safety of the Citizens of Chelsea.  We feel Calvin Brown shares our...

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Police Briefs 10-24-2013

October 25, 2013
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SHOOTING ON WASHINGTON AVE A 20-year-old female from East Boston was shot in the head early Friday morning inside of a 190 Washington Ave. apartment. Chelsea officers responded to a report of a gunshot victim at that address at 3:19 a.m.  Arriving officers and EMS observed the female suffering from a single gunshot wound...

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CHS Roundup

October 25, 2013
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Red Devil gridders win third straight, 32-0 The streaking Chelsea High football team rolled to its third straight shutout victory  in impressive fashion with a 32-0 blanking of Charlestown in a contest played across the Mystic River Friday night. The Red Devils set the tone of the contest from the outset, taking the opening...

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Obituaries 10-24-2013

October 25, 2013
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Peter Dobbins 30-Year Employee of Air Canada Peter K. Dobbins of Chelsea passed away on Monday morning, October 21 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 71 years old. Born in Everett and a longtime Chelsea resident, he was a US Army veteran and retired after...

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Officials Turn out for Walk

October 16, 2013
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Officials Turn out for Walk

Among the several hundred walkers who donned rain gear to participate in the annual Herb Chambers ALS/MS Walk to benefit the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home were (l to r) City Council President Dan Cortell, Councillor Brian Hatleberg, Councillor Leo Robinson, City Manager Jay Ash, School Committeewoman Lisa Lineweaver and Councillor Calvin Brown, with Hatleberg and Lineweaver’s...

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Remembrance: Morris Seigal, Beloved Educator and School Principal, Passes Away

October 16, 2013
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Remembrance: Morris Seigal, Beloved Educator and School Principal, Passes Away

Morris “Morrie” Seigal, a beloved educator and school principal who later served for 29 years on the Chelsea School Committee, died on Oct. 15 after a brief illness. He was 92. Mr. Seigal lived in Chelsea for his entire life, graduating from Chelsea High School before going on to receive his undergraduate degree from...

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Sheriff Tompkins Presents at El Mundo’s Hispanic Heritage Breakfast

October 16, 2013
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Sheriff Tompkins Presents at El Mundo’s Hispanic Heritage Breakfast

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently took part in El Mundo Newspaper’s Annual Hispanic Heritage Breakfast, held at the Revere Hotel in Boston. The event, which is part award ceremony and part comic roast, is held each year in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. Joining Sheriff Tompkins at the head table and taking...

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