Monthly Archives: October 2013

It’s a Girl

October 16, 2013
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It’s a Girl

Roseann Bongiovanni and her husband, Sandro Figarola, proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Louisa Rose Figarola. Louisa was born on July 15, 2013 at 11:47p.m. She was 5 pounds and 11.6 ounces and 19 inches long at birth. Louisa joined our family just 13 minutes before her big brother Luca’s 2nd birthday. Luca...

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City Seeks Board Members

October 16, 2013
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City officials are calling upon local residents to get more involved in the community.  Specifically, the City is seeking volunteers to join standing boards and commissions. “A key to the great success our community is enjoying is the participation of so many in helping their elected and appointed officials manage a complete transformation of...

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PCSS Ranks above the State and Neighboring Districts on MCAS

October 16, 2013
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Pioneer Charter School of Science (PCSS) has started another exciting school year with extraordinary results. Once again, PCSS students have performed extremely well on the recent MCAS and have substantially outperformed the state and district averages in all grade levels and subject areas in which they were tested. This success is the result of...

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Chelsea Little League Is Alive and Well and Optimistic about Its Future

October 16, 2013
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Chelsea Little League used to have three Major League games a night on Diamonds 1, 2, and 3 at the old Chelsea Memorial Stadium. And on Saturdays, the Minor League teams would not only use those three diamonds but Diamond 4 at the old Carter Park. Great youth leaders like Arnold Goodman, Phil Spellman,...

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Red Devils Win Second Straight, Top MV 19-0

October 16, 2013
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The Chelsea High football team earned its second straight win in impressive fashion with a solid 19-0 victory over Mystic Valley Friday evening at Chelsea Memorial Stadium. The Red Devils set the tone of the contest from the outset. After Mystic Valley took the opening kickoff and started at its own 20 yard line,...

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Obituaries 10-17-2013

October 16, 2013
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Morris Seigal Chelsea Educator and Longtime School Board Member Morris Seigal, a lifelong Chelsea resident, passed away on Tuesday, October 15 at his home. He was 92 years old. Morris graduated from Chelsea High School, Class of 1939. He then attended Salem State for his undergrad and later receiving a Masters Degree from Boston...

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State Increases Access for Early Education Opportunities

October 11, 2013
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State Increases Access for Early Education Opportunities

Governor Deval Patrick came to Chelsea on Tuesday to  announce that the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) has increased access for high-quality early education opportunities to more than 3,200 children. The new vouchers will assist high-need families with children who are currently on the waitlist for a subsidy to attend an early...

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Walk for Living

October 11, 2013
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Walk for Living

Judy Mastrocola and Kristen Donnelly served as the directors of the 5th Annual Walk for Living to benefit ALS and MS Residences and other Chelsea Jewish Foundation programs. The organizers are pictured at the event that was held Sunday and raised more than $100,000 for the cause.

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New School Being Planned at Clark Ave.

October 11, 2013
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In filings submitted to the state School Building Authority (MSBA) late last week, Chelsea School officials revealed that the preferred option for the Clark Avenue Middle School was to tear down the old structure and replace it with a completely new building. The historic building is now a middle school, but for decades was...

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Officials Now Suspect Woman Was Murdered

October 11, 2013
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For months, the general public has believed that an 88-year-old Washington Avenue woman died due to the extreme heat last July. There were even warnings put out as a result of her death for people to look out for the elderly during the heat wave last summer. However, law enforcement officials from the get-go...

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