Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Great Day for Readers: Family Literacy Day Set for Sat. At Chelsea Public Library

November 7, 2013
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A Great Day for Readers: Family Literacy Day Set for Sat. At Chelsea Public Library

More than 800 Chelsea youths are expected to attend the 8th Annual Family Literacy Day: Chelsea Reads this Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Chelsea Public Library. Sixty-five people attended the event in its first year but it has grown steadily in stature and significance to the point where it has...

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Election Day Produced Some Nail Biters in Chelsea

November 7, 2013
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Election Day Produced Some Nail Biters in Chelsea

Several close races, but few new faces was the storyline of Tuesday’s City Election in Chelsea. The closest of the closest race took place in a hotly contested battle between Councillor Joe Perlatonda and Challenger Henry Wilson for the District 5 seat where there will be a recount in the race. When the dust...

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Chelsea Jewish Foundation CEO Barry Berman Receives Prestigious Leading Age “award of Honor”

November 7, 2013
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Chelsea Jewish Foundation CEO Barry Berman Receives Prestigious Leading Age “award of Honor”

The Chelsea Jewish Foundation (CJF) announced this week that CEO Barry Berman has been selected by Leading Age to receive this year’s “Award of Honor.” This award is the association’s highest honor and is a nationwide award. “I was shocked when I received the word because it’s a national award,” he told the Record....

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Swearing in

November 7, 2013
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Swearing in

Police Chief Brian Kyes pins the badge on new Chelsea Police Officer Scott Sardo as his little daughter, Hope, looks curiously at the whole scene. Hope is being held by Sardo’s wife, Tracy. Sardo is one of three new officers added to the ranks at a ceremony last Monday night.

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Ash: Maybe It’s Time to Reassess Gaming in Massachusetts?

November 7, 2013
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The East Boston ‘no’ vote on the Suffolk Downs casino project on Tuesday – along with a similar ‘no’ vote on a gaming project in Palmer – has resonated in a big way with City Manager Jay Ash. Ash has been a staunch gaming advocate and has testified several times before the state legislature...

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Greenway Project Not to Be Overlooked

November 7, 2013
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All summer long, Chelsea residents and City leaders attended meeting after meeting to advocate and discuss the Silver Line Bus Service coming to Chelsea. For the most part, all they wanted was the new service. What they got was the new bus service and a beautiful new walking greenway part to accompany it. Along...

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Veterans Day: Thank a Veteran for His or Her Service to Our Country

November 7, 2013
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This Monday, November 11, we will join with our fellow Americans in observing Veteran’s Day, a day set aside to honor the sacrifices made by all of those who have served in our nation’s armed forces. Veteran’s Day originated as a commemoration of the end of World War I, which officially ended on the...

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Red Devils Fall in Tourney Opener to St. Clement’s

November 7, 2013
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The Chelsea High football team was eliminated from the competition in the Division 6 North MIAA football tournament with a  41-0 loss to St. Clement’s Saturday evening at Dilboy Field in Somerville. St. Clement’s got off to a fast start, taking the opening kickoff to the Red Devil eight yard line and then going...

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Obituaries 11-07-2013

November 7, 2013
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Kim Leisey Retired Union Glazer, Coached Chelsea Youth Baseball Kim R. Leisey of Nahant passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 3 at the North Shore Medical Center in Salem. He was 58 years old. Born in Cambridge, the son of the late Leroy and June (Babin) Leisey, he attended Cambridge Public Schools throughout his...

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