Monthly Archives: December 2013

Chelsea Death Believed Homicide

December 12, 2013
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A Revere woman found suffering from serious injuries on Broadway early Tuesday morning has died and authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying her assailant. Michelle Dauwer, 45, most recently of Constitution Avenue in Revere, was found dead and her death is being treated as a homicide by investigators. Chelsea Police responded...

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Compromise Keeps Casino Proposal at Revere’s Suffolk Downs Site Alive

December 12, 2013
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While many were expecting a finite decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) on Tuesday afternoon considering the Revere-only casino, the Commissioners instead surprised everyone by agreeing to a very detailed compromise that will allow the proposal to go forward with a caveat. The caveat being that Revere must take another vote for the...

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Nelson Mandela: A Truly Unique and Wonderful Man

December 12, 2013
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The outpouring of world-wide respect for Nelson Mandela, the former leader of South Africa who passed away this week, is unprecedented in the world we live in today. No one reading this editorial can even begin to imagine or comprehend the hardships he encountered during his long life: Here was a man who was...

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Obituaries 12-12-2013

December 12, 2013
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Madeline Cromwell Retired Glazier, AME Baptist Church Member Madeline F. (Hagan) Cromwell, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away early on Tuesday, November 5 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett after being transferred from Eastpointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Sunday. Celebrating her 82nd birthday in February of this year, she was a...

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Centro Latino Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner

December 6, 2013
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Centro Latino Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner

Centro Latino sponsored a Thanksgiving luncheon at the Williams School on Nov. 27. Pictured are some of the forty volunteers from Chelsea High School’s Interact Club who helped make the event a success.

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Sammy Mojica Picks Drexel Chelsea Hoop Star Receives D-1 Scholarship

December 6, 2013
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Sammy Mojica Picks Drexel Chelsea Hoop Star Receives D-1 Scholarship

It was an impressive ceremony for an impressive young man who happens to be one of the state’s most outstanding high school basketball players. Chelsea High School Athletic Director Frank DePatto rolled out the red and black carpet for former Red Devil hoop star Sammy Mojica for his national letter-of-intent signing ceremony Nov. 26...

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Gallery Farewell a Loss for Artists, Arts Community

December 6, 2013
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Gallery Farewell a Loss for Artists, Arts Community

It has been said that all good things come to an end – and that those things typically are sped along to their demise by lawyers and insurance companies. Such is the case for the popular Gallery@Spencer Lofts – one of the City’s first residential art galleries that came about during the resurgence of...

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O’Flaherty Supports Bill to Increase Efficiency of Mass. Election Process

December 6, 2013
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O’Flaherty Supports Bill to Increase Efficiency of Mass. Election Process

State Representative Eu­gene O’Flaherty sponsored a bill last week will establish early voting for presidential elections and provides re­sources to local officials and residents to make the voting process more efficient. O’Flaherty and his col­leagues in the House unani­mously passed the bill. Under the bill pushed by O’Flaherty early voting for presidential elections will...

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Huge Property Loss in Thanksgiving Fire at Colombian Bakery

December 6, 2013
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Huge Property Loss in Thanksgiving Fire at Colombian Bakery

The popular El Dorado Bakery building on Congress Avenue is a near total loss after a fully-involved fire engulfed the business during the early morning hours on Thanksgiv­ing, Nov. 28. Firefighters first responded to the possibility of a fire at 23 Congress Ave. Dep. Chief Robert Camer­on and his crew quickly found smoke, though,...

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City Manager to Get Excellent Overall Evaluation

December 6, 2013
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Evaluation Committee Chair Leo Robinson said this week that City Manager Jay Ash will receive an overall excellent evaluation from city councillors on his annual evaluation team. Councillors have been meeting for about a month to discuss the evaluation and address each of the numerous points for which Ash is evaluated on a yearly...

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