Monthly Archives: February 2014

Black History Month

February 26, 2014
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Black History Month

Chelsea’s Kathryn Woods presented her renowned performance of ‘A Woman, Ain’t I?’ – a tribute to the life of abolitionist Sojourner Truth in her own words – as part of the Black History Celebration at BHCC Chelsea Campus last Thursday. Woods has performed the 45-minute one-woman show before in Chelsea, and her performance last...

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Bunker Hill Community College Chelsea Campus Black History Month Celebration, Feb. 20, 2014

February 26, 2014
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Bunker Hill Community College Chelsea Campus Black History Month Celebration, Feb. 20, 2014

Students, staff and community members gathered at the BHCC Chelsea Campus last Thursday afternoon for a celebration of Black History Month. The event featured a presentation about Chelsea inventor Lewis Latimer and the Chelsea-based Latimer Society, as well as a rousing spoken word performance by Chelsea resident Kathryn Woods – who played the role...

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Candidates for State Rep. Seat Must Also Battle Winter Weather: State Primary to Fill O’Flaherty Seat Scheduled for next Tuesday

February 26, 2014
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Candidates for State Rep. Seat Must Also Battle Winter Weather: State Primary to Fill O’Flaherty Seat Scheduled for next Tuesday

Frozen pens, rain-frazzled hair and thermal-insulated snowsuits aren’t typically the things of political campaigns, but cold weather campaigning has been the only option for the candidates of the 2nd Suffolk District over the last few weeks due to a unique race that has transpired over one of the worst winter stretches in years. Snow...

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Chelsea Praises ‘yes’ Vote in Revere

February 26, 2014
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Though no one in Chelsea had a say in the matter on Tuesday, a good many residents and municipal officials in Chelsea breathed a sigh of relief at the overwhelming ‘yes’ vote by Revere residents pertaining to the casino at Suffolk Downs. While Chelsea has been talking with both potential casino operators – Mohegan...

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A Great Tribute to “Barney” Nugent

February 26, 2014
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In a touching and unique tribute, family members, friends, classmates and associates from Major League Baseball gathered to remember Francis Nugent Jr., known affectionately as “Barney.” Mr. Nugent passed away Feb. 22 after a gallant battle with cancer. He was 61. Barney rose in his noble profession of sports medicine to become the athletic...

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Red Devils Bow out of Tourney

February 26, 2014
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The Chelsea High boys basketball team made a quick exit from the Division 2 North Sectional of the MIAA state basketball tournament with a 68-42 loss to Marblehead Monday on the latter’s home court. The Red Devils, who came into the tourney seeded 18th in the D-2 North bracket with a 10-10 record, ran...

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Obituaries 02-27-2014

February 26, 2014
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Ellen ‘Janie’ Peach Of Chelsea Ellen J. “Janie” (Reynolds) Peach of Chelsea died on February 19. She was 94 years old. She was the wife of the late William L. “Les” Peach; devoted mother of Shirley M. Olson and her husband, Ernest of Chelsea, Goldie M. Moore and her husband, Edward “Ted” of Saugus,...

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A Jam Session

February 21, 2014
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A Jam Session

Chelsea’s Paul Koolloian attended the Cheap Trick rock concert at the Lynn Auditorium and had the honor of watching former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown play the guitar with the esteemed rockers

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Mullaney Resigns As CHS Principal in June

February 21, 2014
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Mullaney Resigns As CHS Principal in June

Citing a need for more family time and work-family balance, esteemed Chelsea High School (CHS) Principal Joe Mullaney notified school officials and colleagues last Friday that he would be stepping down in June. Mullaney wasn’t immediately available for comment due to the February School Vacation schedule, but in a letter to his colleagues at...

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Marking 15 Years: Latimer Society Will Honor Late Granddaughter with Show

February 21, 2014
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Marking 15 Years: Latimer Society Will Honor  Late Granddaughter with Show

Latimer Society founders Ron and Leo Robinson announced last week that the last remaining granddaughter of Lewis Latimer – the renowned inventor who was born in Chelsea – has passed away and the Society will put on a show in April to honor her. Dr. Winifred Latimer, 99, passed away earlier this month, and...

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