Monthly Archives: February 2014

Seal of Approval

February 17, 2014
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Seal of Approval

United States Navy SEAL Team 6 leader Robert O’Neill (left) was the guest speaker at the Jordan Boys and Girls Club breakfast Monday. Among those attending the event was Chelsea police Chief Brian Kyes (right).

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Community Service Donation

February 17, 2014
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Community Service Donation

Barry Kirshon, owner of Kirshon Paint in Chelsea, presented a check to the Jordan Boys and Girls Club as part of a community service donation program with Benjamin Moore Paints. Pictured, from left, are Mark Arsenault, maintenance director at the club, Michelle Perez, JBGC executive director, Josh Kraft, president and CEO of the Boys...

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Council Proceeding Carefully on Inspection Proposal

February 17, 2014
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A newly proposed program that would require inspections of housing units every five years by the City’s Code Enforcement is getting a lukewarm welcome at the Council, as many councillors are trying to balance the competing ideas of correcting substandard housing with residents’s private property rights. The plan was proposed last summer, but was...

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Another Hotel Has Agreement near Parkway, Mill Creek

February 17, 2014
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Though he couldn’t give an exact location, City Manager Jay Ash confirmed this week that a fifth hotel has reached a tentative agreement to build on a former industrial site near Broadway at the City Line of Chelsea and Revere. “I can confirmed that a fifth hotel has a tentative agreement to be developed...

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Snow and Cold: A Tough Winter, but We’re up for It

February 17, 2014
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When we were younger, we never truly understood what our grandmother meant when she would say, “It’s been a long, hard winter.” In a child’s world, a big snowstorm means no school, which would leave us free to go sledding, build igloos in the mounds of snow created by the snow plows, and roam...

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CHS Roundup

February 17, 2014
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Red Devils win three of four to reach tourney The Chelsea High boys basketball team came to know the meaning of the fabled phrase, “The ecstasy of victory and the agony of defeat,” that was uttered weekly by Jim McKay, the long-time host of ABC’s The Wide World of Sports, in the course of...

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Obituaries 02-13-2014

February 17, 2014
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Albert LaFauci Of East Boston, formerly from Chelsea Albert J. LaFauci of East Boston, formerly of Chelsea, passed away on January 29 at the Chelsea Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Broadway in Chelsea where he had been receiving supportive care for the past few weeks. He was 85 years old. Born in Boston,...

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Hundreds Pack Avellaneda’s State Rep Campaign Kickoff: Calls for Candidates Forum in Short Campaign Season

February 6, 2014
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Hundreds Pack Avellaneda’s State Rep Campaign Kickoff: Calls for Candidates Forum in Short Campaign Season

Following a successful kick-off to his campaign on Monday in Chelsea’s popular Mystic Brewery, State Rep. Candidate Roy Avellaneda has taken his campaign to the streets of Chelsea and, more importantly, to the crucial voting blocks in Charlestown. Now, Avellaneda is calling for a candidates forum, challenging candidates Chris Remmes and Dan Ryan –...

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One North Looks to Bring a Little Downtown to Our Town

February 6, 2014
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One North Looks to Bring a Little Downtown to Our Town

Downtown Boston has moved a few steps closer to Chelsea as the One North of Boston luxury apartments prepare for an April opening – with the project already leasing units and giving tours to prospective residents. “This is downtown living at a much more affordable price point,” said developer Damian Szary. “These are apartments...

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Officials “stoked” that there will be no pot sales in Chelsea

February 6, 2014
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The State announced last week that 20 locations would be permitted to dispense medical marijuana, and local officials were high on the fact that none of the sites were in Chelsea. “We weren’t surprised, because there were no applications for sites in Chelsea,” said City Manager Jay Ash.  “We carefully crafted a defendable legal...

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