Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Special Easter

April 17, 2014
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This week and especially on Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a...

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Red Devil Baseball Team Drops Two Games

April 17, 2014
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The Chelsea High baseball team still is searching for its first win of the season after dropping a pair of contests the past week. Last Thursday saw the Red Devils fall in an 8-7 heartbreaker to Mystic Valley in the bottom of the seventh inning in a contest played under the lights at the...

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Obituaries 04-17-2014

April 17, 2014
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Robert King, Jr. Retired Pansonic Executive Robert C. King, Jr. of Murrieta, CA passed away quietly in his home on April 7 surrounded by family. He was 80 years old. The son of the late Robert C. King and Florence ( Flight) King, he was born on March 4, 1934 in Chelsea, served in...

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Chelsea On Fire: 1908

April 14, 2014
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Courtesy WGBH/Edgar B. Herwick III http://wgbhnews.org/post/chelsea-fire-1908

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Empty Bowls Fundraiser

April 9, 2014
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Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Volunteers are hard at work preparing for the 3rd Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser to support the Chelsea Hunger Network and tell the story of those who deal with hunger every day in Chelsea.. The annual event features hand-painted bowls and a hearty soup to go in it. For the past few months, volunteers (shown...

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3rd Annual Chelsea Chase 5k

April 9, 2014
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3rd Annual Chelsea Chase 5k

The Jordan Boys & Girls Club will once again be collaborating with the Chelsea Police Relief Association to host the 3rd Annual Chelsea Chase 5K, which takes place on Saturday, May 10th with a 10am start.  The start and finish will be outside of the Dockside in Chelsea, one of our sponsors who will...

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Washington Avenue Bridge Closure Shortened in Silver Line Construction Process

April 9, 2014
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Washington Avenue Bridge Closure Shortened in Silver Line Construction Process

State transportation officials gave residents an exciting look at the conceptual plans and renderings of the Silver Line Stations and bus route planned for Chelsea during a meeting on April 1 at City Hall. While the pictures were pretty and colorful – instilling quite a bit of excitement into the capacity crowd in the...

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City of Chelsea Part of All-America City Finalist

April 9, 2014
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In 1998, just three years removed from State receivership, a delegation of government, business and civic leaders, and some ordinary citizens, traveled to Mobile, Alabama, to tell Chelsea’s story of its rise from the depths no municipality had seen since the Great Depression. That rise was catapulted even higher with the city’s selection then...

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Casino Licensing Pushed Back Again Indefinitely

April 9, 2014
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Waiting seems to be the name of the game when it comes to gaming in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) announced last Friday that it would be delaying the award of a Greater Boston resort casino license indefinitely. The timeline to award a casino license in Greater Boston has steadily moved back for...

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CHS Boys Track Set to Open Season

April 9, 2014
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The Chelsea High boys track team was set to open its season this week, facing  Mystic Valley this past Tuesday and then taking on Greater Lowell today (Thursday). Coach Don Fay’s Red Devils competed against Everett in a scrimmage meet last Friday in which a number of the Chelsea tracksters turned in fine performances. CHS captain Jeffrey...

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