Monthly Archives: May 2014

Roca Holds 9th Annual Breakfast Fundraiser

May 8, 2014
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Roca Holds 9th Annual Breakfast Fundraiser

Bryan Stevenson, Activist and Director of Equal Justice Initiative delivers keynote, Kelord Kynard, Roca Springfield participant honored at Seaport Hotel Bryan Stevenson, national justice system reform leader, lawyer and professor, joined more than 300 state policymakers, criminal justice officials and business and civic leaders today to honor Roca’s 26 years of transforming the lives...

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One North Welcomes New Residents, Both Human and Canine

May 8, 2014
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One North Welcomes New Residents, Both Human and Canine

‘No dogs allowed’ signs are something that pet owners get used to looking for, and at no other time is it paramount than when looking for an apartment. Pet owners get used to the happy looks that turn to frowns upon sharing the information that they will be bringing dogs. The facts are the...

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Golden Cannoli Shells Awarded Small Business of the Year

May 8, 2014
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Golden Cannoli Shells Awarded Small Business of the Year

SBA Massachusetts Small Business of the Year award winner Golden Cannoli Shells Company, Inc. was honored by Congressman Michael Capuano, SBA New England Regional Administrator Seth Goodall and other senior officials at a special ceremony held in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Golden Cannoli owners Valerie Bono, Ed Bresciani, Eric Bresciani, and Maria Elena Malloy hosted the...

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Daylight Shooting Puts Neighbors on Edge

May 8, 2014
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It was a beautiful afternoon on Tuesday. Winter’s back had been broken, and the warmth of the Sun was strong enough to shed the coats and jackets and go outside. Everyone was headed out of doors. Then several shots rang out from a car. People scattered. Witnesses said several shots rang out from a...

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Activists Seek Added Legislation Against Ethanol Trains

May 8, 2014
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Even though Global Petroleum’s pulled the plug on its Ethanol train plan last summer, environmental activists in Chelsea and surrounding communities asked for another layer of protection from state legislators. The Chelsea Creek Action Group (CCAG) urged the House to pass a budget amendment that requires, a lengthy moratorium preventing the Department of Environmental...

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Thank You, Minerva Cruz, from the Chelsea Softball League

May 8, 2014
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The Chelsea Softball League held its Opening Day ceremonies Sunday morning at the Chelsea High School softball field. The 12-team league, which plays its games on Sundays, is under the capable direction of Minerva Cruz, who Chelsea sports fans will remember well as the outstanding athlete and volleyball player (Minerva still plays in an...

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CHS Boys Track Wins Two, Now 4-1

May 8, 2014
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A track meet doesn’t get much more exciting than when the final outcome comes down to the last race, the 4 x 400 relay. Such was the case for the  Chelsea High boys track team in its meet last Friday with Whittier Tech when the Red Devils held a slim 67-64 lead over Whittier...

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Obituaries 05-08-2014

May 8, 2014
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Henry Lea Community Advocate: Active in N.A.B. Crime Watch Henry J. Lea, a lifelong Chelsea resident and community advocate, passed away on May 5 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. He was 87 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, the son of the late Gioacchino Sebastiano “John” and Aida (DeFelice) Leah,...

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