Monthly Archives: July 2014

Bubble Fun

July 25, 2014
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Five-year-old Madison Tame stretched her arms out wide to try and catch as many bubbles as she could during the annual Bosson Park Block Party last Saturday, July 19. More than 300 people attended the party, sponsored by The Neighborhood Developers and the Chelsea Police.

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New Principal Ready to Take the Reins at CHS

July 25, 2014
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Since being chosen as the new Chelsea High School (CHS) Principal last March, Priti Johari has been serving on an interim basis and learning the ropes. This month she has taken those ropes and turned them into reins and is ready to drive the City’s high school further down the right path. In a...

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Quigley Park to Get Major Facelift

July 25, 2014
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City officials are winding down the planning process on Quigley Park and will unveil the plans officially tonight, July 24, at a public meeting in City Hall. While Quigley Park isn’t the oldest park in the City, it is one of the most heavily used neighborhood parks in all of Chelsea. City Planner Ryan...

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Market Basket On the Brink

July 25, 2014
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A simple sign – printed on the bright orange ‘sale’ cards that are so much a part of Market Basket – hung in the entrance of the Chelsea store last Thursday and Friday and made that store’s position clear – “We support Arthur T.” As that pronouncement of support for the company’s beloved former...

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Influx Has Everything to Do with Remittance Culture

July 25, 2014
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The idea that the streets in America are paved with gold has always been a nearly undefeatable idea in the Third World. The hope that if one can just get to the promised land – the American land of opportunity – that earning money will be easy and relative riches will literally be handed...

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State Launches All-electronic Tolling on Tobin Bridge

July 25, 2014
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This past Monday, the state Department of Transportation (DOT) activated the new all-electronic tolling system on the Tobin Bridge southbound into Boston. Commuters were greeted for the first time in decades without any toll booths atop the gigantic bridge. The new system is the first phase in a plan to convert all of DOT’s...

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One North of Boston Is Very Impressive

July 25, 2014
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You wouldn’t expect anything less but a superbly organized special event to mark the grand opening of the One North of Boston residences located at 100 Heard St. in Chelsea. As much as this was a triumph of real estate development and vision for the owners of this outstanding property, it was another victory...

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Roca, Inc. Receives $25,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation

July 25, 2014
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Roca, Inc. announced this week that it has received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation. The grant will go towards Roca’s Young Mothers Workforce Development Project, a job-training program for 100 young mothers who are at risk for long-term negative adult outcomes such as unemployment, justice system-involvement, and long-term poverty. With the grant,...

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Pollo Campero Helps Guests Beat the Heat

July 25, 2014
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WHAT: To help its guests stay refreshed all summer, Pollo Campero introduces all-natural Latin drinks to its menu. To celebrate the product launch, Pollo Campero restaurants in the Boston-area is offering free, 100-percent natural, Latin drinks to guests who visit on Monday, July 28. “We are excited to give guests another reason to visit...

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Obituaries 07-24-2014

July 25, 2014
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Ralph Fabiano, Jr. Roofer Ralph F. Fabiano, Jr. of Revere died on July 22. He was 67 years old. A roofer, born in Revere, he was the beloved husband of Grace (Montecalvo) of Revere; devoted father of Steven Fabiano and his fiancé, Jennifer Potvin of Revere, Sandra Carlisle and her husband, Tom of Chelsea,...

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