Monthly Archives: September 2014

All-Chelsea Awards Nominations Sought

September 29, 2014
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Nominations are currently being solicited for the 13th Annual “All-Chelsea Awards.” Given to recipients who have distinguished themselves, improved the lives of local residents or enhanced the city’s overall civic standing, awards recognize 10 individuals and entities in a variety of categories. “There are so many working so tirelessly in our community to advance...

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Private Donation to Assist Immigrant Children

September 29, 2014
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A sizable donation to the Chelsea Collaborative and the Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) will assist unaccompanied immigrant children, who have fled their home countries and ended up in Chelsea, as hundreds of the children enter the public school system this year. The Chelsea Collaborative and Greater Boston Legal Services announced a $40,000 gift...

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Walk for Living This Weekend

September 29, 2014
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On Sun., Sept 28, the Annual ALS Walk for Living on Admirals Hill will take place. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m. The walk is a two mile course around Admiral’s Hill. The Walk’s Master of Ceremonies will be KISS108’s Matt Siegel. For more info, check out: walkforliving@chelseajewish.org.

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Community Garden Soil Seminar

September 29, 2014
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On Weds., Oct 1, at 7 p.m. the Chelsea Community Garden will hold a seminar entitled “Gardening Safely in Urban Soils:  Interpreting Soil Sampling Results.” The seminar will take place indoors at the Chelsea Community Schools in the Williams School

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MCAS To Be Discussed

September 29, 2014
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The Chelsea School Committee will meet on Wednesday Oct. 1 to review the recently released MCAS data for the district. Data is currently being reviewed for the district and will be presented to the Committee formally at the meeting. Data did show that Chelsea was one of the state’s most impoverished districts, with more...

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day

September 29, 2014
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The National Drug Take Back Initiative IX will take place on Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Chelsea Police Station at 19 Park St. In addition to the national collections that take place, the City of Chelsea Police Department maintains a year-round 24 hour a day anonymous drop off box...

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Da Conley Welcomes First Facility Dog to Office

September 29, 2014
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Suffolk County DA Daniel F. Conley’s latest hire is only two years old and doesn’t talk much, but he’s bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, and already working like a dog. His name is Indy, and he’s the first facility dog assigned to a Massachusetts prosecutor’s office – or any government agency in New England. The specially-trained golden...

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Sports 09-25-2014

September 29, 2014
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Red Devils host Esssex Tech Friday The Chelsea High football team will seek to get on the winning track this week when the Red Devils host Essex Tech for a Friday Night Lights encounter at Chelsea Stadium tomorrow evening. Kick-off time is 7:00. The Red Devils fell to 0-2 on the season with a...

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Obituaries 09-25-2014

September 29, 2014
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James DeFelice Retired Astrophysicist at Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge; Active Volunteer James C. DeFelice of Chelsea a kind and unassuming gentleman who put his family, church and work first and who celebrated his 85th birthday in April, passed away suddenly on Saturday afternoon at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett, shortly after admittance...

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MGC Awards Area Casino License to Wynn Resorts

September 20, 2014
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It came down to risky versus safe, and in the end the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) chose the riskier bet in awarding the Greater Boston resort casino license to Wynn Resorts on Tuesday afternoon. In doing so, it also steered millions of dollars in mitigation away from Chelsea, leaving an arbitrated agreement with Wynn...

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