Monthly Archives: September 2014

ALS Walk Planned for September 28

September 20, 2014
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Last week, KISS 108’s Matt Siegel kicked off the 6th annual ALS & MS Walk for Living, which will be held Sept. 28 at the Leonard Florence Center on Admiral’s Hill in Chelsea. The Center features the first specialized ALS and MS residences in the country, enabling the residents to live active and independent...

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Chelsea next Stop on Silver Line: $33m Project Was Approved by MassDOT Directors

September 20, 2014
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The state Department of Transportation (DOT) Board voted Wednesday to award the Silver Line Gateway project contract to McCourt Construction Company. The contract is worth $33,752,196. The contract award marks another significant step on the road to getting the Silver Line expanded from East Boston to Chelsea, where it will travel in a dedicated...

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Smart911 is Now Available to Residents

September 20, 2014
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City Manager Jay Ash announced today that Smart911 is now available to all residents.  Smart911 is a free service that allows people to create a Safety Profile for their household that can include any information they may want 9-1-1 telecommunicators and first responders to have in the event of an emergency.  When it is...

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Leaders Disappointed in Decision for Chelsea

September 20, 2014
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It was a $27 million decision that didn’t swing Chelsea’s way when the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) chose Wynn Resorts in Everett over Mohegan Sun in Revere on Tuesday. And the sentiment in Chelsea due to that loss is one of unilateral disappointment. City Manager Jay Ash said going with Wynn is disappointing to...

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Schedules for High Holidays at Temple Are Listed

September 20, 2014
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Rabbi and Cantor Oksana Chapman and the congregation at Temple Emmanuel Chelsea warmly welcome everyone, especially Chelsea’s newest residents, to join them for the upcoming High Holidays season.  Temple Emmanuel is a fully active and majestic synagogue located in Cary Square which opened in 1929 and follows the Jewish tradition in a modern and...

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Happy Rosh Hashanah

September 20, 2014
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We wish the members of the Jewish community in Chelsea a happy and healthy New Year (Rosh Hashanah) as they begin the celebration of the Year 5775 at sundown next Wednesday, leading  to the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) that begins at sundown on October 3. Chelsea used to be home to thousands of...

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Retired Horses from Suffolk Downs Give Inmates a New Skill and Career

September 20, 2014
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An innovative program that uses retired horses from Suffolk Downs to develop career and transition skills for inmates at the Plymouth County Correctional Facility has received a major gift from three local charitable foundations. The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF), which launched the Second Chances program at Plymouth County Sheriff’s Farm in 2009 with the...

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Obituaries 09-18-2014

September 20, 2014
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Maureen Rita Coveney Active in church ministries Maureen Rita (Hosty) Coveney passed away at home Wednesday afternoon, September 10 surrounded by her loving family. She was 71 years old. A lifelong resident of Everett, the daughter of the late Paul T. and Alice M. (Doyle) Hosty, Maureen was a 1957 graduate of the Our...

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Walnut Street Synagogue Announces Schedule for High Holidays

September 11, 2014
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Please join Rabbi Mosher Liberow and the congregation at the Walnut Street Synagogue, 154 Walnut St., Chelsea, for the High Holidays’ services. No reservation is necessary. Following is the schedule: Weds., Sept 24 Candle Lighting at 6:21 p.m. Evening Service at 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Sept. 25 Morning Service at 9 a.m. Rabbi Sermon followed...

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Police briefs 09-11-2014

September 11, 2014
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SCHOOL IS GETTING EXPENSIVE The Chelsea City Council got an update on the Clark Avenue School project Monday night at its Council meeting, and the costs to the City aren’t getting any smaller. While the City does get a large portion of the costs funded through the state’s School Building Authority (MSBA), the portion...

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