Monthly Archives: January 2015

Chelsea Firefighters Battle a 3-Alarm Fire on Crescent Ave.

January 30, 2015
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Chelsea Firefighters Battle a 3-Alarm Fire on Crescent Ave.

Fire crews labored for seven hours to squash a three-alarm blaze at two Crescent Avenue homes last Saturday, an effort that was hampered considerably by frozen hydrants and poor water pressure on Crescent Avenue. Firefighters reported having to improvise considerably to maintain proper water pressure to fight the fire. On Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015,...

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Unknown Millions: Little Known but Lucrative ‘Pots of Money’ from MGC Taxes to Begin Inaugural Grant Round Next Week

January 30, 2015
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To date, casino money for local communities has centered on the lucrative host community agreements and surrounding community agreements, but a whole new pot of money is set to become available for the first time on Monday, Feb. 2, when grant applications for the state Community Mitigation Fund (CMF) are due. It is the...

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Towne Place Suites Set to Open in February

January 30, 2015
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Towne Place Suites Set to Open in February

Some 14 years ago when Colwen Hotels was first considering putting a hotel in Chelsea, it was all about proximity to the airport. Now, with the group preparing to open its second hotel – the Towne Place Suites on Marginal Street – on Feb. 16 or 17 and having two more Chelsea hotels in...

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Chelsea DPW Crews Kept Roads Clear, Never Pulled Back During Storm

January 30, 2015
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Chelsea snow clearing crews worked 50-hour stretches with barely any sleep, manning 18 pieces of equipment and – in large part – keeping the roads fairly clear as the storm subsided on Wednesday morning. DPW Director Joe Foti reported that unofficial snow totals in Chelsea were at 29 inches for the duration of the...

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Police Briefs 01-29-2015

January 30, 2015
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January 13 Anthony Todisco, 26, 56 Mudge St., Lynn, was arrested for operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license, distribute Class B drug, possessing to distribute Class B drug, conspiracy to violate narcotic violations. Dean Todisco, 26, 250 Congress Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for possessing distribute Class B drug, conspiracy to violate drug law. Jonathan...

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Sports 01-29-2015

January 30, 2015
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Bruins Beat by Bob Morello Bruins prepare to pump up the volume Tonight (Thursday) the Bruins resume their push to the playoffs following their five-day All-Star break, hosted by the very competitive New York Islanders. Currently the Islanders stand at the top of the Metropolitan Division, ahead of the Pittsburgh Penguins. More importantly, they...

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Obituaries 01-29-2015

January 30, 2015
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Gloria Mondou Lifelong Chelsea resident Gloria C. (Brown) Mondau, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died on January 24 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 65 years old. The devoted wife of Gerry F. Mondou, Sr. , she was the beloved mother of Gerry F. Mondou, Jr. of Chelsea; dear sister of...

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Jay Ash Assumes Office as Cabinet Secretary

January 22, 2015
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Jay Ash Assumes Office as Cabinet Secretary

Jay Ash took the oath of office from Governor Charlie Baker as the new Secretary of Housing and Economic Development at an impressive ceremony held Jan. 8 at the State House Library in Boston. Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito personally congratulated Ash and the other Cabinet Secretaries following the swearing-in ceremony. With his...

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City Manager Panel Draws Crowd, Interest

January 22, 2015
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An all-star panel of former Chelsea leaders and regional leaders convened on Tuesday evening for a well attended forum to discuss the city manager search. More than 100 people were in attendance at Bunker Hill Community College’s Chelsea Campus to observe the panel discussion that kicked off the forum – sponsored by a coalition...

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Walsh, Wynn on Separate Pages As Casino Plans Go Forward: Walsh Trying to Protect Charlestown, Wynn Said Expectations Are Unreasonable

January 22, 2015
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One week after Boston filed a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) regarding the Wynn Everett casino license, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said in an interview that his administration is simply trying to protect the residents of Charlestown and that two continuing sticking points are mitigation and transportation. However, Wynn Everett officials indicated...

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