Monthly Archives: January 2015

Boston joins Revere, Somerville in Filing Lawsuit Against MGC for Wynn License

January 11, 2015
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Boston joins Revere, Somerville in Filing Lawsuit Against MGC for Wynn License

The City of Boston joined Revere and Somerville in filing a lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) in Suffolk Superior Court asking the court to vacate the license agreement given to Wynn in Everett by the MGC last November. A cornerstone to the argument are the impacts on Charlestown. The 74-page filing by...

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Robinson Gets Unanimous Vote for Council President

January 11, 2015
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Robinson Gets Unanimous Vote for Council President

City Councillor Leo Robinson ended the drama around the Council Presidency on Monday night by getting a unanimous 10-0 vote on the first ballot by his colleagues. Serving as vice president will be Dan Cortell, and the School Committee Rep will be Chris Cataldo. Much controversy erupted prior to the holiday season as Robinson...

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Quick Thinking Fire Captain Helps Police Nab Dangerous Car Thieves

January 11, 2015
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There’s no work like teamwork and Chelsea Fire gave a head’s up assist to the Chelsea Police last Friday, Jan. 2, in apprehending two alleged car thieves. The situation began when Acting Fire Capt. Joe Conlon heard over the EMS radio that a Chelsea Police officer had spotted a stolen vehicle in the area...

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Wynn Purchases Monsanto Site for $35 Million: Acquisition Means the Company Now Hits the ‘Go’ Button

January 11, 2015
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The controversial land deal on lower Broadway slated to hold the new Wynn casino passed papers on Monday, with Wynn purchasing the former Monsanto Chemical property for $35 million from FBT Everett. On Tuesday, City leaders had planned to celebrate the milestone at a gathering on the property, but the extreme cold weather drove...

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Sports 01-08-2015

January 11, 2015
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CHS Roundup Red Devils post first win of season The Chelsea High boys basketball team broke into the win column with a 58-43 triumph over Lynn Tech Friday evening. The Red Devils led all the way, though the contest was much closer than the final score might indicate. Chelsea led at all of the...

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Obituaries 01-08-2015

January 11, 2015
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Jacqueline Hanlon Retired telephone operator Jacqueline J. (Dufour) Hanlon, a longtime Chelsea resident, passed away on January 5 at Life Care Center of Stoneham where she had been receiving supportive care for the past few months. She was 84 years old. Born in Nashua, New Hampshire, the daughter of the late Alfred and Germaine...

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