Monthly Archives: February 2015

Chelsea Firefighters Battle a 2-Alarm Fire on Broadway

February 9, 2015
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Chelsea Firefighters Battle a 2-Alarm Fire on Broadway

Chelsea Firefighters from the Mill Hill Station were on the run last Sunday, jumping from a 3-alarm fire in Revere to a 2-alarm fire on Broadway Chelsea. On Sunday, February 1st, at 1:20 p.m., the fire department responded to the report of a building fire at 759 Broadway. Engine 3 and Ladder 2 were...

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Council Hopes to Play Catch-Up Monday Night

February 9, 2015
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The City Council will meet on Monday and try to do some catch up after having had to cancel two previous meetings due to snow emergencies. The two snow cancellations corresponded with what was expected to be the first two important votes in moving along the process for hiring a new city manager. On...

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Roca Continues Backbone Work of Helping At-Risk Young Mothers

February 9, 2015
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Roca Continues Backbone Work of Helping At-Risk Young Mothers

When it comes to Roca, the spotlight on the award-winning Chelsea organization often falls upon success stories it’s had with at-risk young men trying to avoid jail. That spotlight rarely falls on what was originally the mission of Roca – to assist at-risk young mothers. Last Thursday, following some renovations to a new space,...

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Police Promise Investigative Transparency In Shooting: Kyes Says He Has No Doubt the Officer’s Actions Were Necessary and Heroic

February 9, 2015
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Police Chief Brian Kyes said this week that he considers the officer that shot an armed suspect to have conducted himself in a heroic fashion early Sunday morning, but that in today’s new world surrounding officer-involved shootings, he has moved to be utterly transparent and investigate the shooting both inside the department and outside...

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CBC Hosts Black History Month Celebration Feb. 26:President Joan Cromwell Invites Residents to Attend Free Event at Chelsea High

February 9, 2015
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CBC Hosts Black History Month Celebration Feb. 26:President Joan Cromwell Invites Residents to Attend Free Event at Chelsea High

  Chelsea Black Community (CBC) president Joan Cromwell hopes to make the organization’s upcoming Black History Month event fun, festive and educational. “For the second year, we’re having a community Black History Month celebration,” said Crowmell, whose family history in Chelsea dates back more than a century. The event, which has a theme...

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DiDomenico Appointed to Key Leadership Post in Senate

February 9, 2015
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Senator Sal DiDomenico has been appointed by Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst) to serve as Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means.   This powerful Committee is responsible for putting together the Senate Fiscal Budget each year, and for vetting legislation concerning many key subjects.  The position also gives Senator DiDomenico a...

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Batteries not Included

February 9, 2015
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What’s the one phrase that can quickly change the mood from festive to foul for any child opening a brand new, shiny toy? “Batteries not included!” Or how about that product featured on a home shopping channel or infomercial – you know, the one that’ll make you happy, solve all your problems, and is...

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Sports 02-05-2015

February 9, 2015
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Bruins Beat Bruins home – marathon on horizon January proved to be a rewarding month for the Bruins, as they earned 19 of the 24 points in the dozen games played. A big part of the team’s success was the consistent play of goaltender Tuukka Rask who managed to bear just one regulation loss....

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Obituaries 02-05-2015

February 9, 2015
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Marie Cronin Broadway National Bank retiree Marie M. (Wendeborn) Cronin of Winthrop, formerly of Chelsea, died on January 29. A retired 30 year employee of the Broadway National Bank, she was the devoted wife of the late James E. Cronin, Sr.; beloved mother of James E. Cronin, Jr. and his wife, Linda of Winthrop;...

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