Monthly Archives: March 2015

City Mourns Loss of Retired Fire Lt. Harvey Raley

March 26, 2015
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City Mourns Loss of Retired Fire Lt. Harvey Raley

The city is mourning the loss of retired Chelsea Fire Lieutenant Harvey C. Raley Jr., who died March 18. He was the son of Ann (Follis) Raley and the late Harvey C. Raley Sr. Family, friends, and colleagues in the Chelsea Fire Department paid tribute to Harvey, a personable and friendly man and proud...

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Meeting the President

March 26, 2015
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Meeting the President

Browne Middle School (BMS) 5th grader Toni-Chanelle Suncar, 10, travelled to Washington, D.C. on Monday to participate in the White House Science Fair, one of only a handful of children nationwide to be invited to the event. Suncar left Monday morning from Boston, participated in a roundtable discussion on women in the sciences, showed...

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Police Briefs 03-26-2015

March 26, 2015
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03/09 Yiraldy Rodriguez,  28, 466 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Anthony Todisco, 28, 56 Mudge St., Lynn, was arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanor warrants. Nahuel Castrucci, 27, 870 Broadway, Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant and operating motor vehicle with suspended/revoked license. 3/10 Jose Hernandez, 20, 7A Wilbur St., Everett, was...

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Chelsea Superintendent Honored at Social Capitalist Luncheon

March 26, 2015
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On April 2, Dr. Mary Bourque, Chelsea native and superintendent of Chelsea Public Schools, will be honored as a Community Social Capitalist at the annual Social Capitalist Luncheon hosted by Social Capital Inc. (SCI) at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. She will be honored alongside Frances Martinez of Lynn and Martin Fantozzi of Newton. Superintendent...

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Irish Night Celebration

March 26, 2015
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Senator Sal DiDomenico and Council President Fred Capone joining honoree Representative Joseph McGonagle at this year’s Saugus-Everett Elks Irish Night to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Senator Sal DiDomenico  joined St. Patrick’s Day host Senator Linda Dorcena Forry at the Annual South Boston Breakfast.  Senator DiDomenico also had a turn at the microphone to introduce his fellow Senators...

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Obituaries 03-26-2015

March 26, 2015
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Geraldine Piva Devout Catholic; Retiree of the Mass. Dept. of Unemployment Geraldine L. (Doucette) Piva of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home on March 11. She was 100 years old. Born and raised in East Boston, the beloved daughter of the late Francis and Mary Doucette,...

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Screening Committee Ready to Roll Up Their Sleeves

March 26, 2015
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Screening Committee Ready to Roll Up Their Sleeves

The next time anyone speaks to the recently nominated members of the City Manager Screening Committee about their work on the Committee, their work will be done. After getting the okay from the City Council Monday night, three of the four members said they are ready to roll up their sleeves and begin the...

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Chelsea Conservation Commission says “No”

March 26, 2015
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The Chelsea Conservation Commission (ConCom) last week voted down Massport’s plans to store contaminated dredge from the Black Falcon Cruise Terminal dredging project in the Chelsea Creek. The plan was to store the contaminated dredge in what are called Confined Aquatic Disposal Cells, or CAD Cells, and place those cells in the creek. There...

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City Will Conduct Planning Process for Creek Changes

March 26, 2015
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Community and environmental leaders said this week they are cheering the decision of the City to commit to a detailed community planning process as part of the proposed changes to the Designated Port Area (DPA) along the Chelsea Creek – a change that is believed to be sought in order to usher in more...

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Distracted to Death: Texting Law Hard To Enforce Despite Increasing Dangers

March 25, 2015
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As the state’s texting and driving law hits its five-year anniversary, texting and driving – or phone distractions of any type – are a sight more common than ever on streets and highways. More often than not, at any busy intersection, one can observe driver after driver passing by with one eye on the...

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