Monthly Archives: March 2015

Black History Month

March 12, 2015
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Black History Month

Chelsea Black Community (CBC) President Joan Cromwell introduces the Rev. Sandra Whitley (right) for the delivery of the invocation at the CBC Black History Month Celebration, “Community of Unity,” held Feb. 26 at Chelsea High School.

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

March 12, 2015
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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Governor Charlie Baker, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash, Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, and Senator Sal DiDomenico pose for a picture during last Friday night’s annual DiDomenico St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and Roast in Charlestown. While the lineup of elected officials behind him could have starred as the Celtics front line (all over...

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Chelsea Firefighters Battle Another Two Fires on Saturday

March 12, 2015
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Chelsea Firefighters Battle Another Two Fires on Saturday

Chelsea firefighters faced a double header last Saturday, March 7, and it has nothing to do with spring training. On Saturday, March 7, at 12:06 a.m., the fire department responded to the report of a building fire at 17 Fifth St., above the Isla Tropical Restaurant. Engine 2 and Tower 1 were first to...

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Search Warrant Not Necessary in DNA Test

March 12, 2015
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The state’s highest court ruled today that investigators do not need a search warrant to conduct DNA testing on a lawfully-seized unknown sample, rejecting an argument that the DNA profiles used by law enforcement reveal private information such as genetic traits and medical conditions. The Supreme Judicial Court affirmed the 2012 conviction of Manuel...

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Chelsea Police Department to Co-host Training On Innovative Hub + Cor Public Safety Model

March 12, 2015
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Chelsea Police Department to Co-host Training On Innovative Hub + Cor Public Safety Model

All this week, the Springfield Police Department, Chelsea Police Department and Roca, Inc. have hosted criminal justice policy expert Dale McFee, Deputy Minister of Justice in Saskatchewan Province, Canada, and several of his colleagues, to provide members of each police department, a host of public officials, and members of several community-based agencies three days...

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Four Tabbed for Screening Committee:29 had Applied for Consideration

March 12, 2015
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Four City Councillors plowed their way through a list of 29 exceptional candidates on Monday night, and after more than two hours of deliberations, chose four people to be on the critical City Manager Screening Committee. The members of the Committee, who will be charged with whittling down some 30 or so resumes to...

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City Seeks to Make Sweeeping Changes to Chelsea Creek Waterfront

March 12, 2015
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Vast changes could soon be coming to the heavily-industrial Chelsea Creek waterfront on Marginal Street as the City and state begin a process later this month of potentially changing the boundaries of the Creek’s Designated Port Area (DPA). The City petitioned the state Energy and Environmental Affairs office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) to...

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Police Briefs 03-12-2015

March 12, 2015
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2/23 Paul Baldwin, 41, 25 Neponset St., Revere, was arrested for shoplifting and on warrant. Peter Kambour, 63, 1 Webster Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of liquor. Carlos Orantes, 34, 24 Carroll St., Chelsea, was arrested on warrants. 2/24 Serrano Lopez, 23, 808 Border St., East Boston, was arrested for...

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Sports 03-12-2015

March 12, 2015
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Bruins finding a groove When the game ended, and the candles blown out, Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask could feel relief, knowing that on his 28th birthday, he had received his present – a ‘win’ and two points. Boston’s 3-1 win over Ottawa was mostly possible due to Rask’s outstanding goalkeeping, during a game in...

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Obituaries 03-12-2015

March 12, 2015
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Lillian Ciulla Federal Government worker Lillian M. Ciulla, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, died unexpectedly on March 7 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital shortly after her admission from home. She was 62 years old. A graduate of Chelsea High School, for many years she worked for Bank of Boston before spending over 20 years...

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