Monthly Archives: June 2015

Chelsea Art Walk

June 18, 2015
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Chelsea Art Walk

Sculptor Sholeh Regna creating a bas-relief sculpture of David Vetter in PORT Park on Saturday during the annual Chelsea Art Walk. Hundreds came out for the two-day affair that shuttled participants from one venue to another all weekend.

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Sending a Message:Plaza Mexico Keeps Licenses, Gets Six Month Suspension

June 18, 2015
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Chelsea Police described a scene where family members struggled to keep the intestines of a 17-year-old boy in his stomach as they frantically banged on the back door of Plaza Mexico after being locked out by a manager following a brutal stabbing allegedly by a known drug dealer from Everett who frequents the establishment....

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Mill Hill Neighbors Firmly Opposed to TND Project

June 18, 2015
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Neighbors in the Mill Hill area have come out strongly against a 60-unit affordable housing rental building proposed by TND on the site of the French Club, and they will hold a community meeting at the Burke Complex on Monday. The community meeting is in response to a major upheaval by the neighborhood that...

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Council OK’s Ambrosino Contract at $170k Per Year

June 18, 2015
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City Councillors unanimously approved a four-year working contract for new City Manager Tom Ambrosino that will pay him a salary of $170,000 per year – just a few thousand less than former City Manager Jay Ash made at his departure. The contract also includes a residency waiver, meaning he will not be required to...

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The News Man:Chelsea Native Charlie Sherman is Anchoring NH1 News

June 18, 2015
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The News Man:Chelsea Native Charlie Sherman is Anchoring NH1 News

Chelsea residents tuning in to Comcast Channel 811 weeknights are recognizing a very familiar face. Yes, that is Charlie Sherman – Chelsea’s own Charlie Sherman – anchoring the NH1 News. He was once the witty, personable, and yes, handsome kid who grew up on Shawmut Street, son of Allen and Louise Sherman, brother of...

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Steve Wynn Is Being A Good Neighbor

June 18, 2015
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While the twists and turns on the awarding of the casino license to Wynn Resorts continue with new lawsuits and allegations being leveled against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC), one constant in this almost year-long saga has been Steve Wynn being a good neighbor. It is a testament to the character of Steve Wynn...

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Obituaries 06-18-2015

June 18, 2015
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Chester ‘Chet Zak’ Zaksheski Well Known Chelsea Funeral Director Chester . “Chet Zak’ Zaksheski, Chelsea Funeral Director and lifelong resident of the city, passed away Monday morning, June 15 at the Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea after a short period of overwhelming illness. He was 88 years old. Born and raised in...

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Chelsea Firefighters Memorial

June 11, 2015
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Chelsea Firefighters Memorial

Firefighter Dan DeJordy playing ‘Taps’ during last Sunday’s Firefighter Memorial in Fay Square. The solemn occasion remembers those firefighters who have passed away during the last year – as well as those who have fallen in the line of duty. The event took place in Fay Square at the Firefighter’s Memorial

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Training Drills

June 11, 2015
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Training Drills

If you were walking, driving or just sitting comfortably in your home Saturday morning, chances are you had a Henry Hill moment. For the better portion of the morning and early afternoon, members of the  Massachusetts State Police, FBI and the U.S. Department of Energy were conducting training drills over the city making several...

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CPD Officer Commended for Saving Choking Toddler

June 11, 2015
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Police Chief Brian Kyes is pleased to announce that he awarded Officer John Bruttaniti the Chelsea Police Department’s Life Saving Medal on Wednesday, June 10, after Bruttaniti saved the life of a choking toddler earlier this week. On June 7, around  3 p.m., Officer Bruttaniti and Officer Tracy Arsenault were conducting a motor vehicle...

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