Monthly Archives: June 2015

Ambrosino Chosen to be Next Chelsea City Manager in 8-3 Vote on First Ballot

June 11, 2015
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Ambrosino Chosen to be Next Chelsea City Manager in 8-3 Vote on First Ballot

Former Revere Mayor Tom Ambrosino has crossed the Chelsea line and become the new Chelsea City Manager – winning out Monday night in an 8-3 vote of the City Council during the first round of voting. He faced former Portland (ME) City Manager Mark Rees, who garnered quite a bit of respect from the...

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Suit and Tie Strip Club To Be At Commission Tuesday

June 11, 2015
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The Chelsea License Commission will be the focus of a lot of attention on Tuesday night, June 16, when the will have a public hearing for the proposed upscale strip club proposed by Phantom Ventures for the old King Arthur’s site on Beecham Street. The application was revealed at last month’s meeting in a...

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What do Schweitzer and Bach have in Common? They’ll Both play a Part in the Chelsea Art Walk

June 11, 2015
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What do Schweitzer and Bach have in Common? They’ll Both play a Part in the Chelsea Art Walk

Bob Boulrice likes to wear hats, and he’s a man who wears many hats at the same time. The Chelsea City Treasurer in his past time is an avid gardner and a voracious reader, but yet another hat he wears is that of aspiring playwright. His talents as a writer for the theatre will...

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News Briefs

June 11, 2015
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THE CHELSEA REVOLUTION IS TELEVISED, AND HAS SOME COOL SHIRTS Damali Vidot, who is leading the campaign to look at getting a ballot question put to the voters this November concerning bringing back a mayoral form of government, appeared at the Chelsea City Council on Monday night to speak about the City Manager. Vidot...

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Congratulations to Tom Ambrosino

June 11, 2015
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 Those of us who followed Tom Ambrosino’s tenure as mayor of Revere for 12 years were not surprised that the Chelsea City Council so overwhelmingly selected him as its new city manager this week. Ambrosino was chosen from a large field of candidates who applied and there were many other individuals who inquired about...

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MVP, MVP, MVP! Mia Nowicki Unanimous as CCL’s Top Player

June 11, 2015
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The coaches in the Catholic Central League affirmed what high school softball fans have known for a long time: Mia Nowicki can pitch with the best of them. Nowicki, a 15-year-old sophomore flame throwing righthander for the St. Mary’s High School softball team, was the unanimous choice as the CCL Most Valuable Player following...

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Obituaries 06-11-2015

June 11, 2015
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Douglas Tarbox Boston Gas Company retiree Douglas F. Tarbox of North Reading, formerly of Everett and Chelsea, passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, June 2 at Winchester Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was 83 years old. Doug served as a member of the 182nd Infantry Regiment of the Massachusetts Army National Guard. He...

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POW/MIA Chair Dedicated

June 4, 2015
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POW/MIA Chair Dedicated

The Chelsea City Council and Veterans Agent Francisco Toro officially dedicated the POW/MIA Chair at City Hall on Monday morning following the conclusion of Memorial Day Exercises. POW/MIA chairs have been placed in more than 100 public buildings, sports stadiums and at the State House to help the public remember the soldiers who have...

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Heavy Construction

June 4, 2015
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Heavy Construction

Heavy construction and demolition on the Washington Avenue bridge commenced this week. On Saturday morning, the demolition process started. Here, a worker carefully guides his cement cutting machine across the bridge in preparation for dismantling the structure. The bridge and roadway will remain closed another 12 to 14 months.

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First City Manager Vote to Come Monday Amidst Council Unrest

June 4, 2015
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The first vote for the City Manager position – a process that has come down to two finalists – will come on Monday night following a whirlwind of activity this Saturday when the Council will hold a community input meeting and will interview both candidates publicly. “We have a vote scheduled for Monday night,”...

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