Monthly Archives: July 2015

Plaza Mexico Six-Month Suspension Doesn’t Go Far Enough

July 14, 2015
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While a six-month license suspension is serious, I believe it comes far short of the punishment warranted after the incident the Chelsea Police Department described at the Licensing Commission meeting last month regarding Plaza Mexico, which is in my district. After a 17 year-old was nearly eviscerated by a known drug dealer, in full...

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Tom Fay Jr.

July 14, 2015
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Long-time residents of Chelsea were saddened to learn over the holiday weekend of the passing (after a lengthy battle with diabetes) of Tom Fay Jr., who for many years was an integral part of the fabric of our community. Tom was a true Chelsea guy through-and through. He was a member of a well-respected...

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Obituaries 07-09-2015

July 14, 2015
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Thomas Fay, Jr. Former Chelsea Alderman Thomas F. Fay, Jr., former city Alderman at Large and well known life long Chelsea resident, passed away on July 3 at the West Revere Health Center (Annemark Nursing Home) where he had been receiving supportive care for the past two years. He was 73 years old. Born...

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Rehabbing The Housing Stock:City Officials Announce New Program Earmarked For Shurtleff/bellingham and Addison-orange Areas

July 3, 2015
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A new City program that offers financial services to eligible owners of 1 to 4 unit residential buildings will launch in Shurtleff-Bellingham and Addison-Orange census tracts as part of the Community Development Block Grant activities in these neighborhoods that are underway. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...

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Juan Vega to Join State Housing and Ecomonic Development Office

July 3, 2015
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Juan Vega to Join State Housing and Ecomonic Development Office

Chelsea’s Juan Vega has left the Broadway headquarters of Centro Latino for the last time this week, but he’s begun a new commute to the State House at the same time – agreeing this week to join Jay Ash, state secretary for Housing and Economic Development, as a specialist in developing local leadership and...

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Chelsea Students are in MBTA Pilot Program

July 3, 2015
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MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack on Wednesday launched a year-long pilot program that will provide MBTA monthly passes to up to 1,500 youth between the ages of 12 and 21 in the cities of Boston, Somerville, Chelsea and Malden. The pilot program was spearheaded by efforts of the ECOYouth Club at the Chelsea...

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TND Ready to Respond to Neighbors

July 3, 2015
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After a fast and furious opposition emerged from Mill Hill neighbors to the 60-unit affordable housing apartment building proposed at the French Club over the past month, The Neighborhood Developers said it will take comments to heart, but defended the need for affordable housing in that neighborhood. “We’ll spend the next month revising our...

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Police Briefs 07-02-2015

July 3, 2015
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On Tuesday morning the Chelsea Fire Department under the command of Deputy John Quatieri responded to the Salvation Army Thrift Store located at 456 Broadway for a report of an unknown odor. It was also reported to 9-1-1 Dispatchers that several employees were experiencing medical issues due to the odor and the caller was...

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Leave Fireworks to the Professionals on This Fourth of July

July 3, 2015
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 What would the 4th of July be without fireworks?  A little less busy in hospital emergency rooms.  The nation’s emergency physicians urge you to celebrate the country’s birthday by using common sense when it comes to the potential dangers of fireworks.  We see many injuries in the ER due to fireworks around the 4th...

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Enjoy A Safe Fourth of July

July 3, 2015
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Although the long-range weather forecast seems to indicate that Mother Nature will not be very cooperative for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend (unseasonably cool temperatures with a good chance of rain in our area), we’re sure that all of our fellow Americans will find a way to celebrate the holiday in appropriate fashion....

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