Monthly Archives: September 2015

Feast of St.Rose

September 10, 2015
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Feast of St.Rose

The Feast of St. Rose of Lima took place at St. Rose Church in Chelsea during the weekend of Aug. 21-23. Pictured is Gabriella Romero in the children’s tent.

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Temple Emmanuel Set To Hold Rosh Hashanah Services

September 10, 2015
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Temple Emmanuel Set To Hold Rosh Hashanah Services

  The Great Shofar is sounded; a still, small voice is heard. This line from the High Holy Days liturgy, more than any other, captures the power of the approaching Days of Awe. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur call out to us through the piercing sound of the Shofar, inviting us to renew our...

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Casino Project to Kick Off Clean Up Efforts Today

September 10, 2015
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Wynn Resorts has announced that equipment will roll in and workers will begin site preparation and pre-construction activities on the $1.7 billion Wynn Everett Resort this morning, Sept. 10. The pre-construction work is starting less than two weeks after Wynn Everett received an important environmental certificate from the state, capping off an exhaustive two-year...

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Firefighters say Fourth Engine Working as Predicted

September 10, 2015
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Though it’s still a controversial subject within City government, firefighters this week said that having a fourth engine company deployed during the Washington Avenue Bridge project – and paid for by the state Department of Transportation (DOT) during the project – has resulted in taking the stress off of Engine 2, one of the...

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Seventh Annual ALS & MS Walk for Living Set for Sept 27

September 10, 2015
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Imagine being confined to one room for days, months, even years and then finding  a home that enables you to regain your independence and, with it, your dignity. That home is the Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCL), the first urban model Green House in the country. The LFCL features neurological specialty residences with...

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Investigation into ‘Wiretap Room’ Shows No Factual Basis to Allegations

September 10, 2015
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Investigators from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) reported last Thursday, Sept. 3, during a regular meeting that there was no factual basis to the allegations that two former State Troopers had gained unauthorized access to the state Attorney General’s wiretap room. The allegations first came within the lawsuit against the MGC by the City...

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No New Trial in 2008 King Arthur’s Murder

September 10, 2015
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The man serving a life sentence for murdering 28-year-old Jeff Santiago as he lay wounded on the floor of a Chelsea strip club in 2008 will not receive a new trial, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said this week. The Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday issued a decision affirming the 2010 first-degree...

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Police Briefs 09-10-2015

September 10, 2015
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OSTER, CHIEF KYES STOP KNIFE ATTACK IN SQUARE It was an ordinary Thursday evening Bellingham Square around 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 3, when out of the blue, Officer Ryan Ostler saw a man running at him and frantically calling for help. On the frantic man’s heals was another man screaming at the top of...

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Area Activist Fran Rowan Dies at 79

September 10, 2015
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Fran Rowan, who spent a lifetime selflessly helping the people of East Boston with kindness and charity, has died. Rowan, a local legend who possessed the uncanny ability to make most people around her believe in the causes she was fighting for because those causes were simply the right thing to do, died on...

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Remembering Community Leader Fran Rowan

September 10, 2015
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There is no corner that does not have Fran Rowan’s imprint on it. From the Meridian House that now bears her name to the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center to the Atlantic Works Artist Building on Border Street that is home to the East Boston Artists Group to Zumix or serving on the board...

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