Monthly Archives: October 2015

Obituaries 10-22-2015

October 22, 2015
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Myrtle Loretta (Pye) O’Regan Long time Chelsea resident Myrtle Loretta O’Regan of Chelsea passed away October 14 at the Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield. She was 98 years old. Born in Georgetown, Newfoundland, Canada, the daughter of the late Eben and Annie (Milley) Pye, Myrtle came to the United States when she was a...

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Sgt.Christopher Young Vars of Chelsea MIA/POW Remains Buried at Woodlawn

October 16, 2015
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Sgt.Christopher Young Vars of Chelsea MIA/POW Remains Buried at Woodlawn

By Sue Ellen Woodcock Arthur Vars had always heard about his uncle, Sgt. Christopher Young Vars but no one ever knew what became of him after his troop battled in North Korea and was overrun by Chinese forces near the Chosin Reservoir. General MacArthur was in Japan and told the troops they’d be home...

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Behind the Scenes:A Day When Racing Returned at Suffolk Downs

October 16, 2015
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Behind the Scenes:A Day When Racing Returned at Suffolk Downs

By Joe Prezioso Empty barns and buildings line the back lot of Suffolk Downs. Birds and bees have made their nests and hives; and plants grow where horses once trained. Some buildings look like they haven’t been used in a long time, some might have been, but not last weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 3,...

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ZBA Approves Special Permit for Everett Ave

October 16, 2015
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The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approved a special permit for a planned development of 692 apartment units in two high-rise buildings on Everett Avenue across from the high school during its meeting on Tuesday night, Oct. 13. The project has been kicking around City Hall at the Planning Board and ZBA for many...

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TelexFree Meeting Attracts Hundreds,Expectations Tempered

October 16, 2015
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TelexFree Meeting Attracts Hundreds,Expectations Tempered

Hundreds of disgruntled former investors in the TelexFree scam from Chelsea packed into the Burke School Complex last Wednesday, Oct. 7, and heard some rather disappointing news. The disappointing news came in that no one should plan to get all their money back that was invested, and recovering what they do get will take...

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Police Briefs 10-15-2015

October 16, 2015
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MAJOR ACCIDENT ON EASTERN AVE Chelsea Fire and Police responded to the area of 128 Eastern Ave late last Wednesday, Oct. 7, evening after receiving several calls for an accident. Units arrived to find the aftermath of a two-car collision. The accident involved a sedan and a pickup truck that were operating in the...

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Letter to the Editor

October 16, 2015
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I Care about Chelsea As a Chelsea resident, I am energized by the campaign for City Council.  But, at the same time, I am saddened by the surge of negative campaigning.  Beginning on primary day, I have witnessed some dirty tricks including racist remarks about candidates as well as vicious gossip.  On primary day,...

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Sports 10-15-2015

October 16, 2015
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CHS Roundup CHS football team seeks first win at Minuteman The Chelsea High football team battled hard through all four quarters Friday evening against Whittier Tech, but ultimately came out on the short end of a 42-20 decision. Despite the outcome, CHS head coach Jack Halas was pleased with many aspects of his team’s performance....

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Obituaries 10-15-2015

October 16, 2015
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Theresa Rose ‘Terry’ Borgatti Of Virginia Theresa Rose ‘Terry’ Borgatti of Vienna, Virginia died at home surrounded by her family on September 30. She was the beloved wife of 64 years of Robert A. Borgatti, Sr., loving mother of Donna (Mostafa) Aghabeh, Robert Christina) Borgatti, Jr., Pamela Jones and Denise Bogatti; daughter of the...

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Lobster Man

October 8, 2015
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Lobster Man

First mate Mark Florentino leans over with a hook to pull up the buoy attached to a set of lobster traps in Boston Harbor.

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