Monthly Archives: November 2015

Cooperative Thanksgiving Dinner

November 26, 2015
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Cooperative Thanksgiving Dinner

A ROYAL THANKSGIVING: The Chelsea Collaborative and St. Luke’s-San Lucas Church held a cooperative Thanksgiving Dinner last Tuesday, Nov. 17, for a select group of needy families – including many residents from the flooded areas in the Broadway Glen apartment tower. The crowded church hall was warm with pre-Thanksgiving cheer as volunteers and friends...

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Investigation:Council Votes for Order Looking into Election Irregularities

November 26, 2015
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The Chelsea City Council voted 6-3 on Monday night to look into irregularities in the voting process on the Nov. 3 City Election – an outstanding issue that embraced everything from non-profit conduct to racial identity to campaign etiquette. Those voting in favor of Councillor Clifford Cunningham’s order were Cunningham, Paul Murphy, Joe Perlatonda,...

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Sale Stopped:Wyndham Hotel Deal Now on the Rocks Due to Soil Contamination

November 26, 2015
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A deal to sell and completely renovate the Wyndham Hotel has hit a snag this month and may not end up happening, according to sources and City Manager Tom Ambrosino. “It’s run into a snag for environmental reasons,” said Ambrosino on Monday. “Everyone is trying to make it work notwithstanding this issue. Hopefully it...

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Eversource Energy Teams with Chelsea Schools for Unique Fundraising

November 26, 2015
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One-hundred percent profit for a school holding a fundraiser is practically unheard of—but that’s exactly what students at Chelsea schools will earn when they take part in the Eversource Energy’s Change a Light, Change the World Fundraiser. The campaign teaches students in 1st through 12th grade the importance of energy efficiency while providing schools...

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A Win for the Ages:Rich Maronski Remembers Chelsea’s Greatest Football Thanksgiving Victory

November 26, 2015
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A Win for the Ages:Rich Maronski Remembers Chelsea’s  Greatest Football Thanksgiving Victory

When the Chelsea High School football team trailed Everett High, 20-0, in the 1980 Thanksgiving game, few fans at Chelsea Memorial Stadium thought a Red Devil comeback was possible. But the crowd of 8,500 spectators would soon witness offensive exploits that would turn this holiday rivalry upside down. Chelsea quarterback Richard Maronski rifled a...

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Police Briefs 11-26-2015

November 26, 2015
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Monday, 10/26 Ronald Melendez-Martinez, 26, 16 Lynn ST., Chelsea, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle. Ever Breve, 35, 252 Revere Beach Pkwy. Chelsea, was arrested on a felony warrant. Jodi Horton, 40, 39 Boylston St., Boston, was arrested on a warrant. Tuesday, 10/27 Dennis Ryan, 38,...

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Letter to the Editor

November 26, 2015
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There is much to be thankful for Picking up the local news as of late can also be anxiety inducing with all the disagreements over the immediate past election.   Yet, this week is Thanksgiving, a holiday we reserve each year to give thanks and there is much to be thankful for at all levels....

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Let Us Give Thanks

November 26, 2015
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us. It’s a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner with friends and family that reminds us how fortunate we truly are as a nation at a time when circumstances are so cruel for so many others in the...

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Sports 11-26-2015

November 26, 2015
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CHS Roundup CHS football team to meet Matignon on Thanksgiving Day The Chelsea High football team will meet Matignon High Thanksgiving Day at Dilboy Stadium in Somerville at 10:00 a.m. Although both teams have experienced a certain degree of frustration thus far this year — Chelsea comes into the contest with a 2-7 mark and...

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No Racial Implications in ‘Dear Friend’ Letters,Gladys Vega States

November 19, 2015
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Political activist and human services leader Gladys Vega said this week that the ‘Dear Friend’ political endorsement letters she sent out during the recent City Election were being misrepresented as an identity politics gesture and did not endorse Latino candidates over white or black candidates simply because of race or ethnicity. “In certain districts...

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