Monthly Archives: December 2015

Helping Those in Need

December 31, 2015
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Helping Those in Need

DeAnn Brown received her bag of donated toys for her children. “I am glad they do this every year, to help those that need the extra help, I’m grateful,” she said.

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Lawsuit by Phantom Ventures Will Move to Federal Court

December 31, 2015
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The City’s attorneys and attorneys for the so-called ‘suit and tie’ strip club (Phantom Ventures) proposed for the old King Arthur’s site on Beacham Street will appear in Federal Court on Tuesday, Jan. 5, for an initial appearance in the case. Phantom Ventures originally filed the suit in state court on Oct. 24, but...

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Chelsea Salvation Army Steps Up to Serve Christmas and Every Day

December 31, 2015
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By Joe Prezioso Take a walk down Broadway Chelsea and one will see a mix of life. The poor, the rich, the less fortunate. One often doesn’t realize, however, that some of the people walking along amidst everyday life are homeless. In the U.S. there are more than half a million homeless people (according...

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One Lane of Washington Ave. Bridge Now Complete

December 31, 2015
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One Lane of Washington Ave. Bridge Now Complete

The northbound lane of Washington Avenue has been completed preliminarily by contractors working on the 18-month Bridge replacement project near City Hall. A few weeks ago, a temporary lane was available, though vehicles were not allowed to pass though, after the Bridge had been closed to all traffic since May 26. State officials are...

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The Top 15 Stories of 2015: Snow, New Leaders and Heroes

December 31, 2015
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The Top 15 Stories of 2015: Snow, New Leaders and Heroes

The year 2015 in Chelsea marked a major change in the landscape of leadership, politics and development. With a long-time city manager graduating to a higher post, a new city manager coming in and six new faces being elected to the City Council – things changed fast in 2015 and are likely to continue...

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Enjoy the New Year Safely

December 31, 2015
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“If this is the last, let’s make it a blast!” all too often is the thought of party-goers on New Year’s Eve as we usher out the old year and ring in the new. But New Year’s Eve is a day just like any other — by which we mean that too much “partying”...

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A New Year’s Resolution: Let Go of Our Anxiety

December 31, 2015
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The intersection of the coming of a New Year and the passing of the previous one offers all of us the opportunity to pause and reflect upon both what has transpired and what awaits us. The opening lines of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, Ring Out, Wild Bells, sums up what we all feel at...

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Sports 12-31-2015

December 31, 2015
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CHS Roundup Red Devils fall to Medford, 43-34 The Chelsea High boys basketball team dropped its first contest of the season, coming out on the short end of a 43-34 decision at Medford, one of Chelsea’s former long-time rivals from the Greater Boston League. The Red Devils led for most of the way, grabbing...

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Obituaries 12-31-2015

December 31, 2015
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Francis ‘Frank’ Turczyn Polka fan – died unexpectedly on Christmas Day – his favorite holiday Francis H. ‘Frank’ Turczyn of Chelsea passed away unexpectedly in his Chelsea home on Christmas morning. He was 81 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, the beloved son of the late Wladyslaw and Mary Turczyn, Frank attended St....

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Toy Drive

December 24, 2015
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Toy Drive

The Sokolowski Elementary School held a toy collection drive to benefit Boston Children’s Hospital. Pictured with the many toys that the students collected for the hospital are Sokolowski School Principal Clerk Yolanda V. Colon and fourth grade students Addelyn Urrutia and Myshel Velazquez.

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