Monthly Archives: January 2016

Chelsea Native Joe Smith Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

January 28, 2016
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Chelsea Native Joe Smith Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Chelsea native Joe Smith celebrated his 88th birthday this week but there is a professional milestone to be celebrated as well. Smith has received one of those incredible honors that only go to the well accomplished and the famous: a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce unveiled Smith’s...

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‘I Was Her Teacher, Now She’s Mine’:Student and Teacher Share a Common Bond Overcoming Challenges

January 28, 2016
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‘I Was Her Teacher, Now She’s Mine’:Student and Teacher Share a Common Bond Overcoming Challenges

The old saying ‘What comes around, goes around’ is usually put in negative terms, but for Chelsea High School senior Precious Perez and her former 4th grade teacher, Barbara Tracey, it’s a saying that epitomizes the caring that is extended from one person to another – and how over time as circumstances change, it...

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Police Stats Show Violent Crime Static,Overall Crime Down

January 28, 2016
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The Chelsea Police Department (CPD) and City Manager Tom Ambrosino released crime statistics from 2015 this month and, while overall crime is down, Chief Brian Kyes said they remain concerned that violent crime numbers remained the same as in 2014. While overall crime was down 8.3 percent from 2014 (1,479 to 1,356 incidents), the...

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Police Briefs 01-28-2016

January 28, 2016
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FAREWELL K-9 ANCHO Chelsea Police officers bid farewell last week to one of their own, K-9 Officer ‘Ancho.’ Ancho passed away last Tuesday, Jan. 19, with his handler, Officer Joe Capistran. “It is with deep regret and heartfelt sorrow that I must sadly take this opportunity to announce the sudden and untimely passing of...

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Letters to the Editor

January 28, 2016
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We taught the people Dear Editor, The news is punctuated by mass shootings. Consider this. We have taught people: You can be anything you want to be (“Be all you can be!”) and There is no right and wrong. And we have devalued human life – over 50 million abortions since the US Supreme...

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Deleo Forms Commission on Daily Sports Fantasy

January 28, 2016
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Anyone who has watched Channel Five’s “On the Record” Sunday morning show knows that Speaker of the House has a tremendous knowledge of Boston sports — as he often has demonstrated on the “Pop Quiz” portion of the show. And as a Winthrop High sports fan, Bob is front and center at games —...

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Sports 01-28-2016

January 28, 2016
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CHS Roundup Red Devil boys hoop cruises to 58-44 win The Chelsea High boys basketball team got back to the .500 mark with a victory over North Shore Tech, 58-44, Tuesday evening at the CHS gym. The Red Devils took control of the contest from the outset, grabbing a 13-6 lead after one quarter and...

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A Slam Dunk! Recycling for a Rebound

January 22, 2016
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A Slam Dunk! Recycling for a Rebound

The Berkowitz School has been on a tear recently in responding to the Boston Celtics’ Recycling Education Initiative, sponsored by Chelsea’s JN Phillips Auto Glass. The school was selected and held a tip-off assembly on Jan 11, with the recycling contest running through Jan. 25. So far, students and their parents have responded in...

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Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day

January 22, 2016
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Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day

Seemingly under the watching eye of a photo of Martin Luther King Jr., Chelsea’s Evan Mitchell gives an enlivened and uplifting version of ‘Break Every Chain’ during Monday morning’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast and Celebration – sponsored by the People’s AME Church and the Chelsea Black Community. Several people came out to...

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Sigh of Relief:Brutal Lynn Street Attack Story was Only a Hoax

January 22, 2016
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After putting the entire City on alert – and drawing considerable media attention from Boston – the alleged brutal random armed attack on a woman, purportedly by three young males with a Central American accent, turned out to be a false report. Denissa Perez, 25, of Chelsea, will be charged with misleading a police...

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