Monthly Archives: February 2016

Venezuela to Boston

February 26, 2016
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Venezuela to Boston

Randi the Samba dancer, a frequent subject of painter Juan DelMoral, danced energetically to tropical beats for the crowd gathered at Pearl Street Gallery last Saturday, Feb. 20, for DelMoral’s artist reception in the show ‘Venezuela to Boston.’

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CPD Promotions

February 26, 2016
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CPD Promotions

The Chelsea Police Department held a ceremony for promotions within the Department and new appointees on Monday, Feb. 22, at the Council Chambers. Two lieutenants were announced, three new sergeants and three new officers. Pictured (left to right) City Manager Thomas Ambrosino, Officer Deryn DiOrio, Officer Abner Carrera, Lt. John Bower, Chief Brian A....

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City Manager:Time to Invest in Chelsea

February 26, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The new Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) has been submitted to the City Council and City Manager Tom Ambrosino said it is a huge uptick in spending – with some $27 million in investments on the City over the next two years. “It’s time to invest our money,” he said. “The City...

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Residency Ordinance Ruled Out of Order Before Vote,Council at Odds

February 26, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In what has become the first big squabble on the new City Council, many councillors are at odds over the decision to block a vote on the controversial police and fire residency ordinance that was expected to come to a vote on Monday night, but instead was ruled out of order...

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New Flood Maps Could Be Costly for Property Owners

February 26, 2016
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By Seth Daniel New federal flood maps – set to be fully approved for Chelsea next month – could bring about quite an expensive surprise for homeowners in areas where flooding is probably the last thing on anyone’s mind. Flood maps are reviewed and compiled by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), and have...

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Cromwell,CBC will Recognize Eight Chelsea Trailblazers

February 26, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Chelsea Black Community (CBC) President Joan Cromwell has announced that eight individuals will be honored as “Chelsea Trailblazers” at the third annual CBC Black History Month celebration today at Chelsea High School. The recipients will be recognized at an awards ceremony in the CHS auditorium following the dinner portion of the...

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Police Briefs 02-25-2016

February 26, 2016
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ATTEMPTED MURDER On Feb. 18, around 4 a.m., officers were dispatched to 763 Broadway on the report of a past assault. It was reported that the alleged involved suspect had left the residence where the assault took place and was walking away on Broadway. Officers interviewed the victim inside the apartment and officers reported...

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Isn’t It Time That We Put Kids First

February 26, 2016
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico Massachusetts has long been a leader in education, public health, and innovation. However, when it comes to ensuring that all our children have a chance to succeed, we still have much work to do. To start with, it’s time that Massachusetts gets serious about guaranteeing that every child has a...

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Letter to the Editor

February 26, 2016
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Governor’s Councillor Backs Calvin Brown for State Democratic Committeeman  On March 1, 2016, “Super Tuesday,” Chelsea voters of the Democratic Party will go to the polls to nominate a candidate for the U.S. Presidency and elect two State Committee members (one male and one female). I am respectfully requesting that the voters consider Calvin...

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Everyone Can — and Should — Vote Tuesday

February 26, 2016
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Other than for anyone who has been living under the proverbial rock for the past few months, it is fair to say that the 2016 Presidential primary election campaign has drawn the most controversy and the most attention in our nation’s history. There are many reasons for this, chief among them being the candidacies...

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