Monthly Archives: March 2016

Money is Tight:Fire Department Overtime Budget Likely to Soar Again

March 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Fire Department overtime budget – long a bone of contention with City officials – is likely to soar again this year over budget despite a $1.372 million reimbursement from the state for overtime costs related to the closure of the Washington Avenue Bridge. Acting on an order from Councillor...

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Chelsea Voters Favor Clinton,Trump in primary

March 4, 2016
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Chelsea voters supported Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the Massachusetts Presidential Primary Tuesday. Clinton, the former Secretary of State and First Lady, received 2,268 votes in the city, 58 percent of all votes cast in the Democratic primary. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders received 1,531 votes, 40 percent of the vote. Trump, the well-known...

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Housing for Young Parents to Open in Chelsea

March 4, 2016
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The Neighborhood Developers (TND) and Roca announced on Tuesday afternoon the completion of Lewis Latimer Place in Chelsea – a four-unit supportive housing development on the Shawmut Street site of the birthplace of Lewis Latimer. With the support of the City of Chelsea, and other funding partners, The Neighborhood Developers has redeveloped the formerly...

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Police Briefs 03-03-2016

March 4, 2016
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Monday, 2/15 Tiffany Green, 23, 124 Washington Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for shoplifting. Tuesday, 2/16 Anthony Ferullo, 26, 14 Union Ave., Everett, was arrested for shoplifting. Sergio Amado, 26, 124 Bow St., Everett, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle unlicensed and for shoplifting. Wednesday, 2/17 Mary Sackor, 29, 25 Staniford St., Boston, was...

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We Can Do Better

March 4, 2016
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(The following testimony was given on Monday, Feb. 29, by Chelsea Supt. Mary Bourque at a special state Joint Ways & Means Committee in Everett High School) Low-Income vs. Economically Disadvantaged Jose is a fourth grade special education student who has recently moved to Chelsea and is attending the Berkowitz Elementary School in Chelsea,...

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Sports 03-03-2016

March 4, 2016
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CHS Roundup Red Devils defeat Masconomet, 53-52; face Salem Thursday  The Chelsea High boys basketball team overcame a sluggish start and played tough defense in the final minutes to earn a heart-pounding, 53-52 triumph over Masconomet Regional in a preliminary round contest of the MIAA Division 2 North Sectional of the state basketball tournament...

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Obituaries 03-03-2016

March 4, 2016
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Silvia Rodas-Dugal of Chelsea Sylvia C. Rodas-Dugal died as a result of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident in Lynn early Saturday morning February 27. She was 25 years old. Born in Guatemala City, she was the beloved daughter of Mario L. Rodas and Silvia L. Dugal Rodas of Chelsea. When she was...

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