Monthly Archives: April 2016

Chelsea Housing to Look at Public-Private Redevelopment

April 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA) has put out a Request for Proposals in hopes of partnering with a private developer to completely redevelop the Central Avenue and Walnut Street (Union Park Apartments) housing developments. The move is very preliminary, CHA said, and still requires a key approval by the state Department...

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Licensing Fracas Ends with a Bang

April 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel City Councillors and leaders agreed tacitly to move beyond the heated debate and, at times, name calling that has resulted from a close vote to re-appoint License Commissioner Ken Umemba and a desire by some councillors to make wholesale changes in the makeup of that board. A letter from former License...

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Sports 04-07-2016

April 7, 2016
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CHS Roundup Weather permitting, Chelsea High baseball team ready for opener Just when we thought that Mother Nature’s mild spring this year was a make-up call for last year’s horrible winter that wiped out the first two weeks of the 2015 spring sports season, she tossed a wicked curve ball this week with a snowstorm that...

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Obituaries 04-07-2016

April 7, 2016
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Paul Petrosino Former chef at Chili’s Restaurant in Chelsea Paul R. Petrosino passed away unexpectedly in his Lynn home early Saturday morning, April 2. He was 54 years old. Born in Lawton, OK, the beloved son of Alphonse and Margaret (Levy) Petrosino, he was a resident of Lynn for the past eight years. Paul...

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One Talented Dog

April 1, 2016
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One Talented Dog

Alex, a 7-year-old German Shepherd, is a Chelsea Police dog who will be retiring on July 1. Officer Ed Noftle showcased Alex’s talents at a special Chelsea Public Library program for families on Wednesday, March 23.

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‘Transfatty Lives’ to make Boston Premiere in Revere Cinema

April 1, 2016
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‘Transfatty Lives’ to make Boston Premiere in Revere Cinema

Imagine creating an award-winning documentary just by moving your eyebrows. Patrick O’Brien, who was diagnosed with ALS 10 years ago at age 30, spent 10 years producing the highly acclaimed ALS documentary “Transfatty Lives.” The film, which won the 2015 Audience Award at the Tribeca and Milano Film Festivals, will have its Boston premiere...

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Market Basket Documentary to be Released in April

April 1, 2016
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Market Basket Documentary to be Released in April

The producers of the documentary that traces the events that led 25,000 employees and two million customers across New England to stand behind embattled Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas is due out in April. Producers of “We the People” released a trailer this week and we catch a glimpse of what the filmmakers...

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Licensing Issues Taking Center Stage at Council

April 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel License Commission member Ken Umemba and other allies who backed his appointment fired back this week at Councillor Roy Avellaneda – a former License Commissioner – after he led an attempt to reject the re-appointment of Umemba last week. Avellaneda said at the time it was one of many more changes...

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Bill to Increase Logan Workers Pay Heads to the Senate

April 1, 2016
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By John Lynds State Representative Adrian Madaro (D-East Boston) and Senator Sal DiDomenico’s (D-Chelsea) bill that was co-sponsored by Rep. Dan Ryan (D-Chelsea) to raise the base pay for Logan Airport workers to $15 per hour came out of the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development and now moves to the Senate, where...

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Police Briefs 03-31-2016

April 1, 2016
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Monday, 3/21 Adele Mccabe, 30, 423 Eastern Ave., Chelsea, was arrested for larceny from building, assault with dangerous weapon. Katelyn Ferguson, 28, 86 Division St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. William Camille, 58, 65 Everett St., Everett, was arrested for unarmed robbery, possessing Class A drug. Joseph Sharleville, 44, 12 Osborne St., Salem,...

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