Monthly Archives: May 2016

Chelsea Hunger Network Looks to Fill Empty Bowls in Chelsea

May 7, 2016
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Chelsea Hunger Network Looks to Fill Empty Bowls in Chelsea

By Seth Daniel Coming from a place of desperation has been a great piece of hope in the community known as the Chelsea Hunger Network, a group that has been guided tirelessly by Ron Fishman. Fishman works for MGH part-time in the community coalition, and works part-time also at Trinity Property Management managing Chelsea...

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City Hall Could Get Lit Up

May 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The idea to light up Chelsea City Hall, perhaps using different colored lighting such as is done on the Bunker Hill/Zakim Bridge, is one step closer to a reality. City Councillor Matt Frank proposed the idea last month in a Council order and City Manager Tom Ambrosino said he is interested...

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Local Help for Small Business Training and Assistance

May 7, 2016
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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has selected the Hispanic-American Institute as one of five providers of training and assistance to small and minority businesses seeking to contract for the construction phase of new casinos under development in Everett and Springfield. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission awarded the project to the Institute in view of its track...

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Police Briefs 05-05-2016

May 7, 2016
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Monday, 4/18 Josue Rodriguez, 46 Tudor St., Chelsea, was arrested for armed robbery, carrying a firearm without a license, possessing a firearm in felony and assault with a dangerous weapon. Christopher Testa, 30, 71 Wilshire St. Winthrop, was arrested for shoplifting and on warrant. Michael Herlihy, 34, 39 Kingston St., Boston, was arrested on...

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Letters to the Editor

May 7, 2016
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Arts and humanities are important On April 25, 2016, the Chelsea City Council gave official recognition to the Chelsea arts and humanities community at a ceremony sponsored by the Chelsea Cultural Council.  Local artists, Chelsea residents, and guests filled the third floor of City Hall to capacity for this occasion. We are extremely grateful...

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Mother’s Day

May 7, 2016
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This Sunday is a day set aside to honor our mothers. Few can doubt the loyalty and love that our mothers have exhibited to their children despite the difficulty that some of their children may cause. Growing up in this area more than 50 years ago, mothers were always treated with a special amount...

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Sports 05-05-2016

May 7, 2016
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Bruins Beat by Bob Morello Bruins active in the news The Boston Bruins season is over, but they still remain active news wise. The team released information related to three regulars who have undergone successful surgery. Included were forward Matt Beleskey (left hand), forward David Krejci (left hip) and defenseman Torey Krug (right shoulder),...

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Obituaries 05-05-2016

May 7, 2016
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Patricia Piotrowski Verizon retiree Patricia A. Piotrowski passed away on Sunday, May 1 at Wingate Nursing Home in Reading after a brief decline in health. She was 83 years old. Born and raised in Charlestown, she was one of three children born to the late D. Henry and Eileen (Gorman) Harrington. Pat attended school...

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