Monthly Archives: July 2016

Green Thumb

July 18, 2016
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Green Thumb

           Joe Fraher of Global, waters the garden at the corner of Broadway and Front Street.

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End Of An Era:Frank DePatto Retires As CHS Director Of Athletics

July 18, 2016
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End Of An Era:Frank DePatto Retires As CHS Director Of Athletics

By Cary Shuman Frank DePatto and the position of Chelsea High School director of athletics were a perfect fit for 28 years. DePatto was a Chelsea guy, the CHS class of 1957 president and a student-athlete. He had been a lifelong advocate for Chelsea sports, from the time he had sponsored and coached a...

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Methadone Clinic and Neighbors Meet Head On In Large Meeting

July 18, 2016
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Methadone Clinic and Neighbors Meet Head On In Large Meeting

By Seth Daniel Neighbors and community organizers confronted the owner of the Methadone clinic on Crescent Avenue Tuesday night in a large meeting on County Road about moving his operation, to which he said they would consider it. Councillors Luis Tejada, Leo Robinson and Roy Avellaneda sponsored the open mic community meeting on Tuesday...

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Shakespeare On Salt:Apollinaire in The Park Tackles ‘Hamlet’ in First Shakespeare Production,Partially On The Salt Pile

July 18, 2016
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Shakespeare On Salt:Apollinaire in The Park Tackles ‘Hamlet’ in First Shakespeare Production,Partially On The Salt Pile

By Seth Daniel As the cast and crew started rehearsing for ‘Hamlet’ in the PORT Park last week, the mildly sunny day soon gave way to a heavy, thick fog that rolled in off the Chelsea Creek and covered the park and the s ets put in place for the production. Brooks Reeves, 33,...

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Matty and Steve Powers Receive State Certification for Sober House in Lynn

July 18, 2016
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Matty and Steve Powers Receive State Certification for Sober House in Lynn

By Cary Shuman The Powers family has done much to make Chelsea a better city. Steve Powers and his younger brother, Matty Powers, are now spreading their kindness  to other communities, notably the city of Lynn.  The Mass. Department of Health (DPH) presented an award to the Powers brothers July 8, certifying the sober...

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Police Briefs 07-14-2016

July 18, 2016
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Monday, 6/27 Jhonatan Velasquez, 30, 25 Kimball Ave., Revere, was arrested on a warrant. Kevin Marroquin, 21, 59 Cottage St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and interfering with police. Hilcias Palencia, 21, 277 Carter St., Chelsea, was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, assault and battery, assault and battery on a...

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Sadness Across America

July 18, 2016
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The shooting deaths of two black men by white police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, and then the assassination of five white officers by a black sniper in Dallas, have shocked Americans of all ages, races, color, and creeds. These tragic deaths that have filled the headlines this past week have unleashed a...

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Obituaries 07-14-2016

July 18, 2016
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Patricia Ann ‘Pat’ Burge Retired bookkeeper Patricia Ann “Pat” (Smith) Burge passed away Friday morning, July 8 at home, surrounded by her loving family.  She was 76 years old. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late William W. and Ann E. (Connolly) Smith,  Pat was a lifelong resident of Chelsea.  She was raised in the...

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Up Close With Dinosaurs

July 8, 2016
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Up Close With Dinosaurs

Chelsea children gathered on the front lawn of City Hall for the first day of Chelsea Read’s Park by Park. Children had the chance to see real fossils of dinosaurs and learn about how they lived and died. Pictured is Bentley Corbett examining a fossil replica of the head of a Velociraptor.

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A Clean Ride

July 8, 2016
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A Clean Ride

Firefighter Angel Arrieta washes Ladder Two on Wednesday morning with Galvin Marenco at the Engine 3 house on Broadway.

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