Monthly Archives: September 2016

Matt Siegel to Emcee Eighth Annual ALS & MS Walk for Living

September 8, 2016
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Matt Siegel to Emcee Eighth Annual ALS & MS Walk for Living

Word spread quickly. The Leonard Florence Center for Living (LFCL), the only urban model skilled nursing Green House in the world caring for individuals with ALS – was  opening  a second home for individuals living with ALS. Within days, the new Dapper McDonald ALS Residence was filled with a diverse mix of residents in...

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Chelsea Firefighter Loses Battle with Occupational Cancer

September 8, 2016
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Chelsea Firefighter Loses Battle with Occupational Cancer

After a year of fighting valiantly against a work-related cancer condition, Chelsea Fire officials announced on Saturday night that Firefighter Peter Kannler, 37, had passed away. It was being considered an active duty death. “It is with deep regret that the department announces the Active Duty death of Firefighter Peter Kannler of Engine 2,...

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Goodbye Weeds:Much Needed Attention Begins to Hone in on District 6 Infrastructure

September 8, 2016
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Goodbye Weeds:Much Needed Attention Begins to Hone in on District 6 Infrastructure

By Seth Daniel There’s a light shining in District 6 – a street light to be exact. A major investment into the infrastructure of District 6 – located along the Chelsea Creek and back of the hill neighborhoods – is about to take place this fall and coming spring, and Councillor Giovanni Recupero is...

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Malone Park Still Generating Controversy Amongst Council

September 8, 2016
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By Seth Daniel One week after an idea was floated publicly by Councillor Roy Avellaneda to look into taking the Soldiers’ Home park (Malone Park) out of the state’s hands so the City could use it for youth sports programming, several councillors are lashing out and Avellaneda said it’s all politics. This week, Councillor...

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Police Briefs 09-08-2016

September 8, 2016
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Tuesday, 8/30 Jose Davila, 47, 614 Dudley St., Dorchester, was arrested for shoplifting, trespassing, furnishing false name and on warrants. Jose Manuel Ramos Rodriguez, 30, 157 Park St., Chelsea, was arrested for trespassing and assault and battery. Wednesday, 8/31 Mark Brenner, 35, 37 Merritt Ave,. Brockton, was arrested for defacing property, tagging property. Thursday,...

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Letters to the Editor

September 8, 2016
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Vote NO on Question 2 Charter schools have become ubiquitous in our educational landscape, and parents of children in poor and underperforming school districts are its direct target. I see my friends and family clamoring to enroll their children in charter schools in hopes that their kids have a chance at attending college one...

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Sports 09-08-2016

September 8, 2016
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CHS Roundup CHS football team opens season tonight against Lynn Tech The Chelsea High football team will make the short trek northward to Lynn this evening (Thursday) when coach Jack Halas and his Red Devil gridmen open their 2016 season at Lynn Tech under the lights on Tech’s home turf at Manning Field. The opening kickoff...

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Obituaries 09-08-2016

September 8, 2016
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Carol Ann Parrotta Of Chelsea Carol Ann (Tedford) Parrotta of Chelsea died on June 20. The devoted wife of Nicholas Parrotta, she was the beloved mother of Elizabeth West and her husband, Christopher of Tewksbury; sister of Eileen Cronin of Chelsea and Muriel Eremka of Wilmington. Family and friends are kindly invited to  attend a...

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Movement’s Championship

September 1, 2016
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Movement’s Championship

Minerva Cruz sets the ball during The Movement’s championship women’s volleyball game on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Highland Park. The day long celebration featured the top basketball and volleyball teams from the season facing off against one another. Cruz’s team took first place, and the Red Team won the basketball championships. The Movement celebrated its first...

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First Day of School

September 1, 2016
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First Day of School

Xavier Acevedo, Joshua Audon and Alex Beck enjoy a little playground time before they get called into their class lines for the first day of school on Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the Mary C. Burke Complex. Chelsea Public School students resumed classes all over the district on Tuesday, marking the beginning of another school...

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