Monthly Archives: October 2016

Jack and Mary Frangiamone Celebrate their 71st Wedding Anniversary

October 14, 2016
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Jack and Mary Frangiamone Celebrate their 71st Wedding Anniversary

Longtime Chelsea residents Jack Frangiamone and Mary Frangiamone (front row) celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary at a party hosted by their family at DeMaino’s Restaurant. The guests of honor are pictured with members of their proud family (back row, from left) Donna Frangiamone Katzman, Nora Katzman, Katie Katzman, Elliot Katzman, Diane Frangiamone Butera, Michelle...

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Rylee Sostre Takes a Break from Fighting Cancer to Fight Fires

October 14, 2016
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Rylee Sostre Takes a Break from Fighting Cancer to Fight Fires

By Seth Daniel Third grader Rylee Sostre has been busy since January fighting a potent form of brain cancer, but last Thursday, Oct. 6, he turned his attention to fighting fires with the Chelsea Fire Department (CFD). Around 1 p.m. on Thursday, one day after receiving chemotherapy at the hospital, a bright, shining Engine...

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No to Question 4:State Superintendents Association Comes Out Against Marijuana Question

October 14, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS), under the leadership of Chelsea Supt. Mary Bourque, has come out against the Question 4 statewide ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana for recreational use. Bourque told the Record that MASS has issued a position statement that if firmly against the question, saying that...

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Second Thought:Murder Verdict in Tenant’s Slaying of Chelsea Woman,88

October 14, 2016
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A jury this morning convicted a Chelsea man of the 2013 murder of 88-year-old Hilda Devincenzo after the first jury was not able to get a conviction. A Suffolk Superior Court jury found Felix Melendez, 38, guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of his landlady, Devincenzo.  During his sentencing Friday morning, Oct. 7,...

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MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy

October 14, 2016
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A member of MS-13 pleaded guilty on Friday, Sept. 30, at Boston Federal Court in connection with the stabbing of a rival gang member in Chelsea in December 2015. Mauricio Sanchez, also known as “Tigre,” 29, of Chelsea, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Boston to conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a...

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Police Briefs 10-13-2016

October 14, 2016
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STABBED IN FRACAS On Sunday, Oct. 9, at 2:18 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the area of 52 Springvale Ave. for a large fight in the street. As the first officer arrived, he observed a shirtless male party running and getting into a gray BMW. A crowd of people in the street were yelling...

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Opposing Recreational Marijuana, Quesiton 4 on the November Ballot

October 14, 2016
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There is ongoing public debate about legalization of marijuana – first for medicinal and more recently for recreational uses. Societal attitudes towards this issue have changed dramatically in a relatively short period of time. One issue that is not sufficiently addressed in this debate is the relationship between marijuana use and psychotic disorders such...

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Sports 10-13-2016

October 14, 2016
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CHS Roundup CHS football team falls short in 37-26 shootout The Chelsea High football team put together its best performance of the season on offense, but came up short in a 37-26 loss at Whittier Tech Saturday. Despite yielding a touchdown on Whittier’s fourth play from scrimmage — a 70 yard run that left...

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Obituaries 10-13-2016

October 14, 2016
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Marilyn Charak Massachusetts Park Services retiree; Life Member of the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, Revere Chapter of Hadassah, Hebrew Rehab Center for the Aged and a former member of Temple B’nai Israel, Beachmont Marilyn Charak of Revere, formerly of Malden and Chelsea, died on Sunday, October  9. Marilyn was a Life Member of the...

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Taking a Stand:Council Votes on Resolution to Oppose Question 2 on Expanding Charters

October 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Chelsea City Council voted in a formal resolution on Monday night to take a stand in opposition to the statewide Question 2 charter school expansion ballot initiative. The vote was 9-0, with Councillors Roy Avellaneda and Yamir Rodriguez not voting. Rodriguez works for a Charter School in Boston and chose not...

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