Monthly Archives: November 2016

A Great Idea That Has Been Delayed No More

November 18, 2016
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More than five years ago, the leaders of Chelsea, Winthrop and Revere had the idea to establish a Health Collaborative that would serve the three communities and address issues ranging from wellness programs that include flu prevention, smoking prevention, and childhood obesity to the more serious issue of opioid abuse. However, the idea languished...

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Sports 11-17-2016

November 18, 2016
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CHS Roundup Red Devils drop heartbreaker, 28-22 The Chelsea High football team came up on the short end of its game Saturday with Burke High School in the most-heartbreaking of fashions, yielding a touchdown in the final 12 seconds on a 56-yard scramble by Burke quarterback Patrick Cutheate, to drop a 28-22 decision. The...

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Obituaries 11-17-2016

November 18, 2016
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James Mahoney Retired electricians supply sales manager James M. Mahoney passed away peacefully on November 13 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a long battle with ongoing illness. Just ten days earlier, on November 3, he celebrated his 43rd wedding anniversary with his beloved wife of 43 years, Debra A. (Grungo)...

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Chelsea Reads

November 11, 2016
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Chelsea Reads

Stefany Romero with her daughter, Genesis Giron Romero, and Irma Fejzic, volunteer from Chelsea High School’s Interact Club, with Gerald, the elephant, during the annual Chelsea Reads Family Literacy Day at the Chelsea Public Library. Some 700 families came to the library for a day of fun with books and characters.

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FBI Building Opens Monday as Employees Report to Work

November 11, 2016
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FBI Building Opens Monday as Employees Report to Work

By Seth Daniel Activity blossomed out of the FBI Building on Everett Avenue Monday morning as the Boston Headquarters officially opened for its first day of work in Chelsea. Cars pulled into the lot, shuttles operated from South Station and some of the 500 newly relocated employees strolled the sidewalks and grabbed lunch at...

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Chelsea Swears in 15 New Police Officers

November 11, 2016
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Chelsea Swears in 15 New Police Officers

By Seth Daniel Fifteen new Chelsea Police officers – one of the most diverse classes of officers to ever come onto the force – raised their right hands Monday night to take the sacred oath of upholding law and order in Chelsea. City Clerk Jeannette Cintron gave the oath and the officers recited it...

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Chelsea Council Sets Tax Rate, Institutes 25 Percent Exemption

November 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The Chelsea City Council voted to institute a 25 percent owner occupant property tax exemption and to apply the maximum commercial shift to help residents absorb a tax increase that has come due to sharp increases in residential property values. While Chelsea had the opportunity to use up to 35 percent...

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The Results:Chelsea Goes All Out for Hillary, Approves CPA

November 11, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Chelsea voters bucked the nationwide trend and voted overwhelmingly for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, and more important locally, easily approved the Community Preservation Act (CPA) proposal that would provide money to help fund community projects and affordable housing. Turnout was heavy in Chelsea with early voting contributing to about 10,000 votes...

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Police Briefs 11-10-2016

November 11, 2016
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Monday, 10/31 Yazmin Vega, 29, 9 Guam Rd., Chelsea, was arrested for trespassing, assault and battery, assault and battery on a police officer, home invasion and resisting arrest. John Lewis, 32, 292 Salem St., Revere, was arrested for unarmed robbery Tuesday, 11/1 Kevin Cardoza, 18, 106 Bloomingdale St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant....

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One Man’s Grit, Resilience and Perseverance Brought the FBI to Chelsea

November 11, 2016
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By Patricia Simboli If you want to teach the lessons of grit and resilience, perseverance and testing the limits of one’s physical and mental limits, then look no further than Anthony C. Simboli. Seventy-five years ago, nearly 80, he started selling newspapers outside St Mary’s Church in the North End. Riding his bicycle piled...

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