Monthly Archives: November 2016

Let’s Remember — And Thank — Our Veterans

November 11, 2016
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This Friday, November 11, marks the annual observance of Veterans Day. The holiday originated as Armistice Day in 1919 to mark the first anniversary of the end of World War I, which formally was concluded on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month in 1918. The first world war was...

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Sports 11-10-2016

November 11, 2016
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CHS Roundup CHS football team edges South Boston with 2nd half comeback The Chelsea High football team turned in another impressive performance to claim its second straight win and third in four games with a come-from-behind, 16-12 victory over South Boston this past Saturday. Southie jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the opening...

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Obituaries 11-10-2016

November 11, 2016
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Gerald Solar Decorated Vietnam veteran, US Postal Service retiree, past member of NALC, AMVETS and past vice president of Chelsea PPC Gerald L. Solar passed away Sunday morning November 6 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a long battle with cancer. He was 71 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, he was...

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The 2016 Election – What’s on the Ballot?

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...

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Princesses and Ponies

November 4, 2016
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Princesses and Ponies

PRINCESSES AND PONIES:  Lexanni Woodard, Mya Ortiz, Naleyah Sylvester, and Jahnerys Figueroa pose for a photograph in their Halloween princess and pony costumes during the Chelsea Community School Halloween Party on Sunday, Oct. 30.

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Chelsea Reads Celebration

November 4, 2016
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Chelsea Reads Celebration

Sarah Gay, (left) director of the Chelsea Public Library, and Martha Bocksenbaum (right) children’s librarian, invite all Chelsea families to attend the 11th annual “Chelsea Reads” Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the library, located at 569 Broadway. There will be hands-on-family activities and crafts, special guest storytellers,...

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Senior Night

November 4, 2016
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Senior Night

Senior Alexandra Martinez, captain, slaps hands with her teammates as she is called out on Volleyball Senior Night Monday, Oct. 24

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Community Garden

November 4, 2016
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Community Garden

Curtis Johnson, Mike Dicologero, and Randall Varela at the Chelsea Community Garden Shad Shelter Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, Oct. 27, in the Hawthorne Street garden. The Community Gardens and Just-A-Start YouthBuild combined efforts to get the Shade Shelter in place.

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Protect the Population:More than 600 Three-Family Homeowners to Get Hit with Major Tax Increase

November 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Many have assumed for years that the numerous three-family homes in Chelsea were owned by absentee landlords, but as it turns out some two-thirds of those homes are owner-occupied, and one councillor said he is ready to take some extreme measures to protect them and their tenants from a rather large...

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Whidden Hospital Changes its Name to CHA Everett

November 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel For generations of those in the Everett, Revere and Chelsea areas, the hospital on the hill has been known simply “the Whidden.” But in more recent times, the Whidden Hospital name has become confusing, and a lot of folks weren’t aware it was part of the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) –...

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