Monthly Archives: January 2017

Obituaries 01-19-2017

January 20, 2017
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Jimmy Vasquez Of Chelsea Jimmy Vasquez of Chelsea died tragically in the ‘department at CHA-Everett Hospital from fatal injuries sustained Friday evening, January 13. He was 15 years old. Jimmy was born in Cambridge and was a beloved son of Esmeralda Vasquez of Chelsea. He spent his life growing up in Chelsea, attending local...

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Wynn Boston Harbor Installs First Steel Beam

January 13, 2017
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Wynn Boston Harbor Installs First Steel Beam

By Seth Daniel At 5 a.m. on Monday, ironworkers stood ready as sky-high cranes began picking up steel columns and putting them into place on the northernmost end of the Wynn Boston Harbor site – the first steel to go up on the project, and just the beginning of what will be a flurry...

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Chelsea Housing Gets Multi-Million Dollar Grant for Refurbishing Elderly Housing

January 13, 2017
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Chelsea Housing Gets Multi-Million Dollar Grant for Refurbishing Elderly Housing

By Seth Daniel A major facelift is coming for 56 units of elderly and disabled housing at Union Park on Spruce and Sixth Street developments that are part of the Chelsea Housing Authority (CHA), that coming after an announcement in Malden on Jan. 5 that more than $3.5 million had been awarded to the...

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FBI Building Developers Tout Long History, Real Need in Requesting TIF

January 13, 2017
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FBI Building Developers Tout Long History, Real Need in Requesting TIF

By Seth Daniel Developers of the FBI Building on Maple Street – ACS Development – gave an impassioned presentation on Tuesday night that made the already difficult decision about granting a 20-year Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement to the company even more difficult – though some councillor did seem to indicate they were leaning...

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Green Roots Envisions a Waterfront Park

January 13, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Envision the sounds of water lapping up on the shore while one sits in a lawn chair gazing at the boats passing by – in Chelsea. That’s exactly what the GreenRoots organization will do this coming Jan. 17 when it holds an organizational planning meeting to talk about a waterfront park...

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City Council Resolution Honors the Life of the Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr

January 13, 2017
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The Chelsea City Council unanimously adopted a Resolution introduced by Council President Leo Robinson honoring the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and proclaiming Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 as the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the City of Chelsea. The Resolution follows: WHEREAS,   the late Reverend Dr. Martin...

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Police Briefs 01-12-2017

January 13, 2017
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Wednesday, 1/4 Juan Portillo, 26, 191 Porter St., East Boston, was arrested for larceny from building, trespassing. Kevin Rosales, 24, Homeless, Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Brunildo Pabon, 41, 26 Eleanor St., Chelsea, was arrested on a warrant. Thursday, 1/5 Stephen Panzini, 38, 45 Elm St., Everett, was arrested for disorderly conduct. David...

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Letter to the Editor

January 13, 2017
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With Heartfelt Thanks from Haiti Father David Fontaine from St. Joseph Parish in L’Asile, Haiti, has sent sincere thanks to Father Jim Barry and all the friends and parishioners of Our Lady of Grace Parish (Chelsea/Everett) and St. May of Assumption Parish (Revere) for their recent donations to his communities in Haiti.   Our Lady...

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Winter’s Here — Bundle Up

January 13, 2017
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Winter arrived in full force earlier this week, with a big snowstorm and skin-numbing temperatures. But we are New Englanders, so we know what to expect and how to prepare for it. Indeed, if you were shoveling snow as we were throughout the past weekend, not only did we benefit from a great workout,...

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What Would Martin Luther King Jr. Think?

January 13, 2017
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When one considers that it has been almost 49 years since Martin Luther King was assassinated, it is easy to understand why so many of our fellow Americans today have so little understanding of who he was and what he accomplished. Every school child for the past generation knows well the story of Martin...

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