Monthly Archives: February 2017

Memo from Homeland Security Widens Deportation Scope, Stokes Organizations to Plan for the Worst

February 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The federal government’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a wide-ranging memo on immigration enforcement Tuesday that widens the scope of who can be picked up for being an illegal immigrant, and for what reasons. DHS Secretary John Kelly issued a memo called ‘Implementing the Presidents Border Security Immigration Enforcement Improvement...

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Police Briefs 02-23-2017

February 28, 2017
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BRICK FIGHT AT THE WALK On Feb. 17, at 2:44 p.m., officers responded to the Chelsea Walk, located at 416 Broadway, for a report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim yelling, and stating that he was struck in the arm with a brick thrown by a male party. The...

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Letter to the Editor

February 28, 2017
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To my neighbors on Bellingham Street: The City of Chelsea has a Charter, which states you MUST remove the snow and clean the sidewalks in front of your property within 24 hours of a storm and to not comply means a fine. If it is an ACT OF GOD when it snows but it...

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Sports 02-23-2017

February 28, 2017
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CHS Roundup CHS track athletes do well at State Division 2 Meet; Cedano sets record It was a nice end to the season for the Chelsea High boys and girls track programs this past Sunday at the MIAA Division 2 Championships held at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. For the boys, senior Adriel...

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Obituaries 02-23-2017

February 28, 2017
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Margaret Bilton Retired Certified Nurse’s Assistant — September 28, 1957 – February 17, 2017 Margaret “Peggy” (Penney) Bilton of Natick, formerly of Chelsea, passed away on February 17 at the Metro West Medical Center/Framingham Union Hospital in the Emergency Department following a respiratory and cardiac event.  She was 59 years old. Peggy had battled advancing...

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Signing Autographs

February 17, 2017
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Signing Autographs

Siblings Rob and Terry O’Reilly have been longtime fans of Bruins player Terry O’Reilly, and share the same name.

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Chelsea Kiwanis Club Hosts Bikers Against Child Abuse

February 17, 2017
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Chelsea Kiwanis Club Hosts Bikers Against Child Abuse

The Kiwanis Club of Chelsea, led by president Tricia Williams, welcomed Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) to its weekly meeting at the Jordan Boys and Girl Club. BACA leaders spoke about their volunteer work in helping children nationwide and holding events to raise awareness about child abuse. Williams and her fellow Kiwanians are pictured...

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Residence Inn to Get Makeover Starting in 2017

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The ownership of the Residence Inn on Maple Street announced that they would be completely rehabilitating the hotel this year after they finish construction this spring on the new Homewood Suites that is across the street. “When this hotel is completed, we plan to completely do over the Residence Inn next...

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Parting Ways:Fire Union Pulls Endorsement of Vidot,Councillor Defends Her Record

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Councillor Damali Vidot and the Chelsea Firefighters Union have parted ways in dramatic fashion this week after the union made public its desire to pull their endorsement of Vidot, the Union’s only Council endorsement in the last election two years ago. The Chelsea Fire Union, Local 937, issued a letter this...

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Fire Department Overtime Looking to Soar This Year

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel For many City Councillors, talking about Fire Department overtime every spring is like watching a movie for the 100th time. It’s always the same story, and the outcome just never does change. Chief Len Albanese said during a meeting last month with the City Council that estimates to keep Fire Department...

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