Monthly Archives: February 2017

Roca CEO Speaks in Washington, D.C. about Organization

February 17, 2017
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Molly Baldwin, founder and CEO of Chelsea-based Roca Inc. delivered a powerful talk Thursday, Feb. 9, at TEDxPennsylvaniaAvenue, sharing the story of Roca and how relentless outreach and data can help change the cycle of recidivism in our country. Baldwin was one of 14 speakers invited to the Newseum in Washington D.C. to share...

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Police Briefs 02-16-2017

February 17, 2017
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Monday, 2/6 Rommel Christopher, 40, 77 Wayland St., Dorchester, was arrested for shoplifting, assault and battery, malicious destruction of property over $250 (2 counts). Matthew Anderson, 26, 106 Bradstreet Ave., Revere, was arrested on a warrant. Tuesday, 2/7 Brandon Stephens, 27, 11 Oakwood St., Dorchester, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor...

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Letters to the Editor

February 17, 2017
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Unfounded concerns Dear Councilor Vidot, I am writing you tonight to address a very difficult yet important issue. On Monday, January 23, 2017 there was a City Council meeting. At this meeting the Council was going to take a vote on an order introduced by Councilor Recupero regarding the residency requirement for employees in...

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Sports 02-16-2017

February 17, 2017
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CHS Roundup CHS track teams perform well at GBL Meet The Chelsea High boys and girls indoor track teams turned in fine individual and team performances at the Greater Boston League Meet held this past Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center. The Lady Red Devils capped a superb 2017 season with a strong...

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Obituaries 02-16-2017

February 17, 2017
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Laurel Shaughnessy Former Chelsea resident Laurel B. Shaughnessy passed away on Saturday evening, February 11 at the Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, NH after a brief illness. She was in her 100th year. Born in Chelsea in 1917, she was one of five children of the late Peter and Malgorzeta (Gaska) Balon. She attended...

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Patriots Victory Parade

February 10, 2017
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Patriots Victory Parade

The streets of Boston were filled with confetti and Patriots fans on Tuesday morning, including many fans from Everett, for the New England Patriots Victory Parade following their dramatic 34-28 Super Bowl win on Sunday. Here, Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady gives the No. 1 sign as backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo hoists the Vince...

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Honoring Black History Month

February 10, 2017
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Honoring Black History Month

Joan Cromwell (right), President of the “Chelsea Black Community One Strong Voice” was joined by Beverly Martin Ross (left) in thanking the Council President Leo Robinson and his colleagues for honoring Black History Month during a ceremony at Monday’s City Council meeting. There will be a key event to celebrate the month on Feb....

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Unconstitutional:City Files Federal Suit Against Trump Administration’s Executive Order to Potentially Defined Sanctuary Cities

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City of Chelsea, in conjunction with the City of Lawrence, filed an eight-count federal lawsuit in Boston Federal Court on Wednesday morning, Feb. 8, calling for the court to declare unconstitutional the Executive Order penned by President Donald Trump regarding stripping federal grant funding from Sanctuary Cities like Chelsea. “On...

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Former YMCA Bidding Process Transpires, Some Questions Remain

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In what was described as a “fire sale” situation for the CCC Club – which is the old YMCA – in Bellingham Square on Shurtleff Street, board members from the non-profit have apparently accepted a bid for the building at $950,000 from a local real estate owner. Some now are questioning...

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New Lease Deal for Rental Cars Seen as Good Guarantee for City

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The City has negotiated a deal with Enterprise Rent A Car to extend its lease for the full 20 years to 2034 in exchange for guaranteed payments of excise tax to the City. Currently the City is guaranteed about $1 million per year in excise taxes, but the new deal would...

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